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Thread vs Bluetooth: the VHS vs Betamax of IoT connections?

Two low power radio internet protocols seek dominance in IoT, but is Thread vs Bluetooth looking like a similar battle to VHS vs Betamax in the 1980s?

Redefining firmware security

A review of potentially unaddressed vectors inherent in current platforms and a look at a potential solution for preventing firmware attacks and elevating platform security based on a trusted control/compute unit security processor.

Achieving full MCU partition isolation: Interrupts, debugging and hardware

Achieving full microcontroller (MCU) partition isolation is essential for achieving high security for MCU-based systems. This article wraps up a series on this complex topic…

Arcane, complex vulnerability disclosure programs hinder security

Most product vulnerabilities are now discovered not by the affected vendor, but by outside sources like third-party researchers, and they’re all over the map. Vulnerabilities…

10 criteria for selecting a code coverage tool

Code coverage is mandatory for safety-critical software development for good reason, but it is also a good method for anyone who wants to improve their…

Design

Redefining firmware security

ADLINK brings Ampere Altra SoCs to embedded with COM-HPC modules

ADLINK said its new COM-HPC Ampere Altra is world’s first 80-core Arm based COM-HPC module that eliminates power-performance limitations.

ChipDNA PUF security co-processor provides 30x lower power

New PUF technology based cryptographic controller is suitable for securing IoT nodes including medical and wearable devices, as well as long-term deployments in security-critical harsh environments.

German Bundesliga extends AWS ML to broadcast player efficiency data

Bundesliga uses AWS machine learning and analytics to give fans deeper insights into the game of football, now adding shot efficiency and passing profile to its match facts to be broadcast for the 2021-22 season.

Development

10 criteria for selecting a code coverage tool

QuickLogic has new automatic eFPGA creation tool

Based on the OpenFPGA IP generator, Australis tool enables users to generate customized IP for any foundry or process node within days.

Optimizing RTD temperature sensing systems: Wiring configurations

In this second article on resistance temperature detector (RTD) sensing system optimization, we discuss the three RTD wiring configurations and how they impact accuracy. This…

Blending hardware and software for better audio

Optimizing both hardware and software is essential to deliver quality sound systems but the complexity of state of the art audio systems makes implementation difficult….

Industry

SOAFEE architecture for embedded edge enables software defined cars

ADLINK brings Ampere Altra SoCs to embedded with COM-HPC modules

ADLINK said its new COM-HPC Ampere Altra is world’s first 80-core Arm based COM-HPC module that eliminates power-performance limitations.

Blending hardware and software for better audio

Optimizing both hardware and software is essential to deliver quality sound systems but the complexity of state of the art audio systems makes implementation difficult….

How AI technologies are affecting the automotive industry

For the foreseeable future, AI developers must proceed with caution in building safe, robust automated systems. First, a few perspectives on AI: It’s a misnomer!…

Trends

embedded news week: September kicks off event season

Arcane, complex vulnerability disclosure programs hinder security

Most product vulnerabilities are now discovered not by the affected vendor, but by outside sources like third-party researchers, and they’re all over the map. Vulnerabilities…

Scalable fusion processors meld MCU, AI, wireless and security

New fusion processors target next generation IoT devices requiring integrated efficient AI, wireless connectivity, trusted security and long battery life. Alif Semiconductor has emerged from…

Power-analysis tools aid low-power AI chip design

Running a power analysis for an AI chip requires suitable tools able to acquire and process hundreds of gigabytes to analyze trillions or billions of…

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