internet of things

July 9, 2014

CEVA acquires RivieraWaves for low-power Bluetooth and WiFi IP

With an eye on the markets for wearables and the internet of things (IoT), digital signal processing specialist IP company CEVA has bought RivieraWaves, a France-based supplier of WiFi and Bluetooth cores, in a deal worth an expected $19m.
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July 3, 2014

IEA takes aim at network-device energy consumption

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has turned its attention to slashing the electricity demands of network-attached devices with a report that says manufacturers and service providers need to look at changes to protocols and features such as energy harvesting.
June 25, 2014

Sensor-hub infrastructure moves to open source

With the aim of accelerating the development of applications and algorithms that harness sensor fusion, startup Sensor Platforms has released as open source its Open Sensor Platform (OSP).
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June 12, 2014

Internet of Things: an opportunity, but for whom?

Building the internet of Things will demand collaboration and a healthy ecosystem
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May 29, 2014

Synopsys adds vector DSP operations to ARC EM processor IP

Synopsys has developed a digital signal processing (DSP) instruction set extension to its EM family and two cores that employ it.
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May 22, 2014

Imagination in push for Java and open source

Imagination Technologies has set up an open-source effort that mirrors ARM's Linaro group and cut a deal with Oracle for Java optimization.
April 4, 2014

Silicon suppliers home in on energy-harvesting sensor nodes

Power converters are arriving on the market with the aim of simplifying the job of building energy-harvesting systems for wireless sensor nodes and the Internet of Things.
April 3, 2014

Mentor’s User2User Silicon Valley conference this week

Registration is free-of-charge to attend Mentor, Oracle and Samsung keynotes and choose from nine technical tracks at one-day event.
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April 2, 2014

MIPS-based board for Google wearables launched by Chinese chip company

Newton, a MIPS based board from Ingenic, is optimized for Android Gear smartwatches, wearables and IoT designs.
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February 25, 2014

IoT calls for security rethink, says Green Hills CTO

The rise of the Internet of Things will drive a change in attitude to security, Green Hills CTO David Kleidermacher claimed in his Embedded World keynote.
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