Shunt Topology in Three-Phase Metering: Principles & Reference Designs

This article elucidates reference designs of the Three-Phase Smart Energy Meter developed by STMicroelectronics and the advantages of shunts over current sensors for poly-phase metrology. Fig. 1. Shunt topology used in Three Phase Energy Meters Nowadays, people are becoming more concerned about monitoring and controlling power consumption, be it heavy machinery or home appliances. As … Read more

The New Silicon Frontier Chapter 4: Startup Fever and Venture Capital

//php echo do_shortcode(‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’) ?> In The New Silicon Frontier Chapters 2 and 3, we recounted the birth of the transistor, William Shockley Jr.’s history in Silicon Valley, how Fairchild Semiconductor came into being, the evolution of planar technology, the “family tree” of semiconductor startups that evolved from Fairchild ( … Read more

Examining What’s Behind SiC Market Growth

//php echo do_shortcode(‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’) ?> Silicon carbide is more than a niche technology, and recent investments by manufacturers across the globe showcase the importance of this emerging semiconductor. With the enactment of the CHIPS and Science Act, a significant portion of funds is dedicated to increase manufacturing for emerging semiconductor … Read more

What is OEM Service in Electronics

You have probably heard the term “OEM” before and chances are that you are within arm’s reach of several OEM products wherever you are currently seated. OEM, short for “Original Equipment Manufacturer”, refers to a company that produces systems or components that may be used in another company’s end products. OEMs are usually the first … Read more

QNu Labs & India Will Be The Go-To Place For Quantum Cybersecurity

We live in a digital world that’s heavily dependent on the internet, and yet, many of our cybersecurity methods are pretty juvenile. QNu Labs, pronounced as Q-New, is India’s only quantum-tech cybersecurity company, and it is trying to lead the quantum mission for India. Sunil Gupta, Co-founder & CEO of QNu Labs, explains the need … Read more

RAKWireless Introduces new Power and Sensor Modules

As part of its resolve to add new modules to it WisBlock IoT modular system twice or thrice every year, RAKWireless has again introduced some amazing new WisBlck modules and accessories, including three baseboards and four power modules that support various power sources from solar panels to PoE, two IP65-rated enclosures and new Wisblock sensor … Read more

EV Charging, API Cyberthreats Emerge in Auto Industry

//php echo do_shortcode(‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’) ?> Automotive players continue to see an increasing number of cybersecurity attacks across a variety of hardware and software access points. A column in early May summarized a lot of cybersecurity trends. Most of the data came from Upstream Security and their annual reports on automotive … Read more

PC Control With Eye Movement For Physically Challenged

Millions of people across the globe suffer from neuro conjugate disorder, or some other form of paralysis, which does not let them move any body part except their head and eyes. To overcome this challenge, we can make a smart personal computer (PC) that empowers such physically challenged persons to control a computational system with … Read more

PoE Devices For Home

With the evolution of various technologies, everything has become connected. The devices transfer huge chunks of data between each other resulting in better connectivity. The network connection hence becomes a major factor in this process. Power over Ethernet technology was developed as a standard for network devices. Power over Ethernet (PoE) technology offers dual mode … Read more