PolarFire SoC FPGA Family -- Microchip and Mouser Electronics
FPGA SoCs can solve numerous problems for IoT designers. Now, with the growing momentum behind RISC-V, there are FPGA SoCs that feature RISC-V cores as well as low-power, high-security, and high-reliability. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with KK from Microchip Technology about the new PolarFire SoC family that is ideal for demanding IoT endpoint applications.
More information: https://eejournal.com/cthru/ixsnzvms
UWB: Because Location Matters -- Qorvo and Mouser Electronics
While technologies like GPS, WiFi, and Bluetooth all offer various types of location services, none of them are well-suited to providing accurate, indoor/outdoor, low-power, real-time, 3D location data for edge and endpoint devices. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Mickael Viot from Qorvo about ultra wideband (UWB) technology, and how it can revolutionize a wide range of applications. More information about Qorvo's UWB Technology: https://bit.ly/3dKgSqc
Transforming 400V Power for SELV Systems -- Vicor and Mouser Electronics
Converting from distribution-friendly voltages like 400V down to locally-useful voltages can be a tough engineering challenge. In SELV systems, many teams turn to BCM converter modules because of their efficiency, form factor, and ease of design-in. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Ian Masza of Vicor about transforming 400V into power for SELV systems. More information: https://bit.ly/344BQeQ
RF Interconnect for 12G-SDI Broadcast Applications -- Amphenol RF and Mouser Electronics
Today’s 4K and emerging 8K video standards require an enormous amount of bandwidth. And, with all that bandwidth, there are new demands on our interconnects. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Mike Comer and Ron Orban of Amphenol about the evolution of broadcast technology and the latest interconnect solutions that are required to meet these new demands.
More information about Amphenol RF Adapters & Cable Assemblies for Broadcast: https://bit.ly/3iYYECS
Intel NUC Elements -- Intel and Mouser Electronics
Intel Next Unit of Computing (NUC) compute elements are small-form-factor barebone computer kits and components that are perfect for a wide variety of system designs. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Kristin Brown of Intel System Product Group about pre-engineered solutions from Intel that can provide the appropriate level of computing power for your next design, with a minimal amount of development effort from your engineering team.
More information about Intel NUC 8 Compute Element (U-Series): https://bit.ly/3bJJqPv
Digi Remote Manager -- Digi International and Mouser Electronics
With the complexity of today’s networks, the proliferation of IoT, and the increase in remote access requirements, remote management is going from “nice to have” to “critical” in network design and deployment. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Stefan Budricks of Digi International about how Digi Remote Manager can address your remote management and security needs.
More information about DIGI XBee® Tools: https://bit.ly/2FsqEQI
Accelerate the Integration of Power Conversion with microBUCK® and microBRICK™ - Vishay and Mouser
In the world of power conversion, multi-chip packaging, thermal performance, and power density can make all of the difference in the success of your next design. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Raymond Jiang about the trends and challenges in power delivery and how you can leverage the unique combination of discrete MOSFET design, IC expertise, and packaging capability of Vishay’s microBRICK™and microBUCK® integrated voltage regulators.
More information about Vishay microBUCK® and microBRICK™ DC/DC Regulators: https://bit.ly/3gvj04J
Bluetooth Overview -- Silicon Labs and Mouser Electronics
July 12, 2020 - Bluetooth has come a long way in recent years, and adding the latest Bluetooth features to your next design is easier than ever. It’s time to ditch the cables and go wireless. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Mark Beecham of Silicon labs about the latest Bluetooth capabilities including lower power, higher bandwidth, mesh, and more, as well as solutions that will make adding Bluetooth to your next design a snap.
More information about Silicon Labs EFR32BG Blue Gecko Wireless SoCs: https://bit.ly/3iUQ08U
Protecting Circuitry with eFuse IC -- Toshiba and Mouser Electronics
July 12, 2020 - Conventional fuses are rapidly becoming dinosaurs in our electronic systems. Finally, there is circuit protection technology that doesn’t rely on disposable parts and molten metal. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Jake Canon of Toshiba about eFuse - a smart solution that will get rid of those old-school fuses once and for all.
More information about Toshiba efuses: https://bit.ly/3gXDIL0
General Port Protection -- Littelfuse and Mouser Electronics
July 12, 2020 -- In today’s complex designs, port protection can be a challenge. High-speed data, low-speed data, and power ports need protection from ESD, power faults, and more. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Todd Phillips from Littelfuse about port protection for your next system design. More information about Littelfuse General Port Protection Solutions: https://bit.ly/3iPdM6a
uPOL Technology -- TDK and Mouser Electronics
June 24, 2020 - Power modules are a superior solution for many system designs. Their small form factor, high efficiency, ease of design-in, and solid reliability make them a great solution in a wide range of applications. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Tony Ochoa of TDK about the new uPOL family of power modules and how they can deliver the power in your next design.
More information about TDK FS1406 µPOL™ DC-DC Power Modules: https://bit.ly/3fULFAc
Next Generation Connectivity and Control Concepts for Industry 4.0 -- Molex and Mouser Electronics
June 19, 2020 - Industry 4.0 promises major improvements in terms of efficiency, reduced downtime, automation, monitoring, and control. But Industry 4.0 also demands a new look at our interconnect solutions. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Mark Schuerman of Molex about Industry 4.0 and how to choose the right connectors for your application.
More information about Molex Industry 4.0 Solutions: https://bit.ly/2YdNRNf