Some useful or at least interesting information.
Bluetooth for Embedded Applications
If you need a short range wireless connection for an embedded application, all the choices have significant issues that must be addressed for a successful resolution. Here is a paper that begins that consideration for Bluetooth.
68HC12 software development products trade study
Here is an overview of various products to debug 68HC12 programs. No company contributed money or products for this paper. A few contributed advice and comments. It contains some opinions from current users. If you have comments or corrections, please contact us.
Design Standards for ....
If your products have to comply with formal government or industry documentation standards, like RTCA DO-178B, or UL-1998, or even the less formal MISRA Guidelines, this isn't for you. But if they aren't, and if your projects are always late, over budget, slightly off-target, or consultants never last more than one project, there may be some clues here. If you have comments, please contact us.
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This document is a non-technical review of various communication formats that may be useful for embedded applications.
Download a PDF version here (24KB).
Palm OS for Embedded Applications
Most people don't think of Palm OS handhelds for embedded control applications, but there are some places where they present an interesting alternative. Any application that rarely needs operator attention can get rid of any keypad and display by shifting these tasks off board.
Download a PDF version here (10KB).
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