I2C Bus Controller News & Analysis 6/26/2003 Post a comment A new parallel to serial interface I2C bus controller introduced by Royal Philips Electronics operates at 400 kHz and at voltages of 3.3V to 2.5 V. Designated PCA9564 it is optimized for interfacing microprocessors (MPUs), microcontrollers (MCUs) and DSPs with multiple I2C devices or SMBus components.
Boards Roll for Embedded PCI-X News & Analysis 6/16/2003 Post a comment The quest for higher performance in embedded applications is pushing systems manufacturers to search for a successor to the PCI Industrial Computer Manufacturers Group's (PICMG's) venerable 1.0 architecture. Vendors in growing numbers are addressing that need with the rollout of single-board computers based on PICMG's new embedded PCI-X
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros and cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight – as are piloted airplanes? Join EE Times' Junko Yoshida as she moderates a panel of drone experts.