Microcontrollers http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25799/more en Build Cortex-MCU-Based Wearables, Accessories with Bluetooth Connectivity http://electronicdesign.com/communications/build-cortex-mcu-based-wearables-accessories-bluetooth-connectivity <div class="field-byline"> Diya Soubra, ARM </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Technologies such as low-energy Bluetooth and low-power, high-performance ARM Cortex-based microcontrollers can help speed design and development of many innovative and connected wearable devices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/build-cortex-mcu-based-wearables-accessories-bluetooth-connectivity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/build-cortex-mcu-based-wearables-accessories-bluetooth-connectivity#comments Communications Microcontrollers Wireless Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:44:00 +0000 821821 at http://electronicdesign.com Symtavision, Renesas Join Up on Methodology for Multicore MCUs http://electronicdesign.com/ide/symtavision-renesas-join-methodology-multicore-mcus <div class="node-body article-body">Working closely with Renesas Electronics, Symtavision has developed an integrated, model- and trace-based methodology for the Renesas RH850 family of multicore MCUs as well as other Renesas target MCU architectures. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/ide/symtavision-renesas-join-methodology-multicore-mcus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/ide/symtavision-renesas-join-methodology-multicore-mcus#comments Dev Tools IDE Microcontrollers Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:57:00 +0000 821541 at http://electronicdesign.com Accelerators Reduce DSC Overhead in Motion Control Applications http://electronicdesign.com/dsps/accelerators-reduce-dsc-overhead-motion-control-applications <div class="node-body article-body">Texas Instrument's C2000 Piccolo F2807x incorporates a trigonometric math unit (TMU) and control law accelerator (CLA) to handle high speed analog analysis. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/dsps/accelerators-reduce-dsc-overhead-motion-control-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/dsps/accelerators-reduce-dsc-overhead-motion-control-applications#comments Automotive Lighting Robotics DSPs Electromechanical Microcontrollers Wed, 19 Nov 2014 22:26:00 +0000 821221 at http://electronicdesign.com Thinking Outside the Box http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/thinking-outside-box <div class="node-body article-body">Check out three technologies from Micron, Somnium, and Spansion that take a different approach to performance and optimization. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/thinking-outside-box" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/thinking-outside-box#comments Dev Tools Microcontrollers Tue, 28 Oct 2014 19:37:00 +0000 148961 at http://electronicdesign.com 32-bit MCU Utilizes MONOS Memory Structure for Automotive Chassis http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/32-bit-mcu-utilizes-monos-memory-structure-automotive-chassis <div class="node-body article-body">The RH850/P1x Series of 32-bit microcontrollers (MCUs) from Renesas combine a 40 nm process with a metal oxide nitride oxide silicon (MONOS) flash memory structure for automotive chassis systems. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/32-bit-mcu-utilizes-monos-memory-structure-automotive-chassis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/32-bit-mcu-utilizes-monos-memory-structure-automotive-chassis#comments Automotive Products Microcontrollers Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:06:00 +0000 145751 at http://electronicdesign.com Compact 32-bit Cores Target IoT And Wearables http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/compact-32-bit-cores-target-iot-and-wearables <div class="node-body article-body">Cortus’ custom 32-bit cores target low power applications such as IoR and wearable devices.. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/compact-32-bit-cores-target-iot-and-wearables" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/compact-32-bit-cores-target-iot-and-wearables#comments Medical Mobile Microcontrollers Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:49:00 +0000 145701 at http://electronicdesign.com Micro Targets Telematics With 3D And HyperBus Support http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/micro-targets-telematics-3d-and-hyperbus-support <div class="node-body article-body">Spansion’s Traveo mixes an ARM Cortex-R5 core with 3D graphics and Spansion’s HyperBus to target automotive telematics applications. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/micro-targets-telematics-3d-and-hyperbus-support" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/micro-targets-telematics-3d-and-hyperbus-support#comments Microcontrollers Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:46:00 +0000 144371 at http://electronicdesign.com MCUs Integrate LCD Support On-Chip http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/mcus-integrate-lcd-support-chip <div class="node-body article-body">Texas Instruments expanded its family of ultra-low-power MSP430 microcontrollers (MCUs) with the MSP430FR4x series that integrate LCD support on-chip. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/mcus-integrate-lcd-support-chip" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/mcus-integrate-lcd-support-chip#comments Products Embedded Microcontrollers Texas Instruments Tue, 07 Oct 2014 20:05:00 +0000 140311 at http://electronicdesign.com MCU Provides High Security for Medical Wearables http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/mcu-provides-high-security-medical-wearables <div class="node-body article-body">Maxim Integrated’s Wellness Platform provides power and battery management, digital processing, integrated sensors, ultra-low-power communications, and security for wearable medical applications. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/mcu-provides-high-security-medical-wearables" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/mcu-provides-high-security-medical-wearables#comments Products Medical Embedded Microcontrollers Maxim Mon, 06 Oct 2014 14:34:00 +0000 139851 at http://electronicdesign.com Microcontroller Displays Voltage Measurements in Graphical and Digital Formats via Single LED Matrix http://electronicdesign.com/ideas-design/microcontroller-displays-voltage-measurements-graphical-and-digital-formats-single-led- <div class="field-byline"> Ricardo Jimenez-Garcia and and Ivan Romero-Hernandez, Instituto Technologico de Mexicali </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The algorithm in this microcontroller design drives an LED matrix and provides digital-voltage-readout and bar-like dot displays, showing dots for a graphical output if the input value is changing, and switching automatically to displaying a numeric value when the input voltage is stable.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/ideas-design/microcontroller-displays-voltage-measurements-graphical-and-digital-formats-single-led-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/ideas-design/microcontroller-displays-voltage-measurements-graphical-and-digital-formats-single-led-#comments Ideas for Design Components Displays LEDs Microcontrollers Mon, 29 Sep 2014 21:09:00 +0000 138251 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>The algorithm in this microcontroller design this design drives an LED matrix and provides digital-voltage-readout and bar-like dot displays, showing dots for a graphical output if the input value is changing, and switching automatically to displaying a numeric value when the input voltage is stable.</p>