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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.

Understanding and using No-OS and platform drivers

This article describes the use of no-OS (no operating system) drivers and platform drivers for building application firmware. Rapidly advancing technology needs software support (firmware…

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…

Design

Why Open RAN needs a zero-trust approach to cybersecurity

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.

FIDO device onboarding integrated into IoT identity access management

With the Device Authority announcing its support for FIDO device onboarding in its IoT identity access management platform, we take a closer look at FDO.

Quantum-enhanced keys on demand add security against cyberattacks

The new Quantum Origin platform uses the unpredictable nature of quantum mechanics to generate cryptographic keys seeded with verifiable quantum randomness.

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

New Exynos ray tracing mobile processor uses AMD based GPU

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.

Software-defined vehicles drive next-gen connected EV development

Software-defined vehicles, software-based simulation and neural processors in EVs and connected cars, with a look at developments from General Motors, Mercedes-Benz and Blackberry.

CES 2022: NXP first secure tri-radio device and 4D imaging radar for L2+

NXP Semiconductors launches tri-radio devices supporting Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2 and 802.15.4 protocols, and updates automotive 4D imaging radar portfolio.

Trends

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

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…

embedded news: Wi-Fi 6E, quantum IoT security, and 6G

A roundup of this week’s embedded news including Wi-Fi 6E news and products, IoT and cybersecurity, biocompatible semiconductors, as well as people and events news.

What is a system architect in SoC design?

With advanced chip design going into billions of gates on advanced nodes, dozens if not hundreds of engineers have to work together across various disciplines. The role of the system architect is vital in enabling the design, similar to that of a conductor in an orchestra.