A roundup of this week’s embedded news including the background behind Arm’s new Morello board, the Digital Security by Design initiative behind it, plus a fireside chat with OpenHW Group, and technical articles, news, funding and product news.
Morello serves as a real-world test platform for deployment of more secure hardware architecture in processors of the future. It uses CHERI to extend conventional hardware ISAs with new architectural features to enable fine-grained memory protection and scalable software compartmentalization.
Having established the exploratory group in 2021, the two organizations are now working on developing the open, royalty-free API for embedded cameras, with design work expected to start in February 2022.
TASKING said this is currently the only productive development environment with compiler on the market that supports all architectures in the AURIX TC4x.
Cartier’s new Tank watch range with photovoltaic movement that took four years to develop uses e-peas PMIC to enable long-term energy autonomy.
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.
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.
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.
Mauna Kea Semiconductors is aiming to make UWB ubiquitous for location sensing in IoT products, as it launches its first fully integrated SoC for this purpose, partners with Infienoen, and raises $12.8 million in funding.