By Nick Flaherty www.flaherty.co.uk
The interest in the Internet of Things is dying down, mainly as the industry is now concentrating more on designing and making secure, rugged embedded systems, which is why the security stories continue to be key. Using the MISRA standard for safety critical programming to implement embedded crypto was the most popular,
AI (deep learning, or neural nets if you prefer) continues to be a key theme, and its good to see MIPS holding its own as an architecture with several AI design wins.
Intel's open source reference hypervisor is also an interesting move, especially as the company is selling off its Wind River division which specialised in the technology.