Cypress – PSoC Creator 4.2


PSoC Creator is Cypress’ intuitive Integrated Design Environment (IDE) that enables concurrent hardware and firmware editing, compiling and debugging of PSoC MCUs. Applications are created using schematic capture and over 150 pre-verified, production-ready peripheral components. New in PSoC Creator 4.2 PSoC 6 Support PSoC Creator 4.2 provides support for Cypress’ newest IoT game-changer: The PSoC® […]

Cypress – Kit with E-ink display enables evaluation of PSoC 6 MCU architecture


The PSoC® 6 BLE Pioneer Kit from Cypress Semiconductor is a low-cost hardware platform for users of the PSoC 63 Connectivity Line System-on-Chip (SoC). The kit is the ideal resource for designers who want to evaluate the PSoC 6, Cypress’s new microcontroller architecture featured on page 3, which includes the PSoC 60 Value Line, PSoC […]

NXP – Computing at the edge: a new model for connected embedded systems


Cloud computing provides a new model for the operation of embedded systems, drawing on the advantages that virtualisation, massive scale and platform service models can offer. While cloud systems are flexible, they also impose a limitation: the workload they carry must not be too sensitive to network latency or restricted bandwidth. For applications in which […]

NXP – Quad-core processor with multiple communications interfaces meets requirements of high-speed networked applications


The QorIQ LS1046A processor from NXP Semiconductors offers an impressive level of data-handling performance while providing interfaces for the most widely used high-speed communications protocols. The LS1046A’s high data-processing performance is enabled by its four 64-bit ARM® Cortex®-A72 cores combined with a packet- processing acceleration engine and a 2Mbyte L2 cache. It achieves performance of […]

STMicroelectronics – Digital controller for wireless battery charging supports 15W applications


The STWBC-EP from STMicroelectronics, is a digital controller for wireless battery charger transmitters which enables implementation of the Extended Power Profile (EPP) in Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) 1.2-certified applications supplying up to 15W. The STWBC-EP offers the most flexible and efficient solution for controlling power transfer to a wireless power receiver in smartphones and tablets […]