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POSIX IPC on Cortex-M architectures

Mon, 05/21/2012 - 14:26
Tyler Gilbert of CoActionOS explains how to implement the system components required send and receive POSIX-style signals—a form of IPC--between concurrently running tasks on the Cortex-M architecture and then specifically with the Cortex-M3 (CM3).

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A standards-based approach to capacitive-sensor EMC problems

Mon, 05/21/2012 - 14:26
By following basic principles based on industry standards, it is possible to implement capacitive sensing designs with high signal-to-noise ratios that will withstand a barrage of noisy abuse.

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Make magnetic card readers more reliable in noisy environments

Mon, 05/21/2012 - 14:26
Here's a less time-consuming way to maintain magnetic card reader and card reliability in a variety of noisy electronic environments.

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Trimming cost and size: The software side of the story

Mon, 05/21/2012 - 14:26
A new approach that couples a reliable language with customizable and specialized run-time libraries can reduce both cost and footprint size for embedded systems.

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Virtual closed networks can safeguard embedded devices

Mon, 05/21/2012 - 14:26
With the growing number of embedded devices connected to the Internet, a VCN can provide protection when a truly closed network is not an option.

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Embedded safety trims system cost, size and development time

Mon, 05/21/2012 - 14:26
Enhancements to embedded processors have emerged to combat the shortcomings of traditional safety systems. Integrated embedded-hardware diagnostics address a multitude of functional safety issues.

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3D graphics authoring for embedded systems designers: Part 2- Deploying 3D objects

Sun, 05/20/2012 - 15:20
In this second in a two part series on designing and Modeling 3D Objects for Embedded Applications, Rick Tewell of Fujitsu Semiconductor takes you through the process of displaying 3D models on an embedded device that supports that supports 3D graphics.

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Enhance system security with better data-at-rest encryption

Sat, 05/12/2012 - 15:40
Embedded systems designers can protect sensitive data that's on a device's hard drive (data-at-rest) by using encryption techniques.

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Security fundamentals for embedded software

Sat, 05/12/2012 - 15:40
Even if your device is not connected to the Internet, you need to protect it from malicious attacks. Here are some simple protections you can institute to make your system more impenetrable.

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The basics of 3D authoring for embedded systems designers – Part 1

Sat, 05/12/2012 - 15:40
In this first article in a two-part series, Rick Tewell of Fujitsu Semiconductor describes the process of 3D graphics design, with tips and techniques for creating high-quality models suitable for use in a variety of embedded designs.

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