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What is an embedded system?
An embedded system refers to any electronic system that uses a CPU chip, but that is not a general-purpose workstation, desktop or laptop computer. Embedded systems generally use microprocessors, or sometimes custom-designed chips or both. It is used in various applications such as vehicles, machine tools and consumer electronics.
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2002-02-11 Zeevo Bluetooth solution designed for embedded apps
The Blue Shark development kit aims to accelerate the development cycle of Bluetooth products such as digital cameras, printers and keyboards.
2003-11-17 XML embedded Web support eases design
The simplest method to implementing XML embedded devices is supporting the Web processes completely in external software
2007-11-16 Xilinx unveils next-gen embedded processing platform
Xilinx has announced its next-generation Embedded Processing Solutions, promising design teams with enhanced system level performance, expanded flexibility and increased design environment productivity covering a broad range of applications.
2006-08-24 Xilinx unveils new version of embedded design tool suite
Xilinx recently announced the immediate availability of version 8.2i of the Xilinx Platform Studio tool suite for embedded processing design
2006-11-02 Xilinx unveils new MicroBlaze embedded kit
Xilinx has released the MicroBlaze Development Kit: Spartan-3E 1600E Edition, a comprehensive design environment with everything embedded developers need to create processing-based systems
2004-09-29 Xilinx tool suite targets system-level design
Xilinx introduced v6.3i of the Platform Studio for system-level embedded processing design on Xilinx Platform FPGAs.
2009-05-25 Xilinx helps boost embedded system design at Beijing U
Xilinx University Program, Beijing University of Technology and the Chinese Ministry of Education have entered a joint venture that has culminated in the grand opening of a new BJUT-Xilinx Advanced Research & Teaching Facility.
2006-05-16 Writing good C++ code for embedded applications
Embedded-software technology appears to lag behind new trends. Colin Walls enumerates the dos and don'ts for writing a good C++ code for embedded apps
2002-12-04 WinSystems PC/104 SBC targets embedded apps
WinSystems Inc.'s SAT-520Plus PC/104 expandable embedded computer combines an AMD SC520 processor with a 10/100 Ethernet controller
2011-08-26 Wind River, McAfee strengthen security for embedded designs
The rise of Internet-enabled devices has given embedded system designers the challenge to incorporate security into their designs.
2002-11-20 Winbond ISDN controller suits embedded system apps
Winbond's W6691 ISDN S/T controller integrates an S/T-transceiver and three HDLC controllers each with a flexible FIFO system
2010-05-06 Why embedded Android is a good choice
Why is Android an attractive technology for such diverse needs as medical devices, STBs, and automotive infotainment systems? There are at least 10 good reasons.
2004-12-09 Web server reference design using a PowerPC-based embedded system
This app note details an embedded system example design of a web server running on a PowerPC core within a Xilinx Virtex-II Pro FPGA.
2006-06-01 VSPs ease embedded multicore designs
Jeff Roane gives some do's and don'ts for those embarking on virtual system prototypes in embedded multicore design.
2008-07-22 VMETRO hastens VPX system flow
VMETRO announced a five slot VPX/VXS portable tower enclosure and backplane to accelerate and simplify VPX system integration and development
2007-01-26 Virtex-4-based devt platform speeds embedded system designs
Xilinx has announced immediate availability of the Pb-free, RoHS-compliant ML410 development platform based on the Virtex-4 FX60 FPGA.
2003-07-02 ViewAhead embedded SoC solution based on ASIC platform
Designed for OEM manufacturers, the ViewFleX500 embedded SoC solution from ViewAhead Technology reduces development costs and time-to-market for imaging devices
2011-12-06 Validate embedded flash memory for power fault resilience
Read about the methods available to specifically demonstrate power fault resilience of embedded flash memory products
2005-02-08 V6 automation tools speed SoC, embedded system design
Tensilica announced its V6 suite of automation tools, which significantly speed the design of major blocks in SoC design.
2012-03-29 User interface going toward embedded vision
Embedded vision is in fact a "classic long-tail story," said Jeff Bier of the Embedded Vision Alliance. "There are thousands of applications; and its market is extremely diverse," he added
2009-10-27 USB-to-LAN controllers suit embedded nets
ASIX Electronics Corp. has released the AX88760 USB 2.0 MTT hub and USB 2.0 to Ethernet combo controller designed for compact embedded networking solutions
2005-05-02 USB solutions for the embedded world
A well-planned USB implementation simplifies integration efforts for USB into end-products
2009-02-11 USB human interface device class on an embedded host
With the introduction of Microchip's microcontrollers with the USB on-the-go peripheral, microcontroller applications can easily support USB embedded host functionality
1999-12-07 Upgrading designs from the 3.3V, 5V tolerant 80960JA/JF/JD embedded processors to the 80960JT
This application note summarizes the issues to consider when upgrading an application design from the 80960JA, 80960JF, or 80960JD embedded processors to the 80960JT. The increased execution speed of the 80960JT can affect application behavior in unexpected ways. This paper also goes into those less obvious affects. Software and hardware design concerns are covered
2008-10-14 Ultrathin power supplies suit industrial, embedded apps
Astrodyne has released the SDR-240 series of ultrathin DIN-rail mounted switching power supplies designed for industrial control and embedded systems applications
2004-10-18 Trusted platform modules eye embedded
TPMs implement trusted-computing security objectives in a low-power, high-performance hardware/software combination.
2005-01-11 Transmeta seeks embedded system tool support from ESG
Transmeta Corp. has been assisted by Embedded Software Group (ESG), a provider of systems software and development tools for the embedded market, in the development and integration of Royal Linux Media Center, the software foundation of Transmeta's Linux-based fanless Digital Entertainment Center
2005-03-08 TI MCU, analog technology adopted in Recom heart monitoring system
Texas Instruments Inc. (TI)'s MSP430F149 ultra-low power microcontroller (MCU) and analog technologies are key elements for Recom Managed Systems Inc. battery powered high-fidelity biomedical signal processing and recording platform.
2011-06-03 TI joins Embedded Vision Alliance
TI has announced its membership to the Embedded Vision Alliance, an industry collaboration that aims to enable rapid growth of computer vision in embedded systems
2000-04-07 The E86 family: AMD's x86 Embedded Solutions
This application note describes AMD's E86 family of x86 compatible devices that provides clean and simple upgrade paths that eliminate the need to redesign hardware or rewrite code.
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