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.
Ultimate Gaming System (PS3-WiiU-Xbox360) Part 2
Ben is building the top requested item from viewers: a gaming system that combines the PS3, WiiU, and the Xbox360 into one Ultimate Combo Gaming System! In Part 2 of this 3 part build, Ben works on the Console Mods.
Expert Demo Of IAR Embedded Workbench
IAR Embedded Workbench is a high-performance C/C++ compiler and debugger tool suite for applications based on 8-, 16-, and 32-bit microcontrollers. IAR Systems collaborates with all of the leading silicon vendors worldwide to ensure that our software supports more devices in more processor architectures than any other tool on the market.
GreenChip Solutions For Consumer, Computing & Industrial Applications
Using GreenChip you can create power supplies for industrial appliances that deliver high power efficiency, small size computing power applications and adapters for consumer devices, enabling excellent standby performance and maximum system reliability. GreenChip ICs help you meet and exceed the latest efficiency regulations, taking performance to the next level.
Ultimate Gaming System (PS3-WiiU-Xbox360) Part 1
Ben takes on a popular project challenge to create the ultimate combo gaming system. In this episode, he'll crack open a WiiU, PS3 and Xbox 360 to expose their circuitry for all to see.
Interactive Dress Powered By Renesas RX Microcontroller
A big focus at Embedded World 2013 was for the RX platform of 32-bit microcontrollers. Renesas commissioned Anouk Wipprecht to develop an interactive TechnoFashion dress designed using RX GR-Sakura (Arduino compatible) boards.
Freescale Discuss Measuring Core Performance
Freescale technical experts Jaideep Dastidar and John Arends discuss industry approaches to measuring core performance and how Freescale benchmarks its industry-leading QorIQ communications processors - including the QorIQ T4240 SoC which recently shattered an industry record for embedded processing.
ams Colour Sensor Candy Sorter - Another Geek Moment From DigiKey
DigiKey uses an ams colour sensor to create a colour sensing candy sorter. Check it out & get more details on ams colour sensors at DigiKey.com!
3K.93C HDTV Broadcast Connector Series - PTM Preview
In this video Digi-Key present a preview of LEMO's 3K.93C HDTV Broadcast Connector Series PTM.
Smarter Solutions For Data Centers From Xilinx
Cloud computing for our smartphones, tablets and laptops is underpinned by data centers distributed around the world that manage and process data at high speed. Xilinx Distinguished Engineer, Dr. Gordon Brebner, discusses the challenges of dealing with the volume, velocity and variety of big data, and how Xilinx FPGAs contribute to making the networking, storage, and compute nodes within the data center flexible and fast enough through adding programmable smartness at hardware speeds, while also reducing latency and power consumption.
ST Shrinks Ultra Low Power To 110nm
STMicroelectronics tells ARM why they're shrinking their Ultra Low Power technology from 130nm to 110nm and what the benefits are, plus info on new software to help identify max. average consumption.
Learn How To Use Autodesk 123D
In this edition of The Ben Heck Show, Ben shows you how to design and print 3D objects with AutoDesk 123D Design.
NVIDIA Tegra 4 At Mobile World Congress 2013
At MWC 2013, NVIDIA talks about the Quad-core ARM Cortex-A15 processor-based Tegra 4 chipset and its new features and enhanced user experiences.
Freescale Kinetis KL02 - The World's Smallest MCU
Freescale gives us details on their newest KL02 - the world's smallest microcontroller (based on ARM Cortex-M0+) which can be used in numerous Internet of Things applications.
Breakthrough Sound Quality On Mobile Devices
In a push for better sound quality and more output volume, leading mobile phone makers have been raising the internal voltage used to drive micro speakers -- from 3.3V through to 5V, and recently as high as 8V. This week at Mobile World Congress 2013 (Hall 7, Stand A111), NXP Semiconductors is launching its new TFA9890 speaker driver IC, which enables an unprecedented 9.5V boost voltage from an integrated DC-DC converter.
Atmel Xplained Pro Introduction
Introduction and overview of the Atmel Xplained Pro SAM4L Starter Kit. A walkthrough of the hardware, including how to start programming with Atmel Studio.
Ben Heck's Slot Loading Nintendo Game System - Finale
Ben takes apart a NES and gets to work modding the circuitry and building a new cartridge connector. Then, he sets the system up at home and plays games!
Digital Audio And Voice With PIC32
Business Development Manager, Kevin Belnap demonstrates the latest platforms for digital audio. These platforms are perfect for those developing Smartphone / Portable Music Player docks or audio mixing solutions.
Prevent Hardware System Cloning And Counterfeiting
Protect your revenue and brand equity by preventing hardware cloning and counterfeiting.
BR2000 Rugged Computer Is Swimming With The Fishes
Eurotech's ZypadBR2000 is designed to withstand the harshest of environments. Check out how it can be submersed into a tank full of water with no ill effects.
