Videos / Podcasts
June - 2014
- GE AXIS Middleware for Mixed Architecture Signal Processing
Our AXIS software provides libraries for signal processing and inter-processor communications along with graphical tools to facilitate system visualization and rapid prototyping.
- The Future of Thermal Management
At GE Intelligent Platforms, we understand that one of the greatest challenges involved in developing cutting edge defense systems is keeping advanced electronics cool.
- Switch between DisplayPort and HDMI port using a single video switch while maintaining signal integrity over a cable length of 30 meters
Pericom provides a complete solution of video signal path in Notebook and Docking Station designs with Video Switch and ReDrivers. Pericom's Video Switch enables switching between DisplayPort and HDMI ports. Pericom's Video ReDrivers comply to a DP 1.2 and HDMI 2.0 standards and are capable of maintaining signal integrity over a cable length up to 30 meters.
- Why IP Providers Need the New 1149.1/JTAG
Intellitech's CEO CJ Clark explains why the latest JTAG update brings much needed capabilities to IP providers and IC developers alike.
- Expert-Integrated COM Design-in Services , Advantech(EN)
Advantech Expert-Integrated COM Design-in Services
May - 2014
- Pericom Video Switch and Signal Integrity Solution
Pericom provides a complete solution of video signal path in Notebook and Docking Station designs with Video Switch and ReDrivers. Pericom's Video Switch enable switching between DisplayPort and HDMI ports. Pericom's Video ReDriver comply to a DP 1.2 and HDMI 2.0 standards and are capable of maintaining signal integrity over a cable length up to 30 meters.
- Pericom USB 3.0 ReDriver Performance
This is a video showing the performance of the Pericom USB 3.0 ReDriver. The advent of high-speed, serial-differential protocols like the PCIe operating at 2.5Gbps data rates and above, system designers are forced to confront the challenges of maintaining eye-pattern signal integrity at the receiver end-points.
- DEMO from EE Live! 2014: 8-bit MCU runs inductive cooktop demo
8-bit MCU runs inductive cooktop demo. Microchip's Greg Robinson, 8-bit MCU director, shows Extension Media's Chris A. Ciufo the new PIC16F170X/171X in a "smart" kitchen. This device not only takes the heat...it controls it!
- 8-bit MCUs Keep Getting Better With "Intelligent Analog" Features
8-bit MCUs just keep getting better and more integrated. Extension Media's Chris A. Ciufo interviews Microchip's 8-bit MCU guru Greg Robinson. Among the new "intelligent analog" PIC16F170X/171X family's best features: two internal Op Amps and Zero Cross Detect--both analog features reduce board space and BOM cost. 10-bit ADC and 8-bit DACs plus a programmable pin crossbar make these 8-bangers some of the most innovative in the market.
- MCP3421 Weight Scale Demonstration Board
The MCP3421 Weight Scale Demo Board video shows the functionality and operation of the MCP3421 Weight Scale Demo Board (MCP3421DM-WS). This demo board allows the user to evaluate the performance of the MCP3421 low-power, 18-bit Delta-Sigma ADC, with various gain settings, in an electronic weight scale design.
- Microchip Introduces World's First Programmable USB2 Controller
Microchip Technology Introduces World's First Programmable USB2 Controller Hubs; Adds Simultaneous Support for USB2 and HSIC, Low-Power Modes
- MSC C6B-8S Type 6 COM Express Module
The MSC C6B-8S module is based on Intel's 4th generation of Core™ processors which bring a significant gain in computing and graphics performance compared to their predecessors. Various Core-i3, i5, i7 and Celeron processors are supported by this design. Next to an extensive set of interfaces and features, the MSC C6B-8S offers turbo boost capabilities for CPU and graphics controller, accelerated video encoding/decoding and hardware-based security compliant to the requirements of TCG (Trusted Computing Group). The Type 6 pin-out allows direct access to the latest digital display interfaces like DisplayPort, HDMI and DVI. USB 3.0 interfaces support the fasted peripheral devices currently available.
April - 2014
- Connect your embedded application to a Bluetooth mobile device the “B-Smart” way.
Geof's Lab, Installment #4: In this video, Anaren Integrated Radio (AIR) team member Geof Cohler walks you through setting up your A2541 B-Smart BoosterPack kit (AIR for Bluetooth SMART / BLE applications). Along the way, he'll touch on: kit contents; how to prepare your BoosterPack and TI LaunchPad hardware for use with the Emmoco software; how to set up and account at and download the necessary software from Emmoco's Em-hub portal; installing and initiating the software; and more.
- Imec’s mm Wave Motion Sensing Technology
Motion sensing applications with mm wave technology at Imec is the topic of this interview between Liesbet Van der Perre, Imec Program Director of Wireless Communication, and John Blyler, VP and CCO at Extension Media.
January - 2014
- Hot News: How the NSA might be hacking iPhones; aka "The Militarization of the Internet"
As recently reported by Engadget, recently leaked documents dating to 2008 show the NSA has created methods to hack iPhones. Apple has recently vehmently denied knowledge of this and plans on doing some digging of its own.
December - 2013
- Mentor’s Wally Rhines – Learning Curve; Golden 28nm, IoT Innovation and Systems Engineering
Wally Rhines, Chairman and CEO of Mentor Graphics, talks about Moore's Law in light of the Learning Curve; 28nm as the golden node; critical need for IoT innovations; and why systems engineering often fails.
