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Wednesday, September 03, 2014

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News from World

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Performance Comparison Between Intel(r) Mobile-Class and Server-Class Processors for Embedded Defense Applications

Mercury continually evaluates new processors to better understand their performance and applicability for defense embedded applications. In this paper, we’ve highlighted the results from our recent tests comparing Intel(r) mobile-class versus server-class processors.

  • Server-class processors provide a 2-3X performance gain
  • Leveraging SMP delivers performance benefits
  • These combined performance gains can also provide SWaP advantages, as one server-based board can replace up to three mobile-class boards

These results point to the Intel server-class processor being a viable device for embedded applications that require high performance. Mercury has designed products based on both server- and mobile-class processors to best meet the specific needs of our customers.

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A map of every connected device on Earth

As the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words, or in this case, billions of things. John Matherly, Founder of Shodan, recently created a map depicting the location of every single Internet-connected device across the globe. In order to achieve this feat, the creator pinged every device online, then mapped the location of the ones that responded.

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  • Multi-Core FFT Performance on Intel(r) Sandy Bridge Processors
  • Intilop Releases 16K Concurrent-TCP-Session Hardware Accelerator Verified and Tested on Xilinx Virtex-7 FPGA VC707 Evaluation Kit

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Internet of Things: Applications

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Computers That Know What You Need, Before You Ask

The next wave of behavior-changing computing is a technology called anticipatory computing — systems that learn to predict what you need, even before you ask.

Smart virtual assistants using this technology are necessary to clear the digital clutter in our lives.

For example, if you're traveling, anticipatory devices fetch flight-delay or gate information automatically. Or they mesh the data in your calendar with maps to guide you from one appointment to the next.

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  • Beyond the Tower of Babel: From Internet of Things to the Connected Society
  • The Internet of Things Will Thrive On Energy Efficiency
  • Internet Of Things = Internet Of Gateways
  • 5 challenges of IoT connectivity
  • Keeping Up With the Internet of Things (Industry Perspective)
  • Embedded Systems and The Internet of Things — What’s Under the Hood?
  • The Internet of Things and energy conservation

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Internet of Things: Technology & Development

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Internet of things startup Octoblu designs a platform that translates protocols

While big companies are working hard to impose standards on the burgeoning Internet of things (IoT), little Octoblu is willing to be the translator between whatever protocols to connect every thing with every other thing.

Octoblu came out of stealth mode today with a focus on the industrial side of the IoT. Its core product is the Meshblu platform that, according to a statement, “can be used for the discovery, control and management of any API [application performance interface]-based software application, any hardware or appliance, or social media network.”

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The Internet Of Small Things Spurs Big Business

IoT scenarios that appear consumer-centric and disposable hold broad business opportunities.

In a recent InformationWeek column I opined that smart sensors would soon find their way into many disposable products — like a soda can, which when opened triggers a contest. Initially these won’t be very sophisticated, but as sensor prices fall and technologies improve, extreme connectedness across the Internet of Things will inspire new business opportunities.

One example is start-up LIFX, based in Melbourne Australia, which has raised $12 million in series-A venture capital funding, for guess what? A lightbulb. Not your standard bulb, but rather a WiFi-enabled, multi-colored, energy-efficient LED smart bulb controlled from a smartphone app.

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  • Internet of Things: Security For A World Of Ubiquitous Computing
  • Devices in the Cloud: Driving Intelligence Where You Need It
  • The internet of things (to be hacked)
  • Intel and other gadget makers create a standards body for the Internet of things
  • Internet of Things Done Wrong Stifles Innovation

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There are three main options for advertising.

  • Company or Event Logo plus link to Company or Event web-site
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Logos are usually displayed on the left bar of the website and journal. Banners are usually horizontal graphical blocks (in some cases we accept vertical banners) and displayed at the bottom or middle area of the webpage and journal.

Advertisements are displayed on a separate webpage with its own URL and are supported by LinkedIn button. See for example Velocytech webpage with ERSA/ADN.

Advertising are sold for one month, three months and for whole year.

Only commercial advertising will be charged. Advertising of upcoming events, seminars, conferences, webinars, etc are free.

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Currently, you have to email your technical paper (short or full-size) to sub@ersaconf.org in PDF format. In case of advertisements, you have to send the Logo or Banner as a separate file, text of advertisement as a PDF file.

On the subject line, you have to specify that this is a submission for Application Developer Journal, and the name of corresponding author:

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In the body, please include the title of the paper, names of authors and corresponding author.

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Each submission must include a cover letter as a separate .txt file and containing the following information:

  • the title of paper
  • authors with their affiliations
  • contacting author's name, full postal address, e-mail address, telephone number
  • type of paper: full paper, short paper
  • 3 to 6 topical keywords that would best represent the content of the paper

For further details, contact the EiC, Toomas P Plaks.

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Publishing on a separate webpage with LinkedIn button

All contributions to the ADN journal in a form of text (i.e. not merely Logos), including advertisings and short papers, are displayed on a separate webpage with its own URL and are supported by LinkedIn button. This offers authors and visitors the possibility to post the contribution to LinkedIn groups and to forward to other individuals. In this way, authors and their contributions will be benefited with higher visibility.

Application Developer News - ADN

The Journal for
Developers of Heterogeneous Computing Systems

The Application Developer News - ADN is a Journal for industrial and academic researchers, entrepreneurs, and developers. It offers peer-reviewed, rapid-decision publishing, focusing on commercial application development for heterogeneous, reconfigurable, embedded computing systems. The journal will be published monthly. Read the Editorial Message and more about the Scope.

Developer Newsletter is a weekly update of news for Developers of Heterogeneous Computing Systems. It is published on every Wednesday, distributed freely by email and is available on Application Developer News website .

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