Active driver assistance on every car News & Analysis 6/26/2013 7 comments Freescale radar chip set promises to reduce the cost and bulk of active radar systems for all models of vehicle thus meeting emerging mandates for advanced driver assistance systems.
Imagination profit drops on R&D spend News & Analysis 6/19/2013 2 comments Despite strong growth in customers' units shipped and revenues, profit declined at processor licensor Imagination in the 2013 financial year as it spent on R&D.
What are the engineering and design challenges in creating successful IoT devices? These devices are usually small, resource-constrained electronics designed to sense, collect, send, and/or interpret data. Some of the devices need to be smart enough to act upon data in real time, 24/7. Are the design challenges the same as with embedded systems, but with a little developer- and IT-skills added in? What do engineers need to know? Rick Merritt talks with two experts about the tools and best options for designing IoT devices in 2016. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.