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- Top-notch display and audio quality
- WLAN/Wi-Fi, navigation, and other communications technologies
- Cellular baseband capabilities, such as 4G LTE and 5G
- Increased memory, software, and hardware requirements
- Balance of convenience and security
- Greater battery capacity and runtime in addition to fast, safe charging
- All contained in a compact, handheld solution
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MP2760 & MP2651: COMPACT BUCK-BOOST CHARGERS WITH INTEGRATED FETS FOR USB PD 3.0
The MP2760 and MP2651 are 5V to 21V, 6A, integrated FET buck-boost chargers capable of supporting 1 to 4 cells in series. As the lowest RDS(ON) integrated FET buck-boost chargers on the market, offering excellent thermals for fast charging applications. They provide full dual-role USB PD 3.0 support, and their compact size saves space in a variety of multi-cell applications, including tablets, USB...
LOW POWER ANGLE SENSOR USE CASE: FOLDABLE TABLETS
In this use case, well examine the application of MagAlpha Angle Sensors in foldable tablets. These angle sensors allow accurate angle detection on the side of the hinge versus the traditional magnet solution on the bezel. As the electronics industry for smartphones and tablets moves toward bezel-less and foldable display designs, new challenges have arisen that require engineers to address sp...
ANGLE SENSOR USE CASE: FOLDABLE PHONES
In this use case, we’ll examine the application of MagAlpha Angle Sensors in foldable phones.As the electronics industry for smartphones and tablets moves towards bezel-less and foldable display designs, new challenges have arisen that require engineers to address space constraints. Flexible displays in foldable phones benefit from angle sensors with a combination of low-power, long battery life, ...
MP2731 USB PD REFERENCE DESIGN: 4.5A, NVDC SINGLE-CELL CHARGER WITH OTG
The MP2731 USB power delivery (PD) reference design provides a complete solution for USB PD applications that comply with USB PD3.0 specifications. The major components of this reference design include the MP2731 — a 4.5A, narrow voltage DC (NVDC) single-cell Li-ion battery charger — and a CCG3PA (USB PD controller). The reference design offers a bidirectional DRP Type-C port. When a ...
SURFACE-MOUNTED INDUCTORS OPTIMIZED FOR MPS ICS
The new surface-mounted power inductors from Monolithic Power Systems are designed for applications ranging from power supplies to power converters. The molded and semi-shielded series inductors include inductance ranges from 0.33µH to 22µH, and saturation current ranges from 0.8A to 64A. This series includes molded, magnetic-shielded power inductors that offer soft saturation due t...
ZYNQ -7000 HIGH EFFICIENCY POWER REFERENCE DESIGN
Smart trackers are one of the latest innovations in the growing market of wearable and highly portable devices. Intended to help the user track or find items such as keys, critical features include multi-standard wireless connectivity — such as Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, and near field communication (NFC) — as well as reliable sensing and feedback to communicate the devices location. These high levels...
GAMING CONTROLLERS & PERIPHERALS
Gaming controllers and peripherals are expected to have fast, accurate controls, reliable haptic feedback, and a long battery life. The nature of these devices means they must also be lightweight, comfortable to hold, and fairly durable. Connectivity options include RF signals, WiFi, Bluetooth, and near field control (NFC), and many controllers and peripherals integrate more than one of these. Oth...
ELECTRONIC SMART LOCKS
Electronic smart locks are increasing in popularity with the rise of IoT and smart homes, as they provide convenience and a sense of security to consumers. Because they are typically battery-powered, energy efficiency to maximize battery life is crucial. The nature of these devices means they must also offer ease-of-use, stable operation, and the ability to withstand wide temperature ranges and ex...
AIR PURIFIERS & HUMIDIFIERS
Air purifiers and humidifiers must be able to reliably improve air quality for end users. The best designs also offer improved energy efficiency, convenience, and low noise. As more and more appliances are expected to be smart-home ready, consumers are demanding new features such as wireless connectivity for ease of control. To meet and exceed customer expectations, designers are challenged with f...
Mobile points of service (POS) offer the same features as other portable POS devices from the convenience of a tablet or smartphone. POS are expected to deliver fast, secure payment transactions amid changing payment methods and rising customer expectations. They must offer high reliability, long battery life, ease-of-use, and quick processing speeds to accelerate checkout times. As retail and ser...
IR CONTACTLESS THERMOMETERS
Handheld thermometers provide a direct method for measuring personal body temperature. Contactless thermometers are crucial for cases in which measurements must be taken while minimizing the spread of viral and bacteria contaminants. This allows users in clinical settings, as well as homes and businesses, to get instant results while minimizing contaminant propagation. These portable devices requi...
