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Configurable Microcontroller Solutions to Counter Obsolescence

Desin & Elektronik 2012

Configurable Microcontroller Solutions to Counter Obsolescence (download PDF)

The gap between the product lifecycle of Embedded Systems and semiconductor components keeps widening which makes parts obsolescence or end-of-life notices a growing threat to a project.


 

Altera System Design Paper

Provisioning Analog I/O in Configurable Systems

Altera’s symposium on electronic system design (visit website)

Techniques to implement both analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog converters in FPGAs.


Fully Integrated FPGA-based configurable Motor Control

Embedded World 2012

Fully Integrated FPGA-based configurable Motor Control (download PDF)

Analog-to-digital conversion (ADC) and digital-to-analog conversion (DAC) are used to implement a fully integrated FPGA-based configurable controller for brushless DC motors .


 

Safety Integrity Level Compliant Programmable System Design

Embedded World 2012

Safety Integrity Level Compliant Programmable System Design (download PDF)

Programmable logic devices have a special place concerning Functional Safety because they have characteristics of hardware as well as of software.


 

Managing Latency and Bandwidth in HW/SW Co-Processing

Embedded World 2012

Managing Latency and Bandwidth in HW/SW Co-Processing (download PDF)

Metrics and experimental results to guide embedded system engineers during system architecture design and implementation on exemplary embedded platforms combining Intel Atom CPU with modern FPGA.


ESC 2011 Boston

Multi-Core and Real-Time - Making It Work

Embedded Systems Conference 2011 in Boston (download PDF)

Advanced hardware / software partitioning to map real-time functionality into dedicated programmable hardware.


Elektronik Praxis 17/08/2011

SBC auf Xilinx-FPGA: Es geht auch ohne Motherboard

Elektronik Praxis 17/08/2011 (visit website, german)

Ein kompletter Single-Board-Computer mit SATA lässt sich mittlerweile in einem einzigen FPGA-Baustein implementieren. Die hohe Gatterdichte moderner PLDs macht's möglich.


Integration of ADC / DAC in FPGA-based Microcontrollers

Integration of ADC / DAC in FPGA-based Microcontrollers

D&E Entwicklerforum Ludwigsburg 2011 (download PDF)

Implementation of parametrizable Sigma-Delta Modulators inside Altera Cyclone IV devices can extend FPGA-based embedded microcontrollers with analog I/O.


 

Xilinx XCELL Journal Issue 74

Look Ma, No Motherboard!

Xilinx XCELL Journal, Issue 74, 2011 (download PDF)

XCellence in Industrial: How Missing Link Electronics and ASICS.ws put a full single-board computer with SATA into a Xilinx FPGA.


DAC Knowledge Center

Design Choices for Cyber-Physical Systems

Design Automation Conference - Knowledge Center (visit website)

Design choices for closed-loop Real-Time Control Systems, a special kind of Cyber-Physical Systems, to overcome the challenges of managing time and concurrency in the computational part.