BROWSE BY TECHNOLOGY










RTC SUPPLEMENTS


Low-Power CPU

The latest generation of very low-power processors including the 45nm and smaller technologies from Intel and the low-power CPUs from VIA, AMD and others.

Featured Article

Processor Roadmap for the Coming Year

2013 is already shaping up as a banner year for embedded processors from 1W SoCs to quad and hex core machines with huge caches and innovative thermal solutions. The usual suspectsRead More...

Article Image

Atom-Based PC/104+ SBC Supports CRT, LVDS, SATA II, and CompactFlash

An Intel Atom-based PC/104+ single board computer (SBC) is designed for space-limited applications requiring fanless operation, such as portable medical, interactive kiosk,Read More...

Article Image

ETX Module Supports SATA SSD and DDR2 Memory on a Single SODIMM

Article Image

Gaming Board with NANO/Eden, Dual VGA, NVRAM, Crypto Memory and More

Article Image

Atom-Based ETX 3.0 CPU Module Targets Harsh Environments

Article Image

Atom-based COM Express Module Features Video, 2 LAN and 2GB Memory

Article Image

16-bit MCU Family Combines eXtreme Low Power 20 nA Sleep Currents

Article Image

Integrated Industrial PC Line Based on Intel Atom

Article Image

Atom-Based PC/104+ Fanless SBC with Advanced Graphics

Article Image

Atom-based COM Express Module Features Video, 2 LAN and 2GB Memory

Article Image

1.6GHz Intel Atom SUMMIT-ISM Board Supports COMIT

Article Image

AMCC Becomes AppliedMicro—with the Focus on Low-Power Processing

Electricity—we’re using more of it and it’s costing more. And so much of it that we use is wasted, simply dissipated as heat, which requires even more electricity in the form ofRead More...

Article Image

6U VPX Blade Debuts with Two Core i7 Processors

An innovative VPX computing blade for parallel data and signal processing applications incorporates two independently implemented Intel Core i7 processing nodes linked to a powerfulRead More...

Article Image

Atom-Based Edge Controller with Java-Based Middleware Framework

A highly configurable edge controller platform offers data access and control on the edge of the cloud, to aggregate and deliver data from edge devices, pervasive sensors andRead More...

Article Image

Eurotech—from Sensors to Supercomputers

What kind of embedded computing company also produces Petascale supercomputers—computers running at over 1,000 Teraflops—and considers them integral to their embedded business? TheRead More...

Article Image

Ruggedized Atom-Based COM Express Module

A low-power, long-lifecycle computer-on-module (COM) is based on the cost-effective, ultra-low-power Intel Atom N270. The Ampro by Adlink Express-ATR is specifically designed from theRead More...

Article Image

Low-Power, 8-bit Microcontrollers With 5V Operation, 20 nA Sleep

A line of low-power, high-performance 8-bit microcontrollers provides features such as operation from 1.8 to 5.5V, numerous communication channels, 8 to 128 KbyteRead More...

Article Image

VMEbus SBCs Based on Low Power Core 2 Duo Processor

VMEbus SBCs Based on Low-Power Core2 Duo Processor  A VMEbus single board computer (SBC) is designed to meet the needs of users requiring the low-power Intel processor and highRead More...

Article Image

32nm Intel Core i7 Microarchitecture-Based Rugged VME64x SBC

A new high-performance VME64x single board computer (SBC) utilizes the new 32nm dual-core Intel Core i7-610E processor. The SVME/DMV-1905 from Curtiss-Wright Controls EmbeddedRead More...

Article Image

Advancing Advances in Technology

Two innovative companies have different takes on what could be called “conventional advanced technologies”—graphics and wireless networks. Both highlight ways these slightly differentRead More...

Article Image

COM Express Modules Sport Latest Atom CPUs

Two Compact format COM Express modules are powered by the latest Intel Atom D410/D510 processors at 1.66 GHz coupled with up to 4 Gbyte DDR2 memory. The COMX-430 and COMX-440 COMRead More...

Article Image

Next Generation Intel Atom Processor Featured in Fanless Box Computer

A fanless box computer for embedded applications supports the new generation of Intel Atom processors that includes the dual-core Intel Atom processor D510 and single-core IntelRead More...

Article Image

Type II Compact COM Express Module with Single/Dual Core CPUs and NAND Flash

Along with a companion PCOM-C210 developer carrier board, a new compact (95 mm x 95 mm) Type II Compact COM Express Module is targeted for low power systems and handheld mobileRead More...

Article Image

6U CompactPCI Boards Sport Latest Core i7 processors

6U CompactPCI Boards Sport Latest Core i7 processors  One of the first embedded product lines to feature the Intel Core i7 processor is the PP 712/08x family of 6U CompactPCIRead More...

Article Image

Core i7 -Based 6U Conduction- or Air-Cooled VME Module

A high-performance 6U VME single board multiprocessing computer is suitable for ruggedized systems requiring high-bandwidth processing and low power consumption. With the Intel CoreRead More...

Article Image

COM Express Small Form Factor Module Based on Core i7

A new COM Express features the latest Intel Core i7-620M processor with a core speed of 2.66 GHz, with 4 Mbyte L2 cache and up to 8 Gbyte fast (1066 MT/s) dual channel DDR3 memory.Read More...

Article Image

3.5-Inch CPU Using Atom Z510 / Z530, Runs up to 1.6GHz

A 3.5-inch embedded single board computer is based on the Intel Atom and the Intel US15W (P oulsbo) chipset. The Intel Atom is a single core processor built on a 45nm process thatRead More...

