The Building Internet of Things (BIoT) has specific design requirements across a range of frequency bands and protocols that are explored in this article.
Present and future requirements and approaches of remote-system updates that are used in contemporary embedded systems.
The cost and functionality of smart meters must be low and comprehensive for utilities, incurring smart energy network installation costs, to see any benefits.
Highly-integrated MCUs from suppliers including ADI, TI, and Freescale, offer designers the ability to create effective PLL grid-synchronization algorithms.
Learn about the different safety measures taken by automotive MCU suppliers including STMicroelectronics, NXP, and Freescale.
Microchip and Freescale offer reference designs, sensors, and other components needed to create tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS).
EtherCAT (Ethernet for Control Automation Technology) is revolutionizing how devices in a factory network communicate, saving BOM costs and design time.
Automotive safety-critical applications implement dual processors operating in lockstep, protecting the system from a single fault causing system-wide failure.
Why trending medical applications rely on high reliability and high quality sensors from Freescale and Honeywell to meet state of the art medical standards.
Using anti-tamper techniques in modern microcontrollers (MCUs) helps to protect an MCU's design IP from hardware hackers.
A look at several wireless sensor solutions along with supporting development/demo kits and architectural and protocol choices and their pros and cons.
Personal health monitoring devices must be small, unobtrusive, low power, and easy to maintain with secure wireless connectivity and wireless charging.
Learn about the Industry 4.0 revolution and how it’s being fueled by sensor advancement including products from Omron, SparkFun, and Freescale.
Use of a switching regulator and an LDO in a connected, wireless product while controlling linear regulator noise.
Sensor fusion somponents and technologies help create contextual awareness for a variety of applications including smartphones and industrial applications.
Anti-islanding protection is essential to ensure that grid-tied energy harvesting systems cut their connection to the grid when the grid itself loses power.
Learn key requirements and common techniques to aid you in selecting the optimal close for your control-loop design.
Learn how the emergence of smart meters has created additional opportunities for theft and enabled a broader set of sophisticated tamper-detection mechanisms.
Learn about ARM TrustZone which is a near off-the-shelf IP security solution for 32-bit designs from ARM Holdings Ltd.
Learn how ultra-thin sensors are being employed in a wide variety of health, safety, and environmental applications where size matters and less is more.