Category Archives: Embedded Software

Embedded Systems Applications Overview

28/05/2019, hardwarebee

We are living today in an era where technological advancements are focused on making lives easier and efficient. Electronic products are the new normal for us. Be it at work or in your own house, it is a part of your routine to make use of electronic products.
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Introduction to Watchdog Timer

14/05/2019, hardwarebee

A watchdog timer is a piece of hardware that is constantly monitoring whether the processor is acting properly, and if it detects any anomalies it resets the processor. A watchdog timer is installed in almost every embedded system today, and it’s a mandatory solution especially in products whereas a human

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Introduction to Power on Reset Circuit

12/05/2019, hardwarebee

A power on reset circuit is responsible for generating resetting signals whenever power is supplied to a given electrical device. In such manner, you can determine a known state in which the device always powers up or starts operating.

The risk in not having a power on

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Infineon, Xilinx and Xylon team up for new microcontroller solutions in safety-critical applications

25/02/2019, hardwarebee

In order to provide more flexibility in how to use safety microcontrollers in automotive and industrial applications, Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) cooperates with Xilinx Inc. and Xylon, d.o.o.. At the Embedded World trade fair 2019, they present a new Xylon IP core called logiHSSL. It enables high-speed communication between Infineon’s AURIX™

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Top 7 Microcontroller Companies

08/02/2019, hardwarebee

A microcontroller is a chip that consists of a CPU and additional functionally such as FLASH, I/O controller, A/D, etc. Microcontrollers first appeared at the 70’s. Developers of microcontrollers came up with an idea to combine the processor, memory, ROM and peripherals inside one case, which looks like an ordinary chip. Since then, the

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The Pros and Cons of Outsourcing Embedded Software Development

15/04/2018, hardwarebee

Outsourcing has become one of the most popular ways for many businesses to get their work completed faster and with better quality and lower price. In embedded software development, outsourcing has become quite popular as well, allowing many companies to complete more work in less time which grows their profits

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