Philips Unveils USB Bridge Controller Chip News & Analysis 5/23/2003 Post a comment Hoping to take advantage of Universal Serial Bus (USB) ports already widely available in a range of consumer appliances, Royal Philips Electronics (Eindhoven, the Netherlands) is rolling out what the company claims is the industry's first USB bridge controller chip.<
IBM Pushes PowerPC Licensing News & Analysis 5/2/2003 Post a comment IBM has joined with Cadence and Synopsys in an effort to expand the licensing of its PowerPC cores for use in ASICs and ASSPs. Synopsys will develop synthesizable versions of the processor and add it to its DesignWare library starting next quarter.
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.