Cypress Semiconductor's CapSense is based on Programmable System-on-Chip (PSoC) mixed signal arrays. It allows designers to integrate multiple functions, such as LED drivers and LCD displays, in addition to touch sensing. The PSoC solution also delivers such benefits as easy serial communications and ability to do trackpad and linear-slide applications. For more information go to CapSense sensor.
At this year's MD&M West show, lots of material suppliers are talking about new formulations for wearables and things that stick to the skin, whether it's adhesives, wound dressings, skin patches and other drug delivery devices, or medical electronics.
The US Congress has extended an important tax credit for solar energy, a move that’s good news for future investments in this type of alternative energy and for many stakeholders in the solar industry.
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