Robotics http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25776/more en What’s the Difference Between a BSP and SDK? http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/what-s-difference-between-bsp-and-sdk <div class="node-body article-body">On the surface, a board support package (BSP) and a software development kit (SDK) seem to be interchangeable, but several key attributes separate the two.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/what-s-difference-between-bsp-and-sdk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/what-s-difference-between-bsp-and-sdk#comments Mobile Robotics What’s The Difference Between… Content Dev Tools Wed, 01 Jul 2015 21:01:00 +0000 841271 at http://electronicdesign.com Synergistic Tools Highlight New Microcontroller Family http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/synergistic-tools-highlight-new-microcontroller-family <div class="node-body article-body">Renesas Electronics revealed a major new hardware and software environment called the Renesas Synergy Platform that’s built around ARM Cortex microcontroller cores.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/synergistic-tools-highlight-new-microcontroller-family" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/synergistic-tools-highlight-new-microcontroller-family#comments Automotive Hot Topics Mobile Robotics Dev Tools Microcontrollers Tue, 30 Jun 2015 22:29:00 +0000 841211 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>1. The Renesas Synergy Platform for the IoT is built around a scalable MCU family based on ARM Cortex-M cores and modular, qualified software tools.&nbsp;</p> Musings from FTF 2015 http://electronicdesign.com/blog/musings-ftf-2015 <div class="node-body blog-body">This could be the last Freescale Technology Forum before the merge with NXP. There were definitely things to see.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/altembedded">alt.embedded</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/musings-ftf-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/musings-ftf-2015#comments Mobile Robotics Dev Tools Embedded Microcontrollers Microprocessors NXP Semiconductors Freescale alt.embedded Mon, 29 Jun 2015 19:03:00 +0000 841141 at http://electronicdesign.com Running the iRobot Create 2 http://electronicdesign.com/blog/running-irobot-create-2 <div class="node-body blog-body">The iRobot Create 2 is a vacuum-turned-STEM platform. Here’s a look at what comes in the box.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/altembedded">alt.embedded</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/running-irobot-create-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/running-irobot-create-2#comments Robotics Dev Tools alt.embedded Fri, 19 Jun 2015 17:19:00 +0000 840761 at http://electronicdesign.com PCI Express Mini Card Tackles Compact Embedded Expansion http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/pci-express-mini-card-tackles-compact-embedded-expansion <div class="node-body article-body">PCI Express Mini Cards provide laptop designers with wireless options, but the form factor is particularly useful for embedded system expansion.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/pci-express-mini-card-tackles-compact-embedded-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/pci-express-mini-card-tackles-compact-embedded-expansion#comments Boards Medical Robotics Embedded Fri, 12 Jun 2015 20:11:00 +0000 840401 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>1. PCI Express Mini Cards are available from a variety of vendors, including products such as Diamond Systems&rsquo;DS-MPE-DAQ0804 Analog I/O Module (a), Versalogic&rsquo;s VL-MPEe-U2e Serial+GPIO (b), and Accesio&rsquo;s mPCIE-COM-4SM four-port RS-232/422/485 card (c).</p> FPGA Design Tool Takes Hierarchical Approach http://electronicdesign.com/fpgas/fpga-design-tool-takes-hierarchical-approach <div class="node-body article-body">Altera’s Quartus II FPGA design tool incorporates SpectraQ engine to handle large and complex applications. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/fpgas/fpga-design-tool-takes-hierarchical-approach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/fpgas/fpga-design-tool-takes-hierarchical-approach#comments Defense Robotics Dev Tools FPGAs Tue, 02 Jun 2015 14:57:00 +0000 839871 at http://electronicdesign.com Gallery: Unusual UAVs at AUVSI 2015 http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/gallery-unusual-uavs-auvsi-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Not all unmanned vehicles at AUVSI 2015 were the normal planes and copters. These UAVs take different approaches to mobility and control. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/gallery-unusual-uavs-auvsi-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/gallery-unusual-uavs-auvsi-2015#comments Robotics Gallery Embedded Fri, 29 May 2015 14:36:00 +0000 839771 at http://electronicdesign.com LabVIEW Files Implement Simple Chess Simulation http://electronicdesign.com/virtual-instruments/labview-files-implement-simple-chess-simulation <div class="node-body article-body">Based on National Instruments' LabVIEW package, this set of Virtual Instrument Files provides a user interface that simulates the functions of chess, and forms a basis for other user-friendly simulations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/virtual-instruments/labview-files-implement-simple-chess-simulation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/virtual-instruments/labview-files-implement-simple-chess-simulation#comments Robotics Ideas for Design virtual instruments Thu, 28 May 2015 20:36:00 +0000 839751 at http://electronicdesign.com Q&A: Parrot’s Loury Reveals Details on the Bebop Drone http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/qa-parrot-s-loury-reveals-details-bebop-drone <div class="node-body article-body">Parrot’s Bebop drone provides first-person control courtesy of a Wi-Fi-linked, digitally stabilized, HD camera. Vanessa Loury, PR Director for Parrot, provides further details about the Bebop Drone. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/qa-parrot-s-loury-reveals-details-bebop-drone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/qa-parrot-s-loury-reveals-details-bebop-drone#comments Interviews Robotics Embedded Thu, 07 May 2015 14:27:00 +0000 838821 at http://electronicdesign.com Image Gallery: AUVSI 2015 First Looks http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/image-gallery-auvsi-2015-first-looks <div class="node-body gallery-body">Technology editor Bill Wong and Engineering TV’s Curtis Ellzey present some highlights from this year’s AUVSI show in Atlanta. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/image-gallery-auvsi-2015-first-looks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/image-gallery-auvsi-2015-first-looks#comments Defense Mobile Robotics Gallery Embedded Wed, 06 May 2015 15:56:00 +0000 838761 at http://electronicdesign.com