OPTICAL NETWORK TERMINAL (ONT) UNITS
An optical network terminal (ONT) unit is a device that connects fiber optics cables to other wiring such as Ethernet and phone lines by converting the signal from optical to electrical and vice versa. Though they draw power from an electrical source, these devices also often have battery backup options in case of a power outage. It is typically part of a larger GPON (gigabyte passive optical netw...
NETWORK-ATTACHED STORAGE (NAS)
Network-attached storage (NAS) is a data storage option that is quickly growing in popularity. A NAS system is a centralized storage server that is connected to a network and able to be accessed by any authorized user within the network. These systems provide convenience and flexibility by being able to be physically stored and maintained on-site, as well as the ability to have their storage scale...
Fitness machines can be a key component of medical treatment and physical wellness. State-of-the-art medical systems often include next-generation user interfaces, real-time sensing and biometrics, and multi-standard connectivity. With growing concerns about the price of healthcare, reliability and cost are also crucial factors for customers. And of course, to help enhance the abilities of healthc...
Ovens are a key household appliance, and one which consumers expect to be reliable, effective, convenient, and energy efficient. The rise of smart homes has added a new layer of design requirements to new generations of ovens, including durable and intuitive user interfaces, wireless connectivity, smart sensing, and predictive maintenance. IoT capabilities can help keep up with growing consumer ex...
Portable printers are incorporating more features into a small, lightweight packages. New designs are expected to include easier wireless connectivity, support for multiple input types, easy-to-use interfaces, and longer battery runtime. These printers must be able to quickly print high-quality renditions of documents or photos, as well as keep up with energy-saving trends that have increased the ...
SMALL CELL BASE STATIONS
Small cell base stations are more useful than ever with the ubiquity of smartphones, rising data usage, and the advent of 5G. However, small cell base station designs must meet these demands as well as weight and volume restrictions, without sacrificing performance or significantly increasing power consumption. Todays wireless market demands reliability and flexibility wherever possible, so new pr...
WEARABLE FITNESS & ACTIVITY MONITORS
Wearable fitness and activity monitors compose a sizeable portion of the growing wearables market. These small devices provide consumers a highly convenient option to track and monitor health information, send and receive notifications, and more. They can be worn on the wrist or clipped to a belt, and typically offer multi-standard wireless connectivity — from Bluetooth and Wi-Fi to cellular baseb...
CONSUMER BATTERY CHARGERS
Consumer battery chargers provide at-home recharging for enabled AA and AAA batteries. It is crucial that these devices offer not only the fastest available safe charging rates, but also accurately sense and respond to battery charge information to protect the batteries from damage. In addition, consumers expect them to be highly efficient and have low standby power consumption in a small solution...
E-scooters have quickly risen in popularity in metropolitan areas and quickly growing cities. Lightweight, eco-friendly, and convenient, these e-scooters are two-wheeled battery-operated vehicles that integrate an electric motor and a controller that assists with increased propulsion. Of course, safety, performance, and cost are the greatest concerns for customers in any vehicle. In addition, new ...
USB WALL POWER OUTLETS
USB wall power outlets are becoming an increasingly common feature in smart homes and buildings. Being able to directly plug USB charging cables into wall outlets provides consumers with convenience and the ability to charge and power devices quickly. However, because this is a more direct form of power delivery, it is even more crucial that the power supply be reliable and safe, with the best pos...
Smart speakers are a growing market as end consumers expect more connectivity than ever in their day-to-day environments, and increasingly feature-rich devices available. Of course, any new speaker is expected to maintain exceptional audio quality, low standby power for extended playtime, and offer complete ease-of-use to the consumer. Smart speakers also integrate new features like voice command,...
Electrocardiogram (ECG, or EKG) devices measure heart rate based on electrical activity. This key piece of medical equipment is used in home, first responder, and clinical settings. New ECG designs are incorporating additional features such as wireless connectivity and innovative user interfaces. These devices are under a constant need to deliver highly accurate, reliable performance with reduced ...
VIRTUAL/AUGMENTED REALITY HEADSETS & GLASSES
Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) headsets and glasses are an increasingly popular wearable application that allows users to immerse themselves in a holistic audiovisual experience. The nature of these wearable devices means they must be lightweight, comfortable, and fairly durable as well as responsive to multi-sensory feedback and haptics. New designs are expected to offer longer b...
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