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How to place two or more antennas in one design

Designing a PCB with more than one antenna is not straightforward. This article highlights some of factors that affect the behaviour of antennas and their…

Achieving full MCU partition isolation: Heaps

Achieving full microcontroller (MCU) partition isolation is essential for achieving high security for MCU-based systems. Continuing a series on this complex topic, this article discusses…

Epoxy’s diverse role in IoT device PCB manufacturing

IoT device makers can apply epoxies at numerous design and manufacturing phases to fulfill specific requirements or needs. The Internet of Things (IoT) market is…

Defining a standard federated model for multi-access edge computing

Edge computing environments comprise a diverse ecosystem of equipment and providers, driving the need for collaboration to form the so-called MEC Federation needed to provide…

Debugging poor performing or unreachable code

After completing the first step of making a system work as expected, taking the next steps to optimize your code, improve performance, and eliminate unneeded…

Design

STM32U5 MCUs achieve PSA Certified Level 3 and SESIP certifications

Achieving full MCU partition isolation: Heaps

Achieving full microcontroller (MCU) partition isolation is essential for achieving high security for MCU-based systems. Continuing a series on this complex topic, this article discusses…

New ML-based tool offers automated chip design flow optimization

Cadence Design Systems has introduced a new tool that uses machine learning (ML) to drive the Cadence RTL-to-signoff implementation flow, delivering what it said is up to 10X productivity and 20% PPA improvements.

Debugging poor performing or unreachable code

After completing the first step of making a system work as expected, taking the next steps to optimize your code, improve performance, and eliminate unneeded…

Development

How to place two or more antennas in one design

RISC-V based CPU supports automotive functional safety

The new NS31A from NSITEXE is a new RISC-V based 32-bit general purpose CPU that supports ISO 26262 ASIL D level functional safety for automotive applications.

Debugging poor performing or unreachable code

After completing the first step of making a system work as expected, taking the next steps to optimize your code, improve performance, and eliminate unneeded…

Running advanced C++ software on MCUs

Many RTOSes provide a C++ compatibility layer but unlike “big” systems (with an MMU), most RTOSes have some restrictions. In this article, we look at…

Industry

RISC-V based CPU supports automotive functional safety

Ditching the CAN Bus

It’s a matter of time before the auto industry has to ditch the CAN bus. The transition to electric vehicles is a great excuse to…

Alps Alpine develops multi-zone hands-off detection ECU

Hands-off detection ECU helps vehicle driving assistance systems determine when to switch between autonomous and and manual modes and warn the driver accordingly.

Solid-state LiDAR offers simpler automotive sensing solution

Leuven-based XenomatiX provides what it calls “true solid-state LiDAR sensors” based on a multi-beam lasers concept and risk-free, scalable, semiconductor technology. Challenging automotive applications, such…

Trends

Renesas and Syntiant offer joint voice-controlled vision AI solution

Neuromorphic AI chips for spiking neural networks debut

Innatera, the Dutch startup making neuromorphic AI accelerators for spiking neural networks, has produced its first chips, gauged their performance, and revealed details of their…

Defining a standard federated model for multi-access edge computing

Edge computing environments comprise a diverse ecosystem of equipment and providers, driving the need for collaboration to form the so-called MEC Federation needed to provide…

Ensuring high accuracy DC current metering for EV charging and microgrid applications

As EV charging stations proliferate, customers need to be able to rely on the accuracy of the DC measurement due to the relationship between DC energy consumed and billing.

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