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Air Flow-By Cooling Technology From Mercury Systems Achieves TRL-8 - HDS6603_AFB ANDOVER, Mass. - May 16, 2017 - Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY, www.mrcy.com) announced that systems using ANSI/VITA 48.7 Air Flow-By™ standard cooling technology have passed flight tests in multiple manned and unmanned airborne platforms, some in their final mission configuration, thereby achieving technology readiness level 8 (TRL-8). Mercury holds a patent on one implementation approach of that standard, and has revised the licensing fees under the patent to be zero cost.

Mercury Systems developed Air Flow-By cooling technology as an improvement to its finely managed air cooling, the original air flow-through (AFT) technology it developed back in 2003. Air Flow-By cooling technology is the most efficient solution on the market to achieve a sealed environment that tolerates cooling with air that may contain contaminants. Unlike today’s AFT technology that merely adds an airflow heat exchanger to the primary side surface of a printed wiring board (PWB), Air Flow-By solutions cool both sides of the PWB by encapsulating the PWB in a heat exchanger shell such that air flows across both sides of the module for maximum cooling efficiency. The heat exchanger shell creates a sealed environment that protects against airborne contaminants, electromagnetic interference (EMI), electrostatic discharge (ESD), and provides an extra layer of physical security. Even with the increased protection and cooling capacity, Air Flow-By solutions maintain the standard 1.0-inch pitch to avoid a 33% reduction in board count found in AFT implementations that may require the module width to grow to 1.5-inch pitch. Now, Air Flow-by technology also has a cost advantage with its zero-cost licensing. [Continue reading →]

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SANTA CLARA, Calif.-- INTERNET OF THINGS WORLD -- Avnet (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, will showcase how the Internet of Things (IoT) impacts daily life in its “Smart Neighborhood” at Internet of Things World, May 16-18 at the Santa Clara Convention Center. In Booth #302, Avnet will demonstrate smart home and smart city technology featuring its customers’ products and Avnet-designed development kits. Avnet’s Smart Neighborhood at IoT World underscores how the company helps its customers bring IoT innovations to market at every stage of the technology product lifecycle.

“IoT is about the things, and the data that these things collect, to enhance our lives every day,” said Lou Lutostanski, Avnet’s vice president, Internet of Things. “Avnet helps guide IoT solutions to market that are born out of the ideas of companies of all sizes, from small startups to large multinational companies. Bringing together innovative solutions across industries into one Smart Neighborhood shows the true potential of Avnet’s approach to IoT in the real world.” [Continue reading →]

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The Global Image Recognition Market is expected to reach a market size of $ 42,246 million by 2022, growing at a growth rate of 18.0 % during the forecast period. Hardware market would lead the Global Image Recognition market attaining a market share of 50.0% by 2022.[Continue reading →]

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/ins.Concept Sweden AB is a young company, but they have many years of experience within the field of automation. Situated in Gothenburg, on the west coasts of Sweden, a group of experienced engineers and young blood in the line started the automation company in 2011. The startup has been very successful with an average growth rate of more than 25% per year. They have had a high annual profitability right from the start, and their new waterjet cutting machine investment has improved profitability even further.[Continue reading →]

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Electronics Architecture Evolution Towards Automated Driving

An autonomous car is the main vision of the automotive industry for the next decade. In 2017, many OEMs started implementing intermediate milestones through advanced driver assistance (ADAS) functions to achieve a fully autonomous car. From the industry point of view, realizing the new technology with reasonable costs and reliability is a key requirement for deploying autonomous cars. [Continue reading →]

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New Delhi and Aix-en-Provence: Logic Fruit Technologies, one of the world's foremost providers of Design Services & IPs Cores and Accelize, the leading accelerator content provider for FPGA Acceleration-as-a-Service have announced a new strategic partnership. The partnership will combine Logic Fruit’s expertise in Design Services, Video & Security IPs Cores with Accelize’s market leading Cloud workload FPGA acceleration technologies to deliver solutions for today’s increasingly data rich world.

Logic Fruit has joined Accelize’s QuickAlliance™ network, a group of world’s top high-quality IP providers and FPGA accelerator developers, offering their services through Accelize’s QuickStore® for plug-and-play configuration of FPGA accelerators. These accelerators are in turn available in various Cloud Service Providers marketplaces to be sold as a service to their end users.[Continue reading →]

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Mercury Systems 4BG_DDR3_High-Density ANDOVER, Mass. - May 4, 2017 - Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY, www.mrcy.com), announced that it has launched production of a highly miniaturized DDR3 memory device perfectly suited for SWaP-sensitive military and commercial aerospace applications demanding 1600 Mb/s data transfer speed. Mercury’s precision-engineered packaging technology now compacts 4GB of double data rate third-generation synchronous dynamic random-access memory (DDR3 SDRAM) in a single 301 mm2 ruggedized package, setting the industry standard for the highest density DDR3 device. The new 4GB DDR3 high density secure memory product, available in x64 and x72 architectures, is manufactured at Mercury’s Advanced Microelectronic Center in Phoenix, Ariz.

Next-generation mission computing and sensor subsystem designs need additional DRAM capacity for simultaneous processing of numerous wideband data streams. While attempting to double or triple the number of discrete DRAM devices, system architects frequently encounter a scarcity of available space for integration of these components. Mercury’s newest memory product surmounts this space restriction by vertically integrating the equivalent of up to five DDR3 memory devices into one densely-packed, low-profile ball grid array (BGA) package less than 2.5 mm thick. Physical footprint reductions up to 59% are realized without compromising the benefits of high-capacity DDR3 memory. For the highest levels of reliability, the integrity of the mechanical and electrical interface to the customer’s subsystem is assured through the selection of a lead alloy solder.[Continue reading →]

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W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) announced today that GORE-FLIGHT(tm) Microwave Assemblies and GORE(r) Microwave/RF Assemblies for military aerospace applications have successfully passed stringent U.S. Army flight qualifications on the MH-47 Rotorcraft[Continue reading →]

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Mercury Systems Unveils First 3U Transceiver ANDOVER, Mass. - April 26, 2017 - Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY, www.mrcy.com) announced the Ensemble® DCM-KU-4R2G-2T3G ultra-low-latency transceiver developed to meet the demanding requirements of advanced electronic warfare (EW) applications and to provide high-speed signal processing capability suited to ultra-wideband communications and synthetic aperture radar (SAR) applications. Designed in accordance with OpenVPX™ standards at Mercury’s Huntsville, Ala. facility, the new transceiver is optimized for low probability of interception (LPOI) radio frequency (RF) signal detection in heavily contested electromagnetic environments. Ideal for digital radio frequency memory (DRFM) applications, Mercury’s new product seamlessly couples coherent multi-channel, multi-board functionality with best-of-breed spectral purity in a 3U form factor ruggedized for harsh military environments.

Modern military forces rely increasingly on electronic warfare technologies to secure a competitive advantage prior to physical engagement with an adversary. At the same time, commercial applications, such as wireless data and voice transmission signals, crowd the spectrum, virtually masking electromagnetic signals of military interest. Maintaining a dominant position on the electromagnetic battlefield necessitates simultaneous discernment of small signals over a wide bandwidth of frequencies with exceptional precision. Swift identification of these signals is critical to generate an appropriate and timely response to recognized threats. Mercury’s newest innovation addresses this signal detection challenge by densely integrating state-of-the-art RF and digital technologies to maximize spectral efficiency while simultaneously reducing physical size and weight. [Continue reading →]

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A new demonstrator combines two cutting-edge technologies that include the RH850/V1R-M microcontroller (MCU) from the Renesas autonomy Platform and ADI's Drive360 advanced 28nm CMOS RF-to-bits technology.[Continue reading →]

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NEWTON, Mass., April 25, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sensors Expo & Conference (#Sensors17) the nation's leading event focusing exclusively on sensors and sensor-integrated systems, today announced details of a new Automotive & Autonomous Vehicle Sensors Workshop to take place on Wednesday, June 28. Spearheaded by Willard Tu, Executive Vice President, DSP Concepts, Inc., the half-day workshop will feature a series of panel discussions focusing on sensors and their role in automotive and autonomous vehicles. In addition, the Autotech Council will host a “Startup Review” to highlight new and exciting startups in the automotive sensing industry on Wednesday, June 28.

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ANDOVER, Mass. - April 18, 2017 - Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY, www.mrcy.com), announced it received a $9.3 million order from a leading defense prime contractor for high performance, OpenVPX™ digital signal processing modules and supporting professional services for a manned airborne radar application. The order was received in the Company's fiscal 2017 third quarter and is expected to be shipped over the next several quarters.

“We have a longstanding relationship with this customer in providing high performance signal processing solutions for airborne radar,” said Ian Dunn, Vice President of Mercury’s Sensor and Mission Processing group. “By adopting our new OpenVPX product line, our customer now has a cost-effective, modular open systems architecture that protects their long-term investment in software by providing them an easy path to port their application to an affordable high-performance processing solution.”[Continue reading →]

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The embedded box PC TANK-870-Q170 from ICP Deutschland is especially made for the usage in image processing applications. It combines an optional POE expansion, RAID function and different PCI, PCIe and PCIe MIni Card expansion possibilities.[Continue reading →]

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Fujitsu Components America, Inc. and enmo Technologies, a leader in mobile IoT, today announced a technology collaboration to support Fujitsu IoT devices in the enmo Platform. The first result of this collaboration is that the Fujitsu Sensor Beacon IoT device now is supported in the enmo Platform.

“We worked very closely with enmo to port their IoT.Over.BeaconTM technology to our Sensor Beacon IoT device,” said Bob Thornton, president/COO of Fujitsu Components America. “Complete Smartphone Apps for IoT deployments that use our Sensor Beacon now can be developed and launched in minutes through the enmo Platform. We look forward to continuing to work with enmo to have their Platform support other Fujitsu IoT devices, such as our Blue Brain module.”[Continue reading →]

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Mercury Systems Defense DDR4 High Density Secure Memory Device CHELMSFORD, Mass. - March 2, 2017 - Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY, www.mrcy.com), announced the latest development in its high density secure memory product line, integrating double data rate fourth-generation synchronous dynamic random-access memory (DDR4 SDRAM) with its SWaP-efficient packaging technology. Replacing up to eighteen industrial or commercial DDR4 devices with a single military-hardened component, Mercury delivers space savings up to 75% in a ball grid array (BGA) package with data transfer speeds up to 3200 Mb/s. Mercury’s Advanced Microelectronics Center (AMC) in Phoenix, Ariz., will produce 8GB DDR4 devices in the second half of 2017 to support next-generation customer designs. 2GB and 16GB devices are slated for production thereafter.

“Since pioneering the first DDR high density secure memory devices more than 15 years ago, our miniaturization technology has advanced with each successive generation of DDR memory,” said Iain Mackie, Vice President and General Manager of Mercury’s Microelectronics Secure Solutions group. “Our memory solutions are optimized for density while withstanding the harshest operating environments. With today’s announcement, Defense prime contractors now have a trusted supplier of compact, military-grade DDR4 memory for high-speed, low-power, mission-critical subsystems.”[Continue reading →]

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With voice control emerging as a primary interface to consumer electronics, differentiating a single voice from other speakers and background noise is essential to creating a positive user experience. Infineon and XMOS have teamed on a demonstrator design of an enhanced voice controller system. Shown this week at MWC in Barcelona, the demo system combines Infineon's single-chip 60 GHz radar IC and 70db SNR microphones with an XMOS audio processor to handle intelligent beamforming for far field voice capture.[Continue reading →]

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HARRISBURG, Pa. – January 12, 2017 – TE Connectivity (TE) (NYSE: TEL), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has released its DEUTSCH autosport hermetic fuel tank connector range with an aluminum shell. The new connector replaces standard stainless steel materials with aluminum to achieve a 60 percent weight savings.

Designed for the professional motorsport industry, the fuel tank connector goes into the wall of a fuel cell with a glass seal to stop any fuel escaping up the wiring loom.[Continue reading →]

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SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland – January 11, 2017 – TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL) (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, was named one of Clarivate Analytics 2016 Top 100 Global Innovators. This marks the sixth consecutive year TE has been recognized for its achievements in innovation, and marks the first year Clarivate Analytics released this list under its new brand identity, following the sale of the Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters to Onex Corporation and Baring Private Equity Asia in October 2016.

The 2016 Top 100 Global Innovators report honors the most innovative corporations and institutions in the world as determined by analyzing proprietary data including patent volume, patent-grant success rates, global reach and invention influence. The 2016 report reveals that on average, the 2016 Top 100 Global Innovators invest 9.1 percent more in R&D than those in the S&P 100.[Continue reading →]

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CMB-B72 fanless barebone system Taiwan Commate Computer Inc.(COMMELL), the worldwide leader of Industrial Single Board Computers, launches CMB-B72 PICMG 1.3 half-size series fanless barebone system based on Intel® 6th generation "Skylake-H" Core™ i7/i5/i3 processor with three expansion slots, is designed to meet the expansion capability(provides three expansion slots with two different combinations of PCI and PCIe slots: a. two PCI and one PCIe x16; b. one PCI, one PCIe x1 and one PCIe x16.), high performance, high-end media, broad I/O and fanless for a flexibility and wide variety of transportation, military, industrial, medical and telecommunication applications and more.

