by Al Yanes, PCI-SIG
PCI-SIG has expanded its technology’s low power capabilities with the introduction of L1 sub-states, Quarter-Swing technology, the M-PCIe specification, as well as new form factors to bring the benefits of PCIe architecture to low power and battery-based devices.
There are a number of industry trends that are driving the “data domination.” According to Gartner in its report “Predicts 2015: The Internet of Things,” the Internet of Things (IoT)Read More...
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by Prashant Dubal, Wind RiverTo address the range of needs for devices on the Internet of Things, an RTOS must be modular, scalable and support a range of connectivity while maintaining security. This calls for a platform approach that can be configured and adapted while maintaining a stable base.
TECHNOLOGY IN CONTEXT
TECHNOLOGY IN SYSTEMS
by Sean Harmer, KDABOpenGL continues to grow and develop along with its own offspring to bring high-end, high-speed graphics and visualization into the future.
by Dan Demers, congatecBuy or develop yourself? That is a much less frequent question with x86 than ARM because x86 is supported by a number of form factor standards. ARM Cortex A-9 Freescale i.MX 6 processors are now also available on the sub-credit card sized ?Qseven form factor. But do developers really need a form factor standard for ARM processors?
by Mark Overgaard, Pentair Electronics ProtectionIPv6-awareness that has now been added to the HPM layer for ATCA and its complementary specifications. These additions have been led within PICMG by its HPM subcommittee.
by Brett Burger, National InstrumentsFour smart grid applications are improving how utilities operate their electrical networks. All of these systems incorporate platform elements and cover protection relays, power monitoring, distribution automation, and field communication applications showing the broad range of use that systems can have when designed around platform elements.
by Sol Jacobs, Tadiran BatteriesHarvesting electro-magnetic (EM) energy, in combination with industrial grade rechargeable lithium batteries, enables emergency repair crews to pinpoint disruptions in the electrical power transmission lines to speed repairs and reduce labor costs.
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by Tom Williams, Editor-in-Chief