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3D ‘microbatteries’ that could power ultra-low energy wearables

Fitness trackers, smartwatches, clever earpieces and other incredible wearables are the first wave in a new era in electronics. Most are hamstrung by limited battery power, so the next wave – an army of tiny sensors that autonomously transfer data to other devices, better known as the Internet of Things (IoT) – will rely on a revolution in battery technology. Cue 3D microbatteries. Read more at TechRadar

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How Wi-SUN FAN can improve connected infrastructures

Sponsored by Texas Instruments

Smart cities have the potential to better people’s lives by bridging the gap between the connected consumer and a connected infrastructure. Imagine a world where you save time getting to your flight because an app on your phone lets you know of an open spot on level 4, or if traffic lights could more dynamically control traffic flow to ease commutes. Connectivity is a key part of making this a reality. Learn why you should consider Wi-SUN field area network (FAN) for your connected product.

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Cadence Celsius Thermal Solver

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Electrical-thermal co-simulation can dramatically improve the system design process, allowing thermal design adaptation to be done much earlier. The Cadence Celsius Thermal Solver is a complete electrical-thermal co-simulation solution for the full hierarchy of electronic systems from ICs to physical enclosures. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with CT Kao of Cadence Design Systems about how the Celsius Thermal Solver can help detect and mitigate thermal issues early in the design process.

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