You may have seen our tagline “Unleash your system”. The other day I was asked by an acquaintance what did we mean by it.
Over the years of developing software I’ve used my fair share of version control systems. Zip files, CVS, Subversion, Perforce, and Source Safe (should I even mention it? Even Microsoft avoided it).
An RTOS can be a good way to manage multiple tasks running on a microcontroller or microprocessor. Wikipedia lists around 140 operating systems.
The last couple of weeks have brought us news of a critical vulnerability in the open source OpenSSL library, which is used by a very large number of servers to provide secure communication via SSH and other mechanisms.
Ever since microcontrollers were developed, many companies ended up creating their own architecture, usually optimized for a specific application.
Many embedded systems are designed to accurately log data and perform other time keeping functions.
In the 80′s and 90′s, trying to get a hold of some hardware to develop an idea required a large budget or a friendly sales rep that knew
You’ve gone all the way and used a 128-bit number to seed your RNG, and that would take billions of years to brute force, so you’re system is secure, right?
Every industry has history of failures, some widely publicized.