Automotive network security without compromise Design How-To 3/24/2006 Post a comment Hardware/software integration, and isolation, spur automotive telematics privacy, reliability, and integrity. To address network connectivity risks, next-generation vehicles demand underlying hardware and software that can provide rigorous security, operational reliability, and real-time performance.
Modules give I/O flexibility to industrial computer Product News 3/20/2006 Post a comment Looking for an alternative to industrial PLCs or PC motherboard-based industrial computers? Then check out Sealevel Systems's latest ruggedized rack-mounted box. Running up to a 1.4-GHz Pentium M, Sealevel's R2000 offers modular I/O expansion, fanless operation, and embedded Windows that lets applications execute from CompactFlash.
IBM to license Rambus IP for Cell BE chips News & Analysis 3/17/2006 Post a comment Processor IP company Rambus Inc. has signed a technology license agreement with International Business Machines, enabling the company to build Cell Broadband Engine (Cell BE) processors and companion chips using Rambus' FlexIO processor bus and XDR memory interface technologies.
Class action suit expanded against IBM News & Analysis 3/14/2006 Post a comment Attorneys for plaintiffs in the class action lawsuit against International Business Machines Corp. seeking overtime pay announced that the suit has expanded to include state claims in Colorado, Illinois, Minnesota and New Jersey.
FPGA-based platform speeds in-vehicle testing Design How-To 3/3/2006 Post a comment Automotive tests often require unique equipment, resulting in large amounts of money spent on gear for only a few specific tests. Field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) permit engineers to create a single platform to solve a variety of in-vehicle test applications.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.