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How vapor phase soldering can aid prototyping

High quality should be kept in mind when choosing a soldering system for the small quantities needed for prototyping purposes. Reflow soldering processes are common…

Secure edge device provisioning

A secure and robust over-the-air (OTA) software update solution can mitigate security risks associated with deployed devices at the edge of the network. A connected…

Why Open RAN needs a zero-trust approach to cybersecurity

The rise of network softwarization and cloud has encouraged a more diverse supply chain and consequently, the zero-trust approach is discussed as a possible way to address the cybersecurity risks that comes with it.

Are we ready for open-source software in safety-critical embedded systems?

Proprietary RTOS / embedded operating systems vendors see growing customer demand for a move toward an open-source model, albeit a modified one that builds trust and confidence that security and safety of both software and hardware can be ensured.

Trends driving the future of high-performance computing (HPC)

Synopsys executives take a look at the top predictions on new markets HPC will enter this year, such as edge HPC, security, and evolving architectures like 3DIC and chiplets that will support HPC applications.

Design

Secure edge device provisioning

Arm releases CHERI-based Morello board to explore next-gen security

Morello serves as a real-world test platform for deployment of more secure hardware architecture in processors of the future. It uses CHERI to extend conventional hardware ISAs with new architectural features to enable fine-grained memory protection and scalable software compartmentalization.

Why Open RAN needs a zero-trust approach to cybersecurity

The rise of network softwarization and cloud has encouraged a more diverse supply chain and consequently, the zero-trust approach is discussed as a possible way to address the cybersecurity risks that comes with it.

Unpredictability of quantum is key to IoT security

Generating encryption keys using quantum mechanics is a major part of the solving the IoT security challenge. This can harness the true unpredictability of quantum mechanics to produce encryption keys that are near-perfectly unpredictable and protected from adversaries.

Development

Avular debuts modular mobile robotics hardware and software

Achieving accurate low-power validation

Choosing the right tool to measure low power leads to more accurate power validation, which, in turn, enhances product performance. In an increasingly connected world, electronic devices are becoming…

CrossSync PHY interposer supports PCIe 5.0 in CEM form factor

New interposer brings CrossSync PHY capability to the CEM specification form factor at the full PCIe 5.0 rate of 32 GT/s. It includes probing points for reference clock, sideband signal, and power rail voltage and current monitoring, in addition to data signals for the protocol analyzer.

Xilinx doubles Alveo HBM, adds clustering for HPC & big data workloads

Xilinx said its new Alveo U55C card is purpose-built for HPC and big data workloads, offering the highest compute density and HBM capacity in the Alveo accelerator portfolio.

Industry

Alfamation supports APIX3 automotive infotainment testing

TASKING SmartCode supports development of Infineon AURIX MCU

TASKING said this is currently the only productive development environment with compiler on the market that supports all architectures in the AURIX TC4x.

New Exynos ray tracing mobile processor uses AMD based GPU

Samsung Electronics’ new Exynos 2200 mobile processor offers hardware-accelerated ray tracing and also incorporates latest Armv9 CPU core.

embedded news: software-defined vehicles, open lidar, biowearables

A roundup of this week’s embedded news includes more coverage from CES 2022, including a look at software-defined vehicles, open lidar API, and biowearables.

Trends

embedded news: Arm Morello, Digital Security by Design, OpenHW Group

Khronos and EMVA call for participants for camera open API

Having established the exploratory group in 2021, the two organizations are now working on developing the open, royalty-free API for embedded cameras, with design work expected to start in February 2022.

Trends driving the future of high-performance computing (HPC)

Synopsys executives take a look at the top predictions on new markets HPC will enter this year, such as edge HPC, security, and evolving architectures like 3DIC and chiplets that will support HPC applications.

The building blocks of artificial vision

Preconfigured embedded vision building blocks offer a faster path to custom AI-accelerated systems needed in a growing list of applications. The eye is the result…