• Wired: Transportation

    Wired: Transportation

    How Self-Driving Cars Handle Tricky Highway Merges
    Published. December 12, 2018

    For tech that can struggle to understand how humans drive, the communication-heavy, high-speed highway merge is no easy thing....

  • Med-Tech Innovation

    Med-Tech Innovation

    Medical device firm secures rights for two anaesthesia products
    Published. December 12, 2018

    A medical device developer has secured the exclusive rights to design, develop, manufacture and sell two products in the field of anaesthesia....

  • Inside HPC

    Inside HPC

    How Lenovo is Helping Build Ai Solutions to Solve the World’s Toughest Challenges
    Published. December 12, 2018

    In this video from SC18 in Dallas, Madhu Matta from Lenovo describes how the company is driving HPC & Ai technologies for Science, Research, and Enterprises across the globe. "Lenovo cares about solving real-world problems, and working with researchers is one of the best ways to gather insights from those whose daily work involves high-computing data and analytics to do just that." The post How Lenovo is Helping Build Ai Solutions to Solve the World’s Toughest Challenges appeared first...

  • Seeed Studio

    Seeed Studio

    Inside Made in China: One-Stop Factory HI-tour service
    Published. December 12, 2018

    Hello community fellas, and welcome back to our Inside Made in China series. For those of you who are new to this series, it is ......

  • Technology Review Feed - Energy Top Stories

    Technology Review Feed - Energy Top Stories

    China’s losing its taste for nuclear power. That’s bad news.
    Published. December 12, 2018

    Once nuclear’s strongest booster, China is growing wary about its cost and safety....

  • All About Microsoft

    All About Microsoft

    Microsoft is close to bringing recognition of multiple different voices to Cortana
    Published. December 12, 2018

    Microsoft's Cortana seemingly is close to being able to incorporate recognition of multiple different voices....

  • Tech Design Forums Blog

    Tech Design Forums Blog

    IEDM shows progress on embedded eMRAM
    Published. December 12, 2018

    Embedded magnetic RAM is emerging as a contender for on-chip memory not just from a density standpoint but from that of power....

  • Linux and Open Source

    Linux and Open Source

    ?Bitnami Kubernetes Production Runtime released
    Published. December 12, 2018

    Want a trustworthy, full-featured Kubernetes package that's not tied to a specific vendor? Then you should talk to Bitnami....

  • Security Intelligence

    Security Intelligence

    Continuous Compliance Eases Cloud Adoption for Financial Services Firms
    Published. December 12, 2018

    Financial services firms face three challenges when adopting the hybrid cloud: continuous compliance with geography-specific regulations, inconsistent controls and lack of a common security framework. The post Continuous Compliance Eases Cloud Adoption for Financial Services Firms appeared first on Security Intelligence....

  • IEEE Standards Association

    IEEE Standards Association

    Laying the Foundation for the Lossless Data Center
    Published. December 6, 2018

    Written by Roger Marks, Chair, IEEE 802 “Network Enhancements for the Next Decade” Industry Connections Activity Modern data centers are tasked with delivering intelligent multi?media responses to real?time human interactions. Massive amounts of data are being churned and sifted by highly parallel applications, such as Online Data Intensive Services and Artificial Intelligence. New advancements in The post Laying the Foundation for the Lossless Data Center appeared first on Beyond Standards....

  • All About Microsoft

    Microsoft is close to bringing recognition of multiple different voices to Cortana
    Published. December 12, 2018

    Microsoft's Cortana seemingly is close to being able to incorporate recognition of multiple different voices....

  • The Linux Foundation

    The Linux Foundation

    Hyperledger Adds Alibaba Cloud, Citi, Deutsche Telekom, and 12 more New Members at Hyperledger Global Forum
    Published. December 12, 2018

    More than 260 members now support the leading open source blockchain project SAN FRANCISCO AND BASEL, SWITZERLAND – (December 12,... The post Hyperledger Adds Alibaba Cloud, Citi, Deutsche Telekom, and 12 more New Members at Hyperledger Global Forum appeared first on The Linux Foundation....

