Lighting http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25773/more en In Quiet Endorsement of Silicon Carbide, Littelfuse Invests $15 Million in Monolith http://electronicdesign.com/power/quiet-endorsement-silicon-carbide-littelfuse-invests-15-million-monolith <div class="node-body article-body">Littelfuse has made a $15 million investment in Monolith Semiconductor, a startup developing power diodes and switches based on silicon carbide material.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/quiet-endorsement-silicon-carbide-littelfuse-invests-15-million-monolith" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/quiet-endorsement-silicon-carbide-littelfuse-invests-15-million-monolith#comments Automotive Hot Topics Energy Lighting Analog Power Wed, 08 Mar 2017 17:30:00 +0000 913101 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>(Image courtesy of SemiSouth).</p> ZigBee Promises Another Universal Language for the Internet of Things http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/zigbee-promises-another-universal-language-internet-things <div class="node-body article-body">Everything from thermostats, light bulbs, and smartphones would be able to talk wirelessly with each other using a new software language called dotdot.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/zigbee-promises-another-universal-language-internet-things" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/zigbee-promises-another-universal-language-internet-things#comments Hot Topics Lighting Robotics Dev Tools Fri, 06 Jan 2017 15:55:00 +0000 907951 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>(Image courtesy of Philips Lighting).</p> 5 Things You Must Know About the New Bluetooth 5 http://electronicdesign.com/blog/5-things-you-must-know-about-new-bluetooth-5 <div class="node-body blog-body">Longer range, faster speed, and larger broadcast message capacity come with Bluetooth 5, which makes it an even stronger wireless competitor in the IoT space.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/5-things-you-must-know-about-new-bluetooth-5" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/5-things-you-must-know-about-new-bluetooth-5#comments IoT Lighting Mobile Communications Blogs Wireless Communiqué Wed, 04 Jan 2017 20:27:00 +0000 907831 at http://electronicdesign.com 11 Myths About XYZ Color Sensing http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/11-myths-about-xyz-color-sensing <div class="node-body article-body">With the emergence of nano-photonic interference filter technology, is affordable XYZ sensing the best answer?</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/11-myths-about-xyz-color-sensing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/11-myths-about-xyz-color-sensing#comments 11 Myths About... Lighting Analog Embedded Wed, 21 Dec 2016 15:30:00 +0000 905281 at http://electronicdesign.com Infineon Joins Smart Appliance Security Lab in China http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/infineon-joins-smart-appliance-security-lab-china <div class="node-body article-body">Infineon helped found a research lab in China to develop stronger security for smart household devices like connected door locks and thermostats.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/infineon-joins-smart-appliance-security-lab-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/infineon-joins-smart-appliance-security-lab-china#comments Hot Topics Lighting Mobile Embedded Microcontrollers Microprocessors Fri, 02 Dec 2016 18:25:00 +0000 901221 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>(Image courtesy of the&nbsp;<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/electronicfrontierfoundation/page1" target="_blank">Electronic Frontier Foundation</a>, Creative Commons).</p> What Exactly is a Smart City? http://electronicdesign.com/iot/what-exactly-smart-city <div class="field-deck"> According to the United Nations, two-thirds of the world’s population will live in urban areas by 2050, leading many—from engineers to political leaders—to concentrate on developing smart-city initiatives. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">According to the United Nations, two-thirds of the world’s population will live in urban areas by 2050, leading many—from engineers to political leaders—to concentrate on developing smart-city initiatives.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/iot/what-exactly-smart-city" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/iot/what-exactly-smart-city#comments Automotive IoT Energy Lighting Embedded Wireless Tue, 29 Nov 2016 20:44:00 +0000 900601 at http://electronicdesign.com Panasonic to Make Gate Drivers for Gallium Nitride http://electronicdesign.com/power/panasonic-make-gate-drivers-gallium-nitride <div class="node-body article-body">Panasonic announced Monday that it would start manufacturing circuits that switch power transistors made out of gallium nitride.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/panasonic-make-gate-drivers-gallium-nitride" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/panasonic-make-gate-drivers-gallium-nitride#comments Automotive Products Lighting Power Thu, 10 Nov 2016 03:45:00 +0000 896731 at http://electronicdesign.com 5 Different Ways to Use LED Drivers http://electronicdesign.com/leds/5-different-ways-use-led-drivers <div class="field-deck"> Appropriate light-emitting diode drivers give more flexibility in designing better energy-efficient systems. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Appropriate light-emitting diode drivers give more flexibility in designing better energy-efficient systems.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/leds/5-different-ways-use-led-drivers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/leds/5-different-ways-use-led-drivers#comments Automotive Lighting Mobile LEDs Thu, 15 Sep 2016 20:40:00 +0000 884711 at http://electronicdesign.com Advanced Building-Automation Sensors Save Energy, Enhance Safety http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/advanced-building-automation-sensors-save-energy-enhance-safety <div class="node-body article-body">New sensor developments help achieve greater energy efficiency and higher accuracy in terms of safety for building automation systems.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/advanced-building-automation-sensors-save-energy-enhance-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/advanced-building-automation-sensors-save-energy-enhance-safety#comments Energy Lighting Analog Digital ICs Embedded Texas Instruments Thu, 01 Sep 2016 12:00:00 +0000 880631 at http://electronicdesign.com Q&A: Ted Konnerth, Egret Consulting http://electronicdesign.com/iot/qa-ted-konnerth-egret-consulting <div class="node-body article-body">Egret Consulting's Ted Konnerth discusses the integration of the Internet of Things (IoT) into lighting equipment. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/iot/qa-ted-konnerth-egret-consulting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/iot/qa-ted-konnerth-egret-consulting#comments IoT Lighting Interviews LEDs Tue, 30 Aug 2016 16:08:00 +0000 881701 at http://electronicdesign.com