Archive for January 2017

Bad idea: GPS tracking of cars

Recently, the media has been on discussion on making the country roads to be controlled by private company and Finnish cars envisaged the so-called mandatory. black box. On this discussion it has been several times mentioned that the Finnish Government has planned a mandatory monitoring devices for all cars to collect “road tax” based on

Soon Windows10 on ARM-based processors

http://www.open-electronics.org/soon-windows10-on-arm-based-processors/ Windows on ARM situartion has not looked pretty. Windows CE is old. Windows phones look to be on free fall out of matkets. Windows 10 IoT on Raspberry Pi is one plan for getting some life support for Windows on ARM. Microsoft has not forgotten ARM. Soon Windows 10 will run on ARM processors

From I2C to I3C

The MIPI Alliance Inc. industry consortium has just released the specification for the Improved Inter-Integrated Circuit – or I3C – a sensor interface specification. The I3C is supersets the I2C specification. I3C is aimed to streamline sensor integration in smartphones, wearables, Internet of Things (IoT) devices and automotive systems. I2C has been the most widely