The CMB-B72 barebone system is designed for the 6th generation Intel® Core™ H-series processors in the FCBGA1440( will be comprised of Core™ i3-6100E 2.7GHz with 2 CPU cores, or i5-6440EQ Tubbo Boost up to 3.4GHz with 4 CPU cores, or i7-6820EQ Tubbo Boost up to 3.5GHz with 4 CPU cores) and accompany with Intel® QM170 Chipset. DDR4 memory is supported up to a total of 32GB( 2 DDR4 SO-DIMM 2133 MHz), The barebone is based on Intel® HD530 Graphics that provides high-end media and graphics capabilities for devices that display videos, 2D/3D graphics and interactive content. In addition, The CMB-B72 supports up to three independent displays port with 4K resolution ( 1 x DisplayPort, 1 x DVI-D, 1 x VGA) to provide its advanced solutions for imaging, machine vision and infotainment applications. [Continue reading →]

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CHELMSFORD, Mass. - Jan. 11, 2017 - Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY, www.mrcy.com), announced it recently received $6.9 million in orders relating to a sensor processing application for fighter aircraft. The orders were booked in the Company’s fiscal 2017 second quarter.

“Mercury’s outstanding working relationship with this customer, forged through years of close collaboration, continues to help drive the success of this critical airborne program,” said Didier Thibaud, Mercury’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. “This collaboration will enable our customer to continue to leverage Mercury's commercially developed modular open architecture-based signal processing technology to realize faster time to market and a lower total cost of ownership for their program.”[Continue reading →]

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Electric Imp's new IoT QuickStart Family is designed to help customers cut the time to build, test and prototype complex IoT solutions while maintaining industrial-strength security, scalability and control. Based on reference designs that Electric Imp experts have developed over the past five years, the IoT QuickStart Family appliances represent the most frequently requested secure connectivity and device prototype solutions, each delivered in a fraction of the time and cost required by custom-built solutions.[Continue reading →]

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Las Vegas, International CES 2017, LVCC North Hall, Booth 7029 – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB) has announced its most advanced and secure embedded operating system (OS) for the automotive industry. QNX® Software Development Platform 7.0 (QNX® SDP 7.0) is a 64-bit OS that builds on the proven reliability of QNX technology and raises the bar for security and performance in cars. At CES 2017, the technological capabilities of QNX SDP 7.0 will be demonstrated in BlackBerry QNX’s 2016 Jaguar XJ and 2017 Lincoln MKZ concept cars.

“With the push toward connected and autonomous vehicles, the electronic architecture of cars is evolving - from a multitude of smaller processors each executing a dedicated function, to a set of high performance domain controllers, powered by 64-bit processors and graphical processing units,” said John Wall, senior vice president and head of BlackBerry QNX. “To develop these new systems, our automotive customers will need a safe and secure 64-bit OS that can run highly complex software, including neural networks and artificial intelligence algorithms. QNX SDP 7.0 is suited not only for cars, but also for almost any safety- or mission-critical application that requires 64-bit performance and advanced security. This includes surgical robots, industrial controllers and high-speed trains.”[Continue reading →]

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New, dual threaded 64-bit Altivec(tm)-enabled VPX6-197 SBC features a quad-core T2080 processor, delivers 1.8 GHz non-throttling processing performance with only 42 watts of power dissipation[Continue reading →]

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CHELMSFORD, Mass. - Jan. 5, 2017 - Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY, www.mrcy.com), announced it received a $24.4 million follow-on order from a leading defense prime contractor for integrated radio frequency (RF) and digital subsystems for an electronic warfare (EW) application. The order, which includes an option to purchase additional units, was booked in the Company’s fiscal 2017 second quarter and is expected to be shipped over the next several quarters.

“This follow-on order confirms Mercury’s leadership position in EW and further validates our strategy of converging RF and digital technologies to meet the increasing demands in today’s electromagnetic threat environment,” said Charlie Hudnall, Vice President and General Manager of Mercury’s Embedded Sensor Products group. “We’re honored to supply high-speed, broadband electronics that expand our military forces’ strategic advantage over our adversaries.”[Continue reading →]

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CHANDLER, Ariz., Dec. 12, 2016 — The new PIC24 “GA7” family of microcontrollers (MCU) is now available from Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions. As the lowest-cost 256 KB Flash memory 16-bit MCUs available today, these PIC24 devices enable extremely cost-effective designs for Internet of Things (IoT) sensor nodes, portable medical devices and industrial control applications. For more information about Microchip’s PIC24 “GA7” family visit: www.microchip.com/pic24ga705

The PIC24 “GA7” family enables developers to cut power consumption, cost and space. The devices offer low-power modes including multiple sleep modes, down to 190 nA, to greatly decrease power consumption for extended battery life in portable applications at a fraction of the cost of previous solutions. The new devices also offer up to 256 KB Flash and 16 KB RAM and are available in 28, 44 and 48 pin count package options, some as small as 4 x 4mm.[Continue reading →]

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RFEL has been awarded a further phase of the Osborne programme for Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL), Porton Down, UK. The Osborne programme provides DSTL with the capability to conduct Electronic Warfare (EW) Systems development using Model-Based Design.[Continue reading →]

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Leti experts will give four presentations at SEMICON Europa, Oct. 25-27, in Grenoble, and Leti's Patterning Program Manager Laurent Pain will chair a session on lithography. Leti also will present multiple product demos in a wide range of fields that showcase how its advanced technology has gone from research to final product.[Continue reading →]

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As learning algorithms break free from the confines of the computer rooms of research institutes and into the real world, the evolution of these algorithms is expected to progress rapidly, allowing classifiers to distinguish between an ambulance and a delivery truck, or a school bus and a van, for example.[Continue reading →]

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PHOENIX, Ariz. – Sept. 27, 2016 – ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON), driving energy efficiency innovations, has announced three new devices for driving 3- phase BLDC motors via 180 degree sinusoidal waveforms. Designed for use in cooling fans of household appliances such as refrigerators, as well as games consoles and computing equipment, the LV8811, LV8813, and LV8814 have voltage ranges of 3.6 volts (V) to 16 V, 6 to 16 V, and 3.6 to 16 V respectively. These highly integrated, software-less motor drivers simplify motor control circuit design by eliminating software development time. In addition, these devices reduce acoustic noise and vibration, and enable deployment of energy efficient motor controls. They can be controlled by a single Hall sensor, reducing system costs. Motor speed can be set by either a pulse width modulated (PWM) signal or a DC voltage. Furthermore, their lead angle can easily be adjusted.

The LV8811, the LV8813, and the LV8814 incorporate over-current, over-voltage, under-voltage, and over-temperature protection functions. Also included are locked rotor protection and auto-recovery mechanisms. Soft start-up and shutdown functionality ensures that ongoing operational stability is maintained. [Continue reading →]

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Linaro Ltd, the collaborative engineering organization developing open source software for the ARM® architecture, today announced the launch of the Linaro IoT and Embedded (LITE) Segment Group. Working in collaboration with industry leaders, LITE will focus on delivering end to end open source reference software for more secure connected products, ranging from sensors and connected controllers to smart devices and gateways, for the industrial and consumer markets.

Industry interoperability of diverse, connected and secure IoT devices is a critical need to deliver on the promise of the IoT market. Today, product vendors are faced with a proliferation of choices for IoT device operating systems, security infrastructure, identification, communication, device management and cloud interfaces. Vendors in every part of the ecosystem are offering multiple choices and promoting competing standards. Linaro and the LITE members will work to reduce fragmentation in operating systems, middleware and cloud connectivity solutions, and will deliver open source device reference platforms to enable faster time to market, improved security and lower maintenance costs for connected products.[Continue reading →]

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The Latest in large format Military Grade 3D Printers

Need a heavy duty large format 3D printer that can handle rough environments and produce large scale topographical and building structural displays from a 3D LIDAR data point cloud? That’s what the US Marines needed. They found the answer in the Amphibious Assault Planning System, a turnkey solution using a Syncromaxx High Speed Large Format Military Grade PLA 3D printer (www.syncronetics.com) with integrating software to import and convert large point cloud data collected by TopCon GLS 2000 Laser Scanners. The large format 42” x 42” x 30” print volume can accommodate a wide range of topographical and photogrammetric printing requirements, including aerial and sub-surface surveys. Other applications include: architectural work, asset surveying, rapid prototyping, and reverse engineering of forming tools or automotive or construction components such as large castings.[Continue reading →]

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Cambridge Pixel's free SPx Radar Coverage Tool assists commercial security/defence integrators, installers and developers to select the optimum location for a radar or other sensor based on line-of-sight visibility.[Continue reading →]

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SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 19, 2016 -- JavaOne 2016, Booth #5212 – FreeWave Technologies, Inc. (www.freewave.com), a leader in industrial, secure Machine to Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) wireless networking solutions, today announced it has formed a partnership with Resilio, a provider of enterprise and industrial data transfer, BitTorrent-based technology (https://resilio.com/). The partnership will allow users to transfer large amounts of data from multiple nodes, with accelerated upload speeds and increased reliability by de-centralizing the data transfer process.

Earlier this year, FreeWave launched its new ZumLink radio series (go.freewave.com/zumlink), a flexible radio platform designed to support high data throughput speeds and third-party applications to enable a programmable edge network. Resilio Connect's highly scalable, highly dependable software utilizes BitTorrent technology as underlying protocol to transfer data in a third-party application on the ZumLink platform.[Continue reading →]

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4DSP expands their high performance FMC board portfolio with the addition of the FMC121 and FMC123. Both cards are ideal for high channel count, high speed applications such as beamforming radar or MIMO SDR systems.[Continue reading →]

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Photodiode SFH 2440 L from Osram Opto Semiconductors enables fitness sensors to be made extremely thin. To save on mounting height it can be flush mounted in the board. Its spectral sensitivity – high in the green range and extremely low in the infrared range – has been designed specifically for heart rate measurements. Picture: Osram Photodiode SFH 2440 L from Osram Opto Semiconductors saves on mounting height in the design of heart rate sensors. It can be flush-mounted on the printed circuit board (PCB), with longer leads ensuring secure mounting and reliable solder points. The component also features spectral sensitivity specially designed for measuring heart rate.

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HARRISBURG, Pa. – September 13, 2016 –TE Connectivity (TE) (NYSE: TEL), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, offers its Raychem Cat 6a cable to help meet the demands of harsh environment military and aerospace applications. The ruggedized cable design delivers 10Gb/s of high speed data transmission which meets or exceeds cat6a electrical requirements with sufficient margin.

TE’s Raychem Cat 6a cable is designed for a variety commercial and military applications, including in-flight entertainment systems, flight control, avionics, cabin management systems and military ground vehicles. It’s constructed with engineered fluoropolymers able to support ANSI/TIA-568-C specifications for stable performance in extreme conditions over long lengths. TE’s manufacturing process and engineered fluropolymer materials enable this cable to be made in 26 AWG aimed to save size and weight. [Continue reading →]

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Ridgetop Group, Inc. and Silicon Valley-based BaySand Inc., the leader in application configurable application specific integrated circuits (ASICs), today announced they will work cooperatively to develop a series of new applications to increase their existing mixed-signal intellectual property (IP) portfolios.

Through a wide-ranging partnership, they also will offer system-on-chip (SoC) developers in Silicon Valley and Asia design expertise and field programmable gate array (FPGA)-to-ASIC conversion for mass production using Ridgetop Group technology.[Continue reading →]

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An international project to develop technology and architectures for mimicking neural behavior in integrated circuits will review the state of the art in creating neuromorphic circuits and bring together the device and design communities for this promising field on Sept. 12 in Lausanne, Switzerland.[Continue reading →]

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Weybridge, UK, 1 September 2016 - TT Electronics, a global provider of engineered electronics for performance critical applications, today announced the market introduction of its versatile TPM Series of high-performance industrial pressure transmitters. Featuring digital compensation to provide accurate, reliable pressure measurements with excellent long-term stability over a temperature range from -20° to +125 °C, the TPM Series is ideal for applications in hydraulic and pneumatic systems, and for fuel and lubricant pressure sensing, leak detection, filter testing and tank level sensing. These demanding requirements can be found in many different industries from chemical plants, mining and power generation to plastics manufacturing, water treatment plants and farming.

TPM Series transmitters deliver a 4-20mA output that is proportional to the pressure directly detected by a four-arm, active strain-gauge bridge that is formed from highly stable resistors fused to a high purity ceramic pressure-sensing element. Internally, the electronic elements comprise a primary signal processing module that utilises an ASIC-based high speed digital signal processor and a separate board that handles the interface and EMC immunity and emissions requirements. During manufacture the sensor can be individually addressed or treated as part of a batch depending on customer performance and calibration requirements. All elements of the TPM combine to ensure a ±0.1% span non-linearity, hysteresis and repeatability specification (BFSL) over the full operating temperature range together with excellent long-term stability (±0.1% span / 12 months typical).[Continue reading →]

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ams acquires MAZeT Dr. Fred Grunert is CEO of MAZeT GmbH Strategic transaction will drive color and spectral sensing growth opportunities in industrial, automotive and medical applications.

ams AG (SIX: AMS), a leading provider of high performance sensors and analog ICs, has closed the transaction to acquire 100% of the shares in the color and spectral sensing systems specialist MAZeT GmbH for an undisclosed amount in cash. The strategic acquisition extends ams’ market leadership in advanced optical sensors and strengthens ams’ position in emerging optical sensing applications.[Continue reading →]

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Los Angeles, CA – July 26, 2016 — myDevices, creators of Cayenne, the world’s first drag-and-drop IoT project builder, and Senet, the first and only North American provider of public, low-power, wide-area networks (LPWANs) for long range-based (LoRa®-based) Internet of Things (IoT) applications, today announced their IoT technology partnership.

