Fog-Detection Audio Project

Using Arduino UNO Fog reduces visibility, sometimes down to a few feet. That’s why fog horns are so important. In this article, Jeff embarks on a project that makes use of humidity sensors to detect fog, and automatically plays an … Continue reading

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Maxim’s Battery Monitoring IC Selected for New Nissan LEAF

Maxim Integrated Products has announced that its single-chip, ASIL D-rated battery monitoring IC is being integrated into the new Nissan LEAF, the next evolution of its zero-emission electric vehicle. The battery monitoring IC meets the highest safety standards, supporting ISO 26262 … Continue reading

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What are the 5 Biggest Myths About Developing Embedded Vision Solutions?

Are embedded vision solutions complex? Expensive? Strictly about software? Get answers to your top questions about developing embedded vision solutions, right from Avnet & Xilinx. We’re at the moment of truth with embedded vision systems as scores of new applications … Continue reading

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1U Net Service Appliance Embeds AMD EPYC 7000 Processor

WIN Enterprises has announced the PL-81280, a 1U high-performance rack-mounted networking system designed for use in the cloud and datacenter. The appliance supports the AMD Naples EPYC 7000 SoC processor. The System on Chip (SoC) processor features integrated security and … Continue reading

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7 Habits of Highly Efficient PCB Designers

FREE White Paper – Design habits that expedite design completion, improve design quality, and enhance productivity are instrumental to highly efficient PCB design. Here’s what you can do to succeed. Get your copy – here

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Fanless Railway Embedded Computer is EN50155-Certified

Kontron has expanded its TRACe family of operational computers designed specifically for the railway market. The Kontron TRACe-B40x-TR, an EN50155 certified fanless generic platform, features the latest Intel Atom E3900 series processors and 6th Generation Intel Core processors. The first … Continue reading

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November Circuit Cellar: Sneak Preview

The November issue of Circuit Cellar magazine is coming soon. Clear your decks for a new stack of in-depth embedded electronics articles prepared for you to enjoy. Not a Circuit Cellar subscriber?  Don’t be left out! Sign up today: CC … Continue reading

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IoT Gateway/Dongle Solution Taps Nordic Semi’s BLE SoC

Nordic Semiconductor has announced that Fanstel has selected Nordic’s nRF52840 Bluetooth® 5/Bluetooth Low Energy (Bluetooth LE) advanced multiprotocol System-on-Chip (SoC) for its BWG840F gateway and USB840F dongle. The gateway and the dongle are designed to enable OEMs to rapidly develop … Continue reading

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Have your tasks multiplied with the IIoT? Don’t worry: Add more cores!

Separating tasks in isolated cores makes system designs highly modular and scalable. With the 8th generation of Intel® Core™ and Intel® Xeon® processors now offering six cores and 12 threads, engineers can deploy new edge devices capable of connecting and … Continue reading

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Generation Robot

Robots are likely to be as disruptive as the automobile, causing us to rethink the way we live and work. In this 5-part video series, Grant Imahara departs on another technical journey to explore the frontier of robotics, meeting with … Continue reading

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Semtech LoRa Technology Leveraged for Flood Sensor System

Semtech has announced that Green Stream has incorporated Semtech’s LoRa devices and wireless radio frequency technology (LoRa Technology) and Senet’s LoRaWAN-based network into its autonomous flood sensor systems for use in coastal areas, including towns and cities. Green Stream’s solutions … Continue reading

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Discover Unknown PCB Design Issues with DRC

FREE White Paper – This paper addresses several of the pervasive myths within the PCB verification market, such as the need for post-layout PCB verification on high-speed designs only. Additionally, it discusses how a designer can seamlessly integrate with the … Continue reading

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Rugged, Sandwich-Style SBC is Based on Sitara AM5718 MCU

By Eric Brown Forlinx Embedded Technology, the Chinese company behind Linux-friendly SBCs such as the Texas Instruments (TI) Sitara AM3354 based OK335xS-II and the Forlinx i.MX6 SBC, has posted details on a new OK5718-C SBC. Like the OK335xS-II, it’s a Sitara based board, … Continue reading

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Security Takes Center Stage for MCUs

Enabling Secure IoT Embedded systems face security challenges unlike those in the IT realm. To meet those needs, microcontroller vendors continue to add ever-more sophisticated security features to their devices—both on their own and via partnerships with security specialists. By … Continue reading

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Compact, Arm-based Mini-PC is Toughened up for IIoT

By Eric Brown DFI’s Pico-ITX-based, DIN-rail mountable “EC900-FS6” mini-PC runs Linux or Android on an i.MX6 DualLite, and offers 2x GbE, 2x USB, 2x serial, mini-PCIe, and extensive ruggedization features. A reader recently noted our excessive use of the term … Continue reading

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