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IoT Hero Sengled Brings Style and Simplicity to Smart Connected Lighting

Charles Sum, vice president of R&D at Sengled, shares with us his vision for helping to simplify our surroundings with well-designed lighting products that integrate simplicity, aesthetics, and ease-of-use. 

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Students at Norwegian University of Science and Technology Race Toward Engineering Excellence

Read about how engineering students are working toward desiging, building, and racing a small-scale Formul One racecar over the course of just one year. 

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May 2017 Member Spotlight: YK

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We are featuring one of the Silicon Labs Community members who is active or new in the community on a monthly basis to help members connect with each other.

Speed Does Not Kill: Power Supplies with Fast Switching Frequency Get Safer

Power supply designers have one overriding objective—maximizing power per volume (W/mm3). The key to achieving this objective is maximizing power supply efficiency.

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Chapter 6 Addendum: Input Modes Explained - Part 2

Set  the Analog Comparator (ACMP) to act as a level shifter, using an LED and the onboard light sensor.

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IoT Hero Nanoleaf Breaks Down Barriers Between Doing Good, Looking Good, and Feeling Good

Nanoleaf, a Smart Lighting company, delivers never-before-seen lighting applications with a passion for cutting-edge design and sustainability. See how his company uses ZigBee SoCs8-bit MCUs, and the Bluetooth Blue Gecko SoC.

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Chapter 6 Addendum: Input Modes Explained - Part 1

ch6_addendum.pngSet up the ADC to measure the intesity of an LED using the built-in light sensor.  Also, set up the SWO console to view debug print statements in Simplicity Studio.

Bringing Plug-and-Play Simplicity to Your Next Audio Design with the CP2615 USB-to-I2S-Bridge

Today we introduced a USB-to-I2S Bridge device, bringing turn-key simplicity to digital audio design. Learn how to get started with your new audio design with CP2615 audio bridge device.

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IoT Hero Braingrid is Redefining Power for the Future

Braingrid_Blog.jpgIoT Hero Michael Kandoff at Braingrid is really passionate about revolutionizing applications in the energy and agriculture sectors. 

Detecting User Input with Capacitive Touch and Passive Infrared (PIR) - Part 3

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Build a script in Python to generate live streaming capacitive sense data over the serial port and set up a PIR sensor to give the project a proximity sensor

April 2017 Member Spotlight: menchopez

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We are featuring one of the Silicon Labs Community members who is active or new in the community on a monthly basis to help members connect with each other.

Boosting Solar Power Inverter Reliability

Photovoltaic power systems offer a sustainable alternative to fossil-fueled power plants, providing lower long-term operating costs, scalability, and a significantly lower carbon footprint. Photovoltaic_Highlight.jpg

Detecting User Input with Capacitive Touch and Passive Infrared (PIR) - Part 2

15_title.pngLearn how to configure a simple Python graphing utility on any computer that can be used to view the capacitive sense values over the serial port

Betting Big on the Connected Home

EE Times’ Chief International Correspondent Junko Yoshida recently interviewed Yorbe Zhang, EE Times China’s editor-in-chief, focusing on China’s electronics industry and its outlook for 2017. Zhang singled out connected devices for the home as among the top five areas of interest for Chinese consumers in 2017.

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