Simms International Articles
Capitalising on edge computing with supercharged DRAM
With the advent of 5G and the exponential growth of connected devices and edge computing, more data is being generated and processed at the edge. By the edge we mean it is the practice of processing data near the edge of the network where the data is being generated, instead of in a centralised data processing warehouse.
Is any memory card suitable for industrial applications?
Since their introduction in the 1990s, memory cards have remained among the most successful, trusted and low-cost storage solutions available. Consumer memory cards are cheap and commonly used to store images, videos, audio and text in portable devices such as cameras and smartphones.
Embedded peripherals start to make their mark
The idea of embedded peripherals (EP) is not new and in the past it has usually been the motherboard manufacturers, and to lesser extent distributors, that stock a limited product range of Input/Output (I/O) products to expand board capability. For a board manufacturer to include every I/O port is not economically viable, so purchasing teams are now buying basic boards and adding the relevant peripherals to achieve the solution required, often wi...
Software-free USB memory key delivers enhanced feature set
The Aegis Secure Key 3z hardware-encrypted flash drive and the Aegis Configurator have been announced by Apricorn. Building on the success of its predecessor (the Aegis Secure Key 3.0), the Aegis Secure Key 3z is a feature-rich USB drive that includes FIPS-level security and eliminates the vulnerabilities found in software-managed systems.