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Freescale rolls IoT toolkit at Computex

6/5/2013 05:41 AM EDT
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joyhaa
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joyhaa   6/5/2013 7:22:14 PM
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coldfire still?

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ip2design   6/6/2013 7:13:09 AM
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ColdFire does the job without paying any royalty. In addition to that, it is bundled with an in-house OS. An easy way to start developing apps.

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daleste   6/7/2013 2:44:05 AM
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I thought IoT would be low power low cost, not 32 bit. Why is a 32 bit processor required for this? Isn't it overkill?

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Olaf.Barheine   6/7/2013 6:28:02 AM
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Oh, there are things in the world with internet connection, which need a lot of computation power. ;-) But you are right, for many (maybe most) devices 16 or even 8 bit would be absolutely enough.

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Consultofactus   6/7/2013 6:25:56 PM
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If you're running a comm stack like TCP/IP or BTLE or similar 32 bit isn't a bad idea.

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VNP   6/7/2013 11:51:27 PM
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GoldFire will be used just for getting fused data. And it is the duty of application processor to analyse and communicate over Internet. If we add into consideration the mobility we have to think about power saving techniques.

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JeannetteWilson   6/18/2013 8:12:46 PM
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32-bit architectures can yield significant power savings over 8-bit since you can do more work per instruction.

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