  • ARM  IoT Blog

    ARM IoT Blog

    The IoT data opportunity for logistics companies is here
    Published. December 11, 2018

    Logistics companies have vast opportunities to implement IoT solutions to leverage data that will transform their business, according to a new report.(read more)...

  • Cyber Defense

    Cyber Defense

    "Instructor Spotlight: Keith Palmgren, SANS Senior Instructor"
    Published. December 8, 2018

    Meet Keith Palmgren.Keith is a Cybersecurity professional with over 30 years of experience specializing in the IT Security field. He is a SANS Senior Instructor and the author of SANS SEC301: Introduction to Cyber Security. During his career, Keith has authored 23 training courses. The American Council on Education certified seven of those courses as … Continue reading Instructor Spotlight: Keith Palmgren, SANS Senior Instructor...

  • Krebs on Security

    Krebs on Security

    Patch Tuesday, December 2018 Edition
    Published. December 11, 2018

    Adobe and Microsoft each released updates today to tackle critical security weaknesses in their software. Microsoft's December patch batch is relatively light, addressing more than three dozen vulnerabilities in Windows and related applications. Adobe has issued security fixes for its Acrobat and PDF Reader products, and has a patch for yet another zero-day flaw in Flash Player that is already being exploited in the wild....

  • Arduino Blog

    Arduino Blog

    There’s no need to buy an electric screwdriver, just 3D print your own!
    Published. December 11, 2018

    What do you do when you need to attach 400-500 screws for an upcoming project? If you’re “Progress Thailand” you simply create one yourself using a 9g micro servo modded for continuous rotation, an Arduino Nano, and some 3D printing! The build uses a small thumb joystick for proportional control, and can accommodate a small hand […]...

  • Adnan on Technology, Research & Development

    Adnan on Technology, Research & Development

    Hacking HR Forum Tampa - Re-imagining HR with AI and Machine Learning Video
    Published. December 11, 2018

    Video from my talk at Hacking HR Forum in Tampa on Re-imagining HR with AI and Machine Learning is live....

  • Digital Signage Today

    Digital Signage Today

    8 digital signage uses in cannabis dispensaries
    Published. December 11, 2018

    Recent applications of digital signage in marijuana dispensaries have highlighted how the merging of displays, content management software and point of sale (POS) systems can create a more customer and employee friendly environment that drives sales....

  • Calibrating cosmic mile markers
    Published. December 11, 2018

    Calibrations improve our understanding of how fast the universe is expanding and the role dark energy may play in driving this process....

  • IEEE Tech Talk Blog

    IEEE Tech Talk Blog

    Searching for the Perfect Neuron for AI
    Published. December 11, 2018

    Researchers tried out several new devices to get closer to the ideal needed for deep learning and neuromorphic computing...

  • Nanowerk Nanotechnology News

    Nanowerk Nanotechnology News

    Better biomedical devices, wearable displays may result from tiny light-guiding structures
    Published. December 11, 2018

    Microfabrication method yields flexible light guides for an array of light-based devices....

  • Google’s Official Android Blog

    Google’s Official Android Blog

    This holiday season, keep calm and Google Fit on
    Published. December 10, 2018

    Earlier this year, we redesigned Google Fit around new activity goals based on American Heart Association and World Health Organization physical activity recommendations. Many of you have shared your feature requests and today—just in time for the busy holidays—we're bringing new updates to make it easier to achieve your health goals.Quicker access to your progress and improved activity loggingYou can now see your progress at a glance on your Android home screen with new Google Fit widgets. Pin...

  • Irdeto Perspective

    Irdeto Perspective

    Securing the network: Security responses for media content and enterprise networks
    Published. December 10, 2018

    Fast, intelligent and adaptive, online piracy is a growing threat facing pay media operators and content rights holders globally. But with smarter security, we are putting up a fight. Irdeto recently joined Akamai, the well-known […]...

  • MS AI

    MS AI

    Facial recognition: It’s time for action
    Published. December 6, 2018

    The post Facial recognition: It’s time for action appeared first on The AI Blog....