Article Image

Atom XL-based ESMexpress COM Module with Extended Temperature Operation

Atom XL-based ESMexpress COM Module with Extended Temperature Operation  An upgraded ESMexpress Computer-on-Module (COM) incorporates the Intel Atom XL processor to provideRead More...

Article Image

ETX Module with Atom Pineview Processor

An ETX system-on-module (SOM) offers a choice of either the Intel Atom D450 or D510 processor (code-named Pineview-M and Pineview-D, respectively). With low power consumption andRead More...

Article Image

Sleep Can be Deadly

Back in the old days, when people used the word “control” after embedded, there weren’t a lot of options for powering an embedded system. Power was distributed to all systemRead More...

Article Image

Rugged EPIC SBC with Dual-Core Atom and Hardware Video Decoder

A rugged EPIC single board computer integrates a dual- or single-core Atom Processor with ICH8M chipset, onboard SSD, H.264 hardware video decoder, networking and robust I/O in a smallRead More...

Article Image

XMC Module Based on New Intel Core i7

A new high-performance, low-power XMC module is based on the Intel Core i7 processor and Intel QM57 chipset. With one x8 or two x4 PCI Express ports and a Gigabit Ethernet port, theRead More...

Article Image

High Performance 6U Single Board Computer Features Intel’s Latest Processor

A 6U CompactPCI single board computer is based on the latest 2.53 GHz Intel Core i7 (Arrandale) processor technology and features up to 8 Gbytes of DDR3 memory. The CT12 from GERead More...

Article Image

Pico-ITXe Module Creates Platform for Next-Generation Fleet Management

A new technology platform is initially targeted for fleet management device designs. The EPIA-P710-D from Via Technologies is a Pico-ITXe expansion module that allows systemRead More...

Article Image

3U CompactPCI Board Combines Intel Atom with Onboard FPGA

A 3U CompactPCI (cPCI) single board computer (SBC) now combines low-power Intel Atom XL processors with an onboard FPGA for user-defined functions to offer enhanced embeddedRead More...

Article Image

Extreme Rugged PC/104-Plus SBC with Atom Processor

Supporting a range of Intel Atom processors from the power efficient N450 running at 1.66 GHz to the performance oriented dual-core D510, a new PC/104-Plus module takes advantage ofRead More...

Article Image

Atom N450 on an Extreme Rugged PC/104-Plus SBC

A small form factor rugged SBC is a PC/104-Plus module based on the Intel Atom processor N450, running at 1.66 GHz. The CoreModule 740 from Adlink Technology takes advantage of theRead More...

Article Image

Low Power 3U CompactPCI Blade Supports the Dual-Core Atom D510

Article Image

AdvancedMC Sports Quad-Core Performance

AdvancedMC Sports Quad-Core Performance A double-wide, full-size AMC module features the new Intel Xeon processor LC5518, which is based on the latest Intel microarchitecture andRead More...

Article Image

Box PC with Front and Rear Interfaces for Integration into Devices and Machines

Article Image

Core i7 COM Module with Improved Graphics and Performance Plus ECC RAM

Core i7 COM Module with Improved Graphics and Performance Plus ECC RAM A COM Express Computer-on-Module offers 32nm Intel Core i7 / Core i5 processor technology, high energyRead More...

Article Image

Fanless and Ruggedized Embedded Box PC for a Broad Range Of Applications

Article Image

Range of Embedded Boards Based on Latest Atom Processors

Article Image

The Application Services Platform: A New Class of Device for Embedded Development and Systems

There have been many attempts over the years to achieve a highly integrated system-level device on a single piece of silicon. There have been ASICs, ASSPs, SoCs and more. There haveRead More...

Article Image

Low Power, High Processing Combine in Compact ESMini COM Module

A new ESMini module uses a PowerPC MPC5121e or a MPC5123 processor, each based on an e300 processor core incorporating a memory management unit (MMU) and a floating point unitRead More...

Article Image

3U CompactPCI Board Combines Atom Technology with Onboard FPGA

A 3U CompactPCI single board computer combines low-power Intel Atom XL processors with an onboard FPGA for user-defined functions. The F11S from Men Micro opens up a new range ofRead More...

Article Image

nanoETXexpress Starterkit for Wind River VxWorks

A new Atom Processor-based COM Express-compatible  nanoETXexpress Starterkit for the latest VxWorks platform is designed to enable easy and efficient development and validation ofRead More...

Article Image

Overcoming the Limitations of Vision Systems in Manufacturing

Suppliers in the world of manufacturing are continuously in demand of increased solution flexibility and productivity, reduced cost, and the ability to support adjusted productionRead More...

Article Image

Power Analysis Debug, Java and Specs

Are you worried that perhaps your sub-watt processor core is drawing too much power? With an increasing number of CPUs offering more sophisticated power management options, such as aRead More...

Article Image

Core i7 / i5 COM Express Module Features Integrated Graphics and Memory Controller

A COM Express Type 2 module supports the 64-bit Intel Core i7 / i5 processor with CPU, memory controller and graphics processor on the same chip. Based on the latest Mobile IntelRead More...

Article Image

Energy-Efficient Processor Family Targets 1-Watt Video-Enabled Devices

A product family of energy-efficient embedded processors provides a small form factor for Power Architecture-based performance and a broad range of peripherals forRead More...

Article Image

Re-focusing the SoC for Energy Optimization

Power consumption has become a major concern to users of system-on-chip (SoC) devices. Although they offer excellent cost-performance features thanks to the use ofRead More...

Article Image

Compact Form Factor Computer-on-Module for Industrial Temperatures

A compact form factor COM Express Type 2 Computer-on-Module is specifically designed for use in the industrial temperature E2 range from -40° to +85°C. The new microETXexpress-XLRead More...

