Bluewater Systems received awards for 29th Fastest Growing Company in New Zealand, as well as Fastest Growing Technology Company – Canterbury and Upper South Island Region, with a growth of 283% over the last financial year.
Bluewater Systems also received a placing in the /Deloitte Technology Fast 500 – Asia Pacific/, with a ranking of 188 out of 500.
We would like to thank all of our staff, clients and suppliers for supporting us throughout the recent turbulent times, as without strong support on all fronts, we know this fantastic growth would not be possible.]]> https://bluewatersys.com/blog/2011/11/18/105-bluewater-recevices-deloittes-fast-50-award?view=entry
Fujitsu Semiconductor have announced a new range of products in their existing FM3 range of Cortex-M3 processors. The 54 new high-performance chips bring the total product range up to 160 products, covering a wide range of possible applications. These new processors include move the processing speed from 80MHz up to 144MHz, and include peripherals such as Ethernet and CAN, as well as new improvements such as zero wait state NOR flash for fast execution, and flexible power supplys from 2.7v to 5.5v, allowing for better integration into industrial and noisy environments.
For futher details, see here.]]> https://bluewatersys.com/blog/2011/11/10/104-fujitsu-announce-new-high-performance-cortex-m3-family?view=entry
Together with this announcement was the release of the new BeagleBone from TI. Similar to the BeagleBoard, this $89USD development kit sports one of the new AM335x processors, with an easy credit-card sized form factor.
Based on the support that the BeagleBoard and PandaBoard have received from the community, the BeagleBone looks to be an excellent addition, with a very nice price point.
For further details on the AM335x release see .
For further details on the BeagleBone release see .]]> https://bluewatersys.com/blog/2011/11/02/103-ti-release-new-5-cortex-a8-along-with-beaglebone-development-kit?view=entry
For more details, see here.]]> https://bluewatersys.com/blog/2011/10/28/102-arm-announces-armv8-architecture-details?view=entry
In addition to this, ARM have announced the 'Big.LITTLE' feature - a multi-core processor with different speed/functionality cores. This allows tasks to be migrated from a low-power core to a high power core on demand, giving a more optimal mix of performance versus power consumption.
For more details, see here.]]> https://bluewatersys.com/blog/2011/10/20/101-arm-unveils-cortex-a7?view=entry