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Blogs about Microprocessors

Blogs about Microprocessors

  • RED PITAYA – Oscilloscope, Function Generator & Spectrum Analyser All in One


    RED Pitaya with its out-of-the-box features, applications & high spec caters to the requirements of all electronics professionals working in different areas & on different applications that too at a very affordable price. It is not hard to believe that in coming days RED PITAYA with so much of distinguished features can become inseparable/invaluable device for any electronics lab, design house, R&D centre, and university.


    • Australopithèque, le robot de Šikula Robotik avance !


      La dernière apparition publique de l’association Šikula Robotik a eu lieu lors de la coupe de Bretagne en mars dernier. Le robot Australopithèque y évoluait péniblement, mais beaucoup de chemin a été parcouru depuis ! Cet article vous propose de découvrir ses avancées à presque un mois de la coupe de France.


      • A Nano-amp Probe Capable of Validating Low Power MCU Consumption Claims.


        In the mid 1980s, it was unusual to find semiconductors operating at supply currents below milliamp levels. Rarely was efficiency a major design consideration either. Back then, several tools suited the task of measuring current draw. However, with the advances made in the last three decades, combined with a global drive to increasing system efficiencies powered by the drive to portable electronics, many more products are now capable of operating at miserly micro and nano-amp current levels – that's at levels as much as a million times lower than were typical 30 years ago.


        • Could Intel’s New Haswell CPUs Herald a Breakthrough for Embedded Computing?

          Mark BVM

          It has always been a compromise between raw computing performance, power consumption and thereby heat generation, when designing an embedded system. Intel claims its new 4th generation Haswell CPU range means this compromise is reduced, giving designers the best of both worlds. When BVM got wind of the new Haswell chips in development, we were eager to see what the implications and possibilities might be for commercial applications and embedded systems. Having now had a chance to assess the new Haswell processors, here are our thoughts.