2016-11-23 - Julien Happich

Light sensor adds green LED for heart rate monitoring

The ALS-PD50-42C's signal is unaffected by signal interferences caused by people’s skin colour, tattoos and hair on the skin.

2016-11-14 - Weltrend Semiconductor

Weltrend snags design win for heart rate monitoring

The reference design combines Weltrend Semiconductor's WTHRM122 HRM MCU with New Japan Radio's optical sensor and ROHM's KXTJ2-1009 accelerometer.

2016-10-21 - Murata

Murata acquires 3D silicon capacitor expertise

France-based IPDiA specialises in developing integrated passive devices, including 3D silicon capacitors.

2016-10-17 - Susan Nordyk

3-axis MEMS accelerometers detect structural defects

The analog-output ADXL354 and digital-output ADXL355 offer selectable measurement ranges of ±2g to ±8g and low 0g offset drift.

2016-10-11 - Julien Happich

CMOS-compatible memristors closely mimic synapses

Compared to three-terminal CMOS synaptic circuits, the two-terminal device doesn't require complex circuitry to simulate synaptic behaviour.

2016-09-19 - Graham Prophet

PCB tech shrinks designs with 25µm linewidth

DenciTec enables the production of circuits with extremely high density without the disadvantages of the established manufacturing processes.

2016-09-13 - IHS Markit

Medical imaging chip unit volume to reach 73m

However, year-over-year global revenue growth from semiconductors used in medical imaging is flat, due to optical component price erosion.

2016-08-31 - Nordson EFD

Compact spray valve promises uniform, accurate spray control

The cost-effective 781Mini series from Nordson targets applications of low-to-medium viscosity fluids in a range of industries such as mobile…

2016-08-17 - Vivek Nanda

Researchers shrink chemical sensor to fit phone

Using Raman scattering and a new material, Cornell researchers are close to building a chemical sensor on a chip.

2016-08-10 - Julien Happich

Hardware accelerators speed up edge detection for embedded apps

Hardware accelerators in the demonstration have achieved up to 50 times faster motion detection without a significant increase in power…