In this article, Ted Speers of Microchip reflects on how RISC-V and its security stack offer a solution for the development of computer architecture and processor security.
November 26, 2019 by Ted Speers, Microchip
Learn how to hook up an analog input (potentiometer) and output (LED) using a Microchip BLE module.
October 21, 2019 by Aaron Hanson
Learn how to use a Microchip module to prototype digital input and digital control peripherals.
October 13, 2019 by Aaron Hanson
Learn about the RN487x family of Bluetooth modules and how to configure them for your low-power peripheral projects.
October 12, 2019 by Aaron Hanson
Compare the GPIO interrupts of three popular microcontrollers: the Texas Instruments CC2544, the Microchip ATmega328P, and the STMicroelectronics STM32L151C6.
October 05, 2019 by Philip Asare
Learn about interrupts for some familiar peripherals: timers, serial communication, and ADCs.
October 03, 2019 by Philip Asare
This article introduces the idea of concurrency and a mechanism that many computers provide for dealing with concurrency called interrupts.
October 01, 2019 by Philip Asare
September 30, 2019 by Philip Asare
This article describes a simple procedure that helps you to introduce a wide variety of signals and mathematical functions into your microcontroller projects.
September 19, 2019 by Robert Keim
You can simplify MCU development if you make sure that your firmware has access to a numerical value that corresponds to the processor frequency.
September 17, 2019 by Robert Keim
Learn how to use code memory to free up RAM on your MCU.
September 16, 2019 by Robert Keim
This article looks at the common options for a four-layer board stackup.
September 04, 2019 by Steve Arar
This article will explore what virtual memory is, why it exists, and how it works from a high level.
August 20, 2019 by Stephen St. Michael
This article will take a closer look at the commands used to control and interact with DRAM.
August 09, 2019 by Stephen St. Michael
This article will examine principles of CPU cache design including locality, logical organization, and management heuristics.
July 11, 2019 by Stephen St. Michael
This article will discuss the details of interfacing a basic 16x2 LCD module with an FPGA.
May 19, 2019 by Steve Arar
May 17, 2019 by Steve Arar
This article presents the challenges of powering a digital camera and proposes a new design approach to save power while being more flexible.
May 16, 2019 by Sami Nijim, Maxim Integrated
How do time of flight sensors determine distances? Learn more about ToF cameras using an example 3D camera.
May 08, 2019 by Mark Hughes
In this article, we explain how the use of open-source functional simulators like Antmicro’s Renode can be an integral part of hardware-software co-design efforts.
April 16, 2019 by Greg Sullivan, Dover Microsystems
This article looks ahead to what needs to be next for SiC, where it might be applied, and how it could become the dominant force in power.
About 17 hours ago by Anup Bhalla, UnitedSiC
This New Product Brief (NPB) is part of a video series highlighting the features, applications, and technical specs of newly-released products.
About 18 hours ago by Wolfspeed
This article explains the characteristics, advantages, and disadvantages of three CCD (charge-coupled device) architectures.
About 24 hours ago by Robert Keim
In this article, we’ll examine two important specifications of a digital oscilloscope: analog bandwidth and sampling rate.
March 24, 2020 by Steve Arar
This article explores how a power management voltage regulator’s efficiency and quiescent current play a critical role in wireless security camera battery life.
March 24, 2020 by Chinmay Honrao, Maxim Integrated
This article will help you to understand what CCD sensors are and how they allow us to convert an optical scene into a digital image.
March 23, 2020 by Robert Keim
This article, the first in a series, discusses light-sensitive electronic devices called photodiodes and compares CCD and CMOS sensors.
This article shows you how to calculate currents flowing through parallel resistance and explains the concept of equivalent resistance.
March 20, 2020 by Robert Keim
Learn the basics of the ultra-wideband short-range wireless protocol, a technology that can be found in cutting-edge devices.
March 19, 2020 by Dr. Mustafa Bakr
In this article, we’ll set up a basic SiC switching circuit and perform some transient simulations.
March 17, 2020 by Robert Keim
This article reviews the silicon carbide scene and then explains how to get SiC SPICE models and incorporate them into a simulation circuit.
March 16, 2020 by Robert Keim
This article gives you the information you need to identify parallel resistors and understand their behavior in electric circuits.
March 12, 2020 by Robert Keim
This FEQ (or Frequent Engineering Question) covers the basics of a crucial topic: hardware description languages.
March 11, 2020 by Robert Keim
In this article, we'll look into greater details on a histogram equalization method, including use cases of the mapping function and circuit implementation.
March 10, 2020 by Steve Arar
In this article, Octopart's Director of Operations for Part Data Geof Lipman explores how traditional CAD modeling needs to change in order for electrical engineers to keep up with product design deadlines.
March 10, 2020 by Geof Lipman, Octopart
The 1-wire bus, though not as widespread as other protocols, is a valuable communication technique for certain applications.
March 09, 2020 by Robert Keim
How can digital signal processing help you equalize histograms for digital photography? Learn more here.
March 08, 2020 by Steve Arar
In this FEQ (Frequent Engineering Question), we'll take a look at the advantages of zero-ohm resistors and where they're most suitable in design.
March 06, 2020 by Robert Keim
This article discusses the characteristics and applications of a serial communication protocol intended specifically for audio systems.
March 04, 2020 by Robert Keim
Learn how to employ arithmetic operations on images as a way to enhance image quality, detect changes, and reduce noise.
March 03, 2020 by Steve Arar
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