The collaboration between the two companies will provide an integration of Senet’s open, standards-based network with myDevices’ connected device solution to simplify the creation and deployment of IoT projects utilizing the LoRa® ecosystem. [Continue reading →]

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The Measuring Division of Kaman Precision Products, Inc., a world leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance, precision non-contact position measuring systems, announces the availability of its KD-2306 single-channel multi-purpose non-contact displacement sensing system.[Continue reading →]

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The counter-UAV AUDS team, consisting of Blighter Surveillance Systems, Chess Dynamics, Enterprise Control Systems and Liteye Systems, Inc., will showcase its Anti-UAV Defence System (AUDS) at this year's Farnborough International Airshow.[Continue reading →]

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A smart grid sensor is a small and lightweight node that serves as a detection station in a sensor network. Smart grid sensors enable the remote monitoring of equipment such as transformers and power lines, and the demand-side management of resources on an energy smart grid. Smart grid sensors are generally used to monitor weather conditions and power line temperature, which can then be used to calculate the line’s carrying capacity. This process, known as dynamic line rating, helps in increasing the power flow of existing transmission lines for power companies. A smart grid sensor can also be used within homes and businesses to increase energy efficiency. A smart grid sensor can be of four types: microcomputer, transducer, power source, and transceiver .

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Military systems are noted for their high processing demands, a situation that is particularly true for graphics processing. Like their commercial counterparts, military displays are becoming faster, higher-resolution, and more complex. Both defense surveillance and commercial video-game applications, for example, share a need for the maximum possible raw graphics computational horsepower.[Continue reading →]

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BIRD Aerosystems company will showcase a new generation of the Directional Infra-Red Counter Measure (DIRCM) system called Self Protection Radar Electro-Optic System (SPREOS) in the upcoming Eurosatory 2016.[Continue reading →]

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Telit, today announced it has collaborated with USRobotics®, a division of UNICOM® Global, on integrating its deviceWISE Asset Gateway software on the USR3510 Courier® M2M 3G Cellular Gateway. The USR3510 has been added to the deviceWISE Ready program as a certified gateway – assuring quick and seamless onboarding to the Telit IoT Portal, powered by deviceWISE, for the development of end-to-end M2M/IoT solutions across different markets and industries.

The cost-effective Courier® M2M 3G Cellular Gateway with embedded Ethernet, Serial, and GPS is certified for all major GSM/HSPA+ and CDMA/EVDO 3G cellular networks for LAN to WWAN routing. The embedded serial port allows quick implementation for a wide variety of serial based systems already out in the field making it ideal for M2M Serial applications including remote maintenance and control, Point of Sale, monitoring, and automation. The cloud based GUI allows fast and easy carrier changes, loading of custom configurations, and remote device management. Advanced features include persistent connectivity, an automatic provisioning system, and an open architecture for easy customization.[Continue reading →]

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The Global Image Recognition Market is expected to reach a market size of $ 42,246 million by 2022, growing at a growth rate of 18.0 % during the forecast period. Hardware market would lead the Global Image Recognition market attaining a market share of 50.0% by 2022.[Continue reading →]

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Extreme Engineering Solutions (X-ES) is pleased to offer X-ES Enterprise Linux (XEL) - a Board Support Package (BSP) that enables the use of an Enterprise Linux distribution in conjunction with X-ES rugged, embedded computing hardware.[Continue reading →]

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IoT Reference Platform, from embedded systems experts Abelon Systems, is Bluetooth 5 - ready

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the inter - networking of devices embedded with electronics (including sensors, actuators and network connectivity) and software that enables those devices to collect and exchange data. According to Gartner there will be nearly 21 billion devices on the IoT by 2020. [Continue reading →]

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The BACnet Explorer NG is the industry's first cloud-connected network discovery and management solution for BACnet networks. BACnet is an industry-standard protocol that is widely used in building and facility automation. The BACnet Explorer NG enables integrators, facility managers, and the OEMs' installation channels to conveniently commission new devices into existing BACnet networks. Progressive solution providers can also leverage the BACnet Explorer NG and FieldPoP device cloud to provide a range of new services to their clients such as continuous facility monitoring and maintenance-as-a-service. This is the BACnet Discovery tool every network and system installer/technician and facility manager needs and wants.[Continue reading →]

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Portwell's XM-1, the first IoT gateway to feature international patents of highly composable structure, satisfies customers' requests for an IoT gateway solution that can meet the requirements emerging from an extensive range of IoT applications. And the Portwell DS-1 wireless sensor node series features support for Arduino IDE and a wide variety of options for sensors and wireless connectivity.[Continue reading →]

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Powered by Intel(r) Xeon(r)/Core(tm) i7 (Kaby Lake) processor running with NVIDIA GeForce(r) GTX 1050 graphics engine, advanced NVIDIA Pascal(tm) GPU architecture supporting 8K resolution & CUDA applications, up to 6 independent HD displays, all-in-one integrated features, multiple I/O connection, workstation-grade system performance, mobile availability, smart manageability, wide range power input, surge protection, ignition power control, smart battery protection, isolated DIO, EN50155 and industrial-grade reliability, Vecow ECS GTX1050 Series GPU Computing System is your great solution for any performance driven Industry 4.0/IIoT applications.[Continue reading →]

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The MEMSIC product line at Mouser Electronics features a variety of sensor products, including magnetic and e-compass products, accelerometers, 6-degree-of-freedom (DOF) and 9-DOF inertial measurement units (IMUs) and orientation sensors, and gas flow modules. The MEMSIC product line enables mobility and the Internet of Things (IOT) by combining all the essential elements for engineers' application needs, including solutions for drones, mobile, wearable, industrial, medical and smart parking applications.[Continue reading →]

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COMMELL has released two new embedded boards LP-177 Pico-ITX 2.5-inch and LE-37F 3.5-inch Miniboard with Intel the latest low-power quad-core Pentium processor or dual-core Celeron processor[Continue reading →]

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ST. LOUIS and CHENNAI, India – April 12, 2017 - e-con Systems Inc., a leading embedded camera solution company, today announced the launch of See3CAM_81, an 8 megapixel Autofocus USB 3.0 camera. See3CAM_81 is based on the 1/3.2-inch OV8865, an 8 MP CMOS image sensor from OmniVision. See3CAM_81 is a successor to e-con Systems’ hugely successful 8MP autofocus USB 3.0 camera, See3CAM_80 based on OV8825.

The See3CAM_81 streams uncompressed video 720p@60fps (HD), 1080p@30fps (cropped) and 8 MP@ 11 fps in YUY2 formats over USB 3.0 interface. See3CAM_81 features high performance Image signal processor (ISP) that provides superior high and low-light images, making this camera ideal for customers designing kiosk, multimedia applications, high resolution OCR, barcode scanning applications and medical and scientific applications such as tissue vision, pathology examination and microscopic applications[Continue reading →]

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CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom, 12th April 2017: UltraSoC and Moortec Semiconductor today announced that they are cooperating on system-on-chip (SoC) monitoring and analytics intellectual property (IP) to enable a new generation of Process, Voltage and Temperature (PVT) sensor sub-systems.[Continue reading →]

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Despite the turbulence in the embedded systems industry, it does not fail to deliver technologically advanced products and drive innovation. Its applications are growing in virtually every industry as new technologies experience disruptive advances. The trend is moving toward secured systems that offer high performance and take less development time. Though this seems to be a challenge, manufacturers are taking necessary steps to hit the roof with their vision.[Continue reading →]

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Neousys Technology today launched Nuvis-5306RT series featuring Intel(r) 6th Gen Core(tm) i7/i5 processor paired with Intel(r) Q170 Platform Controller Hub. It is the world's first fully featured machine vision controller in a compact footprint that integrates exceptional computing power, built-in camera interfaces and real-time vision-specific I/O controls.[Continue reading →]

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April 5, 2017 – Taipei, Taiwan – To meet the ever growing demands of the embedded and industrial storage market, Innodisk is launching the 3IE4 series with integrated Marvell controllers. Running on Innodisk’s proprietary iSLC technology, it provides performance equal to that of SLC at a much lower cost. The iSLC technology in combination with integrated LDPC error correcting code ensures an extended lifespan; upward to seven times that of standard MLC products.

Traditional MLC flash boasts high capacity, but often falls short with regards to product lifespan. SLC is a better choice for performance and longevity; however the cost is comparatively high. This is where iSLC comes in as a golden mean with a drastic increase in lifespan compared to MLC products, while sporting SLC like performance at a much lower price. This makes iSLC SSDs the perfect choice for industrial and embedded applications where MLC often do not meet longevity demands and SLC are seen as too costly.[Continue reading →]

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MIPI CSI-2 v2.0 Brings Advanced Imaging Features and Capabilities for Applications on Multiple Platforms -- From Mobile Devices to IoT, Wearables, Medical Devices, Drones and Automotive Systems[Continue reading →]

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WAYJUN two wires 4-20mA temperature transmitters are widely used in Pt100/PT1000/PT10/Cu50/Cu100 temperature sensor isolated and transmit, in industry mainly used for measuring the temperature of -200 ~ +600 Deg.C. The transmitter has linear and long-term compensation, the factory in accordance with national standard Pt100 indexing table calibration, fully meets 0.2accuracy. Input, output, and auxiliary power supply is completely isolated (three isolation), can withstand 2500VDC isolation voltage. Products using international standards for rail mounting DIN35, small size, high precision, stable performance, cost-effective, can be widely used in petroleum, chemical, power, instrumentation and industrial control industries.[Continue reading →]

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As technology gets better, system requirements tend to be more complex. Even when quality of commercial devices increases every year, timelines and cost demands stay the same. Allocating the right resources to these projects while not sacrificing product requirements becomes tricky. Inforce 6640™ delivers a complete, product-ready solution for the most advanced and complex product requirements.

Adding support for peripherals like a touch display, a high-end camera, or Power over Ethernet becomes a pesky chore especially if you don’t have the expertise. This SBC, Inforce 6640™, becomes one of Inforce Computing’s most decorated boards with multiple standard, plug and play accessories. Drivers and tuning are taken care of so you can focus on what you care about most: your product.[Continue reading →]

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ANDOVER, Mass. - March 20, 2017 - Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY, www.mrcy.com), announced that it received a follow-on five year sole source basic ordering agreement (BOA) from the U.S. Navy to deliver advanced Digital RF Memory (DRFM) subsystems supporting jamming in a multi-threat environment. Valued at up to $153M, the order was received in the Company's fiscal 2017 third quarter and provides for research and development, production, engineering services and ongoing support. Work will be performed at the Company’s Cypress, Calif. facility with a period of performance from March, 2017 through February, 2022.

“This award showcases Mercury's ability to deliver open standards-based, leading-edge DRFM subsystems that bring real value to our customer and ultimately, the warfighter,” said Brian Perry, President of Mercury Defense Systems. “Our DRFM solutions have been used for over three decades for training and radar environment simulation, vulnerability assessment and self-protection. We take our role in safeguarding our airborne warfighters seriously, especially in today’s environment where advanced threats can come from a wide variety of sources.”[Continue reading →]

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NUREMBURG, GERMANY, March 15, 2017 — Greenwave Systems, Inc. the global managed services and Internet of Things (IoT) software leader, announced a collaboration with Wind River® to deliver its AXON Predict™ engine for Wind River’s VxWorks® real-time operating system (RTOS) developer community. By leveraging AXON Predict, developers will be able to capitalize on a valuable market opportunity with a customized analytics solution that adds computational power and real-time intelligence throughout Industrial IoT (IIoT) segments. It extends analytics and machine learning capabilities down to the chip level — and at all points in between.

“We sought to give VxWorks developers a tool with the prowess to analyze and autonomously respond to high-volume streaming sensor data at the source; our partnership with Greenwave will enable us to do just that,” said Michel Genard, general manager of operating system platforms, Wind River. “AXON Predict will provide developers with embedded analytics that learn patterns, provide insights and take actions inside connected device operations and behaviors. We’re very pleased to be working with Greenwave to offer a compelling solution to advance IIoT.” [Continue reading →]

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SensiNact is a unified framework for integrating and managing IoT devices via generic application programming interfaces (APIs). It enables the collection, aggregation and secure scripting of data from a wide range of communicating objects, regardless of the network communication protocol: LoRa, Sigfox, EnOcean, CoAP, HTTP, MQTT, XMPP, etc.[Continue reading →]

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Embedded World 2017 – Hall 4A, Stand 110 - NUREMBERG, Germany – March 13, 2017 – ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON), driving energy efficient innovations, will focus on technologies for three of the highest-profile and fastest moving sectors of the electronics industry at this year’s Embedded World exhibition with demonstrations around solutions and tools for the Internet of Things (IoT), wireless and USB Type-C power delivery / charging, as well as automotive image sensing.

In the IoT space, Embedded World will see the first showing of the recently launched RSL10 Bluetooth® Low Energy (BLE) ultra-low power, multi-protocol 2.4 gigahertz (GHz) radio System on Chip (SoC). This device is specifically targeted at the important and rapidly growing high-performance wearable and medical applications markets. Additionally, ON Semiconductor will demonstrate its ability to simplify and speed IoT design with the IoT Development Kit. Providing a rapid prototyping platform for engineers, the kit is fully configurable with industry standard interfaces and includes extensive software support. Finally in this area, a new home and office motion detection application developed with SIGFOX will be on display.[Continue reading →]

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Nuremberg, Germany – March 13, 2017. UbiquiOS Technology today announced that its low cost and low resource embedded, wireless stack now supports Transport Layer Security (TLS1.2) functionality in a microcontroller-based Secure Element provided by Trusted Objects, allowing developers full featured end-to-end security on IoT (Internet of Things) devices. Instead of relying on piecemeal security at different intermediate links to a cloud application, UbiquiOS and Trusted Object’s partner Avnet Silica will offer a secure TLS solution that supports:

• Personalized certificates with mutual authentication, distribution and renewal of session keys[Continue reading →]

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Automation manufacturer Opto 22 and information technology company IBM join forces to bridge the gap between existing industrial assets and infrastructure, and the digital world of mobile, cloud, and information technology.[Continue reading →]

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PHOENIX, AZ – Mar. 6, 2017 – ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON), driving energy efficient innovations, is enhancing patient safety in digital radiography with release of a new CCD image sensor that enables video imaging under reduced x-ray dosage conditions.

