Internet of Things

December 2019
Sectigo's Embedded Firewall Protects Automotive Systems

Sectigo’s Embedded Firewall for Automotive helps protect the car’s network connections from cyberattacks

By 2022, more than two-thirds of new cars on American roads will have online connections to their safety-critical system, putting them at risk of deadly hacks (Consumer Watchdog report, July 2019) tovehicles’ “head” system, used primarily for infotainment, GPS navigation, and other features. To better pr
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12/18/2019

Mouser Electronics, TE Connectivity Survey Robotics in eBook
Mouser Electronics, Inc., announces a new eBook in collaboration with TE Connectivity, highlighting new functions and applications in industrial robotics. In Solutions for Robots and Robot Control, engineers and subject matter experts from Mouser and TE offer in-depth articles on the latest robotics technologies in the
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12/13/2019
Now at Mouser: InvenSense Ultrasonic Sensor Solutions
Mouser Electronics, Inc., is now stocking the MOD_CH101 ultrasonic time-of-flight (ToF) sensor module and DK-CH101 SmartSonic platform from InvenSense, a TDK Group company. The ToF solutions offer fast and accurate range measurement with ultra-low power consumption, and are capable of detecting objects of any si
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12/13/2019
PSDcast - The Evolution of the Data Center

Today’s guest is Hervé Tardy, vice president and general manager of Distributed Power Quality for Eaton

The data center is a cornerstone of most businesses, and with socio-economic uncertainties, cybercrime, distributed IT, and of course, the Internet of Things - both largescale and narrowband - the data center is undergoing dramatic changes.
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12/12/2019
Microchip Opens Early Access Program for FPGA System-on-Chip
The trend towards compute intensive gateways and edge devices is driving the integration of traditional deterministic control applications with additional embedded processing capabilities needed for smart and secure connected systems. In response, Microchip Technology Inc. (Nasdaq: MCHP) is opening the Early Ac
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12/10/2019
Beyond Basic Training

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Figure 1. Telit’s LM960 is the world’s first full industrial-grade, Cat 18 mPCIe module

The introduction of the Internet, cell phones, wireless communications and IoT devices have undeniably changed every aspect of modern life. Whether born out of need or convenience, these innovations are in large part the result of collaborative efforts from both the public and private sector working together to
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12/09/2019
SOT-MRAM Memory Cell Compatible with 300mm Si CMOS Tech

This is a schematic of the STT-MRAM cell (Two Terminal Device).

Researchers at Tohoku University have announced the demonstration of high-speed spin-orbit-torque (SOT) magnetoresistive random access memory cell compatible with 300 mm Si CMOS technology. The demand for low-power and high-performance integrated circuits (ICs) has been increasing as artificial intelligence (AI) and
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12/09/2019
Designing for a Safer Future

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Figure 1. The GO9 device allows you to lead your fleet into the future with expanded capacity for further native vehicle support, improved fuel usage support, electric vehicles and global expansion. Geotab’s technology transforms big data into Smart Data to create Smart ecosystems, which turn into Smart Cities.

Since the introduction of the mechanical assembly line by Henry Ford more than a century ago, vehicles and technology have shared a long and inextricable history of automation, with continuous innovation not only central to the evolution of automobile design but also essential to advancing the smart city revolution ta
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12/04/2019
The Ubiquity of the Auto
You don’t have to go very far in this industry without coming across an automotive application. The humble auto is the nexus of several emerging technologies including the Internet of Things (IoT), alternative energy, and advanced battery storage. This month, we shine the spotlight on “Automotive Electroni
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12/04/2019
PSDcast - The Narrowband Internet of Things

Ryne DeBoer, with Morey

A number of markets worldwide still don't have proper LTE coverage, let alone 5G or support for larger IoT networks, so the Narrowband IoT has become a viable alternative for solutions that are low-cost with long battery life and that're primarily indoors, and these applications are ideal for transmitting small bits
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12/04/2019
Smart Power Solutions for Data Centers Cut Operating Costs

Figure1: Multiphase controllers and DrMOS power stages provide solutions

As a society we are creating, using and sharing unprecedented amounts of data every single day, both in our personal lives and while we work. In addition, the Internet-of-Things (IoT) which connects billions of devices and is growing, is creating data completely unaided by humans. As mobile technology moves into its fifth generation (5G), capacity will exist for
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12/03/2019
Electronic Pervasiveness in Vehicles Brings EMI Challenges

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Figure 1. Electric vehicle powertrain (source: US DOE)

The integration of more and more electronics in cars is being driven by automotive industry trends such as the ‘connected car’, increased used of ADAS (advanced driver assistance systems), and the drive towards semi- or even fully autonomous vehicles. The potential for EMI/EMC issues is therefore dramatically inc
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12/03/2019
Heads up for HUD
The automotive heads-up display (HUD) is either a lifesaver or yet another high-tech deathtrap. There’s little middle ground when we muck with a two-ton instrument of destruction. And muck we have – as of 2019, the automotive HUD market is worth $560 million, and it should reach $1 billion by 2024. Thu
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12/03/2019