The DFI Technical Group today released the preliminary DFI 3.0 specification defining an interface protocol between DDR memory controllers and PHYs. The new specification enables the development of chips to support the emerging DDR4 memory standard.
I'll admit to having been a software engineer in the late 1970s and early 1980, coding for 4,8 and 16 bit processors respectively.Thirty years on, and the embedded software revolution has transformed design engineering.
The HyperSpeed Plus cores have been proven to process complex data streams in continuous real-time at data rates in excess of 52 Giga samples per second for a 2048 point FFT implemented on a Xilinx Virtex-6 FPGA device.
SEGGER Microcontroller has developed a new tool to help the engineer shorten the time to create their application by replacing the tedious task of creating user interfaces in hand written code with a simple straight forward drag-and-drop interface.
Here is a demo on several interesting and innovative electronic embedded systems from Schmid Engineering using LABView at this year's NIWeek.
Microchip Technology announced the Low-Cost Controllerless Graphics PICtail Plus Daughter Board, which enables the development of graphics applications without an external graphics controller.
In today's podcast we talk to Nelson Quintana of Renesas about their new RL78 microcontrollers.
Energy Microsystems shows how to scale low power applications without having to re-design your layout when using 32-bit Cortex-M3 EFM32 microcontrollers.
In this video, Jeri shows how to build a digital direct conversion receiver (Software Radio) using sampling detectors and FPGA DSP processing
The SAM9 ARM926-based family of microcontrollers (MCUs) from Atmel target applications in smart device, human machine interface, and machine-to-machine market segments.
Cymbet Corporation today announced that their EnerChip solid state battery energy harvesting evaluation kits now support the popular Texas Instruments MSP430 Value Line LaunchPad development kit.
Microchip Technology Inc. Partners with Kalki Communication Technologies Ltd. to Provide DLMS Protocol StackJuly 20, 2011 7:24 am | Microchip Technology Inc. | Product Releases | Comments
Microchip Technology Inc., announced that it partnered with Kalki Communication Technologies Ltd. (Kalkitech) to provide a Device Language Message Specification (DLMS) protocol stack that is optimized for 16-bit PIC® microcontrollers (MCUs).
STMicroelectronics announced the availability of the Mentor® Embedded Inflexion™ User Interface (UI) software product on the SPEAr (Structured Processor Enhanced Architecture) family of processors, which are based on ARM® core technology.
IAR Systems announced a complete starter kit for NXP’s ARM Cortex-M3 based LPC1780 microcontroller family.
Microchip Technology announced a 32-bit microcontroller (MCU)-based development kit for the creation of high-quality, 24-bit audio applications with an 80 MIPS PIC32 MCU, a 24-bit Wolfson audio codec, a two-inch color LCD Display, a USB interface, and an onboard microphone.
The APM86791 PacketPro Gen2 embedded processor from Applied Micro Circuits is designed to deliver the industry’s most advanced but cost effective network security measures for enhanced protection against intrusion threats, system hacking and theft of system-level intellectual property.
Atmel announced additional features to the already-successful 8/16-bit AVR XMEGA microcontroller (MCU) family with the industry’s lowest power consumption of 100nA with 5µS wake-up time.
Texas Instruments premiered its first module platform housing the WiLink 6.0 (WL1271) single-chip, wireless combo solution with TI’s open source, Linux-based OpenLink drivers.
IAR Systems announced an upgrade to IAR Embedded Workbench for Renesas RX with advanced software performance analysis functionality to help users understand how well an application performs on the microcontroller.
Bill Hutchings of Microchip Technology talks about the company’s new 60 MIPS 16-bit dsPIC Digital Signal Controllers (DSCs) and PIC24 microcontrollers (MCUs).
IAR Systems today announced a complete starter kit for STMicroelectronics’ ARM Cortex-M3 based high performance STM32 F-2 series
Bill Hutchings of Microchip Technology discusses the company's latest offering of 16-bit PIC microcontrollers (MCUs) and dsPIC Digital Signal Controllers (DSCs) that bring advanced control to cost-sensitive general-purpose and motor-control designs.
Microchip Technology released a family of 60 MIPS 16-bit dsPIC Digital Signal Controllers and PIC24 microcontrollers with features such as a larger Flash memory, more RAM, and greater I/O capability.
IAR Systems and Qualcomm Atheros Collaboration Creates First Wi-Fi System-in-Package Development SystemJune 16, 2011 4:17 am | News | Comments
IAR Systems today announced its collaboration with Qualcomm Atheros on its new AR4100 solution, a highly integrated, Wi-Fi system-in-package for microcontroller based design.
Texas Instruments announced its C2000 Concerto dual-core microcontroller (MCU) series. They combine the company’s C28x core and control peripherals with an ARM Cortex-M3 core and connectivity peripherals to provide