Staff, OpenSystems Media
Top Embedded Innovations Winners Announced! Silicon: It's a tie: Beagleboard and Minnowboard; Software: Intelligent Network Platform; Strategies: PSoC 4 Programmable System-on-Chip.
As size and power considerations continue to rule the day in the microcontroller realm, many current MCU trends revolve around the user interface as a key product differentiator, as explained to our editors by Mitchell Little of Microchip Technology Inc. in the following interview. These incarnations include touch buttons/sliders, touch pads for automotive applications, and 3D gesturing controllers, among others.