Posts Tagged ‘ embedded systems ’

Secure collaboration is a quiet trend at #52DAC

Jun 9th, 2015 | By

By Lou Covey
Editorial Director

While outsourcing software and design development is a common practice, the idea of putting your company’s crown jewels into the cloud for a freelancer to monkey with tends to drive sales of anti-emetics. Can you safely allow virtual strangers to access your server, or should you just suck it up and overwork your employees?

That has been a continuous conundrum of the Electronic Design Automation Industry (EDA) and its customers in the embedded software and semiconductor industries. Larger companies, like Synopsys and Intel either use internal security paradigms in the collaborative tools or work with …



Outsourcing has become a zero sum game with benefits for many

Jun 1st, 2015 | By

This is the latest in our ongoing series of articles on outsourcing, benefits and downfalls.

By Lou Covey
Editorial Director

Outsourcing product design and manufacturing has become an international way of life despite the concern that it takes jobs world_of_outsourcingaway from one country in favor of another. As the practice has matured, it has become more of a zero-sum game as long as the participant realize it is best as a cooperative exercise.

The decision to outsource any part of a product lifecycle is not longer a matter of which country a company will choose, but which countries to choose. …



Solving the weakness of password protection

Jan 7th, 2015 | By

This is part one of a a two-part interview with Jack Wolosewicz, CTO of Eurocal Group and founder of Certus, a security technology firm.  We talk about the inherent weakness of passwords in relation to the growing use of streaming video.



Sponsored by Blaylock EngineeringEuroCal GroupMeBox Media and Busivid.



Backfitting security into legacy embedded systems

Dec 20th, 2013 | By

Icon Labs announced the Floodgate Defender Appliance earlier this year as a means to backfit security into legacy  embedded systems and we sat down with the company’s CEO, Alan Grau to talk about just how crucial this is.  The video follows:

 



Connect Tech’s Qseven at core of military VR system

Apr 26th, 2012 | By

Connect Tech, based in Ontario, Canada, designs and manufactures serial communication hardware and software for a range of industries, including communications, industrial automation, transportation, government, military, scientific, medical, educational, POS, and office automation.

At DesignWest, they exhibited a military training system from Quantum3D, that was driven by custom single-board computer, built on Connect Tech’s Qseven Carrier board with an Intel® Atom™ processor.  New Tech Press dropped by and had a bit of fun with the team.

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