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Tracking AV software platforms

It is time to update my pictorial view of the competition and cooperation across the leading autonomous vehicle (AV) software platforms. The latest version is…

Helping developers build apps for multi-access edge computing

In the network transformation we are going through and as 5G deployment continues to expand, edge computing is definitely a must have – putting processing…

Using RFID tags for home security monitoring

In order to simplify their installation and operation, modern home security systems must be able to monitor their environments wirelessly. This includes monitoring perimeter security,…

An IoT ontology for cross-domain smart applications

Building smart Internet of Things (IoT) applications requires interchanging and using information from others—whether people or machines—but also needs to understand unambiguously such information. To…

Multicore systems, hypervisors, and multicore frameworks

Software for multicore embedded systems can be very complex. A frequent subject of discussion is how to implement the code on each core so that…

Design

Secure 32-bit Wi-FI MCU module is pre-provisioned for cloud

Using RFID tags for home security monitoring

In order to simplify their installation and operation, modern home security systems must be able to monitor their environments wirelessly. This includes monitoring perimeter security,…

New AI acceleration modules enhance edge performance

Artificial intelligence (AI) chipmaker Hailo has launched its M.2 and Mini PCIe high-performance AI acceleration modules for empowering edge devices. Based on its Hailo-8 processor,…

Memory plays vital role in security

Security features for memory are not new, but increased connectivity compounded by the pandemic-driven surge in remote work means safeguarding data is more critical and…

Development

Synopsys introduces silicon lifecycle management platform

Ray tracing levels aims for clarity with imaging graphics SoCs

All ray tracing capabilities on the market today are not equal. With more imaging graphics systems on chip (SoCs) using ray tracing acceleration, Imagination Technologies…

Oscilloscope series targets embedded system design

Test & measurement (T&M) instruments allow engineers to see and understand what is happening in different electronic and mechanical processes or systems. These devices obtain,…

Signal and spectrum analyzer offers 8.3 GHz internal analysis bandwidth

Rohde & Schwarz has introduced a new version of its FSW high-end signal and spectrum analyzer which now supports an extended 8.3 GHz internal analysis…

Hardware

Secure 32-bit Wi-FI MCU module is pre-provisioned for cloud

Li-Fi networking gains ground

Let there be light — Light Fidelity, that is — also known as li-fi indoor wireless networks that initially could support home office chores and…

How sensor technology enables context awareness in hearables

One of the fastest-growing verticals in consumer electronics is the hearables market. These on-ear devices, ranging from wireless earbuds to hearing aids, are more than…

Helping developers build apps for multi-access edge computing

In the network transformation we are going through and as 5G deployment continues to expand, edge computing is definitely a must have – putting processing…

Software

Imperas extends RISC-V reference simulator for coverage driven verification analysis

Synopsys introduces silicon lifecycle management platform

Synopsys has introduced a silicon lifecycle management platform which it said is the industry’s first to provide data-analytics driven monitoring and optimization across the entire…

Wally Rhines: silicon growth to continue to 2038

In a recent webinar discussion, Wally Rhines talked about the future of the semiconductor industry and its prospects for recovery after Covid-19 and growth beyond,…

New Renesas ASSPs based on Andes RISC-V to sample in 2021

As part of a technology intellectual property (IP) cooperation, Renesas Electronics Corporation has announced it will embed Andes Technology’s AndesCore™ IP 32-bit RISC-V CPU cores…

Industry

Tracking AV software platforms

Medical image sensor shrinks endoscope design

The OmniVision OH02A1S provides simultaneous white-light RGB and IR monochrome capture in a single CMOS medical image sensor. Using the OH02A1S, designers of chip-on-tip endoscopes…

Arm adds CPU, GPU and ISP for autonomous and vision safety

Arm has introduced a new suite of intellectual property (IP) comprising new CPU, GPU and ISP (image signal processor) to enable scalable, power efficient compute…

Automotive tire tech runs on materials science, electronics

The early tires were rather primitive—just solid rubber strips. Then, Charles Goodyear’s invention of vulcanized rubber allowed Robert Thomson to patent the vulcanized rubber pneumatic…

Trends

An IoT ontology for cross-domain smart applications

LaSAR Alliance to collaborate on AR smart-glasses development

STMicroelectronics has announced the launch of the LaSAR Alliance (laser scanning for augmented reality), an ecosystem of technology developers, suppliers and manufacturers collaborating to develop…

Wally Rhines: silicon growth to continue to 2038

In a recent webinar discussion, Wally Rhines talked about the future of the semiconductor industry and its prospects for recovery after Covid-19 and growth beyond,…

Datafication and edge autonomy drive smart solutions

If there’s one word that describes the new age of data that we seem to be living in, it’s probably “datafication”. And then there’s “edge…

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