Microprocessors http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25800/more en Checking Out the Gizmo 2, Raspberry Pi 2, and the Creator CI 20 http://electronicdesign.com/blog/checking-out-gizmo-2-raspberry-pi-2-and-creator-ci-20 <div class="node-body blog-body">Technology Editor Bill Wong has been busy playing with some new boards like the Gizmo 2 and the Raspberry Pi 2.</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/checking-out-gizmo-2-raspberry-pi-2-and-creator-ci-20" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/checking-out-gizmo-2-raspberry-pi-2-and-creator-ci-20#comments Boards Robotics Dev Tools Embedded Microprocessors Windows 8 alt.embedded Fri, 06 Mar 2015 18:11:00 +0000 835941 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 The Migration from Legacy BIOS to UEFI Firmware http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/migration-legacy-bios-uefi-firmware <div class="node-body article-body">The transition from legacy BIOS to UEFI firmware is something many embedded developers now need to deal with as new hardware supports UEFI.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/migration-legacy-bios-uefi-firmware" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/migration-legacy-bios-uefi-firmware#comments Engineering Essentials Dev Tools Microprocessors Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:46:00 +0000 835771 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 ARM Lifts Lid on Cortex-A72 http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/arm-lifts-lid-cortex-a72 <div class="node-body article-body">ARM has pushed up its high end, mobile architecture with the Cortex-A72. It also announced the complementary CCI500 Cache Coherent Interconnect and the Mali-T880 GPU.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/arm-lifts-lid-cortex-a72" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/arm-lifts-lid-cortex-a72#comments Automotive Mobile Displays Microprocessors Wed, 04 Feb 2015 17:05:00 +0000 834351 at http://electronicdesign.com Multicore 64-bit ARM-based SoC Aims at Mobile Market http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/multicore-64-bit-arm-based-soc-aims-mobile-market <div class="node-body article-body">Marvell Technology’s unleashed a pair of multicore ARM Cortex-A53 SoCs that target the mobile space. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/multicore-64-bit-arm-based-soc-aims-mobile-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/multicore-64-bit-arm-based-soc-aims-mobile-market#comments Microprocessors Tue, 18 Nov 2014 01:41:00 +0000 821001 at http://electronicdesign.com Parallel Processing Tools Arrive For Automata Processor http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/parallel-processing-tools-arrive-automata-processor <div class="node-body article-body"> Micron’s Automata Processor performs regular expression matching using a parallel array of state transition elements. The ANML compiler and development tools are now available. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/parallel-processing-tools-arrive-automata-processor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/parallel-processing-tools-arrive-automata-processor#comments Defense Compilers Dev Tools Digital ICs Microprocessors Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:05:00 +0000 145791 at http://electronicdesign.com Basic Circuit Eliminates Numeric Keypad Polling http://electronicdesign.com/components/basic-circuit-eliminates-numeric-keypad-polling <div class="field-byline"> Rick Mally, Independent Designs LLC </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Using eight digital inputs, this Idea for Design simplifies decoding of the common membrane 4x4 keypad matrix and eliminates the traditional requirement of scanning rows or columns. Any X-Y switch matrix, which can be part of some apparatus, can be considered with this device.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/components/basic-circuit-eliminates-numeric-keypad-polling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/components/basic-circuit-eliminates-numeric-keypad-polling#comments Ideas for Design Components Microprocessors Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:16:00 +0000 145711 at http://electronicdesign.com 64-Bit Arm Incarnation Employs Dynamic Code Optimization http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/64-bit-arm-incarnation-employs-dynamic-code-optimization <div class="node-body article-body">NVidia's Denver architecture is implementing ARM's ARMv8 64-bit architecture from the ground up using techniques like dynamic code optimization.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/64-bit-arm-incarnation-employs-dynamic-code-optimization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/64-bit-arm-incarnation-employs-dynamic-code-optimization#comments Embedded Microprocessors Mon, 06 Oct 2014 20:42:00 +0000 139871 at http://electronicdesign.com Power Efficient Multicore SoCs Handle Vision and HMI Chores http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/power-efficient-multicore-socs-handle-vision-and-hmi-chores <div class="node-body article-body">Texas Instruments’ AM5K2Exx and 66AK2Exx multicore SoCs address a range of applications from computer vision to user interface. They are based on Arm Cortex-A15 cores. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/power-efficient-multicore-socs-handle-vision-and-hmi-chores" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/power-efficient-multicore-socs-handle-vision-and-hmi-chores#comments Defense Mobile DSPs Microcontrollers Microprocessors Texas Instruments Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:27:00 +0000 131311 at http://electronicdesign.com