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
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.
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. Are the design challenges the same as with embedded systems, but with a little developer- and IT-skills added in? What do engineers need to know? Rick Merritt talks with two experts about the tools and best options for designing IoT devices in 2016. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.