Embedded developers needing wireless connectivity for their IoT designs have many options, but they need to choose and apply RF connectivity with great care.
The Otii Arc from Qoitech AB makes it easy to analyze an embedded IoT device’s energy profile so it can be better optimized for longer battery life.
Embedded developers that need more performance from a board with the Arduino Uno form factor can now use the open-source RISC-V based HiFive1 dev kit.
Here is a quick and inexpensive circuit that can be used to generate pseudo-random binary sequences and white noise.
Using load switches instead of standalone MOSFETs can provide greater flexibility, control, and protection for low-power circuits and system power management.
Chemiresistive sensors offer a cost-effective solution for measuring a wide range of gases but require careful consideration of analog support circuitry.
Embedded developers can quickly connect their embedded systems securely to Amazon Web Services (AWS) using Amazon FreeRTOS.
With built-in support for standard temperature sensors, a single device provides a simpler, accurate solution to multi-sensor temperature measurement design.
Eliminate medical or instrumentation display flicker by applying formulas to help select an ADC with the right number of bits for the task.
Single board computers provide a platform for IoT prototype development.
Solid-state lighting drivers simplify design challenges and provide additional functionality.
Reliable and accurate presence sensing can be done efficiently using optical, ultrasonic, or magnetic sensor technologies, depending on the application.
Developers can pair a Raspberry Pi 3 with development kits that provide quick access to Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant capabilities.
Using the Raspberry Pi 3 and add-on boards, developers can rapidly create industrial automation systems able to meet small shop requirements.
Touchscreen interface designs for the IIoT demand ruggedness and compliance with a host of regulatory requirements, but readily available kits make it easier.
Embedded developers can greatly simplify the process of updating firmware in the field using a microcontroller’s DFU mode, but there are some tricks to doing it.
A brief discussion on USB connectors including available versions and types.
Having an understanding of op amps, makers, DIYers, and professional designers can condition sensor signals to match their digital processor’s analog input range.
A light sensing module lets developers easily build products able to sense the presence of their users.
Examine the three measurement techniques available in modern digital oscilloscopes and learn how best to use each of them to yield fast, accurate, and complete measurement results.