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Tuesday, October 3 • 10:30am - 11:00am
SS1: Using Core Independent Peripherals to Create Standalone Sensor Interfaces

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The conversion of a simple sensor is typically just that, simple. The problem is with more complex sensors, particularly sensor that require stimulus. This usually means a software based approach to the conversion that drives up MIPs and complexity. Fortunately, Core Independent Peripherals (CIPs) provide an effective alternative. CIPs allow the creation of dedicated conversion engines that operate without code overhead.

This presentation will demonstrate several autonomous sensing solutions. These examples include position sensing, ultrasonic ranging and proximity, capacitive sensing and synchronized data acquisition. Each system will be described in detail with implementation and code overhead highlighted.

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Keith Curtis

Technical Staff Engineer, Microchip Technology, Inc.
Keith Curtis began his career during college as a technician/programmer for Summit Dana, and he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Montana State University in 1986. After graduation, Keith was employed by Tele-Tech as an engineer developing microcontroller... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 10:30am - 11:00am
Theater 3