  • Aerohive Networks Technology Blog

    Aerohive Networks Technology Blog

    Uplink OFDMA is not PCF
    Published. December 10, 2018

    In the previous blog, we discussed DL-OFDMA and the 802.11 frame exchanges between an 802.11ax AP and multiple 802.11ax clients for multi-user downlink transmissions. In future blogs, we will discuss the necessary UL-OFDMA frame exchanges to achieve synchronized multi-user uplink transmissions. However, there is already some confusion between UL-OFDMA and some legacy RF medium access methods. […] The post Uplink OFDMA is not PCF appeared first on Aerohive Blog....

  • The Human OS

    The Human OS

    Electrical Pulses Stem Blood Loss From a Hemorrhaging Artery
    Published. December 10, 2018

    A test in sheep shows that custom-made electrodes can constrict an injured artery and reduce blood loss...

  • Nanowerk Biotech

    Nanowerk Biotech

    Using machine learning to design peptides
    Published. December 10, 2018

    New algorithm incorporates experimental data to find best sequences for peptides.            ...

  • Automaton


    Video Friday: Space Station's New Robot Helper, and More
    Published. December 7, 2018

    Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos...

  • PCI Perspectives

    PCI Perspectives

    Payment Security in India
    Published. December 6, 2018

      PCI SSC has hired Nitin Bhatnagar to lead its efforts in India. As Associate Director for India he is responsible for driving awareness and adoption of PCI Security Standards in the country....

  • Verification Horizons Blog

    Verification Horizons Blog

    Latest Verification Horizons Newsletter Is Now Available
    Published. December 5, 2018

    If you haven’t seen it yet, the latest issue of the Verification Horizons Newsletter is now available on Verification Academy. This issue is dedicated to Stu Sutherland and Joe Daniels, two friends and colleagues who passed away this year. The first article is an in-depth look at the impact that advanced verification techniques have on the […]...

  • SpaceX News

    SpaceX News

    Dragon Resupply Mission (CRS-16)
    Published. December 5, 2018

    On Wednesday, December 5, 2018, SpaceX launched its sixteenth Commercial Resupply Services mission (CRS-16) to the International Space Station. Liftoff occurred at 1:16 p.m. EST, or 18:16 UTC, from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida....

  • Embedded Vision

    Embedded Vision

    6 Reasons Why Deep Learning Accelerators Need Vision Processors
    Published. December 6, 2018

    If you're looking to add deep learning capabilities to your next design, don't forget about the additional vision and imaging tasks needed. This blog post was originally published at videantis' website. It is reprinted here with the permission of videantis. videantis (Top Level) read more...

  • Embedded Vision Alliance

    6 Reasons Why Deep Learning Accelerators Need Vision Processors
    Published. December 6, 2018

    If you're looking to add deep learning capabilities to your next design, don't forget about the additional vision and imaging tasks needed. This blog post was originally published at videantis' website. It is reprinted here with the permission of videantis. videantis (Top Level) read more...

  • Everything USB

    Everything USB

    For Every Style, There’s a Novelty USB Drive…
    Published. November 30, 2018

    Thanos’ Infinity Gauntlet Got USB Treatment (2018) Thanos has definitely stolen the spotlight from all the other protagonists in the latest Avengers movie.  It […] The post For Every Style, There’s a Novelty USB Drive… appeared first on Everything USB....

  • MIT News: AI

    Inside "The Laughing Room"
    Published. December 5, 2018

    An artificial intelligence-powered laugh track amuses and unsettles in interactive installations by Jonny Sun....

  • Laptops and Desktops Blog

    Laptops and Desktops Blog

    Barnes & Noble hopes book lovers give Nook another look with new $50 tablet
    Published. December 5, 2018

    The bookseller's latest challenger to Amazon's Kindle Fire 7 is a similarly dirt-cheap 7-inch Android tablet, though it offers twice the built-in storage at the same price....

  • MS Security

    MS Security

    Azure obtains automotive industry’s TISAX compliance
    Published. December 5, 2018

    Microsoft data centers and operations centers handling Microsoft Azure, Office 365, and Dynamics 365 have been evaluated by independent auditors as meeting the strong security requirements of the Trusted Information Security Assessment Exchange (TISAX)....

