Security For Embedded Electronics

The embedded systems market is expected to enjoy steady growth in the near future—provided those systems can be adequately secured. One of the biggest challenges for embedded devices and systems, especially those employed in the [getkc id="76" comment="Internet of Things"], is adequately protecting them from increasingly sophisticated hacking. This is a new tool for criminal enterprises, a... » read more

IoT Designs Evolving

IoT hardware is beginning to take shape across a variety of vertical markets, and devices are looking far different from the initial concepts. They're smarter, more targeted, and in most cases custom-built for specific applications. The concept of connected things is hardly a new one. Students at Carnegie Mellon University added sensors into a vending machine in the early 1980s to remotely m... » read more

The Challenge Of Fitting In

Connections between players in the semiconductor industry are becoming critical for survival. Whether the focus is a connected car, home automation, health care or the energy grid, each company in each of those markets relies on others to build useful products. There are several forces at work here. One is an emphasis on connecting everything, regardless of whether it is inside a single vert... » read more

An Introduction To The ARM mbed IoT Device Platform

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the collection of billions of end devices, from the low-power constrained end nodes to gateways, intelligently connected to cloud applications and services. Interoperability between devices and cloud services across market segments is needed to unleash the full potential of the IoT. The ARM Cortex-M processors family, the world’s leading 32-bit MCU which shi... » read more