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.
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.