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Silicon Labs' New Wireless SoCs Enable Eco-Friendly Zigbee Green Power IoT Devices

Silicon Labs announced a new family of secure, ultra-low-power Zigbee® system-on-chip (SoC) devices designed for eco-friendly IoT products deployed in mesh networks. The EFR32MG22 (MG22) family expands Silicon Labs’ Zigbee portfolio by delivering the smallest, lowest power SoCs optimized for Zigbee Green Power applications. Based on Silicon Labs’ Wireless Gecko Series 2 platform, the MG22 SoCs are an ideal choice for Zigbee devices powered by coin cell batteries or energy-harvesting sources. Target applications include smart home sensors, lighting controls, and building and industrial automation.


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Ampleon Opens RF Energy Competence Center in Hefei, China

Ampleon announced the opening of its RF Energy Competence Center in Hefei, PRC. The company is recognized as a leader in the RF energy market and continues to invest in the emerging use of this technology. While RF energy covers a broad range of applications (domestic and professional cooking, heating and drying, ignition and lighting), the new competence center's current focus is on solid-state cooking.


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Linear Tech's energy monitoring Hot Swap Controller enables 100A Board Designs

Linear Technology Corp. introduces the LTC4282, an energy monitoring Hot Swap controller with dual MOSFET drive to enable 100A and higher current board designs. The LTC4282 ensures safe board insertion and removal from live 2.9V to 33V backplanes by controlling external N-channel MOSFETs to gently power up capacitors, avoiding sparks, connector damage and system glitches.


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