  • MS Storage, Backup, & Recovery

    MS Storage, Backup, & Recovery

    Apply the latest Azure Site Recovery capabilities with automatic agent update
    Published. December 5, 2018

    One of the biggest hassles faced by administrators while using services provided by cloud providers is the need to catch up with the latest release and stay up-to-date. This involves downloading the latest software and performing frequent upgrades....

  • Collabora


    ESE Kongress
    Published. December 4, 2018

    This week, Collaborans will be taking part, and speaking, in this year's ESE Kongress, Germany's largest congress for professional embedded software engineering....

  • Electronics Engineering Video Blog

    Electronics Engineering Video Blog

    EEVblog #1151 – Dumpster Dive Yamaha Receiver
    Published. December 3, 2018

    Dave finds a sweet Yamaha RX-V579 surround sound receiver with all the bell and whistles in the dumpster! Forum HERE Update video:...

  • SecureRF's IoT Security Blog

    SecureRF's IoT Security Blog

    Security Set to Be Major Trend in IoT Technology
    Published. December 3, 2018

    The holiday shopping season means a surge in the number of smart products in homes. However, as we’ve reported previously, consumers are still wary of their connected devices, as evident by the number of products deemed ‘creepy’ by users on Mozilla’s recent holiday shopping guide. Despite the ‘creepiness’ concerns, the guide illustrates that consumers are… The post Security Set to Be Major Trend in IoT Technology appeared first on SecureRF....

  • Transportation


    Stopping a Wildfire with a Low-Cost Sensor Network
    Published. December 4, 2018

    Three twenty-somethings—one from Ecuador, one from France, and one from India—teamed up in Silicon Valley to tackle the challenge of spotting a wildfire before it gets out of control...

  • Darktrace


    Flying under the radar: How Darktrace detects ‘low and slow’ cyber-attacks
    Published. December 3, 2018

    The latest escalation in the cyber arms race sees attackers choosing stealth over speed and cunning over chaos....


    With every update, MacOSX becomes harder to build for
    Published. December 2, 2018

    Way back in the good old 90s, we had very different versions of various unix systems. SunOS/Solaris, Irix, AIX, HP/UX, this upstart Linux, and some BSD things floating about. Of course, windows NT and others were starting to peek out then, and they had a “POSIX subsystem”. Cross platform builds were generally speaking, a nightmare. ... Read moreWith every update, MacOSX becomes harder to build for...

  • Digilent’s Blog

    Digilent’s Blog

    FPGA-Based Hexapod Robot
    Published. November 30, 2018

    Make a hexapod robot with Cora!...

  • Stephane Boucher's DSP Blog

    Stephane Boucher's DSP Blog

    Feedback Controllers - Making Hardware with Firmware. Part 10. DSP/FPGAs Behaving Irrationally
    Published. November 22, 2018

    This article will look at a design approach for feedback controllers featuring  low-latency "irrational" characteristics to enable the creation of physical components such as transmission lines. Some thought will also be given as to the capabilities of the currently utilized Intel Cyclone V, the new Cyclone 10 GX and the upcoming Xilinx Versal floating-point FPGAs/ACAPs.......

  • Digital Building

    Digital Building

    Digital Electricity: 5 Things You Need to Know
    Published. November 29, 2018

    There’s talk of a new way to safely distribute high-voltage power over long distances (and it’s not Power over Ethernet, or PoE). It’s called “digital electricity,” and it’s having an impact on the way power is distributed across buildings, campuses and cities....

  • Cars That Think

    Cars That Think

    Why Our Company’s Trucks Won’t Carry Lidar
    Published. November 28, 2018

    The cofounder of Starsky Robotics says the sensor is superfluous when human teleoperators are supervising things...

  • Micron Storage Blog

    Micron Storage Blog

    Learn more about Micron flash and memory technology at AWS re:Invent
    Published. November 26, 2018

    As we approach Amazon’s AWS re:Invent, we'd like to highlight how impactful Micron’s advanced DRAM and Flash products can be for your cloud infrastructure solutions....

