Highlights

Applying security principles to building automation

Building automation is shifting from proprietary networks to IP networks, creating a large impact on network management as there will be an influx of Building…

Meeting the computational needs of real-time AI

Computing infrastructure is undergoing a major shift as a wave of real-time services grow to become part of our everyday life. From intelligent personal assistants…

Implementing an MQTT client for reactive systems

MQTT-Reactive is an MQTT v3.1.1 client derived from LiamBindle’s MQTT-C library. The aim of MQTT-Reactive is to provide a portable and non-blocking MQTT client written…

Ramping up medical device development against COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing devastation across the globe—and could be a glimpse of what lies ahead with future contagions. For healthcare professionals on the…

Designing a fast reacting feedback system for miniaturized motor driven designs

Motor rotation information such as position, speed, and direction must be accurate in order to produce precise drivers and controllers across a wide variety of…

Design

Applying security principles to building automation

Security development tool extends MCU coverage

IAR Systems announced the addition of support for a number of MCU devices from NXP Semiconductors within its security development tool, C-Trust. This enhanced device…

Cloud to chip approach is key to driving adoption of IoT security

Think cloud and not only device, and security will then become more an integral part of the internet of things (IoT) industry, says Kumi Thiruchelvam,…

How to make processors trustworthy

Modern integrated circuits (ICs) provide the computational and system control capabilities to process enormous amounts of data, make safety-critical decisions in real time, and protect…

Development

A new analytic approach for advanced jitter separation

How to ace your regulatory compliance test

Product testing, qualification and regulatory compliance – every design engineer encounters these during their career. An effective compliance program is not solely a matter of…

Digital scopes offer simple operation, enhanced performance

Developed to meet the performance, usability, and affordability needs of engineers and educators, Tektronix, Inc. has launched the TBS2000B Series of digital storage oscilloscopes. This…

Going faster and further with Fieldbus

Industry experts, such as PROCENTEC, show steady growth in RS-485-based fieldbus technology adoption (PROFIBUS®) and rapid growth for Industrial Ethernet (PROFINET). In 2018, there were…

Hardware

UWB tech boosts accuracy with digital RF and ML-based correction

ST adds multi-object ranging to time-of-flight sensors

STMicroelectronics has extended the capabilities of its FlightSense time-of-flight (ToF) ranging sensors with patented histogram algorithms that allow measuring distances to multiple objects as well…

eSync dev kit enables OTA integration for ECUs and smart sensors

A new software development kit (SDK) from Excelfore aims to simplify the development, prototyping and testing of over-the-air (OTA) enabled eSync compliant connected devices in…

SoC offers ultra-low-power Wi-Fi connectivity

Many IoT products require secure, always-on connectivity (often via Wi-Fi), but that almost always comes at the cost of compromises in terms of battery life….

Software

Implementing an MQTT client for reactive systems

3 reasons to transition from C to C++

For decades there has been a debate among embedded software engineers as to whether they should be using C or C++. For the most part,…

How to ensure the best Qt state machine performance

If you use Qt for application development and if you use state machines, then it is likely that you are making use of the Qt…

Don’t let baggage hinder innovation: RISC-V lets us start with a clean slate

One of the great things about working in tech is that we’re always moving forward. In fact, we’re rewarded for moving forward. Innovation breeds success….

Industry

ST adds multi-object ranging to time-of-flight sensors

eSync dev kit enables OTA integration for ECUs and smart sensors

A new software development kit (SDK) from Excelfore aims to simplify the development, prototyping and testing of over-the-air (OTA) enabled eSync compliant connected devices in…

Podcast: IoT Security is only as good as its weakest link

Providing effective internet of things (IoT) security in new product development involves planning for more than just the hardware design – much thinking needs to…

Ramping up medical device development against COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing devastation across the globe—and could be a glimpse of what lies ahead with future contagions. For healthcare professionals on the…

Trends

UWB tech boosts accuracy with digital RF and ML-based correction

Meeting the computational needs of real-time AI

Computing infrastructure is undergoing a major shift as a wave of real-time services grow to become part of our everyday life. From intelligent personal assistants…

New MIPI RF front end spec takes 5G beyond mobile

The MIPI Alliance, an industry organization which develops interface specifications for mobile systems, has released version 3.0 of its RF front end control interface (RFFE)…

Edge AI solution builds on neural processor and ML dev platform

Eta Compute and Edge Impulse have announced that they are partnering to accelerate the development and deployment of machine learning using Eta Compute’s revolutionary ECM3532,…

TI: Fundamentals of Embedded