Article Image

Core i5/i7-Based PICMG 1.3 System Host Board with Four-Core Technology

Aimed at customers who are seeking lower power consumption while remaining at the forefront of new technology, a new system host board (SHB) supports a choice of Intel’s latest Core i5Read More...

Article Image

A Call to ARMs: Auto Industry Quality Standards Provide Path to SWaP-C Reduction

Size, Weight, Power and Cost are always concerns in rugged and mobile applications. However, the level of emphasis varies dramatically between the types of applications. In the groundRead More...

Article Image

Rugged Efficient Atom-Based System Targets Harsh Applications

A high-reliability Atom-based rugged system integrates a high-efficiency processor, RAM, graphics, networking, serial I/O and PC/104-Plus expansion into an Extreme Rugged enclosure,Read More...

Article Image

Practical Energy Harvesting Implementations for Sensor Nodes Using Low-Energy MCU and RF Devices

While energy harvesting is certainly not a new concept, recent advances in performance versus energy consumption for both RF and microcontroller (MCU) devices mean that building anRead More...

Article Image

1U Rackmount Appliance with New Generation Atom

A 1U rackmounted hardware platform is designed for network service applications. Built with Intel Embedded IA components with long-term availability, the PL-80120 from Win EnterprisesRead More...

Article Image

PCI/104-Express Board Incorporates Qseven Modules

A new PCI/104-Express module incorporates industry standard Qseven modules. The Xtreme/CPU from Connect Tech was designed based on Qseven modules provided by congatec, whichRead More...

Article Image

SFF Still Riding Mobile Coattails

Intel’s recently announced single chip processor known under the code name Tunnel Creek, represents a huge leap forward with respect to serving the needs of the small form factorRead More...

Article Image

Freescale QorIQ T2080 and T1042-Based Modules for High Performance per Watt

Two new Freescale QorIQ T2080 and T1042-based modules, the XPedite5970 and the XPedite6101 have been introduced by Extreme Engineering Solutions. The XPedite5970 is a 3U OpenVPX REDIRead More...

Article Image

COM Solution Uses Latest Atom Embedded Processor Family

A new COM Express board is based on the new Intel Atom E6xxx Series processors, formerly code named Tunnel Creek.  The E6xx series is the first Intel Atom processor-basedRead More...

Article Image

Embedded Development Kit for Wind River Software and Intel Core i7

A new Embedded Development Kit  enables design engineers to quickly begin developing their application. Part of the Wind River On-Board Program, the Embedded Development Kit fromRead More...

Article Image

Qseven Module Uses Atom Z510/Z530 and supports up to 4 PCIe x1 lanes

Built with Intel’s Atom Z510 (1.1 GHz) or Z530 (1.6 GHz) processor and Intel System Controller Hub (SCH) US15W, a new Qseven module supports onboard 1Gbyte or 2Gbyte DDR2 SDRAM,Read More...

Article Image

ATX Motherboard with Core i5/i7 Processors Features "Greener" Technology

Article Image

3U CompactPCI SBC with Core i7 and Choice of OS Support

Article Image

Atom-Based Computer-on-Module in Commercial Temperature Version

Article Image

RF Energy Harvesting Kit for Wireless Battery Charging

An RF energy harvesting kit from Powercast makes it easy to prototype and develop rechargeable battery-based micro-power systems such as wireless sensor networks that are reliably andRead More...

Article Image

Low-Power in Small Systems Made Simple

Developing a power management plan is a critical step in embedded systems design. Consumers and manufacturers alike value long battery life, and engineers must focus on the same endRead More...

Article Image

Spare the Juice—SWaP is a Hot Topic

Over the past couple of years there has been a marked growth in the concern for minimizing power consumption in all kinds of devices as well ast in life in general. This has notRead More...

Article Image

Low-Power 8-bit MCUs Feature LCD Driver, 5V O and On-Chip 12-bit ADC

A new low-power, 5V 8-bit microcontroller (MCU) family includes an on-chip LCD driver module and 12-bit Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC). The PIC18F “K90” family fromRead More...

Article Image

Tiny ARM-Based Module Targets Intelligent Devices

An extremely compact (50 mm x 50 mm) ARM Cortex A8-based, small-footprint computer module is targeted for powering small and portable intelligent devices. The RM2 from Blue ChipRead More...

Article Image

AMD Fusion Combines with ETX and XTX for Form-Fit-Function Optimization

The ETX and XTX form factors are getting a boost to the future with the integration of AMD Fusion technology. Intel’s discontinuation of the 855 chipset family left a major gap in theRead More...

Article Image

SBC with New Atom N455/D525 Targets High Reliability.

A new ISA half-size Single Board Computer (SBC) features the latest high performance Atom single and dual core processors. The PCA-6782 in versions N and D from Advantech integratesRead More...

Article Image

6U Conduction- or Air-Cooled VPX Module Powered by Core i7

A high-performance 6U VPX single board multiprocessing computer that is suitable for ruggedized systems requiring high-bandwidth processing and low power consumption comes in eitherRead More...

Article Image

COM Express Compact Atom-Based Module with Low Power, High Graphics

A new COM Express Type 2 module is based on the Atom E6xx processor series and the Intel Platform Controller Hub EG20. All components are specified for the industrial temperature rangeRead More...

Article Image

12-COM-Port Fanless Embedded Computers

An industrial and rich I/O fanless embedded computer comes with enhanced RF functions and LVDS and VGA dual display geared specifically for applications such as intelligentRead More...

Article Image

HD and 3D Buried in the Chip: Embedded Systems Go More Visual

I think it may be the integrated graphics. Embedded systems have broken out of their preconceived roles as industrial controls, instruments, transportation systems, toaster andRead More...

