Embedded World 2018 in Review
Embedded World 2018 in Review

Embedded World 2018 is finally in the books, and we thought it would be a good time to provide a little recap of the event from our perspective and a peek at the booth we hosted during the exhibition.

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Can AI Read Better Than Humans?
Can AI Read Better Than Humans?

How good are machines at reading, compared to humans? What technology is driving breakthroughs in Natural Language Processing (NLP) and reading comprehension, and what are the implications?

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Why Use UEFI Instead of Other Boot Loaders?
Why Use UEFI Instead of Other Boot Loaders?

Before Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) there was legacy BIOS. You may hear us throwing around the term "legacy BIOS" all the time. Although sometimes we use BIOS and UEFI interchangeably (or sometimes at the same time), the actual term we should be using now is UEFI firmware. UEFI is the successor to legacy BIOS and there's a reason why it is preferred firmware initialization infrastructure.

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Automobiles using Hardware Root of Trust to Securely Provide Software updates Over The Air
Automobiles using Hardware Root of Trust to Securely Provide Software updates Over The Air

My car performed an over the air (OTA) update of the infotainment system last week. It was really cool! It was performed when I got home and parked the car. I didn't have to waste time, sitting in traffic, going to the car dealer. There was nothing to plug in or wirelessly connect to. It just updated itself.

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Next Big Tech Thing: Edge Computing?
Next Big Tech Thing: Edge Computing?

Cloud computing has been all the rage in the technology world, but a new way of computing has started to emerge. Could we be looking at at a new technological advancement? Some people certainly believe so. If you haven't heard about edge computing, we're here to give you a simple break down of what it is and why tech companies are working towards providing support for edge computing.

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Today's Acronym Soup: What is PSME?
Today's Acronym Soup: What is PSME?

In today's "Acronym Soup" blog post, we once again step over on the manageability side of things and ask the question: What is PSME?

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What Happens When You Press the Power Button?
What Happens When You Press the Power Button?

So when you press that power button, what exactly happens? In simple terms, the system is going to go through the boot process, a process that is overseen by the one and only BIOS. It doesn't seem like the system is going through an entire process because it all happens so fast, but within those few seconds, a lot happens. For those curious, we've outlined the basics of what happens in those few seconds between the moment you press the power button and when the operating system start menu welcomes you.

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Traveling to Embedded World in Nuremberg this Year?
Traveling to Embedded World in Nuremberg this Year?

Embedded World 2018 is just around the corner and we're getting hyped! AMI has been attending Embedded World for more than 10 years and this year, we're excited to make another appearance to talk to attendees about the latest innovations we've been working on!

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American Megatrends Statement in Response to “Meltdown” and “Spectre” Security Vulnerabilities
American Megatrends Statement in Response to “Meltdown” and “Spectre” Security Vulnerabilities

In the wake of recent news of the Meltdown and Spectre security vulnerabilities, American Megatrends has released a statement outlining the company's recent activities, stance and response plan.

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Navigating the Meltdown and Spectre Attacks
Navigating the Meltdown and Spectre Attacks

2018 is off to a vulnerable start in the technology world. Earlier this week, news circulated that two major security vulnerabilities, named Meltdown and Spectre, were uncovered by security researchers in systems that use processing chips from major vendors.

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