Category Archives: Embedded Software

How to Select an Embedded CPU?

16/04/2020, hardwarebee

When it comes to the selection of a CPU for any given embedded system, you need to be very clear about three questions: who should select the CPU, when it should be selected, and how you will select the right one for your system in particular? Let’s explore each of

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Application processor: Market Overview and Forecast

01/04/2020, hardwarebee

MARKET DYNAMICS:
 

2019 APU[1] market closed with total revenue of $31B.
Seasonally weak Q1-20 expected to remain above $7B even as COVID-19 stresses the supply chain.
Cost & ASP[2] declines at ~20% per year through 2021; slowing to ~10% per year for 2022+.
Embedding processor cores specifically for AI[3] acceleration will

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Embedded Software Company Overview

30/03/2020, hardwarebee

Embedded software is basically a computer software that does not go in a computer- it is instead used for the purpose of programming in a device or product that is not a PC. Its function is to give the designer control over the operations and functionality of that particular piece

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Unleash a world of smart possibilities with iWave and Crank

05/03/2020, hardwarebee

iWave Systems, a global leader in embedded system and cutting edge solutions, has partnered with Crank Software Inc., to support vibrant and rich graphics representation on the powerful i.MX 8 series System on Modules and SBC boards.
 
Powered by the NXP i.MX8 application processors, the SOM and SBC are optimized

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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS support for iWave’s i.MX8QM SMARC SOM and SBC Products

15/02/2020, hardwarebee

The Debian based open-source Linux distribution Ubuntu finds its wide use across Desktop, Servers, Containers and now in IoT and cloud applications. Being very secure and its OpenStack support, it is further getting adapted widely in high end embedded computing applications as well.
 
iWave systems rich i.MX8 System on

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iWave Systems Introduces a SOM based on ZU19EG / ZU17EG / ZU11EG Xilinx ZynQ UltraScale+ MPSOC

19/12/2019, hardwarebee

iWave Systems introduces a powerful SOM (System on Module) with six heterogeneous ARM processor cores (four 64-bit ARM Cortex-A53 and two 32-bit ARM Cortex-R5 Cores), an ARM Mali-400 MP2 GPU, and a big chunk of the latest-generation UltraScale+ programmable logic cells scaling all the way to 1 million. Designed a

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iWave’s Expertise in Linux OTA (Over the Air) Update on Embedded Platforms

25/11/2019, hardwarebee

Have you ever checked your smartphone or your IoT device and received an alert for software updates? All you have to do is to simply accept the update when you have the network connectivity and the rest will be taken care of automatically by the software. Isn’t it simply amazing

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2019 Microprocessor Slump Snaps Nine Years of Record Sales

14/10/2019, hardwarebee

The microprocessor market’s string of nine straight record-high annual sales between 2010 and 2018 is expected to end this year with worldwide MPU revenue dropping 4% to about $77.3 billion because of weakness in smartphone shipments, excess inventories in data center computers, and the global fallout from the U.S.-China trade

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MCU Market History and Forecast 2016-2023

15/08/2019, hardwarebee

After reaching record-high sales in the last two years, the microcontroller (MCU) market slid lower in the first half of 2019 because of overall weakness in electronic systems, a slowdown in automobile sales, and no letup in the trade war between the U.S. and China.  In the first six months

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How to use snakes to speed up software without slowing down the time-to-market?

12/08/2019, hardwarebee

For almost 20 years, BitSim has developed embedded systems. During these years, we have seen customers who are uncertain of the system requirements and some of them were, and are, unsure of their functional requirements. This does not match well with traditional FPGA development, where a development cycle takes days,

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