Electronic Design Show 2015 – First Day Review

2018-10-09T11:50:32+00:00

ByteSnap's Linux User Interface Development Framework and Remote Monitoring System at L22 It's been a busy, brisk start to the Electronic Design Show for ByteSnap Design. On the ByteSnap stand - L22 - yesterday we had a very good response to the launch of our new, Linux-based SnapUI user interface development tool.   Following on the success of SnapUI for Windows CE, this iteration features several enhancements to the product development process for Linux developers, including low power, OpenGL hardware acceleration and rendering capability of 60 fps full HD. Also on display - ByteSnap's LoRa demonstration; a 10km remote monitor which sends information to a ruggedized, fully submersible data logger.  With various I/O terminals, the remote monitoring system is fully customisable, and has a minimum battery life of five [...]

Electronic Design Show 2015 – First Day Review2018-10-09T11:50:32+00:00

Latest UI Customization Tool for Faster Prototyping at EDS 2015

2018-10-09T12:01:04+00:00

ByteSnap Design will be showcasing its latest innovative projects, and discussing industry developments and trends at the UK's premier trade exhibition for electronic design, EDS 2015, in October. Organisers are bracing themselves for their biggest ever show, and are expecting record visitor numbers. Here's a sneak peak at some of what you'll see from ByteSnap on Stand L22... New SnapUI Aids Faster Prototyping We'll be launching the newest release of SnapUI - our user interface development framework - at the Electronic Design Show, at Coventry's Ricoh Arena. It's a great opportunity for you to get a closer look at this lightweight user interface (UI) customisation tool, which has been built to simplify the Linux design process. This latest upgrade offers new performance improvements including: Open GL hardware acceleration smaller [...]

Latest UI Customization Tool for Faster Prototyping at EDS 20152018-10-09T12:01:04+00:00

Microcontroller Design: Optimising Power Consumption in 12 Easy Steps

2018-10-09T12:12:53+00:00

Long battery lifetime is a frequent requirement in embedded product design - particularly in microcontroller design. For instance, we designed an animal tracking product that could run for four years using a 1/3 of an AA cell.  Microcontrollers are getting ever more meagre in their power demands. However, consumers’ expectations of features are growing in equal measure, frequently cancelling out the gains. This can best be seen in the battery life of mobile phones, which, currently, appears to be on the decline. The unsuspecting engineer faces traps and pitfalls aplenty when designing a low power circuit. Must-have tips to remember are always useful - read on for our design team’s top twelve... 12 Easy Steps to Optimising Power in Your Microcontroller Design 1.  Optimise Pull-Up Resistors When reducing the [...]

Microcontroller Design: Optimising Power Consumption in 12 Easy Steps2018-10-09T12:12:53+00:00