Highlights

How emerging technologies and better communication are transforming printed circuit board assembly

Lean manufacturing’s value is all about reducing waste. It’s based on the idea that if you’re not fully and efficiently taking advantage of all your...

Microcontroller architectures evolve for AI

What do you get if you cross AI with the IoT? The AIoT is the simple answer, but you also get a huge new application...

IoT devices to gain UWB connectivity

Renesas Electronics is to license secure ultra-wideband (UWB) technology from Switzerland-based fabless semiconductor company 3db Access. The companies announced they have signed a memorandum of...

What’s driving AI to the edge

In 2020, we predict more than 750 million edge AI chips — chips or parts of chips that perform or accelerate machine learning tasks on-device,...

Anticipating need for Automotive Grade Linux expertise

After many years of hearing about Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) and all its potential, we are only now starting to see the origins of commercial...

Design

Understanding NIST Framework security controls

Bluetooth 5.2 SoC enhances security, battery life in IoT devices

Silicon Labs announced a new system-on-chip (SoC) EFR32BG22 (BG22) that offers hardware and software stack combinations designed to meet market demand for battery-powered high-volume IoT...

Automating the IoT incident response process

Today’s security analysts are overwhelmed. Their tools need to process a deluge of security events that often trigger massive amounts of false positive readings. At...

Group works for transparency in trusted silicon

Security is increasingly essential as device connectivity rises because the larger attack surfaces make it easier for systems to be hacked. The most foundational level...

Development

How emerging technologies and better communication are transforming printed circuit board assembly

Low-cost dev kits speed LoRaWAN development

STMicroelectronics has released two $99 LoRa development packs, leveraging the company’s STM32 Nucleo evaluation boards, that can be used by large corporations, smaller companies, independent...

IoT device security: A path to standardization

Setting up an IoT device is a crucial step. If we take the case of a consumer product, this process is expected to be done...

Toolkit supports automotive-quality AI

NXP Semiconductors rolled out a new deep learning toolkit called eIQ Auto. NXP is seeking to set itself apart from competitors by making its tools...

TI: Fundamentals of Embedded

Hardware

Wireless charging device family reduces BOM

Wireless SoCs target low-power Zigbee IoT designs

Silicon Labs has released a family of ultra-low-power Zigbee system-on-chip (SoC) devices designed for eco-friendly IoT products deployed in mesh networks. The EFR32MG22 (MG22) family...

Stacked sensor architecture brings advanced vision capabilities

PARIS  — Prophesee, a Paris-based startup that has pioneered neuromorphic vision systems, presented this week at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) in San Francisco...

Microcontroller architectures evolve for AI

What do you get if you cross AI with the IoT? The AIoT is the simple answer, but you also get a huge new application...

Software

Interfacing with modern sensors: Interrupt driven ADC drivers

Interfacing with modern sensors: Polled ADC drivers

In the last post, we examined how in a modern embedded application a developer should create an interface that decouples the low-level driver implementation details...

Software-driven power analysis

Power tends to cost; high power costs highly. This rather forced adaptation of Lord Acton’s famous quote captures two important aspects of semiconductor design and...

Using the Nucleus SE real-time operating system

View the RTOS Revealed series So far in this series of articles we have looked in detail at all the facilities that Nucleus SE has...

Industry

Anticipating need for Automotive Grade Linux expertise

What’s behind the move to custom voice agents?

Automation is the way of the future. We live in the age of now, wanting everything answered, achieved, and received at rapid speed. Despite this...

Low-power devices simplify automotive lighting design

ON Semiconductor has launched a new family of four devices that facilitate the high levels of performance and innovative functionality that vehicle manufacturers and consumers...

Dev kit helps speed design of automotive ECUs

Addressing the general trend toward automotive electrification and digitalization, STMicroelectronics released a new set of tools to help automotive designers simplify the development of  electronic...

Trends

How emerging technologies and better communication are transforming printed circuit board assembly

Stacked sensor architecture brings advanced vision capabilities

PARIS  — Prophesee, a Paris-based startup that has pioneered neuromorphic vision systems, presented this week at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) in San Francisco...

Microcontroller architectures evolve for AI

What do you get if you cross AI with the IoT? The AIoT is the simple answer, but you also get a huge new application...

Anticipating need for Automotive Grade Linux expertise

After many years of hearing about Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) and all its potential, we are only now starting to see the origins of commercial...