The KAF-09001 image sensor provides the same critical imaging performance as the KAF-09000 used today for digital radiography image capture, but incorporates an improved output architecture that supports a high sensitivity video mode, facilitating patient positioning while minimizing overall x-ray exposure. [Continue reading →]

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The PIC18F "K42" family, which combines an extensive array of Core Independent Peripherals (CIPs), high-resolution analog, on-chip Direct Memory Access (DMA) and vectored interrupts for fast processing, is now available from Microchip Technology Inc. The DMA controller enables data transfers between memory space and peripherals without Core Processing Unit (CPU) involvement, improving system performance and lowering power consumption. When interrupts are required, vectored interrupts provide faster response times with fixed latency reducing software overhead. Code development is also simplified with the user-friendly MPLAB(r) Code Configurator, making the PIC18F "K42" family well suited for an extensive range of applications and markets, including touch sensing, automotive, industrial control, Internet of Things (IoT), medical and white goods.[Continue reading →]

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2017 is a special year for the world’s favourite electronic systems design and test conference, as we celebrate its 20th edition and it will be held for the first time in Switzerland, at the SwissTech Convention Center on the EPFL campus in Lausanne, from March 27 to 31, 2017.

On Tuesday, the conference will be opened by the plenary keynote speakers Dr. Arvind Krishna from IBM who will talk about “Design Automation in the Era of AI and IoT: Challenges and Pitfalls” and Dr. Doug Burger from Microsoft to talk about “A New Era of Hardware Microservices in the Cloud”. In addition, a keynote lecture from Prof. Giovanni De Micheli (Professor at EPFL and Director of Nano-Tera.ch) will be given on Tuesday on "Distributed Systems for Health and Environmental Monitoring" within the Nano-Tera.ch initiative. On the same day, the Executive Track, including one Executive Panel Session and three Innovative Technologies & Applications (IT&A) Sessions, offers a series of business panels discussing hot topics. Executive speakers from companies leading the design and automation industry will address some of the complexity issues in electronics design and discuss about the advanced technology challenges and opportunities. A special session is dedicated to Ralph Otten, pioneer of physical design, who prematurely died in an accident. [Continue reading →]

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Designed for demanding applications in the scientific research, defense and aerospace industries, it builds upon the award-winning technology of Vision Research's Phantom digital cinema products.[Continue reading →]

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RT-RK will showcase:

Infotainment unit and Informational ADAS with Automotive Machine Vision (AMV) software development kit on top of Qualcomm Snapdragon 820A - Designed to provide heterogeneous compute cores that help in computer vision and machine learning. Platform independent.[Continue reading →]

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The difficulties facing modern embedded systems lead to one conclusion: if we are using only a CPU as a main computing engine, eventually it will choke. GPU Accelerated Computing does offloads some of the computation-intensive portions of the application.[Continue reading →]

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We are happy to release our ultra high performance Line Scan Camera & camera lenses for Color Sorter Machine."BalaJi MicroTechnologies is India's No.1 Manufacturer & supplier of high speed RGB CCD Line Scan Cameras & C-mount Machine Vision lens & F-Mount Machine Vision lenses which are good for use in Bi-Chromatic & Tri Chromatic Color Sorter Machine.[Continue reading →]

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BalaJi MicroTechnologies is India's No.1 manufacturer of large format F-Mount Machine Vision ls. The company designs, develops & manufacture large format F-Mount.

With strong in-house R&D & design efforts, our 35 MM F Mount lenses are developed with optimal precision techniques & comes with very less camera price, low distortion & produce high quality images. Our 50 MM F Mount lens are actively implemented in variety of applications like in Machine Vision, colour sorter, ITS/Surveillance & Medical Imaging Applications & many others etc.[Continue reading →]

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Gain in-depth understanding about the underlying factors driving demand for different undersea warfare systems segments in the top spending countries across the world and identify the opportunities offered by each of them. It provides an overview of key players, together with information regarding key alliances, strategic initiatives, and financial analysis.[Continue reading →]

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TORONTO, ON, December 15th, 2016 - Peraso Technologies Inc., a leader in Wireless Gigabit (WiGig®) chipsets, today announced the availability of its W120 WiGig phased array chipset for consumer electronics. The W120 builds on the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED WiGigTM W110 Chipset, with support for high-bandwidth applications such as wireless routers, VR devices and wireless displays.

Key features of the Peraso W120 WiGig chipset include: [Continue reading →]

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Fibaro HomeKit Compatible Flood Sensor Fibaro HomeKit Compatible Motion Sensor Chicago, IL – December 15, 2016 – FIBARO, a leading global manufacturer of wireless intelligent home automation and control devices, is announcing a brand new product line compatible with Apple HomeKit. The three new devices – Fibaro Flood Sensor, Fibaro Motion Sensor and Fibaro Door/Window Sensor – feature intuitive technology and a sleek design with Bluetooth® LE inside. Fibaro is also launching a new app for the devices to deliver ease of use, remote access and extended product functionality. All three devices also integrate with and can be controlled using the Apple Home app in iOS 10.

Fibaro Flood Sensor [Continue reading →]

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Cedar Park, TX – December 14, 2016 – Corvalent, a leading manufacturer of long-life industrial motherboards, single board computers and embedded controllers, today announced its new CorServer 2600 server-class product family, bringing Intel® Xeon® performance to the industrial channel. Filling a market void faced by industrial OEMs and application developers, CorServer products uniquely offer Xeon® performance in an application-ready, customizable server-class design with guaranteed longevity of five years or more. Blending high reliability with Corvalent’s extensive engineering customization and support, CorServer is optimized for applications in medical, training and simulation, military and defense, security and surveillance, data centers, and video processing. Evaluation units are available on request, on a first come-first served basis.

Integrating the Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 v3/v4 processor family, CorServer enables high performance storage and data processing at the edge, while server-class design reduces cost by eliminating unnecessary third-party software certifications. Data-intensive applications gain an operational advantage with data management close to the source, for example reducing challenges of latency and bandwidth by transmitting processed, encrypted files rather than massive amounts of raw data. More reliable and functional than a commercial controller typically deployed at the source, CorServer enables dual-processor performance for Internet of Things (IoT) and number crunching applications such as Big Data analytics, medical imaging, or security and surveillance in critical infrastructure environments. [Continue reading →]

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The partnership will ensure joint customers of Basler vision devices along with Connect Tech embedded GPU hardware platforms are guaranteed the support they need to quickly develop and deploy their embedded vision systems.[Continue reading →]

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Rolling stock operators today are seeking for intelligent solutions that enable premium services for the satisfying passenger experience and real-time communication/control for optimal operation efficiency. To meet the demands of highly reliable and scalable communications systems under harsh environment, at InnoTrans 2016, Lanner will showcase its LVR-8300, a fanless highly modularized 3U rail communication system packing with EN50155 compliant endurance, high performance CPU, multiple M12-protected I/O modules and an abundance of data storage spaces, making it an ideal railway/MRT communication system to operate as the brain of intelligent rolling stock.

Highly Modular Railway PC Lanner LVR-8300 [Continue reading →]

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AbraxSys engineers Multi-Touch and Standard Touch projected capacitive touch screen displays for a wide range of industrial environments and rugged applications including military, industrial, aviation, sun readable and marine.[Continue reading →]

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CHELMSFORD, Mass. - Dec. 12, 2016 - Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY, www.mrcy.com), announced it received a $3.4 million order from a leading defense prime contractor for secure rackmount servers for a modeling and simulation application. The order was booked in the Company’s fiscal 2017 second quarter and is expected to be shipped over the next several quarters.

“Mercury’s secure rackmount servers bring proven embedded security features to enterprise-type computing architectures,” said Scott Orton, Vice President of Mercury’s Secure Processing Solutions group. “The availability of equivalent security functionality in the rackmount form factor allows our defense customers to apply horizontal protection more broadly. We believe this product will play a key role in providing comprehensive solutions across cybersecurity and information system security engineering domains.”[Continue reading →]

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Powerbox, one of Europe's largest power supply companies and a leading force for 4 decades in optimizing power solutions for demanding applications, introduces four new products within its Marine Line, PT570, PT571, PT576 and PT577, complying with the major classifications and approved by Det Norske Veritas (DNV), Germanischer Lloyd (GL) and major marine approval organizations. Designed for demanding applications requiring peak power, the new series can deliver 50% extra peak current for 10 seconds and exhibits high efficiency, up to 92%. The PT570, PT571, PT576 and PT577 can be operated from -25°C to +70°C without derating in convection cooled conditions. Built for robustness the new products are suitable for use in harsh environments with high vibrations, e.g. on diesel generators and all units are protected by conformal coating to withstand condensing conditions. The PT570 (250W) and PT571 (125W) are built-on baseplate technology whilst the PT577 (250W) and PT576 (125W) are made for DIN-Rail mounting[Continue reading →]

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Tampa, Florida December 6, 2016. Core Avionics & Industrial Inc. ("CoreAVI") and Airbus DS Electronics and Border Security (EBS) have announced the completion of the integration of CoreAVI's ArgusCore SC(tm) (OpenGL SC) graphics driver with Airbus DS Electronics and Border Security's SFERION Mission System. The final OpenGL SC driver delivery includes the complete RTCA DO-178C/EUROCAE ED-12C certification package as well as artifacts supporting RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80 safety certification of AMD Embedded Radeon(tm) GPUs.[Continue reading →]

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Exclusive rights to the use of ultra-black Vantablack S-VIS surface coating in blackbody calibration sources has been agreed between Surrey NanoSystems and Santa Barbara Infrared. Photos available via: http://www.wordsun.com/news/pr/release/305/us[Continue reading →]

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Single Board computer, man-machine interface, service point application equipment block diagram (SBD). Design Considerations: The proposed solution can be used to design devices used in three industrial applications: single board computers, human-machine interface panels (also known as operator interface panels), or service point information stations. Powerful processor cores with outstanding video processing / graphics performance and a variety of highly integrated peripheral options are essential requirements for each application.[Continue reading →]

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SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 30, 2016) - QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ: QUIK), a developer of ultra-low power programmable sensor processing, display bridge and programmable logic solutions, today announced a strategic initiative to substantially broaden its market reach. The company will selectively license its proprietary ultra-low power programmable logic technology under the trade name ArcticPro™ eFPGA.

This embedded FPGA initiative is being launched in conjunction with a partnership agreement jointly announced today by GLOBALFOUNDRIES and QuickLogic. This partnership enables SoC design companies to acquire a license from QuickLogic to embed ArcticPro ultra-low power eFPGA technology in designs targeting GLOBALFOUNDRIES' new power and cost optimized 22nm FDSOI fabrication technology, which is scheduled for production in 2017. ArcticPro IP is also available now for designs targeting GLOBALFOUNDRIES' widely used 65nm and 40nm fabrication technologies. QuickLogic expects to announce additional foundry partners in the future.[Continue reading →]

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Spectrum\'s M4x.22xx modular PXIe Digitizers Grosshansdorf, Germany -- 1 December 2016. Spectrum GmbH has expanded its line of PXIe-based (PXI Express) high-speed digitizers with nine new cards. The new M4x.22xx series includes modules that offer one, two or four fully synchronous channels.

Each channel is equipped with its own analog-to-digital converter (ADC) with real-time signal sampling at rates from 1.25 GS/s to 5 GS/s and scope-like signal conditioning circuitry that allows programming of parameters such as input gain, signal offset and coupling.[Continue reading →]

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By the end of 2023, we expect passive radar technology investments to account of more than $10 billion in revenue, following a CAGR of nearly 36% between 2013 and 2023. This report focuses on the two markets where passive radar technology has the greatest potential: civilian aviation and military radar applications.[Continue reading →]

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Vicor\'s new DCM DC-DC converters in ChiP packaging Vicor Corporation today announced the expansion of its DCM series of DC-DC converters utilizing the Converter housed in Package (ChiP) power component format.

The DCM in a ChiP package is an isolated, regulated DC-DC converter, operating from an unregulated, wide range input to generate an isolated DC output. Leveraging a high frequency zero voltage switching (ZVS) topology, DCM converters consistently deliver high efficiency across the input line range. Modular DCM converters and downstream DC-DC products support efficient power distribution, helping to optimize power system performance and connectivity from a variety of unregulated power sources to the point-of-load.[Continue reading →]

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Thanks to a new package, Osram Opto Semiconductors reduces the length of its large-area photodiodes by about 20 percent. The first product from this series is the IR Topled D5140 which has been optimized for the detection of visible light. Picture: Osram The Topled D5140 photodiode allows more compact sensors to be produced for heart rate monitoring. Thanks to the spectral sensitivity adapted to visible light, the component enables very precise measurements. Picture: Osram Sunnyvale, CA, November 29, 2016

Space-saving sensor for fitness trackers [Continue reading →]

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efabless corporation, an open-innovation, hardware creation platform, today became the first online marketplace for community-developed, customized intellectual property (IP) and integrated circuits (ICs), allowing hardware system innovators to turn ideas into marketable products.

