Tips, Tricks and Best Practices, so What’s the Deal?

The advancements in chip, sensor and wireless technologies over the past decade have resulted in exponential increases in system complexity that create unique challenges for development teams. While systems today are more feature rich, teams struggle to deliver quality solutions that easily scale, can be delivered on-time and within budget. This is where tips, tricks … Continue reading Tips, Tricks and Best Practices, so What’s the Deal?

3 Tips for Delivering Software Projects On-Time Every Time

Delivering embedded systems on-time is a struggle for many developers and teams. From time-to-time, I’ve struggled with delivering on-time as well. I think it’s part of the human condition or at least the software developers’ condition. After some consideration, I’ve realized that there are generally 3 tips that can be followed to improve the chances … Continue reading 3 Tips for Delivering Software Projects On-Time Every Time

CEC – Machine Learning Application Design using STM32 MCUs

Machine learning is quickly finding applications in the microcontroller space. Machine learning is a completely different paradigm in application development. In this course, we will explore how to get starting with machine learning on a microcontroller and how to meld it with the traditional application design methodologies. Registration and Playback located here (May require login to access) … Continue reading CEC – Machine Learning Application Design using STM32 MCUs

Tools – STM32Cube.AI

Machine Learning has the embedded systems industry buzzing as new tools and capabilities become available for us developers to implement in our systems. Machine Learning on Arm Cortex-M type microcontrollers is still relatively new, but there are some very interesting tools available that make it easier for developers to integrate a trained model into their … Continue reading Tools – STM32Cube.AI

Book Review: TinyML – Machine Learning with TensorFlow Lite

Authors: Pete Warden and Daniel Situnayake Published: January 2020 Target Audience: Any embedded developer looking to get started with Machine Learning. Jacob’s Rating: 5+ Stars Book Link: https://www.oreilly.com/library/view/tinyml/9781492052036/ We live in a data centric world, whether that data is used to track and predict weather patterns, web traffic or analyze sensor results. The amount of data … Continue reading Book Review: TinyML – Machine Learning with TensorFlow Lite

Celebrating the Microprocessors 50th Birthday

Happy 50th Birthday to the microprocessor! This month, 50 years ago, the first microprocessor became commercially available, the Intel 4004. This little 4-bit processor launched a revolution that has not only kept electrical and software engineers busy, but has completely revolutionized, well, everything! It’s quite interesting that the original intent for the 4004 processor was … Continue reading Celebrating the Microprocessors 50th Birthday