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Chalk Talks Featuring Mouser Electronics
Improving Chip to Chip Communication with I3C
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Toby Sinkinson from Microchip explore the benefits of I3C. They also examine how I3C helps simplify sensor networks, provides standardization for commonly performed functions, and how you can get started using Microchips I3C modules in your next design.
FleClear: TDK’s Transparent Conductive Ag Film
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Chris Burket from TDK investigate the what, where, and how of TDK’s transparent conductive Ag film called FleClear. They examine the benefits that FleClear brings to the table when it comes to transparency, surface resistance and haze. They also chat about how FleClear compares to other similar solutions on the market today and how you can utilize FleClear in your next design.
PolarFire® SoC FPGAs: Integrate Linux® in Your Edge Nodes
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Diptesh Nandi from Microchip examine the benefits of PolarFire SoC FPGAs for edge computing applications. They explore how the RISC-V-based Architecture, asymmetrical multi-processing, and Linux-based reference solutions make these SoC FPGAs a game changer for edge computing applications.
ROHM Automotive Intelligent Power Device (IPD)
Modern automotive applications require a variety of circuit protections and functions to safeguard against short circuit conditions. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Nick Ikuta from ROHM Semiconductor investigate the details of ROHM’s Automotive Intelligent Power Device, the role that ??adjustable OCP circuit and adjustable OCP mask time plays in this solution, and the benefits that ROHM’s Automotive Intelligent Power Device can bring to your next design.
Trends and Solutions for Next Generation Energy Storage Systems
Increased installations of DC ultra fast chargers, the rise of distributed grid systems, and a wider adoption of residential solar installations are making robust energy storage systems more important than ever before. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton, Hunter Freberg and Prasad Paruchuri from onsemi examine trends in EV chargers, solar, and energy storage systems, the role that battery storage integration plays in energy storage systems, and how onsemi is promoting innovation in the world of energy storage systems.
Autonomous Mobile Robots
Robotic applications are now commonplace in a variety of segments in society and are growing in number each day. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Alessandro Maggioni from onsemi discuss the details, functions, and benefits of autonomous mobile robots. They also examine the performance parameters of these kinds of robotic designs, the five main subsystems included in autonomous mobile robots, and how onsemi is furthering innovation in this arena.
Current Sense Shunts
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Scott Carson from Bourns talk about the what, where and how of current sense shunts. They explore the benefits that current sense shunts bring to battery management and EV charging systems and investigate how Bourns is encouraging innovation in this arena.
Audio Design for Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR/VR) Glasses
Open ear audio can be beneficial to a host of different applications including virtual reality headsets, smart glasses, and sports and fitness designs. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Ryan Boyle from Analog Devices explore the what, where, and how of open ear audio. We also investigate the solutions that Analog Devices has for open ear audio applications and how you can design open ear audio into your next application.
Peak Power Introduction and Solutions
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Karim Bheiry from MEAN WELL explore why motors and capacitors need peak current during startup, the parameters to keep in mind when choosing your next power supply for these kind of designs, and the specific applications where MEAN WELL’s enclosed power supplies with peak power would bring the most benefit.
Autonomous Robotics Connectivity Solutions
Connectivity solutions for autonomous robotic applications need to include a variety of orientations, stack heights, and contact systems. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Matthew Burns from Samtec explore trends in autonomous robotic connectivity solutions and the benefits that Samtec interconnect solutions bring to these applications.
Gas Monitoring and Metering with Sensirion SFC6000/SFM6000 Solutions
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Negar Rafiee Dolatabadi from Sensirion explore the benefits of Sensirion’s SFM6000 Flow Meter and SFC Flow Controller. They examine how these solutions can be used in a variety of applications and how you can get started using these technologies for your next design.
PIC® and AVR® Microcontrollers Enable Low-Power Applications
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Marc McComb from Microchip explore how Microchip’s PIC® and AVR® MCUs are a game changer when it comes to low power embedded designs. They investigate the benefits that the flexible signal routing, core independent peripherals, and Analog Peripheral Manager (APM) bring to modern embedded designs and how these microcontroller families can help you avoid a variety of pitfalls in your next design.
Power High-Performance Applications with Renesas RA8 Series MCUs
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Kavita Char from Renesas explore the first 32-bit MCUs based on the new Arm® Cortex® -M85 core. They investigate how these new MCUs bridge the gap between MCUs and MPUs, the advanced security features included in this new MCU portfolio, and how you can get started using the Renesas high performance RA8 series in your next design.
