Collected here are my Editor’s Top Picks of embedded industry product and technology news stories for the week of June 9 – 14, 2014
Rambus unveils all-encompasing CryptoManager security platform
Building on its Cryptography Research Division's long experience in online and physical security, the Rambus suite of hardware, tools and services aims to bring security management to every aspect of the IC manufacuriing process.
SPICE simulation app comes to iPad
National Instruments Multisim Touch app for iPad give engineering users accurate SPICE simulation results anytime, anywhere
NXP Releases Android SDK for MIFARE, ICODE and NTAG Products
NXP Semiconductors N.V. has released the MIFARE Software Development Kit (SDK) for MIFARE, ICODE and NTAG products.
QuickLogic makes its bid for a piece of the Wearable IoT craze
The programmable interconnect ASSP company is initially making its mark in wearables with a low power sensor fusion hub and a set of algorithms for sensing and recognizing various human gestures
Atmel SMART MCUs target IoT apps
Atmel Corporation has launched Atmel | SMART, a new brand of ARM-based microcontrollers, and SmartConnect SAM W23 modules, enabling Wi-Fi connectivity and the best of high performance and low power technology for Internet of Things (IoT) applications.
Dhanush WPUs are designed for wearables
Ineda has announced the Dhanush family of Wearable Processor Units (WPUs), a range of low power, high performance SoCs designed specifically for the emerging wearable technology market.
STM microcontrollers bridge voltage domains in mobile smartphones
STMicro's new MCUs help overcome the challenges designers face when adding a companion high voltage chip to a low-voltage host processor.
Qualcomm enters small cell LTEfray with neighborhood access SoC
The company's 28nm Neighborhood and SMB Small Cell SoC combines its cellular and Wi-Fi IP to offer Mobile Operators and Carriers better performance and reliability.
TI takes next step into auto infotainment with Jacinto 6 DRA72x
Continuing its drive into auto infotainment, Texas Instruments has added the the DRA72x to its familiy of Jacinto 6 Eco SoCs.
TI's 3-phase smart e-meter SoC's offer high accuracy, low power
Texas Instruments has announced new three-phase metering systems-on-chip (SoC) for smart electricity meters and portable measurement applications.
New RFSDK from TI enables small cell and backhaul 'first call' in one day
The RF Software Development Kit (RFSDK) from Texas Instruments enables small cell developers to configure the baseband-to-radio communication and achieve first call or system verification in just one day
TI’s WEBENCH PCB Export creates a power supply board layout in minutes
WEBENCH PCB Export is a new feature in Texas Instruments’s online WEBENCH Power Designer tool.
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Congatec backs Intel's IoT move
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