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Corporate marketing consultant and non-executive director and advisor to technology companies

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    • The resulting reference platform includes a full development kit comprising an FPGA-based embedded, multicore computing board, parallel real-time operating system and development tool chain with guidelines coupled with ‘real world’ use cases.

    • Researchers have demonstrated a coprocessor that works directly with encrypted data, solving a vulnerability inherent in existing chips, which must decrypt secure data and process it as plain text.

    • Renesas Electronics Corporation plans year-end release of its first IEC 62443-4-2 compliant secure MPU solution, to reduce the amount of time needed to obtain security certification of connected industrial control systems based on its RZ/G Linux platform.

    • New Armv8.1-M architecture includes vector extension to bring signal processing and machine learning capability for local decision making in edge devices based on its Cortex-M series processors.

    • Startup Innophase has developed a single-chip wireless IoT platform that allow analog radio circuits to take advantage of the power consumption and performance benefits of digital, enabling analog RF processing to benefit from Moore's Law.

    • In a bid to make development of consumer, enterprise and industrial robots easier for manufacturers and developers, Qualcomm has launched its first integrated, comprehensive offering designed specifically for robotics.

    • STMicroelectronics has launched the STM32MP1, a multicore microprocessor series with compute and graphics support combined with power-efficient real-time control using its OpenSTLinux distribution software.

    • Wienke Giezeman, founder of The Things Industries, announced several breakthroughs that could tip the balance for mass deployment of LoRaWAN devices and gateways.

    • Europe's high-performance computing community convened in Valencia, Spain, last week to explore the future of computing and how the region could remain competitive in addressing next generation embedded systems and technologies from the silicon level to the software.

    • European Commission clears use of public funds to support an integrated project for joint research and innovation in microelectronics addressing the Internet of Things and connected or driverless cars.

    • Israeli startup Vayavision has launched a software-based autonomous vehicle environmental perception engine which upscales raw data from camera, lidar and radar sensors to provide what it claims is a more accurate 3D model than object fusion-based platforms.

    • Planning for security in 5G networks requires a whole new approach compared to previous-generation networks to protect network infrastructure, according to a new technical report on 5G architecture and security published by the U.K. government.

    • Chip vendor says portal will help designers challenge for designers deal with the amount of documentation and information that they have to wade through before even starting a design.

    • Imagination Technologies has launched an update to its neural-network accelerator (NNA) with its new PowerVR Series 3NX architecture, which can deliver over 160 tera operations per second (TOPS) in multicore designs and provide programmable extensibility.

    • European chipmaker rolls out two new automotive global shutter image sensors for automotive in-cabin driver monitoring enabling high dynamic range and low noise where crosstalk is minimized even at near-infrared illumination.

    • EE Times and Aspencore were at Electronica in Munich last week, and a key part of our participation was running the Embedded Forum, as well as going out and talking to exhibitors and senior executives in the industry to find out what was new and relevant.

    • New special purpose chips, more sophisticated and low-cost sensors, combined hardware and software for trust platforms plus deployment of new wireless technologies will emerge as some of the top strategic IoT technologies and trends over the next five years, according to Gartner.

    • Both Infineon and STMicroelectronics have added capability to enable secure microcontrollers and secure over-the-air updates for connected cars.

    • STMicroelectronics and NXP Semiconductors have both launched microcontrollers utilizing the Arm Cortex-M33 integrating TrustZone to enable greater IoT security.

    • Design engineers might have to implement security elements into a chip, software, or platform, but they may not know how their work fits into their company’s security policies.

    • The trust anchors now need to be located down at the hardware level, in silicon, and as close to the edge as possible - even in the sensors. There are several solutions at the chip level.

    • While design engineers might have to implement security elements into a chip, software, or platform, they may not necessarily be aware of how their work fits into their company's bigger-picture security policies.

    • Addressing the memory wall and pushing for a new architectural solution enabling highly efficient performance computing for rapidly growing AI applications are key areas of focus for Leti, the French technology research institute of CEA Tech.

    • Family of processors targeted toward managing the systems that accelerate, brake and steer vehicles safely, whether under the direct control of a driver or an autonomous vehicle's control.

    • Chipmaker NXP Semiconductors has developed an end-to-end hardware and software solution for OEMs looking to add mobile payment capability to wearable, mobile, or IoT devices.

    • Doing more processing at the IoT edge to avoid sending sensitive data to the cloud emerged as a common theme among vendors at the Embedded World conference.

    • Device integrates LTE cellular, NB-IoT connectivity with transceiver, RF front end, dedicated application processor, flash memory, power management and crystal and passive components.

    • Videantis launched its sixth-generation processor IP architecture, which adds deep learning capability to a solution that combines computer vision, image processing and video coding from a single unified SoC platform.

    • Junko - great commentary. These are my thoughts entirely! The numbers game is purely for the people spending the money to exhibit/sponsor, but you can't beat the quality that comes form good old face-to-face networking. Nitin