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Tri-Stimulus XYZ Sensor from ams Offers Near Human Eye Color Sensing for Consumer Applications

The TCS3430 sensor from ams provides break-through optical filtering functionality that produces measurements of illuminance and CCT which closely match that of the human eye. Though it’s was released back in July, the new ams...
Safety Standards for Electronics

International Standards Organizations Governing Electronic Products

With thousands of international standards organizations across the world, may aspects of life is subject to standardization, which is a good thing for most people. Standardizing various processes and systems helps make life safer...
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3 Steps Electrical Engineers Should Take to Obtain the Best Electronic BoM Costs

To stay competitive in today’s extremely tough markets, electrical engineers have to not only be technically adept at designing in components that give their products a competitive edge, but they also have to know...
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Career Expectations for an Electrical Engineer Specializing in Electronic Design

Electrical engineering is a historical reference to what is today known as electrical, electronics, and computer engineering. It is a broad profession that combines science and technology to design, create, and maintain products and...
Z-Wave for IoT

Z-Wave – Popular Wireless Protocol for Home Automation and Internet of Things Devices

As Internet of Things (IoT) becomes the new frontier in technology, all attention seems to be turning to wireless networks for home automation. One of the key players in remote home security and automation...
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Battery Safety: Do We Need New Regulations?

Even months later there's been no official report from Samsung on what caused the issues they were having with the Galaxy Note 7 batteries catching fire and exploding. However, a company by the name...

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