Microcontrollers http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25799/more en BlueBox Demo’d on 3D-Printed Car http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/bluebox-demo-d-3d-printed-car <div class="node-body gallery-body">NXP’s BlueBox is an automotive platform designed to handle ADAS and self-driving car applications. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/bluebox-demo-d-3d-printed-car" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/bluebox-demo-d-3d-printed-car#comments Automotive Hot Topics Microcontrollers Microprocessors Wed, 18 May 2016 14:10:00 +0000 875601 at http://electronicdesign.com Cypress Acquires Broadcom’s Wireless IoT Business, Loses Long-Time Chief Executive http://electronicdesign.com/iot/cypress-acquires-broadcom-s-wireless-iot-business-loses-long-time-chief-executive <div class="node-body article-body">Cypress has agreed to buy Broadcom's wireless IoT business, a deal punctuated by the departure of the company's long-time chief executive.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/iot/cypress-acquires-broadcom-s-wireless-iot-business-loses-long-time-chief-executive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/iot/cypress-acquires-broadcom-s-wireless-iot-business-loses-long-time-chief-executive#comments Automotive Hot Topics IoT Mobile Electromechanical Microcontrollers Wireless Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:40:00 +0000 874871 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>Along with the announcement, Cypress outlined plans to combine the new wireless chips with its low-power programmable chips and microcontrollers, which are widely used in consumer electronics and automobiles. (Image courtesy of Ford).</p> Forget Shrinking Transistors: Fuse Them Together in Three Dimensions http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/forget-shrinking-transistors-fuse-them-together-three-dimensions <div class="node-body article-body">The French microelectronics laboratory LETI is building mobile processors in three dimensions rather than simply etching transistors onto a flat substrate.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/forget-shrinking-transistors-fuse-them-together-three-dimensions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/forget-shrinking-transistors-fuse-them-together-three-dimensions#comments Hot Topics Mobile Embedded Microcontrollers Microprocessors Fri, 22 Apr 2016 15:20:00 +0000 874691 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>Extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography&nbsp;equipment&nbsp;built by the Netherlands-based&nbsp;ASML. Intel and other chipmakers&nbsp;are betting on&nbsp;EUV lithography to create the next generation of computer processors. Others are turning toward 3D chips for better performance. (Image courtesy of ASML).</p> Are micro:bits the Right Way to Teach STEM? http://electronicdesign.com/blog/are-microbits-right-way-teach-stem <div class="node-body blog-body">One million micro:bits are being delivered to British school children to help teach STEM, but is it the right way to do things?</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/are-microbits-right-way-teach-stem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/are-microbits-right-way-teach-stem#comments Blogs Boards Mobile Embedded Microcontrollers alt.embedded Thu, 31 Mar 2016 14:23:00 +0000 872821 at http://electronicdesign.com Engineering Honor Society Lets Students Guide Professional Standards http://electronicdesign.com/communications/engineering-honor-society-lets-students-guide-professional-standards <div class="node-body article-body">Eta Kappa Nu, the IEEE's academic honor society, honored outstanding chapters and students at a recent ceremony, highlighting their efforts to prepare for engineering careers and promote STEM in their communities. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/engineering-honor-society-lets-students-guide-professional-standards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/engineering-honor-society-lets-students-guide-professional-standards#comments Defense Communications Microcontrollers Thu, 24 Mar 2016 14:45:00 +0000 872131 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>The plaques&nbsp;awarded to the 22 outstanding&nbsp;chapters of Eta Kappa Nu, the academic honor society associated with the IEEE. (Image courtesy of IEEE-HKN).</p> What are the Differences Between Java Platforms from Desktops to Wearables? http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/what-are-differences-between-java-platforms-desktops-wearables <div class="node-body article-body">To support embedded/IoT cost-effectiveness resulting in strong technical constraints, Java platforms for embedded/IoT/wearable devices need to follow a set of requirements that make them unique compared to Java implementations on other systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/what-are-differences-between-java-platforms-desktops-wearables" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/what-are-differences-between-java-platforms-desktops-wearables#comments IoT Android Medical Mobile What’s The Difference Between… Dev Tools Embedded Microcontrollers Microprocessors Wed, 23 Mar 2016 15:18:00 +0000 872141 at http://electronicdesign.com With Engineers Under Pressure to Deliver, Integrated IoT Solutions Proliferate http://electronicdesign.com/iot/engineers-under-pressure-deliver-integrated-iot-solutions-proliferate <div class="field-deck"> "Not invented here" is less of a concern these days as chipmakers roll out new platforms that combine sensing, processing, and networking capabilities plus expanded software libraries. The goal? Speed time to market. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To help speed products to market, chipmakers are rolling out new platforms that combine sensing, processing, and networking capabilities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/iot/engineers-under-pressure-deliver-integrated-iot-solutions-proliferate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/iot/engineers-under-pressure-deliver-integrated-iot-solutions-proliferate#comments IoT Trends & Analysis Mobile Electromechanical Embedded Microcontrollers Microprocessors Mon, 07 Mar 2016 05:00:00 +0000 870951 at http://electronicdesign.com Source: Thinkstock by Getty Images <p>Atmel&#39;s&nbsp;Smart Plug reference design, showcased at the CES in January 2016,&nbsp;can be used as is,&nbsp;but is designed for easy customization.</p> Source: Atmel Checking Out Embedded World 2016 http://electronicdesign.com/blog/checking-out-embedded-world-2016 <div class="node-body blog-body">Technology Editor Bill Wong provides his observations from Embedded World 2016.</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/checking-out-embedded-world-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/checking-out-embedded-world-2016#comments IoT Products Mobile Robotics Embedded Microcontrollers Microprocessors Test & Measurement alt.embedded Fri, 04 Mar 2016 16:30:00 +0000 870811 at http://electronicdesign.com 11 Myths About Low Power http://electronicdesign.com/power/11-myths-about-low-power <div class="field-byline"> Keith Odland </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Though we’ve heard about low-power design for some time, with power consumption becoming a main figure of merit, myths and misunderstandings still abound.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/11-myths-about-low-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/11-myths-about-low-power#comments 11 Myths About... IoT Components Embedded Microcontrollers Power Wed, 02 Mar 2016 19:07:00 +0000 870611 at http://electronicdesign.com Multiprotocol Wireless SoC Targets IoT Connectivity http://electronicdesign.com/blog/multiprotocol-wireless-soc-targets-iot-connectivity <div class="node-body blog-body">Silicon Labs’ new Wireless Gecko SoCs integrate an ARM Cortex-M4 core with a 2.4 GHz radio and advanced hardware cryptography.</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/multiprotocol-wireless-soc-targets-iot-connectivity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/multiprotocol-wireless-soc-targets-iot-connectivity#comments Blogs IoT Mobile Communications Learning Resources Microcontrollers alt.embedded Wed, 24 Feb 2016 18:10:00 +0000 869511 at http://electronicdesign.com