March - 2015
- Freescale and NXP agree to $40 Billion merger
Chipmaker NXP Semiconductors NV announced Sunday night that it has agreed to buy Freescale Semiconductor Ltd for $11.8 billion and merge business operations. The combined enterprise values at just over $40 billion and will create a new leader in the auto and industrial semiconductor markets.
February - 2015
- Europe’s Take on the IoT
With 30 billion connected devices expected within five years and spanning automotive, consumer, medical, industrial, smart energy, wearables and more, the Internet of Things (IoT) may
- Embedded Memories Destined for IoT Seek Security/Power Management Balance
Low-power designs that also stand guard against passive, semi-invasive and invasive attacks are evolving to protect the IoT devices found in automotive, wearables, medical, industrial
- The IoT and RTOS Reinvention
A heads up on some of the changes in a new modular operating system environment. Wind River is positioning VxWorks 7 as the reinvented âInternet of Thingsâ RTOS. For targets,
January - 2015
- Reconfigurable Image Sensors Make Imagination the only Limit for Innovative IoT Use
The improvements in image sensors in the key areas of resolution, power and pixel low light performance evidenced in todayâs camera phone products can be leveraged for an array of
November - 2014
- Multicore Q&A with LDRA
Not just for plants, cross-pollination applies to know-how, too, and there may be no better example than whatâs taking place among the mil-aero, medical, industrial and other markets as they seek to take on the complexities of security and safety for multicore systems.
- Security: The Ultimate Barrier to IoT Success
Coming to a meeting of minds on security, independent portability and virtualization will pave the way for IoT success.
October - 2014
- Smart Microcontrollers in Multi-Sensor Field Transmitter Solutions
Integrated solutions ease the challenge of bringing together sensors and transmitters.
- Cortus IP connects the third wave of computational devices
Two 32bit processor IPs have been released by Cortus, the companyâs second generation of processor IP that takes a minimalist approach to the âthird waveâ of applications. Caroline Hayes spoke to Roddy Urqhart, Vice President Sales & Marketing, Cortus.
- Integrated MEMS Is Powering the Internet of Moving Things
Connected and not tied to one place? Then weâre talking the Internet of Moving Things and this sector of the IoT is only going to get hotter, spurring MEMS and sensor innovation in
August - 2014
- Building Security In: Tools and Techniques for Reducing Software Vulnerabilities
By definition secure software is high-quality software, but the reverse is not always true.
- 3D Optical Shape Sensing for Medical Applications
An FPGA-based fiber optic sensing instrument can be key to accurately determining the shape of complex paths like those of human arteries as well as for applications spanning industrial, automotive, aeronauticsâindeed any field where a precision watch on real time changes is demanded.
- RF Connectivity Eases Up on Power Not Security
Sensor networks for consumer and industrial applications can benefit from low-power RF technologies combined with hardware encryption for safeguarding data.
July - 2014
- Development Options Evolve with Advances in Intel® Processor Performance-Per-Watt
The latest IntelÂ® processors bridge a performance-power-cost gap to open a range of new low-power and small form factor embedded design strategies for IoT, industrial, healthcare, smart energy and transportation applications.
- IoT Standards Enable Interoperability
Experts weigh in on challenges in IoT device development, the value of standards, and the importance of standards groups such as the Industrial Internet Consortium.
- A 3-Tier Approach to IoT Security
To ensure the functionality of an IOT system, software designers should consider a 3-tiered stack of controls, where the lowest level ensures the integrity of the next.
- Color Sensing Improves Look and Feel of Smart Products
New generations of RGB sensors enable more advanced and attractive user interfaces that span consumer, mobile, automotive and industrial applications. The development of the market
June - 2014
- GPGPU-based HPEC Solves Toughest Mil/Aero ISR Problems
GPGPU computing in deployed HPEC systems brings mobile supercomputing to the battlefield in small packages.
- Wireless Sensor Contextual Computing
Wireless sensor packs reduce the compute complexity of a local IoT network by processing the information closer to where it is most useful.
May - 2014
- Sensors Are a Primary Source for Big Data
New IoT applicationsâfrom medical to smart energy to animal husbandryâ drive the need for more layered intelligence to address security and privacy concerns, and to manage stunning
- Microcontroller and Connectivity Options for Smart Home and IoT Devices
IoT end nodes and gateways that offer the best combination of energy-efficiency, performance, cost effectiveness and appealing featuresâregardless of MCU bit sizeâwill be in the
April - 2014
- Advanced Process Nodes Transform MCU Market
Integrated peripherals and sensor capabilities in todayâs MCUs support new applications in wearable and ultra-mobile designs. To get a sense of where innovation is occurring
- MEMS Marries Diversification and Innovation with Manufacturing
Initiated by Appleâs launch of the iPhone, the subsequent explosive growth of the smartphone market has provided the MEMS industry with one of its biggest opportunities to supply
December - 2013
- FPGAs Enable a New Class of Always-on Applications
New ultra-low-power FPGAs provide system designers the flexibility to create completely customizable low-power sensor-management solutions to bring new classes of applications to life.
March - 2014
- The Engaging User Experience & the Natural User Interface
In interactive digital signage, natural user interface (NUI) interactions provide a much more engaging user experience.
November - 2013
- For Cars, the Future is Here
From in-vehicle infotainment systems and advanced driver-assistance systems (and the standards that support them) to the self-driving car, embedded automotive systems never looked so cool.
October - 2013
- Next-Generation Semiconductor Technologies Enable Smart Sensors for Mobile Products
Advanced technologies help smart sensors achieve the sensing, signal conditioning and control functions required for their efficient integration into mobile devices.
- From MEMS to COMs: New Technologies Help Shrink Medical Devices
Experts address new technologies that are helping drive the advent of wearable, portable medical devices.
July - 2013
- Driver Assistance Systems with the Power of FPGAs
In recent years, the automotive industry has made remarkable advances in driver assistance (DA) systems that truly enrich the driving experience and provide drivers with new forms of information about the roadway around them. This article looks at how FPGAs can be leveraged to quickly bring new driver assistance innovations to market.
February - 2014
- M2M Promises Growth for Embedded, Wireless, Sensors, and More
The machine-to-machine (M2M) phenomenon is accelerating and is coming to just about any connected technology near you. Chris Ciufo, Senior Editor Similar to many