Initially focused on analog and mixed-signal design for customized ICs, efabless addresses all of the steps required to cost effectively take an electronics specification to prototype. Its growing community of approximately 700 members in 30 countries can make full use of an online platform with a robust design flow at no upfront cost. Members have access to a marketplace of IP blocks and foundry-partner process technologies for prototyping without the need for non-disclosure agreements (NDAs).[Continue reading →]

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Coinciding with the 2018 Winter Games in PyeongChang, Korea, the prototype will be first time state-of-the-art terrestrial wireless communication, including future key enablers such as mmWave access, will be seamlessly combined with disruptive satellite communication. This will form a 5G network with multi-radio-access technologies that is optimized to serve user equipment in various applications.[Continue reading →]

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Kaman Measuring Announces ThreadChecker™ for In-Die Use

Noncontact application-specific sensors provide rugged and reliable verification [Continue reading →]

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CHELMSFORD, Mass. - Feb. 7, 2017 - Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY, www.mrcy.com), announced it received a $4.1 million follow-on order from a leading defense prime contractor for wideband millimeter wave transceivers for a homeland security high-resolution imaging application. The order was booked in the Company’s fiscal 2017 third quarter and is expected to be shipped over the next several quarters.

“This follow-on order confirms Mercury’s leadership position in the design and commercialization of innovative millimeter wave solutions required for high-resolution imaging applications,” said Charlie Leader, Vice President and General Manager of Mercury’s Advanced Microelectronics Solutions Group. “Our Advanced Microelectronics Centers proudly supply these highly miniaturized subsystems critical for the rapid identification of concealed threats in heavily trafficked secure environments.”[Continue reading →]

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In order to address the vibrant and constantly expanding maker market, SST Sensing Ltd. has partnered up with Sparkfun. Together they have developed and simple to implement solution for single point liquid detection using infra-red technology. This highly reliable and accurate solution comprises an Optomax Digital liquid level switch which is connected to an Arduino board via the TTL output and powered by its 5V source. LEDs on the Arduino can be easily programmed to indicate if the sensor is/isn’t immersed by the liquid (and thus determine if liquid level is too high/low). Using this hardware, hobbyists are provided with plenty of scope to experiment, while professional engineers have the opportunity to evaluate their prototype before moving on to a full scale design.

The Optomax devices have compact dimensions that allow them to be deployed within environments where there is only limited available space. As relatively long cabling can be supported, the sensor can be placed in close proximity to a liquid without any risk of the accompanying electronics on the Arduino being damaged. Furthermore, as this solution is of an optical rather than a mechanical nature, issues such as the build-up of deposits, jamming, or wear and tear are avoided. A long term operational life span is thereby assured. [Continue reading →]

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RadarVision converts radar data into a camera-like data stream for presentation of high fidelity radar on any video management system (VMS) and interfaces to a wide range of security, maritime and specialist military radars.[Continue reading →]

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Latest Report on "LiDAR Industry" Contains Market Overview, Product Overview, Scope of Smart Advisers , Application, Market Size, Competition by Manufacturers, Capacity, Production, Revenue, Market Analysis by Application, Manufacturing Cost Analysis, Industrial Chain, Sourcing Strategy, Downstream Buyers & Forecast 2021[Continue reading →]

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Dallas, TX January 18, 2017 - OnTime Networks, a global leader for rugged, time synchronized Ethernet solutions for the aerospace and defense industries, announces the expansion of its military-grade gigabit Ethernet switch and router portfolio with the new CloudberryMIL CR-6200 Series.[Continue reading →]

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Intersil Corporation today announced the ISL78693, a 3.6V single-cell battery charger that extends the life of Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4) batteries used in automotive emergency call (eCall) systems. The ISL78693 battery charger offers up to 4x lower leakage current (3uA) than competitive chargers, allowing the eCall backup battery to remain charged for a longer period of time. See a demonstration of the ISL78693 in Intersil’s booth #E30-11 at the Automotive World conference, January 18-20 in Tokyo, Japan.

Automakers worldwide are installing eCall in their Vehicle to Infrastructure (V2I) systems. In the event of a crash, the eCall system automatically broadcasts its location via GPS and contacts the nearest 24-hour emergency call center for help. Thus, V2I eCall systems must be capable of operating reliably and autonomously from the backup battery at a moment’s notice, even if the vehicle is involved in an accident minutes after being parked for several months.[Continue reading →]

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The AUDS counter-drone defence system, developed by three British companies - Blighter Surveillance Systems, Chess Dynamics and Enterprise Control Systems - has become the first fully integrated system worldwide to achieve TRL-9 status.[Continue reading →]

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Camarillo, CA January 16, 2017: Innovative Integration, a Molex Company and trusted supplier of

signal processing and data acquisition hardware and signal processing solutions, today announced the COPious-PXIe. The 8HP PXIe -compatible plug-in card employs the powerful Xilinx Z7045 (Zynq) system-on-chip processor which provides dual, floating-point, ARM A9 CPUs and a large userprogrammable FPGA fabric.[Continue reading →]

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Portwell's PQ7-M108, a Qseven 2.1 module based on Intel Atom Processor E3900 series, Intel Pentium processor N4200, and Intel Celeron processor N3350 (codenamed Apollo Lake), features Infineon OPTIGA Trust IC, industrial temperature support for -40°C to 85°C, and Intel Gen 9 graphics with triple display support in high resolution.[Continue reading →]

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CHELMSFORD, Mass. - Jan. 17, 2017 - Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY, www.mrcy.com), announced it received a $2.4 million follow-on order from a leading defense prime contractor to supply frequency conversion modules for an Electronic Warfare (EW) service life extension program. The order was booked in the Company’s fiscal 2017 second quarter and is expected to be shipped over the next several quarters.

“This follow-on order further validates Mercury’s leadership position supplying our defense prime contractors with highly integrated and customized RF modules for EW programs,” said Charlie Leader, Vice President and General Manager, Mercury Systems. “Our advanced microelectronics centers are committed to delivering cost-effective EW solutions, enabling our military forces to dominate the electromagnetic spectrum. We are privileged to provide supply chain continuity for vital national defense programs supporting our warfighters around the globe.”[Continue reading →]

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PHOENIX, Ariz. – January 17, 2017 – ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON), driving energy efficient innovations, has introduced a new touch/proximity sensing solution that combines industry-leading performance, cost effectiveness and convenience in a single chip. The LC717A30UJ high dynamic range capacitance-to-digital converter uses mutual capacitance to detect changes in capacitance down to femtofarad (fF) levels. Parasitic capacitance cancellation raises the detector sensitivity, while its built-in noise rejection mechanism combats the effects of electromagnetic interference (EMI).

The eight capacitance-sensing input channels make the LC717A30UJ highly optimized for use in systems where an array of switches is required. The device includes an integrated multiplexer for input channel selection, analog-to-digital converter, dual-stage amplifier that determines capacitance changes plus outputs analog amplitude values, system clock, power-on reset circuit, and all the necessary control logic to create a total solution. Both I2C and SPI interfaces are selectable based on the system application needs.[Continue reading →]

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Noida, January 12, 2017: KritiKal Solutions, a pioneer in Embedded Systems, IoT, Computer Vision, and Image Processing recently launched a Network Clock with several key features to ensure accurate, synchronized time without any delay.

In the field of Embedded Systems, KritiKal Solutions has been providing a wide range of electronic products and equipment to Government organizations and other large-scale enterprises for over a decade. They have now enhanced their product portfolio with Network Clocks. The Network Clock updates time through GPS time server to avoid any fluctuations or time-shifts, thereby ensuring that everybody is working to the same time. It is easy to set up, maintenance free, and can be configured easily for any specific time-zone and daylight-saving requirements. [Continue reading →]

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Moortec Semiconductor, specialists in Process, Voltage and Temperature (PVT) sensors, announce the availability of their Embedded Temperature Sensor on TSMC’s 16nm FF+ and FFC processes.

This latest addition to the temperature sensor range extends Moortec's position as the leading provider of embedded thermal sensors and on-chip monitoring IP to semiconductor customers worldwide. The new TSMC 16FFC/FF+ Embedded Temperature Sensor is a high precision low power junction temperature sensor that has been developed to be embedded into ASIC designs. [Continue reading →]

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The single chip THCV241-Q integrates the MIPI CSI-2 interface with THine's well established V-by-One(r) HS product family. The new THCV241-Q is optimized for advanced camera requirements including: - High definition support (e.g., 1080p60, 4K2K) - Uncompressed real-time, zero latency video transmission - 50x increase in maximum transmission distance - from 30cm to 15m - 360 degree rotation at an affordable price point - Lower BOM cost - Smaller circuit boards for more compact designs, new product form factors and higher reliability[Continue reading →]

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Conference Workshop Conference Exhibition World leading debug tool company Lauterbach has agreed to once again be a lead sponsor of the UK Device Developers' Conference, an event for engineers and software developers working in the development of intelligent systems and devices. The next Device Developers' Conference will take place near Cambridge on the 26th and 27th April and will be co-located with H/WExpo, a conference for hardware developers. www.device-developer-conference.co.uk/

"We are very pleased to maintain our association with this important UK industry event," said Barry Lock, UK Manager at Lauterbach. "The Device Developers' Conference has become an important and productive forum for us, where we can explain our latest debug technologies, discuss industry trends and meet with fellow engineers and programmers." [Continue reading →]

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Out of a total of 794 paper submissions received, a large share (42%) is coming from authors in Europe, 32% of submissions are from America, 25% from Asia, and 1% from the rest of the world. This clearly demonstrates DATE's international character, its global reach and impact.[Continue reading →]

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HARRISBURG, Pa. – November 8, 2016 – TE Connectivity (TE) (NYSE: TEL), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, announces its INSTALITE ZH-150 sleeving, a lightweight high-temperature, zero-halogen heat-shrinkable Raychem tubing for mechanical and electrical protection. The tubing meets existing and future zero-halogen requirements for limited fire hazard protection across multiple platforms and environments.

Military and marine systems require products capable of withstanding a variety of extreme conditions, including wide temperatures, abrasions and fluid, all while being lightweight and flexible. TE’s INSTALITE ZH-150 has a unique crosslinked material that is halogen-free, flame retardant and fluid resistant with a wide operating temperature range from minus 75 degrees Celsius up to 150 degrees Celsius. The sleeve is also highly flexible for easy handling in small spaces.[Continue reading →]

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In this article,Victor Polyakov, Managing Director, Tibbo Systems, will keep introducing AggreGate IoT Platform-based products. In 2010, two years after AggreGate Network Manager release, we started AggreGate SCADA/HMI project ‒ fourth-generation SCADA system.[Continue reading →]

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Six Fab Shield is a connectivity expander designed specifically for raspberry computers, including 4G, 3G, GPS and other models, allowing for more freedom of automation and smart home experience.[Continue reading →]

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NO.1 Game Machine

Linux-based Graperain in fact, there are more satisfactory hardware and equipment, can be converted into a classic game, running a variety of game simulator, the user simply install the simulator like to download the game ROM can be.[Continue reading →]

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• Positions Mercury as a leading commercial provider of secure and safety-critical processing subsystems for aerospace and defense applications

• Complementary capabilities in mission computing, safety-critical avionics and platform management up to the highest levels of design assurance[Continue reading →]

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Taiwan Commate Computer Inc.(COMMELL), the worldwide leader of Industrial Single Board Computers, unveiled LE-37I 3.5-inch single board computer (SBC) based on Intel® 6th generation "Skylake-H" Core™ processor family. The "Skylake-H" 6th generation Intel® Core™ i7/i5/i3 processors, that will come with increased boosted CPU and GPU frequencies at the expense of higher power consumption. The LE-37I 3.5-inch SBC will be comprised of Core™ i3-6100E 2.7GHz with 2 CPU cores and 35 Watt TDP, i5-6440EQ Tubbo Boost up to 3.4GHz with 4 CPU cores and 45 Watt TDP, i7-6822EQ Tubbo Boost up to 2.8GHz with 4 CPU cores and 25 Watt TDP (25W TDP this brings its low power-consumption that allows to be built into embedded systems with fanless configurations).

The LE-37I SBC is designed for the 6th generation Intel® Core™ H-series processors in the FCBGA1440 and accompany with Intel® QM170 Chipset. DDR4 memory is supported up to a total of 16GB( DDR4 SO-DIMM 2133 MHz), The SBC is based on Intel® HD530 Graphics( 9th Gen. integrated HD graphics) that provides high-end media and graphics capabilities for devices that display videos, 2D/3D graphics and interactive content. In addition, The LE-37I supports up to three independent displays port with 4K resolution (CRT,LVDS, DVI, HDMI and one DP) to provide its advanced solutions for imaging, machine vision and infotainment applications. [Continue reading →]

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— October 5, 2016 Abaco Systems today welcomed the launch by The Open Group of the FACE™ (Future Airborne Capability Environment) Conformance Program. The FACE Conformance Program defines the processes to verify, certify, and provide formal recognition that registered software conforms to the FACE Technical Standard. It provides a number of benefits for buyers as well as suppliers of avionics systems.

Abaco has long been an active member of the FACE Consortium, which exists to define an open avionics environment for all military airborne platform types. Increasingly, the principles of FACE are being leveraged beyond airborne applications. [Continue reading →]

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The manufacturing of СРС152 CPU Module based on Vortex 86DX 600 MHz will be continued. This product is designed for industrial control systems, including smooth replacement of computers from other vendors withdrawn from production.