  • Rick Lyons's DSP Blog

    Rick Lyons's DSP Blog

    Feedback Controllers - Making Hardware with Firmware. Part 10. DSP/FPGAs Behaving Irrationally
    Published. November 22, 2018

    This article will look at a design approach for feedback controllers featuring  low-latency "irrational" characteristics to enable the creation of physical components such as transmission lines. Some thought will also be given as to the capabilities of the currently utilized Intel Cyclone V, the new Cyclone 10 GX and the upcoming Xilinx Versal floating-point FPGAs/ACAPs.......

  • Paul Johnston's Blog

    Paul Johnston's Blog

    Change just keeps on coming
    Published. November 21, 2018

    The state of the automotive and transportation industries from the perspective of electrical and electronics engineers designing the new products to reach customers is undergoing a once in a generation change. Four or five years ago it was evident from the mountain of investment moving from R&D into new product design that cars, trucks, buses, […]...

  • Kerry D. Wong

    Array 3711A Electronic Load Testing – Tips and Pitfalls
    Published. November 18, 2018

    In my previous post, I did a teardown of my Array 3711A DC electronic load. And as I promised, this time I did some testing with it and also discussed some tips and pitfalls. For those who are impatient, here are the links to the various parts of the video: Demonstration of Array 3711A with […]...

  • Institute for Medical Engineering & Science

    Institute for Medical Engineering & Science

    IMES Director Elazer Edelman honored for work in biomedical research
    Published. November 9, 2018

    On October 26, IMES Director Elazer Edelman was recognized by the Massachusetts Society for Medical Research (MSMR) for his contributions to the field. Selections were … The post IMES Director Elazer Edelman honored for work in biomedical research appeared first on Institute for Medical Engineering & Science....

  • NVMExpress


    Welcome NVMe™/TCP to the NVMe-oF™ Family of Transports
    Published. November 15, 2018

    Authors: Sagi Grimberg, Chief SW Architect, Lightbits Labs and Dave Minturn, Intel Corp., Fabrics Linux Driver WG Chair This week the ratified NVMe™/TCP Transport Binding specification has been made available for public download. TCP is a new transport added to the family of existing NVMe™ transports; PCIe®, RDMA, and FC. NVMe/TCP defines the mapping of [...]...

  • Industrial Security

    Industrial Security

    Cyber Security Experts At Your Service: A Conversation with Tripwire’s Randy Esser
    Published. November 14, 2018

    To help provide a flavor of the insights and experience that Tripwire makes available, we’re conducting one-on-one interviews with several Tripwire in-house experts. You may have seen some of their bylines in Belden’s industrial blog over the past couple of years, but in this new series we want to provide a more direct glimpse into each expert’s individual industry purview. Each of them will discuss their own personal views on the current state of cyber security in the industrial environment....

  • Windows Server Division WebLog

    Windows Server Division WebLog

    Update on Windows Server 2019 availability
    Published. November 13, 2018

    On October 2, 2018, we announced the availability of Windows Server 2019 and Windows Server, version 1809. Later that week, we paused the rollout of these new releases to investigate isolated reports of users missing files after updating to the latest Windows 10 feature update. The post Update on Windows Server 2019 availability appeared first on Windows Server Blog....

  • Rands In Repose

    Rands In Repose

    The Org Chart Test
    Published. October 16, 2018

    If you’ve had a 1:1 with me in the last decade you know that once we’re done with our planned agenda that there is good chance that I’ll stand up, walk to the whiteboard, and start drawing some version of the organization chart (“org chart”). I believe the org chart is one of the three… More...

  • Mike Jensen's Blog

    Mike Jensen's Blog

    Xpedition AMS VX.2.4
    Published. November 9, 2018

    It is release season in the Electronic Board Systems division of Mentor Graphics. Xpedition VX.2.4 is now available from Mentor’s Support Center. And with this new Xpedition download comes an updated version of Xpedition AMS. Here are the highlights: Setting-up PCB schematics for simulation: In the last release, we introduced several updates to the Setup […]...

  • CFD doesn’t mean Color For Directors

    CFD doesn’t mean Color For Directors

    Calling all Engineering Students in Europe
    Published. November 8, 2018

    If you’re an engineering student and can get to Prague on your own steam then read on! The Siemens Simcenter Conference, the world’s premier engineering simulation and test event, is taking place December 3rd – 5th in Prague, Czech Republic. And to thank the next generation of engineers for their hard work, Siemens would like […]...

