2017 has been a boom year for the embedded market, with the Internet of Things driving tremendous interest and activity and the Embedded Blog topping 1200 posts and 600,000 page views.
Artificial Intelligence has been a key theme in the second half of the year, with more processing on FPGAs at the edge of the network also growing as a theme. The top story of the year comes from April with Actility raising $75m for its low power wide area network (LPWAN), while an overview of the LPWAN technologies generated a great deal of interest in November
The top stories from each month are:
- FPGAs moving to the edge of the IoT
- Arrow invests in Swindon for Artesyn configurable power supplies
- Telit buys GainSpan for $8m IoT boost
- First edge analytics integration for VxWorks
- Low cost crypto chip to secure the IoT
- Microsoft Azure backs ARM chips for servers
- Actility raises $75m for wide area IoT
- Self-powered Bluetooth mesh opens up smart applications...
- Intel pulls Quark from the IoT
- On-chip neural network speech recognition on ultra-low power DSPS.
- Post quantum security becomes an issue
- Portugal rolls out first NB-IoT smart meters
- LPWAN technologies open up IoT opportunities
- Qualcomm pushes on-chip AI with SenseTime deal