Tech news tagged ‘ARM’

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Raspberry Pi runs Intel digital signage spec

Raspberry Pi’s graphics processor is attracting as much interest at the low cost embedded computing board’s ARM-based CPU.

Both CPU and graphics processor are Broadcom chips.

US-based start-up Jetpac runs image recognition software on the Raspberry Pi’s graphics processor (GPU).

According to Pete Warden…

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ARM’s v8 gets 50 licences and is going for 100

v8, ARM’s 64-bit processor architecture, is being widely adopted. Seven licences were signed in Q2, making 50 in all. “50 v8 licences signed – 100 to go,” says ARM evp Pete Hutton…

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Good Q2 for ARM

ARM had Q2 revenues of $309m, up 17% year-on-year for a profit of $160m.

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Arduino-compatible Spark board available at CPC

The Spark Core Wi-Fi enabled, Arduino-compatible development platform is now being stocked by consumer distributor CPC.

The Spart Core board, which attracted more than $500,000 in pledges on Kickstarter last year, is open source but also code-compatible with Arduino.

CPC already distributes the entire Arduino range…

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NI creates Linux embedded design module

NI has introduced an embedded system development board which comes with Linux-based real-time operating system (RTOS) already integrated.

The SOM (system-on-module) has a dual-core ARM processor in the Xilinx Zynq All Programmable system on a chip (SoC) with memory.

But the level of software integration…

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Future engineers get ARM accreditation

Future Electronics is strengthening its partnership with ARM by adding a microprocessor accredited engineer qualification to its ARM Accreditation Corporate Partnership.

As a result Future Electronics has committed all of its 75 field applications engineers in the EMEA region to gain the ARM Accredited MCU Engineer (AAME) certificate.

To gain…

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IoT at the BBQ? Well, why not?

The internet of things has taken on a seasonal flavour in a design competition for Texas Instruments microcontrollers which is being presented on the element14 website.

Dubbed the “Internet of the Backyard”, designers are being challenged to come up with seasonal applications base on the SimpleLink Wi-Fi CC3200 LaunchPad…

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Raspberry Pi competitor powered by Freescale dual-core

A range of mini computer modules is likely to capitalise on the trend for affordable embedded computing started by Raspberry Pi and Arduino.

Designed by SolidRun of Israel, the modules, dubbed HummingBoard,  are built around the Freescale i.MX6 processor based on the ARM Cortex-A9 architecture.

There is a…

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Engineering summer school inspires new generation

Record number of students will attend the electrical engineering summer school this week organised by the UKESF (UK Electronics Skills Foundation).

It is being hosted this year by the University of Southampton from the 7th to the 11th July.

This year 80 A-level and Scottish Higher students from 77…

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