Switch debouncing utilizing the programmable logic of FPGAs and CPLDs.
FPGA SoC offerings from manufacturers including Cypress, Altera, and Xilinx for the integration of FPGA and processor core technology.
An inductor's size and technical merits play an important role in switching-regulator designs but also have its tradeoffs.
Power converter designers increase the density and decrease the package size of computer servers by using advanced control and novel SIP techniques.
The special power requirements of FPGAs, how to design a power supply for these clever chips, and a selection of power modules targeted at FPGA applications.
FPGAs engineer defined functionality combined with a microcontrollers manufacturer defined operation sustain viability of 8-bit devices.
Besides delivering higher efficiency from a smaller footprint, these DC/DC converters must also respond rapidly to varying loads while making the system designers’ jobs simpler.
A look at micro cores that run inside readily available FPGAs from sources including both open and closed, free, and IP-licensed.
A look at PSiP solutions for POL applications from suppliers including Enpirion, Intersil, TI, and Linear Technology.
Dramatic improvements in FPGA cost, performance, and power consumption are winning them a place alongside microcontrollers in a growing number of embedded systems.
Imaging is becoming a key part of the development of many embedded systems. This article looks at the image sensing technology - from sensors to algorithms and IP - that is increasingly becoming available for industrial vision.
Microcontrollers are at the heart of the human-machine interface, translating sensor data into commands.