December - 2016
- Time for a New Approach to Video Bridging
As the I/O landscape for automotive, industrial, and other applications continues to evolve at near breakneck speed, designers need a single programmable video bridge that supports
- Design Advantages of Programmable, Efficient SoC Architectures
Flexible interfacing, hardware reconfigurability, and improved power efficiency are among the benefits programmable SoCs offer. System-on-Chip (SoC) architectures are an innovative
November - 2016
- Meeting Storage Requirements for In-Vehicle Computing
The technology developments that are bringing cars closer to the ideal balance of high capacity storage and long service life.
- Intel® Natural Language Processing Won’t Hit the Wall Anytime Soon
Delivering language and machine learning capabilities to eHealthâwith an eye toward automotive, robotics, and more There is a transition in healthcare, whereby electronic equipment
- Innovations and Ideas From ARM TechCon 2016
This yearâs event featured the new owner â Masayoshi Son, numerous security features, new IOT Cortex cores and updated third-party platforms. By John Blyler and staff, JB Systems There
- ARM TechCon 2016 Reveals the Internet of Useful Things
ARMÂ® Holdings, with a system point of view, pledges to support IoT âfrom chip-to-cloudâ with several new offerings, including a foray into SaaS. ARMâs extreme growth and recent,
October - 2016
- Energy Harvesting Reaps Rewards for Sensor Networks
Wireless sensors are being used in commercial and domestic buildings, vehicles and industrial settings, although some are also finding themselves deployed in nature to monitor wildlife.
- Move Over Apple Car; Linux is Going to Drive
Automotive Grade Linux is collaborating to build the car of the future through rapid innovation with eight major automotive OEM supporters. Toyota, for one, has made significant contributions
- ARM Cortex-R52 Meets Challenge of Autonomous Systems
The new ARMÂ® CortexÂ®-R52 can meet raised functional safety standards across multiple markets, from automotive to industrial and including healthcare. ARM Product Manager, James Scobie, tells Caroline Hayes how the companyâs latest processor can meet raised standards in increasingly complex systems.
- Extension Media Launches Machine Learning Developers Conference 2017
New event co-located with the IoT Developers Conference at the Santa Clara Convention Center in April SAN FRANCISCO, CA October 6, 2016 â Extension Media announced today
- Dissecting Drone Technology
Increases in computational power, improved energy efficiency in electronics, and the growth of the IoT industry in recent years are supporting advances in consumer and enterprise drones. Why
September - 2016
- The Quest to Simplify Human-Machine Interfaces
Taking a âclean sheetâ approach to HMI. Weâve come a long way from the earliest days of computing technology when physical switches provided data inputs and lamps were used
- No Holds Barred for Industrial Sensing
Europe currently leads the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) market, but North America is not slacking when it comes to collecting and analyzing data for use in manufacturing, transportation,
- Barriers to Digital Signage Ubiquity Keep Tumbling
Itâs increasingly a âlook ma, no seams!â world for Digital Signage, with chips that conserve power, GPUs that can do the heavy lifting, automated software platforms and mobile
- Keeping Ahead of Wireless Connectivity’s Quick Pace: Q&A with Avnet
Whether to address robust car-to-car communication, the role motion sensing is playing as cloud connectivity emerges, or other wireless connectivity issues, resources are available
August - 2016
- FAA Finally Recognizes the Need for Drones in Commercial Airspace
New technology can begin with a low perceived benefit, improving with time to accommodate conceptually new and useful applications that were simply not possible with prior art. For
- Satisfying the Industrial IoT’s Demand for High Performance at the Edge
As the IoT and increasing network bandwidths significantly change how applications are designed, edge and fog computing are powering server technology at the edge of the IIoT, and Server-on-Modules
- Narcissus, Meet Iris: Q&A with Digital Mirror Pioneer MemoMI
Until just a few years ago, using mirrors or reflections hadnât changed much since the lack of feedback from the âmirrorâ Narcissus used didnât turn out so well for him. Salvador
- Multi-function DSPs Keep Wearable Devices Ticking
Wearable device design relies on DSPs to provide always-on performance that is compatible with the battery-powered demands of this emerging market.
July - 2016
- Sensor Fusion: Reinventing Retail’s Store of the Future, Today
Since the beginning of retail, store managers have counted front door traffic, first very manually, then more systemically through beam counters and other technologies. The most accurate
- PCI Express Passes Other Standards Found in Automobile Entertainment Systems
Move over CANbus, PCI Express is the latest communications technology found in automotive infotainment. Regarding âcar tech,â we take for granted that every window motor, headlamp
June - 2016
- Day 2 at The ConFab 2016: Success in semiconductor growth and fab management
During the Tuesday morning sessions, ConFab attendees heard from speakers from Mentor Graphics, Intel, Infineon Technologies, Quantum Clean, and Edwards. Dr. Wally Rhines of Mentor
May - 2016
- Which GPS Receiver Matches Your Project or Prototype? A Look at 3
A new wave of GPS receivers has arrived. As the Internet of Things (IoT) flourishes beyond the office and home, inexpensive sensors and modulesâincluding professional and automotive
- Bridge of SPIs …
â¦also D-PHYs, Dual D-PHYs, sub-LVDS, and more. A new deviceâprogrammable ASSPâ takes on connectivity challenges. Just before the launch of Lattice Semiconductorâs CrossLinkâ¢,
- Challenges to Implementing the Internet of Things for Industrial Applications
Building industrial IoT systems is getting easier as both hardware and software building blocks come together to provide robust performance and security. The Internet of things (IoT)
- Why Thermal MEMS?
The reasons might resonate with you. âCapacitive Versus Thermal MEMS for High-Vibration Applicationsâ is the title of a recently issued white paper from sensor maker MEMSIC,
- Watching Processor IP Trends in the Smart Wearable Market
As shipments of wearable devices continue to rise, smartwatches have evolved to be one of the most popular devices in this sector. To make the most of a projected 42.8% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) developers are examining what qualities will be needed to drive adoption.
- How to Jump Start Custom SoCs with ARM’s DesignStart Portal
Custom System on Chip (SoC) devices are becoming a cost-effective alternative to the traditional discrete IC board designs. ARM provides the DesignStart portal on its website, offering free of charge access to semiconductor IP for the design of custom SoCs, with low-cost licensing for the commercialization phase. IP includes the ARMÂ® CortexÂ®-M0 processor and ARM ArtisanÂ® Physical IP solutions optimized for fabrication processes at leading silicon foundries.
- Newest Arduino Brings Wi-Fi and ARM to a Trim New Form Factor
Makers can choose from multiple development platforms for the Internet of Things (IoT), many of which feature processors based on ARMÂ® design cores. Mark Woods, ARMâs Applications Architect and Maker, discusses how the average maker, regardless of whether theyâve a degree in electrical engineering or not, can get started on a project.
- Bluetooth Low Energy Extends the Reach of Wireless Microcontrollers in the IoT
The role of Bluetooth Low Energy in embedded microcontrollers is opening up design, applications and services to users in the home and industry. Caroline Hayes (CH) asks Paul Williamson (PW), General Manager, Wireless Business Unit at ARMÂ® how the technology is changing the IoT rulebook.