Article Image

Energy Harvesting Power Conversion ICs Point to Easier, More Efficient Designs

With the necessary expertise in short supply around the globe, it has been difficult to design effective energy harvesting systems. The primary hurdle has been the power managementRead More...

Article Image

Shootout on the Oak Trail

Hollywood has done and overdone its share of old west shootout films, from Clint’s flicks to the Chisholm Trail to the star-studded big budget blockbuster Silverado Trail. Setting itsRead More...

Article Image

System-on-Module Packs Performance into Ultra-Small Form Factor

A new system-on-module (SoM) is implemented in an ultra-small form factor of only 15 x 27 x 3.8 mm using the Texas Instruments DaVinci DM3730 and Sitara AM3703 processors running at upRead More...

Article Image

Mini-ITX Platform Provides Multiple Displays for Signage and Gaming

  A new low-power Mini-ITX motherboard couples the Via VX900 media system processor with a choice of 1.2 GHz and 1.6 GHz Via Nano Processors to provide a high-performance and highlyRead More...

Article Image

“Compact” COM Express Module with Atom N270 and 945GSE Express Chipset

A “Compact” COM Express module measuring 95 mm x 95 mm is fully compatible with the Type 2 pin-out of the PICMG COM Express specification. This highly integrated Express-ATC “Compact”Read More...

Article Image

3.5-Inch ECX Embedded System Board With Dual-Core Atom D525

3.5-Inch ECX Embedded System Board with Dual-Core Atom D525 Achieving increased performance while keeping power consumption in check is the aim of a new 3.5? ECX compact embeddedRead More...

Article Image

Power and Integration—ARM Making More Inroads into More Designs

It’s about power—low power; almost no power. A huge and burgeoning market is opening for devices that are handheld and mobile, have rich graphics, deliver 32-bit multicore computeRead More...

Article Image

Compact COM Express Solution for Rugged Mobile I/O Applications

  A new mobile compact computer baseboard is compatible with COM Express compact size standard computer modules. The A-Brain from New Embedded Technology is designed specifically forRead More...

Article Image

COM Express Modules Powered by Freescale QorIQ Processors

A family of COM Express embedded computing modules is powered by Freescale Semiconductor QorIQ processors. Three modules, the COMX-P3041, COMX-P4040 and COMX-P5020, have beenRead More...

Article Image

Compact COM Express Module with Dual Core Atom and DDR3 Memory

A COM Express module in Compact form factor measures just 95 x 95 millimeters, and is fully compatible with the Type 2 pin-out of the PICMG COM Express specification. The Express-LPCRead More...

Article Image

Virtex-5 AMC with FMC Module Slot

A standard single mid-size or full-size AMC module comes with the choice of a user-programmable LX50T, LX85T, or SX50T Virtex-5 FPGA. The TAMC640 from Tews Technologies provides aRead More...

Article Image

Mini-ITX Board with Dual Core VIA Nano X2 E-Series

A Mini-ITX board features a Via Nano X2 E-Series dual core processor, which combines a high-performance 1.6 GHz 64-bit Via Nano X2 E-Series processor with the Via VX900 unifiedRead More...

Article Image

AdvancedMC Processor Module with Freescale QorIQ P2020

A new single-width AdvancedMC processor module, the AM4120, is the first member of a new Kontron AdvancedMC product family with the Freescale QorIQ processors. The new AdvancedMCRead More...

Article Image

Graphics Performance Drives Ever More Capable Small Form Factor Designs

It is well known that many embedded market applications have evolved to smaller, space-constrained designs that also require long-term availability and cost-effective embeddedRead More...

Article Image

COM Express Module Supports Multimedia

A fanless COM Express form factor module offers a complete, multimedia-capable platform for a variety of embedded applications. Available with a choice of Via C7 or Via EdenRead More...

Article Image

System-on-Module Packs Performance into Ultra-Small Form Factor

A new system-on-module (SoM) is implemented in an ultra-small form factor of only 15 x 27 x 3.8 mm using the Texas Instruments DaVinci DM3730 and Sitara AM3703 processors running atRead More...

Article Image

ARM-Based COM Modules? Let’s Take a Step Back and Look at This

By now most people in this industry have become aware of a new trend in the form of ARM-based small form factor modules that are beginning to appear from a number of vendors. WhileRead More...

Article Image

COM Express Compact Module Targets Low Power Performance Applications

A low-power COM Express compact module is powered by the Intel Atom processors 400 and 500 Series. The new SOM 6763 B1 from Advantech B1 with Intel Atom processor N455 (512K Cache,Read More...

Article Image

Atom-Based COM Express Compact Module Targets Low Power

D2700 processors based on COM.0 R2.0 type 2 pin-out. Type 2 pin-out and legacy I/O support make for easy migration, and type 2 connectors are resistant to shock and vibration whileRead More...

Article Image

IP65-Rated Panel PC Family for Demanding Industrial Applications

Four new industrial-grade Panel PCs are available with 12-, 15-, 17- or 19-inch diagonal displays and touch screens. The PPC65 family of Panel PCs from WinSystems is powered by aRead More...

Article Image

The Dance of Optimization: Waltzing Down to the Silicon

There appears to be a transition taking place that will significantly influence the way embedded systems are designed. For some time we have been witnessing developments in small formRead More...

Article Image

RISC SBC with ARM-Based Cortex-A8 Series Processor

A new RISC-based Single Board Computer uses the latest Texas Instruments OMAP35 Series Processor. The PCM-C3500 from Advantech has a CortexA8-based TI OMAP35 600 MHzRead More...

