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Altera Takes Home Two EDN Innovation Awards – MarketWatch

Altera Corporation today announced its Quartus(R) II software version 9.1 and 1080p video-design framework were honored at the 20th annual EDN Innovation Awards ceremony, receiving the prestigious awards in the EDA: Back-End Tools category and the Design Framework category, respectively. Both solutions were recognized for their innovations that resulted in a significant advance in technology. […]

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Windows Embedded 7 Now Available to OEMs

Microsoft announced that Windows Embedded Standard 7 operating system has been “released to manufacturing,” or RTM, meaning that the final code is now available to third-party developers so that they can begin building embedded devices that use the system. via Windows Embedded 7 Now Available to OEMs – InternetNews.com.

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Linux firmware released for ARM-based printing SoCs

Zoran Corp. announced Linux-based firmware for its ARM-based Quatro family of system-on-chips, which target touchscreen-enabled printers and scanners. The Inferno firmware offers an API, printer engine driver, print language support, and other tools for developing Linux applications on Zoran's ARM9-based Quatro 4300 and dual ARM11-core Quatro 4500 processors, both of which include printing-optimized DSPs. via […]

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PoC sensor wireless platform designed for healthcare

LynuxWorks and Portwell Inc. have collaborated on a proof-of-concept (PoC) wireless sensor platform based on Intel chips designed for the healthcare community. The PoC platform can connect to more than 25 Bluetooth wireless biometric sensors and has the ability to graphically portray patient sensor data for visual monitoring in a familiar Windows environment. via PoC […]

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Microsoft Releases Windows Embedded 7

Microsoft has released to manufacturing Windows Embedded Standard 7, a customizable and componentized operating system for embedded systems. The software maker announced the release Tuesday at the Embedded Systems Conference in San Jose, Calif. Equipment manufacturers use the OS to build specialized products, such as thin clients, digital signage and industrial controls. via Microsoft Releases […]

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Redpine and Renesas team on embedded WiFi – Practical Chip Design

Redpine Signals CEO Venkat Mattela claims that his organization, teaming with the newly-constituted Renesas Electronics, has an answer to the fine-print issues. The two companies have combined Redpine's 802.11n module with your choice from among several Super-H, RX, and R8C Renesas MCUs to offer a plug'n'play embedded WiFi capability. via Redpine and Renesas team on […]

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Digi Launches Major M2M Initiative with Easy, Out-of-the-Box Cloud Connectivity for Embedded Development

iDigi is the embedded industry's first ready-to-use cloud computing platform for Machine-to-Machine (M2M) network management. It enables secure remote access, control and management of network-connected devices and complete cloud-based application development. via Digi Launches Major M2M Initiative with Easy, Out-of-the-Box Cloud Connectivity for Embedded Development.

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AMD Launches New Complete Platforms for Embedded Systems

AMD announced two new complete platforms for the embedded market, the compact ASB2 platform and the high-performance AM3 platform, that offer myriad combinations of power and performance with up to 74 percent improvement in performance-per-watt over previous generations. via AMD Launches New Complete Platforms for Embedded Systems – MarketWatch.

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