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Why MIPS is needed to secure tomorrow’s connected devices

Every day seems to bring a new, connected device to the market promising to improve our lives. It might be a doorbell, a car, or a drone, but whatever it is, to make it relevant in today’s world it must be connected and as a consequence, ‘smart’. However, the flipside of this accessibility is vulnerability, … Read more

After 180 years of innovation… time to fix the home gateway

Smart home gateways reinvented for the IoT generation Monday, 12th June 1837 is a significant date in the telecommunications industry. On that day William Fothergill Cooke, along with Charles Wheatstone, a professor at King’s College London, were granted a patent for an invention that would ultimately become the basis for all digital wired communications. They … Read more

Imagination’s Creator Ci40 wins 2017 NED Innovation Award

Last night, at the IndustryWeek M&T Expo in Cleveland Ohio, Imagination’s Creator Ci40 development board was announced as the winner of the 2017 NED Innovation Award. The award, which celebrates the most disruptive innovations in industrial technology, is picked from a shortlist compiled annually by the NED team, who are looking for products that deliver new capabilities … Read more

Creator Ci40 + Infineon Optiga TPM

Creator Ci40 now part of the Infineon Security Partner Network

Security is a critical part of any professional IoT solution. Waiting until the end of the design cycle to starting thinking about how to implement your security solution will only lead to unplanned attack surfaces. The Creator Ci40 and Ci40 IoT-in-a-box kit is now part of the Infineon Security Partner Network (ISPN) (see more below), enables … Read more

Creator IoT-in-a-box

Delivering scalable IoT for business

We explain why today’s community-based boards are not ideal IoT platforms and why developers require richer systems to effectively achieve scale. As anyone delving into the world of IoT can attest, finding a scalable, open-source, IoT framework that reliably and securely connects your devices to the cloud, while fitting your business needs rather than dictating them, … Read more

MIPS PICS32 web server hacksterIO

How to build a MIPS-powered web server in five minutes

We do like to keep an eye out for great uses of MIPS processors and this little project on Hackster IO caught our eye. It simply involves setting up a web server using a MIPS-based PIC32 microcontroller running the popular open source web server software, Mongoose. The projects author claims that once you have everything … Read more

Microchip announces two new MIPS-based Curiosity boards for IoT development

While IoT is continually hyped there is still much uncertainty around it for many companies. Either way, businesses, big and small are eager to grab a piece of this growing market. What will the applications look like and to what degree will they be accepted, whether in the home or within industry? That’s why it’s … Read more

Want to get more work per cycle and decrease the power consumption of your IoT project?

The Creator Ci40 is a fantastic system in a box that enables you to get quickly get an IoT device up and running. Find out more about it by listening to our webinar, which is available to listen to from our website on-demand. In this post we’ll explain why you should also take a look … Read more

MIPS ecosystem expands with Fedora Linux 24 remix

Since joining the Imagination family in 2013 the MIPS ecosystem has been steadily growing. Now developers and hobbyists have more choice of operating systems, with the release of the popular Fedora Linux distribution for MIPS. Fedora is used in three major areas – servers, workstations and cloud. Though Fedora itself is a community-driven project, it also … Read more

An open source approach to securing The Internet of Things

At the IoT Evolution 2016 conference in Las Vegas, a group of industry experts gathered to discuss security for the Internet of Things, with a focus on embedded devices. Moderated by Art Swift, President of the prpl Foundation, the group also included: Phil Attfield, Co-Founder and CEO of Sequitur Labs Lubna Dajani, Chief Strategy Officer … Read more