Category: Automotive


I don’t think many would disagree that the key technology trend of the 21st century so far has been the advent of mobile. However today I think we are on the verge of a huge shift towards another driving paradigm – smartness. Mobile has had huge social benefits – from connecting us to help and community, to enabling access to … Continued

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The future: it’s not what it was. When I was young in the 1980s, the technology depicted in TV shows and movies seemed fantastically futuristic. What’s remarkable, and arguably slightly disconcerting, is how much of it is becoming a reality. No, we can’t yet beam-up anywhere, but Star Trek’s communicator has long since become an everyday object to billions of … Continued

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No one can have failed to notice that the rate of technological change in the automotive world is accelerating fast. While technology has for some years now increased car safety in the form of ABS, traction control and airbags, it’s only relatively recently that more advanced technology has started to be introduced and, in some cases, become standard. These systems … Continued

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The year is 2032. Former LAPD sergeant John Spartan wakes up after three decades in deep freeze sleep to find everything has changed, including driving. Almost all the cars in the 1993 movie Demolition Man were self-driving, but of course they were concept cars. Today, more than ten leading car makers (including Audi, BMW, GM, Tesla Motors, Volkswagen, and Volvo) … Continued

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Larry Lapides, VP of sales at Imperas, joins us to talk about software bring up on MIPS using virtual platforms.  Software verification is center-stage today, driving virtual platforms adoption as a mainstream methodology for embedded software development, debug and test. If you haven’t used virtual platforms (software simulation) yet, you may be wondering: How much software can a virtual platform … Continued

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