The Open Door
The Need for Prototyping Insight
by Jomichael Porter, engineering manager, Ignition, Inc.
International Appliance Technical Conference 2006
by Tim Somheil, Editor
Technology is being developed to keep tech-savvy appliance buyers safe, to save them energy, even give them a little bling.
Three highly sensitive accelerometers offer appliance engineers design flexibility and enhanced functionality for a range of appliance applications.
A Clean Machine
Designed for medical appliance applications, a 16-mm brushless motor provides sterilization features and high performance in a compact package.
Efficient LED Driver
Ideal for the hand-held electronics market, a new step-up converter can drive nine white LEDs in a series at 20 mA from a single-cell lithium ion battery.
Details Make the Difference
Rommelsbacher’s double hotplate uses a new control that integrates an “on/off” switch with a bimetal thermostat.