Collected here are my Editor’s Top Picks of embedded industry product and technology news stories for the week of Jan. 26 to Feb. 1, 2015.
ARM brings more functional safety to the Cortex-R5
New saftey document aims to help ARM-based SoC designers implement architectures compliant with functional safety standards such as automotive's IS0 26226 as well as medical and industrial.
Tech stories you should know about
Here are 5 quick reads to catch you up with the latest technology advancements in the news this week.
Blow your mind at ESC Minneapolis 2015
ESC Minneapolis 2015 will feature presentations that will first blow your mind and then blow your socks off, or vice versa.
Microchip's new serial quad I/O SuperFlash devices sport 1.8V low-power memory
Microchip has announced an expansion of its 1.8V Serial Quad I/O (SQI) SuperFlash Memory with the SST26WF080B and SST26WF040B devices.
TI’s C2000 Piccolo F2806x InstaSPIN-MOTION LaunchPad simplifies motion control
Texas Instruments Inc.'s C2000 Piccolo F2806x InstaSPIN-MOTION LaunchPad development kit provides a modular, quick-launch development tool containing everything needed for engineers to easily and effectively design complete real-time motion control systems with optimized sensored or sensorless motion control.
NCI introduces GoLogicXL logic analyzers
Newcomb Company Inc. (NCI) has introduced its latest GoLogicXL 36 and 72 channel logic analyzers with GHz sampling rates, sample depths up to a billion samples, and advanced triggering capabilities.
Express Logic extends X-Ware Platform support
Express Logic, Inc. has expanded its support for X-Ware Platform, the company’s target-specific, integrated run-time software.
Microchip GestIC enables one-step design of 3D gesture recognition
Microchip Technology Inc.’s new MGC3030 3D gesture controller features simplified user-interface options focused on gesture detection, enabling one-step design-in of 3D gesture recognition in consumer and embedded devices.
ST's new STM32F0 Value Line MCUs sport USB and bigger Flash
STMicroelectronics has boosted its STM32F0 Value Line microcontroller series, adding USB connectivity and larger Flash options.
Lattice launches affordable I/O expansion/bridging starter kit for MachXO3L
The MachXO3L Starter Kit from Lattice Semiconductor Corp. is an easy-to-use platform for evaluating and designing with the company’s low cost family of MachXO3L instant-on, non-volatile FPGAs.
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Is Freescale Out of the Woods?
Moore's Law extends to cover human progress
Startup Casts a Better IoT Network
Touch Control Improvements Address Industrial Needs
IoT Landscape Needs Mapping
Imagination Sees Life Beyond Games
Banking Trojans Disguised As ICS-SCADA Software Infecting Plants
Motion Control Comes to Masses with TI Launchpad
New Technology Detects Cyberattacks By Their Power Consumption
Efficiency Greater Than 100% Yes, Sort Of
B&B Bringing Legacy Systems into Industrial IoT
USB 3.1 Links Pose Challenges
Toshiba to show portfolio for wearable technology and the IoT