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5 Benefits to replacing analog components with DSP software

The IoT is unleashing an unimaginable number of connected devices, many of which are sensor systems that are designed to sense and interact with the world around them. The world around us is analog and analog sensors are often used to provide the sensing mechanism to the microcontroller. Analog circuits are often big, bulky and … Continue reading 5 Benefits to replacing analog components with DSP software

5 Technologies Embedded System Engineers Should Master in 2019

Happy New Year! Another year is here and with it are many opportunities for embedded systems developers. As the new year starts, there are many interesting technologies that are going to be shaping the way systems are designed in 2019 and beyond. Let’s quickly examine the top five technologies that developers should be mastering or … Continue reading 5 Technologies Embedded System Engineers Should Master in 2019

5 Tips for Accelerating Embedded System Design

If there is one constant through-out the embedded system industry, it’s that our delivery timelines are yesterday. The demand for advances in embedded systems and for the latest and greatest widget put a constant pressure on designers to deliver as fast as possible. Let’s examine five foundational tips for accelerating embedded system design. Tip #1 … Continue reading 5 Tips for Accelerating Embedded System Design

CEC – Securing IoT Devices using arm TrustZone

One of the greatest challenges facing developers creating connected systems is securing their devices.  In the good old disconnected days, developers only had to concern themselves with physical tampering but today, systems are also vulnerable to remote attacks that can result in device cloning, repurposing, intellectual property theft, data manipulation and many other potential issues. … Continue reading CEC – Securing IoT Devices using arm TrustZone

7 Tips for Getting Started with TrustZone for MCU’s

The new Armv8-M architecture from arm® with its Cortex®-M23 and Cortex®-M33 processors is quickly gaining steam in the industry. The Armv8-M architecture includes a new security extension known as TrustZone that will revolutionize and forever change the way that embedded software developers create microcontroller-based systems. Below are my top seven tips to help you get … Continue reading 7 Tips for Getting Started with TrustZone for MCU’s