Wearable Technology Medical Device ASIC Presentation

Wearable Tech Medical Device ASICs for Fertility MonitoringTriad recently attended the SMTA Medical Electronics Symposium in Portland, Oregon at the Marylhurst University. Great to meet a lot of interesting people involved with medical device electronics. Ada Poon’s presentation on remotely powering miniature robots within the body was fascinating.Triad Semiconductor Wearable Tech PresentationTriad’s presentation chronicles a medical…

Portable Power Management

Market: Power (Handheld/Portable Electronics) Target Platform: VCA-2 Application: Power Management +Plus Portable Power Management Market Handheld electronics such as PDAs, GPS receivers, games, and medical devices integrate a wide variety of logic, memory, and analog functions into a small battery powered unit. Efficiently providing power to all of the mixed signal components in such devices…

Smart Sensor

Market: Industrial Target Platform: VCA-4 Application: Smart Sensors add value to transducer data enabling and supporting distributed processing/decision making. By providing standardized engineering unit information, self-identification and time-stamping, smart sensors simplify the integration of transducers in a networked environment. Smart Sensor Market Smart Sensor is an umbrella term used to describe the addition of local…

Bioelectric Amplifiers

Market: Medical Target Platform: VCA-4 Application: Bioelectric Amplifiers used in EEG, ECG, and EMG applications to amplify and digitize multi-channel electrodes to monitor brain, heart, and muscle activity. Bioelectric amplifiers are used in EEG, ECG, and EMG applications like those shown Figure 1. These systems are used to measure electrical signals from the brain (EEG),…

How to Design a 16-bit Sigma Delta Analog to Digital Converter

Designing a Sigma Delta A/D Converter as Soft-IP Sigma delta A/D converters (ΣΔ-ADC) combine over sampling analog sigma delta modulators with digital decimation filters to achieve high precision and cost effective A/D conversion solutions. ΣΔ-ADCs are used to implement high-precision, low-power A/D converters for applications such as sensor interfaces and audio processing. Until recently a…