Two new NPUs, along with a GPU and DPU, expand the scope of the doable for low-cost devices.
October 28, 2019 by Gary Elinoff
Dialog Semi's four new high-frequency, I2C-controlled buck converters aim to save onboard space and external component count.
September 19, 2019 by Gary Elinoff
This article looks at gallium arsenide, comparing it to other semiconductor materials, and explores how different compounds are used in components.
August 23, 2019 by Gary Elinoff
The Alveo U50 adaptable accelerator fits into a PCIe slot, saves power, and improves throughput and latency.
August 14, 2019 by Gary Elinoff
Today, Dialog Semiconductors announces a GreenPak configurable mixed-signal IC that has been cleared for use in the automotive industry.
August 07, 2019 by Robin Mitchell
What makes a secure SoC actually... secure? Check out this overview of hardware-based security features in a real-world example IC.
July 24, 2019 by Mark Hughes
Using Microsemi PolarFire FPGAs, the new program aims to enable compact, high-bandwidth, low-power system design.
July 16, 2019 by Gary Elinoff
Dialog Semi's new CMIC addresses image sensor performance for the high-competition mobile device market.
May 15, 2019 by Gary Elinoff
What software languages are used with programmable logic controllers?
May 10, 2019 by Stephen St. Michael
With PCIM 2019 right around the corner, ON Semi has announced the launch of new SiC-based power components.
May 02, 2019 by Gary Elinoff
This article explores the basic instructions needed to program a 32-bit ARM core, while building a foundational understanding of the micro-architecture.
February 26, 2019 by Stephen St. Michael
This article, which serves as preparation for a discussion of C-language strings, introduces the concept of ASCII characters and explains two benefits of ASCII-based coding techniques.
February 15, 2019 by Robert Keim
Learn some basic instructions used in the ARM instruction set used for programming ARM cores.
February 08, 2019 by Stephen St. Michael
Learn about the microarchitecture of an ARM processor, including an explanation of the register file and how it functions within a processor.
February 07, 2019 by Stephen St. Michael
A brief overview of silicon carbide AKA SiC, which may replace silicon in power electronics altogether.
February 03, 2019 by Robin Mitchell
In this article we’ll conclude our exploration of C functions with some additional information and a few useful implementation techniques.
January 30, 2019 by Robert Keim
This article will help you to understand what functions are, why they are used, and how they are implemented in embedded hardware.
January 21, 2019 by Robert Keim
In this article, we’ll study the basic structure of a Verilog module, look at some examples of using the Verilog “wire” data type and its vector form, and briefly touch on some differences between VHDL and Verilog.
January 05, 2019 by Steve Arar
This article discusses the basic characteristics of C, a straightforward language that is still widely used for programming microcontrollers.
January 03, 2019 by Robert Keim
This article describes the programming language ladder logic used to program PLCs and shows examples of how it functions.
November 21, 2018 by Stephen St. Michael
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