Data Connectivity at Phoenix Contact
Single pair ethernet provides a host of benefits that can enable seamless data communication for a variety of different applications. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Guadalupe Chalas from Phoenix Contact explore the role that data connectivity will play for the future of an all electric society, the benefits that single pair ethernet brings to IIoT designs and how Phoenix Contact is furthering innovation in this arena.
Maximizing High Power Density and Efficiency in EV-Charging Applications
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Daniel Dalpiaz from Infineon talk about trends in the greater electrical vehicle charging landscape, typical block diagram components, and tradeoffs between discrete devices versus power modules. They also discuss choices between IGBT’s and Silicon Carbide, the advantages of advanced packaging techniques in both power discrete and power module solutions, and how reliability is increasingly important due to demands for more charging cycles per day.
Silence of the Amps: µModule Regulators
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Younes Salami from Analog Devices explore the benefits of Analog Devices’ silent switcher technology. They also examine the pros and cons of switch mode power supplies and how you can utilize silent switcher µModule regulators in your next design.
Reliable Connections for Rugged Handling
Materials handling is a growing market for electronic designs. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Jordan Grupe from Amphenol Industrial explore the variety of connectivity solutions that Amphenol Industrial offers for materials handling designs. They also examine the DIN charging solutions that Amphenol Industrial offers and the specific applications where these connectors can be a great fit.
Must be Thin to Fit: µModule Regulators
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Younes Salami from Analog Devices explore the benefits and restrictions of Analog Devices µModule regulators. They examine how these µModule regulators can declutter PCB area and increase the system performance of your next design, and the variety of options that Analog Devices offers within their Ultrathin µModule® regulator product portfolio.
Using the Vishay IHLE® to Mitigate Radiated EMI
EMI mitigation is an important design concern for a lot of different electronic systems designs. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Tim Shafer from Vishay explore how Vishay’s IHLE power inductors can reduce radiated EMI. They also examine how the composition of these inductors can support the mitigation of EMI and how you can get started using Vishay’s IHLE® High Current Inductors in your next design.
The power grid is struggling to meet the growing demands of our electrifying world. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Jake Michels from YAGEO Group discuss the challenges affecting our power grids today, the solutions to help solve these issues and why passive components will be the heroes of grid modernization.
Achieving Reliable Wireless IoT
Wireless connectivity is one of the most important aspects of any IoT design. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Brandon Oakes from CEL discuss the best practices for achieving reliable wireless connectivity for IoT. They examine the challenges of IoT wireless connectivity, the factors engineers should keep in mind when choosing a wireless solution, and how you can utilize CEL wireless connectivity technologies in your next design.
Neutrik powerCON®: Twist and Latch Locking AC Power Connectors
If your next design demands frequent connector mating and unmating and use in countries throughout the world, a twist and latch locking AC power connector would be a great addition to your system design. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Fred Morgenstern from Neutrik explore the benefits of Neutrik's powerCON® AC power connectors, the electrical and environmental specifications included in this connector family, and why these connectors are a great fit for a variety of AV and industrial applications.
Addressing the Challenges of Low-Latency, High-Performance Wi-Fi
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton, Andrew Hart from Infineon, and Andy Ross from Laird Connectivity examine the benefits of Wi-Fi 6 and 6E, why IIoT designs are perfectly suited for Wi-Fi 6 and 6E, and how Wi-Fi 6 and 6E will bring Wi-Fi connectivity to a broad range of new applications.
Medical Grade Power
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Louis Bouche from RECOM explore the various design requirements for medical grade power supplies. They also examine the role that isolation and leakage current play in this arena and the solutions that RECOM offers in terms of medical grade power supplies.
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Marta Barbero from Arduino, Robert Nolf from Renesas, and Amelia Dalton explore how the Portenta C33 module can help you develop cost-effective, real-time applications. They also examine how the Arduino ecosystem supports innovation throughout the development lifecycle and the benefits that the RA6M5 microcontroller from Renesas brings to this solution.
Digi XBee 3 Global Cellular Solutions
Adding cellular capabilities to your next design can be a complicated, time consuming process. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Alec Jahnke from Digi chat about how Digi XBee Global Cellular Solutions can help you navigate the complexities of adding cellular connectivity to your next design. They investigate how the Digi XBee software can help you monitor and manage your connected devices and how the Digi Xbee 3 cellular ecosystem can help future proof your next design.
