TTTech, GE Fanuc partner for aerospace, military deals News & Analysis 6/15/2009 Post a comment Time-triggered technologies specialist TTTech Computertechnik AG (Vienna, Austria) and embedded computing group GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms have teamed to develop and sell companies in the aerospace and defense electronics sectors systems combing the Austrian group's TTEthernet technology and GE Fanuc platforms.
Sun starts porting OpenSolaris to ARM chips News & Analysis 6/11/2009 Post a comment Sun Microsystems has started porting its OpenSolaris operating system on to ARM processor cores, targeting mobile, handheld and embedded applications, on the heels of being made available on Sparc processors targeting mainframes.
French PE group acquires Mercury Computer unit News & Analysis 6/10/2009 Post a comment Embedded boards and software specialist Mercury Computer Systems Inc. (Chelmsford, Mass.) has sold its Visualization Sciences group (VSG) to Toulouse, France based private equity firm IRDI-ICSO for $12 million upfront, plus up to $2.5 million in possible earn-outs.
Group targets open source cloud computing News & Analysis 6/9/2009 Post a comment Executives from Hewlett-Packard, Intel and Yahoo are calling for developers to create an open source software standard for cloud computing and showed their efforts at the first annual Open Cirrus Summit.
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. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.