Reading USB camera data from a microcontroller

Started by Ivan Nathvalski in comp.arch.embedded12 years ago 8 replies

Can some USB, microcontroller expert advise me how can a USB webcam be interfaced with a microcontroller (PIC, ATMega, etc) so that we can...

Can some USB, microcontroller expert advise me how can a USB webcam be interfaced with a microcontroller (PIC, ATMega, etc) so that we can capture image frames (low speed, low res) with the microcontroller?


Microchip Introduces 12-bit Flash Microcontroller at $0.49 !!!!

Started by Bill Giovino in comp.arch.embedded13 years ago 9 replies

Microchip has introduced - get this, gang - a 6-PIN MICROCONTROLLER! It's got some flash, and a comparator. You can examine it...

Microchip has introduced - get this, gang - a 6-PIN MICROCONTROLLER! It's got some flash, and a comparator. You can examine it here: http://microcontroller.com/news/Microchip_PIC10F.asp - Bill Giovino Executive Editor http://Microcontroller.com


SAB167CR-LM

Started by Anonymous in comp.arch.embedded12 years ago 7 replies

Hello Everyone, I recently inherited a design based on Infineon C167 microcontroller with Rigel Reads 3.1 software to program it. I have never...

Hello Everyone, I recently inherited a design based on Infineon C167 microcontroller with Rigel Reads 3.1 software to program it. I have never done any microcontroller programming before and since this doesnt seem to be very popular microcontroller, there is not much I could find on the net. There were a couple of books on it but I believe they are in german only. However I have to work on i...


Two Ethernet MACs in a new DualCore ARM Microcontroller

Started by Bill Giovino in comp.arch.embedded11 years ago 32 replies

DualCore has introduced a monster - two ARMs, two 10/100 Ethernet MACs, and a whole lot more on one...

DualCore has introduced a monster - two ARMs, two 10/100 Ethernet MACs, and a whole lot more on one microcontroller: http://microcontroller.com/news/dualcore_DCIC9907.asp Not a bad start for a startup, huh? Regards, Bill Giovino Executive Editor http://Microcontroller.com


ARM microcontroller

Started by Anonymous in comp.arch.embedded12 years ago 1 reply

Hi everybody, I've used till now a C167CR (high end microcontroller, Infineon ...) and I'm trying to switch to the ARM based...

Hi everybody, I've used till now a C167CR (high end microcontroller, Infineon ...) and I'm trying to switch to the ARM based microcontroller. Has somebody experience with C167CR and could me recommend some similar and suitable ARM-Based microcontroller.


New STM8 Microcontroller from STMicroelectronics is ST7 Upgrade

Started by Bill Giovino in comp.arch.embedded10 years ago 7 replies

STMicroelectronics has introduced the STM8 8-bit low power microcontroller. http://microcontroller.com/news/STM8.asp It is software...

STMicroelectronics has introduced the STM8 8-bit low power microcontroller. http://microcontroller.com/news/STM8.asp It is software compatible with ST's ST7 and offers better than 10x the performance. It can run at anywhere from 1.6V to 5.0V supply current. Bill Giovino Executive Editor http://Microcontroller.com


New Rabbit 6000 Microcontroller has on-board WiFi

Started by Bill Giovino in comp.arch.embedded8 years ago 2 replies

http://microcontroller.com/news/Rabbit_6000.asp Supports 802.11 a/b/g ON-CHIP, and runs at 200MHz Article contains a block diagram. Bill...

http://microcontroller.com/news/Rabbit_6000.asp Supports 802.11 a/b/g ON-CHIP, and runs at 200MHz Article contains a block diagram. Bill Giovino Executive Editor http://Microcontroller.com


TI MSP430 Microcontroller Gets Massive Portfolio Expansion

Started by Bill Giovino in comp.arch.embedded12 years ago 2 replies

http://microcontroller.com/news/ti_msp430_50newdevices.asp Over 50 new devices, including cool new features such as 20-bit addressing and run...

http://microcontroller.com/news/ti_msp430_50newdevices.asp Over 50 new devices, including cool new features such as 20-bit addressing and run current of only 200 ?A/MIPS. - Bill Giovino Executive Editor http://Microcontroller.com


Ultra low temperature microcontroller ?

Started by in comp.arch.embedded10 years ago 17 replies

Hello all, We are having a hard time finding a suitable microcontroller for our new automotive project. The product will have to operate in a...

Hello all, We are having a hard time finding a suitable microcontroller for our new automotive project. The product will have to operate in a very harsh enviroment including temperatures lower than -40 deg. C. Most microcontroller has -40 deg. C. as the lowest limit. Anyone here knows of microcontrollers that maybe goes to -50 deg. C. ? All architectures are welcome! Best Regards...


Freescale S12XE 16-bit Microcontroller has 1MByte of Flash at 50MHz

Started by Bill Giovino in comp.arch.embedded11 years ago 1 reply

Freescale as introduced the S12XE 16-bit microcontroller product line. First device has 1MByte of...

Freescale as introduced the S12XE 16-bit microcontroller product line. First device has 1MByte of Flash: http://www.microcontroller.com/news/Freescale_S12XE.asp Lot and lots of peripherals! Regards, - Bill Giovino Executive Editor http://Microcontroller.com


Microcontroller Family Selection Guide

Started by Eric in comp.arch.embedded10 years ago 31 replies

I wrote up some of my thoughts about various microcontroller families. My intent is to mostly to help newbies and students decide what type of...

