Linux-Powered Jetson Xavier Module Gains Third-Party Carriers

By Eric Brown Connect Tech (CTI) has released two new developer options for Nvidia’s octa-core Jetson AGX Xavier computer-on-module, which is already supported by Nvidia’s innovative, $1,299 Jetson Xavier Developer Kit. Like the official dev kit, CTI’s 105 mm x 92 mm Rogue board … Continue reading

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Module Meets Needs of Simple Bluetooth Low Energy Systems

Laird has announced its new Bluetooth 5 module series, designed to simplify the process of bringing wireless designs to market. The BL651 Series is the latest addition to Laird’s Nordic Semiconductor family of Bluetooth 5 offerings. Building on the success … Continue reading

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Rugged Nano-ITX SBC Boasts Security Encryption Hardware

WinSystems has announced its Nano-ITX form factor ITX-N-3900 board-level system. It provides a complete system that can be readily expanded and configured for diverse applications requiring an extended product life and high reliability under extreme operating temperatures. The 4.27-inch (120 … Continue reading

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Connected Padlock Uses U-Blox BLE and Cellular Modules

U‑blox has announced their collaboration with India‑based Play Inc. on a connected GPS padlock for industrial applications. The lock, which doubles as a location tracker, features a U‑blox M8 GNSS receiver, MAX‑M8Q, and uses the u‑blox CellLocate service to extend … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Newsletter: Analog & Power

Coming to your inbox tomorrow: Circuit Cellar’s Analog & Power newsletter. Tomorrow’s newsletter content zeros in on the latest developments in analog and power technologies including ADCs, DACs, DC-DC converters, AD-DC converters, power supplies, op amps, batteries and more. Bonus: … Continue reading

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COM Express Card Sports 3 GHz Core i3 Processor

Congatec has introduced a Computer-on-Module for the entry-level of high-end embedded computing based on Intel’s latest Core i3-8100H processor platform. The board’s fast 16 PCIe Gen 3.0 lanes make it suited for all new artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning … Continue reading

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Firms Team for End-to-End, Open, Modular IoT Architecture

Eurotech has announced the availability of an end-to-end IoT architecture based on open standards, developed in collaboration with Cloudera and Red Hat. The new IoT architecture is an open, modular, multi-cloud architecture with security features organically built-in to enable scalable … Continue reading

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What’s the Role of 3D Printing in Embedded Systems?

Experts Weigh In 3D printing has gone from being a technology on the outskirts of embedded system design, to one that’s becoming a common tool for many design teams. On one hand people are crafting 3D printed enclosures of electronic … Continue reading

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AVR Microcontrollers Get MPLAB X IDE Support

Designers who have traditionally used Microchip’s PIC microcontrollers and developed with the MPLAB ecosystem can now easily evaluate and incorporate AVR MCUs into their applications. The majority of AVR MCUs are now beta supported with the release of MPLAB X … Continue reading

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Reinforced Isolated Amplifier Boasts High Precision

Texas Instruments has introduced a new reinforced isolated amplifier. The company claims that devices provides the industry’s highest precision and working voltages and longest lifetime reliability. The combination of better nonlinearity, lower offset and gain error, and higher temperature stability, … Continue reading

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Bidirectional Buck-Boost Controller Targets Autonomous Vehicles

Analog Devices has announced the Power by Linear LT8708/-1, a 98% efficient bidirectional buck-boost switching regulator controller that operates between two batteries that have the same voltage. This makes them well-suited for redundancy in self-driving cars. The LT8708/-1 operates from … Continue reading

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Firms Team to Teach Implementing Power Supplies on STM32 MCUs

STMicroelectronics and Biricha Digital Power, an industrial training and consultancy company focused on switched power design and EMC, have developed a workshop to show power-supply engineers why and how to quickly move to a digital implementation. The workshop, aimed at … Continue reading

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MCU-Based Project Enhances Dance Game

Using Wavelet Transform Microcontrollers are perfect for systems that need to process analog signals such as audio and do real-time digital control in conjunction with those signals. Along just those lines, learn how these two Cornell students recreated the classic … 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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IAR Updates Dev Tools for Renesas Automotive MCUs

IAR Systems has announced a major update of its development tools for Renesas automotive-focused RH850 microcontrollers. The latest version of the complete C/C++ compiler and debugger toolchain IAR Embedded Workbench for Renesas RH850 offers boosted user experience and extended capabilities … Continue reading

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