Buses, Windows, and You

Where is the Real Value in Embedded Engineering?

by Jim Turley

“I suppose that even the most pleasurable of imaginable occupations, that of batting baseballs through the windows of the RCA Building, would pall a little as the days ran on.” – James Thurber

What do buses, windows, and iTunes have in common? They’re all engineering successes that don’t really look like, well, engineering successes.

Lemme ’splain.

This week I spoke with two different companies that sell on-chip networks for SoC designers. They’re IP companies, which is to say they license their R&D efforts to other hardware engineers in exchange for an upfront fee and a royalty. It’s a pretty well understood business model, so no surprises there.  Read More


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Portable Heterogeneous Multicore

Posted on 05/26/15 at 11:28 AM by bmoyer

bmoyer
Thanks for the heads-up. Do you see these two approaches as potentially competing or as focused on different problems?

Portable Heterogeneous Multicore

Posted on 05/25/15 at 1:47 PM by ericverhulst

While HSA seems to focus more on the high-end of the spectrum, note that since years OpenComRTOS of Altreonic has delivered on the promise of transparent heterogeneous computing. See www.altreonic.com. Once the program is written (in C C++ or ADA), recomp…

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Posted on 05/22/15 at 5:40 AM by Dick Selwood

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