ETHERNET EVERYWHERE BLOG: Our last blog on Everything Ethernet covered the basic subject of why Ethernet is a good choice for military and embedded applications. Now that Why has been explained, I thought that I would spend some time talking about the What? Most people are often surprised by the different flavors, so to speak, of Ethernet that exist. I’m not sure that there are actually 31 flavors, but for this discussion, it is close enough.
Freescale’s new MCU uses 10/100 Ethernet to replace the ever-present serial port.