  • Open Source Initiative blogs

    Open Source Initiative blogs

    COSCon Bridges East & West, Open Source Powers Now & Future
    Published. November 6, 2018

    The OSI was honored to participate in the 2018 China Open Source Conference (COSCon'18) hosted by OSI Affiliate Member KAIYUANSHE in Shenzhen, China. Over 1,600 people attended the exciting two-day event, with almost another 10,000 watching via live-stream online. The conference boasted sixty-two speakers from twelve countries, with 11 keynotes (including OSI Board alum Tony Wasserman), 67 breakout sessions, 5 lightning talks (led by university students), 3 hands-on camps, and 2 specialty forums...

  • Energywise


    This Photocell Generates Both Power and Hydrogen
    Published. November 1, 2018

    A novel hybrid photocell could accelerate the transition to carbon-free power...

  • ARM AI Blog

    ARM AI Blog

    How Arm, Microsoft and Qualcomm are revolutionizing the PC experience
    Published. October 31, 2018

    A summary of the key discussion points from the 'Revolutionizing the PC experience' Tech Panel at TechCon with representatives from Arm, Microsoft and Qualcomm.(read more)...

  • Critical Thoughts

    Critical Thoughts

    Delay is the True Cost of an Ad Hoc Sustainment Strategy
    Published. October 26, 2018

    Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about the “true cost” of things. Our leadership team has been working on a particularly large order for more than a year. Since we restarted the production line for this discontinued COTS board several years back, this is the third ad hoc order we’ve accepted. In each of these […] The post Delay is the True Cost of an Ad Hoc Sustainment Strategy appeared first on GDCA....

  • Code with Dan

    Code with Dan

    Free Course: Build Your First Angular App
    Published. October 17, 2018

    About a year ago I was browsing the web and came across a site called It provided a unique way to learn about web technologies through a live code editor combined with audio that syncs with the code – something you have to actually try out to realize the full potential. Since I do […]...

  • Med-Tech Innovation

    Med-Tech Innovation

    An Inspector Calls: How to prepare for an unannounced visit from a notified body
    Published. October 15, 2018

    How do you prepare for an unannounced audit visit from a notified body? Richard Poate, medical health services business line manager at product testing and certification organisation Tüv Süd Product Service gives his thoughts....

  • Cloakable


    Quantum Computing, Message Security and Whitebox Cryptography
    Published. October 11, 2018

    The Cryptographic community has been watching the development of Quantum Computing for many years now. The looming specter of computation power able to break our current asymmetric algorithms such as RSA and ECC is of […]...

  • Arm Blog

    Arm Blog

    Arm AI: Transforming the Patient Experience with GOSH
    Published. October 10, 2018

    Arm, Great Ormond Street Hospital and partners are using technology to transform healthcare and positively impact patient outcomes.(read more)...

  • Functional Verification Blog

    Functional Verification Blog

    Specman 18.09: Avoiding the Small Annoying Mistakes
    Published. October 8, 2018

    Specman 18.09: Avoiding the Small Annoying Mistakes In almost every industry, one has the potential of making a small mistake that may cost hours or days to find. The following interesting article takes the small mistakes to the extreme and mentions a few cases of small mistakes that had a huge effect: Messing up big time: 10 tiny mistakes that have caused HUGE problems . How is it relevant to Specman? As a verification engineer, you want to avoid silly mistakes (mistakes that may occur regardless...

  • Jason Sachs' Embedded

    Jason Sachs' Embedded

    The Least Interesting Circuit in the World
    Published. October 7, 2018

    It does nothing, most of the time. It cannot compute pi. It won’t oscillate. It doesn’t light up. Often it makes other circuits stop working. It is… the least interesting circuit in the world. What is it? About 25 years ago, I took a digital computer architecture course, and we were each given use of an ugly briefcase containing a bunch of solderless breadboards......

  • Riot Games Engineering

    Profiling: Real World Performance in League
    Published. August 7, 2018

    Hi, I’m Tony Albrecht, an engineer on League. You might remember me from such articles as Profiling: Measurement and Analysis and Profiling: Optimisation where we looked at how we find and optimise performance bottlenecks in the LoL code base. In this article, we’re going to take a step back and look at how we detect and then fix real world performance issues that slip out past our QA and monitoring systems and escape into the wild to plague you, The Player....