Using MicroPC СРС152 board enables system integrators to solve several tasks at the same time, primarily those related to the extension of life cycle of the process management systems, based on the boards in MicroPC format. This product is planned to be available on the market for a long period (no less than next 5-6 years), for special project requirements – up to 10 years. The module was designed with a consideration of maximum compatibility with Octagon Systems CPU boards, widely used in low level industrial control systems in mining, process control and manufacturing industries.[Continue reading →]

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September 28, 2016 - Mouser Electronics, Inc. today announced it has entered into a global distribution agreement with SOMNIUM Technologies, a company focused on evolving software development tools to a new level, solving real problems faced by embedded developers.[Continue reading →]

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Arrow Electronics announced this morning that they will market Electric Imp's full IoT platform to its customer base. Through this partnership, Electric Imp and Arrow Electronics will be helping vertically integrated industries develop and deploy connected solutions and this morning's announcement is an exciting moment in Electric Imp's mission to make innovation possible.[Continue reading →]

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HARRISBURG, Pa. – September 27, 2016 –TE Connectivity Ltd. (TE) (NYSE: TEL), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, announced today that its new Raychem high-speed data transmission cables for IEEE 1394 applications. Designed for use with military ground, military and commercial aerospace and marine systems, the ruggedized cable helps block out excess noise in harsh environments to enable dependable signal integrity in extreme conditions.

Military and aerospace applications demand lightweight and efficient solutions that can withstand harsh environments. TE’s portfolio of fine gauge IEEE 1394 cable designs have a small cable diameter to offer greater flexibility and a tight bend radius for easy routing through small spaces. The cable is available in four-conductor configurations to meet the needs of IEEE 1394A and B applications, up to 3.2 Gb/s speeds. This flexible design is ideal for mission systems, flight control, avionics and propulsion control applications.[Continue reading →]

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Members of the media are invited to visit TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, at booth #8123 at the 2016 AUSA Annual Meeting and Exposition. TE will display its many advanced fiber optic products and high-speed end-to-end solutions for military and defense applications like weapons systems, vetronics, communications and power distribution.

As the electronic content of ground defense equipment expands dramatically, space remains at a premium and weight savings becomes an important goal. TE designs products optimized for ground defense equipment to help achieve a decisive edge in capabilities and reliability while remaining focused on core issues of increased bandwidth and lightweight performance.[Continue reading →]

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BioMon Sensor Chip BioMon Development Board UK optoelectronics specialist, Intelligent LED Solutions (ILS), has announced the release of BioMon, an integrated circuit based sensor from OSRAM that uses advanced optoelectronic technology to monitor heart rate and blood oxygen levels.

Measuring only 4.7 x 2.5 x 0.9 mm, the tiny BioMon optoelectronic sensor is expected to facilitate further innovation in the area of wireless health monitoring equipment and fitness tracking devices. [Continue reading →]

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Acromag's XCOM-6400 rugged COM Express processor featuring an extra-thick circuit board, advanced thermal management, and extended operating temperature is the ideal high-performance processor for the InfiniSCAN.[Continue reading →]

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HARRISBURG, Pa. – August 16, 2016 –TE Connectivity Ltd. (TE) (NYSE: TEL), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, recently released its new KILOVAC CAP120 high-voltage contactors. Used in military ground, military and commercial aerospace, and marine applications, this single pole, hermetically sealed 150 amp DC contactor provides reliability in harsh environments for long-lasting systems.

Energy storage and power distribution systems require reduced-sized contactors able to withstand high currents in a range of applications. The CAP120 contactor’s lightweight design can withstand high break levels —1000 A at 400 VDC and 600 A at 600 VDC— for flexibility and reliability in power and battery systems. The contactor allows versatile installation through bidirectional load switching, and the main contacts are not polarity sensitive.[Continue reading →]

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BANGKOK -- Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, has announced two next-generation Bluetooth® Low Energy (BLE) solutions with an easy-to-use ASCII-style command interface that makes the devices easy to configure and eliminates any complicated code compiling.

Microchip RN4870/RN4871 Bluetooth Low Energy Module [Continue reading →]

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LIGHTWEIGHT, COMPACT RVG-SD1 PROVIDES 8-PORTS OF HIGHLY CONFIGURABLE SD/HD/3G-SDI VIDEO I/O EUROSATORY 2016 (Booth #HALL 5A, Stand J761), PARIS, FRANCE – June 13-17, 2016 – Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division introduces the newest member of the Rugged Video Gateway (RVG) family of video management solutions, for size, weight and power (SWaP)-constrained ground and airborne platforms. The 8-port, multi-format, RVG-SDI Crossbar Video Switch speeds and simplifies the routing of 3G, HD and SD-SDI video sources, such as distributing video camera data to multiple displays. The RVG-SDI functions as a non-blocking crossbar switch and features eight (8) external miniBNC connectors, each of which can be configured as either a video input or output. The unit’s unique level of configuration flexibility enables any input to be routed to any or all of the 7 remaining I/O ports. Additionally, the RVG-SD1 can be configured on-the-fly via its external RS-422 and CAN control interfaces or statically to support a specific mission.

The RVG-SDI supports a wide variety of switch configurations, for example, it can be configured as a 1:7 repeater, 7:1 switcher, 2:6 repeater, or a 6:2 switcher, without the seven (7) dedicated inputs and seven dedicated outputs typically required for such flexibility. The result is a smaller (49 x 160 x 185 mm) and lighter (2 kg) video switch that is ideal for use in space and weight constrained manned and unmanned platforms used in military and aerospace applications. Designed to perform optimally in harsh conditions, the conduction-cooled RVG-SDI requires no active cooling and supports a -40 to +70ºC operating temperature range. It has been certified to stringent MIL-STD-810G environmental standards and is DO-160 qualified.[Continue reading →]

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The global smart weapons market is exhibiting a CAGR of 10.30% between 2013 and 2019. The global smart weapons market was valued at US$34 bn in 2013 and is assumed to reach US$66.9 bn by the end of 2019, as long as the accelerated growth rate remains consistent. This data is provided in a research report released by Transparency Market Research, titled “Smart Weapons Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 – 2019”.

According to the report, the key drivers of the global smart weapons market include the high budgets set by developed as well as emerging economies. The report also explains how emerging nations can boost their demand for smart weapons due to need and availability of resources, thereby encouraging the global smart weapons market as a whole.[Continue reading →]

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With the rising concern of greenhouse emissions and energy conservation globally, lighting industry is in a phase of transformation in coming years. Technological advancements for intelligent control systems having features such as automated light control (daylight/natural), color temperature, occupancy, and movement, among the other parameters would increase opportunities for players in the market. “Smart Lighting” systems provide customers the ease of use, cost-effective, less complex, and energy efficient systems and are thus, expected to grow in coming years.

Request to view TOC: www.persistencemarketresearch.com/toc/3892[Continue reading →]

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Today’s maritime forces, even those with highly advanced radar, are facing a growing threat from the proliferation of anti-ship missiles, unmanned aerial vehicles, and Fast Attack Craft/Fast Inshore Attack Craft (FAC/FIAC), which can be deployed at a relatively low cost making them easily obtainable by enemies at sea and often undetected by radar. Currently, detecting these threats depends on the fatigue-prone human eye, which is why the U.S. Navy researchers launched the Combined EO/IR Surveillance and Response System (CESARS) program.

The Office of Naval Research’s (ONR) CESARS program combines two key subsystem requirements to make up an electro-optical shipboard defense system to protect surface ships from evolving threats. To meet one of these requirements, ONR and the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory awarded our company a $3.9 million contract to develop a customized variant of our Lock-on Naval Electro-optic/infrared Sensor System (LockNESS™) maritime defense system. [Continue reading →]

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Street light is a raised source of light on the edge of a road, which is mainly used to provide light. Street lighting plays a crucial role in the safety and security of our streets and public places.[Continue reading →]

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This new printed gage technology enables design engineers and manufacturers to embed pressure sensors directly onto a printed circuit board - improving robustness while reducing size and cost. This is of special interest for designs that need to operate in hazardous and possibly explosive environments. These custom designed strain gages can be used in a wide variety of consumer applications (keyboards, musical instruments, audio mixers, etc.) as well as in medical, automotive, military, avionics and industrial environments.[Continue reading →]

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The British team that created AUDS (Anti-UAV Defence System), the world's first production-ready and fully integrated counter-unmanned aircraft system (C-UAS) has extended its exclusive partnership in North America with Liteye Systems, Inc., in Centennial, Colorado.[Continue reading →]

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Big Market Research has added a report titled "Global Fitness Bands Market 2015-2019". The study offers insights into detailed profile and strategies of key market players along with the market share & size of major segments.[Continue reading →]

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SAN JOSE, CA, – ADLINK Technology, a leading provider of building blocks and intelligent platform solutions, announced the release of its NuPRO-E43 PICMG 1.3 full-size single board computer, supporting 6th Gen Intel® Core i7/i5/i3 processors (codename: Skylake), based on the Intel® Q170 Express chipset. Featuring dedicated high-bandwidth PCIe x16 Gen 3, rugged I/O, and value-added SEMA® API protection key, the NuPRO-E43 provides a new generation PICMG 1.3 SHB, empowering industrial automation operation in critical conditions.

Boosted Computing Performance [Continue reading →]

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The Measuring Division of Kaman Precision Products, Inc., a world leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance, precision non-contact position measuring systems, announces it will highlight its complete range of inductive eddy current technology at Sensors Expo and Conference, which will be held June 21-23, 2016 at the McEnery Convention Center, in San Jose, CA, Booth #836.[Continue reading →]

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According to a new report published by Allied Market Research titled, "World Internet of Things (IoT) Healthcare Market - Opportunities and Forecasts, 2014-2021", the world internet of things (IoT) healthcare market is expected to reach $136.8 billion by 2021, registering a CAGR of 12.5% between 2015 and 2021.[Continue reading →]

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Arrow Dragon Board 410C (top) and Gumstix AeroCore 2 DragonBoard Expansion Board (bottom) REDWOOD CITY, Calif. June 9, 2016 — Gumstix®, Inc. the leader in design-to-order embedded systems, today announced the release of their custom AeroCore 2 expansion board for the DragonBoard 410C priced at $149, this new expansion board provides a versatile platform for designing and building of MAVs and UAVs. Designed in the Geppetto® Design-to-Order (D2O) platform by Gumstix engineers, the AeroCore 2 expansion board for Dragonboard 410C is stacked with features, like a Nimbelink LTE model socket capable of transmitting data to laptop, a 15-pin CSI2 camera connector, eight PWMs, a 16-pin GPIO header, an SPI header, GPS support, a Spektrum DSM-2 remote connector and the powerful ST Micro Cortex-M4 microprocessor supporting NuttX RTOS.

The Gumstix AeroCore 2 expansion board for the DragonBoard 410C is a more technologically advanced version of the current AeroCore 2 for Gumstix Overo COMs. It adds the superior connectivity of NimbeLink LTE modems and hardware support for high-quality imaging to the already exceptional AeroCore 2 design. The CSI2 serial camera connector provides the hardware needed to connect HD cameras, such as the Raspberry Pi Camera to this MAV controller. [Continue reading →]

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Codasip, a leading provider of Application Specific Instruction-set Processor (ASIP) IP and SecureRF, a leading provider of security solutions for IoT devices, announced they will be demonstrating a RISC-V based processor that has been optimized to run IoT security applications.[Continue reading →]

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The IoT projections suggest that by the year 2020, we will have around 50 billion "things" connected to the cloud. The current estimate is that we already have about 15 billion "things" connected to the cloud. Sending data to the web is a widespread technology, yet new challenges are emerging as the number of devices is growing exponentially. A few examples of these challenges are: data security, communication standards, and how to extract relevant information from such a large amount of data.[Continue reading →]

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Softing has announced that the latest version of the echocollect gateway includes support for the MQTT protocol integrating process data from systems and machinery into cloud solutions to help customers optimize their facilities[Continue reading →]

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Electro Standards Laboratories (ESL), Cranston, RI, introduces QuickSwitch® Model 6316 to its line-up of Fiber Optic Switches. The Model 6316 is a Single Channel LC Simplex A/B Switch that allows the sharing of a single port interface device among two other devices. This fiber switch adds flexibility to IT platforms and networks and is ideal for switching data to multiple displays, billboards and signs.

