Intel Plans its Next Move

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 […]

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Intel to combine forces with Mobileye

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, […]

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An Overview of Xilinx’s Zynq®-7000 All Programmable SoC

  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 […]

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How Safe is the Internet of Things?

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? […]

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