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8 Tools for Embedded Success

Emerging requirements for device intelligence, advanced connectivity, and shorter design cycles are challenging developers like never before. Success in this brave new world requires close attention to eight key capabilities: connectivity, security, energy efficiency, interoperability, manageability, virtualization, workload consolidation, and sensing & analytics.

Fortunately, you don’t have to face these challenges alone. Intel® and its partners in the Intel® Embedded Alliance have created a toolbox full of solutions to help you tackle these new requirements. To learn more about their collaborative efforts, see the article Tools for Success. And to dig deeper, check out the technical content below.

Connectivity Security Energy Efficiency Interoperability Manageability Virtualization Workload Consolidation Sensing & Analytics


Webinar: Speeding Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Solutions to Markets

M2M involves a complex mix of embedded hardware and software, enterprise services, and cloud computing. Here’s how a new integrated platform brings these elements together to simplify development.

Article: Fast-Tracking M2M with a Standards-based Bundle

With a new standards-based M2M kit, cloud connectivity is possible in a matter of hours and production deployment in a matter of weeks.

White Paper: Connecting the Dots in M2M

By connecting field devices to the enterprise, M2M can help your customers reduce CapEx and OpEx while raising revenues. Here’s how you can take advantage of this technology.

Case Study: Arena Gets Connected POS to Boost Sales

To boost food and beverage sales, a sports arena installed a point-of-sales (POS) system with advanced connectivity. Increased sales were enough to pay back the investment in less than nine months.


Article: A Prescription for a Secure Hospital

A new Connected Hospital proof of concept (POC) demonstrates a unified approach for managing and securing medical devices, helping cut costs, and increase security.

Blog: Proactive Threat Deterrence

Intel® vPro™ technology can protect your system from the rising risks from malware and hackers.

Video: Software Considerations for Securing Embedded Devices

Security solutions for embedded systems include operating systems, middleware and network stacks.

Energy Efficiency

Webinar: Adding “Wow” to Embedded with Next-Generation Intel® Atom™ Processors

Here’s how you can use the unprecedented power efficiency, graphics performance, responsiveness, and connectivity in next-generation Intel® Atom™ processors.

Blog: Reduce Power, Eliminate Cooling Devices, and Save Board Space

Selecting the right processor can help you build devices that are “green,” compact, and cost-efficient.

Case Study: The Power of Speech in Your Hand

People with speech difficulties can now take speech augmentation software with them thanks to an energy-efficient handheld device.


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Find the best solutions from more than 160 Intel® Embedded Alliance members. Speed development, cut costs, and plow through design roadblocks by going to the source.


Article: Future Proofing Through Portable Software

Software changes are easier to deal with when you base your design on a flexible software framework that uses standards-based interfaces to simplify coding as well as porting.

Article: Rapid Testing for Open Source

Android distributions often contain thousands of packages, making testing a difficult and time-consuming task. Automated testing tools for Android can significantly reduce the challenge.

White Paper: Five Keys to Software Success

Embedded software developers must deal with an intensifying pace of innovation, ever-growing code, and increasingly complex hardware. Here’s how tools, software, and support from the Intel® Embedded Alliance can help.


Blog: Remote Management Round Table

A panel of experts explains how remote management impacts retail, medical, industrial, and gaming applications.

Article: Manageability for the “Internet of Things”

OEMS looking to support remote management have a range of standards-based options that can help them address a wide array of connected devices.

Blog: Getting Started with Intel® vPro™ Technology

OEMS looking to support remote management have a range of standards-based options that can help them address a wide array of connected devices.


Article: Secure, Scalable Infotainment through Virtualization

Advanced IVI systems must deliver a “living room on wheels” infotainment experience along with driver assistance and instrumentation features, all while staying within budget. What’s needed is a new platform that safely consolidates IVI features on a single ECU and flexibly combines full-featured OSs with a high-reliability RTOS.

White Paper: The Benefits of Virtualization for Embedded Systems

By enabling multiple operating systems (OSs) to run on a single hardware platform, virtualization empowers developers to consolidate hardware, preserve legacy code, and enhance security, safety, and availability.

Case Study: Flexibly Porting a New OS and Software to a Virtualized Medical Device

A proof-of-concept (POC) for a Bluetooth-based medical instrument platform shows the benefits of combining multiple OSs on a single platform.

Workload Consolidation

White Paper: Consolidating Telecom Workloads onto One Architecture

Traditionally, network elements ran application, control, packet, and signal processing on different hardware architectures. Today, these workloads can be consolidated onto multi-core Intel® Xeon® processors.

Article: Deep Packet Inspection in LTE Networks

The latest Intel Xeon processors and specialized packet processing software deliver the necessary performance for Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) along with a scalable, flexible solution for the complex workloads involved.

Case Study: Enterprise Media Server Gets Carrier-Class Performance

Thanks to advances in processing power, commercial servers can now host  real-time IP media processing with carrier-grade quality – even under heavy load.

Sensing & Analytics

Article: Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions: Next-Generation Vector Processing

Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (Intel® AVX) double the peak floating-point performance of Intel® Streaming SIMD Extensions (Intel® SSE), opening up new possibilities for signal, image, and video processing.

Blog: Video Analytics Add Value to Digital Signage

Anonymous Video Analytics (AVA) enables digital signs to dynamically adapt content to the viewer.

Article: SWaP-able Solutions Take Off in Mil/Aero

Intel AVX and other advances in power-efficient performance are enabling critical reductions in equipment size, weight, and power (SWaP).

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