Uptick in vulnerable and outdated open source components
Synopsys released the 2021 Open Source Security and Risk Analysis (OSSRA) report. The report, produced by the Synopsys Cybersecurity Research Center (CyRC), examines the results of more than 1,500 audits of commercial codebases, performed by the Black Duck Audit Services team.
Advancing software-driven IP workflows with NDI
VuWall has announced support for software-driven IP workflows by integrating the NDI protocol in the VuStream 150 encoder/decoder appliance. VuStream 150 now supports NDI-enabled applications and devices using standard Ethernet local area networks.
Power delivery software framework for code integration
USB Type-C with Power Delivery (PD) and open source software are two technologies leading the next wave of wired connectivity. With Microchip Technology’s new Power Delivery Software Framework (PSF), designers can now modify and own the IP in their USB-C PD systems. By merging their proprietary code with Microchip’s fully functionable PD stack, designers have the ultimate flexibility for creating differentiated product offerings ...
Licensing of embedded file system emFile includes PSoC 6
Semiconductor manufacturer Cypress, a subsidiary of German chipmaker Infineon, has extended its licensing for SEGGER's emFile embedded file system, emFile, to its latest hardware platform PSoC 6.
Collaborate for Open RAN massive MIMO portfolio
Mavenir and Xilinx have announced that they are collaborating to bring to market a unified 4G/5G O-RAN massive MIMO (mMIMO) portfolio to enable Open RAN deployments. The first mMIMO 64TRX joint solution is expected to be available in Q4 2021.
Reliable power generation with anaerobic digestion
Mitsubishi Electric Ireland Automation Partner, Ashdale Engineering, located in Northern Ireland, has designed a highly accurate control system for an anaerobic digestion (AD) plant. The precision process control is achieved using Mitsubishi Electric automation components and is vital to ensuring continued operation of the live AD process, enabling the generation of heat and electricity that the plant operator now plans to sell to the grid.
Discovery kit contains eSIM with bootstrap for IoT
The STMicroelectronics B-L462E-CELL1 Discovery kit brings together the critical hardware and software building blocks, including GSMA-certified embedded SIM (eSIM) to quickly develop power-conscious Cellular IoT devices that connect to the Internet through LTE-Cat M and NB-IoT networks. It is well suited for embedded developers and IoT evangelists, and affordable for OEM and mass-market customers.
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Mouser stocks NXP i.MX 8M Plus eval kit
Mouser Electronics has announced that is now stocking the i.MX 8M Plus evaluation kit from NXP Semiconductors. The comprehensive kit provides a complete evaluation platform for the new i.MX 8M Plus embedded multi-core heterogeneous applications processors — the first in the i.MX family to integrate a dedicated neural processing unit (NPU) for advanced machine learning inference at the edge in industrial and Internet of Things (IoT) applicat...
Sondrel launches reference platforms for faster ASIC design
Sondrel has announced the second in its family of reference designs for ASICs that provide a framework to support a customer’s own IP, which results in a faster time to market and lower risk. The SFA250A is aimed at Functional Safety (FuSa) applications such as Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and contains an independent FuSa monitor compliant to ISO 26262 ASIL D - ASIC Safety Subsystem (ASS).