This article provides an introduction to microcontroller power management concepts. The NXP i.MX RT500 family of crossover MCUs will be used to provide examples of how these power management concepts can be employed by embedded developers in their applications.
July 08, 2021 by Alejandra Guzman, NXP Semiconductors
This article provides a general understanding of what DSP is, how it works, and what advantages it can offer. To appreciate the advantages of DSP, let’s first have a look at the conventional method of signal processing, i.e., analog signal processing.
June 30, 2021 by Steve Arar
Learn about multi-threaded programs, developing applications using the XOS real-time operating system, resource sharing with semaphores, and how NXP's i.MX RT500 family of microcontrollers help engineers design DSP-enabled smart devices.
June 24, 2021 by Jason Tseng, NXP Semiconductors
This article discusses the use of an encoder to ensure accurate ongoing tracking of a motor's rotor shaft and the key factors that will help in the selection of the encoder based on different parameters.
March 16, 2021 by Jason Kelly, CUI Devices
This article shows a comparison of the implementations that result from using binary, Gray, and one-hot encodings to implement state machines in an FPGA. These encodings are often evaluated and applied by the synthesis and implementation tools, so it’s important to know why the software makes these decisions.
January 05, 2021 by Eduardo Corpeño
Learn about the widely used methods for filtering and processing data samples in the time domain while taking a closer look at the Dual Biquad IIR engine of the PowerQuad unit in the LPC55S69 MCU.
December 03, 2020 by Eli Hughes, NXP Semiconductors