How does the IoT get to 20 Billion?

How does the IoT get to 20 Billion?
by David G. Simmons on 11-10-2016 at 12:00 pm

Not long ago I was asked the question “How do we get to 20 billion IoT devices?” (Actually, I’ve been asked this question multiple times over the past 10+ years.) Great question! How, exactly, do we get to 20 billion (or 30 billion, or a trillion) IoT devices? We’re certainly not going to get there with wearable devices and other… Read More


What’s Really Going to Limit the IoT?

What’s Really Going to Limit the IoT?
by David G. Simmons on 11-06-2016 at 8:00 pm

There’s a lot of hype about the Internet of Things (IoT) as anyone who’s reading anything about these days already knows. There’s wearable tech, there’s healthcare IoT, there’s M2M IoT and a host of other areas of the IoT that are all projected to explode over the next 10 years. Billions and billions of devices are forecast.

Those … Read More


IoT Tutorial: Chapter 14 – Wearables IoT Systems and Applications

IoT Tutorial: Chapter 14 – Wearables IoT Systems and Applications
by John Soldatos on 09-06-2016 at 7:00 am

Introducing Wearables
Wearables are small electronic devices, which comprise one or more sensors and are associated with clothing or worn accessories such as watches, wristbands, glasses and jewelry. Wearables come also with some sort of computational capability, which enables them to capture and process data about the physical… Read More


IoT Tutorial: Chapter7 – IoT data and IoT-BigData Convergence

IoT Tutorial: Chapter7 – IoT data and IoT-BigData Convergence
by John Soldatos on 07-06-2016 at 12:00 pm

Introduction to IoT Data and their Characteristics
Most IoT applications up to date involve the collection and processing of IoT data i.e. data stemming from IoT sources such as sensors, wearables and other internet connected devices. In the majority of cases the business benefits of an IoT application stem from the processing… Read More


ARM tests out TSMC 10FinFET – with two cores

ARM tests out TSMC 10FinFET – with two cores
by Don Dingee on 05-25-2016 at 4:00 pm

About 13 months ago, the leak blogs posted news of “Artemis” on an alleged ARM roadmap slide, supposedly a new 16FF ARM core positioned as the presumptive successor to the Cortex-A57. Now, we’re finding out what “Artemis” may actually be, inside a multi-core PPA test chip on TSMC 10FinFET.… Read More


S2C tutorial and PROTOTYPICAL debut at DAC

S2C tutorial and PROTOTYPICAL debut at DAC
by Don Dingee on 05-18-2016 at 4:00 pm

It’s been a busy few days here in Canyon Lake, and we’re ready to share exciting news in advance of #53DAC coming up on Monday, June 6[SUP]th[/SUP]. S2C is offering a technical program tutorial on “Overcoming the Challenges of FPGA Prototyping” followed by the launch of our latest book project, “PROTOTYPICAL”, including a field… Read More


When will Internet of Things really arrive?

When will Internet of Things really arrive?
by Sudeep Kanjilal on 05-15-2016 at 12:00 pm

A lot of ink has been spilled regarding the impending tsunami of Internet Of Things (IOTs). It is certainly an interesting topic, and not just for geeks. As the next generation computing platform, IOT will see an explosion of connected device (wearables, intelligent refrigerators, smart thermostats, etc.), currently estimatedRead More


Self-contained low power Wi-Fi IP for IoT apps

Self-contained low power Wi-Fi IP for IoT apps
by Don Dingee on 04-13-2016 at 4:00 pm

The emerging theme of fit-for-purpose IoT parts gained yet another perspective, this time with ARM and CEVA chiming in on a low-power Wi-Fi approach outlined in a new webinar. It was a rather unique event with an abbreviated 25-minute presentation and an extended 35-minute Q&A that added a lot of insight.… Read More