Embedded Systems Design, October 2007 - Embedded.com

Embedded Systems Design, October 2007

January ESD

VOL. 20 NO. 10
October 2007
Table of Contents

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Cover Story

Cover Feature: Embedded systems security has moved to the forefront
by R.M. Backus
Select and apply the proper certifications to enable system security.

Employ a secure flavor of Linux
by Hadi Nahari and Jim Ready
Linux is popular for many embedded applications, but if your application requires it, make sure you put in the hooks to keep hackers out.

Transporting video over wireless networks
by Gil Epshtein
The wireless home network offers lots of promise for equipment providers, but they must be able to guarantee QoS.

Use an MCU's low-power modes in foreground/background systems
by Miro Samek
The proper use of an embedded MCU's low-power/sleep modes is critical to a design's success.


Programmer's Toolbox
Vectors–the last word

by Jack W. Crenshaw
Engineers and mathematicians have been encountering the zero vector for as long as vectors themselves have existed. Here’s how to handle it when writing a computer program.

Break Points
Consulting as a career

by Jack G. Ganssle
Consulting can be a very rewarding job, but be prepared: it's not for the faint of heart. Here's what you need for success.


Designing in the virtual world

by Richard Nass
Virtualization is becoming a key ingredient for developers of complex systems.

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