Tech news tagged ‘ARM’

ARM polishes Cortex-R5 for ISO26262 safety

Aiming at automotive applications, ARM has developed functional safety documentation for its Cortex-R5 processor. Industrial and medical safety is also in it sights.

“This will help speed the path to global safety standard compliances,” said ARM. The processor offers “a rich set of fault detection and control features, enabling…

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ARM challenges young engineers in California

ARM has partnered with the Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose, California to sponsor a video contest for the Tech Challenge 2015.

The contest is open to boys and girls in grades 4-12 to make a video of how they tack real-world problems using engineering-design thinking…

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ARM CPUs for French cloud provider

Iliad, the French provider of telecommunications services, launches a cloud service next month based on ARM-based servers which it has built in-house using Marvell chips…

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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 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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Sinclair ZX Spectrum returns, as Vega

With the blessing of Sir Clive Sinclair, the Sinclair ZX Spectrum could return through a crowd-funded project on Indiegogo.

To be called the Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega, it will come pre-loaded with 1,000 Spectrum games.

It is the brainchild of a Luton-based start-up called Retro…

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ARM, Freescale and TI sign up for Qt embedded

Processor developers ARM, Freescale and Texas Instruments have joined the Qt Partner Programme.

This will significantly expand the availability of Qt-verified reference boards.

Qt is a pre-configured embedded device development environment with an optimised software stack which can be deployed on reference boards for the development of user…

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Cray looks at ARM64 for supercomputing

Cray is evaluating 64bit ARM processors alongside Intel products for its supercomputers, partly under a US Government program called FastForward 2 which asks the firm to explore 64bit ARMs for high performance computing (HPC).

Cray is also working with 64bit ARM chip company Cavium to build processing clusters based on…

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Peripherals are Microchip’s ARM buster trick

Microchip believes even quite sophisticated motor control can implemented with an 8-bit microcontroller.

Microchip is questioning the assumption that high end motor control requires the performance of a 32-bit ARM microcontroller or indeed its own 32bit MIPS-based MCUs.

“We refuse to commoditise the 8-bit microcontroller, we…

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