Embedded

April 22, 2015

UltraSoC pushes debug over USB

UltraSoC has added the ability to employ a USB 2.0 port instead of JTAG as the main debug access point on SoCs that use the company’s UltraDebug technology.
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April 22, 2015

ARM extends ISO 26262 safety work up to A-class

ARM is extending its work on ISO 26262 safety packages for automotive systems beyond the Cortex-R devices supported in a documentation release earlier this year.
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April 21, 2015

Neuroprocessing to drive next wave of processor cores, says Qualcomm

Deep learning offers the next major opportunity for specialist processors, Qualcomm's Karim Arabi claimed in his keynote at Mentor Graphics’ U2U in San Jose.
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March 26, 2015

Xmos brings programmable networking to Gigabit Ethernet

Xmos has launched a series of microcontrollers based on its timesliced multicore architecture that adds Gigabit Ethernet interfaces.
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March 24, 2015

DAC 52 keynotes focus on body-worn electronics and vehicle design

The 2015 Design Automation Conference in San Francisco will feature keynotes that focus on body-worn electronics such as Google’s Smart Contact Lens and automotive issues.
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March 24, 2015

TI uses Cortex-M4F to provide low-power 32bit upgrade for MSP430

Texas Instruments has launched a family of ARM-based microcontrollers intended to act as a migration path from its low-energy 16bit MSP430 series, developing its own flash-capable 90nm process to implement them.
March 24, 2015

Mentor unites chip-to-package flow with Xpedition Package Integrator

Flow draws on existing strengths in Xpedition, Valor, Nimbic and Flotherm among others to optimize 3D design projects and improve cross-disciplinary communication.
March 11, 2015

IoT and RF ‘to drive FD-SOI adoption’

The FD-SOI technology developed by CEA-Leti and STMicroelectronics is beginning to gain ground as chipmakers investigate the process as a way to deliver low-energy, wireless-capable SoCs.
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February 26, 2015

EEMBC launches expanded benchmark suite

The Embedded Microprocessor Benchmark Consortium (EEMBC) has released a benchmark suite aimed at applications processors and higher-performance microcontrollers with floating-point units.
February 26, 2015

Embedded world wakes up to security

Unsettled by attacks on embedded devices such as the point-of-sale terminals used by retailers such as Target and the potential for hackers to target critical infrastructure, the industry focused squarely on security at this year’s Embedded World in Nürnberg, Germany.

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