Mobile Robot Taps Jetson Xavier Via New Aetina Carrier Board

By Eric Brown Aetina announced a partnership to build an autonomous, solar-powered mobile robot with GPS tracking, sensors, and 6x HD cameras, based on its “AX710” carrier for the Linux-driven Jetson AGX Xavier.Taiwan-based Aetina and an undisclosed third party are … Continue reading

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Surface Mount Inductors Meet High-Density Power Needs

TT Electronics has announced two new surface mount device (SMD) power inductors: the HM66M series (shown) for use in high frequency power conversion systems and EMI filter applications, and the HM78M series for use in high density and high frequency … Continue reading

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The Laser Harp

A Twist on Modern Instruments Normally, you’d think that taking the strings out of a harp would be a downgrade. But in this article, Cornell student Alex Hatzis presents a system that does just that—replacing the harp strings with red … 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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COM Express Board Offers 16 GB DRAM and Extend Temp. Design

Kontron has introduced its new COMe-m4AL10 (E2) module. The COM Express module is available with either Intel Atom, Intel Pentium or Intel Celeron processors of the latest 5th generation. With dimensions of only 84 mm x 55 mm, it is … Continue reading

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VersaLogic’s New Android Demo/Eval Kit – Enter to win

VersaLogic’s new Android Eval Kit provides an easy way to evaluate Arm/Android performance for rapid design and application development. It includes everything needed to run the Android OS on a high-reliability embedded system, including a Arm-based embedded computer board, and … Continue reading

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Two Power Delivery Chips Provide USB Type-C Charging Solutions

Microchip Technology has announced two new solutions that simplify USB Type-C PD (Power Delivery) for a range of applications. The company claims it as one of the industry’s first USB-IF-certified USB 3.1 SmartHub devices with integrated support for Power Delivery … Continue reading

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Industrial Embedded Computing Technology for Smart Robots

Modules for Cooperative Robotics The Service Robotics Research Center of Ulm University of Applied Sciences is developing a modular software framework to make it easier to program robots. The goal is to provide software components that can be used universally, … Continue reading

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U-blox and Arvento Team Up to Launch Vehicle Tracking System

U‑blox and Arvento Mobile Systems have announced the imminent launch of the new imt.x1 vehicle tracking system. Arvento’s imt.x1 differentiates from other vehicle tracking devices on the market, thanks to its 6‑axis Gyro sensor which can sense 3‑dimensional movement caused … Continue reading

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Linux-Driven Modules to Showcase New MediaTek AIoT SoCs

By Eric Brown Innocomm, which has produced NXP-based compute modules such as the i.MX8M Mini driven WB15 and i.MX8M powered WB10, will soon try on some MediaTek SoCs for size. First up is an SB30 SoM due to launch in October that … Continue reading

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October Circuit Cellar: Sneak Preview

The October issue of Circuit Cellar magazine is out next week! Smart Home technologies, Smart Farming, antenna arrays, rugged SBCs and COMs—this 84-page publication gathers up a great selection of embedded electronics articles for your reading pleasure. Not a Circuit … Continue reading

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Linux-driven i.MX6 Gateway Offers 4G Plus Isolated Serial and CANbus

By Eric Brown Chinese embedded vendor Forlinx Embedded Technology has unveiled a power-efficient FCU1201 IoT gateway equipped with NXP’s 1 GHz, dual-core Cortex-A9 i.MX6 DualLite. Like the company’s i.MX6 UL-equipped FCU1101, the system combines extensive serial interfaces with wireless connectivity. … Continue reading

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Compute Module Offers Three Flavors of i.MX6 UltraLite

By Eric Brown Variscite has launched its SODIMM-style “VAR-SOM-6UL” module that runs Linux on NXP’s power-efficient i.MX6 UL, ULL, and ULZ SoCs. The WiFi-equipped, -40 to 85°C ready module ships with a new “Concerto” carrier.Prior to Embedded World in late … Continue reading

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Nordic Semi’s BLE SoC Enables Light Dimming Via Mesh Network

Nordic Semiconductor has announced that McWong International, a Sacramento, CA-based developer of lighting control equipment, has selected Nordic’s nRF52832 Bluetooth Low Energy (Bluetooth LE) System-on-Chip (SoC) to provide the wireless connectivity for its “Dimming PIR Occupancy Sensor.” The Dimming PIR … Continue reading

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Arm-Based MCU Embeds Dual ADCs and Camera Interface

Nuvoton Technology has announced a new member of its NuMicro M480 series, the M483KGCAE2A with dual ADCs and a camera interface. The M483KGCAE2A MCU is based on an Arm Cortex-M4F core with DSP instructions and FPU. The device runs up … Continue reading

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