A Beginner’s Guide to Mictrocontrollers

When people hear of a microcontroller, they probably think of a small remote control. A microcontroller is essentially that, but there's much more to them than remote control. Microcontrollers are responsible for running most electronics today. They're tiny enough fit in most objects, and they're capable of interpreting data and converting it into an action. Read on to learn about what microcontrollers are ...

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POWER UP YOUR PROJECT WITH THE AI CORE XM2280

The AI Core XM2280 features two Intel Movidius Myriad X VPUs and is the first AI module from AAEON built to the m.2 standard. AAEON, an industry leader in AI Edge computing solutions, announces the release of the AI Core XM2280, expanding the family of UP AI Core X modules powered by Intel Movidius Myriad X. The AI Core XM2280 is the first in a series of AI modules from AAEON built to the m.2 standard, and ...

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NVIDIA ANNOUNCES JETSON NANO: $99 TINY DEVELOPER KIT

NVIDIA today announced the Jetson Nano™, an AI computer that makes it possible to create millions of intelligent systems. The small but powerful CUDA-X™ AI computer delivers 472 GFLOPS of compute performance for running modern AI workloads and is highly power-efficient, consuming as little as 5 watts. Unveiled at the GPU Technology Conference by NVIDIA founder and CEO Jensen Huang, Jetson Nano comes in two ...

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CONVERT A $20 ROUTER TO HOME AUTOMATION GATEWAY FOR IOT DEVICES

WiFi based home automation products are cheaper compared to ZigBee or Z-Wave products, but the downside is that WiFi devices need an internet connection to perform their function. A lot of those IoT devices don’t just communicate on your local network, they also talk to the outside world via the internet. IoT devices like simple smart plugs, sensors, and all kinds of home automation gadgets don’t always hav ...

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BOURNS LAUNCHES ULTRA-LOW 0.15 PSI PRESSURE SENSOR

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced the expansion of its line of environmental sensors adding an ultra-low 0.15 to 1.0 PSI pressure sensor. Bourns® Models BPS110/BPS120 pressure sensors are based on state-of-the-art Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) technology, which provides extremely accurate condition readings in a miniature package size. Desi ...

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VISHAY VCNL4030X01 AECQ PROXIMITY SENSOR WITH FOUR I2C ADDRESS OPTIONS

VCNL4030X01 integrates a PS, ALS and a high power IRED into one small package. It incorporates photodiodes, amplifiers, and analog to digital converting circuits into a single chip by CMOS process. The 16-bit high resolution ALS for excellent sensing capabilities with sufficient selections to fulfill applications whether dark or high transparency lens design. ALS and PS offer a programmable interrupt with i ...

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ALVIUM VISION EMBEDDED CAMERAS SUPPORTS MIPI-CSI & USB 3

Allied Vision Technologies GmbH in November announced its Alvium 1500 and Alvium 1800 embedded and machine vision camera series. The Alvium 1500 supports MIPI-CSI-2 interfaces and the Alvium 1800 supports MIPI-CSI-2 and USB3 Vision. They both have On Semi sensors featuring up to 2592 × 1944 px resolution and V4L2 drivers that support Jetson and i.MX6/8 dev boards. The Alvium SoC is fitted on a 27 x 27mm mod ...

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Cupola360 – World’s most Advanced Spherical Image Processor for 360-degree Cameras

Capitalizing on the global trend of 360-degree imaging, ASPEED Technology Inc., the world’s largest BMC (Baseboard Management Controller) SoC provider, is pleased to announce at MWC19 Barcelona the Cupola360 solutions, world’s advanced Spherical Image Processor specifically designed for 360-degree Camera, as well as the accompanying apps, which cemented the company as the pioneer and leader in state-of-the- ...

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BLUEY, BLE DEVELOPMENT BOARD SUPPORTS NFC

are assistant tools that help engineers and enthusiasts to become familiarized with hardware development. They simplify the process of controlling and programming hardware, such as microcontrollers and microprocessors. Electronut Labs, an embedded systems consulting company, had produced its new BLEdevelopment board “Bluey” with a set of useful sensors and NFC support. Bluey is an open source board that fea ...

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Low-Power Barometric Pressure Sensor from Infineon Delivers New Levels of Accuracy for Mobile and Wearable Gadgets and IoT Devices

Munich, Germany – February 26, 2015 – Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) has launched an ultra-high ±5cm resolution, miniature MEMS (Micro Electro Mechanical Systems) pressure sensor for use in mobile and wearable gadgets and IoT (Internet of Things) devices. The DPS310 is a low-power digital barometric pressure sensor that enables the development of new and enhanced navigation, location, we ...

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