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SIM cards and avoiding stranded IoT assets

SIM cards and avoiding stranded IoT assets
by Don Dingee on 11-24-2014 at 4:00 pm

Since pennants, drums, smoke, and horses fell out of favor to more advanced communication technology, network operators have struggled to find balance. Too few subscribers interested, and infrastructure investments completely fail. Just the right number of paying users, revenue streams provide profit and ability to invest… Read More


Atmel, IoT and CryptoAuthentication

Atmel, IoT and CryptoAuthentication
by Paul McLellan on 11-19-2014 at 7:00 am

One of the companies that is best positioned to supply components into the IoT market is Atmel. For the time being most designs will be done using standard components, not doing massive integration on an SoC targeted at a specific market. The biggest issue in the early stage of market development will be working out what the customer… Read More


Daylight Savings Time and the IoT

Daylight Savings Time and the IoT
by Daniel Payne on 11-05-2014 at 6:00 pm

On Sunday in the USA we changed our clocks back one hour to account for Daylight Savings Time and I was reminded of how far we have to go in getting all of our devices to understand and automatically account for the time. Despite all of the talk about IoT and how it has the promise to automate our lives, we still have to manually set the time.… Read More


The IoT and the Forbidden Fruit

The IoT and the Forbidden Fruit
by Peter Gasperini on 10-26-2014 at 4:00 pm

A tremendous froth of press and promotion has arisen in the last year concerning the Internet of Things. Nearly every High Tech firm on the globe has begun to advertise their offerings as an integral part of it, positioning their products and services as both essential to the IoT and as a vital component of its future. As the smartphone… Read More


Processor for Internet-of-Things (IoT)

Processor for Internet-of-Things (IoT)
by barun on 10-21-2014 at 4:00 pm

Due to increasing proliferation of sensors in our everyday lives, evolution of IoT is natural. The mix of different building blocks with different speed-power-performance constraints makes IoT as the hottest upcoming application area for semiconductor IP vendors. The System-on-Chips (SoCs) coming up in this area typically… Read More


Broadcom Internet of Things

Broadcom Internet of Things
by Paul McLellan on 08-27-2014 at 7:01 am

One of the perks of blogging here is being able to get a press invitation to lots of events, often in interesting locations I never even knew existed. Tonight it was a Broadcom event in SPUR here in San Francisco. The evening was about the Internet of Things (IoT). Everyone knows that IoT is sort of hype, but it is also a real opportunity.… Read More


IoT Breakfast Panel at DAC

IoT Breakfast Panel at DAC
by Daniel Payne on 06-03-2014 at 7:21 pm

Tuesday morning at DAC I enjoyed a free breakfast courtesy of Synopsysand GLOBALFOUNDRIESwhere I learned more about the emerging market of IoT, and what it means to semiconductor, EDA and IP vendors. Panelists included: Semico Research, HP, Synopsys, GLOBALFOUNDRIES and Broadcom. … Read More