Embedded Computing Design

E-Letter
AUGUST 2019

 
 
 
 
 
 
This edition is sponsored by
 
ACCES I/O
 
 
 
 
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I/O AND NETWORKING FEATURE
NICK CRAVOTTA
 
There?s a lot of noise about how USB Type-C is going to be the universal connector. I found myself buying into the excitement. At least until I bought a new MacBook Pro.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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POWER ELECTRONICS NEWS
ALIX PAULTRE, SENIOR TECHNOLOGY EDITOR
 
Power Integrations unveiled the CAPZero-3, their latest X-capacitor discharge ICs, in values from 100 nF to 6 ?F. The two-terminal devices enable designers to meet IEC60335 safety approvals for major appliances, the discharge safety standard.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AUTOMOTIVE ADAS NEWS
ALIX PAULTRE, SENIOR TECHNOLOGY EDITOR
 
Israeli startup TriEye, whose Short-Wave-Infra-Red (SWIR) sensing technology enhances vision in adverse weather and night-time conditions, received an investment from Porsche.
 
 
 
 
 
INDUSTRIAL IOT FEATURE
THERESA WU, AMERICAN PORTWELL
 
Industrial designs are evolving with a steady rise in compute and graphics capabilities, as well as the availability of flexible network configurations via I/O and wireless connectivity, to serve a wide array of applications.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MEMORY AND STORAGE NEWS
LAURA DOLAN, TECHNOLOGY EDITOR
 
Micron Technology, Inc. revealed high-capacity monolithic 16Gb low-power double data rate 4X (LPDDR4X) DRAM, providing up to 16GB1 of low-power DRAM (LPDRAM) in a single smartphone.
 
 
 
 
 
 
AUTOMOTIVE SECURITY NEWS
LAURA DOLAN, TECHNOLOGY EDITOR
 
Filament adopted the MOBI Vehicle Identity Standard within its Blocklet Mobility Platform, which allows automotive enterprises to generate connected vehicle applications.
 
 
 
 
 
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FIVE MINUTES WITH...PODCAST
RICH NASS, EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
 
The tools are generally keeping pace, but that doesn?t make them any easier to use. In this week?s Five Minutes With?podcast, I spoke to Lawrence Romine, a vice president of Altium, one of the leaders in PCB design. We also chatted briefly about the company?s annual conference, Altium Live, that teaches designers the ins and outs of PCB design.
 
 
 
 
 
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DEVELOPMENT TOOLS & OS NEWS
EMBEDDED COMPUTING DESIGN
 
Embedded Computing Design, which fosters the largest embedded engineering community across digital, print, and live event platforms, recently launched a design challenge in partnership with Digi-Key Electronics and Cypress Semiconductor. In the two-phase challenge, engineers were asked to come up with a design based on one of two Cypress development kits, the CYW20819 Bluetooth 5 Arduino Eval Board or the EZ-BT? Cypress Bluetooth Mesh Development Kit.
 
 
 
 
 
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congatec
 
congatec Supports 8x Version of NXP i.MX 8 Processor on the SMARC 2.0 and Qseven Module Standards
 
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Annapolis Micro Systems, Inc.
 
Up to 64 TB Data Storage & 10 GB/s Bandwidth for OpenVPX
 
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ACCES I/O
 
ACCES I/O Products, Inc.
 
mPCIe-DIO Series: PCI Express Mini Cards for Easy and Flexible Digital I/O Expansion
 
 
 
 
Avnet
 
 
SPONSORED ARTICLE
AVNET
 
Self-assessment occurs by walking the customer through product strategies, value propositions, technology stacks, and how to execute on them. It also asks the question of whether you are partnering with the right people and whether your organization is mature enough to go through seven specific areas of evaluation.
 
 
 
 
 
INTRINSIC ID, INC.
SPONSORED BLOG
INTRINSIC ID, INC.
 
Every day, millions of new devices get connected to the Internet of Things (IoT), and without a proper secure-by-design approach, these devices add unnecessary risk and liability for network operators, OEMs and end users.
 
 
 
 
 
National Instruments
 
 
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NATIONAL INSTRUMENTS
 
Wideband 5G IC test is complex. The Engineer?s Guide to 5G Semiconductor Test is here to help. A must-read for anyone navigating the time, cost and quality trade-offs of sub-6 GHz and mmWave IC test, the guide features color diagrams, recommend test procedures and tips for avoiding common mistakes.
 
 
 
 
 
Blackberry | Qnx
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BLACKBERRY | QNX
 
With accelerating technology innovation, medical devices are becoming more sophisticated and more connected. Consequently, as in most mission-critical systems, safety and security are two increasingly vital requirements in medical device design.
 
 
 
 
 
Wind River
 
 
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WIND RIVER
 
Embedded systems used in critical infrastructure are undergoing a dramatic evolution. The advent of ubiquitous network connectivity has accelerated innovation of embedded systems at the network edge.
 
 
 
 
 
Avnet
SPONSORED BLOG
AVNET
 
Most of us are familiar with the term ?apps.? If you combine the top repositories, like the Apple App Store, Google Play, and those offered by Microsoft, Amazon, and Blackberry, you come up with well over 5 million apps.
 
 
 
 
 
Eurotech
 
 
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EUROTECH
 
Enable Deep Learning at the Edge with Eurotech Mobile High Performance Embedded Computing (HPEC) Systems. Download this paper to learn how Eurotech HPEC systems advance Level 5 Autonomous Driving and other data, compute and network-intensive Deep Learning applications.
 
 
 
 
 
Infineon
SPONSORED ARTICLE
INFINEON
 
The internet of things (IoT) is expanding explosively with the International Data Corporation (IDC) predicting that the installed base of IoT units and systems will grow at 17.5 percent CAGR to reach 28.1 billion in 2020.
 
 
 
 
 
Wind River
 
 
SPONSORED BLOG
WIND RIVER
 
Embedded Computing Design (ECD) recently sat down with Wind River?s Chief Security Architect Arlen Baker to discuss the latest trends in security.
 
 
 
 
 
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