Decades Of Cores - From AVR To ARM
Alf-Egil Bogen, Chief Marketing Officer at Energy Micro, talks about the migration from Atmel's AVR to ARM microcontrollers over the decades.
Ben Heck's Introduction To Interfaces
Ben Heck shows you the basics of SPI, I2C, and RS-232, some common interfaces you can use with your electronics projects.
Build Your Own Pinball Machine
Ben Heck gives an overview of what it takes to build a pinball game and goes into detail on the electronic aspects on his Ghost Squad pinball game.
FingerTip S Series - Multi-touch Controllers With Advanced Features
Single-chip solution to augment touchscreen functionality with hovering, stylus inputs and gloved hands sensing.
Hack-a-Gecko Project: Beer Temperature Tester
How can you tell which beer is cold enough and others are not? The project is designed to find which beer has the best temperature to drink at the moment. The team used 24 LM35 Precision Centigrade analog temp-sensors mounted at the bottom of the beer case to measure the beer can temperature. The sensors were then connected to the EFM32 Giant Gecko development kit.
Introduction To Texas Instruments' MSP430 Value Line MCUs
Learn about the newly expanded MSP430 Value Line portfolio, with over 170 devices, including our newest MCUs with up to 56Kb flash memory. MSP430 Value Line MCUs deliver 16-bit performance for 8-bit microcontroller applications that are both cost- and space-sensitive.
FCI Unveils New Video For Reliable Flow Switch Monitoring System For Spent Fuel Pools in Nuclear Power Plants
A new video from Fluid Components International highlights the new 1E qualified CL86 Plus Spent Fuel Pool Multi-Monitor System, which integrates three critical measurements: continuous level, point level and temperature into a multi-variable solution designed specifically for spent fuel pool applications in nuclear power plants.
Cable Drop Compensator Improves Load Regulation
In this video, Jim Sousae Design Engineer, Signal Conditioning Products at Linear, takes a comprehensive look at the company's new LT6110 cable drop compensator. Power distribution systems such as USB are ubiquitous. They can be found in automotive dashboards, home charging systems and office equipment. Cellphones, electric toothbrushes, PC printers and personal computers all use battery chargers.
STRADA Whisper High-speed Connector System
Doug Lawrence, Business Development Manager at TE Connectivity, discusses Re-architecting the data center with STRADA Whisper high-speed connectors.
MEMS-Based Gesture Recognition Interface For Smart TVs
This video shows a smartphone used to browse the content in a smart TV. The interaction is based on advanced gesture recognition achieved using a combination of MEMS sensors and iNEMO sensor fusion software.
How To Isolate A Power Supply For RS485 & CAN
This Arrow Electronics video will demonstrate how to generate an isolated power supply for projects that require isolated RS-485 and CAN.
Video Introduction To Renesas RX100 MCUs
Renesas Electronics introduces the industry's first 32-bit micro-controller with true low power and USB connectivity. RX111 devices deliver key features optimized for emerging mobile healthcare, Smart Grid/Smart Home and Internet-of-Things applications.
Digi-Key BOM Manager Tool Overview
With the new Digi-Key BOM Manager, you can now import your Bill of Materials, name and save your BOMs, and choose how to share your designs within your company.
TI Engineer It - How To Test Power Supplies - Measuring Stability
Bob Hanrahan of Texas Instruments demonstrates how to measure stability when testing power supplies.
Serial Communications Using The RX63N Microcontroller
RX Product Manager, Stevan Dobrasevic compares the serial communication standards of UART, LIN, SPI, and I2C discussing the pros and cons of each and providing application examples. Stevan also discusses how the Serial Communication Interface peripheral available on the RX microcontrollers can be configured for communication using any of these standards.
New Features In ARM DS-5 Version 5.14
This 5 minute tour introduces the new features in ARM DS-5 version 5.14 including ARM big.LITTLE processing support, improved compiler, multi-core debugger and trace synchronization, power and temperature monitoring and much more...
Why Work On Flash Storage At Micron
An interview with Micron team members on our solid state storage advantage, and why it's great to work at Micron.
Industry's First 20nm FPGA Transceiver
See Altera successfully demonstrate 32 Gbps transceiver performance on 20 nm silicon developed on TSMC's 20SoC process technology. These 20 nm transceivers feature the lowest power consumption, fastest timing closure, and superior signal integrity needed for the most demanding applications.
Introduction To Raspberry Pi
Pete Wood from RS Components introduces Raspberry Pi. Watch and Enjoy.
Gear Up With GeForce Experience v1.1
An update on GeForce Experience from NVIDIA's Tom Peterson.