Accessing AWS IoT Services Securely over LTE-M
Developing a connected IoT design from scratch can be a complicated endeavor. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton, Harald Kröll from u-blox, Lucio Di Jasio from AWS, and Rob Reynolds from SparkFun Electronics examine the details of the AWS IoT ExpressLink SARA-R5 starter kit. They explore the common IoT development design challenges that AWS IoT ExpressLink SARA-R5 starter kit is looking to solve and how you can get started using this kit in your next connected IoT design.
Embedded Storage in Green IoT Applications
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Martin Schreiber from Swissbit explore the unique set of memory requirements that Green IoT designs demand, the roles that endurance, performance and density play in flash memory solutions, and how Swissbit’s SD cards and eMMC technologies can add value to your next IoT design.
VITA RF Product Portfolio: Enabling An OpenVPX World
Interoperability is a very valuable aspect of military and aerospace electronic designs and is a cornerstone to VITA, OpenVPX and SOSA. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Eddie Alexander from Amphenol SV explore Amphenol SV’s portfolio of VITA RF solutions. They also examine the role that SOSA plays in the development of military and aerospace systems and how you can utilize Amphenol SV’s VITA RF solutions in your next design.
AI/ML System Architecture Connectivity Solutions
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Matthew Burns from Samtec investigate a variety of crucial design considerations for AI and ML designs, the role that AI chipsets play in the development of these systems, and why the right connectivity solution can make all the difference when it comes to your machine learning or artificial intelligence design.
Introduction to the i.MX 93 Applications Processor Family
Robust security, insured product longevity, and low power consumption are critical design considerations of edge computing applications. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Srikanth Jagannathan from NXP about the benefits of the i.MX 93 application processor family from NXP can bring to your next edge computing application. They investigate the details of the edgelock secure enclave, the energy flex architecture and arm Cortex-A55 core of this solution, and how they can help you launch your next edge computing design.
Advancements in Motor Efficiency Enables More Sustainable Manufacturing
Climate change is encouraging the acceleration of sustainable and renewable manufacturing processes and practices and one way we can encourage sustainability in manufacturing is with the use of variable speed drive motor control. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Maurizio Gavardoni and Naveen Dhull from Analog Devices about the wide ranging benefits of variable speed motors, the role that current feedback plays in variable speed motor control, and how precision measurement solutions for current feedback can lead to higher motor efficiency, energy saving and enhanced sustainability.
GaN Solutions Featuring EcoGaN™ and Nano Pulse Control
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Kengo Ohmori from ROHM Semiconductor examine the details and benefits of ROHM Semiconductor’s new lineup of EcoGaN™ Power Stage ICs that can reduce the component count by 99% and the power loss of your next design by 55%. They also investigate ROHM’s Ultra-High-Speed Control IC Technology called Nano Pulse Control that maximizes the performance of GaN devices.
Intel AI Update
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Peter Tea from Intel explore how Intel is making AI implementation easier than ever before. They examine the typical workflows involved in artificial intelligence designs, the benefits that Intel’s scalable Xeon processor brings to AI projects, and how you can take advantage of the Intel AI ecosystem to further innovation in your next design.
Connectivity Solutions for Smart Trailers
Smart trailers can now be equipped with a wide variety of interconnection systems including wire-to-wire, wire-to-board, and high-speed data solutions. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Blaine Dudley from TE Connectivity explore the evolution of smart trailer technology, the different applications within a trailer where connectivity would be valuable, and how TE Connectivity is encouraging innovation in the world of smart trailer technology.
BMP585: Robust Barometric Pressure Sensor
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Dr. Thomas Block from Bosch Sensortec investigate the benefits of barometric pressure sensors for a variety of electronic designs. They examine how the ultra-low power consumption, excellent accuracy and suitability for use in harsh environments can make Bosch’s BMP585 barometric pressure sensors a great fit for your next design.
USB Power Delivery: Power for Portable (and Other) Products
USB Type C power delivery was created to standardize medium and higher levels of power delivery but it also can support negotiations for multiple output voltage levels and is backward compatible with previous versions of USB. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Bruce Rose from Bel/CUI Inc. explore the benefits of USB Type C power delivery, the specific communications protocol of USB Type C power delivery, and examine why USB Type C power supplies and connectors are the way of the future for consumer electronics.
