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July 24, 2020
Pete Decher is the director of Sourcery Tools for the embedded division of Mentor, a Siemens Business. During his 15 years at the company, he was previously a senior product manager and business development manager. Previously, Decher was VP Engineering at Analogy, VP of Engineering at Teseda Corp. and Octavian Scientific, respectively. He holds a MSEE from Stanford University and a BSEE from Georgia Institute of Technology.

Taking your first steps in leveraging the RISC-V toolchain

Introducing some of the key links that support the open-source RISC-V ISA with a view toward their use on commercial projects.
October 3, 2018
Allen Watson of Synopsys

An open-source framework for greater flexibility in machine-learning development

Exchange frameworks are emerging to make it easier for neural-network developers to swap between development environments.
Expert Insight  |  Topics: Embedded - Architecture & Design, EDA - ESL  |  Tags: , , ,   |  Organizations: , , , , ,
April 24, 2013
Colin Walls

The rush to open source tools

Mind how you go. The only truly free thing about open source tools is the download itself. There is, however, a 'third way', matching professional support to these often useful options.
Expert Insight  |  Topics: Embedded - Architecture & Design, Integration & Debug, User Experience  |  Tags: , ,   |  Organizations: ,
March 21, 2012

Do you GNU? If so, some points to ponder

Open-source toolchains give companies ultimate control over their development environments, but how many can really afford the resources to debug and develop their own tools? Would they be better off with a commercially supported open-source approach?
Article  |  Topics: Embedded - Platforms  |  Tags: , ,   |  Organizations:
April 1, 2011

Enabling tomorrow’s connected TV user experience with open platform development

New open software platforms can dramatically advance the way consumers interact with the Internet via their televisions and an expanding array of TV-like mobile devices. Ultimately consumers will be able to access websites that are fully optimized for the TV platform. Today, this experience is primarily delivered via widgets—containerized web pages or information portals that [...]
Article  |  Topics: Embedded - Platforms, IP - Selection  |  Tags: , ,
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.
Article  |  Topics: Embedded - Platforms, IP - Selection  |  Tags: , ,
April 1, 2011

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.
Article  |  Topics: Embedded - Platforms, IP - Selection  |  Tags: , ,
April 1, 2011

In sync with 2011

Glenn Perry, general manager of Mentor Graphics Embedded Software Division, discusses embedded development trends.
Article  |  Topics: Embedded - Platforms  |  Tags: , , , ,
April 15, 2010

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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