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Embedded news: Week of April 7- 11, 2014

April 10, 2014

Bernard Cole-April 10, 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 QorIQ multicore processors deliver software-defined approach to virtualized networks

Freescale Semiconductor is introducing the QorIQ LS2085A and LS2045A SoCs based on Layerscape architecture.

Half- and full-bridge drivers extend battery and product life of multi-cell lithium ion battery-powered products

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.

TI adds tiny package sizes to MSP430 MCU family

Texas Instruments has expanded the availability of tiny package sizes to several new families of ultra-low power MSP430 microcontrollers (MCUs).

connectBlue enables IoT gateway feature in Bluetooth Dual-mode Access Point

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

Freescale shows off IoT gateway in a box platform

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 services

Micrium 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

GrammaTech zeros in on code standards compliance with CodeSonar 4

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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