Highlights

Can low-code IoT development tools yield secure systems?

The IoT has enabled rapid digital transformation across industries. A 2019 report from International Data Corporation (IDC) predicts that the number of IoT devices around...

AI chip architecture targets graph processing

TOKYO — AI processor designer Blaize, formerly known as ThinCI (pronounced “Think-Eye”), revealed its fully programmable Graph Streaming Processor (GSP) will go into volume production...

Using multiple inference chips takes careful planning

The last two years have been extremely busy in the inferencing chip business. For a while, it seemed like every other week another company introduced...

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...

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

Tiny temperature sensor features low power consumption

AI chip architecture targets graph processing

TOKYO — AI processor designer Blaize, formerly known as ThinCI (pronounced “Think-Eye”), revealed its fully programmable Graph Streaming Processor (GSP) will go into volume production...

Using multiple inference chips takes careful planning

The last two years have been extremely busy in the inferencing chip business. For a while, it seemed like every other week another company introduced...

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...

Software

Interfacing with modern sensors: Polled ADC drivers

Software-driven power analysis

Power tends to cost; high power costs highly. This rather forced adaptation of Lord Acton’s famous quote captures two important aspects of semiconductor design and...

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...

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

AI chip architecture targets graph processing

Using multiple inference chips takes careful planning

The last two years have been extremely busy in the inferencing chip business. For a while, it seemed like every other week another company introduced...

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...

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....