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Logitech is launching two new wireless technologies that complicate the debate of wired vs. wireless mouses due to its reported impeccable performance. The Logitech G wireless mouse and charging pad which is available as a hard or cloth pad. (Photo via Logitech)   Are you adding wireless charging to all your designs? Maybe you should.   Recently, wireless charging has become an increasingly popular idea in providing unrestricted access to electronic devices, such as AirVolt’s w ...
IC’s typically specify an accuracy range requirement for their power rails. For a very long time 5% was the norm. In a lot of cases that still stands true, but with higher performance, higher accuracy or higher power devices this requirement has pushed down to 3% or lower. In addition, limitations may be set on peak to peak noise, transient response requirements and more. So how do you design your system to meet these requirements?   Sources of Error A good first step is understanding ...
The wireless charging system featured on the crowdfunding site Indiegogo.com allows for greater ease and flexibility in the dreaded time spent charging phones. AirVolt’s wireless charging system uses radio waves and is comparable to wired-charging. (Photo via Airvolt's Indiegogo)   Mobile communication devices are becoming an essential part of life around the world, and in more developed countries, smartphones have become commonplace. Aside from the practical functional capabilities ...
I think we all live with some level of tunnel vision. We live locally and too often are unaware of what is going on in the wider world despite our access to the reportage of world events.   I thought about my own tunnel vision of the wider world when I did my typical Saturday morning thing: got a cup of coffee from my local Starbucks and read in the New York Times the story: India, Once a Coal Goliath, Is Fast Turning Green.   The gist of the story is that India WAS planning on build ...