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Royalty free M2M security and encryption 100Hz dual antenna GPS system now with extended to NXP’s ARM Cortex-M MCUs 2cm position accuracy Real Time Logic is extending its SharkSSL cryptographic engine With the addition of a 2cm RTK upgrade, Racelogic’s VB3iSL- to the LPC1000, an NXP ARM Cortex-M-based microcontroller for RTK can be used to validate the latest breed of Advanced machine-to-machine (M2M) designs. Designed to secure com- Driver Assistance Systems to a high degree of accuracy. munication and management of embedded devices and dedicated VB3iSL-RTK comes with an external M2M applications, SharkSSL is transport agnostic. While most VBOX Manager to give users control over SSL stacks are tightly coupled to the TCP transport protocol, the setup of the twin antennas. SharkSSL can be used with any other transport protocol, whether Racelogic TCP or a more lightweight—and even proprietary—stack that www.velocitybox.co.uk an embedded system or sensor network may employ, such as Zigbee, or for common applications, such as email or web encryption, file trans- fer, voice over IP and wireless security authentication. The SharkSSL library has been optimized for high performance and efficiency in C code, achieving AES en- life needs good solutions. cryption at 750 kB/s and RSA encryption they are on display here. in as little as 18ms on a Cortex-M3-based core running at 50 MHz. Implementing SSL 3.0, TSL 1.0, and TLS 1.1 as well as intelligent embedded solutions. encryption algorithms AES, DES, 3DES, ARC4, SHA1, MD5, RSA, and DH, the SharkSSL crypto software library can be optimized for processors with hardware encryption engines, partial support, or ee with no hardware encryption support. e e Real Time Logic www.realtimelogic.com coaxial switch e eeeeee 18GHz USB-powered, SPDT Agilent Technologies announced a USB-powered, single-pole double- throw coaxial switch that operates from DC to 18 GHz. The U1810B USB coaxial switch will support the standard plug-and-play functionality of typical USB devices, without using the software interface. eeeeeee eliminating the need for additional power adapters or drivers, and simplifying setup. A button on the switch enables users to toggle the signal path between two output ports Similar to Agilent’s other microwave switches, the U1810B has a guar- anteed 5-million-cycle operating life and guaranteed 0.03 dB insertion loss repeatability. The long operating life will help reduce the cost of test 25th International Trade Fair and ensures reliability of the test sys- for Electronic Components, tem throughout its life. The U1810B’s Systems and Applications Messe München front panel provides an alternative November 13–16, 2012 software control interface. www.electronica.de Agilent Technologies www.agilent.com ele12embed-125x200-EETimesEuro_E.indd 1 29.05.12 14:01 www.electronics-eetimes.com Electronic Engineering Times Europe July/August 2012 47


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