Microcontroller vs Microprocessor - What are the Differences?

Seasoned embedded systems engineers and product developers in the electronics industry should be familiar with the functional differences between a microcontroller and a microprocessor. Both types of components are essential for designing and building various types of electronic devices, yet it can be difficult to distinguish between ...

What is the Importance of Embedded Networking

Embedded systems are small computers that are implemented as part of a larger system or product and designed to execute a specific function or application. They include a processing unit, usually a general-purpose microcontroller, along with on-board peripheral components such as I/O ports, memory (program memory, RAM and EEPROM), A...

The Growing Use of Micro Electro-Mechanical (MEMS) Devices to Improve and the Maintain Health of Machines and People

MEMS (Micro Electro-Mechanical Systems) technology supports motion sensors that detect, report, and collect information on anything that moves. The data these sensors generate are applied to many aspects of our daily lives, ranging from necessary and practical safety standards to augmented reality entertainment. This technology is applied i...

How DisplayPort Alt Mode is Enabled over a USB Type-C Cable

In the world of cables, USB Type-C is considered to be the most powerful and versatile connector type to date. One of Type-C’s features that allows for its flexibility is Alt Mode, which can optionally support non-USB signals including DisplayPort (DP) technology. This allows users to take advantage of multiple technologies all through a si...

Can the Promira Serial Platform Support and Generate the Master and Slave SPI Waveforms that I Need?

Question from the Customer:

I am looking for a programmable SPI interface adapter that will support communicating with two devices. For both devices, the clock speed is 10MHz and the clock is only active during transmit.

I’ve been looking for the right tool, and your Promira Serial Platform, along with the SPI Active - Level 1 Application, ...

What is a System on Chip (SoC)?- A Basic Definition

The System on a Chip market is projected to grow to over $207 billion by 2023 according to a report released earlier this year. System on a Chip technology is found across all industries and is used in embedded systems as well as general purpose computing devices. However, despite its popularity, there is still ambiguity and confusion...