Stepper Motor Basics & Toshiba Motor Control Solutions
Stepper motors offer a variety of benefits that can add value to many different kinds of electronic designs. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Doug Day from Toshiba examine the different types of stepper motors, the solutions to drive these motors, and how the active gain control and ADMD of Toshiba’s motor control solutions can make all the difference in your next design.
Switch to Simple with Klippon Relay
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Lars Hohmeier from Weidmüller explore the what, where, and how of Weidmüller's extensive portfolio of Klippon relays. They investigate the pros and cons of mechanical relays, the benefits that the Klippon universal range of relays brings to the table, and how Weidmüller's digital selection guide can help you choose the best relay solution for your next design.
Miniaturization Impact on Automotive Products
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Kirk Ulery from Molex explore the role that miniaturization plays in automotive design innovation. They examine the transformational trends that are leading to smaller and smaller components in automotive designs and how the right connector can make all the difference in your next automotive design.
Automotive/Industrial PSoC™ High Voltage (HV) Overview
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Marcelo Williams Silva from Infineon explore the multitude of benefits of Infineon’s PSoC 4 microcontroller family. They examine how the high precision analog blocks, high voltage subsystem, and integrated communication interfaces of these solutions can make a big difference when it comes to the footprint size, bill of materials and functional safety of your next automotive design.
Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Gasket Design Considerations
Electromagnetic interference can cause a variety of costly issues and can be avoided with a robust EMI shielding solution. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Sam Robinson from TE Connectivity about the role that EMC gaskets play in EMI shielding, how compression can affect EMI shielding, and how TE Connectivity can help you solve your EMI shielding needs in your next design.
Advantech Industrial AI Camera: Small but Mighty
Artificial intelligence equipped camera systems can be a great addition to a variety of industrial designs. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Ryan Chan from Advantech explore the components included in an industrial AI camera system, the benefits of Advantech’s AI ICAM-500 Industrial camera series and how you can get started using these solutions in your next industrial design.
Electrical Connectors for Hermetically Sealed Applications
Many hermetic chambers today require electrical pathways to provide internal equipment with power, data or signals, or to receive data and signals from equipment within the chamber. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Brad Taras from Cinch Connectivity Solutions explore the role that seals and connectors play in the performance of hermetic chambers. They examine the methodologies to determine hermetic seal leaks, the benefits of epoxy hermetic seals, and how Cinch Connectivity’s epoxy-based seals and hermetic connectors can add value to your next design.
Enabling IoT with DECT NR+, the Non-Cellular 5G Standard
In the ever-expanding IoT market, there is a growing need for private, low cost networks. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Heidi Sollie from Nordic Semiconductor explore the details of DECT NR+, the world’s first non-cellular 5G technology standard. They investigate how this self-healing, decentralized, autonomous mesh network can help solve a variety of IoT connectivity issues and how Nordic is helping designers take advantage of DECT NR+ with their nRF91 System-in-Package family.
Battery-free IoT devices: Enabled by Infineon’s NFC Energy-Harvesting
Energy harvesting has become more popular than ever before for a wide range of IoT devices. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Stathis Zafiriadis from Infineon about the details of Infineon’s NFC energy harvesting technology and how you can get started using this technology in your next IoT design. They discuss the connectivity and sensing capabilities of Infineon’s NAC1080 and NGC1081 NFC actuation controllers and the applications that would be a great fit for these innovative solutions.
Secure Authentication ICs for Disposable and Accessory Ecosystems
Secure authentication for disposable and accessory ecosystems is a critical element for many embedded systems today. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Xavier Bignalet from Microchip discuss the benefits of Microchip’s Trust Platform design suite and how it can provide the security you need for your next embedded design. They investigate the value of symmetric authentication and asymmetric authentication and the roles that parasitic power and package size play in these kinds of designs.
E-Mobility - Charging Stations & Wallboxes AC or DC Charging?
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Andreas Nadler from Würth Elektronik investigate e-mobility charging stations and wallboxes. We take a closer look at the benefits, components, and functions of AC and DC wallboxes and charging stations. They also examine the role that DC link capacitors play in power conversion and how Würth Elektronik can help you create your next AC and DC wallbox or charging station design.
