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posted in October 2011
GHS and Silex build secure Wi-Fi platform
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10/30/2011   Post a comment
Silex's latest Qualcomm Atheros Wi-Fi radio modules and security supplicant software offerings are now integrated and available for Green Hills Software's INTEGRITY real-time operating system – the foundation for its Platform for Secure Wireless Devices.
ARM unveils 64-bit architecture
News & Analysis  
10/27/2011   41 comments
ARM Holdings has announced that its next-gen ARMv8 architecture will include the firm’s first 64-bit instruction set, pushing ARM-based processors into new segments of the consumer and enterprise markets.
RTOSs support ARINC 653 Part 4
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10/24/2011   Post a comment
DDC-I offers the interfaces and scheduling model of the standard with two new variants of the Deos RTOS for avionics and safety-critical applications.
No dual-core Windows Phone until late 2012
News & Analysis  
10/21/2011   13 comments
Microsoft Corp.’s Windows Phone devices will likely not run dual-core processors or boast 720p Retina display-like screens until late 2012, according to a leaked roadmap.
Mentor Graphics' next-gen Nucleus RTOS addresses power management and connectivity for embedded systems
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10/20/2011   Post a comment
Mentor Graphics Corporation's has released the third generation of its Nucleus real time operating system (RTOS) with new power management, connectivity, and wireless communication features.
Security traps to trump Android-based phones, tablets
News & Analysis  
10/17/2011   6 comments
A team of Virginia Tech researchers has modified Google’s Android operating system to create security features to remotely lock smart phones and wipe out sensitive data downloaded in specific physical locations.
Smart OS strategy makes multicore viable for medical devices
Design How-To  
10/10/2011   Post a comment
This article discusses the validation of safety claims for systems running on multicore processors, as well as OS characteristics that can facilitate multicore migration.
IEF: Group behavior is the design, says ASV
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10/9/2011   Post a comment
While experts often extrapolate current growth figures and developments to paint futures abundant in technology Professor Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli, of the University of California, Berkeley electronic engineering and computer science department, has cautioned that we must also look at the design challenges that will enable or prevent us getting there.


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Glen Chenier

Engineers Solve Analog/Digital Problem, Invent Creative Expletives
Glen Chenier
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An analog engineer and a digital engineer join forces, use their respective skills, and pull a few bunnies out of a hat to troubleshoot a system with which they are completely unfamiliar. ...

Max Maxfield

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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