Siemens has developed an open-source implementation of the Multicore Association's MTAPI to make it easier to divide and manage concurrent tasks that run on systems with multiple processors.
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.
Synopsys has launched the ARC HS family of configurable-processor cores, using superpipelining to target high-performance embedded applications.
Xmos is going back to its roots as a microprocessor architecture designed specifically for low-latency, real-time applications.
The Object Management Group has adopted the Vector Signal and Image Processing Library (VSIPL) for C and VSIPL++ for C++ as standard specifications that it will manage and promote.
Concern over energy consumption could be the key to European companies moving back into the compute server market – or at least that's what the European Commission and researchers think is possible as social networks, GPS data and public video cameras pour data into a growing collection of online storage banks.
Mentor Graphics’ Nucleus real-time operating system (RTOS) is already used in more than 2.3B handsets worldwide as well as a wide range of other markets and is now available in its third generation version. Key features of this release include: built-in power management that exploits hardware design techniques such as dynamic voltage and frequency scaling; […]