Microcontrollers http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25799/more en ARMed and Ready http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/armed-and-ready <div class="node-body article-body">AdaCore’s new Ada for the ARM Cortex opens the door for serious embedded applications but the learning curve can be a little steep; hopefully this article will give you a good start.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/armed-and-ready" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/armed-and-ready#comments Defense Design Solutions Medical Robotics Dev Tools Microcontrollers Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:32:00 +0000 133571 at http://electronicdesign.com Power Efficient Multicore SoCs Handle Vision and HMI Chores http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/power-efficient-multicore-socs-handle-vision-and-hmi-chores <div class="node-body article-body">Texas Instruments’ AM5K2Exx and 66AK2Exx multicore SoCs address a range of applications from computer vision to user interface. They are based on Arm Cortex-A15 cores. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/power-efficient-multicore-socs-handle-vision-and-hmi-chores" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/power-efficient-multicore-socs-handle-vision-and-hmi-chores#comments Defense Mobile DSPs Microcontrollers Microprocessors Texas Instruments Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:27:00 +0000 131311 at http://electronicdesign.com RF Remote-Control/Sensor Transceiver Modules Slash Volume Cost Under $9 http://electronicdesign.com/components/rf-remote-controlsensor-transceiver-modules-slash-volume-cost-under-9 <div class="node-body article-body">Available in its next-generation Hummingbird platform, Linx Technologies offers the HumRC transceiver for bidirectional remote control and sensor applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/components/rf-remote-controlsensor-transceiver-modules-slash-volume-cost-under-9" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/components/rf-remote-controlsensor-transceiver-modules-slash-volume-cost-under-9#comments Products Communications Components Microcontrollers Thu, 04 Sep 2014 16:02:00 +0000 127761 at http://electronicdesign.com Single-Core MCUs Enable Precision Feedback In Control Design http://electronicdesign.com/digital-ics/single-core-mcus-enable-precision-feedback-control-design <div class="node-body article-body">TI’s C2000 Delfino 32-bit F2837xS single-core MCU series, an industry first to include four 16-bit ADCs, enables precision feedback for real-time industrial power control design.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/digital-ics/single-core-mcus-enable-precision-feedback-control-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/digital-ics/single-core-mcus-enable-precision-feedback-control-design#comments Products Digital ICs Microcontrollers processors Texas Instruments Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:26:00 +0000 124821 at http://electronicdesign.com SoC Can Handle Multiple Industrial Networks http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/soc-can-handle-multiple-industrial-networks <div class="node-body article-body">Texas Instrument's Sitara AM437x includes four Programmable Real-Time Unit Industrial Communication Subsystems that can handle protocols like EtherCAT and PROFINET.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/soc-can-handle-multiple-industrial-networks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/soc-can-handle-multiple-industrial-networks#comments Defense Medical Robotics Electromechanical Embedded Microcontrollers Microprocessors Tue, 12 Aug 2014 21:14:00 +0000 121401 at http://electronicdesign.com Processor Independent Embedded Platform Supports Modular Development http://electronicdesign.com/boards/processor-independent-embedded-platform-supports-modular-development <div class="node-body article-body">E3 Embedded Systems is taking its Processor Independent Embedded Platform (PIEP) to Kickstarter to see if the embedded community can take advantage of a modular prototyping system. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/boards/processor-independent-embedded-platform-supports-modular-development" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/boards/processor-independent-embedded-platform-supports-modular-development#comments Boards Medical Robotics Dev Tools Digital ICs DSPs Embedded Microcontrollers Texas Instruments Microchip Freescale Mon, 11 Aug 2014 16:50:00 +0000 121141 at http://electronicdesign.com Minimize Your Microcontroller Power Requirements http://electronicdesign.com/power/minimize-your-microcontroller-power-requirements <div class="field-byline"> William Goh, Texas Instruments </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Battery-operated devices all have something in common: finite energy. To extend operating time and reduce the need for battery replacements, designers need to reduce MCU system power requirements. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/minimize-your-microcontroller-power-requirements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/minimize-your-microcontroller-power-requirements#comments Design Solutions Digital ICs Embedded Microcontrollers Power Texas Instruments Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:38:00 +0000 117941 at http://electronicdesign.com Security MCU Integrates Sub-1-GHz RF Transceiver, 3D LF Wakeup Trigger http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/security-mcu-integrates-sub-1-ghz-rf-transceiver-3d-lf-wakeup-trigger <div class="node-body article-body">Targeting ultra-low-power applications, Texas Instruments’ RF430F5978 microcontroller (MCU) features enhanced read zone and battery performance</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/security-mcu-integrates-sub-1-ghz-rf-transceiver-3d-lf-wakeup-trigger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/security-mcu-integrates-sub-1-ghz-rf-transceiver-3d-lf-wakeup-trigger#comments Products Embedded Microcontrollers Texas Instruments Wed, 16 Jul 2014 18:52:00 +0000 116321 at http://electronicdesign.com Asymmetric Microcontrollers Tame Power Consumption http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/asymmetric-microcontrollers-tame-power-consumption <div class="node-body article-body">Now that asymmetric microcontrollers are becoming more common, they are providing more opportunities for reducing power requirements and modularizing software development. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/asymmetric-microcontrollers-tame-power-consumption" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/asymmetric-microcontrollers-tame-power-consumption#comments Defense Mobile Robotics Dev Tools Microcontrollers NXP Semiconductors Tue, 15 Jul 2014 19:30:00 +0000 116081 at http://electronicdesign.com Raspberry Pi B+ Gets A+ http://electronicdesign.com/boards/raspberry-pi-b-gets <div class="node-body article-body">Technology Editor Bill Wong takes a look at the Raspberry Pi B+. It adds mounting holes and MicroSD support. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/boards/raspberry-pi-b-gets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/boards/raspberry-pi-b-gets#comments Boards Mobile Robotics Microcontrollers Microprocessors modules Mon, 14 Jul 2014 16:03:00 +0000 115761 at http://electronicdesign.com