It's really not strange at all when you look at Mentor's existing embedded products. Mentor has been talking for years about getting more involved in the "adjacent" automotive electronics market. And Mentor is pretty involved now. The company's offerings for the automotive sector are broad and deep.
Replay available now: A handful of emerging network technologies are competing to be the preferred wide-area connection for the Internet of Things. All claim lower costs and power use than cellular but none have wide deployment yet. Listen in as proponents of leading contenders make their case to be the metro or national IoT network of the future. Rick Merritt, EE Times Silicon Valley Bureau Chief, moderators this discussion. Join in and ask his guests questions.