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NXP – New reference design implements 15W Qi-compliant wireless charging transmitter

NXP Semiconductors’ WCT-15WTX1- COILFF is a reference design for a fixed-frequency, single-coil wireless power transmitter with a 15W rating. The reference design uses the MWCT10xx transmitter controller IC, a device which integrates all the required functions of a wireless power-transmitter design that complies with the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) Qi® standard. The design incorporates the […]


Future Electronics – How to successfully connect IoT devices to the cloud: NB-IoT and LoRaWAN technologies compared

By Amar Abid-Ali Vertical Segment Manager Future Connectivity Solutions (a division of Future Electronics) For the past few years, Machine-to-Machine (M2M)and Internet of Things (IoT) applications have relied on 2G and 3G cellular telephone networks for wide-area connectivity. Consumer demand for high-speed broadband coverage on the smartphone has led network providers to supplement these older […]


Cypress – Integrated Bluetooth 4.2 module with MCU core supports stand-alone operation

Cypress Semiconductor has introduced the CYBT-343026-01, a fully integrated Bluetooth® Smart Ready wireless module based on the Cypress CYW20706 Bluetooth radio IC. Conforming to the specifications of the Bluetooth 4.2 standard, the CYBT-343026-01 EZ-BTTM module is supplied with a royalty-free Bluetooth Low Energy stack. It features an ARM® Cortex®-M3 microcontroller core for stand-alone operation without […]