November - 2013
- DS-5 Altera Edition: FPGA-adaptive Linux Kernel Debug and Trace
This video demonstrates how to use DS-5 Altera Edition to do some Linux kernel and driver debugging and trace using an Altera SoC Development board. It shows how DS-5's powerful FPGA-adaptive debugging makes easy to interact with the peripheral registers of the custom FPGA hardware. It shows how to debug the kernel both before and after the MMU is enabled.
- DS-5 Altera Edition: Bare-metal Debug and Trace
This video demonstrates how easy it is to use DS-5 Altera Edition to connect to and control a Altera SoC Development board and to build and do some initial bare-metal (no OS) debugging and tracing using it.
- DS-5 Altera Edition Toolchain
ARM DS-5 Altera Edition is customized version of ARM's flagship software development tool suite, DS-5, for Altera SoC FPGA users. This short video shows how the toolkit brings together hardware and software domains, making it very easy for engineers to debug and optimize across the CPU and FPGA logic.
October - 2013
- PIC® MCU Integrates 16-bit ADC, 10 Msps ADC, DAC, USB and LCD
Microchip’s new PIC24FJ128GC010 family of microcontrollers offering an analog system on a chip that integrates a full analog signal chain, including Microchip’s first ever on-chip precision 16-bit ADC and 10 Msps 12-bit ADC, plus a DAC and dual operational amplifiers (op amps), along with eXtreme Low Power (XLP) technology for extended battery life in portable medical and industrial applications.
- PIC24F GC Intelligent Analog Integration
The PIC24F "GC" family integrates advanced analog features like 16-bit ADC, 12-bit 10 Msps ADC, Dual DAC, Dual OpAmps along with Low Power, USB and LCD. This integration creates an MCU perfect for portable medical and industrial applications.
- PIC24F “GC” Based Blood Pressure Meter Demonstration
The PIC24FJ128GC010 powers a blood pressure meter demonstration that utilizes the integrated Intelligent Analog.
- Application Rewind
This video shows how you can slash your development time by reverse debugging Linux and Android applications on your target hardware using the Application Rewind feature in ARM DS-5™. End the frustration of tracking down hard-to-find non-deterministic bugs caused by race conditions, size mismatches and deadlocks. Simply step back through your application execution history or set watchpoints and run back to them.
- ARM DS-5 Streamline - Events-based profiling
Learn how to use ARM DS-5™ Streamline to find out which processes, threads, functions, and even source code lines are slowing down your Linux/Android system by generating excessive number of CPU performance events such as cache misses and branch mispredictions.
- Using ARM Streamline on Beaglebone Black
This video will show you how to use ARM Streamline on Beaglebone Black running Linux to analyze which processes, threads and functions are consuming the most CPU time. Developers can use this information to identify the hotspots and bottlenecks so they can fix these problems.
- Application Rewind in DS-5
This video from Joe Alderson shows an amazing new feature in DS-5 called Application Rewind. Now you can do reverse debugging in Linux and Android applications on your target hardware using the Application Rewind feature in ARM DS-5™. I'm sure we've all had those frustrating moments when working on our code. Bugs appear in our code out of nowhere that are hard to track down, hard-to-find and non-deterministic. Sometimes these bugs are caused by race conditions, size mismatches and deadlocks. Now we can simply step back through our application execution history or set watchpoints and run back to the source of the bug.
August - 2013
- Rip Van Winkle Bluetooth Low Energy Wakes Up, Then Sleeps Again
Bluetooth Low Energy (LE, or BLE, or Smart) is all about sending and receiving data just like any other Bluetooth device, but doing so using much less power. It's ideally suited for M2M applications where a device wakes up, transmits or receives data, then goes back to sleep. The Bluetooth SIG specifies myriad application profiles from healthcare ("Blood Pressure Profile") to Sports and Fitness. At the recent DESIGN West 2013 conference, editor-in-chief Chris A. Ciufo got the lowdown on Laird's new BL600 Bluetooth LE Smart modules.
- Two Reasons Why Auto-Adaptive Equalization is Critical to Transceiver Design
Systems with high speed serial links often have serial channels which result in signal distortion described as insertion loss, reflection, cross-talk, and other channel impairments. Receiver equalization can help compensate for such channel-driven losses and distortions, but link tuning and bring-up can be non-trivial even for the most experienced transceiver and signal integrity specialists. In this video, you'll learn how Xilinx FPGAs with fully auto-adaptive equalization is critical to high speed transceiver design and enables system designers to get their systems up and running quickly.
- Comprehensive Experimental Analyses of Automotive Attack Surfaces
Cars can be hacked; connected cars with Bluetooth or cellular, even more so. "Comprehensive Experimental Analyses of Automotive Attack Surfaces". Stephen Checkoway of the University of California, San Diego presents a seminal refereed paper at the 20th USENIX Security Symposium in August 2011. This video will shock and frighten you at the same time, but if you're an embedded developer--it should wake you up to start taking security seriously. (Note the digital speedometer info display hack 5 seconds into the briefing!)
July - 2013
- Create a USB 2.0 Complex Match and Trigger Output with the Beagle USB 5000 v2 Analyzer
The Beagle USB 5000 v2 SuperSpeed Protocol Analyzer is the flagship of Total Phase's Beagle USB protocol analyzer line. This high-performance tool is packed with interactive and flexible features for USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 analysis, including simultaneous USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 monitoring and match/action triggering and filtering capabilities.