From the systems software point of view, the dual core lockstep approach has clear advantages. Abort handlers can detect cpu faults, and reject/restart data processing operations, using normal software development methodologies. It would be nice having a discussion on the abort handlers for the RM48 to detect and recover from cpu faults, and use of the CRC hardware for data structure signoff and protection.
As we unveil EE Times’ 2015 Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. Panelists Dan Armbrust (investment firm Silicon Catalyst), Andrew Kau (venture capital firm Walden International), and Stan Boland (successful serial entrepreneur, former CEO of Neul, Icera) join in the live debate.