XMOS January 2012 Newsletter with ... XMOS products proliferate NAMM - Events vs Interrupts - Robot Hearing with Open Source Hardware - University of Bristol teaching concurrent programming.
XMOS products proliferate NAMM
The NAMM show in Anaheim, California included a plethora of XMOS enabled audio products, ranging from instruments, recording interfaces, monitor mixers and DJ systems. XMOS is the defacto standard for USB audio devices delivering high quality, multi channel audio. Examples include the Vestax VCI-400 DJ Audio and Midi Controller.
Also on display were a number of AVB products, including the fantastic personal monitor mixers from Pivitec and the brand new recording interface from Propellerhead: Balance.
Find out more about the XMOS USB Audio 2.0 solution
Events vs Interrupts
Henk Muller, Principal Technologist at XMOS, argues that given a predictable underlying processor architecture such as XMOS, agile development is very well suited to real-time software.
Read the whole article here (embedded.com)
Robot Hearing with Open Source Hardware
The University of Sherbrooke, Quebec is using XMOS in their robotic systems to capture data from microphone arrays. Based on the XMOS L2 USB audio reference platform, the open source multichannel audio capture card delivers multichannel recording capability in a robotics friendly small form factor.
Find out more at XCore
University of Bristol teaching concurrent programming
The Department of Computer Science at the University of Bristol is using the XC language and XC-1A boards to teach concurrent programming. Learning XC is easy, and the XCore processors simplify multi-threaded and multicore programming. If you're interested in using XMOS technology in your teaching program see XMOS in Education.
XMOS in Education
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