Low Power SMD Converters Target Critical Medical Designs

RECOM has introduced SMD versions for its recently released 3.5 W, 5 W and 6 W medical-grade DC/DC modules. All key features required for critical medical applications are now available for SMD designs. The REM3.5E, REM5E and REM6E series of … 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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Rugged Computers Run Linux on Jetson TX2 and Xavier

By Eric Brown Aitech, which has been producing embedded Linux-driven systems for military/aerospace and rugged industrial applications since at least 2004, announced that Concurrent Real-Time’s hardened RedHawk Linux RTOS will be available on two Linux-ready embedded systems based on the Nvidia Jetson TX2 … Continue reading

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May Circuit Cellar: Sneak Preview

The May issue of Circuit Cellar magazine is out next week!. We’ve been hard at work laying the foundation and nailing the beams together with a sturdy selection of  embedded electronics articles just for you. We’ll soon be inviting you … 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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Highly Integrated USB-C Buck Charger Reduces Size by 30%

Maxim Integrated Products has announced the MAX77860 3A switch-mode charger. This USB-C buck charger provides the industry’s first integrated USB-C port controller and charger to eliminate the need for a separate host controller, according to Maxim. This simplifies software development … Continue reading

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Whiskey-Lake U Processor Rides COM Express Type 6 Module

TQ Systems has released a COM Express Compact Type 6 module TQMx80UC based on the 8th generation Intel Core Mobile Processors code named “Whiskey-Lake U”. This module is well suited for industrial controllers, robotics applications, medical devices and point-of-sales. Depending … 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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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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Cloud-Based Geolocation Service is LoRaWAN-Compatible

Semtech has announced the availability of LoRa Cloud Geolocation, a new cloud-based geolocation service that is compatible with the LoRaWAN protocol and almost any network server. The geolocation service can be easily integrated to provide a low-cost, performance-optimized solution, and … Continue reading

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Latest UP Board Combines Whiskey Lake with AI Core X Modules

By Eric Brown Aaeon has posted specs for a Linux-ready “UP Xtreme” SBC with a 15 W, 8th Gen Whiskey Lake-U CPU, up to 16 GB DDR4 and 128 GB eMMC, 2x GbE, 6x USB, SATA and optional AI Core … Continue reading

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Improving Software Quality

By the Book There’s no doubt that achieving high software quality is a human-driven endeavor. No amount of automated code development can substitute for best practices. A great tool for such efforts is the IEEE Computer Society’s Guide to the … Continue reading

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COMe Type 7 Card Sports AMD EPYC Embedded 3000 Processor

Congatec has introduced its first Server-on-Module (SoM) with AMD embedded server technology. The new conga-B7E3 Server-on-Module with AMD EPYC Embedded 3000 processor offers up to 52% more instructions per clock compared to legacy architectures, according to the company. Use cases … Continue reading

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Rugged IoT Gateways are Based on i.MX6 and Raspberry Pi

Kontron has announced two new industrial computers, the KBox A-330-RPI and KBox A-330-MX6, specifically designed for cost-sensitive control and gateway applications. The KBox A-330-RPI is based on the long-term available Raspberry Pi Compute Module CM3+ and can therefore use the … Continue reading

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Low-Power Wireless MCUs Provide Real-Time Performance

STMicroelectronics (ST) has announced its latest Bluetooth offering, its STM32WBx5 dual-core wireless MCUs. The devices come with Bluetooth 5, OpenThread and ZigBee 3.0 connectivity combined with ultra-low-power performance. Fusing features of ST’s STM32L4 Arm Cortex-M4 MCUs and in-house radio managed … Continue reading

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