Tech news tagged ‘ARM’

Arduino-based GPS/GLONASS module links to Googlemaps

An Arduino-based GPS/GLONASS vehicle tracker developed by Tigal is on the Indiegogo crowd-funding website.

This is the second version of the firm’s OpenTracker system, which is an open source commercial grade GPS/GLONASS vehicle tracker that comes with a free web interface for tracking it on…

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Toshiba intros all-in-one smart meter MCU

Toshiba Electronics is targeting smart metering designs with a ARM Cortex-M4F core-based microcontroller for making electric power calculation in meters, but which will also manage comms and display functions.

The TMPM411F20XBG MCU also implements tamper detection and failure detection along with key security functions suitable for secure network…

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Nvidia goes own way with 64-bit ARM CPU

Nvidia has designed a 64-bit, dual-core processor based on the ARMv8 architecture.

Dubbed Denver, the processor will be used in the firm’s first 64-bit version of its Tigra K1 mobile processor designed for Android smartphones and tablets.

This new version of Tegra K1 pairs our 192…

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What’s new about 14nm processors for Intel?

Intel may have grabbed the headlines with the announcement that its first 14nm processor will be on general release next year.

But by then the Broadwell processor will just one of a number of 14nm chips in production.

Intel has long insisted that its production capability, which it has always…

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Atmel adds powerline comms to metering platform

Atmel’s latest power line communications device is based on SAM4Cx smart metering platform which uses a dual-core 32-bit ARM Cortex-M4 architecture.

The SAM4CP16B IC is compatible with Atmel’s ATPL230A OFDM physical layer (PHY) device compliant with PRIME standard specification.

It has the benefit of incorporating…

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Web app dev kit supports Android and Ubuntu

Toshiba Electronics has introduced two starter kits for early development of web applications using the Toshiba TZ5000 Application Processor Lite (ApP Lite) series.

The RBTZ5000-2MA-A1 and RBTZ5000-6MA-A1 starter kits provide drivers for internet applications using HTML5.

Both kits provide drivers for video playback using Wireless LAN…

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Accreditation is key to choosing the right ARM processor

If the design engineer’s choice of microcontroller was simple once, it certainly is not now.

Massive improvements to the processor capabilities, availability of peripherals and power-saving functions of microcontrollers have created huge new opportunities for OEM designers to develop new products and to improve the performance and features…

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