Sierra Wireless Legato For Embedded Linux

Sierra Wireless has introduced the Legato platform, an open source embedded offering built on Linux and designed to simplify the development of machine-to-machine (M2M) applications from the device to the cloud. “We expect millions of devices to be connected over the next few years, but there are significant challenges to overcome to enable the Internet of Things,” said Philippe Guillemette, …

Wireless Internet Connectivity SDK Tunes In

Semiconductor solutions company Broadcom has introduced a new SDK to its Wireless Internet Connectivity for Embedded Devices (WICED) portfolio for HD audio streaming over Wi-Fi networks. This SDK is intended to be used by original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to deliver audio content directly to speakers from any device connected to the Wi-Fi network, without the use of a docking station …

Wireless Charging Shift Ahead

At least four different approaches to wireless charging are vying to power billions of next-generation mobile devices. Today only one has a beachhead in about a million systems: the Wireless Power Consortium’s Qi inductive charging technology. By 2018, analysts say, the race will be all but over with one player dominating the 700 million systems using wireless charging. Experts expect …