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Duo collaborate to further advance smart lighting

Duo collaborate to further advance smart lighting
Silicon Labs and Signify are collaborating on an extension of the Friends of Hue programme enabling ecosystem partners to develop smart light switches for Philips Hue systems. Silicon Labs is providing the Zigbee cluster libraries, software tools, reference application and technical expertise to help participating companies certified by the Friends of Hue programme quickly design and produce light switch products guaranteed to work flawlessly with the Philips Hue smart lighting system.
23rd May 2019

Magnetic sensors modernise position sensing for the IoT era

Magnetic sensors modernise position sensing for the IoT era
Offering high power efficiency, flexible I2C configuration, and built-in tamper detection and temperature sensing, Silicon Labs brings Hall-effect sensing into the 21st century with a magnetic sensor portfolio. Silicon Labs’ new Si72xx portfolio includes what the company claims to be the most advanced, feature-rich magnetic sensors available today, outclassing reed switches and traditional Hall-effect devices in a wide range of open/close and position-sensing applications.
7th September 2017

LED bulbs connect to the IoT with zigbee tech

LED bulbs connect to the IoT with zigbee tech
Silicon Labs is providing best-in-class zigbee technology for the award-winning Element connected light bulb from Sengled. Silicon Labs’ wireless SoCs and zigbee stack enable Element bulbs to connect easily to multi-node mesh networks deployed in smart homes. Sengled creates intelligent lighting products that integrate consumer electronics with energy-saving LED bulbs.
23rd February 2017


Isolated gate drivers offer protection for inverters and motor drives

Isolated gate drivers offer protection for inverters and motor drives
Silicon Labs has expanded its ISOdriver portfolio with a family of isolated gate drivers designed to protect sensitive Insulated-Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT) switches in power inverter and motor drive applications. The new Si828x ISOdriver family provides industrial-grade isolation (5kVrms withstand), best-in-class feature integration including the following:
12th September 2016

Sensors enhance UV protection & gesture recognition

Sensors enhance UV protection & gesture recognition
  Silicon Labs has announced two optical sensors: one that can be used to protect consumers from the harmful effects of UV radiation; and one to develop innovative touchless user interfaces leveraging high-performance proximity sensing and gesture recognition.
19th January 2016

Optical sensor simplifies heart rate monitoring

Optical sensor simplifies heart rate monitoring
Designed to reduce the cost and complexity of wrist-based Heart Rate Monitoring (HRM) applications, Silicon Labs has introduced an optical heart rate sensing solution. The Si1144 includes a low-power optical sensor module paired with an energy-friendly EFM32 Gecko MCU running Silicon Labs’ advanced HRM algorithm.
7th January 2016

Industry’s first digital ultraviolet index sensors

Industry’s first digital ultraviolet index sensors
Silicon Labs has announced what the company claim is the industry’s first single-chip digital ultraviolet (UV) index sensor ICs. The Si1132 and Si114x sensors are designed to track UV sun exposure, heart/pulse rate and blood oximetry and provide proximity/gesture control for smartphone and wearable computing products.
10th February 2014

Silicon Labs Digital Isolation Solution Enhances Long-Term Reliability Of Motor Controls

Silicon Labs Digital Isolation Solution Enhances Long-Term Reliability Of Motor Controls
Silicon Labs today introduced the industry’s first digital CMOS-based drop-in replacement solution for optocoupler-isolated gate drivers (opto-drivers). Supporting up to 5 kV isolation ratings and up to 10 kV surge protection, the new Si826x isolated gate drivers provide an ideal configuration, package and footprint fit for a wide range of opto-drivers used in high-power motor control, industrial drives, solar power and EV/HEV inverters, and switched mode and uninterruptible power supplies.
14th May 2013

Silicon Labs Obsoletes Optocouplers With Drop-In Digital Isolators

Silicon Laboratories Inc today introduced the industry’s first drop-in replacement for optocouplers based on mainstream CMOS technology and incorporating an innovative light-emitting diode (LED) emulator input. The new Si87xx digital isolators offer a perfect pin configuration, package and footprint fit for a number of optocoupler products while offering superior noise immunity, more robust performance and greater reliability, making them ideal for solar power inverters, switched mode power supplies (SMPS), uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), industrial drives, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), high-voltage medical equipment and other applications that often use optocouplers.
3rd October 2012

Silicon Labs Introduces Industry’s Most Sensitive, Power-Efficient Proximity Sensors

Next-Generation Si114x QuickSense™ Infrared and Ambient Light Sensors Enable Advanced Gesture Control for “Touchless” Human Interfaces
27th May 2011

Silicon Labs Addresses Optical Networking Challenges with Industry’s First High-Performance 4-PLL Clock ICs

Si537x Timing ICs Offer Highest Performance, Highest Integration and Lowest Jitter Available for Optical Transport Network Multiservice Platforms
23rd May 2011


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