Article Image

EPIC Format SBC with Vortex86DX Processor

An economical EPIC format single board computer (SBC) features extensive I/O capabilities, very low power consumption, and fanless operation over the full industrial temperature range.Read More...

Article Image

Fanless Dual-Core Computing and USB 3.0 Come to Thin Embedded Devices

A new Em-ITX form factor board combines rich I/O with advanced multimedia capabilities. Partnered with a new industrial chassis kit, the VIA EITX-3002 from Via Technologies provides aRead More...

Article Image

The Changing Nature of the ASIC

Is the ASIC dead? Not if you consider that ASICs comprised a $20 billion market in 2010. And industry analyst company Semico Research projects that total ASIC design starts willRead More...

Article Image

ARM-Based Single Board Computer in Standard and Custom Versions

A high-performance, low-power single board computer is available with a wide range of peripherals such as GPS, GPRS, networking, camera, audio, USB, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and a powerfulRead More...

Article Image

ARM-Based COM Module Offers Tegra 3 in New ULP-COM form factor

A new ultra low power, low profile ARM-based Computer-on-Module is specifically designed to extend the proven and scalable Computer-on-Modules-based usage model to new modules with ARMRead More...

Article Image

Mini-ITX Embedded Board Can be Configured to Requirements

A new embedded Mini-ITX board measures only 17 cm x 17 cm and is an extremely flexible embedded board with top class functionality and performance for POS and kiosks. The VIA VB7009Read More...

Article Image

COM Express Module with the Latest Atom Processor-Based Platform

A Type VI compact size COM Express Basic module measures 95 mm x 95 mm (3.74? x 3.74?). The compact PCOM-B218VG from American Portwell includes the Intel Atom processor N2000 and D2000Read More...

Article Image

Intelligent Power Consumption and the Data Center

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, data centers can consume 100 times more energy than a standard office building, and approximately three percent of all electricity in theRead More...

Article Image

Pico-ITX Motherboard with Ti Sitara 3874 Accelerates Development of ARM-Based SFF Designs

A Pico-ITX motherboard is equipped with the Ti Sitara 3874 processor and provides tablet PC class performance and a comprehensive range of standard and embedded computing interfaces.Read More...

Article Image

Rugged PC/104-Plus Module Based on Atom E600

An extreme rugged PC/104-Plus Single Board Computer (SBC) is based on the Intel Atom Processor E600 series from 600 MHz up to 1.6 GHz . The CoreModule 720 from Adlink Technology isRead More...

Article Image

Mini-ITX Motherboard with Ultra Low Power Atom Processors

An ultra low power industrial mini-ITX motherboard features the latest Atom N2600, N2800 and D2700 dual core processors with integrated graphics (GMA 640/400MHz) and Memory ControllerRead More...

Article Image

3.5" SBC with Intel ULV Atom Selection and DDR3

A new 3.5” Single Board Computer (SBC) features a choice of Intel N2600, D2700 or N2800 processors (formerly code named Cedarview). The MB-80410 from Win Enterprises features the IntelRead More...

Article Image

Rugged SBC Offers Robust Display Functions for Mobile Applications

A rugged, maintenance-free SBC is targeted for use in mobile and intelligent display environments including trains, public transportation, airplanes and other specialty vehiclesRead More...

Article Image

Power Architecture Combines Rich Features for Embedded

Power Architecture processing technology is the common thread for a very broad range of devices, based on 32/64-bit Architecture. It is a ubiquitous architecture with more than aRead More...

Article Image

New ESMini COM Features 1.6 GHz Atom at 5 to 7W

An ultra-small computer-on-module (COM) features an application-specific carrier board and a 1.6 GHz Intel Atom processor. The compact size of the semi-custom MM2 from MEN Micro, onlyRead More...

Article Image

Embedded 2.0

With another Embedded World show behind us and ESC (“Design West” now) upon us, it’s clear that the momentum behind small ARM-based modules is not going to slow any time soon. QuiteRead More...

Article Image

COM Express Type 6 Module with Low-Power Intel CPUs Pushes Graphics Performance

A new, low-power COM Express module for advanced designs supports Pin-out Type 6 and provides improved display options along with increased bandwidth thanks to digital displayRead More...

Article Image

COMe Module Allows for Application-Specific Customization

Based on the industry standard Computer-on-Module (COM) Express Compact form factor measuring 95 mm x 95 mm, the VIA COMe-8X92 module from Via technologies pairs a 1.2 GHz VIA Nano X2Read More...

Article Image

Dual Core Mini-ITX Board Features Rich I/O Set

A dual core Mini-ITX board features one of the richest I/O sets available for a wide range of embedded applications including ATM, kiosks, POS, digital signage, healthcare and digitalRead More...

Article Image

Quad-Core ARM Module on Qseven Form Factor

A new generation of ARM-based modules has been initiated by congatec with the introduction of the conga-QMX6 Qseven module. The Qseven standard Revision 1.2, which was published backRead More...

Article Image

Atom-Based EBX SBC Provides Performance for New and Legacy Applications

An EBX-compatible, Atom-based single board computer comes with either the Intel Atom single core 1.66 GHz N455 or dual core 1.80 GHz D525 processor combined with the ICH8M I/O hubRead More...

Article Image

Wireless Microcontrollers Combine Low-Power Processing and RF Connectivity in a Hybrid Architecture

Microcontrollers (MCUs) are indispensible in the world today. Their applications range from simple alarm clocks and coffee makers to complex electronics systems that controlRead More...

Article Image

TI-Based ULP-COM Modules Help Reduce Costs of Ultra Low Power SFF Systems

A new series of ULP-COM-based Computer-on-Modules helps embedded OEMs drive down system costs for ultra-low-power small form factor (SFF) solutions. The expanded ULP-COM portfolio fromRead More...

