Collected here are my Editor’s Top Picks of embedded industry product and technology news and analysis stories for the week of March 24 – 28, 2014:
My bet for a winner in Industrial Internet of Thiings is Echelon's IzoT-in-a-Box FT 6000 kit is for developers who want to quickly create and deploy a wired/wireless IIoT based on the company's Lonworks control network protocol..
After two years of development – just in time for the Internet of Things – Oracle Corp. has just released its all encompasing Java 8 platform in a bid to re-establish its leadership in the world of connected devices..
The support effort is designed to assist TASKING software tool users to build automotive software applications compliant with ISO 26262 functional safety standard
Napatech applies Real-time Insight to SDN and NFV.
Agilent introduces real-time processing for its PCIe digitizers.
Boost performance as much as 100x on TI MSP430 MCUs with same power budget.
ON Semiconductor expands RHYTHM portfolio of DSPs for hearing aids.
FPGA Configurator saves 75% board space.
Lancope, Inc. has released the latest version of its behavioral-based security monitoring platform, StealthWatch System 6.5.
Sunrise Micro Devices Inc. (SMD) has announced its CORDIO BT4 radio core, the first radio core offering from the company's CORDIO family of sub-volt wireless products.
The Always-on Context Aware Sensor Hub catalog CSSP from QuickLogic Corporation gives OEMs an out-of-the-box solution for the Android 4.4 (KitKat) operating system.
The growing number of cloud protocols for the Internet of Things is almost as daunting as the diversity of IoT markets Xively's Chad Jones, a IoT Summit panelist at EELive!
At EELive! TE Connectivity's Rob Shaddock will talk at the Internet of Things summit about datacenters with terabits/second silicon phonetics and smartphones antennas fabricated with copper printed into fine structures.
Anton Venediktov will discuss how he and his team integrated an advanced UI for a military comunication system using the BeagleBone open-source hardware development platform; a UI from Angstrom Linux and Python, both open source.
At EELive! there will be six hands-on speed training sessions for the Raspberry Pi single-board computer, as well as Pi giveaways, custom accessory boards, and more.
Embedded news/analysis from around the Web:
Hardware Startups Don't Be Scared, Share!
PCIe Storage Spec Group Incorporates for Added Clout
5 Software Tips for Securing IoT Devices
Security traps to trump Android-based phones, tablets
Wintel Rides Again, Now to IoT
Planning the Internet of Things' Supply Chain
Semis Feel R&D Squeeze EE Times
Cisco’s Cloud Plan for IoT