  • Bourns Blog

    Bourns Blog

    Transient Overvoltage Protection
    Published. September 6, 2018

    Several devices can be used to protect power, signal, and communication connections from damage due to destructive transient voltages. Embedded electronics, IoT, and M2M connections have become widespread in diverse areas so it is vitally important to protect interface connections from transient overvoltage events. Overvoltage conditions and transient voltage events are essentially different. Overvoltage conditions […]...

  • Mocana IoT Security Blog

    Mocana IoT Security Blog

    Mocana Enables the Highest Level of IoT Device Authentication Assurance with TPM 2.0 Support
    Published. July 25, 2018

    As the pace of cyber attacks on Internet of Things (IoT) and industrial systems continues to rise, there is a critical need for stronger security on IoT and industrial devices. For the past 15 years, Trusted Platform Module (TPM) technology has been used broadly by major chip vendors such as Intel, AMD, Infineon and others to prove the identity of a computer or financial transaction device....

  • PCB Signal and Power Integrity Tech Corner

    PCB Signal and Power Integrity Tech Corner

    SerDes Design Part 7: ERL vs RL, the Move Toward More-Effective Characterization Metrics
    Published. July 25, 2018

    Ever heard of ERL? If not, you soon will. Effective Return Loss (ERL) is a new metric for SerDes channel or package characterization. It’s emerging as the 802.3cd™ Task Force closes in on a new standard for 50 Gb/s, 100 Gb/s, and 200 Gb/s Ethernet. Defined as “a figure of merit for the electromagnetic wave […]...

  • Red Hat Security Blog

    Red Hat Security Blog

    Security Technologies: FORTIFY_SOURCE
    Published. September 26, 2018

    FORTIFY_SOURCE provides lightweight compile and runtime protection to some memory and string functions (original patch to gcc was submitted by Red Hat). It is supposed to have no or a very small runtime overhead and can be enabled for all applications and libraries in an operating system. The concept is basically universal meaning it can be applied to any operating system, but there are glibc specific patches available in gcc-4 onwards. In gcc, FORTIFY_SOURCE normally works by replacing some string...

  • From Silicon to Software

    From Silicon to Software

    Creating IoT Security from Silicon To Software
    Published. September 11, 2018

    Attackers often take advantage of the complexity that comes with balancing greater end-user convenience with traditional security. Behind that cool and responsive interface of an IoT device is millions of lines of code and superfast processing. The weakest link is something basic — a faulty implementation of a protocol, or a lack of a trusted […]...

  • Industrial Ethernet

    Industrial Ethernet

    Tips for Properly Terminating VFD Cable
    Published. September 5, 2018

    The population of variable frequency drives in modern industrial facilities has escalated significantly in recent years. And no wonder—by adjusting motor speed and voltage to meet changing real-time process demands on the fly, VFDs help deliver valuable benefits such as increased energy efficiency, more precise process control and reduced wear and tear on costly equipment. Unfortunately, benefiting from a VFD isn’t always quite as easy as simply plugging one in....

  • Broadcast & AV

    Broadcast & AV

    3 Ways to Ensure a Smooth HDBaseT Project
    Published. July 31, 2017

    High-definition video – and now, even ultra-high-definition video – is becoming crucial to enterprises, from streaming content on retail digital signage to recording, streaming and sharing classroom lectures for distance learning. This increasing demand calls for support of robust audio and video distribution applications. For this reason, it’s important for AV and network design professionals to understand HDBaseT and how it works....

  • The Moth

    The Moth

    Multi-Device Development in Visual Studio
    Published. May 28, 2014

    You've read on Soma's blog post that Microsoft is broadening Visual Studio's reach to other platforms (including for example Android)…  specifically this is what Soma wrote: "With bring-your-own-device trends in the enterprise, and heterogeneity in the consumer mobile device market, developers are increasingly focused on building apps that can target a variety of devices. We are committed to enabling developers to build apps for this heterogeneous, mobile-first world with Visual Studio for...

