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Meeting emerging requirements for reliable data logging in automotive systems

Event data recorders (EDRs), often called black boxes, are not new in automotive electronics. EDRs have been recording data in cars for almost 50 years….

A quick introduction to instruction set architecture and extensibility

In computer science, an instruction set architecture (ISA) is an abstract model of a computer. It’s also referred to as architecture or computer architecture. Moreover,…

Reaching across the functional safety vs agile development divide

Has the time come to call a truce between functional safety and Agile software development? In my first real software job in the early 1980s,…

Bitwise operations on device registers

Although expertise may be required in many application domains, a lot of embedded software is focused on the control of peripheral devices and this can…

Memory device makers target ASIL compliance

TORONTO—It will be a while before DDR5 dominates the DRAM market, but when it comes to automotive applications, it makes sense to get a head…

Design

Building security into an AI SoC using CPU features with extensions

New Armv9 takes on security and AI

Arm has launched its first new architecture in a decade, Armv9, which address security through a new confidential compute architecture (CCA) and the ever-increasing artificial…

The missing tech foundations for smart buildings

From an engineering point of view, we can easily make buildings smarter since we already have the required processors and software. Engineers can place a…

Identifying requirements for E/E development

Looming large for those developing the next-generation autonomous vehicles is a challenge of identifying requirements for their new E/E architecture. The increasing complexity of today’s…

Development

Embedded computing and GUI firms in $1.6bn AMETEK acquisition spree

Low power AI vision board lasts ‘years’ on single battery

Eta Compute has launched an integrated artificial intelligence (AI) embedded vision board which the company claims can enable vision applications that can last for years…

Linaro releases monthly GNU toolchain integration builds

Aiming to bridge the gap between the six-monthly official releases from Arm, Linaro is to release monthly GNU toolchain integration builds for testing. The GNU…

Security compliance, root of trust, software at embedded world 2021

As the debate rages on whether last year’s massive power outage in the city of Mumbai was the result of a cyber-attack, the issue of…

Industry

Meeting emerging requirements for reliable data logging in automotive systems

AImotive shows 98% edge vision efficiency on Nextchip Apache5

Automotive driving software and intellectual property company AImotive said it has successfully demonstrated automotive neural network vision applications executing at up to 98% efficiency on…

Memory device makers target ASIL compliance

TORONTO—It will be a while before DDR5 dominates the DRAM market, but when it comes to automotive applications, it makes sense to get a head…

AV software platform providers tally design wins

There have been a lot of recent design wins for many of the autonomous vehicle software (AV) platform companies. “Design wins” means agreements between the…

Trends

AI and robotics tech team up for firefighters

RF energy harvesting finds growing role in AI-driven applications

The increasing demand for wireless devices such as mobile phones and computers shows the importance of wireless applications worldwide. These devices, however, require continuous power…

Machine learning algorithm exploits ReRAM variability

TORONTO—Sometimes a problem can become its own solution. For CEA-Leti scientists, it means that traits of resistive-RAM (ReRAM) devices that have been previously considered as…

My year on embedded: top 10 reads

So as LinkedIn told me that I’d completed my one-year anniversary as Editor-in-chief of embedded.com, I decided to take a look at what people have…

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