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Mesa-Video: 800×600 digital video for Arduinos over 2-wire serial Mesa-Bus

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

kevinhub88 writes: This post describes Mesa-Video, a low cost, low power, small size and fully Open Source Hardware and Software solution for providing 800×600 digital video for Arduino ( and other ) microcontrollers.  Mesa-Video makes it quick and easy to display text and 24bit color graphics from any MCU using...

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30C3 Video: Hardware attacks, advanced ARM exploitation, and Android hacking

Monday, January 6th, 2014

Stephen A. Ridley gave this presentation at the recently concluded Chaos Communications Conference (30C3) in Hamburg, Germany. He outlines his recent research into practical ARM exploitation on Linux and Android (for embedded applications and mobile devices). He demonstrates these techniques and discusses how they were discovered using several custom built...

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STM32F4Stamp, a breakout board for STM32F4

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

Frank Zhao posted his STM32F4 breakout board in the project log forum: I really like the STM32 family of ARM microcontrollers. This breakout board is a narrow design that fits perfectly on a breadboard. Every pin is accessible. It has USB, a reset button, and a bootload button. The chip itself...

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ARM Embedded GCC 4.7

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

Viswa writes that ARM Embedded GCC 4.7 reduces code size and now supports all the three host platforms (Windows, GNU/Linux and MAC OS). For more details on this relese see the post by Joey Ye, Engineer Manager in ARM, at ARM.com. Download links can be found here. Via the contact...

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Introduction to cortex serial wire debugging, 3-part tutorial

Monday, November 26th, 2012

Squonk refers us to this 3-part tutorial on the ARM SWD debug protocol. LPC ARM Cortex-based microcontrollers from NXP can be controlled via SWD, ARM’s Serial Wire Debug protocol and the Coresight register set which allow nonintrusive debugging. This blog post series summarizes use of the SWD protocol to do...

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Aud-I/O I2S audio breakout

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Bertho is working on a breakout board for the WM8782 I2S ADC and the WM8523 I2S DAC. The boards are intended to be interfaced with an ARM micro-controller. I am working on a project that requires some real audio and I always wanted to play with I2S (attached to an...

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Posted in ARM, project logs | 5 Comments »

Bathroom scale with Bluetooth and an Android weigh chart app

Friday, September 28th, 2012

Casai modified a bathroom scale to send his weight info to an Android app through Bluetooth. He documented his built, and released the firmware, as well as the mods he made to the open source Weight Chart app. The scale uses an ARM LPC2103 microcontroller and a serial Bluetooth module...

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OLinuXino-Micro ARM9 Linux board available at Mouser

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

Brightbluejim let us know that the OLinuXino-Micro ARM9 Linux board is available at Mouser for $30. It runs at 454 MHz, has 64 MB of RAM, an SD-card reader, TV PAL/NTSC video output, one USB High-Speed host port, and an a Pi-tossing 60 GPIO pins broken out. Via the comments

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Posted in ARM, dev boards | 6 Comments »

App note: Interrupt behavior of Cortex-M1 MCUs

Saturday, July 7th, 2012

Here is an app note from ARM describing the interrupt behavior of Cortex-M1 microcontrollers. The ARM Cortex-M1 processor was developed for the usage with FPGAs (Field Programmable Gate Arrays) and it is targeting low-cost applications in which costs, ease of use and low interrupt latency are critical. Such low interrupt...

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OLinuXino-Micro ARM9 Linux board hits the streets

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

Olimex released their OLinuXino-Micro, an ARM9 development platform that supports Linux. It runs at 454 MHz, has 64 MB of RAM, an SD-card reader, TV PAL/NTSC video output, one USB High-Speed host port, and an a Pi-tossing 60 GPIO pins broken out. It's priced around 24 Euros (30 bucks). Via...

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Posted in ARM, dev boards | 21 Comments »

STM32 ARM breakout board with Ethernet PHY

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Mikro Elektornika is selling STM32 ARM breakout boards with Ethernet PHY for a reasonable price of $24. While they are intended as replaceable MCU cards for their EasyMX PRO v7 development board, you can also buy them standalone and develop your project around them. They come with either STM32F107, STM32F207, or...

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Olinuxino 1.2 GHz single board computer

Friday, April 27th, 2012

Development board maker Olimex is brewing up a single board computer, the Olinuxino. The latest revision uses an 1 GHz ARM Cortex A8 based Allwinner A13 SoC, which by the way, comes in a very reasonable 176pin TQFP package. For reals. The new board will feature: A13 Cortex A8 processor...

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Posted in ARM, dev boards | 34 Comments »

Simplecortex ARM Cortex M3 dev board

Monday, March 26th, 2012

Riktw designed, and got ITead Studio to produce, a Cortex M3 based Arduino compatible board called Simplecortex. The board uses the LPC1769 microcontroller from NXP: The Simplecortex is a microcontroller development board that is shield compatible with the Arduino. The Simplecortex has a fast microcontroller, the LPC1769 from NXP. This...

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Posted in ARM, dev boards | 10 Comments »

Interview with Eben at the ARM TechCon 2011

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X9cmxoSmOxU[/embed] Here is an interview with Eben from Rasberry PI, the $25 business-card sized Linux computer. The final product is due to be released at the end of this year. We think its really cool that the main goal of this project is to introduce young children to programing. Via the...

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ARM announces 64-bit ARMv8 Platform

Friday, November 4th, 2011

ARM announced that they will release 64bit microcontrollers. The ARMv8 uC will feature a 64bit instruction set, as well as extended virtual addressing. The uCs will have two execution states, AArch32, and AArch64. While the AArch64 handles the 64bit instruction set, the AArch32 executes the existing ARM 32bit instruction set....

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Posted in ARM, News | 3 Comments »

Raspberry Pi tiny Linux computer platform

Monday, May 9th, 2011

This tiny USB stick PC was featured on Slashdot and many other sites. It's intended as a $25 throw-away computer education tool, and uses an ARM11 with 128MB of RAM: David Braben has developed a tiny USB stick PC that has a HDMI port in one end and a USB...

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Posted in ARM, Linux | 3 Comments »

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