At Sensors Expo 2015 in Long Beach, CA, John Austin, senior product marketing manager with from the Analog and Interface Products Division of Microchip Technology explains the capabilities of the PAC1921, a high-side current/power sensor with a configurable analog output and a 2-wire digital bus. A evaluation board (part # ADM00592) is available. For […]
At Sensors Expo 2015 in Long Beach, Jeannette Wilson, product marketing manager at Microchip Technology discusses the ease of interfacing the MM7150 motion module that integrates a SSC7150 coprocessor for performing nine degree of freedom (9DOF) sensor fusion on accelerometer, gyroscope and magnetometer inputs. For more information, including the evaluation board, click here.
At Sensors Expo 2014, Dave Richkas, Bluetooth Product Line Manager for the Wireless Products division of Microchip Technology demonstrates the RN4020 Bluetooth LE module using two demo boards for a UART interface and command and control. To watch the video, click here. For more information about the Microchip RN4020 Bluetooth LE module, click here.
At Sensors Expo 2014, Alexis Alcott, Product Marketing Manager for 16-bit Microcontrollers at Microchip Technology discusses and demonstrates the new PIC24F XLP microcontrollers with an integrated crypto engine for encrypting sensors and other data. To watch the video, click here. For more information about the PIC24F XLP microcontrollers, click here.
In this Frank Talk about Sensors, Randy Frank talks to Jim Bartling of Microchip Technology about reducing processing time in the sensor signal chain. To hear the discussion, click here. For more information about Microchip Technology’s CTMU, click here. Sensor Tips
At Sensors Expo 2014, Dave Richkas, Bluetooth Product Line Manager for the Wireless Products division of Microchip Technology demonstrated a real-world application of Microchip’s Bluetooth and microcontroller products. The Zen Wheels Micro Car demo was the coolest demo at Sensors Expo if you were lucky enough to see it in the Microchip meeting room. It […]
Human machine interfaces in wearable devices, remote controls, gaming devices, track pads and more frequently use projected-capacitive technology for touch sensing. In addition to glass front sensor construction for optics and light touch, projected capacitive technology has multi-touch capability that enables gestures and uses printed circuit board (PCB) sensor design to provide a cost-efficient touch […]
Called the world’s first family of temp sensors with 1.8V SMBus and I2C™ communications, Microchip Technology’s EMC118X temperature sensor ICs target signal communications within the latest generation of smartphone, tablet and PC chipsets. The sensors have a 1.8V upper voltage limit for I/O signals. In addition, the EMC118X family uses frequency-hopping filtering on the sampling […]
The Embedded System Conference was held in conjunction with Sensors Expo 2011 in Chicago. Rob Ostafia, Group Leader Curriculum Development at Microchip Technology explains the company’s products for capacitive touch sensing through several demo boards. For more information about Microchip Technology touch sensing, click here. To watch the video, click here.