Ambiq Micro Introduces the Apollo Blue Family Integrating Bluetooth 5 with Breakthrough Power Efficiency

Ambiq Micro Introduces the Apollo Blue Family Integrating Bluetooth 5 with Breakthrough Power Efficiency

Ambiq Micro, the leader in ultra-low power solutions, today announced the release of its Apollo Blue microcontroller family. This new product line further breaks barriers in power efficiency by integrating Bluetooth 5 low energy radio connectivity with Ambiq Micro's patented Subthreshold Power Optimized Technology (SPOT™) architecture.

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MEMS & Sensors Technical Congress highlights automotive market, emerging MEMS technologies

MEMS & Sensors Technical Congress highlights automotive market, emerging MEMS technologies

PNI Sensor President & CEO Becky Oh will report on advancements in smart parking sensor solutions and their deployment in smart cities. VerizonProduct Manager Nancy Ranxing Li will introduce Verizon’s data-driven approach to reduce injury and death in traffic accidents. Featuring an integrated sensor system that detects and analyzes conflicts among pedestrians, vehicles and cyclists, the Verizon system identifies potentially dangerous situations at intersections. Cities can use the data to make changes to improve safety while 5G-enabled self-driving cars can use the data to prevent accidents. 

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SMK Electronics and CAARESYS Partner to Develop Biometric Passenger Monitoring Technology

SMK Electronics and CAARESYS Partner to Develop Biometric Passenger Monitoring Technology

CHULA VISTA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SMK Electronics Corporation U.S.A. (a division of SMK Corporation: one of the world’s leading manufacturers of OEM remote controls and electronic components), today announced a business partnership with CAARESYS to develop automotive occupancy and biometric detection sensors for inclusion in next-generation passenger occupancy systems.

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MEMS oscillators: enabling smaller, lower-power IoT & wearables

MEMS oscillators: enabling smaller, lower-power IoT & wearables

The explosive growth in internet-connected devices, or the internet of things (IoT), is driven by the convergence of people, devices and data across the web. Future growth will be strongly influenced by wearable technology as products transition from the laptop to the pocket to the body. Activity trackers are leading this segment in the number of units shipped per year, followed by smart watches and medical monitors/devices, as well as wearable cameras and smart glasses. These devices are enabled by advancements in MEMS and sensor technology, wireless connectivity and new power savings capability.

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SiTime's +105°C Elite Super-TCXOs Named Product of the Year by Electronic Products Magazine

SiTime's +105°C Elite Super-TCXOs Named Product of the Year by Electronic Products Magazine

The SiTime Elite Platform Super-TCXOs are outstanding timing products with high-performance features, including high dynamic stability, ultra-low jitter, wide frequency range, and programmability," said Gina Roos, editor-in-chief, Electronic Products. "These are high-frequency and tight-stability TCXOs that deliver ±100-ppb frequency stability over an extended temperature range up to 105°C, enabling them to be used in a wide range of high-reliability end markets from networking and RF/wireless to avionics and defense and including 5G applications

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Valencell’s New Generation Biometric Sensor System Continues to Set the Standard for Accurate Biometric Wearables & Hearables

Valencell’s New Generation Biometric Sensor System Continues to Set the Standard for Accurate Biometric Wearables & Hearables

Valencell selected Ambiq Micro and Texas Instruments to collaborate on the implementation of their market-leading technology into the Benchmark® 4.0 system, strengthening Valencell’s leading position in the industry by adding metrics, increasing accuracy, and reducing power consumption. Benchmark® 4.0 will achieve these breakthroughs by utilizing an Ambiq Micro ultra-low power Apollo2 microcontroller and TI analog front end (AFE).

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SiTime Launches the Emerald Platform, a Game-changing MEMS Timing Solution for 5G Infrastructure

SiTime Launches the Emerald Platform, a Game-changing MEMS Timing Solution for 5G Infrastructure

SiTime Corporation, a leading provider of MEMS timing, today announced the Emerald Platform™, a revolutionary precision timing solution that solves critical timing challenges for 5G infrastructure equipment. With the Emerald Platform, operators can deploy 5G equipment in harsh environments and reliably offer mission-critical services.

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Ambiq Micro Releases Apollo3 Blue with TurboSPOT™

Ambiq Micro Releases Apollo3 Blue with TurboSPOT™

Ambiq Micro, the leader in ultra-low power solutions, today released the Apollo3 Blue Wireless SoC with integrated Bluetooth low energy (BLE5), updated peripherals, additional memory, an advanced DMA engine & TurboSPOT™. This new product extends the capabilities of Ambiq Micro's Apollo Blue family and is available now for battery and energy harvesting powered IoT, hearable, wearable & voice-activated edge devices. The Apollo3 Blue's TurboSPOTTM brings groundbreaking levels of energy efficiency to mobile, battery powered devices by increasing the computational capabilities of the ARM Cortex M4F core to 96MHz while lowering the active power consumption to <6uA/MHz. An integrated DMA engine combined with the extra computing bandwidth gives designers the flexibility to add more complex sensor processing algorithms to their energy-sensitive products without sacrificing quality or battery life.

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