Article Image

Dual Core Mini-ITX Main Board Supports High-End Graphics

Coupling a 1.6 GHz VIA Nano X2 E-series processor with the VX900 media system processor, the new VB8004 Mini-ITX main board from Via Technologies provides a high-performance andRead More...

Article Image

Rugged COM Express Module Boasts Small Size, High Performance

A conduction- or air-cooled Mini COM Express module (55 mm x 84 mm) supports the Freescale QorIQ P2041 quad-core processor. The XPedite5650 from Extreme Engineering Solutions includesRead More...

Article Image

Cost-Effective Analog and Digital Integration Come to 8-bit Microcontrollers

An enhanced mid-range core microcontroller (MCU) family includes advanced analog and integrated communication peripherals, such as on-chip 12-bit analog-to-digital converters (ADCs),Read More...

Article Image

Software Considerations to Manage and Optimize System Power

A pervasive trend in the embedded space today is the constant and unrelenting demand for end-device functionality. The advent of 32-bit micro-controllers (MCUs) such as those basedRead More...

Article Image

Q7 SBC Uses Dual/Quad-Core ARM CPU for Multiple HD Displays

A high-performance quad core-based Q7 system-on-module incorporates Freescale’s i.MX6x 1 GHz ARM Cortex A9 Dual/Quad core processor, which is optimized for high-speed and multimediaRead More...

Article Image

Mini-ITX Board Series Offers Low Power with Integrated High Performance Graphics

A Series of new Mini-ITX embedded system boards provides an economical solution for applications that require powerful high-quality graphics output with low power consumption. The newRead More...

Article Image

Entry-Level Module for COM Express Type 2 with New Atom Dual-Core Processors

Article Image

COM Family with Freescale QorIQ Speeds Telecomm and Number Crunching Systems

A new family of COM Express-compliant Power Architecture processor modules features Freescale’s QorIQ 32-bit P2020 (COMe-cP2020) and the 64-bit P5020 (COMe-cP5020) processor. TheRead More...

Article Image

COM Express Module Marks Energy Efficient Entry Level into Multicore

A COM Express compact Computer-on-Module represents an energy efficient entry-level multicore module based on next-generation Intel Atom processors with 32 nm technology. The COMe-cCT6Read More...

Article Image

Virtual Platforms from Xilinx and Altera Support Development on ASPs

Everybody has a different name for them: Programmable SoC (PSoC) from Cypress, SmartFusion from Microsemi, Extensible Processing Platform (EPP) from Xilinx and, most recently, SoCRead More...

Article Image

Entry-Level Module for COM Express Type 2 with New Atom Dual-Core Processors

An entry-level Type 2 Pin-out COM Express module is available with three variants of the new Intel Atom dual-core processor generation, which are manufactured in 32nm technology. TheRead More...

Article Image

PCIe/104 SBC Includes Dual Core Atom D2700 at 2.13GHz

A new single board computer in the PCIe/104 form factor features the Intel Atom D2700 with integrated graphics and memory controller functions. The ADLD2700PC from ADL EmbeddedRead More...

Article Image

Ultra Low Power ARM-Based Embedded Computer Designed for 3.5” to 12” HMI

Announced by Artila Electronics, the M-606 is an ARM9 WinCE 6.0 single board computer in a standard 3.5” form factor. It is powered by a 400 MHz Atmel AT91SAM9G45 ARM9 processor andRead More...

Article Image

COM Module Features ARM Cortex-A8

A feature-packed COM supports Samsung’s Exynos 3 Single S5PV210 1 GHz ARM Cortex-A8 processor as well as PowerVR SGX540 for 3D and 2D graphics acceleration. The MXM-V210 from EmbedianRead More...

Article Image

Powerful Pico-ITX Board Packs VIA Nano Processor

A new Pico-ITX form factor board from Via Technologies features the high-performance, 64-bit Via Nano processor, bringing digital multimedia performance and virtualizationRead More...

Article Image

ARM9 System on Module for Full Range of HMI

An ARM9 System on Module supports both Linux and WinCE and supports up to 1280 x 860 LCD with touch screen. The M-9G45A from Artila Electronics is a credit card size system on moduleRead More...

Article Image

New Family of Small, Rugged Embedded Computers

An extremely small, rugged, embedded computer in the new Embedded Processing Unit (EPU) format combines processor, memory, video and system I/O into an extremely compact form factor.Read More...

Article Image

Microcontrollers Deliver Highly Accurate Temperature Sensing

A family of high-performance 8-bit microcontrollers (MCUs) features the latest mixed-signal breakthrough, an integrated temperature sensor with best-in-class accuracy over an extendedRead More...

Article Image

New Version of PSoC Designer IDE for Cypress Devices

Cypress Semiconductor has introduced PSoC Designer 5.3, a new version of its Integrated Design Environment (IDE) for the PSoC 1 Programmable System-on-Chip architecture. The newRead More...

Article Image

Atom-Based Fanless Computer Delivers 3.5” HDD and Rich I/O Support

A new series of low-power fanless computers is based on the Intel Atom D2550 processor. The MXE-1300 series from Adlink Technology increases processing power by 44% and graphicsRead More...

Article Image

Embedded Platform Speeds Development of Qseven-Based Systems

A new embedded platform is designed for the fast development of embedded systems with Qseven modules. The MSC Q7-MB-EP4 platform from MSC Embedded is designed to support the latestRead More...

Article Image

Low-Power Processor Brings 64 Bits to COM Express

Via Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator and developer of embedded silicon and platform technologies, today announced the addition of the Via COME8X80 module to its COM ExpressRead More...

