Programmable System-on-Chip devices allow software flexibility as well as hardware performance.
Switch debouncing utilizing the programmable logic of FPGAs and CPLDs.
Processors from NXP and hardware-based algorithms from Digilent help develop the capabilities for real-time video processing applications.
Discuss how the maker movement of robotics is now evolving into integration in everyday consumer applications and products, where robotics help enable technology.
A comparison of key advantages and innovations of SoC FPGAs vs MCUs and how to choose which component is right for your application.
FPGA SoC offerings from manufacturers including Cypress, Altera, and Xilinx for the integration of FPGA and processor core technology.
FPGAs engineer defined functionality combined with a microcontrollers manufacturer defined operation sustain viability of 8-bit devices.
A look at micro cores that run inside readily available FPGAs from sources including both open and closed, free, and IP-licensed.
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.
Embedded vision, the evolution and extrapolation of computer-based vision systems that process and interpret meaning from still and video images, is poised to be the next big technology success story.
There was a time when programmable logic controllers (PLCs) were the only game in town when it came to controlling motors.