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IoT is not happening, says ARM

IoT is not happening, says ARM

The internet of things is not happening yet, says a executive at processor firm ARM.

Despite the marketing hype around the market for internet-enabled wristbands and fitness monitors, the market is being sen as slow to develop.

ARM, one of the biggest promoters of the market, does not yet…

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CSR targets ARM mbed with Bluetooth boards

CSR targets ARM mbed with Bluetooth boards

CSR is focusing its embedded design strategy on the ARM mbed operating system.

CSR plans to offer two mbed expansion boards, also known as shields, to support Bluetooth and Wi-Fi interfaces.

One shield solution combines Wi-Fi and Bluetooth based on the CSR6030 and CSR8311. The other offers a…

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Mobile broadband facing spectrum crunch

Mobile broadband facing spectrum crunch

Governments must make more mobile spectrum bands available if the full potential of mobile broadband services are to be realised, according to mobile specialists speaking in Cambridge this week.

The warning comes less than 12 months ahead of the World Radiocommunications Conference (WRC-15) in Geneva that will review the…

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REF university research tables steer UK funding

REF university research tables steer UK funding

The 2014 REF (Research Excellence Framework)  results been officially published today, being noteworthy for their influence on UK research investment.

Specifically, the research was conducted by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), the Scottish Funding Council (SFC), the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW) and the Department…

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Stick insects model six-legged robotic behaviour

Stick insects model six-legged robotic behaviour

A robot that looks like a giant insect is taking its first steps, advancing cautiously on its crutch-like limbs. The six-legged bot, known as Hector, can move each of its legs independently, which allows it to tackle a wider range of surfaces than other similar-bodied robots that…

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Monolithic terabyte memory IC

Monolithic terabyte memory IC

Crossbar, the RRAM specialist, says it has solved a major obstacle to RRAM’s commercialisation – what Crossbar calls ‘sneak path current’ which is akin to leakage in CMOS circuits but particularly destructive in RRAMS…

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UK designed nano drone to fly in CES

UK designed nano drone to fly in CES

UK-based Torquing Group has launched its nano drone for aerial photography and HD video capture.

The hand-sized ZANO uses a Wi-Fi module supplied by Lantronix to provide wireless interfaces with to both iOS and Android devices, for comms and control the drone.
“The growth of personal drones…

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Green Hills challenges "rudimentary" Linux debug

Green Hills challenges "rudimentary" Linux debug

Green Hills Software has announced a software development environment for embedded Linux developers.

According to Green Hills, the Linux development software in its MULTI tool suite will address the “rudimentary” state of many debuggers for Linux, which it said were “difficult to learn, setup, and use and lack the powerful…

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TT secures control module deal with Rolls-Royce

TT secures control module deal with Rolls-Royce

TT Electronics has been selected by the Rolls-Royce controls and data services business to supply of hybrid microcircuits.

The agreement will see TT supplying engine control modules for the latest Rolls-Royce engines including the Trent XWB and Trent 1000. The exclusive supply agreement is for an initial term…

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Samsung predicts kids will learn maths, English and coding

Samsung predicts kids will learn maths, English and coding

Every child born in the next 12 months will learn coding as a core subject alongside numeracy and literacy – so predicts Samsung.

“Increasingly governments are recognising that computer literacy is a fundamental, basic skill and now incorporate coding into their curriculums. The UK has launched a new ‘computing’ curriculum during…

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