Last week, tech giant Intel announced its plans to purchase the Israeli-based Mobileye, a firm that specializes in automotive ADAS software. While Mobileye is not exactly a household name, its proprietary technology, EyeQ, is used to enable lane-departure warnings and proximity sensors, technology essential for any ADAS system. Now that Intel has acquired Mobileye, the […]Read more "Intel Plans its Next Move"
On March 13th, Intel announced that the company had paid $15.3 billion to acquire Mobileye, an Israeli-based firm which specializes in developing autonomous-car technology. In a field where names like Google Car, BMW, and Tesla are household names, Mobileye is relatively unknown, but its trademark software, EyeQ is used to enable lane-departure and proximity warnings, […]Read more "Intel to combine forces with Mobileye"
Did you know that CAPTCHA actually stands for something? CAPTCHA stands for Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart. Even when you say the word out loud, it sounds like ‘capture’ – something like gotcha – we know you’re not a human but you’re a robot that’s repeatedly trying to login and […]Read more "Puzzles to Replace the Dreaded CAPTCHA form"
Last year, Amazon AWS partnered with Xilinx to bring high-end FPGA to the cloud. For developers, it meant a significant reduction is computing costs. Instead of purchasing expensive server equipment, companies can turn to the cloud to rent server space and time. Amazon used the Xilinx Ultrascale+ chip to power its FPGA-based services. This year, […]Read more "Alibaba, Intel introduce FPGA to the Cloud"
The hype was everywhere. For months, it was all gamers could talk about – the new Nintendo Switch. What’s the big deal with the Nintendo Switch? What is it? The Switch was designed so you could play your favorite video games whenever and wherever you wanted. Have an hour long commute on the bus? Kill […]Read more "Are you ready to make the Switch? Nintendo is!"
The Zynq®-7000 All Programmable SoC is designed to integrate the software programmability of an ARM®-based processor with the hardware programmability of an FPGA. The Zynq family consists of two chips: Zynq-7000S and Zynq-7000. The single-core Zynq-7000S consists of a single-core ARM Cortex™-A9 processor and a 28nm Artix®-7 FPGA. The SoC chip is designed to enable cost-effective industrial IoT […]Read more "An Overview of Xilinx’s Zynq®-7000 All Programmable SoC"
When the term IoT was first introduced, there was a lot of excitement in the tech industry. Creating a link between appliances and gadgets, and allowing each to be controlled remotely, opened up a whole range of possibilities. There was just one problem. An interconnected appliance was vulnerable to cyber attacks. Remember the Smart TV? […]Read more "How Safe is the Internet of Things?"