Combining the safety requirements from different medical standards and demonstrating high levels of security is a challenge. However, built-in fault detection, control, and software separation features and advances in architecture and a safety ecosystem for safety-related designs are helping developers overcome some of these key challenges.
Streamlining high-speed digital receiver characterisation, Keysight Technologies has added an adjustable and integrated intersymbol interference (ISI) capability for the J-BERT M8020A high-performance BERT (bit-error-rate tester).
This introduction of microcontrollers claims new levels of integration and a reduction of standby power of 30%. Renesas says its RL78/I1D MCUs offer the lowest-available power consumption when operating at 1 MHz and have a complete set of on-chip analogue peripheral functions.