Embedded Development

VGA signal generation hacks

This is continuation to Interesting VGA hacks hacks posting. Interesting VGA hacks hacks was concentrated on using VGA card for nontraditional uses, this posting on the other hand concentrates on generating VGA signals with other hardware than VGA graphics card. It seems that modern microcontrollers are well suited to display information on analog VGA monitors:

Static and volatile in C

Do you know when and how properly use “static” and “volatile” keywords in C coding? Are you really sure? It is best to check if you are correct and maybe learn some new tricks by reading those two educative articles: Embed with Elliot: the Static Keyword You Don’t Fully Understand Embed with Elliot: The Volatile

Nohau security seminar notes

I was listening to Nohau embedded security seminar 20.5.2015 today (held in Innopoli 2, Espoo, Finland). Here are some notes: 09:00: Developing Information Security in Industrial Systems, Kalle Luukkainen, Nixu Oy Kalle describes Nixu’s experiences on the level of information security at industrial companies in Finland. Nixu’s approach is typically two-fold: A view of the