Learn how integrated sensors and associated software packages dramatically simplify the implementation of sensor fusion for orientation-aware designs.
Internet of Things (IoT) reference designs help designers to quickly and easily understand the details and functions of IoT, decreasing the time to market.
Switch debouncing utilizing the programmable logic of FPGAs and CPLDs.
The variety of Arduino MCUs, MPUs and shields make Arduino boards a contender beyond development into full production designs, given the right trade-offs.
As the IoT expands, security threats and the protection of data and information remain a key concern.
Smart home mesh network options, ZigBee and Bluetooth specifically, are discussed focusing on low cost and power to provide links to a wide range of sensors.
This example implementation of a sensor-fusion design illustrates how selecting the right peripheral for each sensor can be critical to your designs success.
An approach to shorten the design cycle adopted by Atmel for the design of MCU-based wireless connectivity using its popular Xplained development board.
Building automation systems increase efficiencies in many end consumer products used for daily living, security, and energy efficiency.
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 latest Bluetooth revisions have started adding support for IoT alongside the existing designs for wearable computing, smartphone terminals and peripherals.
The cost and functionality of smart meters must be low and comprehensive for utilities, incurring smart energy network installation costs, to see any benefits.
Learn how the use of PLC ICs and MCUs offer cost-effective and reliable solutions for enabling smart-grid communications in rural areas.
Reviewing the key features available on modern MCUs that help when running an embedded system that requires an RTOS.
EtherCAT (Ethernet for Control Automation Technology) is revolutionizing how devices in a factory network communicate, saving BOM costs and design time.
In part 3 of the disposable radios series, single-chip radio transceivers that embed a microcontroller alongside the radio for higher performance are examined.
External memory interfaces help expand the capabilities of MCUs, saving design time and costs and improve system performance.
A look at several wireless sensor solutions along with supporting development/demo kits and architectural and protocol choices and their pros and cons.
Heat and electromagnetic emissions are viable sources of information for an attacker allowing hackers to do side-channel analysis to reverse engineer a system.