Package Evolution for MOSFETs and Diodes
A limiting factor for both MOSFETs and diodes is power dissipation per unit area and your choice of packaging can make a big difference in power dissipation. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Brian Zachrel from Vishay investigate how package evolution has led to new advancements in diodes and MOSFETs including minimizing package resistance, increasing power density, and more! They also explore the benefits of using Vishay’s small and efficient PowerPAK® and eSMP® packages and the migration path you will need to keep in mind when using these solutions in your next design.
IoT Data Analysis at the Edge
No longer is machine learning a niche application for electronic engineering. Machine learning is leading a transformative revolution in a variety of electronic designs but implementing machine learning can be a tricky task to complete. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Louis Gobin from STMicroelectronics investigate how STMicroelectronics is helping embedded developers design edge AI solutions. They take a closer look at the benefits of STMicroelectronics NanoEdge-AI® Studio and STM32Cube.AI and how you can take advantage of them in your next design.
ROHM's 4th Generation SiC MOSFET
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Ming Su from ROHM Semiconductor explore the benefits of the ROHM’s 4th generation of silicon carbide MOSFET. They investigate the switching performance, capacitance improvement, and ease of use of this new silicon carbide MOSFET family.
OPTIGA™ TPM SLB 9672 and SLB 9673 RPI Evaluation Boards
Security is a critical design concern for most electronic designs today, but finding the right security solution for your next design can be a complicated and time-consuming process. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Andreas Fuchs from Infineon investigate how Infineon’s OPTIGA trusted platform module can not only help solve your security design concerns but also speed up your design process as well.
Portable Medical Devices and Connected Health
Decentralized healthcare is moving from hospitals and doctors’ offices to the patients’ home and office and in the form of personal, wearable, and connected devices. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Roger Bohannan from Littelfuse examine the components, functions and standards for a variety of portable connected medical devices. They investigate how Littelfuse can help you navigate the development of your next portable connected medical design.
Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Mohammad Mohiuddin from Eaton explore the components, communication protocols, and sensing solutions needed for today’s growing IIoT infrastructure. They take a closer look at how Eaton's circuit protection solutions, magnetics, capacitors and terminal blocks can help you ensure the success of your next industrial internet of things design.
Optimize Performance: RF Solutions from PCB to Antenna
RF is a ubiquitous design element found in a large variety of electronic designs today. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Rahul Rajan from Amphenol RF discuss how you can optimize your RF performance through each step of the signal chain. They examine how you can utilize Amphenol’s RF wide range of connectors including solutions for PCBs, board to board RF connectivity, board to panel and more!
High Voltage Stackable Dual Phase Constant On Time Controllers - Microchip and Mouser
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Chris Romano from Microchip and Amelia Dalton discuss the what, where, and how of Microchip’s high voltage stackable dual phase constant on time controllers. They investigate the stacking capabilities of the MIC2132 controller, how these controllers compare with other solutions on the market, and how you can take advantage of these solutions in your next design.
Achieving High Power Density with IGBT and SiC Power Modules
Recent trends in the inverter market have made high power density, scalability, and ease of assembly more important than ever before. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Abraham Markose from Infineon examine how Easy & Econo power modules from Infineon can help solve common inverter design requirements. They explore the benefits and construction of these modules and how you can take advantage of them in your next design.
Nexperia Energy Harvesting Solutions
Energy harvesting is a great way to ensure a sustainable future of electronics by eliminating batteries and e-waste. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Rodrigo Mesquita from Nexperia explore the process of designing in energy harvesting and why Nexperia’s inductor-less PMICs are an energy harvesting game changer for wearable technology, sensor-based applications, and more!
Littelfuse Protection IC (eFuse)
If you are working on an industrial, consumer, or telecom design, protection ICs can offer a variety of valuable benefits including reverse current protection, over temperature protection, short circuit protection, and a whole lot more. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Pete Pytlik from Littelfuse explore the key features of protection ICs, how protection ICs compare to conventional discrete component solutions, and how you can take advantage of Littelfuse protection ICs in your next design.
PIC32CX-BZ2 and WBZ451 Multi-Protocol Wireless MCU Family
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Shishir Malav from Microchip explore the benefits of the PIC32CX-BZ2 and WBZ45 Multi-protocol Wireless MCU Family and how it can make IoT design easier than ever before. They investigate the components included in this multi-protocol wireless MCU family, the details of the software architecture included in this solution, and how you can utilize these MCUs in your next design.
