EDN Hot 100 products of 2012: Boards & development tools
This section of EDN's Hot 100 Products of 2012 includes development tools - both hardware and software based - and boards and system-level components. Click on any product name to read the original full article on EDN:
- Android PC
"Priced at $49, the APC integrates memory, storage, and a full set of consumer I/O features in a small footprint Neo-ITX motherboard..."
- ARM Development Studio 5 Community Edition (CE)
"Free version of [ARM's] Development Studio ... dedicated to the Android application developer community."
- CoreModule 720 PC/104-Plus SBC
"...PC/104-Plus, EPIC SBCs with Intel Atom E600 and Core i7 Processors."
- DoCD debugging system
"On-chip debugger system fits in a USB key ... offers real-time, non-intrusive debug capability."
Digital Core Design
- EFM32-GGSTK3700 and EFM32LG-STK3600 EFM32 starter kits
"...feature-rich [Gecko MCU-based] starter kits for designers building more complex battery-powered products, such as portable health and fitness devices and smart accessories."
- KTT30/mITX Mini-ITX motherboard
"ARM-based motherboard ... is equipped with NVIDIA's Tegra 3 super processor and combines outstanding media performance with particularly low power consumption."
- MPLAB XC C compilers
"... offer reduced complexity for 8, 16 and 32-bit designers, with three cost-effective optimization levels – Free, Standard and Pro."
- RN-131 and RN-171 PICtail/PICtail Plus Wi-Fi development boards
"...use a simple serial interface to connect with any PIC microcontroller, and [offer] the industry’s lowest power consumption along with an integrated TCP/IP stack in a certified Wi-Fi solution."
- Stellaris LM4F120 LaunchPad evaluation kit
"...allows professional engineers, hobbyists, and university students to begin exploring ARM Cortex-M4F microcontrollers and TI's Stellaris family of microcontrollers for under $5 USD."
- STM3220G-JAVA Starter Kit
"...ready-to-use Java development kit for [ST's] STM32 microcontrollers ... [enable] embedded system designers to leverage Java Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)."
- TMDSEVM6657L and TMDSEVM6657LE TMS320C665x DSP evaluation modules
"...allow developers to quickly get started designing with TI’s newest [KeyStone-based] processors."
- TR5-Lite, DE5-NET, and TR5-F40W FPGA development boards
"...for tackling high-bandwidth applications such as high-frequency trading, data acquisition, networking, and signal processing."
- Waysmall Silverlode computer
"...compact 11.0 x 4.4cm, 1.8-cm tall, low-wattage computer ... cuts power consumption by more than half when compared to alternative solutions."
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