TenAsys releases distributed RTOS Product News 2/29/2012 Post a comment TenAsys Corporation's INtime Distributed RTOS enables programmers to write easily-scalable applications that run without modification on different system configurations
SYSGO releases new PikeOS version 3.3 Product News 2/28/2012 Post a comment SYSGO has announced the new 3.3 release of its flagship product PikeOS, which extends SMP and Linux support to new multicore architectures, along with new certifiable file system, certifiable IP stack, performance improvements, and many enhancements in tools.
Google's Schmidt talks up the transformative power of connectivity News & Analysis 2/28/2012 5 comments Rather than spend a lot of time talking about Google, Android OS or even recent changes in the company's privacy policies, Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt used his Mobile World Congress keynote to highlight the need for bringing greater Internet connectivity to the world's most under-served markets.
Basics of embedded firewalls - Part 2: True security for the Internet of Things Design How-To 2/27/2012 1 comment When implementing a firewall, engineers must consider the services provided by the device to determine the appropriate type of filtering, as well as choose among commercial, open-source, or custom firewall solutions. Regardless of the approach selected, it is critical to include a firewall to protect the devices making up The Internet of Things.
Nokia pins app hopes on Boston office News & Analysis 2/18/2012 8 comments Finnish phone maker Nokia may not have a “plan B” when it comes to operating systems, having put all of its eggs decisively in Microsoft’s Windows 8 basket, but the firm has another sneaky strategy to get back in the game; developing geolocation apps for Apple’s iPhone and Google’s Android, as well as its own phones.
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.