Securing new and existing connected cars against cyberattacks
12.06.2016 - 13:00
Karamba Security has released Carwall, in-car security software that automatically secures connected cars against cyberattacks. Carwall software keeps connected cars safe by sealing the car’s controller software, so it can immediately detect and prevent cyberattacks from exploiting the car controller’s software security vulnerabilities....
Infineon image sensor drives latest smartphone
12.06.2016 - 12:53
The REAL3 camera sensor chip developed by Infineon at its Graz competence centre for advanced semiconductor solutions is featured in the PHAB2 Pro smartphone from Lenovo.Combining analogue and digital signal processing with high data rates, the device integrates the pixel array, control circuitry, A/D converters and the digital high-speed inter...
24bit A/D converters boost instrumentation, health care equipment design
12.06.2016 - 12:45
A series of 24bit simultaneous sampling sigma-delta A/D converters from Analog Devices is targeted at use in wide bandwidth, high density instrumentation, energy and healthcare equipment.The AD7768 series includes a power scalable modulator and a digital filter on each channel to enable synchronised measurement of AC and DC signals in instrumen...
Duplex mobile phone basestation scheme demonstrated
12.06.2016 - 12:37
Today’s ‘half duplex’ radios send signals and receive signals, but can only perform one of these functions at a time. Full duplex radios have the potential to double spectral efficiency, but would also generate double the amount of interference.Looking to address the problem, researchers from New York University (NYU) and Trin...
Reference platform could help to commercialise connected car concepts
12.06.2016 - 12:32
Qualcomm Technologies has unveiled the Qualcomm Connected Car Reference Platform, designed to enable automakers and their suppliers to explore, prototype and commercialise connectivity designs using modules and solutions featuring on its roadmap.The platform features a range of Qualcomm technology, including Snapdragon X12 and X5 LTE modems, qu...
Diamond based nanoparticle could act as room temperature qubit
12.06.2016 - 12:24
A quick and inexpensive way to build diamond based hybrid nanoparticles has been announced by a team from the University of Maryland, which claims the method overcomes many of the problems associated with current approaches. The team also suggests it has discovered evidence that a nitrogen vacancy could behave as a qubit at room temperature.The...
Symantec launches IoT solution to help carmakers protect against zero day attacks
12.06.2016 - 12:15
Symantec has released Symantec Anomaly Detection for Automotive to protect against zero day attacks and never-before-seen issues facing modern connected vehicles.According to Gartner, there will be 220million connected cars on the road in 2020. While new technologies promise to enhance the driving experience, these advancements also create aven...
LISA Pathfinder shows ‘astonishing’ accuracy
12.06.2016 - 12:06
Results following two months’ of science operations show the two cubes at the heart of the LISA Pathfinder spacecraft are falling freely through space, influenced only by gravity and unperturbed by other external forces. And, says the European Space Agency (ESA), the precision is more than five times better than originally required.Detect...
On chip energy storage enabled by hybrid nanomaterial
12.06.2016 - 12:00
A micro supercapacitor developed by VTT Technical Research Centre can be integrated inside a chip. The device, said to have high energy and power density, is enabled by a hybrid nanomaterial developed recently at the facility.According to VTT, the technology could realise zero power autonomous devices required for the IoT. For the first time, i...
Portable multiprotocol analyser/generator has ‘broad feature set’
06.06.2016 - 23:42
Leading test equipment company Teledyne LeCroy has added the 780E multiprotocol analyser/generator to its quantumdata 780 series. The device features DisplayPort input and output ports, which the company says makes it the only portable instrument capable of testing HDMI, HDBaseT and DisplayPort devices and distribution networks, including HDCP 2.2...
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