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September 25, 2014

Xmos launches prototyping board, aims first at industrial comms

Xmos has designed a modular prototyping board for its XA devices, which combine the company's own real-time, multithreaded processor core with an ARM Cortex-M3 microcontroller.
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September 24, 2014

ARM unveils superscalar addition to Cortex-M microcontrollers

ARM's latest core, the dual-issue M7 borrows features from the Cortex-R family for safety-critical applications as well as adding the option of cache memory.
September 17, 2014

New flows needed for the ‘insects of the SoC world’

Chris Rowen, CTO of the IP group at Cadence Design Systems, expects the internet of things (IoT) to cause a split in approaches to SoC design, one of a set of predictions about the nascent market.
September 16, 2014

Digia puts Qt into new company

Digia, the company that took on the cross-platform Qt toolkit from Nokia, has formed a subsidiary to focus on the software.
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September 10, 2014

Intel pins its IoT hopes on standards and data-center analytics

Intel aims to use a dual-pronged strategy that takes advantage of internet of things applications to push the x86 back into embedded-systems designs.
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September 10, 2014

Foxconn’s wishlist for wearables and the Internet of Things

Manufacturing giant says we need a new category of WPUs - wearables processing units - to create a mass market and that ARM needs to go smaller than the MO.
September 2, 2014

IoT mixed signal design: keep everything in the green

ARM and Cadence have teamed up to show how system-level and implementation-level representations of a mixed-signal design can be linked together and kept in sync as the project progresses.
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August 20, 2014

ARM explores multithreaded core as alternative to GPU computing

ARM is working on a heavily multithreaded version of its processor core to see if it can provide a more convenient alternative to GPUs.
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August 9, 2014

IoT faces interoperability problems

Despite the swirl of interest in the internet of things progress is likely to be held back by interoperability issues according to speakers at the recent NI Week conference.
August 9, 2014

Particle-collider technology to help NI build time-aware systems

Technology from advanced-physics research institute CERN will form part of National Instruments' long-term strategy to improve the ability of distributed systems to support real-time control.

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