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October 2006

Executive Interview

An Exciting Time to be an Embedded Systems Developer

RTC: Just to make sure what it is we’re talking about, can you give our readers some idea of exactly what the structure of GE Fanuc is? We understand that GE Fanuc is a joint veRead More...

Industry Insider

Industry Insider

Futuristic Advertising Debuts with EPIC SBC Onboard—with GPS VersaLogic has announced that the company’s AMD GX 500-based single board computer, the Gecko, has been deRead More...

Industry Insight

High Voltage Strikes CompactPCI

Providing high voltage that can be remotely controlled in a small, confined area is a problem faced by many laboratories around the world. This problem became apparent for Sandia NationRead More...

Solutions Engineering

Weathering the RoHS Storm

The much-anticipated enforcement date for the European Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) directive has passed quietly and uneventfully. But, even though RoHS went into effect wRead More...

RoHS: After the Deadline

Since July 1, the restrictions mandated by the European Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) directive have gone into effect. But the transition to an electronics industry free ofRead More...

Special Section

Using Resource Partitioning to Build Secure, Survivable Embedded Systems

Virtually every embedded system today is connected, either physically or wirelessly, to the outside world. This network connectivity creates untold possibilities for remote monitoring aRead More...

TimeMachines: The Future of Debuggers

Getting a product to market earlier can mean the difference between wild success and complete failure for a device software project. Yet many projects are delayed for software quality rRead More...

An RTOS for an SMP Multicore Processor

For years, processor performance has increased, following Moore’s Law, at a rate of 2x every 18 months. But, in October 2004, Intel acknowledged that power consumption was making Read More...

“Not Your Father’s CORBA - An Architecture for Embedded and Real-Time Systems

Scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s National Ignition Facility (NIF) needed to solve one of the world’s most challenging distributed system control probleRead More...

Enterprise-Strength Solutions Meet the Demands of Today’s Embedded Systems

As the expanding demands of the embedded device market are being enabled by cheaper memory and faster processors, the software in today’s embedded systems is exploding. This dynamRead More...

Implementing High-Availability Middleware on ATCA - Step-by-Step

One of the promises of standards like ATCA, Carrier-Grade Linux (CGL) and the Service Availability Forum’s Hardware Platform Interface is that you can mix and match implementatioRead More...

Open Architecture Network Software Platforms Speed Complex Development

The amount of software needed for today’s converged networks and smart devices is increasing at an alarming rate, with the latest set top boxes (STBs), mobile phones, and other teRead More...

Technology in Context

Utilizing FPGA DSP Slices with Serial Fabrics

Now in the twilight of 2006, the concept of utilizing FPGAs for DSP operations is fairly well understood, established, and recognized within the signal processing industry. However, theRead More...

Choosing the Right FPGA Board: More Features Mean Tougher Decisions

Since FPGAs are now mainstream components in virtually all embedded systems, silicon vendors are competing heavily on features, resources and performance levels to secure design wins foRead More...