Embedded Computing Design E-letter - October 2014

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Connecting Silicon, Software, and Strategies for Intelligent Systems
E-letter October 2014
Electronic Design: To outsource, or not to outsource?
By Datasound Laboratories Ltd
There's a balance between navigating a project's learning curve to produce it in-house and relinquishing control to a third party.
Passive IR sensor front-end design
By Nidhin Mulangattil Sudhakaran and Kendall Castor-Perry, Cypress Semiconductor
Conventional passive infrared (PIR) sensor application circuits contain numerous bulky passive components. Shrinking the electronics down to the size of the sensor element requires some new design thinking.
Android beyond tablets and smartphones for embedded
By Curt Schwaderer, Editorial Director
Android is a Linux-based environment and Linux is a very popular software platform for embedded systems. The growth of Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M) applications and their associated graphics and communications requirements are causing engineers to explore Android for embedded applications beyond the smartphone.
Rapid deployment through open platform customization
By Scott Wilken, MultiTech Systems
Basing a product on a proven open-source platform has great advantages in development time reduction, especially for products that do not change in hardware configuration once deployed. However, open-source offerings as they exist today are largely insufficient for deploying products that require field extensibility.
Bringing the cloud and embedded connectivity to aircraft black boxes
By Rory Dear, Technical Contributor
Commercial aircraft black boxes use rudimentary technology that is much less powerful than the average smartphone. They aren't fit for purpose and there's little urgency in rectifying this, though many improvements are possible.

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KingBOX MS-9A66 Outperforms Fanless Systems with Powerful 4th Gen Scheme
CMSIS 4 ARM Cortex Microcontroller Software Interface Standard
Versatile USB Audio/Video Encoder Supports Multiple Input Formats
Flexible Enclosure Platform for Small Form Factor PCBs
Elma Electronic
Elma's SFF Compute Platforms Expand
Annapolis Micro Systems
Dual Twelve Bit 2.3 or 1.5 GSps DAC I/O Card
Intel Embedded Innovator
Shrinking Time & Cost for IoT Solutions
ADL Embedded Solutions
ADL Embedded Solutions ADLE3800PC – Intel® E3800 Series PCIe/104 Single Board Computer
Innovative Integration
The FMC-10GE provides two 10 Gb Ethernet ports on a custom FMC module for a powerful, stand-alone, FPGA-based IF transceiver
Development System for Pentek OpenVPX Boards
Fanless Quad-Core Industrial Computer from WinSystems pallet Features Intel® E3845 Processor in a Rugged Enclosure
Virtualization Redefined
Rochester Electronics
Intel’s 80960 32-bit microprocessor re-
introduced by Rochester Electronics
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Enabling Embedded Security for the Internet of Things

October 21st 2:00 PM EDT
Presented by: Wind River, Wibu Systems

The Anatomy of IoT: Features, Functions, and Capability

October 22nd 2:00 PM EDT
Presented by: Echelon, PrismTech, Telit Wireless, xively

Balancing Software Requirements and Test Needs

October 23rd 2:00 PM EDT
Presented by: Vector Software, Polarion
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