Repeating last year’s project, Gagan Luthra, ARM, explains this year’s 100 projects in 100 days for the new Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Pioneer Kit, with Cypress’s PsoC 4 BLE; an ARM Cortex-M0 CPU with BLE radio.
Steve Schulz visited Cadence Design and entranced Brian Fuller, with his ideas for standards for the IoT, the evolution of the SoC into a System on Stack and the design gaps that lie en route.
Fighting the Nucleus corner, Chris Ciufo, ee catalog, rejoices in the news that Mentor Graphics is repositioning the RTOS for Industrie 4.0, for factory automation, and standing up to the tough guys in the EDA playground.
Following the news that Intel is to buy Lantiq, Martin Bijman, Chipworks, looks into what the acquisition will bring to the Intel stable, presenting some interesting statistics.
Maybe a little one-sided, but the video presented by Bernie DeLay, Synopsys, is informative about how VIP architecture accelerates memory debug for simultaneous visualization.
The normally relaxed and affable Warren Savage, IP-extreme is getting hot under the collar at the thought of others ‘borrowing’, or plain old plagiarism, as he puts it in his post. The origins of the material will be argued, (the offending article has been removed from the publication’s site), but Savage uses the incident to make a distinction between articles with a back story and ‘traditional’ tech journalism.
To end on a light note, Raj Suri, Intel, presents a list compiled by colleagues of employees that look like celebrities. Nicholas Cage, Dame Helen Mirren and Michael J Fox doppelgangers are exposed.
Caroline Hayes, Senior Editor