Embedded http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8229/more en MEMS Accelerometers Ideal for Low Current Applications http://machinedesign.com/embedded/mems-accelerometers-ideal-low-current-applications <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Silicon Designs introduced the Model 1410, a family of digital pulse density output MEMS variable capacitive (VC) accelerometers</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/embedded/mems-accelerometers-ideal-low-current-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/embedded/mems-accelerometers-ideal-low-current-applications#comments Products Embedded Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:34:00 +0000 41591 at http://machinedesign.com Modular Multiplexer Connects Up to 250 Devices http://machinedesign.com/embedded/modular-multiplexer-connects-250-devices <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The MSE 1000 modular multiplexer from HEIDENHAIN now features transistor–transistor logic (TTL) and inductive and analog interface modules. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/embedded/modular-multiplexer-connects-250-devices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/embedded/modular-multiplexer-connects-250-devices#comments Products Embedded Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:17:00 +0000 41571 at http://machinedesign.com Haptic Kit Features BLE to Prototype ERM Motors and LRAs http://machinedesign.com/embedded/haptic-kit-features-ble-prototype-erm-motors-and-lras <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Texas Instruments’ Haptic Bluetooth Kit (DRV2605EVM-BT) helps enable designers to prototype eccentric rotating mass (ERM) motor and linear resonant actuator (LRA) haptic affects. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/embedded/haptic-kit-features-ble-prototype-erm-motors-and-lras" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/embedded/haptic-kit-features-ble-prototype-erm-motors-and-lras#comments Products Embedded Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:38:00 +0000 41521 at http://machinedesign.com 1.7 kV SiC Half Bridge Module Simplifies Two-Level Topologies http://machinedesign.com/embedded/17-kv-sic-half-bridge-module-simplifies-two-level-topologies <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cree’s all-silicon carbide (SiC) 1.7 kV half-bridge module has 8 mΩ on-resistance and is encased in a standard 62-mm housing. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/embedded/17-kv-sic-half-bridge-module-simplifies-two-level-topologies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/embedded/17-kv-sic-half-bridge-module-simplifies-two-level-topologies#comments Products Embedded Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:18:00 +0000 41491 at http://machinedesign.com Transformers Feature Flexible, Open-Frame Design http://machinedesign.com/embedded/transformers-feature-flexible-open-frame-design <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Lighting Ballast Transformer Series from Innovative Power help regulate voltage to start lighting systems and regulate current for efficient operation</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/embedded/transformers-feature-flexible-open-frame-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/embedded/transformers-feature-flexible-open-frame-design#comments Products Embedded Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:52:00 +0000 41481 at http://machinedesign.com XML and its Weight Problem http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/xml-and-its-weight-problem <div class="field-byline"> John Rinaldi </div> <div class="field-deck"> Due to its weight and price, JSON offers an alternative to XML when transporting data. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">XML has been touted as THE solution for a long time now. And in the IT world, XML solved a very difficult problem that a lot of people struggled with for a long time. One of the biggest problem was, of course, byte ordering</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/xml-and-its-weight-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/xml-and-its-weight-problem#comments Contributing Technical Experts Embedded Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:17:00 +0000 40871 at http://machinedesign.com Design for Real-Time Control: Embedded Computing on Multicore Processors http://machinedesign.com/embedded/design-real-time-control-embedded-computing-multicore-processors <div class="field-byline"> Kim Hartman, TenAsys Corp. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Not all virtualization approaches will work when it comes to controlling machines with today’s advanced computing platforms. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Modern multicore processors use special operating systems called hypervisors that simplify the task of writing software that may run on multiple computing machines. Here are the basics of this “virtualization” that apply when creating programs for machine control. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/embedded/design-real-time-control-embedded-computing-multicore-processors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/embedded/design-real-time-control-embedded-computing-multicore-processors#comments Embedded Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:22:00 +0000 39821 at http://machinedesign.com Low Power PIC MCU with Integrated Crypto Engine from Microchip Technology http://machinedesign.com/low-power-pic-mcu-integrated-crypto-engine-microchip-technology <div class="node-body link-body">Machine Design’s Editor in Chief, Lee Teschler, sat down with Alexis Alcott from Microchip Technology to take a look at a demo of their PIC24F “GB2” MCU, which features a built-in crypto engine. The system, which also incorporates their RN4020 Bluetooth module, would be ideal for applications which require low power and data protection, such as security systems, IoT sensor nodes, and wearable electronics.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://machinedesign.com/site-files/machinedesign.com/files/LowPowerPICVideoPromo.jpg?1405025410" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/low-power-pic-mcu-integrated-crypto-engine-microchip-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Embedded Thu, 10 Jul 2014 20:47:00 +0000 39161 at http://machinedesign.com Thermal Management and Circuit-Board Materials http://machinedesign.com/embedded/thermal-management-and-circuit-board-materials <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Berquist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What is thermal clad and what is its role in thermal management on circuit boards? Why does thermal clad use either copper or</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/embedded/thermal-management-and-circuit-board-materials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/embedded/thermal-management-and-circuit-board-materials#comments Design FAQs Embedded Mon, 07 Jul 2014 19:34:00 +0000 39031 at http://machinedesign.com Designing the Instrument Cluster on the 2015 Ford F-150 http://machinedesign.com/designing-instrument-cluster-2015-ford-f-150 <div class="node-body link-body">Cary Diehl, Human Factors Engineer at Ford, shows some of the processes they used and the considerations they had for vehicle operators when designing the instrument cluster on the 2015 Ford F-150 truck. </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://machinedesign.com/site-files/machinedesign.com/files/Designing%20the%20Instrument%20Cluster%20on%20the%202015%20Ford%20F-150.jpg?1404743989" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/designing-instrument-cluster-2015-ford-f-150" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Automotive Embedded Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:38:00 +0000 39021 at http://machinedesign.com