Networking Technologies Take Charge At Home And On The Road

It seems like we’ll be using wireless technologies everywhere. But we’ll never be completely wireless. Hard connections offer too many speed and reliability advantages to ever be displaced completely. In fact, some technologies will use the best of both worlds. This year, Greenvity Communications and Micrel both offered the best innovations in wired networking in home and automotive technologies alike. …

Thread synchronization techniques for better multicore system power/performance tradeoffs

It’s a common refrain heard among embedded software design teams everywhere, when the team manager declares, “We need better system power management from both the hardware and software, but we also need to optimize the design for increased functionality and performance.” So, how can a software designer hope to accomplish such a feat when in order to maximize one …