The Valid Pointer

Company podcast bringing you information connected to embedded systems and the latest trends in the industry.

The Valid Pointer Podcast is hosted by Rafael Taubinger from IAR Systems, bringing you information connected to embedded systems and the latest trends in the industry. Together with our special guests we're sharing valuable information connected to C/C++ programming, code quality, safety coding, system reliability and IoT security.

Latest episode

Episode 2 - Embedded Security - Transitioning from the Why to the How?

This episode discusses the need for addressing IoT security and the importance to enable companies to rapidly integrate security into their existing applications, no matter where they are in their lifecycle.

Our special guest is Haydn Povey, CEO and founder of SecureThingz that is part of IAR Systems.

This Podcast is also available at Spotify, PodBean and PlayerFM

Previous episodes

Episode 1 - Is your application ready to make the jump from 32-bit to 64-bit?

This episode discusses some of the key differences between 32-bit and 64-bit code for Armv8-A and for RV64 RISC-V cores and how it affects the toolchain and the C/C++ code.

Our special guests are Anders Lundgren, Product Manager for Arm and Niklas Källman - Product Manager for RISC-V, both from IAR Systems.

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