Solar Impulse 2, which recently crossed the Pacific Ocean without a single drop of fuel, is not the first solar-powered airplane. Research projects testing the limits of solar power helped to set the table for the latest milestone.
A wide range of power semiconductor devices and power solutions debuted at the Applied Power Electronics Conference. Here’s a closer look at some of the latest options for power electronics designers....More
Common misconceptions about quality-code development practices in the embedded-device and software-development lifecycle create a false sense of safety, security, and quality within the industry....More
Today’s solar inverter technologies do more than convert the variable dc output of a photovoltaic solar panel into utility frequency ac suitable for a commercial grid or to a local, off-grid electrical network....More
Low-power, wide-area networks are expected to replace satellite and cellular networks in future industrial and commercial systems. A recent report estimates that they will generate service revenues of $27 billion by 2020....More