The Model 6316 features all fiber signals that are switched via break-before-make MEMS-based mirror/prism switch technology and supports Gigabit data rates. The LC Simplex ports are comprised of Single mode, 9/125 micron fiber and support a wavelength of 1310 nm &1500 nm. The switch ports are transparent to all data with optical data throughput scalability.[Continue reading →]

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Carrier Grade eXpress (CGX) IoT profile provides new advanced features for connectivity, reliability and security

NUREMBERG, Germany, March 14, 2017 -- Embedded World -- MontaVista® Software, LLC, a leader in Embedded Linux® commercialization products and services, today announced availability of MontaVista® CGX IoT, a modular and standards-based solution that delivers connectivity, reliability, and security that are required for IoT Gateway manufacturers. MontaVista is showcasing MontaVista's "Smart IoT Gateway" design demonstration in Hall 3, Stand 3-225 (co-located with Future Electronics) during Embedded World, Nuremberg, Germany.[Continue reading →]

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Carrier Grade eXpress (CGX) IoT profile provides new advanced features for connectivity, reliability and security

UREMBERG, Germany, March 14, 2017 -- Embedded World -- MontaVista® Software, LLC, a leader in Embedded Linux® commercialization products and services, today announced availability of MontaVista® CGX IoT, a modular and standards-based solution that delivers connectivity, reliability, and security that are required for IoT Gateway manufacturers. MontaVista is showcasing MontaVista's "Smart IoT Gateway" design demonstration in Hall 3, Stand 3-225 (co-located with Future Electronics) during Embedded World, Nuremberg, Germany.[Continue reading →]

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Core Avionics & Industrial Inc. (CoreAVI) and NXP Semiconductors N.V. announce today that they have reached agreement for CoreAVI to sell and support the S32V234 product family globally for safety critical display applications. This support includes providing the highest levels of safety critical graphics drivers, safety certification data packages and evaluation boards for avionics and industrial applications.[Continue reading →]

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The Teledyne LeCroy HVFO103 is a high voltage fiber-optically isolated 60MHz oscilloscope probe that is optimally designed for the measurement of small signals floating on a high voltage bus[Continue reading →]

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The single chip THCV241-Q integrates the MIPI CSI-2 interface with THine's well established V-by-One(r) HS product family. The new THCV241-Q is optimized for advanced camera requirements including: - High definition support (e.g., 1080p60, 4K2K) - Uncompressed real-time, zero latency video transmission - 50x increase in maximum transmission distance - from 30cm to 15m - 360 degree rotation at an affordable price point - Lower BOM cost - Smaller circuit boards for more compact designs, new product form factors and higher reliability[Continue reading →]

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Designers can now easily develop high-performance fitness and medical wearable devices with enhanced functionality using the MAX32630 and MAX32631 ARM® Cortex®-M4F microcontrollers from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM).

• More information about MAX32630: bit.ly/MAX32630[Continue reading →]

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CPC310 is suggested to be used in building real-time onboard high-speed data acquisition systems.

The module has a standard PC/104-Plus implementation and is developed in consideration of the future replacement for CPC304, providing the easiest possible transition to the new device for our customers.[Continue reading →]

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NM350 Gigabit Network Switch is a complete device with six Ethernet channels (4x ports with PoE support), designed for the use in the data acquisition and processing systems, operating in harsh environments.[Continue reading →]

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Barcelona, 9 September 2016. On 25, 26 and 27 October 2016, the Catalan capital will be hosting the second edition of the world’s biggest congress on Internet of Things technologies and processes for industrial use: IoT Solutions World Congress (IoT SWC).

The rapid evolution of emerging trends in sensors, networks and data analysis systems, along with the dizzying figures relating to the thousands of millions of ‘things’ which, according to analysts, will be connected to the internet within just a few years, is leading to the emergence of disruptive technologies that can rapidly connect IoT solutions and applications in productive environments.[Continue reading →]

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Dataforth has added two new modules to the MAQ20 Industrial Data Acquisition & Control System. The MAQ20-BRDG1 strain gage module offers 4 input channels and can interface to full, half, and quarter bridge sensors using 4-wire or 6-wire connections. The MAQ20 frequency input module accepts zero-crossing and TTL signals with frequencies from 1Hz to 1MHz plus State Change and provides a DC stimulus for contact sensors. All channels in both modules are individually configurable. According to Robert Smith, VP of Sales & Marketing, these additions "significantly enhance the MAQ20's overall excellence and ability to meet customer requirements."[Continue reading →]

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The Logical Company today announces NuVAX 1200 and NuPDP 1200, state-of-the-art single-board replacements for legacy VAX and PDP systems. Packaged with a new processor, memory and hard drives, Logical's embedded board design allows users to "drop a new engine" into existing Qbus chassis. Legacy software applications and specialized Qbus equipment will operate without disruption with the affordable new 1200 versions of NuVAX and NuPDP.[Continue reading →]

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Bohemia, New York (August 2016) Data Device Corporation (DDC) introduces a new Secure 1U Dual Server (BU-67127W), combined with Tresys’ industry leading secure filtering software, to provide an innovative approach to solving cross domain information transfer problems, that delivers unmatched flexibility, red/black hardware separation, and high performance at a low cost. Its secure yet flexible hardware architecture enables system integrators to easily develop secure information sharing applications to meet the unique requirements of their most advanced systems.

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Tigard, OR – Sensoray introduces its new Model’s 3364 a USB 3.0 device available in SDI or DVI versions. It captures uncompressed SD/HD video in resolutions up to 1080p60 and uses H.264 video compression for inputs up to 1080p30, both with very low latency. A USB 3.0 device, it is capable of capturing uncompressed video at full frame rates and simultaneously sending uncompressed (preview) and compressed streams to the host.

Both models are UVC devices (USB Video Class), and do not require a device-specific driver or an external power supply. They are controlled using a video API (DirectShow or Video4Linux). [Continue reading →]

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RFEL\'s DVE camera RFEL\'s digital video fusion in action Newport, Isle of Wight, UK - 22 August 2016 - RFEL will be announcing a new, HD-SDI and Generic Vehicle Architecture (GVA) compliant military driver vision aid at DVD 2016: Zone C3 Stand 515. www.theevent.co.uk/Visitor/Where-and-When

TRAILBLAZER™ improves driver and crew effectiveness by extending the field of view beyond the normal spectrum, even in adverse weather and low-light conditions. It offers a new, best-in-class driver camera sub-system for military vehicle system integrators tasked with delivering to the most demanding specifications within tight timescales and budgets.[Continue reading →]

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DSA832E Spectrum Analyzer by Rigol from Saelig Saelig Company Inc. announces a new entry in the Rigol DSA800 Spectrum Analyzer Series - DSA832E, a high performance, economical, and compact 9kHz to 3.2GHz Spectrum Analyzer. A tracking generator function is available with the “-TG” model. The digital IF circuitry guarantees reliability and performance that meets the most demanding RF applications. The rugged but very affordable DSA832E Spectrum Analyzer has a broad set of features and specs, including a large 8” WVGA color LCD and intuitive front panel controls. Available options include a preamplifier for very small signals, a VSWR measurement toolkit for configuring and evaluating antennas, as well as an advanced measurement kit that enables additional functions such as channel boundaries and signal-to-noise ratio measurements.

• 10Hz Minimum Resolution Bandwidth: with -148dBm Displayed Average Noise Level (DANL) for low-level signal measurements.[Continue reading →]

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Grosshansdorf, Germany, 29 July 2016. Spectrum Instrumentation's release of a new line of arbitrary waveform generators (AWGs) based on the LXI instrumentation standard opens new doors for engineers and scientists who need to generate electronic signals in automated test and remote applications. The new generatorNETBOX series features seven new models to give users a wide choice of performance levels.

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Devart has released the new version of Skyvia, an online service for cloud data integration, backup, and management. The update delivers a lot of new features for Import - a member of Data Integration toolkit for cloud and relational data. The new Import features include UPSERT support for all data sources, greatly improved Lookup functionality, data filtering support, importing data from several related source objects to one target object, etc.[Continue reading →]

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Spectrum\'s Embedded Server The acquisition and analysis of electronic signals in remote locations has become easy thanks to the release of a new option for Spectrum's Ethernet-based digitizer products. The Embedded Server option, DN2.xxx-Emb, can be ordered with any of the company's digitizerNETBOX series of LXI instruments. It effectively turns them into PC-based data acquisition units that can operate independently or, when connected to a LAN, as parts of a larger system.

The digitizerNETBOX family, with more than 30 different models, offers the widest choice of LXI-based data acquisition capabilities. Units are available with sampling rates from 200 KS/s up to 5 GS/s, resolutions of 8, 14 and 16 bit, bandwidths up to 1.5 GHz and from 2 to 16 fully synchronous channels. The units are normally controlled via Ethernet, however, installing the Embedded Server option allows fully independent operation. The Embedded Server option combines a powerful CPU, a freely accessible SSD, more memory and a remote software development access method using standard Linux remote shell (ssh). This enables an open platform where the user can run their own software while, at the same time, being still be connected via LAN for remote access. For example, with the option installed, the user could run a program to acquire and analyze electronic signals in a fully automated process. Then, whenever required, the user can choose to transfer just the information (waveform data or calculated results) that are needed in a client-server based software process.[Continue reading →]

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Microstar Laboratories announced the Wave Synchronization Module software, now available with DAPtools Standard software. This module provides a real-time software-oriented approach to the problem of aligning data streams to the local power system frequency, obtaining greatly improved load harmonic measurements by avoiding data corruptions that are otherwise caused by sampling rate misalignment or power frequency drift. This software runs on xDAP data acquisition systems and is hosted by the DAPL 3000 embedded operating system, included with the DAPtools Software.[Continue reading →]

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This paper outlines an Internet of Things (IoT) solution very similar to one implemented in an Intel manufacturing facility to show how data analytics applied to factory equipment and sensors can bring operational efficiencies and cost savings to manufacturing processes. The Intel pilot is forecasted to save millions of dollars annually along with additional return on investment business value. Likewise, this paper presents a solution that can help manufacturers benefit from the revolutionary advances in computer processing power, database technology, and tools for big data.

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Precision RF Measurement Kits Saelig Company Inc. has introduced the RFP Smart Fieldmeter® Kits which contain all that is needed for making calibrated RF field strength measurements from 0.2MHz to 18GHz, including a calibrated field strength meter, a calibrated Omnifield Antenna®, and a 6” table tripod. Designed for budget-conscious RF engineers, the RFP Smart Fieldmeters combine the major features of professional quality test equipment with the convenience and simplicity of a multimeter. They can be used for the evaluation and measurements of electromagnetic fields from AM/FM/TV and GSM cellular stations, transmitters and CB radios, cellphones, microwave ovens, RFID antennas, industrial, scientific and medical equipment, etc. or in GTEM cells for the EMC testing of consumer, industrial, automotive and military products.

Multimode (Average, Peak and Pulse) operation allows monitoring of steady state as well as modulated fields. The kits’ portable lightweight design, long lasting battery, and detachable calibrated isotropic probe provide convenient field operation. Remote output monitoring can be used for data analysis, storage, and fast response closed-loop control. The tabletop tripod can be used for positioning the antenna probe and facilitates EM field measurements in a laboratory setting.[Continue reading →]

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ORLANDO, Florida, February 23, 2016 – Micross Components (“Micross”), a global provider of

specialty electronic components with a 35-year history in providing authentic, high-reliability[Continue reading →]

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The Spectrum M4i.77xx series of Digital Data Acquisition cards represent a major performance breakthrough for test engineers who require high-speed digital data logging with multi-channel logic analysis over extended time periods.[Continue reading →]

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IAR Embedded Workbench maximizes code performance for the new flexible one-chip ARM Cortex-M0 product series with new capabilities for home appliance applications, digital audio solutions, and more[Continue reading →]

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The Skyworks/Sequans platform, which is scalable to operator requirements worldwide, simplifies the design process, shortens OEM development time and significantly accelerates the launch of next generation LTE-based devices targeting low data rate, low power applications.[Continue reading →]

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Nuremberg, Germany — Embedded World — February 23, 2016 — GrammaTech, a leading provider of software assurance, hardening, and cyber-security solutions, today announced expansion of CodeSonar’s static analysis engine to include binary analysis for ARM, the dominant processor of the Internet of Things (IoT). CodeSonar is the only commercially-available static analysis tool on the market to provide binary analysis, allowing engineering teams to analyze application software, middleware, and firmware.

Analyzing machine code has become extremely important in the expanding world of IoT, where deployed devices are subjected to countless cyber-attacks. Furthermore, according to VDC’s most recent report, in-house developed code now only accounts for 54% of a device’s software makeup. The remaining comes from commercial and open-source third parties riddled with risk, including software of uncertain provenance.[Continue reading →]

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Multifaceted IoT Sensor Platform Mobile World Congress (MWC) – Barcelona, Spain – Feb. 22, 2016 – ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON), driving energy efficiency innovations, teamed with RFMicron, and developed a game-changing ‘plug-and-play’ development tool to speed the deployment of wireless passive sensor solutions onto any Internet of Things (IoT) cloud platform. The IoT Platform Development Kit brings together a series of performance-optimized computing and connectivity modules to facilitate quick and effective deployment of battery-free wireless sensing technology and IoT hardware in locations where power and space constraints are of particular concern. This streamlined and flexible solution takes the approach of moving much of the system’s intelligence away from where the sensors are situated, and placing it on the cloud.

Each IoT Platform Development Kit incorporates ON Semiconductor’s battery-free wireless sensor tags, which use RFMicron’s Magnus® S2 Sensor IC, and can perform temperature, moisture, pressure, or proximity sensing functions. The platform also features a UHF RFID reader module with 32 decibels-milliwatt (dBm) power rating and an 860 megahertz (MHz) to 960 MHz frequency range. Localized data processing is performed by the ARM® Cortex-A8 based AM335x system-on-chip (SoC). The platform has the capacity to transfer captured data either wirelessly (via WLAN, Zigbee, Z-Wave, UHF Gen 2, etc.) or using wireline infrastructure (via KNX, CAN, SPI, Ethernet. etc.). This development kit complements ON Semiconductor’s existing wireless sensor evaluation kit, SPS1M-EVK, which provides a set of tools test our sensor capabilities.[Continue reading →]

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Industrial systems designers now have a robust IO-Link(r) dual-channel transceiver that dissipates the lowest heat in the smallest package with the MAX14827 from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM).[Continue reading →]

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New Levels of Interaction Enable Highly Intuitive Connections between Cause and Effect in Development and Troubleshooting Highlights: * Streamlined multi-touch interface enables optimization of measurement parameters in two touches or less * First integrated 1 GHz analysis bandwidth simplifies test setup for analysis of wideband systems in radar and 5G research * Widest real-time streaming up to 255 MHz bandwidth enhances analysis of intermittent and highly elusive signals * Industry-best phase noise performance in all models addresses emerging needs in radar, LTE, and more[Continue reading →]

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Curtiss-Wright Congratulates Northrop Grumman on Successful First Flight of the NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance Aircraft ASHBURN, Va. - December 19, 2015 – Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division applauds Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and members of NATO’s Alliance Ground Surveillance Management Agency (NAGSMA) on the recent successful first flight of NATO’s Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) unmanned aircraft system (UAS). Operating out of a manufacturing facility in Palmdale, Calif., a Northrop Grumman flight test team conducted the successful flight on December 19, 2015.

