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Sensor-based solutions for vital signs measurements

We’ve come a long way from fuel and oil pressure gauges in vehicles, and now every feature is instrumented and logged, so we can diagnose…

Evaluating an IoT security model against industry baselines

Building a house that is strong enough to withstand the test of time requires well-defined codes, specifications based on rigorous testing, and thorough certification.  Building…

Artificial intelligence algorithms and challenges for autonomous vehicles

Autonomous vehicles (AVs) are starting to become a real possibility in some parts of industry. Agriculture, transportation and military are some of the examples. The…

Designing open-source smart farming systems

In the last 20 years, computing has dramatically changed the world, and the agriculture industry has felt the impact. Advanced equipment can now lead to…

Compilers in the alien world of functional safety

Across sectors, the world of functional safety puts new requirements on developers. Functionally safe code must include defensive code to defend against unexpected events that…

Design

Evaluating an IoT security model against industry baselines

An introduction to confidential edge computing for IoT security

When talking about the internet of things (IoT), we often think of the security vulnerability of connected devices in the same breath.  However, it’s not…

Protection suite adds secure edge and cloud integration for IoT devices

A software framework developed to enable secure protection across the lifecycle of internet of things (IoT) devices has released a new version that now secures…

Security development tool broadens MCU support

IAR Systems has released new versions of the security development tool C-Trust and the Security from Inception Suite, which extend the device support with a…

Development

Developers offer combined solution for testing GUI-based embedded systems

AI-based substrate calibration tool accurately predicts failures

Paris-based EDA startup Intento Design has introduced an artificial-intelligence (AI) based tool that calibrates the extracted substrate model for any foundry design kit, combining AI…

MEMS design automation tool models wider range of geometries

For engineers designing and integrating for microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) devices such as motion sensors, microphones, timing devices and energy harvesters into other systems and circuits,…

New tool tackles layout vs schematic verification of early “dirty” designs

Increasing chip design complexity and size means tapeouts are getting harder and taking longer due to the corresponding escalation in the number of verification operations….

Hardware

Sensor-based solutions for vital signs measurements

Adaptive listening sensor ‘learns’ background noise, battery life rises

Piezoelectric MEMS technology company Vesper has announced its next generation microphone based on a listening sensor which ‘learns’ from background noise so that it stays…

Designing open-source smart farming systems

In the last 20 years, computing has dramatically changed the world, and the agriculture industry has felt the impact. Advanced equipment can now lead to…

IoT needs domain verticalization and solution-ready products

The internet of things (IoT) has become such a buzzword and so over-used that it feels like it might be way too complicated to deploy….

Software

Compilers in the alien world of functional safety

MEMS design automation tool models wider range of geometries

For engineers designing and integrating for microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) devices such as motion sensors, microphones, timing devices and energy harvesters into other systems and circuits,…

New tool tackles layout vs schematic verification of early “dirty” designs

Increasing chip design complexity and size means tapeouts are getting harder and taking longer due to the corresponding escalation in the number of verification operations….

Podcast: DAC 2020 preview – AI, ML and RISC-V on rise

In the latest edition of my embedded edge with Nitin podcast, we learn about some of the trends at this year’s Design Automation Conference (DAC…

Industry

Sensor-based solutions for vital signs measurements

Artificial intelligence algorithms and challenges for autonomous vehicles

Autonomous vehicles (AVs) are starting to become a real possibility in some parts of industry. Agriculture, transportation and military are some of the examples. The…

Developers offer combined solution for testing GUI-based embedded systems

A common requirement during testing of individual electric control units (ECU) or ECU networks is to exercise the entire system under test, including the graphical…

Low-power wristband features Bluetooth 5 contact tracing support

Atmosic’s ultra-low-power Bluetooth connectivity wearable solution will be at the heart of the new TraceSafe AllSafe wristbands. The AllSafe Wristband will be distributed to all…

Trends

Artificial intelligence algorithms and challenges for autonomous vehicles

Understanding the COM-HPC standard for modular system designs

The embedded computing industry is about to launch COM-HPC as the next-generation standard for modular system designs. Since COM-HPC is complex and sometimes misunderstood, there…

Medical sensor ASIC embeds ML accelerator

Custom ASIC design company EnSilica has unveiled its eSi-MediSense ASIC, a customizable single-chip medical sensor ASIC platform with a machine learning (ML) accelerator to help speed…

Making the most of growing streams of industrial data

Industry 4.0 (i4.0) and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) have been buzz words for several years and i4.0 concepts are actually implemented on more and…

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