  • Ed Burnette's Dev Connection

    Ed Burnette's Dev Connection

    iOS 6.1 banned from corporate servers due to Exchange snafu (Updated)
    Published. February 9, 2013

    iPads and iPhones running the newest version of iOS are being blocked in some enterprises because bugs are overloading corporate Exchange servers....

  • Engineer Zone

    Engineer Zone

    Soft Errors - Hard Facts
    Published. July 17, 2018

    I am long overdue to include a blog on the functional safety requirements for software and indeed the functional safety requirements for Verilog code however this isn’t that blog. By soft errors I mean bit flips in RAM or FF that are not caused by hard errors and therefore disappear when the power is cycled. Previously soft errors were largely ignored and reliability predictions concentrated on hard errors but when IEC 61508-2:2010 mentioned soft errors they could no longer be ignored. This...

  • Industrial Control Systems Security

    Industrial Control Systems Security

    "ICS Defense: It's Not a \"copy-paste\" from an IT playbook"
    Published. April 17, 2018

    This blog was written by Dean Parsons. A large portion of Industrial Control Systems (ICS) are critical infrastructure that underpin our modern society. Some of which generate and distribute power and heat to our homes, businesses and healthcare centres. Other examples are key in the manufacturing industry, the refining and production of oil & gas, … Continue reading ICS Defense: It's Not a "copy-paste" from an IT playbook...

  • Engineer Zone

    Engineer Zone

    Shakespeare, Rumrunners, and Pearl Harbor
    Published. July 16, 2018

    It was April 21, 1916 and the people of Chicago were enjoying a beautiful Spring day, their city's grueling winter behind them and the unrelenting heat of summer a few months ahead. The Chicago Cubs baseball team had opened their first season at the two year-old Weegman Park the day before and, despite the Cubs' fifth-place finish the previous season, hopes ran high for a return to the World Series. Overall, 1916 was a grand year for a city intent on burnishing its broad-shouldered reputation. This...

  • Blog Blog

    Published. March 13, 2017

    Meet BeagleBone® Blue. Robots. Fast. BeagleBone® Blue is the affordable and complete robotics controller built around the popular BeagleBone® open hardware computer. Linux-enabled, Blue is community-supported and fully open-source.  High-performance, flexible networking capabilities are coupled with a real-time capable Linux system and a compelling set of peripherals for building mobile robots quickly and affordably.  By utilizing the pre-configured WiFi access point, starting code development...

  • Electrical Engineers  Talk Tech

    Electrical Engineers Talk Tech

    AI and Embedded Systems: Top 5 Use Cases
    Published. July 9, 2018

    Considering the top 5 potential use cases for AI and embedded systems based on current trends and advancements in the marketplace....

  • Supplyframe Hardware

    Supplyframe Hardware

    Redirecting Beams
    Published. September 5, 2017

    For the audio fans out there: I discussed this topic on episode #358 of The Amp Hour The past couple of years have been a mix of life events for me: I started my course full time, immediately jumped back into the work force (part time), traveled a bunch, started new projects, sold my old stuff, […]...

  • Gabe On EDA

    Gabe On EDA

    Synopsys’ EV6x Processor and the Embedded Vision Summit
    Published. May 17, 2018

    Synopsys’ EV6x Processor and the Embedded Vision Summit Gabe Moretti Thu, 05/17/2018 - 07:42...

  • Branden Williams' Security Coverage Blog

    Branden Williams' Security Coverage Blog

    So You Want to Gong-Fu?
    Published. November 2, 2017

    The Gong-fu Tea Ceremony is a celebrated method for brewing and enjoying tea (here’s another instructional video, and here are two posts with awesome info). When you start to spend money on higher quality leaf, the gong-fu tea ceremony will yield better results for a more immersive and enjoyable tea experience. Even lower quality tea […]...

  • Stack Overflow

    Stack Overflow

    EEPROM Wear Leveling
    Published. July 5, 2017

    A problem that occurs from time to time is the need for an embedded system to keep track of the number of doodads it has processed since it was put in to service. Clearly you can’t keep this value in RAM as it will be lost when power is removed. Thus the obvious solution is […]...

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