Microcontrollers http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25799/more en 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> MCUs Combine Low Power, DSP Functionality in IoT Edge-Node Apps http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/mcus-combine-low-power-dsp-functionality-iot-edge-node-apps <div class="node-body article-body">Designers must combine two essential requirements—local processing and low power consumption—when developing edge-node IoT applications.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/mcus-combine-low-power-dsp-functionality-iot-edge-node-apps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/mcus-combine-low-power-dsp-functionality-iot-edge-node-apps#comments IoT Medical Mobile Microcontrollers Power Texas Instruments Tue, 22 Nov 2016 13:00:00 +0000 898221 at http://electronicdesign.com RISC-V (Five) Is Alive! http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/risc-v-five-alive <div class="node-body article-body">RISC-V (RISC five) is a compact, open-source, instruction-set architecture (ISA) that is ideal for embedded applications. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/risc-v-five-alive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/risc-v-five-alive#comments Automotive IoT Medical Mobile Robotics Dev Tools FPGAs Microcontrollers Microprocessors Wed, 16 Nov 2016 15:32:00 +0000 898131 at http://electronicdesign.com 2016’s Embedded Technology Highlights http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/2016-s-embedded-technology-highlights <div class="node-body article-body">Check out some of the year’s most interesting technologies and products, including the flood of IoT development options and improvements in storage technology.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/2016-s-embedded-technology-highlights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/2016-s-embedded-technology-highlights#comments Mobile Digital ICs Embedded Microcontrollers Microprocessors Tue, 15 Nov 2016 18:59:00 +0000 897941 at http://electronicdesign.com FRAM Delivers Unified Memory for 16-bit Microcontroller http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/fram-delivers-unified-memory-16-bit-microcontroller <div class="node-body article-body">Texas Instruments’ latest MSP430 microcontrollers utilize FRAM for code and data. The unified memory approach simplifies development. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/fram-delivers-unified-memory-16-bit-microcontroller" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/fram-delivers-unified-memory-16-bit-microcontroller#comments Automotive IoT Medical Embedded Microcontrollers Wed, 09 Nov 2016 20:16:00 +0000 896631 at http://electronicdesign.com Cortex-M23 and M33 Incorporate Latest TrustZone Features http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/cortex-m23-and-m33-incorporate-latest-trustzone-features <div class="node-body article-body">ARM’s latest Cortex-M platforms using the ARMv8-M architecture are out. They include the Cortex-M23 and Cortex-M33 families. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/cortex-m23-and-m33-incorporate-latest-trustzone-features" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/cortex-m23-and-m33-incorporate-latest-trustzone-features#comments Automotive IoT Mobile Robotics Microcontrollers Wed, 26 Oct 2016 20:32:00 +0000 894241 at http://electronicdesign.com