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You think your software works? Prove it! - 10 min 38 sec ago
Formal methods have been quietly moving from the research lab into mainstream software development, especially in high-assurance systems. Using these methods isn't an "all or nothing" choice: Developers can use them at various levels, introduce them incrementally into an existing project, and combine them with code written in languages such as C or C++.

Raspberry Pi boosts performance, brings radio certification - 13 hours 36 min ago
Raspberry Pi Foundation launches the latest version of its module featuring significant improvements in performance, wireless connectivity and wireless circuitry certification.

Robotics kit teaches systems-level design - 13 hours 36 min ago
Texas Instruments’ Robotics System Learning Kit and classroom curriculum equip future engineers with a foundation for systems-level design.

Event flag groups: utility services and data structures - Mon, 2018-03-19 18:09
Colin continues his RTOS Revealed series with more on event flag groups and their use in an RTOS.

Next-gen time-of-flight sensor debuts - Mon, 2018-03-19 18:09
The sensor targets mobile robotics for wall following, cliff detection, collision avoidance and hover/landing assistance for drones or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).

Industry initiative aims for safer IoT - Mon, 2018-03-19 18:09
With an open standard for obtaining quotes and certification of potential vendors, the IoT marketplace could see safe and substantial growth.

Malware targets industrial control safety systems - Mon, 2018-03-19 18:09
Less than two months after the U.S. Department of Homeland Security/FBI joint technical alert confirmed cyberattacks against industrial control systems, a new type of malware targeting industrial processes struck an unnamed critical infrastructure facility.

Spiking neural network targets Arm chips - Mon, 2018-03-19 18:09
Eta Compute, a startup who demonstrated last summer at Hot Chips a very low power microcontroller by using asynchronous technology, has come up with a new spin that it calls the industry's first neuromorphic platform.

Startup eyes better motor control for the IoT - Mon, 2018-03-19 18:09
Software Motor Company provides an interesting view of a company leveraging novel technology to pioneer the Internet of Things.

Achieving memory safety without compromise - Tue, 2018-03-13 19:00
A new generation of safe programming languages is leaving garbage collectors and runtimes behind, delivering memory safety and control.

Dev tool aids energy optimization in battery-powered IoT devices - Tue, 2018-03-13 19:00
Otii is a developer tool designed by Qoitech that simplifies measurement and analysis of energy consumption, enabling energy optimization for long battery life of IoT devices and apps. The Otii solution includes a compact and portable measuring unit, the Otii Arc, and an easy-to-use, comprehensive desktop app for

Event-driven lidars seek tighter focus on relevant info - Tue, 2018-03-13 19:00
Prophesee, a designer of advanced neuromorphic vision systems, has recently developed a reference design for a VGA camera unit integrated with its own Asynchronous Time-Based Image Sensor. It's also evaluating how to apply its event-driven method to lidars.

Open-source SDN project gets Google code - Tue, 2018-03-13 01:31
Google contributed code to start Stratum, the latest open-source project in software-defined networking, attracting five chip vendors, including Broadcom.

High-performance embedded computing -- Comparing results - Tue, 2018-03-13 01:31
When comparing execution times, power dissipation, and energy consumption of alternative architectures, engineers need to be sure of their comparison methods to avoid wrong conclusions.

Flexible MCU module prototype could fill in for Arduino - Tue, 2018-03-13 01:31
The popularity of Arduinos in the last few years has grown rapidly with various iterations available, such as the Arduino mini, but until now, they have been limited by certain physical restrictions.

IoT security focuses on the edge - Tue, 2018-03-13 01:31
Doing more processing at the IoT edge to avoid sending sensitive data to the cloud emerged as a common theme among vendors at the Embedded World conference.

Routing and data diffusion in VANETs -- Routing protocols - Tue, 2018-03-06 18:44
The high velocity of vehicles and their specific motion have been taken into account in the design of specific VANET routing protocols as discussed in this installment in the VANET series.

Narrowband-IoT steps up - Mon, 2018-03-05 19:41
The Narrowband-IoT version of LTE cellular won support from Sequans, Qorvo, and China's carriers among others at Mobile World Congress.

MCU is heir apparent to the Arduino throne - Mon, 2018-03-05 19:41
This new AVR microcontroller will be Arduino’s next brain. Not to mention a well-appointed new PIC, and a new dev tool.

POE devices boost IoT - Mon, 2018-03-05 19:41
Silicon Labs showed off their two new Power over Ethernet (PoE) families designed with high integration and efficiency to serve a broad range of IoT applications.


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