BlueBorne, the attack announced this week by the security firm Armis, makes it possible for hackers to take control of Bluetooth devices and spread malware laterally to adjacent devices. This vulnerability highlights the value of being able to upgrade security through software updates.
Silicon Labs CMO Michele Grieshaber discusses how the decision to add connectivity shouldn't be taken lightly, and how the IoT can open up new avenues if learning and iteration is part of the product design process.
Next up in our Employee Spotlight series is Lizi George! Lizi began her career at Silicon Labs as a new college graduate in 2014. Since then, Lizi has been a valuable Applications Engineer on the Power Products team.
We went full-tilt at Embedded World last week, announcing our latest Wireless Gecko products and showing off demos that highlight our capabilities in MCUs, multiprotocol functionality, as well as security and power management.
We spent last week at the Consumer Electronics Show, and what a week it was. 2016 was clearly dominated by voice control. Here are or some thoughts on that and other observations from Skip Ashton, Silicon Labs' VP of software engineering.
Join David Lynch on his journey to write a book on entry-level embedded development. This blog series will bring you up to speed on Silicon Labs´ EFM32 Gecko microcontroller family and quickly give you the “big picture” of turning computer code into electronics gadgets.
One of the ways we differentiate ourselves is through our superior customer support, and we take pride in getting the right answers to our customers quickly. Get to know one of our most valuable resources.
Kevin Smith is one of our senior applications engineering managers, and in this Timing 101 series, he’ll explore some of the most common challenges in this area and ways to address them. In this first post, Kevin takes a look at what happens when a test yields unexpected results.
Today we introduced the industry's smallest Bluetooth low energy system-in-package (SiP) module, measuring in at just 6.5 mm x 6.5 mm with a built-in chip antenna. The next small thing is here, with all-in-one Bluetooth connectivity.
Yesterday makers from companies across Austin came together for our Days of Thunderboard Derby. With killer designs and elevated technical modifications, the competition was fierce as teams competed to build the best derby car with the help of the IoT.