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Arduino Projects for the Internet of Things - Experiments with Real-World Applications

Gain a strong foundation of Arduino-based device development, from which you can go in any direction according to your specific development needs and desires. You will build Arduino-powered devices for everyday use, and then connect those devices to the Internet. You will be introduced to the building blocks of the Internet of Things (IoT), and then deploy those [...]

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Building Sensor Networks With Arduino, Raspberry Pi, And XBee Radio Modules

Beginning Sensor Networks with Arduino and Raspberry Pi teaches you how to build sensor networks with Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and XBee radio modules, and even shows you how to turn your Raspberry Pi into a MySQL database server to store your sensor data! First you will learn about the different types of sensors and sensor networks, including how to build a [...]

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Compact Data Logger For Fleet Management Supports Four CAN Bus Interfaces

Ipetronik (Germany) introduced their µCros SL, a data-logger developed for fleet testing purposes. The device is equipped with four Classical CAN measurement inputs and provides Wake-on-CAN function.The IP40-rated data-logger comes in a gold-anodized plastic and aluminum enclosure, and it can be used to monitor specific networks and ECUs. Due to the compact design, the logger can be [...]

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MicroPython - Embedded IoT Programming with Microcontrollers and Python

MicroPython is an implementation of the Python 3 programming language that also includes a small subset of the Python standard libraries. MicroPython has been specifically designed for use with microcontrollers such as the ESP8266 and other small development boards. It is an exciting time to get involved with MicroPython for programming microcontrollers and embedded systems. This practical guide [...]

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Linux Device Drivers Development: Customized Drivers For Embedded Linux

The Linux kernel is a complex, portable, modular and widely used piece of software, running on around 80% of servers and embedded systems in more than half of devices throughout the world. Device drivers play a critical role in how well a Linux system performs. As Linux has turned out to be one of the most [...]

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Automotive Multi-service IoT Edge Gateway With Two CAN Bus Ports And LTE Connectivity

Eurotech announced the release of their DynaGATE 10-06, a Multi-service IoT Edge Gateway that has been designed to deliver LTE connectivity with 2/3G fallback for automotive and lightly rugged applications. Based on the NXP i.MX 6UltraLite Cortex-A7 processor family with 512MB of RAM, 4GB of eMMC and a user-accessible microSD slot, the DynaGATE 10-06 is a low power [...]

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Single-Board Computer With 7th Generation Intel Core Processor Plus WiFi, Bluetooth For IIoT Applications

AAEON, a developer of embedded controllers, announced the launch of their PICO-KBU4, an expandable Single-Board Computer (SBC) with the capacity to open up the drone market for x86 embedded controllers. Fitted with a  7th Generation Intel Core processor (Kaby Lake) and featuring up to 16GB DDR4 SODIMM memory, the PICO-KBU4 has the computing power to handle applications previously [...]

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CAN Bus (Controller Area Network) Projects with ARM Cortex M3 and Arduino Uno

This book details the use of the ARM Cortex-M family of processors and the Arduino Uno in practical CAN bus based projects. Inside, it gives a detailed introduction to the architecture of the Cortex-M family whilst providing examples of popular hardware and software development kits. Using these kits helps to simplify the embedded design cycle [...]

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Teensy-Based CAN FD Demo Board With 2.8" TFT LCD

SK Pang Electronics has introduced their CAN FD demo board with 2.8" TFT LCD. It is based on Microchip’s MCP2517 stand-alone CAN FD controller. The demo board features the Teensy 3.6 plug-in module by Sparkfun. The CAN FD port is realized using the Microchip MCP2517FD stand-alone CAN FD controller and the MCP2562FD transceiver. The stand-alone controller provides 31 FIFOs, configurable as [...]

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COM Express Type 6 Module Is Designed For Modern IoT Applications

AAEON, a manufacturer of embedded controllers, has released their COM-APLC6, a COM Express Type 6 module. Powered by an Intel Atom E3900 Series processor, the COM-APLC6 is designed for modern Internet-of-Things (IoT) applications. The module features two SODIMM sockets that support DDR3L-ECC memory. The CPU’s graphics capabilities are intended for this controller to be used in medical imaging [...]

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