Industrial

  • Calling all Makers: Deadline Submission Approaching for PSoC Pioneer Challenge

    Attention makers – we’ve got a challenge for you that will not only allow you to unleash your creative juices, but it could lead you to a free trip to Maker Faire next month! We’re looking for your innovative prototype submissions for the Internet of Things using the PSoC 4 BLE Pioneer Kit from Cypress.

  • IoT Takes Center Stage at Embedded World 2015

    Last week, more than 900 exhibitors and 25,000 visitors gathered in Nuremburg, Germany at Embedded World 2015 to discuss, debate and share insights and solutions on the current trends and future challenges for embedded system technologies. Spansion was very excited to be a part of the show, presenting two different sessions and exhibiting on the

  • Spansion Puts the Focus on Power Management at Energy Harvesting & Storage USA

      Last week at Energy Harvesting & Storage USA, I gave a presentation titled, “Energy-Harvesting Devices Replace Batteries in IoT Sensors” to a packed audience. Hosted by IDTechEx, the conference covered energy harvesting technologies, case studies and markets, ranging from consumer electronics and sensors all the way to vehicles, building and industrial automation. It was

  • Spansion’s Energy Harvesting, HyperFlash and HyperBus Technology Recognized by Leading Embedded Publications

    This was an exciting week for Spansion, with news the company was awarded not one, not two, but three embedded honors from EDN and Electronic Design. Each year, EDN and Electronic Design release the Hot 100 Products and the Best of 2014 lists, respectively, representing innovative solutions and products driving the analog, communications, digital, embedded

  • Spansion’s New Industrial-grade e.MMC NAND for Embedded

    This week, Spansion announced a new industrial-grade e.MMC family of products for embedded systems.  As you know, Spansion launched our SLC NAND products for embedded applications in 2012.  Since then, we’ve developed a strong customer base for our SLC NAND solutions and we’ve seen a growing need for an embedded focused mass storage solution at

  • Spansion® Traveo™ MCUs – 2D Graphics Demonstration for Automotive Information Systems

    SAE Convergence Conference & Exhibition brings together technology leaders from around the globe to show, see and discuss the latest in electronics systems and issues critical to mobility electronics implementation. In this video taken last week at SAE Convergence 2014 in Detroit, Sven Natus, senior marketing manager for Spansion Automotive MCUs, provides an overview of

  • Embedded Planet Designs with Spansion

    Earlier this year at the Freescale Technology Forum, Spansion caught up with Price David, a senior design engineer for Embedded Planet. As a leading single board computer and embedded systems solutions provider, the company offers a full range of technology to meet the needs of OEM providers in the networking, military, industrial and medical markets.

  • Join Spansion at ARM TechCon 2014

    Next week, Spansion and fellow chip designers, system implementation engineers and software developers will gather in Santa Clara, Calif. for ARM TechCon 2014. Now in its 10th year, the conference delivers an at-the-forefront comprehensive forum intended to ignite the development and optimization of future ARM-based embedded products.  Attendees will have the opportunity to learn from

  • Your Washing Machine Just Got a Whole Lot Smarter

    Smart appliances have been a big theme at several major tradeshows this year. At CES, for example, we saw LG debut its HomeChat technology that enables consumers to send text messages using their appliances. Samsung also had a host of smart appliances on display, from microwaves to dishwashers and everything in between. A few months

  • Bye Bye Batteries: Unleashing the Real Power of the IoT

    There’s something holding back the Internet of Things (IoT) and it’s not imagination, technology or consumer interest. It’s power. I predict there would be billions of sensors at the heart of the billions of intelligent connected devices in use today if these devices didn’t have to rely on some form of battery for power. That’s a problem. Batteries are costly, toxic