There are strategies, tools and devices to get the best from these OSs without buying a higher-end MPU, says Jacko Wilbrink.
As part of our utility metering focus, Sean Murphy offers a US perspective on the challenges.
The embedded market sees great potential in improving utility supplies but it presents complex challenges, says Alistair Morfey.
Glenn Perry, general manager of Mentor Graphics Embedded Software Division, discusses embedded development trends.
Optimism and caution characterized this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas
John Landau According to analysts at Screen Digest, revenue from 3D theatrical releases in North America reached $1.1bn in the first six months of 2010. This was the first time that the half-year number had exceeded the billion-dollar mark and was more than double the $430m in 3D ticket sales for the same period in […]
Danish life science entrepreneur Medotech needed a way to provide secure and simple access to its Grindcare medical devices deployed on patients’ home networks. This article outlines how Medotech solved the problem using Nabto’s patented off-the-shelf embedded software and describes how the implementation simplifies system maintenance and future development. A further section considers the integration [...]
The use of multicore processors is on the rise to meet inexorable demand for increasingly sophisticated functionality in embedded systems. Hardware virtualization technology provides a complementary and game-changing approach to maximizing the utility of that extra silicon horsepower. The Power Architecture has included hardware virtualization support since 2001 in its server-based instruction set architecture (ISA). [...]
System Modeling Language (SysML) is a Unified Modeling Language (UML) profile that allows the creation of standard descriptions of a system. However, this profile is too generic to address embedded and real-time system design. The Modeling and Analysis for Real-Time and Embedded Systems (MARTE) UML profile attempts to fill this gap by providing elements from [...]
We look at some of the findings analyst group iSuppli had hoped to present at a recent summit before a Finnish volcano intervened.