Author Archives: Erno Salminen

Riku Itäpurolle opinnäytepalkinto

Riku Itäpuron kandidaatintyö “Luottamuksen etsintä ja varmenteiden julkaisu DNSSECillä tai ilman” on saanut Tietoturva ry:n palkinnon. Työssä käsiteltiin mm. luottamuksen etsinnän vaikeutta ja mallintamista. Lisäksi esiteltiin kehitteillä oleva DANE-järjestelmä, joka yhdistää aiemmin erilliset nimipalvelimet ja varmennehierarkiat. Tärkeä havainto oli, että … Continue reading

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New FPGA+ARM boards

We have brand new Terasic VEEK-MT-C5SoC  development boards for teaching hardware design and embedded programming. The board contains Altera Cyclone V SoC, 7” multi-touch touchscreen, gigabytes of fast memories, a 5mpix camera, Ethernet, USB, UART, JTAG etc. connections. The SoC contains … Continue reading

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16 years of SoC symposium

Annual international System-on-Chip symposium was held at Tampere once again. This year the conference had about 20 presentations and 4 invited speakers, for example Hank Hoffmann (Univ. Chicago) had very interesting observations about multicore chips and their on-chip communication. Our … Continue reading

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Two new journal articles on inertial navigation

Our navigation research group is proud to announce two fresh Transaction articles. Inertial navigation is based on gyroscope and accelerometer measurements to define the movement of a person or vehicle. This is very useful method when satellite positioning cannot be … Continue reading

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CAV award 2014

Professor Antti Valmari is one of four recipients of Computer Aided Verification (CAV) award 2014. Congratulations! Read more, Sama suomeksi

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New version of Kactus2 IP-XACT tool has been released

Kactus2 is a graphical open source IP-XACT toolset to design embedded products, especially FPGA-based MP-SoCs. It provides easier IP reuse and HW/SW co-design. The tool is available for Windows and Linux under GPL2 license at http://sourceforge.net/projects/kactus2/. The biggest improvements in … Continue reading

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Testauspäivä ja Testiautomaatiopäivä 3-4.6.2014 TTY:llä

Testauspäivä, ti 3.6.2014 TTY ja Pitky järjestävät katsauksen kotimaisen testauksen tulevaisuuteen maailman muuttuessa. Mukana ovat myös Qentinel, Jyväskylän yliopisto, Sogeti, Tieto ja Usbimed. Asiantuntijoiden esitysten lisäksi mukana on viime kerralla suosiota saavuttanut yleisöä osallistava akvaariokeskustelu. Tilaisuus on ilmainen, mutta rekisteröityminen … Continue reading

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Lessons learned from teaching SoC design

Our paper on teaching System-on-Chip design will be presented at the 10th European Workshop on Microelectronics Education (EWME 2014) next week. The article discusses our experiences regarding the teaching practices, especially the mandatory exercise work. Students implement a video encoder … Continue reading

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