Microcontrollers http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25799/more en Get Started With the Latest 8-bit PIC Online http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/get-started-latest-8-bit-pic-online <div class="field-deck"> Microchip’s latest PIC16F15386 family is supported by the online MPLAB Xpress IDE and Code Configurator. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microchip’s latest PIC16F15386 family is supported by the online MPLAB Xpress IDE and Code Configurator. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/get-started-latest-8-bit-pic-online" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/get-started-latest-8-bit-pic-online#comments IoT Mobile Microcontrollers Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:07:00 +0000 912691 at http://electronicdesign.com Flexible, Multi-Output Supplies Conquer Complex SoC Power Challenges http://electronicdesign.com/power/flexible-multi-output-supplies-conquer-complex-soc-power-challenges <div class="node-body article-body">By combining switching and linear-conversion techniques, as well as digital control, new power architectures can handle variable sequences and voltage combinations.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/flexible-multi-output-supplies-conquer-complex-soc-power-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/flexible-multi-output-supplies-conquer-complex-soc-power-challenges#comments Mobile Sponsored Microcontrollers Power Power Sources Texas Instruments Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:00:00 +0000 912221 at http://electronicdesign.com A Malware Experiment Foreshadows Factories Held for Ransom http://electronicdesign.com/iot/malware-experiment-foreshadows-factories-held-ransom <div class="node-body article-body">A paper describes a type of ransomware that could infect devices used to control power plants, water treatment facilities, and factory assembly lines, until a ransom is paid. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/iot/malware-experiment-foreshadows-factories-held-ransom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/iot/malware-experiment-foreshadows-factories-held-ransom#comments Hot Topics IoT Products Microcontrollers Thu, 16 Feb 2017 17:50:00 +0000 912331 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>Raheem Beyah, left, associate chair in the Georgia Tech School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and David Formby, a Georgia Tech Ph.D. student, created a model of a water treatment plant to highlight the potential of ransomware attacks on programmable logic controllers. (Image courtesy of Georgia Tech).</p> A Circuit for Sensors that Never Stop Listening http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/circuit-sensors-never-stop-listening <div class="node-body article-body">The circuit, which consumes little more than the power of a human cell, is one of the latest efforts to extend the battery life of sensors.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/circuit-sensors-never-stop-listening" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/circuit-sensors-never-stop-listening#comments Hot Topics IoT Products Electromechanical Embedded Microcontrollers Mon, 13 Feb 2017 18:10:00 +0000 912151 at http://electronicdesign.com 11 Myths About Embedded Benchmarking http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/11-myths-about-embedded-benchmarking <div class="node-body article-body"> Is it lies, damn lies, and benchmarks? Debunking 11 myths that plague embedded benchmarking.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/11-myths-about-embedded-benchmarking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/11-myths-about-embedded-benchmarking#comments 11 Myths About... IoT Dev Tools Embedded Microcontrollers Microprocessors Fri, 27 Jan 2017 15:57:00 +0000 911221 at http://electronicdesign.com Deployment of an IoT Computing Platform: Make or Buy? http://electronicdesign.com/iot/deployment-iot-computing-platform-make-or-buy <div class="node-body article-body">As the IoT matures, so do the trends in client computing domain needs, which leads to the biggest question manufacturers now face: Build a platform from scratch, or bet on vendor solutions? </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/iot/deployment-iot-computing-platform-make-or-buy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/iot/deployment-iot-computing-platform-make-or-buy#comments IoT Embedded Microcontrollers Microprocessors Wed, 14 Dec 2016 21:14:00 +0000 904051 at http://electronicdesign.com These Trends Will Shape Embedded Technology in 2017 http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/these-trends-will-shape-embedded-technology-2017 <div class="field-deck"> Despite its ups and downs, IoT still headlines the embedded arena, with AI and augmented/virtual reality making greater inroads in this rather turbulent market. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Despite its ups and downs, IoT still headlines the embedded arena, with AI and augmented/virtual reality making greater inroads in this rather turbulent market.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/these-trends-will-shape-embedded-technology-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/these-trends-will-shape-embedded-technology-2017#comments Automotive IoT Mobile Embedded Memory Microcontrollers Microprocessors Tue, 13 Dec 2016 20:27:00 +0000 903751 at http://electronicdesign.com 11 Myths About 8-Bit Microcontrollers http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/11-myths-about-8-bit-microcontrollers <div class="node-body article-body">The 8-bit microcontroller celebrated its 44th birthday this year, but even though its making its way into many new applications, some very common myths surround the elder statesman of the embedded market.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/11-myths-about-8-bit-microcontrollers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/11-myths-about-8-bit-microcontrollers#comments 11 Myths About... Microcontrollers Microchip Mon, 12 Dec 2016 20:27:00 +0000 903441 at http://electronicdesign.com First Open-Source RISC-V Chip Arrives http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/first-open-source-risc-v-chip-arrives <div class="node-body article-body">A RISC-V chip is now available in the form of SiFive’s Freedom E310. It can be found on the HiFive1 Arduino-compatible board.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/first-open-source-risc-v-chip-arrives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/first-open-source-risc-v-chip-arrives#comments Automotive IoT Medical Mobile Robotics Microcontrollers Microprocessors Fri, 02 Dec 2016 21:54:00 +0000 901311 at http://electronicdesign.com Infineon Joins Smart Appliance Security Lab in China http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/infineon-joins-smart-appliance-security-lab-china <div class="node-body article-body">Infineon helped found a research lab in China to develop stronger security for smart household devices like connected door locks and thermostats.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/infineon-joins-smart-appliance-security-lab-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/infineon-joins-smart-appliance-security-lab-china#comments Hot Topics Lighting Mobile Embedded Microcontrollers Microprocessors Fri, 02 Dec 2016 18:25:00 +0000 901221 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>(Image courtesy of the&nbsp;<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/electronicfrontierfoundation/page1" target="_blank">Electronic Frontier Foundation</a>, Creative Commons).</p>