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Fujitsu acquires Infineon software lab
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1/26/2009   Post a comment
Fujitsu Microelectronics Europe (FME) has taken over a software development of Infineon subsidiary Comneon GmbH. The Linz (Austria) based lab has significant expertise in the segment of automotive embedded systems.
Freescale : Connectivity solution combines MCU and RTOS
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1/23/2009   Post a comment
Freescale Semiconductor has introduced a “one-stop-shop” industrial connectivity solution that combines its most highly integrated 32-bit ColdFire microcontroller (MCU) family with a complimentary offering of the company's MQX real-time operating system (RTOS).
Freescale offers free software license with microcontroller purchase
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1/22/2009   Post a comment
Freescale Semiconductor will give away software worth $95,000 to engineers choosing its microcontrollers for green energy, smart appliances, medical handhelds, factory automation and industrial control applications.
SOFTWARE TOOLS: ITTIA embedded RDBMS speeds i.MX processors in consumer apps
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1/20/2009   Post a comment
DB-SQL/i.MX combo enhances productivity and reduces cost of development
U.S. lead in patents narrows
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1/14/2009   Post a comment
The U.S. lead in patents slipped slightly in 2008, according to a report that comes amid an all time high in patent filings in the U.S—including a record in patents issued to IBM Corp.--but growing concern about the quality of patents.
Audi, TTTech show FlexRay car platform
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1/13/2009   Post a comment
FlexRay technology provider TTTech Automotive (Vienna) has introduced a FlexRay-based platform for chassis electronics. The pilot project has been developed in cooperation with car maker Audi AG's technology subsidiary Audi Electronics Venture (AEV).
The Virtual Vehicle: Part 1 - In-vehicle networking simulation and analysis
Design How-To  
1/10/2009   1 comment
In-vehicle networking allows room for optimization; however, it also allows opportunity for errors. The design of appropriate topologies for the physical layer has proven a tremendous challenge, requiring model-based methodologies and tools in order to validate topology concepts early in the design process.
SOFTWARE TOOLS: Elliptic launches its new embedded security architecture
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1/7/2009   Post a comment
Performance enhancements and complete symmetric/asymmetric algorithm libraries are star features of Ellipsys Security Architecture
Providing memory system and compiler support for MPSoc designs: Part 1
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1/5/2009   Post a comment
In a three part series, the authors, contributors to "Multiprocessor Systems-On-Chip" look at the variety of uniprocessor memory architectures and assess their usefulness in multicre designs. Part 1: Types of Memory Architectures
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What's the Best Traveling Toolkit?
Max Maxfield
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A few years ago at a family Christmas party, I won a pocket knife as part of a "Dirty Santa" game. This little scamp was a Buck 730 X-Tract. In addition to an incredibly strong and sharp ...

Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer

Future Engineers: Don’t 'Trip Up' on Your College Road Trip
Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer
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A future engineer shares his impressions of a recent tour of top schools and offers advice on making the most of the time-honored tradition of the college road trip.

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
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I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

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Karen Field
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