Magnets and magnetic fields can cause big problems in medical, scientific, industrial, space, and quantum computing applications but using a non-magnetic connector can help solve these issues. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and John Riley from Samtec discuss the construction of non-magnetic connectors and how you could use non-magnetic connectors in your next design.
High-Voltage Isolation for Robust and Reliable System Operation
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Luke Trowbridge from Texas Instruments examine the benefits of isolation in high voltage systems. They also explore the benefits of TI’s integrated transformer technology and how TI’s high voltage isolations can help you streamline your design process, reduce your bill of materials, and ensure reliable and robust system operation.
LEMBAS LTE/GNSS USB Modem from TE Connectivity
In today’s growing IoT design community, there is an increasing need for a smart connectivity system that helps both makers and enterprises get to market quickly. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Jin Kim from TE Connectivity about TE’s LEMBAS LTE/GNSS USB Modem and how this plug-and-play solution can help jumpstart your next IoT design. They also explore the software, hardware, and data plan details of this solution and the design-in questions you should keep in mind when considering using the LEMBAS LTE/GNSS USB modem in your design.
What are the Differences Between an Integrated ADC and a Standalone ADC?
Many designs today require some form of analog to digital conversion but how you implement an ADC into your design can make a big difference when it comes to accuracy and precision. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Iman Chalabi from Microchip and Amelia Dalton investigate the benefits of both integrated ADC solutions and standalone ADCs. They discuss the roles that internal switching noise, process technology, and design complexity play when choosing the right ADC solution for your next design.
Industry 4.0: From Conception to Value Generation
Industry 4.0 has brought a lot of exciting innovation to the manufacturing and industrial factories throughout the world, but getting your next IIoT design from concept to reality can be a challenging process. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Adithya Madanahalli from Würth Elektronik and Amelia Dalton explore how Würth Elektronik can help you jump start your next IIoT design.
Telematics, Connectivity & Infotainment Integration Made Easy
Today’s automotive designs must contend with a variety of challenges including scalability, security, software integration and the increased use of different radio technologies. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Fredrik Lonegard from u-blox, Patrick Stilwell from NXP and Amelia Dalton explore how the use of modules can help address a variety of automotive design challenges and the benefits that ublox’s JODY-W3 host-based modules can bring to your next automotive application.
Energy Storage Systems
Increasing electric vehicle sales, decreasing battery sales, and a shift in energy consumption has made energy storage systems more important than ever before. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Gijs Werner from Amphenol FCI Basics about the functions and components involved in commercial energy storage systems, residential energy storage systems and EV charging stations. They investigate the qualifications needed for connectors in energy storage systems and what kind of connectors Amphenol FCI Basics offers for your next energy storage system design.
EV Charging: Understanding the Basics
Have you ever considered what the widespread adoption of electric vehicles will look like? What infrastructure requirements will need to be met? In this episode of Chalk Talk, I chat about all of this and more with Bruce Rose from Bel. We review the basics of EV charging, investigate the charging requirements for both AC and DC chargers, and examine the role that on-board inverters play in electric vehicle charging.
In order to move forward with innovations on the intelligent edge, we need to take a close look at isolation and how it can help foster the adoption of high voltage charging solutions and reliable and robust high speed communication. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton is joined by Allison Lemus, Maurizio Granato, and Karthi Gopalan from Analog Devices and they examine benefits that isolation brings to intelligent edge applications including smart building control, the enablement of Industry 4.0, and more. They also examine how Analog Devices iCoupler® digital isolation technology can encourage innovation big and small!
Spectral and Color Sensors
There has been quite a bit of advancement in the world of spectrometers of the last several years. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Jim Archibald from ams OSRAM investigate how multispectral sensing solutions are driving innovation in a variety of different fields. They also explore the functions involved with multispectral sensing, the details of ams OSRAM’s AS7343 spectral sensor, and why smoke detection is a great application for this kind of multispectral sensing.
Advantech Edge Gateways for Equipment Monitoring
One of the biggest challenges with equipment monitoring today includes one critical question: How do I integrate multiple data formats from different devices, equipment, meters, and sensors into my system? In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Eric Wang from Advantech about how the Advantech WISE-EdgeLink solution can help you navigate the challenges of data collection in edge applications. They also take a closer look at the benefits of the Advantech WISE-EdgeLink smart gateway family and show you how to get started using one of these smart gateways in your next edge application.