Managing batteries so they never fail Jun 08, 2012 Battery management ICs play a bigger role in the growing demand for must-not-fail portable and medical gear. Inverters fight for traction Jul 01, 2011 Say the words “cost reduction” in a room full of electric vehicle engineers and “batteries” will be the likely response. But smaller and less expensive inverters are likely to help make the... Navigating international efficiency mandates May 01, 2010 Companies that develop products for overseas markets may be surprised by regulations and how they are interpreted. Harvest time near for energy ICs Mar 01, 2010 Free energy? Well, almost. Super low-power circuitry makes it possible to scavenge enough power to run remote, hard-to-reach applications. Motor control turns to the home Nov 01, 2009 Energy Star and other conservation mandates mean formerly high-end motor schemes like field-oriented control are coming to an appliance near you. Get ready for a HIGH-BRIGHTNESS WORLD Sep 01, 2009 HB-LEDs are on track to be the next big thing in home entertainment, vehicles, and outdoor signs.