Freescale eyes ARM server play
Design How-To 2/28/2013 12 comments
Freescale CEO Gregg Lowe (shown) told EE Times his company is in good shape to exploit an Internet-driven boom in embedded applications from the humble microcontroller up to networking and servers
When is IP theft OK?
Blog 2/27/2013 23 comments
That the Chinese are hacking North American networks should surprise no one, especially in the electronics industry. We're all doing it.
Android, FreeRTOS top EE Times' 2013 embedded survey
News & Analysis 2/27/2013 15 comments
Android has become the most popular third-party operating system for embedded applications according to a survey of engineers – but as they become more familiar respondents may be starting to shy away from the OS for future projects.
VHF, VHF, wherefore art thou VHF?
Engineering Pop Culture! 2/26/2013 39 comments
I want a small box that can connect via WiFi to the Internet on one side and stream live television (in the form of a VHF signal) out of the other side.
An introduction to piezo MEMS oscillators
Design How-To 2/26/2013 Post a comment
Piezoelectrically transduced pMEMS resonators have emerged as one of the strong candidates for replacing quartz technology for high-frequency, low phase noise reference applications. In this paper, IDT introduces the design principles and performance characteristics of pMEMS oscillators.
Embedded systems next for hack attacks
Design How-To 2/26/2013 4 comments
Developers of embedded systems were told they need to take a holistic approach to security by Stuart McClure, CEO of Cylance, who provided the opening keynote at the Embedded World conference and exhibition.
SoC Verification Growing Up Fast
Blog 2/26/2013 Post a comment
Just as with iPhamily of products -- where each new format was adopted more quickly than the previous one -- SoC verification will benefit from the lessons learned during the development.