Understanding the Difference Between UART vs SPI

If you work with embedded systems, understanding the differences between the various technologies and protocols these systems use is important. UART and SPI are important aspects of embedded systems design and development, and understanding the differences between them will help you better understand how the systems that use them work. In t...

How Can I Best Use the Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter as an I2C Slave to Realistically Emulate Sensor Readings?

Question from the Customer:

I have an arm-based embedded controller that I use for thermal control when testing microprocessors. The controller communicates with multiple slave I2C temperature sensors including an I2C temperature sensor interface on our DUT (device under test). I would like to simulate this DUT interface with an Aardvark  I...

Summer Solstice + Strawberry Moon = AWEsome Day

It’s Summer Solstice; that means today is the first day of my favorite time of year.

I love summer! The bright sun, warm weather, longer days, sweet fruit, fresh vegetables, cold ice cream, music, outdoor gatherings, the list could go on forever.

Summer Solstice 2016 is unique because it coincides with the Strawberry Moon. What does that all mea...

The GUI Software for the Komodo CAN Solo Interface Makes it Easy to Monitor Activity over the CAN Bus and Communicate to Devices

Question from the Customer:

I have been using the Komodo CAN Solo Interface with Data Center Software for monitoring the CAN bus.  Can I use the same software to send CAN messages and monitor the CAN bus, or is there another application that I should use for that?

Response from Technical Support:

Thanks for your question! You can use the ...

How Can I Best Deploy Multiple Queues with the Promira Serial Platform and SPI devices?

Question from the Customer:

I plan to use the Promira Serial Platform and the API Software with SPI devices. I’ll be sending commands and reading the responses. I have an application in mind, but before I get started, I want to be sure my application will work. Will you please let me know if I am on the right track?

Overview:

  1. Create a que...

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