Highlights

Designing with Bluetooth Mesh: Node communications

The first installment of this article series provided an overview of Bluetooth Mesh and the basic node and feature types supported by it. This installment...

How system level noise in digital interfaces can lead to spurious errors in serial Flash memory

In the relentless pursuit of higher performance at a system level, Integrated Device Manufacturers (IDMs) have become well versed in developing digital interfaces that are...

Finding efficient transport as data scales massively

Data is being procured at an ever increasing rate for analytics, machine learning, and other types of analysis. But Tbytes (or even Zbytes) of data...

Benchmark scores highlight broad range of machine-learning inference performance

MLPerf has released the first set of benchmark scores for its inference benchmark, following scores from the training benchmark which were released earlier this year....

When a DSP beats a hardware accelerator

Embedded CPUs took off almost everywhere because they offer flexibility along with pretty good performance and low power and usually much lower cost. When compared...

Design

Silicon-based security-as-a-service platform supports IoT edge devices

Acoustic networking offers unique benefits for secure data transfer

Using acoustic networking to transfer data provides some unique benefits for a vast number of applications in a wide array of industries. Applications range from...

Industrial IoT security builds on hardware

Industrial automation will be one of the biggest areas of spending on the internet of things (IoT) in 2019. So, how can the devices connecting...

IoT device security: A path to standardization

Setting up an IoT device is a crucial step. If we take the case of a consumer product, this process is expected to be done...

Development

Low-cost dev kits speed LoRaWAN development

IoT device security: A path to standardization

Setting up an IoT device is a crucial step. If we take the case of a consumer product, this process is expected to be done...

Toolkit supports automotive-quality AI

NXP Semiconductors rolled out a new deep learning toolkit called eIQ Auto. NXP is seeking to set itself apart from competitors by making its tools...

Development platform to offer open unified environment

SAN JOSE — When it comes to programming FPGAs, most people think you need to be a chip designer or a step up from being...

Hardware

Designing with Bluetooth Mesh: Node communications

How system level noise in digital interfaces can lead to spurious errors in serial Flash memory

In the relentless pursuit of higher performance at a system level, Integrated Device Manufacturers (IDMs) have become well versed in developing digital interfaces that are...

Kit provides mmWave development platform

RF and microwave specialist Mini-Circuits collaborated with Vayyar, a pioneer in 4D radar imaging, to offer RF/microwave engineers, researchers, and academia a ready-to-use 4D millimeter...

Small AI card handles heavy processing loads for mobile smart products

Nvidia has launched the Jetson Xavier NX, a new board which features the computing power of the AGX Xavier in the form factor of the...

Software

Software-driven power analysis

Using the Nucleus SE real-time operating system

View the RTOS Revealed series So far in this series of articles we have looked in detail at all the facilities that Nucleus SE has...

How low (power) can you go?

In my last post, “Arm Cortex-M low-power mode fundamentals”, we explored the fundamentals of low power modes that can be found on every Arm Cortex-M...

Understanding ADC code error rate

As high-speed analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) have increased in sampling rate, so has the problem of code errors — also known as sparkle codes — in...

Industry

Industry consortium eyes standards for autonomous vehicle hardware

Toolkit supports automotive-quality AI

NXP Semiconductors rolled out a new deep learning toolkit called eIQ Auto. NXP is seeking to set itself apart from competitors by making its tools...

How the transportation industry rolls on embedded data storage technology

Transportation technology isn’t what it used to be; it draws on the latest advances in processing, networking and data storage. This is especially true when...

Implantable wireless biosensor monitors cerebral blood flow

Researchers have created a new medical sensor that promises to revolutionize the ability of doctors to treat brain aneurysms. The device, which is battery-less, is...

Trends

Small AI card handles heavy processing loads for mobile smart products

Benchmark scores highlight broad range of machine-learning inference performance

MLPerf has released the first set of benchmark scores for its inference benchmark, following scores from the training benchmark which were released earlier this year....

The race is on for AI at the edge

In the past two years, artificial intelligence has morphed from academic marvel to global megatrend. Machine learning in some form is set to revolutionize almost...

Struggling to get the best engineers for your embedded projects?

Everyone knows that finding the right specialist skills at the right time in the ‘independent contractor market’ has become even more difficult over the past...