Evaluation and Development Kits -- Samtec
With signal integrity becoming increasingly challenging in today’s designs, interconnect is taking on a key role. In order to see how a particular interconnect solution will perform in our design, we really need hands-on evaluation of the technology. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Matthew Burns of Samtec about evaluation and development kits for high-speed interconnect solutions.
More information about Samtec Evaluation and Development Kits: https://bit.ly/2WK9dBH
Hello FPGA -- Microchip and Mouser Electronics
Getting started on an FPGA-based embedded vision project can be tricky. Locating all the components you need, getting them to talk to each other, and just getting your system to the video equivalent of “Hello World” is a pretty daunting task. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Avery Williams of Microchip Technology about the Hello FPGA kit - a low-cost, low-touch embedded vision kit for engineers new to FPGAs.
More information about Microchip Technology Hello FPGA Kit: https://bit.ly/33OoXVA
DC-DC for Gate Drive Power -- Murata and Mouser Electronics
In motor control and industrial applications, semiconductor switches such as IGBTs and MOSFETS of all types - including newer wide-bandgap devices are used extensively to switch power to a load. This makes DC to DC conversion for gate drivers a challenge. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with John Barnes of Murata about DC to DC conversion for gate drivers for industrial and motor control applications.
More information about Murata Power Solutions MGJ DC/DC Converters: https://bit.ly/2y6uVp3
0 to 112 (Gbps PAM4) in 5 Seconds -- Samtec
With serial connections hitting 112Gbps, we can’t mess around with our interconnect. We need engineered solutions that will keep those eyes open and deliver the signal integrity we need in our high-speed designs. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton talks with Matt Burns of Samtec about the interconnect options for speeds up to 112Gbs, and Samtec’s Flyover interconnect technology.
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Maxim's Himalaya uSLIC Portfolio -- Maxim and Mouser Electronics
With form factors continuing to shrink, most engineers are working hard to reduce the number of discrete components in their designs. Power supplies, in particular, are problematic - often requiring a number of large components. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with John Woodward of Maxim Integrated about how power modules can save board space, improve performance, and help reliability.
More information about Maxim Integrated Himalaya uSLIC™ MAXM1546x Step-Down Power Modules: http://bit.ly/38bIM9U
More information about Maxim Integrated Himalaya uSLIC™ MAXM17532 Step-Down Power Module: http://bit.ly/2TbLDM1
High-Performance Motor Control Solutions Through Integration -- Qorvo and Mouser
Brushless motors have taken over the market for a huge number of applications these days. But, it’s easy to blow up your BOM cost with all the motor control and power management components required. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Marc Sousa of Qorvo about the Power Application Controller (PAC) that can lower your BOM, trim down your component list, and give you several other benefits as well.
More information about Qorvo Power Application Controllers®: http://bit.ly/3cbuERc
MCU32 Graphics Overview -- Microchip and Mouser Electronics
Graphical interfaces add a whole new dimension to embedded designs. But, designing a full-blown graphics interface is a major challenge for most embedded systems designers. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Kurt Parker from Microchip Technology explain how you can add a modern graphics user interface to your next embedded design without a big learning curve.
More information about Microchip Technology MPLAB® X Integrated Development Environment (IDE): http://bit.ly/3a2cFLc
Passive Component Solutions for Automotive Safety Electronics -- AVX and Mouser Electronics
In today’s demanding automotive safety applications, choosing high-quality passives with the right performance properties can make the difference between success and catastrophic failure. With issues like power quality, EMI suppression, circuit protection, and antennas, getting the right passives is critical. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Daniel West of AVX about how to choose the right passives for safety-critical automotive applications.
More information about AVX Solutions for Automotive Safety Electronics: http://bit.ly/2w4VIB8
SensorTile. Box - A Ready to Go IoT Node -- STMicroelectronics and Mouser Electronics
In the highly competitive IoT market, getting your idea to the prototype stage as quickly as possible is critical. But, designing non-differentiated things like connectivity, power supplies, sensor interfaces, and so forth soaks up valuable design time. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Thiago Reis from STMicroelectronics about SensorTile Box - a ready-to-go IoT node development kit that’s just waiting for your great IoT idea.
More information about STMicroelectronics STEVAL-MKSBOX1V1 SensorTile.box Development Kit: http://bit.ly/2vaG86M
RF Interconnect for Wireless Applications -- Amphenol RF and Mouser Electronics
The 5G revolution puts daunting demands on antenna technology. With massive MIMO and mm wave, 5g opens a whole new era in antenna solutions. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Owen Barthelmes and Kelly Freeman of Amphenol RF about 5G antenna technology, and how Amphenol RF’s HD-EFI connector solution can help you with your next 5G design.
More info about Amphenol RF 5G Wireless Connectors: http://bit.ly/2GZKMqQ
Maxim's First Secure Micro with ChipDNA PUF Technology -- Maxim Integrated and Mouser Electronics
Most applications today demand security, and that starts with your microcontroller. In order to get a truly secure MCU, you need a root of trust such as a physically unclonable function (PUF). In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Kris Ardis of Maxim Integrated about how the Maxim MAX32520 MCU with PUF can secure your next design.
More information about Maxim Integrated MAX32520 ChipDNA Secure ARM Cortex™-M4 MCU: http://bit.ly/31fkdas
Mindi Analog Simulator -- Microchip and Mouser Electronics
It’s easy to go wrong in the analog portion of your design, particularly if you’re not an analog “expert.” Electrical simulation can help reduce risk and design re-spins. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Rico Brooks of Microchip about the MPLAB Mindi tool, and how it can help reduce your design risk.
More information about Mindi Analog Simulator: http://bit.ly/2S0ARGE