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framing strategy for STDM

November 21, 2014, 9:43 am

Hi everyone, after evaluating several approaches to schedule activities on a commonly shared bus (see and ) I finally landed in a comfortably deterministic solution, i.e. Synchronous Time Div... Read more »

How to test a TFT with RGB in a simple way

November 19, 2014, 5:39 am

I'm starting a new project that will use a small 4.3 TFT LCD display with resistive touch panel and RGB interface. I never used TFT displays in the past, so I'm not sure what is the best solutio... Read more »

D'uh... (low vision product)

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November 19, 2014, 4:19 am

Sheesh! This has got to be one of the most *obvious* ideas... I picked up an older version of same, recently, and suspect it won't be far from my work table henceforth! Good to see simple appli... Read more »

Interesting question on sci.engr.control

November 18, 2014, 1:22 pm

Title says it -- there's an interesting and on-topic question on the usually-moribund sci.engr.control. I'd love it if that group came to life again, so feel free to go look! (I told the guy to... Read more »

Windows 8 and Help Files

November 15, 2014, 2:26 am

I seem to recall that my older Vista machine didn't work with the old school .chm windows help files. It seems Windows 8 isn't much better. I have a calculator app Excalibur that will pop up a h... Read more »

What is fixed interrupt vector table ?

November 10, 2014, 9:58 am

Processor manual says the following: The fixed interrupt vector table is allocated to the addresses from 0xFFFDC to 0xFFFFF. Therefore, store the start address of each interrupt routine here. Th... Read more »

rate monotonic scheduler + interrupt

November 10, 2014, 9:20 am

Hi everyone, now that I've learned about 'rate monotonic scheduling' (see my previous post here: ) I'd like to understand whether or not on such algorithm I can think about plugging an 'interr... Read more »

Software UART driver

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November 10, 2014, 8:44 am

Hi all, I have tried to look an answer for this on the web, but I mainly got no can do (timing issue). Kernel: 2.6.3x MCU: atmel at91 (9263) the communication does not have to be fast at all (120... Read more »

evaluation of boot execution time

November 10, 2014, 3:58 am

Hi everyone, I'm trying to understand how much time it takes for my system to boot and I define 'booting' as the process from 'cpu reset' to begin of execution of my 'main' program (if a better ... Read more »

bus allocation strategy

November 6, 2014, 8:24 am

Hi everyone, I'm not sure if here's the best place were to talk about this subject and I'd be glad if someone post the message wherever is more appropriate. I'm architecting a system that has a... Read more »

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OpenSource: netpp/DClib universal remote control library for embedded devic...

Hi community, I'd like to announce a first preliminary and free OpenSource release of our device control library (DClib) and its mainly used protocol (network property protocol). What is this? Let me... Read more »


a hobby class on microcontrollers

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I need to think about a class that will include both young and old, all of whom have very little experience but at least the hope of trying to enjoy such a class on microcontrollers without knowing a... Read more »


Zynq devices, boards and suppliers

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I'd like to pick people's brains about aspects of different *suppliers* of Zynq boards. Avnet and Digilent are front-runners, but any info/opinions about other suppliers would be helpful too. ... Read more »


On Home Projects as a Reentry into the Job Market

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I do not -- thank God -- have to reenter the job market. But I've seen a lot of posts recently that start something like: I haven't worked in engineering since 20xx, and I'm (starting)/ (look... Read more »


ARM SBC in arduino form factor?

For a couple of one of a kind projects, I would like to use an ARM controller in a board that could accept (at least some of the) Arduino shields. So far I found the Xduino (status dubious) and the C... Read more »


[ANN] AVRcam v1.1 real-time image processing engine

The AVRcam version 1.1 is a small, low-cost image-processing engine intended to bring a truly affordable and extensible vision platform to a multitude of developers. The AVRcam provides the followin... Read more »


[ANN] LOOPGEN-Fast hardware looping VHDL IPs

The LOOPGEN IP collection provides fast hardware architectures for implementing nested loop structures. The collection comprises of three different architectures (variants), namely: - HWLU, a mix... Read more »


[ANN] XMODZ-Fast modulo reduction VHDL IPs

The XMODZ IP collection provides fast hardware implementations for the modulo computation on integers. The collection comprises of two distinct IP modules, modk for modulo by a fixed integer consta... Read more »


Cheap small LCD Display

Hi For a new design I am looking for cheap LCD modules: 64x64 dots (or more) 16mm x 20mm outline SPI, I2C, parallel, I don't care Backlight The source must be stable, so we don't run into obsolescenc... Read more »


Analyzer of Quality Electrical Energy, with RTOS ( ARM , Driver ADC, lwip ,...

Analyzer of Quality Electrical Energy This desing and develop is constructed whit RTOS (eCos), consists of a ADC of 16NBits with two channels one to capture Current and another one of Voltege, capt... Read more »