» Networking

Virtually Live From CES

Kate Bethurem, Director of Business Development I’m writing this post from the comfort of my hotel room in Las Vegas, where I am attending my very first CES. I’ve been in the tech industry for a long time, both as an engineer and in business development, which probably makes it more surprising…

Read More

The IoT Zombie Problem

Mike Deeds Mmm… Brains. There are a lot of residential Internet-of-Things devices available that can connect to my home Wi-Fi network and provide some functionality: Thermostats, security cameras, light switches, connected speakers, and so forth. Some devices…

Read More

The IoT Ahead

Matt Osminer I had the pleasure of attending and speaking at the EE Live Internet-of-Things conference in San Jose last month. Since then, I’ve been reflecting on some of the bleeding edge technical concepts that were discussed there. It occurs to me that many…

Read More
Posted In: Networking, Osminer

IoT Comms Software Is Hard

Matt Osminer I’ve got a new blog post up at EE Times, talking about how to architect the network communications protocols for Internet-of-Things devices: Crafting a communications software stack tailored to the needs of your Internet of Things design is cru…

Read More

Heartbleed Wasn't a Single Bug

Ben Mesander The heartbleed bug in OpenSSL has been all over the news. XKCD perhaps had the most succinct explanation. I’d like to take a deeper look at this bug and the process that allowed it to be created. Catastrophic failures are often caused by a chain of…

Read More

5 Software Tips for Securing IoT Devices

Howdy Pierce I’ve got a new blog post up today at EE Times, discussing how to secure devices on the Internet of Things: It used to be academically interesting, perhaps, that an attacker could compromise an unconnected home thermostat. Today, it’s another…

Read More

The Internet of Things, and how those Things phone home

Howdy Pierce There’s a lot of buzz about the Internet of Things—a catchphrase designed to encompass a range of embedded devices that connect to cloud servers to act more intelligently than they could on their own. One problem that comes up is how to design t…

Read More
Posted In: Howdy, Networking

Converting between data rates and storage

Howdy Pierce Bordering on the line of “too embarrassingly simple for a blog post”, here is an Excel data rate converter.

Read More
Posted In: Howdy, Networking, Video

Measuring the Bitrate of a Video Stream

Howdy Pierce Occasionally we need to measure the bitrate of a particular video stream on the network. In this example I will show how to measure the data rate of a video streamed from Amazon.com.

Read More

The Two Ways to Get Video Across the Internet

Howdy Pierce In all the Internet video out there, there are basically two methods of delivery: Progressive download, and adaptive bit rate streaming. Progressive Download Today the majority of Internet video is progressively downloaded, including YouTube, Vimeo,…

Read More
We rely on Cardinal Peak for their ability to bolster our patent licensing efforts with in-depth technical guidance. They have deep expertise and they’re easy to work with.
Diego deGarrido Sr. Manager, LSI
Cardinal Peak has a strong technology portfolio that has complemented our own expertise well. They are communicative, drive toward results quickly, and understand the appropriate level of documentation it takes to effectively convey their work. In…
Jason Damori Director of Engineering, Biamp Systems
We asked Cardinal Peak to take ownership for an important subsystem, and they completed a very high quality deliverable on time.
Matt Cowan Chief Scientific Officer, RealD
Cardinal Peak’s personnel worked side-by-side with our own engineers and engineers from other companies on several of our key projects. The Cardinal Peak staff has consistently provided a level of professionalism and technical expertise that we…
Sherisse Hawkins VP Software Development, Time Warner Cable
Cardinal Peak was a natural choice for us. They were able to develop a high-quality product, based in part on open source, and in part on intellectual property they had already developed, all for a very effective price.
Bruce Webber VP Engineering, VBrick
We completely trust Cardinal Peak to advise us on technology strategy, as well as to implement it. They are a dependable partner that ultimately makes us more competitive in the marketplace.
Brian Brown President and CEO, Decatur Electronics
The Cardinal Peak team started quickly and delivered high-quality results, and they worked really well with our own engineering team.
Charles Corbalis VP Engineering, RGB Networks
We found Cardinal Peak’s team to be very knowledgeable about embedded video delivery systems. Their ability to deliver working solutions on time—combined with excellent project management skills—helped bring success not only to the product…
Ralph Schmitt VP, Product Marketing and Engineering, Kustom Signals
Cardinal Peak has provided deep technical insights, and they’ve allowed us to complete some really hard projects quickly. We are big fans of their team.
Scott Garlington VP Engineering, xG Technology
We’ve used Cardinal Peak on several projects. They have a very capable engineering team. They’re a great resource.
Greg Read Senior Program Manager, Symmetricom
Cardinal Peak has proven to be a trusted and flexible partner who has helped Harmonic to deliver reliably on our commitments to our own customers. The team at Cardinal Peak was responsive to our needs and delivered high quality results.
Alex Derecho VP Professional Services, Harmonic
Yonder Music was an excellent collaboration with Cardinal Peak. Combining our experience with the music industry and target music market, with Cardinal Peak’s technical expertise, the product has made the mobile experience of Yonder as powerful as…
Adam Kidron founder and CEO, Yonder Music
The Cardinal Peak team played an invaluable role in helping us get our first Internet of Things product to market quickly. They were up to speed in no time and provided all of the technical expertise we lacked. They interfaced seamlessly with our i…
Kevin Leadford Vice President of Innovation, Acuity Brands Lighting
We asked Cardinal Peak to help us address a number of open items related to programming our systems in production. Their engineers have a wealth of experience in IoT and embedded fields, and they helped us quickly and diligently. I’d definitely…
Ryan Margoles Founder and CTO, notion