Enabling mainstream microcontroller device security
IAR Systems has launched a new version of its security development tool C-Trust. Version 1.30 adds a new Security Context Profile that automatically includes the configurations needed for basic device security and Intellectual Property (IP) protection. In addition, IAR Systems has announced support for several devices from STMicroelectronics’ STM32F4 and L4 families, as well as NXP Semiconductors’ Kinetis K65 and K66 devices.
Win a Microchip MPLAB PICkit 4 In-Cirucit Debugger
The Microchip MPLAB PICkit 4 In-Circuit Debugger allows fast and easy debugging and programming of PIC and dsPIC flash microcontrollers, using the powerful graphical user interface of MPLAB X Integrated Development Environment (IDE). The MPLAB PICkit 4 programs faster than its predecessor with a powerful 32-bit 300MHz SAME70 MCU and comes ready to support PIC and dsPICMCU devices.
The voice at the heart of new audio system applications
According to Alexis Debray, PhD. Technology and Market Analyst, Optoelectronics from Yole Development, VPA is the main driver for the audio industry today. Dimitrios Damianos, PhD. Technology and Market Analyst Photonics, Sensing and Display at Yole also said: “An interesting feature of this new application is that it spreads through various systems: smartphones, smart speakers, smart watches, wireless earbuds, cars, smart TVs and...
Enhanced security for Bluetooth 5 Connections with microcontroller
Renesas has introduced the RX23W - a 32-bit microcontroller (MCU) featuring Bluetooth 5.0 for IoT endpoint devices such as home appliances and healthcare equipment. By combining Bluetooth 5.0 with Renesas’ Trusted Secure IP on its popular high performance RX MCU family, Renesas offers customers an optimised single-chip solution for system control and wireless communication, while also providing a more secure way to answer the Blue...
A deeper look into the components of the C2000 MCU
This application report is intended to provide a deeper look into the components that differentiate the C2000 Microcontroller Unit (MCU) as it pertains to Real-Time Control Systems. The focus is on features that Texas Instruments (TI) believes have measurable impact to overall system performance as well as increased bandwidth to the MCU.
Multi band wireless MCU provides high performance
The CC1352R device from Texas Instruments is a multiprotocol and multi-band Sub-1GHz and 2.4GHz wireless microcontroller (MCU) targeting Thread, Zigbee, Bluetooth 5 Low Energy, IEEE 802.15.4g, IPv6-enabled smart objects (6LoWPAN), proprietary systems, including the SimpleLink TI 15.4-Stack (Sub-1 GHz and 2.4 GHz), and concurrent multiprotocol through a Dynamic Multiprotocol Manager (DMM) driver.
Multi band wireless MCU launchpad SensorTag kit
Texas Instruments has introduced the new LaunchPad SensorTag kit. It offers integrated environmental and motion sensors, multi band wireless connectivity and easy-to-use software to help you prototype your next connected application.
Microcontroller ecosystem expands with ready to use partner solutions
Renesas has announced the first ten ready to use partner solutions that support the RA MCU Family of 32-bit Arm Cortex-M MCUs. RA MCUs deliver optimised performance and ease of use with the Flexible Software Package (FSP) and partner building block solutions that work out-of-box to address a range of IoT endpoint and edge applications.
Introduction to capacitive touch on a PIC microcontroller
This is an introduction video to a video series in which Microchip implement capacitive touch on a PIC18F47Q10 Curiosity Nano.
Energy harvesting embedded controller portfolio launched
Renesas has introduced its RE Family, which encompasses the company’s current and future lineup of energy harvesting embedded controllers. The RE Family is based on Renesas’ proprietary SOTB process tech, which dramatically reduces power consumption in both the active and standby states, eliminating the need for battery replacement or recharging.