While I generally don't think about Microchip when I'm thinking about DSP vendors, they do offer some DSP-based products that are aimed at specific ap...
Mobica is involved with testing mobile platforms. I asked Jim what a designer's biggest challenge would be with respect to testing these platforms. He discussed the fragmentation and proliferation of
Imagination offers solutions to lots of partners that could be viewed as competitive. Is that potentially a problem for an IP company? Maybe yes and may no, depending on how it handled, and Tony King-
They are a company known for its positioning technology. The question asked (and answered) is, what's the future of positioning technology, as it's clear that it’s a very desirable technology. U-blox
Do you feel comfortable updating your system over the Internet? What of your data is personal or mission critical. Our expert in the field claims that it's safe, sort of. But don't expect him to be in
We talk about the Internet of Things, the IoT, all the time. But do people even know what that means? As I said to Dr. Nelson, if I posed that question to ten different people, I'm likely to get at le
In this week's interview, we tackled two key subjects: 1. What's an embedded system? 2. What advice would you give someone looking at doing a start-up? One response was a simple one, and one wasn't
Bill can claim that he's written three operating systems in his lifetime. Not too many people can make the claim of writing one, let alone three! I asked him what would lead him to writing these OSs,
Linux has taken over the embedded industry by storm. Some predicted that this would be the case, but in mnost cases, those were people who had a Linux product to sell. In fairness, the biggest bashers
This week's guest is Lisa Su, president and CEO of AMD. There were some obvious questions to ask Lisa, and as you might expect, I did. • How do you deal with always being labeled the No. 2 processor
Open-source software has been around for a while. Its longevity has surprised a lot of people, especially in the applications that are mainstream. Drew Jensen, the CMO of Sage Electronics, is a big be
The car's high precision comes from its Bluetooth radio and simple design. When I first looked at this tiny car, it reminded me of the Matchbox or Hot...
As you might expect, test technologies of today don't bear much resemblance to those of a decade or two ago. This week's interviewee is Jay Alexander, the CTO of Keysight, formerly Agilent Technologie
Depending on your definition of an embedded system (a debate for another day), you could argue that such systems have been with us for decades or longer. But clearly, today's embedded systems are quit
TJ Rodgers is well known amongst the Silicon Valley circles. Actually, the casts a far wider shadow than that, often proceeded by his reputation. I got to spend five minutes with TJ, and we discussed
We cover a lot of development kits on our site (embedded-computing.com). Some people think they're a waste of time, while others think we can no longer live without them. I asked Jim Tung, a Fellow at
Rich Nass Reports ongoing events at Embedded World
With a goal of providing better support for embedded Linux and other high-end operating systems, the DesignWare ARC HS38 processor IP core delivers up...
I continue to be amazed at how simple it is to add wireless technology to a design. It seems like it wasn't too long ago that the wireless subsystem w...
To be honest, I hadn't given much thought to the text characters that show up in the display of an embedded system. I'm guessing I'm not alone in taki...