Exploring Optical and Magnetic Sensors News & Analysis 6/30/2003 Post a comment Sensors provide the windows through which microprocessor-based systems can observe their environment. Optical and magnetic sensors are used to detect the
presence, absence, or motion of an object. Stuart Ball
looks at these two broad classes of sensors, their applications, and how they interface to processors.
Blog Doing Math in FPGAs Tom Burke 23 comments For a recent project, I explored doing "real" (that is, non-integer) math on a Spartan 3 FPGA. FPGAs, by their nature, do integer math. That is, there's no floating-point ...