EDA/IP weekly roundup – October 31st News & Analysis 10/31/2012 Post a comment ARM, Cadence, Cortus, DcD, DisplaySearch, Elliptic, eSilicon, Forte, Imperas, Jasper, LDRA, Mentor, Proton, Space, Synopsys, Uniquify, Xilinx and XYALIS made the lineup today. See here for their news
Apple drops two senior execs News & Analysis 10/30/2012 5 comments Scott Forstall, senior vice president of Apple's iOS operating system, is one of two executives leaving the company in a structural shakeup.
Tektronix boosts PCIe 3.0 Tx/Rx automation test Product News 10/26/2012 Post a comment A new interference test set and other enhancements to Tektronix’ BERTScope bit-error-rate testers and PCI Express test software give silicon, host, and card designers a powerful automated transmitter/receiver compliance and debug platform for the PCI Express 3.0 bus standard.
NASA and WPI open robot competition News & Analysis 10/25/2012 Post a comment NASA and the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) have opened registration and are seeking teams to compete in next year's robot technology demonstration competition, which offers as much as $1.5 million in prize money.
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.