VOL. 20 NO. 10
Table of Contents
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.
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.
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.