Article Image

EPIC SBC with Single or Dual Core 1.66 GHz ATOM for Industrial Applications

An EPIC-compatible, 1.66 GHz ATOM-based single board computer (SBC) uses either the Intel ATOM single core N450 or dual core D510 processor combined with the ICH8M I/O hub controller,Read More...

Article Image

Wireless Sensor Networks Evolve to Meet Mainstream Needs

Recent advances in semiconductor, networking and material science technologies are driving the ubiquitous deployment of large-scale wireless sensor networks (WSNs). Together, theseRead More...

Article Image

Freescale i.MX6-Based ULP-COM Modules Enable Ultra Low Power Applications

A new, highly scalable COM module family with single, dual or quad core ARM Cortex A9 technology covers an extremely wide performance range. Based on Freescale’s i.MX6 SeriesRead More...

Article Image

Qseven Starter Kit Offers Quick Way to ARM-Based Designs

A new Qseven starter kit provides developers with a complete package to rapidly prototype embedded systems for ARM designs. Thanks to their compact size and extremely low power, QsevenRead More...

Article Image

Pico-ITX Embedded Motherboard with Dual-Core ARM Cortex A9 Processor

A new ARM-based Pico-ITX embedded motherboard is equipped with a dual-core ARM Cortex A9. The KTT20/pITX from Kontron is based on the NVIDIA Tegra2 processor and is the first keyRead More...

Article Image

Atom-based 1U Platform Provides External PCI Card Access

A 1U rackmount platform with the Intel Atom D510 dual-core or D410 single-core processor, includes six GbE LAN ports and an externally accessible PCI slot. The externally accessibleRead More...

Article Image

Qseven Module with Single-Chip, Quad-Core Intel AtomT E3800 family

A new Qseven module is based on the Intel AtomT processor E3845. The conga-QA3 modules from congatec are fitted with ceramic capacitors making them suitable for industrial mobileRead More...

Article Image

New Qseven Module with Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A9

A low-power, high-performance embedded Qseven module with strong graphics capabilities is offered with three different processor versions and may be used for single-core, dual-coreRead More...

Article Image

Fanless Intel Atom D525 Embedded Controller with 4 GbE LANs, Isolated GPIO and 8 USBs

An Intel Atom-powered fanless cost-efficient vision controller is equipped with an Intel Atom D525 1M cache, 1.8 GHz processor, 4 Gigabit Ethernet ports, 3 RS-232 and 1Read More...

Article Image

Extension Microcontroller Card with Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC

An evaluation platform is fitted with a Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC that incorporates a range of peripheral functions and consists of an ARM Cortex-A9 MPcore with on-chipRead More...

Article Image

The Three Faces of Embedded

Do you ever find it a challenge to explain to your spouse or children what you do for a living? Everybody knows PCs—in fact, in many ways our children know them much better than we do.Read More...

Article Image

Embedded Module Spans 300 to 800 MHz Range with ARM Cortex-A8 Processors

A new embedded processor module is based on the Texas Instruments AM335x. Different members of the AM335x family of ARM Cortex-A8 processors, clocked from 300 to 800 MHz, are usedRead More...

Article Image

CompactPCI Processor Board Brings Core i7 Performance to 6U Systems

A 6U CompactPCI SBC is based on the latest Intel Core i7 mobile processor technology. The CO6002 from Kontron is designed to bring high performance with low power consumption and lowRead More...

Article Image

Extremely Rugged CPU Module for Highest Reliability in Harsh Environments

An extremely small and rugged Computer on Module (COM) board is based on the industry-standard COM Express mini form factor (55 mm x 84 mm). About the size of a credit card, theRead More...

Article Image

Development Kit for New Cypress PSoC 4 Architecture

Customers can now pre-order the new PSoC 4 Pioneer Development Kit for the Cypress programmable system-on-chip from element14. The new kit costs only $25 and lets designers discoverRead More...

Article Image

Wireless Network Devices Set to Accelerate Connectivity in the Internet of Things

Among recent introductions of highly integrated wireless connectivity, Microchip Technology has come out with a major expansion of its embedded-wireless portfolio that includesRead More...

Article Image

Multicore ARM SBCs Boast High Performance Graphics with Industrial I/O Mix

A line of single board computers (SBCs) is based on the Freescale i.MX 6 family of Cortex-A9 multicore processors. Available with a single core, dual core, or quad core processor, theRead More...

Article Image

System-on-Module Targets High Production Volume Embedded System Development

A small form factor system-on-module is designed to facilitate faster, lower risk development of smarter embedded systems that demand real-time hardware performance, all withoutRead More...

Article Image

Too Hot to Handle

Engineers everywhere are trying to beat the heat this summer. Some have contracts to fulfill, held up only by the thermal design and qualification. The 45 watt 2 GHz+ quad coreRead More...

Article Image

COM Express Module Aimed at Graphics-Intensive Embedded Apps

A new Computer-on-Module (COM) is based on Intel’s Core2 Duo processor and GS45 chipset with Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, and is suited for power-sensitive applicationsRead More...

Article Image

Wireless Network Devices Set to Accelerate Connectivity in the Internet of Things

Among recent introductions of highly integrated wireless connectivity, Microchip Technology has come out with a major expansion of its embedded-wireless portfolio that includesRead More...

Article Image

Atom D2550/N2600 Small Form Factor Fanless PC

A fanless, small form factor, industrial computer offers the OEM a choice of Intel Atom D2550 or N2600 processors. Both processors are high performance but low-power consuming at 10WRead More...

Article Image

New TI Sitara Processor for Custom-Built Board Design Tool

Gumstix, a provider of Linux computers-on-modules (COMs) for electronics manufacturers, has announced the addition of the Texas Instruments (TI) Sitara AM3354 processor for customRead More...

