Interconnects http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25796/more en Sensor Interface Relieves Complexity from Smartphones to Cars http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/sensor-interface-relieves-complexity-smartphones-cars <div class="field-deck"> With sensors pushing further into smartphones and other devices, an interface from the MIPI Alliance could limit the complexity and power consumption that come with pinning them to processors. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The MIPI Alliance, which specializes in chip-to-chip interfaces, recently unsealed its new I3C standard, which had only been available to members.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/sensor-interface-relieves-complexity-smartphones-cars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/sensor-interface-relieves-complexity-smartphones-cars#comments Automotive Hot Topics IoT Medical Mobile Electromechanical Embedded Interconnects Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:45:00 +0000 910021 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>(Image courtesy of <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/oliver_leitzgen/" target="_blank">Oliver Leitzgen</a>, Creative Commons).</p> Prioritize Circuit Protection for USB Type-C Interfaces http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/prioritize-circuit-protection-usb-type-c-interfaces <div class="node-body article-body">USB Type-C is revolutionizing the power-charging arena, but building in circuit protection becomes challenging due to the small connector size and high-power combination. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/prioritize-circuit-protection-usb-type-c-interfaces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/prioritize-circuit-protection-usb-type-c-interfaces#comments Communications Interconnects Power Texas Instruments Thu, 05 Jan 2017 13:00:00 +0000 906321 at http://electronicdesign.com How to Achieve High-Quality Data/Video Transfer with USB Type-C http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/how-achieve-high-quality-datavideo-transfer-usb-type-c <div class="node-body article-body">To ensure that USB Type-C designs can handle the 10 Gb/s of USB 3.1 Gen2 and video standards, losses due to parasitic capacitance, trace length, and other factors must be minimized. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/how-achieve-high-quality-datavideo-transfer-usb-type-c" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/how-achieve-high-quality-datavideo-transfer-usb-type-c#comments Communications Interconnects Power Texas Instruments Thu, 22 Dec 2016 14:11:00 +0000 903621 at http://electronicdesign.com PHY Holds the Key to Robust Industrial Ethernet Applications http://electronicdesign.com/ethernet/phy-holds-key-robust-industrial-ethernet-applications <div class="node-body article-body">Use of Ethernet in rugged industrial settings depends heavily on a strong PHY, and this transceiver IC solution helps meet that goal while lowering power consumption.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/ethernet/phy-holds-key-robust-industrial-ethernet-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/ethernet/phy-holds-key-robust-industrial-ethernet-applications#comments Automotive Communications Ethernet industrial Interconnects Texas Instruments Thu, 15 Dec 2016 13:00:00 +0000 902901 at http://electronicdesign.com Best Practices for G.fast System Testing http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/best-practices-gfast-system-testing <div class="node-body article-body">This article dives deeper into the development and testing methods used in the G.fast certification program.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/best-practices-gfast-system-testing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/best-practices-gfast-system-testing#comments Communications Interconnects Test & Measurement Fri, 02 Dec 2016 19:25:00 +0000 901261 at http://electronicdesign.com The Importance of Auto-Negotiation in Ethernet Architectures http://electronicdesign.com/ethernet/importance-auto-negotiation-ethernet-architectures <div class="node-body article-body">With Ethernet approaching 400G, Auto-Negotiation support must be implemented to ensure system interoperability and ultimately achieve success at such speeds.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/ethernet/importance-auto-negotiation-ethernet-architectures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/ethernet/importance-auto-negotiation-ethernet-architectures#comments Ethernet Interconnects Test & Measurement Thu, 27 Oct 2016 19:16:00 +0000 894411 at http://electronicdesign.com Adhesive Preform Options: Ensuring Seals in Design Match Seals in Production http://electronicdesign.com/power/adhesive-preform-options-ensuring-seals-design-match-seals-production <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Multi-Seals </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Adhesive preforms ensure that seals in design match seals in production by eliminating the drips, inconsistencies, and waste typical of liquid dispensing. While pre-shaping the sealant eliminates variations associated with operator technique and manufacturing location, determining the right adhesive for an application is as important as determining the preform geometry. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/adhesive-preform-options-ensuring-seals-design-match-seals-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/adhesive-preform-options-ensuring-seals-design-match-seals-production#comments Boards White Paper Electromechanical Interconnects Passives Power Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:44:00 +0000 894191 at http://electronicdesign.com Fiber Optic Sensing – Cable & Connector Primer http://electronicdesign.com/components/fiber-optic-sensing-cable-connector-primer <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Fischer Connectors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Get an overview of the technical basics behind sensing over fiber technologies that enable either local measurement points or distributed measurement all along the fiber. Learn primary applications for this powerful approach, along with steps for selecting reliable and easy-to-maintain interconnect solutions.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/components/fiber-optic-sensing-cable-connector-primer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/components/fiber-optic-sensing-cable-connector-primer#comments Components White Paper Interconnects Thu, 06 Oct 2016 21:06:00 +0000 874401 at http://electronicdesign.com Instrumentation and the Internet of Things - Seven Essentials for Rugged Connectors in Instrumentation Applications http://electronicdesign.com/components/instrumentation-and-internet-things-seven-essentials-rugged-connectors-instrumentation-ap <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Fischer Connectors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">IoT is coming of age, and it’s not all wireless. The move toward smaller and smarter devices, challenges design engineers to examine how they can leverage the newest interconnect technology to build smaller and smarter instrumentation devices for extreme or rugged environments.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/components/instrumentation-and-internet-things-seven-essentials-rugged-connectors-instrumentation-ap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/components/instrumentation-and-internet-things-seven-essentials-rugged-connectors-instrumentation-ap#comments IoT Components White Paper Interconnects Thu, 06 Oct 2016 21:06:00 +0000 874411 at http://electronicdesign.com Trends in Fiber Optic Cleaning http://electronicdesign.com/components/trends-fiber-optic-cleaning <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Fischer Connectors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fiber optics infrastructures continue to grow as data requirements expand. Clean, reliable optical connectors are paramount in providing a reliable, high performance fiber infrastructure. This paper addresses the importance of cleaning and maintaining these optical connectors for optimal performance & reliability.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/components/trends-fiber-optic-cleaning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/components/trends-fiber-optic-cleaning#comments Components White Paper Interconnects Thu, 06 Oct 2016 21:06:00 +0000 874421 at http://electronicdesign.com