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S71200/1500 TLS Encryption: How to Secure Your Industrial Network

Factories often think their data is safe within their private networks—but that isn’t necessarily the case. If someone were to gain access to your network, they could potentially read sensitive, internal data being sent from your PLCs. Es...


What You Need to Know About the STM32 System Memory Bootloader

The STM32 system memory bootloader, a ROM bootloader programmed to STM32 devices, is an essential tool—it can easily update devices in the field and “unbrick” boards in some situations. However, there are a few things to consider ab...


Unveiling the Power of the Nordic nRF9160 SiP

The nRF9160 is one of the latest product releases from Nordic. I have been having a lot of fun creating user applications with this chip, and wanted to share my experience with this new tool. A Chip That Packs a Punch The nRF9160 is a syst...


An Engineer's Take on Mbed OS 5.14

Mbed OS is an open-source embedded operating system designed for IoT development with Arm processors. It’s a popular RTOS (real-time operating system) at DMC for its modular library structure, giving the ability to use the same API ac...


Getting Started with the ESP32 & ESP8266: 8 Tips and Tricks

Espressif makes two of the most common modules used for Wi-Fi integration in embedded systems, the ESP8266 and ESP32. The ESP8266 was huge for IoT development. It contains a high-performance CPU with an antenna etched into the PCB to allow Wi-Fi conn...