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Embedded Computing Design

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Automotive

GaN Systems Signs Semiconductor Capacity Agreement with BMW - News

September 16, 2021

GaN power semiconductors are a key ingredient to achieve the small size, lightweight, and high efficiency required in the next generation of high-performance electric vehicles. Under the terms of the agreement, GaN Systems will provide capacity for multiple applications in series production. The guaranteed volumes by GaN Systems are a key building block for reliability in the supply chain for automotive players like BMW.

Industrial

Automation24 Now Offers Endress+Hauser Process Control Measurement Devices - News

September 16, 2021

Endress+Hauser process instruments and components deliver accuracy, allowing plant operators in industries like food and beverage, water and wastewater, oil and gas, and pharmaceutical to reduce operating costs and enhance the quality of their end products.

IoT

By 2025, Over 7 Billion Antennas will be Shipped into IoT Devices, Creating Challenges for OEMs and Opportunities for Antenna Vendors - News

September 15, 2021

ABI Research’s recent whitepaper highlights the challenges of integrating antennas into IoT devices, and what OEMs can do to simplify their path to market.

Security

Lowest-Power ChipDNA PUF Technology from Analog Devices Secures Embedded Devices from Edge to Cloud - News

September 15, 2021

Cryptographic controller provides 30x lower power and industrial-grade protection for battery-powered devices in the harshest, most security-critical environments.

Healthcare

Telehealth Platform Data Can Provide Predictive Insights into Infection Trends and Guide COVID Prevention Strategies - News

September 15, 2021

The use of digital medicine platforms and anonymous user data collected online can help predict the spread of an infectious disease, identify geographical locations of higher or lower prevalence, and support pandemic responders.

Automotive

ByteSnap’s “Periodic Table” Provides Guide to Embedded Systems Terminology - News

September 15, 2021

Embedded systems make our lives easier. These microprocessor-based small computer hardware systems with software are at the heart of most electronic devices from humble microwaves to complex weapon systems. Despite the technology having been around for more than 30 years, it’s always handy to have the key terms in one place for reference to brush up your memory or broaden your knowledge.

Analog & Power

Portescap’s Voice of the Customer Program Produces Motion Innovations - News

September 14, 2021

Portescap is unveiling the latest motion innovations to come from its Voice of the Customer product development process.

Industrial

Siemens’ Aprisa Place-and-Route Solution Now Certified for GlobalFoundries’ 22FDX Platform - News

September 14, 2021

To achieve this latest certification, the Aprisa tool passed a suite of rigorous tests that confirmed the Siemens place-and-route software supports 22FDX design features. GF’s 22FDX platform is suitable for high-volume devices that require minimal idle power and low leakage, at design costs in line with those of 28nm chips.

AI & Machine Learning

Who’s IP is it? The AI Inventor or the AI’s Inventor? - Story

September 10, 2021

It’s official. Whether or not AI has rights is no longer just the realm of science fiction.

Analog & Power

Microchip Unveils Compact 1.6T Ethernet PHY with Up to 800 GbE Connectivity for Cloud Data Centers, 5G, and AI - News

September 09, 2021

META-DX2L enables routers, switches, and line cards to double their bandwidth by transitioning to 112G PAM4 interface rate.

Debug & Test

Rohde & Schwarz Introduces R&S VSESIM-VSS that Combines EDA Simulation with Hardware Testing - News

September 09, 2021

Rohde & Schwarz and Cadence collaborated on a solution to simplify the engineering process from RF design to implementation and enhance accuracy by using realistic signals for both simulation and testing. The R&S VSESIM-VSS signal creation and analysis tool speeds up the development process for RF components. It is useful for customers in the wireless, automotive, and aerospace and defense industries, as well as for manufacturers of active components and systems.

Processing

QuickLogic Announces Australis eFPGA IP Generator - News

September 09, 2021

QuickLogic Corporation, a developer of ultra-low power, multi-core, voice-enabled SoCs, embedded FPGA IP, and Endpoint AI solutions, announced its Australis embedded FPGA (eFPGA) IP Generator. This tool is a culmination of the company’s three decades of deep domain expertise in designing and shipping programmable logic architectures that are silicon-efficient and manufacturable at scale, implemented using the silicon automation design techniques of the OpenFPGA open-source framework.

Automotive

Monitoring the Charging Stations of the E-Bus Fleet of the City of Jena - News

September 07, 2021

How Jena's public transport system monitors its charging columns for the e-bus fleet and uses advanced diagnostic features to increase availability and optimize maintenance activities.

Industrial

Crowcon Detection Instruments Integrates NevadaNano’s Molecular Property Spectrometer Flammable Gas Sensors - News

September 07, 2021

Crowcon selects MPS™ sensors for its Gasman products, the industry’s first full-function, personal multi-gas monitor.

Industrial

OKW’s SMART-PANEL Enclosures For IoT/IIoT Electronics - News

September 07, 2021

SMART-PANEL is designed for intelligent building control and monitoring in a range of industrial, commercial, and residential applications. They include IoT/IIoT, building services systems, electrical installations, wireless communications, measuring and control, security and access control, smart home, medical, and laboratory technology.

Networking & 5G

AccelerComm Announces 5G O-RAN Standards-Compliant Base Station Accelerator Based on Silicom’s N5010 Platform - News

September 02, 2021

A combination of O-RAN standards-compliant Layer 1 Accelerator and server platform creates a solution that improves 5G performance while using less resources and power.

AI & Machine Learning

IOTech and Lotus Labs Partner to Deliver AI and Visual Inference at the IoT Edge - News

September 01, 2021

An edge software platform combined with computer vision technology provides a more accurate real-time operational picture from the fusion of video analytics and conventional sensor data.

Debug & Test

Smart High Level Synthesis (HLS) Tool Suite Enables C++ Based Algorithm Development Using Microchip’s PolarFire® FPGA Platform - News

September 01, 2021

The need to combine performance with low power consumption in edge compute applications has driven demand for Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) to be used as power-efficient accelerators while also providing flexibility and speeding time to market. However, a large majority of edge compute, computer vision, and industrial control algorithms are developed natively in C++ by developers with little or no knowledge of underlying FPGA hardware.

Debug & Test

Spirent and Synopsys Collaborate to Accelerate the Silicon Development Time to Market - News

September 01, 2021

New Networking SoC Test Solution Bridges the Gap Between Pre-Silicon and Post-Silicon Verification

Processing

New Research from Newark Shows Demand for Low-Cost SBCs in Industrial and IoT Applications - News

September 01, 2021

A global survey reveals low-cost SBCs are being used in all stages of product development and production, from proof of concept and prototyping through to production and test equipment.

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