Microcontrollers http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25799/more en Q&A: Spansion’s Dr. Saied Tehrani Discusses HyperBus MCUs http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/qa-spansion-s-dr-saied-tehrani-discusses-hyperbus-mcus <div class="node-body article-body">Telematics is a challenging automotive cluster application that becomes even tougher to deal with as cost and reliability come into play. Dr. Saied Tehrani talks about how Spansion’s latest microcontroller addresses this space. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/qa-spansion-s-dr-saied-tehrani-discusses-hyperbus-mcus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/qa-spansion-s-dr-saied-tehrani-discusses-hyperbus-mcus#comments Automotive Interviews Embedded Microcontrollers Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:46:00 +0000 835691 at http://electronicdesign.com 8051 Keeps on Buzzing http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/8051-keeps-buzzing <div class="node-body article-body">Silicon Labs' 8051-based EFM8 microcontrollers continue to deliver compact, low power solutions for a range of markets including IoT applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/8051-keeps-buzzing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/8051-keeps-buzzing#comments Automotive Mobile Microcontrollers Wed, 25 Feb 2015 03:37:00 +0000 835491 at http://electronicdesign.com Running Linux on a Two-Chip STM32F4 Design http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/running-linux-two-chip-stm32f4-design <div class="node-body article-body">This article explains how a practical two-chip Linux platform can be developed using the STM32F42X/3X microcontrollers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/running-linux-two-chip-stm32f4-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/running-linux-two-chip-stm32f4-design#comments Design Solutions Dev Tools Microcontrollers Tue, 24 Feb 2015 20:56:00 +0000 835581 at http://electronicdesign.com Microcontrollers Handle Automatic Speech Recognition http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/microcontrollers-handle-automatic-speech-recognition <div class="node-body article-body">Spansion adds more HyperBus capable microcontrollers to their collection. This Cortex-M4 platform can include a 2D graphics engine. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/microcontrollers-handle-automatic-speech-recognition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/microcontrollers-handle-automatic-speech-recognition#comments Automotive Medical Mobile Microcontrollers Mon, 23 Feb 2015 20:41:00 +0000 835441 at http://electronicdesign.com What Can You Make with These Development Boards? http://electronicdesign.com/blog/what-can-you-make-these-development-boards <div class="node-body blog-body">Developers have access to a host of options to work with the latest processing platforms. We take a look at the Raspberry Pi 2, Gizmo 2, and Creator CI20. </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/what-can-you-make-these-development-boards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/what-can-you-make-these-development-boards#comments Boards Mobile Robotics Dev Tools Embedded Microcontrollers Microprocessors modules alt.embedded Fri, 06 Feb 2015 20:33:00 +0000 834581 at http://electronicdesign.com Multi-MCU Configuration Provides High-Reliability Temperature Readings http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/multi-mcu-configuration-provides-high-reliability-temperature-readings <div class="field-byline"> Ricardo Jimenez-Garcia and Gerardo Velasco-Equihua </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Thermistors and temperature-sensing channels are prone to erroneous readings and even outright failure. By using three independent low-end microcontrollers and thermistors in conjunction with larger master microcontroller, this potential problem can be eliminated. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/multi-mcu-configuration-provides-high-reliability-temperature-readings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/multi-mcu-configuration-provides-high-reliability-temperature-readings#comments Ideas for Design Microcontrollers Test & Measurement Tue, 03 Feb 2015 17:44:00 +0000 834251 at http://electronicdesign.com Tiny 8051 Core Doubles Development-System Options http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/tiny-8051-core-doubles-development-system-options <div class="node-body article-body">The T8051XC3 Tiny 8051 IP Core from CAST integrates an 8-bit, MCS 51-compatible processor populated with an assortment of common peripherals, including a serial communications controller, flexible timer-counter, multipurpose I/O port, and an interrupt controller. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/tiny-8051-core-doubles-development-system-options" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/tiny-8051-core-doubles-development-system-options#comments Products Embedded Microcontrollers Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:13:00 +0000 833961 at http://electronicdesign.com Standard Bus Buffer Easily Extends 1-Wire Signal Off Board http://electronicdesign.com/communications/standard-bus-buffer-easily-extends-1-wire-signal-board <div class="node-body article-body">The 1-Wire interface is low-cost and effective, but useful only for a very short distance; by using a standard bus-buffer IC, this distance can be extended while creating a convenient interface to a microcontroller.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/standard-bus-buffer-easily-extends-1-wire-signal-board" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/standard-bus-buffer-easily-extends-1-wire-signal-board#comments Boards Communications Ideas for Design Microcontrollers Test & Measurement Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:46:00 +0000 833861 at http://electronicdesign.com Subthreshold Cortex-M4F Design Sips Less Power Than Cortex-M3 http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/subthreshold-cortex-m4f-design-sips-less-power-cortex-m3 <div class="node-body article-body">Ambiq Micro’s Apollo family of ARM Cortex-M4F microcontrollers draw less power than the typical Cortex-M3 by using a subthreshold voltage design. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/subthreshold-cortex-m4f-design-sips-less-power-cortex-m3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/subthreshold-cortex-m4f-design-sips-less-power-cortex-m3#comments Mobile Microcontrollers Thu, 22 Jan 2015 19:01:00 +0000 833501 at http://electronicdesign.com How To Dumb Down Smart Electronics http://electronicdesign.com/how-dumb-down-smart-electronics <div class="node-body link-body"><p>In our generation of microcontroller-enhanced everything, it has been frustrating at best to see how often the capability of smart hardware has been foiled by the design of poorly purposed software.</p> </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" alt="" src="http://electronicdesign.com/site-files/electronicdesign.com/files/DumbDownBlogPromo.jpg?1421858118" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/how-dumb-down-smart-electronics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Automotive Mobile Embedded Microcontrollers Systems Wed, 21 Jan 2015 16:28:00 +0000 833351 at http://electronicdesign.com