Electronic Products & Technology


January 26, 2020 by Stephen Law

ToF demo board drives lasers with currents up to 28A

EPC9144 15V, 28 high current pulsed laser diode driver demonstration board is suitable for use in time-of-flight systems, where speed and accuracy of object detection is critical. Board demonstrates the rapid transition capability of the AEC Q101-qualified EPC2216 provides power…
November 19, 2018 by Tom Krisher, The Associated Press, Detroit

Electronic driving systems don’t always work, tests show

Testing by AAA shows that electronic driver assist systems on the road today may not keep vehicles in their lanes or spot stationary objects in time to avoid a crash.  The tests brought a warning from the auto club that drivers shouldn’t…
November 19, 2018 by Stephen Law

100V half-bridge drivers safely drive MOSFETs for bidirectional controller

RENESAS ELECTRONICS ISL784x4 family of automotive-grade 100V, 4A half-bridge N-channel MOSFET drivers includes three devices: ISL78424 and ISL78444 with single tri-level PWM input for controlling both gate drivers and ISL78434, which has dual independent inputs that separately control the high-side…
October 9, 2018 by Stephen Law

Ultra-low-power haptic chip solves power problem with HD touch

BOREAS TECHNOLOGIES BOS1901 low-power piezoelectric driver integrated circuit (IC) for high-definition (HD) haptic feedback in wearables and other battery-powered consumer devices. Product delivers 10X power savings over its nearest piezoelectric competitor, as well as 4X to 20X power savings over…