Category Archives: Embedded Software

FPGA vs. Microcontroller, what to choose?

18/01/2021, hardwarebee

This article provides a comparison between FPGA vs. Microcontroller. We did the comparison between FPGA vs. Microcontroller by looking into their differences and similarities in terms of architecture, cost, performance, application, programmability technology, power consumption, processing capability and usability in the real-time world.
 
FPGA vs. Microcontroller
 
FPGA and

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MCU Capex to Account for 14% of Total IC Capex in 2020

10/12/2020, hardwarebee

IC Insights is updating its comprehensive forecasts and analyses of the IC industry for its 24th edition of The McClean Report, which will be released in January 2021.  Included in the report is a historical review of capital spending and forecast spending rates for leading IC product categories.
 
Following spending

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Microprocessor (MPU) Sales By Application 2020

11/09/2020, hardwarebee

Total microprocessor (MPU) sales are forecast to grow 1.4% in 2020 to nearly $79.3 billion, following a 2.4% decline in 2019, which was the first revenue drop in the worldwide MPU market in 10 years, according to data released in IC Insights’ Mid-Year Update to the 2020 McClean Report.   The mid-year forecast

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How to Select an Embedded CPU?

16/04/2020, hardwarebee

When it comes to the selection of a CPU for any given embedded system, you need to be very clear about three questions: who should select the CPU, when it should be selected, and how you will select the right one for your system in particular? Let’s explore each of

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Application processor: Market Overview and Forecast

01/04/2020, hardwarebee

MARKET DYNAMICS:
 

2019 APU[1] market closed with total revenue of $31B.
Seasonally weak Q1-20 expected to remain above $7B even as COVID-19 stresses the supply chain.
Cost & ASP[2] declines at ~20% per year through 2021; slowing to ~10% per year for 2022+.
Embedding processor cores specifically for AI[3] acceleration will

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What is an Embedded Software Company?

30/03/2020, hardwarebee

Embedded software is basically a computer software that does not go in a computer- it is instead used for the purpose of programming in a device or product that is not a PC. Its function is to give the designer control over the operations and functionality of that particular piece

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Unleash a world of smart possibilities with iWave and Crank

05/03/2020, hardwarebee

iWave Systems, a global leader in embedded system and cutting edge solutions, has partnered with Crank Software Inc., to support vibrant and rich graphics representation on the powerful i.MX 8 series System on Modules and SBC boards.
 
Powered by the NXP i.MX8 application processors, the SOM and SBC are optimized

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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS support for iWave’s i.MX8QM SMARC SOM and SBC Products

15/02/2020, hardwarebee

The Debian based open-source Linux distribution Ubuntu finds its wide use across Desktop, Servers, Containers and now in IoT and cloud applications. Being very secure and its OpenStack support, it is further getting adapted widely in high end embedded computing applications as well.
 
iWave systems rich i.MX8 System on

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iWave Systems Introduces a SOM based on ZU19EG / ZU17EG / ZU11EG Xilinx ZynQ UltraScale+ MPSOC

19/12/2019, hardwarebee

iWave Systems introduces a powerful SOM (System on Module) with six heterogeneous ARM processor cores (four 64-bit ARM Cortex-A53 and two 32-bit ARM Cortex-R5 Cores), an ARM Mali-400 MP2 GPU, and a big chunk of the latest-generation UltraScale+ programmable logic cells scaling all the way to 1 million. Designed a

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iWave’s Expertise in Linux OTA (Over the Air) Update on Embedded Platforms

25/11/2019, hardwarebee

Have you ever checked your smartphone or your IoT device and received an alert for software updates? All you have to do is to simply accept the update when you have the network connectivity and the rest will be taken care of automatically by the software. Isn’t it simply amazing

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