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.