Embedded Systems 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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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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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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Wireless microcontroller with novel Bluetooth LE radio

Renesas has introduced a wireless microcontroller that supports Bluetooth Smart for short-range wireless communication. The radio technology was revealed at the IEEE ISSCC technology conference this year. The chip is one of the firm’s L78/G1D Group. “Current consumption of the RL78/G1D is among the lowest in…

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Digi-Key supports ARM University Program

Digi-Key Electronics is supporting the ARM University Program by distributing Lab-in-a-Box (LiB). Launched in February 2014, LiB is a number of kits supporting electronics and computer engineering courses with: ARM-based boards, software licenses, lecture slides, demonstration code, lab manuals and projects. “Digi-Key is an…

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MCCI USB Host stack for Win 10 IoT Core on Raspberry Pi

MCCI is providing its TrueTask USB Host stack as the connectivity engine for Windows 10 IoT Core OS targeting Raspberry Pi. A quality USB host stack is needed to make Windows 10 on Raspberry Pi 2 suitable for for IoT development. “Creating USB host stack is risky because of the…

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