Professional horticultural lighting allows plants to grow even when natural light is lacking, and can even help to produce more fruit or larger leaves. Such lighting solutions are enabled by the precise control of LEDs with the right wavelength using appropriate drivers. Very easy-to-use solutions are available for this purpose, most of them even plug & play.
Improved robustness of the touch sensor makes the new RX130 microcontroller family from Renesas ideal for use in wet environments such as kitchens and bathrooms. The MCUs are now available at www.rutronik24.com.
The IBM Institute for Business Value recently released its benchmark “Internet of Threats” study. The conclusion is alarming, comments Bernd Hantsche, marketing director of Embedded & Wireless and head of the team of GDPR experts.
The VL53L1CXV0FY/1 from STMicroelectronics is a state-of-the-art, Time-of-Flight (ToF), laser-ranging sensor, enhancing the FlightSense™ product family. It is the fastest miniature ToF sensor on the market with long-distance accurate ranging up to 400cm and fast ranging frequency up to 50Hz. The VL53L1CXV0FY/1 is available at www.rutronik24.com as of now.
The CIPOS™ IPMs are families of highly integrated, compact power modules designed to drive motors in applications ranging from home appliances, to fans, pumps and general purpose drives. Infineon's energy-efficient IPMs integrate the latest power semiconductor and control IC technology leveraging Infineon's advanced IGBTs, MOSFETs, next-generation gate driver ICs and state-of-the-art thermo-mechanical...