2016-10-24 - Gary Hilson

USB 3.0 flash drive integrates built-in Wi-Fi network

The iLuun Air's multi-platform wireless streaming enables users to share content and media on up to six devices simultaneously.

2016-10-19 - Larry Desjardin

Beyond good guessing: Researcher cracks iPhone 5c

The A6 processor has fused a different 256-bit code into each device, which, when convoluted with the passcode, creates the…

2016-10-19 - Larry Desjardin

Cracking iPhone 5c using pluggable flash memory

Armed with only a 1GHz mixed-signal oscilloscope and an 500MHz logic analyser, the researcher manages to decipher the protocols.

2016-10-19 - Julien Happich

0.3mm flexible fingerprint sensor achieves 500dpi

The sensor can capture veins, providing a second level of security since each user’s finger vein pattern is unique.

2016-10-18 - Graham Prophet

Energy-harvesting modules target 2.4GHz BLE systems

The radio-based PTM 215B switch module can be trained through direct contact with NFC-capable devices without any manual actuation.

2016-10-18 - Susan Nordyk

Stamp-size starter kit serves as IoT design platform

The 87mm x 63mm development board provides all the features and capabilities needed to build a range of wired and…

2016-10-17 - Patrick Mannion

5 unique MEMS and sensor tech to watch

A ToF range sensor for VRs, a phone case and a gas sensor are a few of the hot technologies…

2016-10-11 - Zulki Khan

Flex circuitry for next-level embedded design

There are two aspects associated with flex circuit bending: one is static or one-time bending, the other is dynamic flex…

2016-10-10 - Wilfred Nilsen

IoT security: Why X.509 is not always the best choice

X.509 certificates make a solution more secure, but using it greatly complicates a design if client-side certificates are required.

2016-10-10 - Wilfred Nilsen

Extracting X.509 certificates from devices

X.509 certificates provide strong authentication, but in a practical set-up, other mechanisms such as username/password can be just as secure.