Electronic Design News

Antenova adds Sinica for 1559MHz-1609MHz satellite bands

Antenova, the Hatfield antenna specialist, has launched an embedded GNSS antenna, named ‘Sinica’, which operates on the 1559MHz–1609MHz satellite bands. Sinica is suitable for all positioning applications on the 1559MHz-1609MHz bands, the company says. It operates with all of the public satellite constellations – GPS, GLONASS, Baidou and Gallileo…

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Concept Engineering upgrades netlist debugger for complex SoCs

German chip debugging tool firm Concept Engineering has released its latest generation tools. StarVision PRO, RTLvision PRO, GateVision PRO, and SpiceVision PRO are scriptable debugging and visualisation tools. As well as a debug tool for  analogue, digital and mixed-signal designs, StarVision PRO provides customisable design rule checks and automated…

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Teachers get free Raspberry Pi skills in Google Digital Garage

Educating students of all ages in embedded design continues to be an important part of the activities of the Raspberry Pi Foundation. Its programme of training teachers in embedded design based on Raspberry Pi is continuing apace with the numbers of Raspberry Pi-certified educators growing through its training events…

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Apple app developer taps into Microchip "supermarket"

Embedded software developer Coderus is raising its profile in the wireless IoT market by signing up to the Microchip Design Partner Program as an app developer specialist. Suffolk-based Coderus sees Microchip as “a supermarket for core modules with which brands can build their products” and this will fit well…

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TFT displays supplier offers Arduino shield for free

An Epson LCD controller shield board brings support for WQVGA and QVGA TFT displays to the Arduino Due development platform. Independent distributor Ineltek UK is offering the Arduino shield free when you buy one of its selected TFT displays. The S5U13781R01C100 TFT shield is based on the Epson S1D13781 controller…

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5G research groups scrabble for millimetre wave expertise

There is a flurry of activity in the various research teams developing technology for the 5G generation of mobile communications around the world . The trigger seems to be to build know-how in millimetre-wave radio technologies which will operate around 60GHz. Keysight Technologies is to work with Japan’s…

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Imagination gives 5G centre chip focus

The UK’s 5G mobile development initiative has received a big boost from a global semiconductor company. Imagination Technology is joining the UK’s 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC) at the University of Surrey which is developing and defining underlying technologies for next-generation 5G mobile communications networks. Imagination will provide…

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Green Hills secures its RTOS for IoT

Green Hills Software’s latest release of its µ-velOSity real-time operating system (RTOS) has new security and safety features. It is designed as a small foot-print RTOS for IoT and low power devices. The RTOS is designed to use a small number of CPU clock cycles and memory…

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