Autonomous drones and robots utilize small motors. These fast-spinning mini motors require miniature encoders and IC package sizes. This article shows how an optical sinusoidal encoder provides a higher resolution and increased speeds with a 2x3 mm dual simultaneous-sampling SAR-ADC.
one day ago by Bonnie Baker, Maxim Integrated
The Las Vegas Convention Center has hosted the event’s 178,000 attendees for the past five years. Now, in the wake of COVID-19 and the telecommuting revolution, CES is moving its proceedings to the airwaves.
August 04, 2020 by Tyler Charboneau
These new devices are forging innovation in image sensor technology—speeding up industrial equipment, doubling up on pixels, and capturing both visible and invisible light.
July 24, 2020 by Nicholas St. John
Advanced research into lighter, more durable materials with better energy conversion and mechanical properties means big things for drones, electric vehicles, and the military.
June 19, 2020 by Adrian Gibbons