Toradex Open Sources Oak USB Sensors & Interface Boards

Toradex Oak product family is a range of USB sensors enabling measurement of humidity, temperature, motion, orientation… and USB expansion boards with relays, digital I/O and more. Following feedback from customers who needed to customize the designs, Toradex decided to fully open source those sensors and interfaces by releasing hardware files and the source code under Creative Commons License ‘Attribution …

Toradex Open Sources Oak USB Sensors & Interface Boards

Toradex Oak product family is a range of USB sensors enabling measurement of humidity, temperature, motion, orientation… and USB expansion boards with relays, digital I/O and more. Following feedback from customers who needed to customize the designs, Toradex decided to fully open source those sensors and interfaces by releasing hardware files and the source code under Creative Commons License ‘Attribution …

Create Custom “Housekeeping” Chips To Consolidate Functions

Successive generations of portable consumer products create new headaches for system and chip designers as speed, functionality, and I/O functionality escalate. Moore’s Law continues to meet the required jumps in digital processing capability. Added peripheral and memory functionality often requires a corresponding increase in system components, though, increasing the size, mechanical complexity, weight, and power requirements across the system, raising …

‘Trusted’ Security Effort Could Protect Factory, Embedded Networks

Security in the factory and automation sectors could get a big boost if a new industry working group is successful in its effort to create authentication and data security standards for the embedded arena. The venture is being led by the Embedded Systems Working Group, a task force created last month by the Trusted Computing Group. The Stuxnet virus, as …