IPEmotion ATMEL Processor
IPETRONIK video demonstarting interface digital and analog IOs of ATMEL processors to the IPEmotion measurement software.
IPEmotion Pollin AVR NET IO
Video showing how to operate and control the Pollin AVR-NET-IO Board and the K8 IO relay card with the free IPEmotion test and measurement software.
Ben Heck Shows You How Not To Fry Your Object
The Ben Heck Show presents a public service announcement to help you avoid frying your electronics projects.
TI's DRV10x Motor Driver Demo
Check out the DRV10x motor driver for small appliances like toothbrushes, fans and toys. It's a single-chip solution specifically designed to quickly and easily spin 3-phase brushless DC motors.
Xilinx Zynq-7000 AP SoC Video And Imaging Kit
The Xilinx Zynq-7000 SoC Video and Imaging Kit builds on the ZC702 Evaluation Kit by including hardware, software and IP components necessary for the development of custom video applications. The included video I/O FMC card supports HDMI I/O and image sensor input, and the video targeted reference design enable an immediate start to software, firmware and hardware development.
TI Engineer It - How To Test Power Supplies - Measuring Noise
Bob Hanrahan of Texas Instruments demonstrates how to measure noise when testing power supplies.
What Is The Real Value In An RTOS?
As companies migrate from 8-bit to 16-bit to 32-bit, the question that is often raised is what's the real value of an RTOS? John Dixon of Freescale's Microcontroller division discusses the benefits.
Anatomy Of An Intel Solid-State Drive
Animation explaining the components that make up Intel Solid-State Drives and the corresponding performance benefits that make these drives a great choice for gaming enthusiasts.
Getting Started With TI's DRV2605 EVM
Brian gives a quick tour of the DRV2605 evaluation kit. The DRV2605EVM-CT is a complete demo and eval kit that gives you the flexibility to control and explore the features of the DRV2605 ERM/LRA haptic driver. The board contains the DRV2605 haptic driver, a programmable MSP430 microcontroller, an ERM and LRA actuator, and capacitive touch buttons. With one board, you can both characterize the DRV2605 on the bench and demonstrate it around the office.
Ben Heck's PIC32 Microcontroller Tutorial
In this episode of The Ben Heck Show, Ben shows you the basics of a PIC32 microcontroller and how to use it in your projects!
IAR Systems Expert Demo: visualSTATE
IAR visualSTATE is a set of highly sophisticated and easy-to-use development tools for designing, testing and implementing embedded applications based on state machines.
Engineer It - How To Test Power Supplies
Part 1- of a 4-part video series by TI's Bob Hanrahan kicks off with an overview on testing power supplies.
Power Aware Tools Maximize 32-bit Embedded Design Power Efficiency
Demo of Silicon Labs' Precision32 software tools. Watch how simple it is to maximize the power efficiency of your embedded 32-bit designs using Silicon Labs' AppBuilder and power-aware system optimization software tools. The Precision32 Eclipse-based development suite and AppBuilder software include first-of-a-kind capabilities for estimating power consumption and providing configuration guidance for developers to achieve the lowest system power.
Ultimate Gaming System (PS3-WiiU-Xbox360) Finale
In this video, Ben builds a custom case for the Ultimate Combo Gaming System and after completing the project, he shows the combo system in action.
Microstick For Microchip 5V PIC24F KM And KA Series
The Microstick for 5V PIC24F K-series devices is a flexible, portable, USB powered development tool that supports Microchip's PIC24F KM and KA Microcontroller families for cost sensitive, low power applications that need 5V operation.
Introduction To The Microchip PIC12LF1552 MCU
A quick overview of Microchip's smallest and lowest cost PIC MCU with I²C. The presentation includes a demonstration application illustrating one of many utilizations of this microcontroller.
CDCE9xx Evaluation Modules From TI
A discussion of input/output, jumper settings, power supply and control pin mode for the evaluation modules for the CDCE9xx family of clocks.
ams AS5048 Evaluation-Kit For Stepper Motors
In this video ams explain how to use the AS5048 Evaluation-Kit with a standard stepper motor. All main parts are included to do a fast evaluation with the magnetic rotary position sensor AS5048 to control lost steps or angel position in your motor application.
Texas Instruments UCC27531 35V IGBT Gate Driver Demo
John reviews traditional approaches to gate drives, shows the advantages of the UCC27531 and demonstrates performance on the evaluation board. UCC27531 is ideal for inverters, UPS, HEV/EV and industrial applications for switching IGBTs.
What Is An SSD?
In this video from Crucial you can learn about SSDs and why they're faster and more reliable than hard drives.