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IPC speaks the language of the field: Protocol independent device development in the age of industry 4.0

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Industrial PCs (IPC) and mobile devices are used in automation technology for a wide range of applications. In the age of Industry 4.0, the networking of all components continues to increase. This also applies to IPCs that have to be connected to different field devices. Given the large number of existing industrial networks, this is a major challenge, but manufacturers of IPCs, edge gateways or operator...

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Infineon’s motor control solutions for pumps & fans

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Smart microelectronics from Infineon help meet thermal management challenges and increase the efficiency of cooling and HVAC systems. Modern vehicles increasingly rely on microelectronic components. This applies in particular to powertrain applications like electric pumps, including fuel, oil and water pumps, and fans such as HVAC blowers, engine cooling and battery cooling fans. Due to their proximity to...

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Thermal fuse with that certain extra

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In modern highly compacted electronic devices, safety in operation is increasingly threatened by excessively high temperatures. As a rule, thermal fuses are used to counter this risk. But only in combination with a shunt resistor is it possible to provide a fail-proof protection.

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Process or control? Microprocessors, microcontrollers and their periphery

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Every new application design requires a microcontroller or microprocessor. And when making a decision between the two, there are a few factors to consider. An overview of the microprocessor and the microcontroller, and heterogeneous architectures.

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New technology prevents mosquito bites - No more itching for me

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The one thing worse than a buzzing mosquito is its bite – and those affected know that the itching is enough to drive one almost insane. Up to now, most remedies have focussed on alleviating the itchiness. However, a start-up company has now developed a wristband that prevents mosquitoes from biting in the first place.

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