Embedded Systems Design, January 2009
VOL. 22 NO. 1
Table of Contents
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Mechanical vs. digital: a GUI isn't always the answer
by Niall Murphy
User interface design is not always an either/or decision.
MCU debug on a pin count budget
by Craig Greenberg
Making JTAG work on low-pin-count 8/16-bit microcontrollers required some inventiveness and delicate timing. Here's how it was done.
Turbo encoders boost efficiency of femtocells' DSPs
by Hazarathaiah Malepati and Yosi Stein
With an efficient turbo-encoder algorithm, a multichannel 14.4 Mbps femtocell base station can be done on a single digital signal processor.
by Dan Saks
The distinction between allocating arrays and allocating raw storage is useful and worth preserving whether you program in C or C++.
Skip bugging to speed delivery
by Jack Ganssle
Inspecting code is an important group exercise that's painless if you follow etiquette and stay within its narrow scope.
The Ace Awards are going green
by Richard Nass
We've added a few new categories to the industry's most prestigious awards.