Microcontroller - 8051, 8052, OpCodes, Analog Interface.

Friday, May 31, 2013

Android for Texas Instruments devices - rowboat

An open community portal for Android on Texas Instruments devices. They aim to Provide a stable Google Android base port for TI devices based platforms, example: OMAP35x, AM35x, AM37x and DM37x.

Android for Texas Instruments devices - rowboat

Beaglebone can now be used to build or prototype Android phone or tablet accessories.

arowboat Android - Community Blog for rowboat project.

The Android platform (from 3.1 onwards) has integrated a specific protocol "Android Open Accessory", which allows external embedded hardware (accessory) to interact with an Android-powered device (Android phone or tablet) in a special accessory mode over USB or Bluetooth interface.

Android for Texas Instruments devices - rowboat
Android accessories are specifically designed to attach to Android-powered devices over USB or Bluetooth and adhere to a simple protocol (Android accessory protocol) that allows them to detect Android-powered devices that support accessory mode.

Android Development Kit for Sitara Microprocessors 

The Android Development Kit from TI is a complete software offering to allow developers of Sitara devices the ability to easily and quickly evaluate the Android OS. The kit provides a stable and fully tested software foundation that can be utilized on a wide range of Sitara hardware including Evaluation Modules and Beagleboard

Friday, May 17, 2013

ASIX - Electronic Design Service

A private company located in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic. They offer complete turnkey electronic design followed by a product manufacturing in any quantity.

ASIX - Electronic Design Service

They have a wide range of experience in electronics - programmable logic devices (Xilinx FPGAs and CPLDs), microcontrollers (PIC, AVR, ARM, ...), analog and digital electronics...etc.

They also manufacture some tools and instruments that are useful for R&D using Embedded Systems. These are like Programmers, Debugging Tools and USB Products.

Even their Discontinued products are very interesting...

PVK40 a feature-rich development board for 40-pin PIC

PVK40 for 40-pin PIC

The board includes all the circuitry necessary for an in-depth study of most of the microcontroller on-chip peripherals and for experimenting with several external peripherals. This board will help you to become an expert in PIC MCU programming.

ASIX s.r.o.
Staropramenna 4 150 00 Prague Czech Republic

Monday, May 06, 2013

Open Programmer PIC and Atmel

An open source USB programmer for PIC micros, I2C EEPROMs, some ATMEL micros, generic I2C/SPI devices and (soon) other devices.

Open Programmer PIC and Atmel

  • Completely free and Open Source (including firmware)
  • Programs PIC10-12-16-18, 24xxxx I2C EEPROMs, some ATMEL micros, communicates with generic I2C & SPI devices (see supported devices)
  • USB interface, HID class (same as keyboards, mice, etc.)
  • Self powered
  • Doesn't need drivers
  • Built from easy to find components (estimated cost ~10€)
  • Hardware generated timings for maximum speed and reliability (writes a 18F2550 in 15s, 8s under Linux)
  • Doesn't saturate your CPU and doesn't suffer when other programs are running
  • Open source control programs for Linux and Windows
USBPicprog, another open source programmer

Saturday, May 04, 2013

Industrial Hand Held terminals Two Technologies

"Two Technologies has been designing and manufacturing customizable, rugged hand held computers and rugged terminals for industrial and commercial applications since 1987."

Industrial Hand Held terminals Two Technologies
Industrial Hand Held terminals Two Technologies
 
"Increased level of safety when using the terminal to control motion oriented tasks on a robotic device by allowing the host and terminal to monitor one another and react to event changes (host actions are dependent on host software."

ProMotion Rugged Hand Held Terminal
 
Features Include
  • Three (3) Position Liveman Switch
  • Double Pole E-Stop Switch
  • Large Display - 8 rows x 24 characters
  • ANSI 3.64 (VT-100) Compatibility
  • Keys Programmable as Characters
  • Up to 57,600 bps Communications 

Two Technologies, Inc.
419 Sargon Way, Horsham, PA 19044, USA