Hardware

Hardware refers to the physical elements of a computer. Also referred to as the machinery or the equipment of the computer. Examples of hardware in a computer are the keyboard, the monitor, the mouse and the processing unit However, most of a computer's hardware cannot be seen; It's inside the computer case.

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Industry’s first DC/DC controllers with an integrated active EMI filter enable engineers to achieve the smallest low-EMI power designs

“Texas Instruments (TI) (Nasdaq: TXN) today introduced a new family of synchronous DC/DC buck controllers that enable engineers to shrink the size of the power-supply solution and lower its electromagnetic interference (EMI). Featuring an integrated active EMI filter (AEF …

Integrated 1.5A Synchronous Regulators from STMicroelectronics Simplify High-Efficiency Power Conversion

“STMicroelectronics has introduced L6981 synchronous step-down regulators, extending the family of high-efficiency converters that simplify power-supply design by integrating power elements, feedback circuitry, and safety features on-chip. Rated to deliver up to 1.5A, with 90% typical efficiency at full …

New Intel Processors Accelerate 5G Network Transformation

“Intel today launched its newest 3rd Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor (code-named “Ice Lake”), including new network-optimized “N-SKUs” along with verified solution blueprints that accelerate time to market. New “N-SKUs” deliver an average 62% more performance1 on a range of …

Renesas Launches RX23W Module with Bluetooth for System Control and Wireless Communication on IoT Devices

“New Radio Law-Certified Bluetooth Module Combines RX23W MCU, Antenna, and Peripheral Circuits in an Industry-leading Small Package Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today introduced the RX23W Module with full Bluetooth® 5.0 Low …

Arm’s solution to the future needs of AI, security and specialized computing is v9

“Today, Arm introduced the Arm®v9 architecture in response to the global demand for ubiquitous specialized processing with increasingly capable security and artificial intelligence (AI). Armv9 is the first new Arm architecture in a decade, building on the success of …

Army moves Microsoft HoloLens-based headset from prototyping to production phase

“Earlier today, the United States Army announced that it will work with Microsoft on the production phase of the Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) program as it moves from rapid prototyping to production and rapid fielding. The IVAS headset, based …

First nRF5340 modules eliminate processor trade-off for developers

“Single processor solutions will inevitably have to trade-off the processor’s computational power against its efficiency. When that trade-off becomes too great, developers look towards dual-core solutions. Tomorrow’s commercial products will demand connectivity solutions to support advanced, highly-complex applications …

New RA6M5 Group from Renesas Completes Mainstream Line of RA6 Series Arm Cortex M33-Based MCUs

“New Group Delivers Extensive Communications Options, Flexible Memory Architecture and Strong Security for IoT Applications; Ideal for In-Field Firmware Updates Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced the expansion of its RA6 Series …

High-Accuracy Op Amp from STMicroelectronics Targets Energy-Efficient Power Conversion

“The STMicroelectronics TSV7722 precision high-bandwidth operational amplifier, with gain-bandwidth of 22MHz and slew rate of 11V/μs, is well-suited for high-speed signal conditioning and accurate current measurement in power-conversion circuits and optical sensors. The maximum input-offset voltage of 200µV (typical …

Maxim Integrated Synchronous DC-DC Inverting Converters Reduce Component Count by Half for Industrial Automation and Signal Conditioning Solutions

“Integrated level-shifters cut board space by 72 percent, energy loss by 35 percent and improve voltage transient protection via the industry’s widest input voltage range from 4.5V to 60V SAN JOSE, Calif.—March 22, 2021—The MAX17577 and …