Could you concisely define "embedded system design" off the top of your head? This article looks at the essential characteristics of an increasingly prominent specialization within the field of electrical engineering.
August 06, 2018 by Robert Keim
SoCs with programmable logic are an essential element of real-time embedded vision systems. Designers can capitalize on the power and efficiency of Xilinx's Zynq Ultrascale+ MPSoC devices to implement their designs using Avnet's Embedded Vision Kits and the Xilinx reVISION stack.
May 18, 2018 by Xilinx
Last year, Intel acquired FPGA-focused Altera. Now they've announced the intention to create a hybrid between their well-known CPUs and FPGAs.Last year, Intel acquired FPGA-focused Altera. Now they've announced a new line of hybrid chips that combine FPGAs with their well-known CPUs, achieving a goal set in 2010.
October 18, 2017 by Chantelle Dubois
Some of the unique aspects of embedded programming design will be highlighted, and various standards and tools common to the field will be discussed. Great for first-time designers and developers who have some programming experience, but are new to microcontrollers and things such as real-time operating systems.
October 23, 2015 by Trevor Gamblin
This article is part 1 of a two-part series that introduces the tools and techniques for programming PICAXE microcontrollers. Part 1 focuses on construction of a test circuit and the AXEpad IDE; part 2 will cover the PICAXE Editor 6 IDE.
August 03, 2015 by Charles R. Hampton
Many embedded applications benefit from a communications interface that allows for convenient data transfer between a PC and a microcontroller. This article explains how to use the virtual COM port library from Silicon Laboratories to send data from a Windows application to an EFM8 microcontroller.
July 17, 2015 by Robert Keim