How versatile and customizable emtrion's modules and baseboards are is also demonstrated by the successful attempt to use the SBC SAMA5D36 and the emSTAMP Helium as an Ethernet-CAN-Gateway.
Today software installation is facing lot of issues and many problems to overcome, especially into the expandable world of IoT devices. The firm Canonical is aiming to fix this with the snapcraft project (https://snapcraft.io). Snaps are containerised software packages that are simple to create and install. They auto-update and are safe to run. And because they bundle their dependencies, they work on all major Linux systems without modification.
The emSBC-Neon is a single board computer with the emstamp-neon module. This module is powered by the STM32F469 from STMicroelectronics and run FreeRTOS. In this blog post, we are going to see how we can add a simple task (or thread) using the set of free tools from STMicroelectronics. If you are not already familiar with the tools, please read the
“emSTAMP-Neon Software Manual Developer Kit” available on our Support page.
Internet of Things is a very present topic today. We want everything connected and monitored when and where we like. And just like everything, we want to keep it simple. Therefore, we have our SBC-SAMA5D36 IOT_EXT developer kit. It provides ready to use WiFi/Bluetooth connectivity and six I/O connectors that comply with the Grove sensor system from Seeed.
The following article gives a short overview on how to use and customize the product to your own needs.