Cloud-based Eval Service for Nordic BLE SoC-Based Designs

Nordic Semiconductor has launched “nRF Connect for Cloud”, a free service for Cloud-based evaluation, test, and verification of Bluetooth Low Energy (Bluetooth LE) designs employing Nordic’s nRF51 and nRF52 Series multiprotocol Bluetooth LE SoCs. nRF Connect for Cloud features an … Continue reading

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MCU Tool Update Eases Multicore Automotive Control Development

Renesas Electronics has announced an update to its Embedded Target for RH850 Multicore model-based development environment for multicore MCUs for automotive control applications. The update supports development of systems with multirate control (multiple control periods), which is now common in … Continue reading

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FPGA Solutions Evolve to Meet AI Needs

Brainy System ICs Long gone now are the days when FPGAs were thought of as simple programmable circuitry for interfacing and glue logic. Today, FPGAs are powerful system chips with on-chip processors, DSP functionality and high-speed connectivity. By Jeff Child, … Continue reading

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IAR Systems Updates Dev Tools for Renesas RX MCUs

IAR Systems has released version 4.10 of the development toolchain IAR Embedded Workbench for Renesas RX. The new version includes several capabilities which enable developers to further ensure code quality and make debugging more efficient for embedded applications based on … Continue reading

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MCUs Bring Enhanced Security to IoT Systems

Microchip has announced its SAM L10 and SAM L11 MCU families addressing the growing need for security in IoT applications. The new MCU families are based on the Arm Cortex-M23 core, with the SAM L11 featuring Arm TrustZone for Armv8-M, … Continue reading

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Compact Board-Mount Power Supplies Target IoT Systems

XP Power has launched its low-cost VCE03 and VCE10, 3 W and 10 W series of board-mounted AC-DC power supplies with extended universal input range from 85 VAC to 305 VAC, covering all nominal AC inputs from 100 VAC to … Continue reading

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Preparing for an IoT Edge Project

FREE White Paper – Before starting your IoT edge device development process, it is wise to spend time preparing for your new project. Planning before you start will limit frustration and save you time and money in the long run. … Continue reading

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Four Firms Team Up to Develop IIoT Connectivity Solutions

At the Microsoft Inspire event in Las Vegas, Advantech, Behr Technologies (BTI), Hitachi Solutions America and Microsoft have announced that the companies are collaborating to deliver wireless communications solutions with unmatched scalability, reliability and security for private industrial internet of … Continue reading

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Signature Analyzer Uses NXP MCU

Scope-Free Tester Doing a signature analysis of a signal used to require an oscilloscope to display your results. In this article, Brian details how to build a free-standing tester using mostly just the internal peripherals of an NXP Arm microcontroller. … Continue reading

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Cobots: A Major “Motion” Feature of Star Wars

Mouser examines the droids from “a galaxy far, far away” to gain some insight into how robots will help humanity realize our future.

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Fuel-Gauge ICs Maximize Battery Runtimes for Devices

Maxim Integrated offers the MAX17260 and MAX17261 ModelGauge m5 EZ fuel gauges IC that are well suited for a broad range of Li-ion battery powered applications.  These battery characterization-free solutions provide high levels of accuracy while also offering small size … Continue reading

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Sensor Interface IC Enables Advanced Bio-Chemical Sensing

Analog Devices has announced today a new sensor interface IC that enables the next generation of intelligent electrochemical sensors. According to the company, it is the only solution available to incorporate potentiostat and Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS) functionality on a … Continue reading

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Cavium Octeon-Based SBCs Provide Networking Solution

Gateworks has announced the release of the Newport GW6400 SBC, featuring the Cavium Octeon TX Dual/Quad Core ARM processor running up to 1.5 GHz. The GW6400 is the latest Newport family member with an extensive list of features, including five … Continue reading

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Verifying Code Readout Protection Claims

Think Like an Attacker How do you verify the security of microcontrollers? MCU manufacturers often make big claims, but sometimes it is in your best interest to verify them yourself. In this article, Colin discusses a few threats against code … Continue reading

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Cellular/Wi-Fi Gateway Targets In-Vehicle Intelligent Systems

Kontron has introduced the EvoTRAC G103 In-Vehicle Rugged Cellular and Wi-Fi Gateway that provides broad connectivity capabilities that enable a new range of in-vehicle management, remote access and cloud-based applications. Providing the mobile connectivity and onboard recording device storage needed … Continue reading

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