The new DC/DC converter series REC15E-Z from RECOM comprises fully specified 15W devices with wide input voltage ranges. They increase flexibility by accepting several standard bus voltages. Due to their compact footprint (1“ x 1“), the converters are suitable for cost sensitive applications where board space is at a premium. The REC15E-Z series is available at www.Rutronik24.com.
A startup from Nuremberg wants to contribute to the smart city of the future by digitally transforming parking spaces. In contrast to other approaches that are either very expensive or time-consuming to install, Smart City System’s “Parking Pilot” is based on a small, yet robust, sensor that can be easily attached to parking areas.
The nRF52811 from Nordic Semiconductor is a multiprotocol SoC (System-on-Chip) and one of the first devices, that supports the new Bluetooth Core Specification 5.1. Besides Bluetooth Direction Finding and Bluetooth Long Range the SoC supports 802.15.4 that can be used for, Thread and Zigbee®. Thus it enables applications for direction information and distance measurement with centimeter precision. The...
At some stage of every project there comes a point where the developer has to ask which power supply is best suited to the application. Ever shorter development cycles, stricter specifications, and tighter budgets make the selection difficult. This article provides an overview of the details that need to be considered when making that choice.