Article Image

Championship ARM Wrestling: Tips for Getting the Most out of ARM Cortex-M3 and M4 Microcontrollers

Many embedded developers are familiar with the ARM Cortex processor architecture, but few have the opportunity to become intimately acquainted enough with this popular architecture toRead More...

Article Image

The Changing Face of Embedded

It doesn’t seem so long ago that when at some non-technical social event I was asked the question, “So what do you do?” my answer would inevitably be followed by, “Uh, what isRead More...

Article Image

Don’ Need No Steenking Form Factors!

Disruptive technology is notoriously hard to predict. If it were easy, it wouldn’t be so disruptive. Still, there appears to be a development on the horizon that could shake up the wayRead More...

Article Image

Raspberry Pi chipKIT Expansion Board with Prototyping-Friendly 32-bit MCU Package

Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, announced the expansion of its Arduino-compatible chipKIT platformRead More...

Article Image

Nano-ITX Board Offers a Low Power Solution with Increased Processing Performance

A Nano-ITX embedded system board is based on the Intel Atom processors E3800 product family (formerly codenamed Bay Trail, 5W~10W). The new Intel Atom processors integrate the IntelRead More...

Article Image

Mini-ITX Motherboard with Fourth Generation Core Processors

A mini-ITX motherboard supports a fourth generation Intel Core i7/i5/i3 processor and mobile Intel H81 Express chipset. The Core processors provide up to a 15 percent betterRead More...

Article Image

Building Power Efficient, Context-Aware Mobile Systems

Take a quick look at the latest generation of smartphones from leading manufacturers and one conclusion quickly becomes apparent. Designers are continuing to add new levels ofRead More...

Article Image

SMARC Module for Small Form Factor ARM-Based Embedded and Mobile Systems

A new ARM-based Smart Mobility Architecture (SMARC) form factor computer-on-module (COM) is built on a TI AM3517 System on Chip (SoC), using an ARM Cortex-A8 processor at 600 MHz andRead More...

Article Image

Integration Blurs the Line between MCUs and SoCs

The System on a Chip (SoC) represents the pinnacle of tailored designs. Expressly selected peripherals, especially analog, give the promise of a perfect fit with no waste, deliveringRead More...

Article Image

Rugged PCI/104-Express SBC with Intel N2800 Offers Rich I/O

A rugged PCI/104-Express single board computer (SBC) is based on Intel’s dual-core Cedar Trail N2800 CPU. The Atlas from Diamond Systems offers a speed of 1.86 GHz and dual-coreRead More...

Article Image

Compact COM Express Type 6 with High Performance and Ultra-Low Power

Article Image

Making Smart Design Choices in the Growing World of Connected, Intelligent Devices

Small form factor systems have a growing role in the connected world. Massive amounts of sensor data is being collected and shared by an exploding group of small but powerful systems,Read More...

Article Image

8-bit Microcontroller Family with Intelligent Analog and Core-Independent Peripherals

Article Image

COM Express Mini Module Powered by Atom E3800 & Celeron N2930/J1900

A COM Express Mini Type 10 module features Intel Atom E3800 or Celeron N2930/J1900 with significant CPU and graphics performance improvements. Measuring only 84 x 55 mm, the SOM-7567Read More...

Article Image

Industrial Grade Embedded Computers Feature Multi-Core Atom E3800 Processors

A line of multicore Intel Atom E3800 embedded computers is designed to operate from -40° to +85°C. The feature-rich SBC35-CC405 series of embedded PCs from WinSystems includes onboardRead More...

Article Image

Raspberry Pi Prototyping Kits for Through-hole and Surface Mount Components

Surface mount Raspberry Pi Kits are now available with the Raspberry Pi Through-Hole Add-on Board from Schmartboard and a choice of many Schmartboard SMT to DIP adapters, which add theRead More...

Article Image

Solar Power Opening up Advances for Control and Conversion Modules

There are increasingly clear indications that we may soon be looking at a surge in renewable energy, particularly in solar power. Interestingly, this does not appear to be happening asRead More...

Article Image

Single Board Computer Brings Benefits of ARM Architecture to Harsh Environments

Article Image

Keeping Cool as Low-Power CPUs Bring Intelligence into Small Spaces.

X86 processors run a huge variety of software, providing designers choices including Microsoft Windows, Linux and many real-time operating systems. These OSs are evolving and addingRead More...

Article Image

Low-Power Microcontroller Portfolio Includes Integrated Hardware Encryption Engine

Article Image

New Raspberry Pi Adds Connectivity and Power Features

Article Image

Software Optimization Can Reduce MCU ‘Active-Phase’ Power Consumption

Only a system-level view of a low-power application is going to achieve anywhere near the optimal solution for any product. This applies to both the active and inactive phases. WhenRead More...

Article Image

Which ARM Cortex Core Is Right for My Application: A, R or M?

The ARM Cortex family of cores encompasses a very wide range of scalable performance options offering designers a great deal of choice and the opportunity to use the best-fit core forRead More...

Article Image

Tips and Tricks for Minimizing ARM Cortex-M CPU Power Consumption

There are myriad CPU choices available to embedded developers and each choice has its own idiosyncrasies, architectural benefits and array of power-saving techniques. To provide aRead More...

Article Image

Mobile Surveillance Systems: Leveraging the Traditional for the Design of the Future

At the core of successful surveillance is the ability to collect data without detection. This can be problematic once those under observation become privy to the current, mostRead More...

Article Image

New Raspberry Pi Adds Connectivity and Power Features

Article Image

ARM and its Partners Push the Definition of the Internet of Things