IoT Security Groundswell Gathers

At least twice a week someone pings me with an idea for a guest article on how engineers must solve security problems if the Internet of Things is going to reach its potential. After plenty of talk on the topic, a wave of real action is on the rise. The Intel-led Open Interconnect Consortium defining…

QuickLogic Announces SenseMe Software Library Licensing for Smartphone, Wearable, & IoT Applications

Sunnyvale, CA –QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ: QUIK), the innovator of ultra-low power programmable sensor processing solutions, announced today that it is licensing the extensive set of sensor fusion algorithms in its SenseMe™ library independent of its Sensor Hub silicon platforms.  SenseMe C-based algorithms feature industry-leading accuracy and computational efficiency.  These algorithms: Deliver optimal and consistent customer…

A Healthy Dose of Data

As a clinician, when called upon to make a timely and accurate diagnosis and to sort through the decision-making process around treatment, my most potent weapon is readily-available data. Evidence-based medicine requires vast amounts of data, both about individual patients and about the most effective treatments, based on experience with large populations. In the case…

u-blox Joins M2M Alliance

Thalwil, Switzerland – u-blox, a global leader in wireless and positioning modules and chips, has become an official member of the M2M Alliance, the world's largest not-for-profit M2M association of professionals and organizer of the annual M2M Summit. “We welcome u-blox to M2M Alliance and look forward to u-blox' contribution to our organization to help…

Apple Watch Teaches Supply Chain Best Practices

Last week, as customers waited for their much anticipated Apple Watches, the Wall Street Journal reported that delays could be traced to a feared supply chain nightmare: a faulty part. Apple's supply chain strategy, though, likely mitigated the risk. “Apple's supply chain issues around the Apple Watch should serve as a major wake-up call for…

Smartwatches to Outpace Trackers

SAN FRANCISCO – Smartwatch ownership is on the rise and will likely surpass activity trackers, according to market researchers. A report from The NDP Group projected that 2016 activity tracker ownership will have peaked at 32 million in 2016 while nine percent of US consumers will own a smartwatch. “The smartwatch will clearly begin to…