Monthly Archives: March 2011

MEMS Motion Sensors: The Technology Behind the Technology

MEMS accelerometers and gyroscopes are all the rage in portable design, putting the ‘smarts’ in smart phones and a new level of fun in gaming consoles. But exactly what are they, how are they made and how do they work? … Continue reading

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Power Management in USB 3.0

USB has become the most successful PC peripheral interconnect ever defined, with over 10 billion USB 2.0 products installed today. Still, despite its convenience, USB has never been either the fastest or the lowest-power interconnect protocol out there. USB 3.0 … Continue reading

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