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Employee Spotlight - Alex Hakkola

In the coming weeks, we'll be introducing you to some of our talented employees. First up is Alex Hakkola, who has been with Silicon Labs since 2014. 

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June 2017 Member Spotlight: baarini

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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.

Outstanding Performance by Silicon Labs’ Isolation in University Study

Rudye McGlothlin from our Power Products group discusses a recent academic study on isolation performance, particularly the application of isolation technology to variable frequency drive (VFD) systems. 

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Illuminating the Path to Health: IoT Hero Monitors Critical Vitamin D Intake with Style

More than a billion people around the world don't get enough vitamin D. Uur friends at e-Senses are working to change that with the Helios Smart Ring, the world's first person vitamin D tracker. blog-esense.jpg

5 Trends for the Smart Home from Computex 2017

Jason Rock, a strategist in our IoT division, recently attended Computex 2017 in Taipei and shares with us some of the key take-aways from the event.

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Chapter 6 Addendum: Input Modes Explained - Part 3

ch6_addendum.pngConfigure the TIMER peripheral to read pulses in Quadrature Decoder mode to detect direction and number of turns on a knob, and then use the PCNT to count LED pulses to light sensor.

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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