Fujitsu acquires Infineon software lab News & Analysis 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 Product News 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).
U.S. lead in patents narrows News & Analysis 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 News & Analysis 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).
Replay available now: A handful of emerging network technologies are competing to be the preferred wide-area connection for the Internet of Things. All claim lower costs and power use than cellular but none have wide deployment yet. Listen in as proponents of leading contenders make their case to be the metro or national IoT network of the future. Rick Merritt, EE Times Silicon Valley Bureau Chief, moderators this discussion. Join in and ask his guests questions.