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

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

Getting Started using Arm® TrustZone® for Cortex®-M Processors

TrustZone for Cortex-M processors is on the way! There has already been an announcement from Nuvoton that they will be releasing the worlds first Cortex-M23 processor, the Cortex-M2351, that will include support for Arm TrustZone. The problem for many IoT developers though is that they are ready to start learning TrustZone now but don’t have … Continue reading Getting Started using Arm® TrustZone® for Cortex®-M Processors

Amazon FreeRTOS: Behind the Scenes

I recently wrote an article for embedded.com entitled “A Peek Inside Amazon FreeRTOS” where I started to analyze the high-level behavior that the Amazon FreeRTOS application exhibits while running on an STM32F475 IoT Discovery Node. In this post, I will continue the analysis by demonstrating how a developer can follow the communication flow and examine … Continue reading Amazon FreeRTOS: Behind the Scenes