Microcontrollers http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25799/more en Dual-Issue Multicore SOC Handles Soft Peripherals http://electronicdesign.com/blog/dual-issue-multicore-soc-handles-soft-peripherals <div class="node-body blog-body">XMOS has doubled the number of instructions per clock cycle with its new, multicore xCORE-200 platform. It also delivers gigabit Ethernet support for under $5. </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/dual-issue-multicore-soc-handles-soft-peripherals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/dual-issue-multicore-soc-handles-soft-peripherals#comments Automotive Defense Mobile Embedded Microcontrollers Microprocessors alt.embedded Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:45:00 +0000 838041 at http://electronicdesign.com The Many Faces of Embedded Security http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/many-faces-embedded-security <div class="field-deck"> While there is no such thing as absolute security, it is possible to make things much more difficult for a would-be attacker. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While there is no such thing as absolute security, it is possible to make things much more difficult for a would-be attacker. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/many-faces-embedded-security" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/many-faces-embedded-security#comments Automotive Defense Medical Mobile Dev Tools Embedded Microcontrollers Microprocessors Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:59:00 +0000 837981 at http://electronicdesign.com MSP430 MCU Family Expands to 32 Bits http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/msp430-mcu-family-expands-32-bits <div class="node-body article-body">Texas Instruments expanded its ultra-low power MSP430 family with the 32-bit, Cortex-M4F core MSP432.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/msp430-mcu-family-expands-32-bits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/msp430-mcu-family-expands-32-bits#comments Medical Mobile Robotics Microcontrollers Texas Instruments Thu, 02 Apr 2015 18:17:00 +0000 837371 at http://electronicdesign.com Ultra-Low Power Cortex-M3 Targets Wireless IoT http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/ultra-low-power-cortex-m3-targets-wireless-iot <div class="node-body article-body">Texas Instruments’ Cortex-M3-based SimpleLink family handles ultra-low power applications for the Internet of Things. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/ultra-low-power-cortex-m3-targets-wireless-iot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/ultra-low-power-cortex-m3-targets-wireless-iot#comments Mobile Communications Microcontrollers Texas Instruments Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:11:00 +0000 837201 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>Figure 1. TI&rsquo;s&nbsp;SimpleLink&nbsp;wireless microcontroller family has up to 128 Kbytes of flash an 20 Kbytes of&nbsp;SRAM&nbsp;and an 8&nbsp;Kbyte&nbsp;cache.</p> ADAS Micro Handles Multiple Cameras http://electronicdesign.com/blog/adas-micro-handles-multiple-cameras <div class="node-body blog-body">Freescale’s S32V234 ADAS system-on-chip addresses high-performance automotive systems by including Cognivue’'s APEX2 image-processing technology.</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/adas-micro-handles-multiple-cameras" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/adas-micro-handles-multiple-cameras#comments Automotive Displays Microcontrollers alt.embedded Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:13:00 +0000 837041 at http://electronicdesign.com Q&A: Salas on the SPOT in Low-Power Design http://electronicdesign.com/power/qa-salas-spot-low-power-design <div class="node-body article-body">Technology Editor Bill Wong talks with Mike Salas about subthreshold power-optimized technology (SPOT) and what it means for the future of MCUs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/qa-salas-spot-low-power-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/qa-salas-spot-low-power-design#comments Interviews Microcontrollers Power Fri, 13 Mar 2015 20:40:00 +0000 836201 at http://electronicdesign.com Q&A: Tom Starnes Examines the NXP-Freescale Union http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/qa-tom-starnes-examines-nxp-freescale-union <div class="field-deck"> NXP will nearly double its revenues by buying Freescale but what changes will really take place? Objective Analysis’ Tom Starnes discusses the acquisition. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">NXP will nearly double its revenues by buying Freescale but what changes will really take place? Objective Analysis’ Tom Starnes discusses the acquisition.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/qa-tom-starnes-examines-nxp-freescale-union" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/qa-tom-starnes-examines-nxp-freescale-union#comments Automotive Analog Interviews Medical Mobile Robotics Embedded Microcontrollers Microprocessors Power Fri, 06 Mar 2015 17:53:00 +0000 835931 at http://electronicdesign.com FRAMs Fit Wearable Electronics Like a Glove http://electronicdesign.com/memory/frams-fit-wearable-electronics-glove <div class="node-body article-body">FRAM memory brings low energy, small form factor, high endurance, and low cost to wearable electronics.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/memory/frams-fit-wearable-electronics-glove" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/memory/frams-fit-wearable-electronics-glove#comments Medical Mobile Engineering Essentials Memory Microcontrollers Wed, 04 Mar 2015 16:23:00 +0000 835741 at http://electronicdesign.com 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