IoT Design Weekly – 04.15.2016  
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IoT Design Weekly – 04.15.2016

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Features

Why cryptography is essential to IoT security
Why cryptography is essential to IoT security

The earliest known use of cryptography is from Egypt circa 1900 BCE. Along with the development of cryptography has been a parallel effort in cryptanalysis, which is the science of “breaking” codes and ciphers. Implementing public-key cryptography for Internet of Things devices requires significantly more expertise.

Help your IoT projects blast-off

Get your IoT projects up & running quickly with Wind River Rocket, a free OS to easily build small, intelligent devices

Static analysis in the context of dynamic testing

Test-driven development brings certain advantages that help structure the process for efficiently validating the functional requirements.
Sponsored by: MathWorks
Date: April 12 2pm EDT

Voice UI market boosted by Google’s decision to go public with cloud speech API
Voice UI market boosted by Google’s decision to go public with cloud speech API

Google’s decision to open up its 80-language Cloud Speech API to developers is considered by some to be a direct challenge to Nuance, the market leader in speech recognition and voice services. But there may be another reason for the announcement, driven by the success of the Amazon Echo last year. Whatever it turns out to be, it’s certainly ignited the discussion about the merits and capabilities of voice user interfaces.

Blogs and Columns

IoT gateways: Designed out before designed in?
IoT gateways: Designed out before designed in?

With the news that the lower end of the 4G LTE spectrum is to be opened up for low-bandwidth M2M and IoT devices, with CAT1 and soon CAT0 connectivity, one must consider if the much-anticipated IoT gateway has obsolescence in sight before its widespread implementation.

The economic crisis of 2008 started the Maker movement
The economic crisis of 2008 started the Maker movement

The unemployment rate among electrical engineers increased from 3.4 percent to 4.8 percent between 2012 and 2014. This happened despite the overall decrease in the national unemployment rate from 8.3 percent to 6.6 percent between January 2012 and January 2014. Unfortunately, job prospects aren’t getting any better. Between 2013 and 2014, 35,000 electrical engineers lost their jobs, and there is Goose Egg projected job growth between now and 2024.

Executive Outlook

Five minutes with Ken Caviasca, Vice President and General Manager, Intel IoT Group

Ken is a long-time Intel employee, long enough to remember when the likes of Andy Grove, Gordon Moore, and Robert Noyce were wandering the halls. We had a great discussion about what it was like to work at Intel in those early days, as well as the company's big push into the Internet of Things..

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ExositeReady embedded software development kit to accelerate Internet of Things product development
ExositeReady embedded software development kit to accelerate Internet of Things product development

Microchip development kit gives embedded software developers access to comprehensive set of open source tools for use with Exosite’s advanced cloud-based Internet of Things platform, enabling them to fast-track their Internet of Things initiatives.

Gemalto secure element-based applet to accelerate development of mobile payments on wearables
Gemalto secure element-based applet to accelerate development of mobile payments on wearables

The payment applet runs on a secure element to provide online and offline payment capabilities on wearables.

 
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