Flex PCB Design Services

Building Boards that Bend While not exactly a brand-new technology, flexible printed circuit boards are a critical part of many of today’s challenging embedded system applications from wearable devices to mobile healthcare electronics. The PCB production service vendors listed here … Continue reading

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Encapsulated AC-DC Supplies Offer Multiple Mounting Options

CUI’s Power Group has announced the addition of 3 W and 5 W models to its line of low power, encapsulated AC-DC power supplies. Available in board mount, chassis mount, wire lead, and DIN rail configurations, the single output PSK-S3 … Continue reading

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Rugged Touch Panel Computer Targets Railway System Designs

ADLINK Technology has released its latest Driver Machine Interface (DMI) touch panel computer, the DMI-1210, designed specifically for train control and driver information display. Powered by the Intel Atom x5-E3930 processor (formerly Apollo Lake) and featuring a 12.1” (4:3) high … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Newsletter: IoT Tech Focus

Coming to your inbox tomorrow: Circuit Cellar’s IoT Technology Focus newsletter. Tomorrow’s newsletter covers what’s happening with Internet-of-Things (IoT) technology–-from devices to gateway networks to cloud architectures. This newsletter tackles news and trends about the products and technologies needed to … Continue reading

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Variscite Unveils Two i.MX8 QuadMax Modules

By Eric Brown Variscite announced Linux-powered “VAR-SOM-MX8” and “SPEAR-MX8” modules with an up to an i.MX8 QuadMax SoC plus up to 8GB LPDDR4 and 64GB eMMC. It also previewed a VAR-SOM-6UL COM. At Embedded World in Nuremberg, Germany, Variscite showcased … Continue reading

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PCB assembly – $1000 in FREE Labor

SlingShot Assembly is Offering Free Labor for First Time Customers. SlingShot Assembly is changing the game in PCB assembly. Doing the impossible, everyday. For a limited time, SlingShot Assembly is offering FREE LABOR, up to $1,000, on new customer’s first … Continue reading

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Step-Down Converters Save Energy and Space in IoT Devices

STMicroelectronics has announced its ST1PS01 step-down converters. The devices are engineered for small size, low quiescent current and high efficiency at all values of load current, to save energy and real-estate in keep-alive point-of-load supplies and IoT devices such as … Continue reading

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April Circuit Cellar: Sneak Preview

The April issue of Circuit Cellar magazine is out next week (March 20th)!. We’ve worked hard to cook up a tasty selection of in-depth embedded electronics articles just for you. We’ll be serving them up to in our 84-page magazine. … Continue reading

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Cutting-edge Embedded Vision Solutions Are Here

Clarius Mobile Health revolutionized ultrasounds. Xilinx’s technology helped get them there. IoT-connected, portable ultrasound machine leveraged Xilinx’s Zynq programmable SOC solution. Avnet connected Clarius to Xilinx’s technology—some of which wasn’t even on the shelves yet.

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i.MX6-Based SBC Offers Global Cellular Expansion

VersaLogic has announced the Swordtail SBC that features models with either the NXP i.MX6 Quad (quad core), or the i.MX6 DualLite (dual core) processors. The SBC includes on-board Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and a cellular plug-in socket. At home in hostile environments … Continue reading

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Firms Team Up on Advanced IIoT and Edge Analytics Solutions

Eurotech and Horsa have announced a partnership to enable final users to reduce production costs by taking advantage of the integration of high computational capabilities and analytics at the edge. Eurotech’s expertise in embedded hardware and Operational Technology and Horsa’s … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Newsletter: Microcontroller Watch

Coming to your inbox tomorrow: Circuit Cellar’s Microcontroller Watch newsletter. Tomorrow’s newsletter keeps you up-to-date on latest microcontroller news. In this section, we examine the microcontrollers along with their associated tools and support products. Bonus: We’ve added Drawings for Free … Continue reading

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Enclustra FPGA Modules Power Electric Racing Car

Formula Student is the largest engineering competition in the world. The Zurich/Switzerland based AMZ student team managed to put itself top of the world rankings, also thanks to the innovative, FPGA module-based approach for the electric drivetrain. Four custom inverters … Continue reading

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Side-Channel Power Analysis

Easy Path to Proof Side-channel power analysis is a method of breaking security on embedded systems, and something Colin has covered extensively in his column. This time Colin shows how you can prove some of the fundamental assumptions that underpin … Continue reading

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U-blox Low Power GNSS Receiver Tapped for Smart Watch Design

Technologies from U‑blox and TransSiP have been selected for the recently announced PowerWatch 2 from MATRIX Industries. Power Watch 2 claims to be the world’s first GPS smartwatch that you never need to recharge. The smartwatch embeds the ultra‑small, ultra‑low … Continue reading

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