Microcontrollers http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25799/more en 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 High-Performance, Low-Power Cortex-M7 Microcontroller Targets Secure IoT Applications http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/high-performance-low-power-cortex-m7-microcontroller-targets-secure-iot-application <div class="node-body article-body">ST Microelectronics STM32H7 series combines high performance, low power and security to address high end IoT applications. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/high-performance-low-power-cortex-m7-microcontroller-targets-secure-iot-application" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/high-performance-low-power-cortex-m7-microcontroller-targets-secure-iot-application#comments Automotive IoT Medical Mobile Microcontrollers Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:16:00 +0000 892811 at http://electronicdesign.com Q&A: Embedded FPGA Facilitates Reconfigurable SoC/MCU RTL Blocks http://electronicdesign.com/fpgas/qa-embedded-fpga-facilitates-reconfigurable-socmcu-rtl-blocks <div class="node-body article-body">Technology Editor Bill Wong talks with Flex Logix’s Cheng Wang about the company’s embedded FPGA being designed into SoCs and MCUs.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/fpgas/qa-embedded-fpga-facilitates-reconfigurable-socmcu-rtl-blocks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/fpgas/qa-embedded-fpga-facilitates-reconfigurable-socmcu-rtl-blocks#comments Interviews FPGAs Microcontrollers Fri, 14 Oct 2016 16:46:00 +0000 891101 at http://electronicdesign.com Multicore Separation Architecture Reduces Safety Software Complexity http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/multicore-separation-architecture-reduces-safety-software-complexity <div class="node-body article-body">ARM’s new Cortex-R52 architecture brings partitioned systems to safety applications such as automotive driver assistance systems. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/multicore-separation-architecture-reduces-safety-software-complexity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/multicore-separation-architecture-reduces-safety-software-complexity#comments Automotive Medical Microcontrollers Wed, 05 Oct 2016 14:27:00 +0000 888821 at http://electronicdesign.com