I wrote up some of my thoughts about various microcontroller families. My intent is to mostly to help newbies and students decide what type of microcontrollers to start with. http://www.ericengler.com/downloads/microcontroller%20family%20selection%20guide.pdf Feel free to correct any possible errors, but I have a right to keep my opinions unless you can change them by presenting new infor...


Microchip in Space

Started by Bill Giovino in comp.arch.embedded12 years ago 6 replies

Microchip, in cooperation with NASA, has launched SuitSat-1, based on the PIC18 microcontroller. Actually, it's a pretty cool embedded systems...

Microchip, in cooperation with NASA, has launched SuitSat-1, based on the PIC18 microcontroller. Actually, it's a pretty cool embedded systems project... http://Microcontroller.com/news/microchip_SuitSat1_NASA.asp Regards, Bill Giovino Executive Editor http://Microcontroller.com


USART microcontroller communication

Started by ahme...@gmail.com in comp.arch.embedded12 years ago 3 replies

Hello all, Consider the atmega48 microcontroller by Atmel corp. I want to connects its USART to my PC. Basically i want the microcontroller to...

Hello all, Consider the atmega48 microcontroller by Atmel corp. I want to connects its USART to my PC. Basically i want the microcontroller to talk to to computer. How can i do this? 1. Using a serial port? 2. Can a build my own PCI/ISA card for the pc so that it can read from the uC and send the data to the computer where other devices can use the information? 3. Other options?...


Want suggestion for a microcontroller for capstone univ. project

Started by Peter Q. in comp.arch.embedded10 years ago 13 replies

Hi All, I would like to hear your input for the selection of a microcontroller used on a vehicle gudiance/navigation system. The vehicle is...

Hi All, I would like to hear your input for the selection of a microcontroller used on a vehicle gudiance/navigation system. The vehicle is required to track a long range signal beacon (~30meters away). The requirement of the microcontroller is: 1) low cost 2) programmable in C and 3) easy to debug. I would appreciate any suggestions that you can bring. Regards, PQ


Programming & erasing flash memory of microcontroller through parallel port of pc

Started by nasi...@gmail.com in comp.arch.embedded11 years ago 1 reply

Hi, I am a student of computer science. I am new in embedded world. I have some MAC7121 microcontroller. Can write the flash memory of...

Hi, I am a student of computer science. I am new in embedded world. I have some MAC7121 microcontroller. Can write the flash memory of that microcontroller through parallel port of pc(Using some external circuit). If I can then please explain the way & give necessary links. Also give info about external circuit if it is necessary. If I can't is any 32 bit microcontroller exists in whose fla...


microcontroller in SPI Slave mode when clock is continous and no SSEL

Started by blisca in comp.arch.embedded5 years ago 6 replies

Please can i have your help? I'm confused about the following situation: A transceiver is connected in SPI mode to a...

Please can i have your help? I'm confused about the following situation: A transceiver is connected in SPI mode to a microcontroller(LPC12xx). The transceiver outputs a continous clock ,and it does not drive any SSEL line to enable the SPI section of the microcontroller. The microcontroller should decide when to start a data transmission,but just enabling its SPI module it goes in Busy...


Microcontroller for ENC28J60

Started by sani_figs in comp.arch.embedded10 years ago 4 replies

Hi, I am considering using an ENC28J60 to provide ethernet access for my project; however, I am required to build a separate board for...

Hi, I am considering using an ENC28J60 to provide ethernet access for my project; however, I am required to build a separate board for my microcontroller. Can you guys suggest a microcontroller which is easiest (in terms of interfacing and coding) to use to drive the enc28j60? I looked at PIC because they offer royalty-free tcp/ip stack code but I'm not familiar with them I don't even know if a se...


Microcontroller communication

Started by ahme...@gmail.com in comp.arch.embedded12 years ago 2 replies

I want a microcontroller (Atmega48) to send a network packet to a computer NIC. What do i need to do to achieve this. The microcontroller will...

I want a microcontroller (Atmega48) to send a network packet to a computer NIC. What do i need to do to achieve this. The microcontroller will send a simple 144 byte packet and thats it. I just want to know how the computer can receive this properly. Do i do it through the microcontrollers UART? Or?


Microcontroller Texas Instruments

Started by Alberto ARP in comp.arch.embedded11 years ago

Our factory mission is repair systems; today we are working with a Texas Instruments microcontroller marked TMS375c717FNL or TMS375c017. This...

Our factory mission is repair systems; today we are working with a Texas Instruments microcontroller marked TMS375c717FNL or TMS375c017. This microcontroller is used on a balance system produced by Sartorius a.g. (Germany company). How I can find information about a old or obsolete TI device? There is no way? You Know this component?? Thanks a lot Best Regard Alberto


MATLAB/Simulink + RTW and generating code for a microcontroller

Started by argee in comp.arch.embedded9 years ago 4 replies

Hi all, I seem to be stuck with what seemed a very simple task. I want to convert a Simulink model with one input and one output to a C...

Hi all, I seem to be stuck with what seemed a very simple task. I want to convert a Simulink model with one input and one output to a C program that I could run on a microcontroller (any microcontroller, not only those TI chips on those development boards). It should be able to read some data from a ADC, do some processing (as defined by the model -- amplify/multiply by 2 is a fine st...