Robotics http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25776/more en Thunderboard React Races to STEM http://electronicdesign.com/iot/thunderboard-react-races-stem <div class="node-body article-body">Silicon Labs Thunderboard React is an IoT platform targeted at a range of developers from students to maker pros.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/iot/thunderboard-react-races-stem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/iot/thunderboard-react-races-stem#comments IoT Mobile Robotics Dev Tools Microcontrollers Wed, 14 Sep 2016 19:03:00 +0000 884591 at http://electronicdesign.com Have Chip Vendors Taken Over Where Heathkit Left Off? http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/have-chip-vendors-taken-over-where-heathkit-left <div class="field-byline"> William Wong </div> <div class="field-deck"> Texas Instruments’ TI-Innovator Hub targets the classroom and STEM education with its new LaunchPad Board. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Long ago, Heathkit provided hordes of hackers and budding engineers with educational platforms that often turned out to be useful devices...</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/have-chip-vendors-taken-over-where-heathkit-left" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/have-chip-vendors-taken-over-where-heathkit-left#comments IoT Robotics Dev Tools Embedded Microcontrollers Wed, 14 Sep 2016 18:41:00 +0000 884601 at http://electronicdesign.com (Courtesy of Texas Instruments) Renesas Clinches $3.2 Billion Deal for Intersil http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/renesas-clinches-32-billion-deal-intersil <div class="node-body article-body">The deal is the latest example of the chip industry's recombination around fields like automotive and industrial electronics.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/renesas-clinches-32-billion-deal-intersil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/renesas-clinches-32-billion-deal-intersil#comments Automotive Hot Topics IoT Analog Robotics Embedded Microcontrollers Microprocessors Power Wed, 14 Sep 2016 15:10:00 +0000 884541 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>(Image courtesy of Htomari, Creative Commons).</p> Intel Buys Chip Startup Movidius, Betting on Machines That See and Think http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/intel-buys-chip-startup-movidius-betting-machines-see-and-think <div class="node-body article-body">On Tuesday, Intel added to its stockpile of machine vision hardware, announcing plans to buy chip startup Movidius.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/intel-buys-chip-startup-movidius-betting-machines-see-and-think" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/intel-buys-chip-startup-movidius-betting-machines-see-and-think#comments Hot Topics IoT Mobile Robotics Embedded Microprocessors Fri, 09 Sep 2016 20:00:00 +0000 883721 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>An image from FLIR&#39;s Boson thermal imaging camera. Earlier this year, the company&nbsp;said that it used&nbsp;Movidius&#39; vision chips&nbsp;with the Boson&#39;s imaging cores.&nbsp;(Image courtesy of Movidius).</p> A Jewel of a Joule http://electronicdesign.com/iot/jewel-joule <div class="node-body article-body">It came near the end of Intel’s CEO’s keynote speech but the Intel Joule module looks to be a winner. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/iot/jewel-joule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/iot/jewel-joule#comments IoT Medical Boards Mobile Robotics Dev Tools Embedded Wed, 17 Aug 2016 20:25:00 +0000 879431 at http://electronicdesign.com Cypress Appoints New Chief Executive http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/cypress-appoints-new-chief-executive <div class="node-body article-body">The San Jose chipmaker promoted Hassane El-Khoury, the former head of its automotive business, to the office of president and chief executive.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/cypress-appoints-new-chief-executive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/cypress-appoints-new-chief-executive#comments Automotive Hot Topics Robotics Embedded Memory Wed, 17 Aug 2016 01:40:00 +0000 879201 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>(Image courtesy of Brando.n, Flickr).</p> (Image courtesy of Brando.n, Flickr). Why Did Linear Technology Sell Itself to Analog Devices? http://electronicdesign.com/analog/why-did-linear-technology-sell-itself-analog-devices <div class="node-body article-body">The deal was surprising to an industry familiar with Linear's engineering culture and dislike for corporate matchmaking. So why did the company agree to the $14.8 billion deal?</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/analog/why-did-linear-technology-sell-itself-analog-devices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/analog/why-did-linear-technology-sell-itself-analog-devices#comments Automotive Hot Topics Trends & Analysis Analog Robotics Power Fri, 29 Jul 2016 16:35:00 +0000 878641 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>An array of sensors inside a jet engine. Data converters, like those built by Analog Devices, turn physical signals from sensors, like movement and pressure, into digital data. Linear Technology&#39;s power management chips help to conserve the electricity required for that process. (Image courtesy of&nbsp;<a data-rapid_p="30" data-track="attributionNameClick" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/matt_gibson/" title="Go to Matt Gibson's photostream">Matt Gibson</a>, Flickr).</p> A Hands-on Look at the STM32F7 Discovery Board http://electronicdesign.com/blog/hands-look-stm32f7-discovery-board <div class="node-body blog-body">Technology Editor Bill Wong takes ST Microelectronics’ STM32 F7 Discovery board to task. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/hands-look-stm32f7-discovery-board" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/hands-look-stm32f7-discovery-board#comments IoT Mobile Robotics Microcontrollers alt.embedded Fri, 22 Jul 2016 18:36:00 +0000 878381 at http://electronicdesign.com Mining Chipworks for Data Gold http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/mining-chipworks-data-gold <div class="node-body article-body">Chipworks opens its archive of teardowns for big data analytics with a new service called Inside Technology. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/mining-chipworks-data-gold" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/mining-chipworks-data-gold#comments IoT Mobile Robotics Embedded Thu, 21 Jul 2016 15:41:00 +0000 878361 at http://electronicdesign.com Handling an Ultra-Low-Power Cortex-M4 http://electronicdesign.com/blog/handling-ultra-low-power-cortex-m4 <div class="node-body blog-body">Technology Editor Bill Wong takes a hands-on look at Ambiq Micro’s Apollo, an ultra-low-power Cortex-M4.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/handling-ultra-low-power-cortex-m4" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/handling-ultra-low-power-cortex-m4#comments IoT Medical Mobile Robotics Microcontrollers alt.embedded Tue, 19 Jul 2016 19:28:00 +0000 878311 at http://electronicdesign.com