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SHIELDS UP! Making Embedded Systems Secure with Confidence - Story

November 16, 2020

One of the most important challenges brought on by IoT connectivity is security. As embedded devices work their way into every aspect of our lives, this also makes them more vulnerable.


Why the Smart Home Market is Flailing - Story

February 05, 2020

The Smart Home made quite a showing at CES. I?d estimate that 15 percent to 25 percent of the total floor space included Smart Home devices and technology. Frankly, most of these companies are flaili


The Imperative for Instant-On: Functional Safety in Automotive, Industrial, and Embedded Systems - Blog

December 02, 2019

Instant-On is often touted as an ease-of-use feature. Consumers, as we know, are extremely impatient and want their gadgets to be available immediately.


Redundancy in the Internet of Things - Blog

October 28, 2019

When access to the cloud is impaired, access to this storage and off-site intelligence is interrupted. The impact on an IoT system depends on its reliance upon these cloud resources.


The New Make vs Buy Equation - Blog

October 02, 2019

For embedded engineers, the Make vs Buy argument has a strong emotional context associated with it. They are wary to bring in components and software and boards they do not have design control over.

Networking & 5G

USB Type-C: The Universal Connector (Yeah Right) - Blog

August 16, 2019

There?s a lot of noise about how USB Type-C is going to be the universal connector. I found myself buying into the excitement. At least until I bought a new MacBook Pro...


How Many Technologies Does It Take to Turn on a Light Bulb? - Blog

July 10, 2019

I?m going to start this column with something potentially controversial: the home network has taken a step back with the introduction of IoT technology.


Keeping Pace with the Evolution of Standards - Blog

June 24, 2019

One of the challenges standards bodies face is balancing the cost of managing a standard with access to the standard.


To Cloud or Not to Cloud: The Challenge of Deciding Where to Process IoT Data - Blog

May 20, 2019

The cloud is an enticing alternative to edge-based processing.


IoT Security: Securing Resource-Constrained Devices - Story

May 03, 2019

The key to developing effective IoT security is to first consider who might want to compromise your system, what they might gain, and what you need to secure.


Embedded Software - Squeezing the Most Out of Low Power Modes - Story

March 18, 2019

The simplest application of power modes is that when a system is idle, you put it to Sleep. Today?s MCUs, however, offer multiple low power modes, further complicating low power design.

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