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Standardizing data interchanges among design tools in the ECU development process: Pt. 2 - Function-driven development and basic software
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12/23/2008   Post a comment
Development tools that can process automotive electronics system models and description formats are becoming established. This article discusses the potential uses of data interchange in an AUTOSAR tool chain example.
SOFTWARE TOOLS: Birdstep's RDM Embedded 9.0 features MicroHTTP server
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12/22/2008   Post a comment
Developers can now create Web-based applications that remotely access the database
SOFTWARE TOOLS: Intel's Parallel Toolset Moves to Beta
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12/22/2008   Post a comment
Intel has just released the public beta of Intel Parallel Composer to allow Windows developers to adopt parallelism for multicore.
Camera design for machine vision
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12/19/2008   Post a comment
The fundamental components of machine vision and a close look at camera requirements, including image sensor technology, architecture requirements, interface standards, resolutions, frame rates and signal processing.
Standardizing data interchanges among design tools in the ECU development process: Pt. 1 - Models, formats, and data management
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12/18/2008   Post a comment
Development tools that can process automotive electronics system models and description formats are becoming established. This article discusses the potential uses of data interchange in an AUTOSAR tool chain example.
SOFTWARE TOOLS: eXtremeDB upgrade has higher performance & KD-Tree database index
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12/16/2008   Post a comment
Version 4.0 beta of the embedded database program includes multi-version concurrency control and improved multi-user coordination
Letter to the editor: Fast hardware, slow software
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12/12/2008   5 comments
A reader bemoans the fact that faster computers are slowed by software.
Security alert: Beware of USB memory sticks
News & Analysis  
12/9/2008   1 comment
The next time you find a USB memory stick in a parking lot or outside your house, think twice before plugging it in: It could cost you your intellectual property or personal identity. That was the startling alert put out by Adriel Desautels, chief technology officer at anti-hacking specialist firm NetraGard. And it's only the start.
Video: M'soft exec on federal research, multicore
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12/3/2008   1 comment
Daniel Reed, a senior Microsoft executive, speaks out on the need for federal funding for basic research and on the transition to parallel programming.
1394 Automotive offers future-proof vehicle network design
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12/3/2008   Post a comment
Alternative standard to MOST and Ethernet provides long life cycles along with performance, security, flexibility, and economy.


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