Embedded news: Week of April 7- 11, 2014
Collected here are my Editor’s Top Picks of embedded industry product and technology news stories for the week of April 7- 11, 2014
Freescale Semiconductor is introducing the QorIQ LS2085A and LS2045A SoCs based on Layerscape architecture.
Intersil Corporation has announced small-form-factor, half-/full-bridge drivers that significantly extend power usage and overall product life of multi-cell lithium ion (Li) battery devices operating from 5V to 50V.
Texas Instruments has expanded the availability of tiny package sizes to several new families of ultra-low power MSP430 microcontrollers (MCUs).
connectBlue has added Internet of Things (IoT) Gateway functionality to its Bluetooth Dual-mode Access Point RBE221s, also referred to as a Bluetooth Smart Ready Access Point.Qualcomm targets "connected computing" with nextgen Snapdragon mobile CPUs
Company's new 64-bit 810 and 808 ARM-based CPUs incorporate support for Category 6 LTE Advanced and carrier aggregation up to 60 MHz
To speed web service deployment on its Internet of Things devices, Freescale showed off at its Technology Forum this week an IoT Gateway One Box Platform to support the secure delivery of IoT servicesMicrium gets ready for the IoT flood
At the ESC /EE Live! conference, Christian Legare, Micruum's CTO, laid out some of the plans it has to meet the challenge of developing the IoT protocol, Java, and cloud-based infrastrucuture needed to support developers
Company's embedded application analysis tool has enhanced capabilities for security, safety standards compliance, and binary testing of third-party code.
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