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April 1, 2011

Business economics drive open source strategies

The GENIVI Alliance is already accelerating cross-industry standards development only two years since its formation, says Joel Hoffmann.
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April 1, 2011
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Do you need a 1GHz MPU to run Linux and Android?

There are strategies, tools and devices to get the best from these OSs without buying a higher-end MPU, says Jacko Wilbrink.
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April 1, 2011
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In sync with 2011

Glenn Perry, general manager of Mentor Graphics Embedded Software Division, discusses embedded development trends.
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February 25, 2011
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The trillion dollar mark

Optimism and caution characterized this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas
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December 14, 2010
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Low-cost real-time data delivery for medical devices

Danish life science entrepreneur Medotech needed a way to provide secure and simple access to its Grindcare medical devices deployed on patients’ home networks. This article outlines how Medotech solved the problem using Nabto’s patented off-the-shelf embedded software and describes how the implementation simplifies system maintenance and future development. A further section considers the integration [...]
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April 15, 2010
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Addressing portable medical device needs

The development of medical devices, particularly portable medical devices, is expensive, and the time-to-market is long. Yet, social trends are making these one of the most exciting product segments for the embedded systems market. The article reviews key decisions a device designer must make in terms of the MCUs and other silicon and software that [...]
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April 15, 2010
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Android for the rest of us

The article compares Google’s Android platforms to existing Linux builds, licensing regimes and the Windows CE operating system, and also describes how potential users can start to leverage existing hardware and software development kits and tools.
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April 15, 2010
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Android beyond the handset

Google’s Android platform was originally developed for the mobile communications device market, but in recent months has also generated growing interest in other sectors. The most notable of these include embedded systems and consumer electronics. The article provides an overview of what is contained in Android and how its various options as well as its [...]
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April 15, 2010
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Linux is changing the embedded landscape

Jim Zemlin charts the course taken by the open source OS to preeminence in the device market and beyond.
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April 14, 2010
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Ahead of the game

The embedded world Exhibition & Conference remains one of the industry’s most vibrant gatherings.
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