Medical Devices MUST Be Secure

 I recently had the opportunity to present in a Webinar focusing on security needs of medical devices along with Patrick…

Memory Management Units

Memory Management Units

It is curious to consider some technology that, to many engineers, is rather mysterious, whilst, to others, is indispensable. The…

How is power consumption affected by the OS?

How is power consumption affected by the OS?

Over the past few years, there has been an increasing concern about power consumption of embedded devices. This is commonly…

DevTalks Reimagined

DevTalks Reimagined

There has been a strong trend, in recent years, towards online events that either replace or augment traditional face-to-face activities….

Head in the clouds

Head in the clouds

It is common to hear folks talk about data being “in the cloud”, as if there were a place called…

Video about selecting an embedded operating system

Video about selecting an embedded operating system

My latest video blog is now available. This time I am looking at operating systems for embedded applications and how…

Mixed criticality white paper

Mixed criticality white paper

My working life includes a lot of writing – blogs, articles, conference papers and white papers are typical of what…

Do you need a memory management unit?

Do you need a memory management unit?

A memory management unit [MMU] does what its name suggests – almost. It does not actually manage memory – it…

Mixed criticality in embedded systems

Mixed criticality in embedded systems

Multicore embedded designs are becoming more common by the day. There are various of reasons why this design choice is…