Embedded System Conference – India


This year I have honour of being invited to present at the Embedded Systems Conference in Bengaluru (Bangalore), India. Based on previous visits these classes are very well attended and always generate a lot of post-class discussions.

This year I’ve extended my previous 1/2 day class to a full day titled “Programming in C for the ARM Cortex-M Microcontroller”. Having a full day allows me to delve in too much greater detail. The class is broken down in to four subsections:

  • Cortex-M Architecture
  • C Programming and the Cortex-M
  • CMSIS (including CMSIS-RTOS)
  • Debug (including CoreSight)

An overview is covered here.

The other class is one I have presented at ESC in the US before but not in India; Understanding Mutual Exclusion: The Semaphores vs. the Mutex. This presentation is based around much of the material in some of my previous postings (see RTOS related blog postings ). I still find this class really interesting. In general, whenever you bring up the mutex/semaphore discussion most people jump to a per-conceived idea that they know the differences; by the end of this class most understand that their mental model was incorrect.

If anyone is attending then please come and say hello.

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About Niall Cooling

Co-Founder and Director of Feabhas since 1995. Niall has been designing and programming embedded systems for over 30 years. He has worked in different sectors, including aerospace, telecomms, government and banking. His current interest lie in IoT Security and Agile for Embedded Systems.
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