Embedded Computing Design E-letter - September 2014

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Connecting Silicon, Software, and Strategies for Intelligent Systems
E-letter September 2014
A Gateway to Smarter Building Automation
By Advantech
In IoT-enabled building automation, gateways unifying the various facility systems are required.
Embedded HMIs evolve to match consumer tech expectations in the factory
By Marcia Gadbois, Invensys
Through open standards, PC technology and networking advances, and cues from connected consumer devices, embedded Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs) have enabled greater efficiency and capabilities in industrial applications.
Why your car should act more like your phone
By Alex Agizim, GlobalLogic, Inc.
We use our smartphones as cameras, game consoles, cash registers, social media portals, and more. They can help us deposit checks, help doctors monitor and analyze our health, and operate our appliances. However, the one thing our phones cannot do is fully integrate with our cars.
Making DIY project software
Interview with Paul Kassebaum, MathWorks
You've got the hardware to make your own DIY projects, but what about the software to make it do what you want it to do? MathWorks offers MATLAB and Simulink geared toward making, and offers more resources at its MakerZone. Embedded Computing Design interviewed Paul Kassebaum, Manager, Maker Community Relations at MathWorks on what the company is doing in the maker space.
Hardware commoditization and the IoT service model
By Brandon Lewis, Assistant Managing Editor
As hardware margins continue to shrink, system developers must explore new ways of monetizing their products.
Making: The gateway to an engineering career
By Monique DeVoe, Managing Editor
For students, making and DIY aren't just a fun hobby – they're a gateway to university admissions and well-rounded engineering degree programs and careers.
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Automotive E-mag
Accelerating automotive software delivery
By Andreas Dharmawan, Electric Cloud
Success in the auto industry is no longer determined by the horsepower of an engine or how many cup holders it has. Technology, and specifically software, is driving buying habits of car shoppers.
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CMSIS 4 ARM Cortex Microcontroller Software Interface Standard
MEN Micro
MEN Micro’s new mobile phone voice interface PCI Express Mini Card
Diamond Systems Corporation
Rugged PCIe MiniCards
Flexible Enclosure Platform for Small Form Factor PCBs
Elma Electronic
Sturdy Small Enclosures Offer Affordable Flexibility in a Variety of Sizes
Annapolis Micro Systems
Dual Twelve Bit 2.3 or 1.5 GSps DAC I/O Card
Raspberry Pi Starter Kit
Intel Embedded Innovator
Shrinking Time & Cost for IoT Solutions
ADL Embedded Solutions
ADLMES-8200 – High-Ingress Protection (IP) Modular Enclosure Systems
PCI Express I/O Card Provides 24 Isolated Digital Inputs with Change of State Detection and 24 Solid State FET Relay Outputs
Innovative Integration
Prepare for Glory with FMC-500 2x500 MSPS 16-bit A/D 2x1230 MSPS 16-bit D/A
Rochester Electronics
Extensive Inventory of Intel Chipsets
WDL Systems
WDL Systems proudly distributes the MultiConnect® rCell 100 Series HSPA Cellular Router by Multi-Tech Systems
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The Anatomy of IoT: Features, Functions, and Capability

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

Managing SWaP in ISR Systems

December 4th, 2:00 PM EST
Presented by: Advanced Cooling Technologies, Curtiss-Wright, GE Intelligent Platforms, TE Connectivity
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