Protect Your Firmware With The Atmel ATSHA204
Turnkey solutions such as the Atmel ATSHA204 CryptoAuthentication device allow you to protect your firmware easily, cost effectively, and with minimal impact to design cycles.
Ben Heck's Slot Loading Nintendo Game System - Part 2
Ben continues working on the slot loading NES by building a loading mechanism and taking another crack at a custom cartridge connector.
8-bit USB PIC Microcontrollers With Active Clock Tuning
Microchip Technology expands its Full-Speed USB 2.0 Device PIC microcontroller portfolio with three new Enhanced Midrange 8-bit families comprising 15 scalable MCUs ranging from 14 to 100 pins with up to 128 KB of Flash.
LS8 Package Improves Stability Of Voltage References
This video is presented by Brendan Whelan, Design Manager, Signal Conditioning Products at Linear Technology. Stability of precision electronic circuits is often dominated by the stability of the voltage reference. Most electronic systems rely on one or more voltage references to ensure that measurements or performance meets specifications, especially over long periods of time.
1uA Grip Detection Using TI's MSP430 Value Line MCUs
Add proximity and grip detection to your designs using MSP430 Value Line microcontrollers from Texas Instruments.
Trusted Computing Platform: Security In The Cloud
An animation illustrating how Intel technologies can create a cloud-based trusted computing platform without sacrificing security.
Introduction To The Microchip MTS2916A Evaluation Board
This video demonstrates Microchip's MTS2916A stepper motor driver that is managed by a PIC microcontroller for driving one bipolar stepper motor or two brushed DC motors.
Ben Heck's Slot Loading Nintendo Game System - Part 1
How to Build a Slot Loading Nintendo Game System: Part 1 Modding the Circuit Board
Cymbet EnerChip Solid State Battery Overview
Cymbet EnerChip rechargeable solid state batteries are the ideal solution for energy storage for microelectronic systems. Applications include backing up Real Time Clocks, Microcontrollers and SRAM devices. EnerChips are ideal for energy harvesting powered devices such as wireless sensors, medical devices, data loggers and remote location tracking equipment
How To Isolate A Power Supply For RS485 & CAN
This Texas Instruments video will demonstrate how to generate an isolated power supply for projects that require isolated RS-485 and CAN.
Introduction To The Agilent U8480 Series USB Thermocouple Power Sensor
Introduction of the U8480 Series. This video provides a brief overview of the capabilities of the Agilent U8480 Series USB thermocouple power sensor as well as a link to the full quick start video.
How To Prevent Electrical Overstress Of Analog ICs
This Engineer It video from Texas Instruments' precision amps expert Thomas Kuehl will teach you how to avoid electrical overstress and prevent damage your analog integrated circuit.
Showcasing The Low-Power Features Of SAM4L Microcontrollers With The SAM4L-EK
In this video, you'll get an overview of Atmel's SAM4L low-power microcontrollers (MCU), based on the ARM Cortex-M4 core. SAM4L MCUs operate at 90uA/MHz and achieve an efficiency rating of 28 CoreMark/mA. The devices feature an array of power-saving technologies, including Atmel's proprietary picoPower technology. You'll see a demo using the SAM4L-EK evaluation kit.
Ben Heck's AMD Computer Mod Launches Rocket
Ben builds a fully functioning custom computer with AMD's Trinity APUs that can also launch rockets! He goes into detail on using MOSFETs and LED displays.
Trace Tutorial For ARM Cortex-M
This video demonstrates the trace functionality of ARM Cortex-M0+, M3, and M4 Processor and Keil MDK.
Getting started with IAR Embedded Workbench and Micrium microC/Probe
This video demonstration from IAR shows how to get started with IAR Embedded Workbench and Micrium µC/Probe.
Introducing The Microchip MCP19111
A video introduction of the MCP19111, Microchip's first digitally-enhanced power analog product.
Build A Retro Computer With The Raspberry Pi!
You have been asking for it, so we're bringing it to you! A retro computer for only about $35? Watch Ben Heck build a retro-styled computer using the Raspberry Pi!
Atmel SAM9x5 Series Solution Showcase For HMI Applications
Solution Showcase in Human-Machine Interface applications, such as POS Terminal, Kiosk, Digital Menu Display and Train/Flight Schedule Display, for Atmel's ARM926-based SAM9 microcontrollers.
An Introduction To STMicroelectronics FD-SOI
This video is an introduction to FD-SOI (Fully Depleted Silicon On Insulator), and especially UTBB (Ultra-Thin Body and Buried oxide) produced by STMicroelectronics. FD-SOI is a breakthrough semiconductor process technology that delivers the benefits of reduced silicon geometries while enabling a simplification of the manufacturing process. Semiconductor devices based on FD-SOI run faster and cooler than those in bulk silicon.