Curtiss-Wright is a valued partner on the AGS program, providing two critical onboard flight subsystems. Curtiss-Wright supplies the Integrated Mission Management Computer (IMMC) that controls the aircraft’s flight, and the Advanced Mission Management System (AMMS) that communicates with onboard sensors and relays information to the ground station. [Continue reading →]

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SDR (Software-Defined Radio) has revolutionized electronic systems for a variety of applications including communications, data acquisition and signal processing. This handbook shows how DDCs (Digital Downconverters) and DUCs (Digital Upconverters), the fundamental building blocks of SDR, can replace legacy analog receiver and transmitter designs while offering significant benefits in performance, density and cost.[Continue reading →]

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*Sixteen 250 MHz 16-bit analog input channels *Up to 61 TB of hot swappable SSD storage capacity *Real-time sustained recording rates up to 8 GB/sec *Most cost, size and space efficient recorder in its class[Continue reading →]

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An architecture of Ethernet-based distribution systems, where terminal devices (mainly video surveillance cameras) use the same cable for power supply, has gained popularity. Such a solution was called the Power-over-Ethernet (or PoE). Fastwel offers its customers two new devices that use the above technology. These are: Network Embedded Module NIM354 and Rugged Gigabit Ethernet Network Switch NM350.[Continue reading →]

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Libelium Waspmote devices connect to IBM Bluemix Cloud via Libelium\\\'s Meshlium gateway SAN MATEO, Calif., and ZARAGOZA, Spain — Libelium has integrated the IBM Bluemix Cloud platform with Waspmote wireless sensors, to enable developers to rapidly build, run, and manage applications based on data streams from Waspmote connected sensor devices, and reduce time-to-market for Smart Cities and IoT applications.

Now including Bluemix, Libelium’s Cloud connector framework is accessible through the Meshlium wireless gateway for easy configuration of Cloud systems without any further programming. Existing Meshlium customers can access the IBM Bluemix Cloud option by simply upgrading their Meshlium software. [Continue reading →]

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RFEL\'s Correlator AX Newport, Isle of Wight, UK - RFEL has announced its new multi-channel, multi-rate correlator IP (Intellectual Property). The high performance Correlator AX™ core offers high sensitivity Unique Pattern (UP) detection from multiple, interleaved data streams with differing sample rates. The Correlator AX provides the ability to simultaneously analyse thousands of input channels obtained from different carriers in real time using advanced parallel processing. It can search for up to two Unique Patterns (UPs) on each channel and provides reliable identification with a low False Alarm Rate. The Correlator AX uses both cross-correlation and auto-correlation techniques to provide maximum performance.

Correlator AX IP will be launched at the 52nd AOC Conference in Washington DC, USA on booth 347 on 1-3 December 2015. https://crows.org/conventions/2015.html[Continue reading →]

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SAN JOSE, Calif. – Cavium, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of products that enable secure and intelligent processing for enterprise, data center, wired and wireless networking, today announced the LiquidSecurity™ Hardware Security Module (HSM) Family, a complete Hardware Based Transaction Security Solution. The LiquidSecurity™ HSM family provides a FIPS 140-2 level 2 and 3 partitioned, centralized and elastic key management solution with the highest transaction/sec performance. It addresses the high performance security requirements for private key management and administration while also addressing elastic performance per virtual / network domain for the virtualized cloud environment. This product family is available as a PCI Express adapter with complete software and also as a HSM appliance for evaluation or deployment. It offers a no compromise, fully secure and cost efficient solution that addresses the stringent security requirements of SaaS applications, Ecommerce payment systems and Enterprise, Banking and Government security applications especially as they migrate to the Public or Private cloud. Major applications for this product family include Key Management as-a-Service, Database as-a-Service, Crypto as-a-service, Secure DNS, SaaS Applications, Virtual Private Clouds in the Public Cloud and Payment systems.

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Austin, Texas, November 16, 2015 - GIGABYTE Technology, a leading creator of high performance server hardware, announced today availability of their extensive Cavium, Inc., (NASDAQ: CAVM) ThunderX-based server portfolio. All platforms are now available for order, and shipments to numerous end customers and OEMs have already begun.

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- PubNub, the world’s leading Data Stream Network for mobile applications, today announced the release of BLOCKS, a set of customizable microservices that give developers a simple way to add code and deploy features for realtime apps.PubNub BLOCKS executes business logic directly on the data streaming through Pubnub’s network without splitting it off to an intermediary server controlled by the customer. This revolutionary approach streamlines app development, reduces endpoint-to-endpoint latency, and allows apps to better leverage the enormous scalability of PubNub’s Data Stream Network.

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The annual NMI (National Microelectronics Network) AESIN (Automotive Electronic Systems Innovation Network) conference in the UK attracted a wide range of participants from hardware and software developers, manufacturers and Government organisations.[Continue reading →]

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New Handheld DMMs Help Engineers Confidently Perform Tests, Troubleshoot Over Longer Period of Time Highlights: - Test and log data over a longer period of time with extended battery life - Protect against dust and immersion of water with IP 67 certification - Perform data logging and analysis with the Handheld Meter Logger software[Continue reading →]

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European Utility Week - VIENNA, Austria – ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON), driving energy efficient innovations, has expanded its wireless portfolio to include high performance, low power consumption, sub 1 gigahertz (GHz) RF devices through the acquisition of AXSEM AG. The devices enable wireless connectivity and support advanced functionality in the IoT, automatic meter reading, home automation, sensor networks and satellite communication markets.

The AX5043 narrow-band, ultra-low power RF transceiver delivers class-leading performance with a unique combination of ultra-low power consumption for transmit and receive operations along with high sensitivity and high selectivity. Its programmable radio architecture enables configuration to many wireless communication standards and protocols. Customers may also implement proprietary protocols. [Continue reading →]

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NEW LIGHTWEIGHT, COMPACT AXON DAU PROVIDES FTI ENGINEERS WITH UNPRECEDENTED FLEXIBILITY, SCALABILITY AND RELIABILITY ITC/USA, LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Booth #209) – Curtiss-Wright Corporation today announced that its Defense Solutions division has introduced its next-generation compact Axon Data Acquisition Unit (DAU) for Flight Test applications. Axon combines unprecedented flexibility and scalability with outstanding reliability for demanding flight test applications. The innovative modular Axon DAU builds on Curtiss-Wright’s heritage as a leading supplier of rugged reliable data acquisition. Optimized for size, weight and power (SWaP), Axon works seamlessly with Curtiss-Wright’s widely used Acra KAM-500 DAU chassis, while reducing volume by 55% and weight by 70%. Axon is ideal for use in aircraft Flight Test Instrumentation, Airborne Telemetry, Flight Data Monitoring and Space Data Handling applications.

Designed to deliver maximum reliability, Axon’s hardware-based acquisition engines eliminate data loss, support deterministic operation, and ensure immediate recovery in the case of power brownout. Axon’s high-speed serial backplane (1 Gbps dedicated link per module) enables off-the-shelf data acquisition modules to be placed in ultra-miniature Axonite housings and located remotely, separated from the chassis by up to 20 meters. Locating data acquisition closer to the sensors can significantly decrease the installation time and cost of the instrumentation while simultaneously reducing wiring weight. Using Axonite housings (< 8 cubic inches in volume), flight test engineers can place their data acquisition hardware in any location on the flight test article. Further flexibility is provided by Axon’s dual Gigabit Ethernet outputs, which simplify the addition of Ethernet nodes or allow multiple DAU chassis to be daisy chained. An on-board processor speeds configuration, pre-flight checks, and in-service firmware upgrading. [Continue reading →]

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Tigard, OR – Sensoray announces that its Model 2444 HD-SDI Video Switch is ideal for video editing and broadcast applications, as it can easily be used to select alternate video sources on the fly. The Model 2444’s versatile switching fabric can also be used as a video splitter, routing one input to two or more outputs.

The Model 2444 is a rugged and compact, 4x4 matrix (crosspoint) switcher that can simultaneously connect each of its four outputs to any of its four inputs. The unit can be controlled manually through its intuitive front panel console, or with a computer through its Ethernet or serial communications interfaces. A built-in web server allows the unit to be controlled from any web browser, and its integral telnet server enables it to be easily controlled by a remote, automated client over a network.[Continue reading →]

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This handbook shows how DDCs (Digital Downconverters) and DUCs (Digital Upconverters), the fundamental building blocks of SDR, can replace legacy analog receiver and transmitter designs while offering significant benefits in performance, density and cost.[Continue reading →]

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Despite the rise in popularity of wireless networks, wired serial networks like RS-485 continue to provide the most robust, reliable communication, especially in harsh environments. These well-engineered networks provide effective communication in industrial and building automation applications, which require immunity from noise, electrostatic discharge and voltage faults, all resulting in increased uptime. This tutorial reviews the RS-485 protocol and discusses why it is widely used in industrial applications and the common problems it solves. [Continue reading →]

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Real-world testing of the embedded control systems found in vehicles can be complex, expensive, and hazardous. HIL simulation lets engineers thoroughly and efficiently test embedded devices in a virtual environment.[Continue reading →]

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With the RTO-K17/RTE-K17 High Definition Option the user will see more signal details with up to 16 bit vertical resolution. In combination with the superior analog front end of the RTO and RTE, the user has a versatile instrument in his hands to analyze a wide range of applications. From Switch Mode Power Supplies to Radar RF, the user can inspect all with one scope.[Continue reading →]

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The integration of standard system simulation description languages, model-order reduction methods, and embedded software development tools into ANSYS(r) Simplorer(r) has resulted in a complete model-based development environment in which embedded software and hardware engineers can design and verify a system concurrently and in a collaborative process.[Continue reading →]

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Latest 3GPP VoLTE codec offers superb voice clarity and audio quality, requiring substantially higher DSP performance; Implementation for the CEVA-TeakLite family of DSPs offers best power and performance solution for smartphones and other mobile computing devices[Continue reading →]

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Munich/Langen – Spansion Inc. (NYSE: CODE), a global leader in embedded system solutions, today expanded its presence in industrial, consumer and home appliances with two new ARM® Cortex®-M4-based microcontroller offerings: the Spansion® FM4 S6E2DH series with an integrated graphics display controller and the S6E2CCxxF/MB9BF568F series with self-contained voice command control.

“These new product families deliver tremendous value and flexibility, enabling customers to design intuitive next generation human machine interface (HMI) systems,” said Dhiraj Handa, senior vice president and general manager of Spansion’s multi-market microcontroller business. “As the Internet of Things (IoT) appliances become more pervasive, Spansion’s rich history of delivering MCUs, flash and energy harvesting advancements further solidifies the company as a leader in this market.” [Continue reading →]

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Developing in-vehicle embedded applications is a safety, security, and quality challenge. Given that cars and trucks are increasingly connected to each other and to the devices around them, it's becoming harder and harder to ensure that software is functional and free from risk. Development teams, especially the managers who are ultimately responsible, face incredible challenges when building such applications, and are learning that team members need to do more than just catch code defects during verification and validation testing. The new imperative: Identify and address security and compliance concerns earlier in the lifecycle, all while delivering innovative and differentiating features.

Security compliance, safety compliance, and defect reduction are huge goals, not only for meeting a product's technical requirements, costs, and deadlines, but also for keeping people safe. This has never been truer than with today's increasingly software-based cars and trucks, and with the increased threat profile due to radio-based interconnectivity and sophisticated in-vehicle apps. Lean how these embedded development solutions can help improve code quality, safety, and compliance throughout the development lifecycle, from architecture to coding, and testing to deployment. [Continue reading →]

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. Linley Mobile Conference -- CEVA, Inc. (NASDAQ: CEVA), the leading licensor of silicon intellectual property (SIP) platform solutions and DSP cores today announced that the CEVA-TeakLite-4 DSP is now handling the processing load of Bluetooth, in addition to audio, voice and sensing technologies, thereby dramatically lowering the cost, complexity and power consumption of chip designs targeting smartphones, the Internet of Things (IoT), wearables and wireless audio devices. Leveraging new instructions and interfaces added to the recently introduced multifunctional CEVA-TeakLite-4 v2 architecture, the DSP now runs CEVA-Bluetooth connectivity (Classic or Low Energy) in addition to a broad range of audio and voice software packages, 'always-on' user interface (UI) functions such as voice triggering and face activation, and a full suite of sensor-fusion capabilities, all on a single core. CEVA is presenting this multifunctional DSP today at the Linley Mobile Conference, in Santa Clara, California.

The Internet of Things comprises a multitude of devices, technologies and form factors, with many use cases and requirements. The CEVA-TeakLite-4 specifically targets user-centric IoT devices, where natural user interface, audio playback and voice communication represent key attributes of the device. This can include for example, voice activation, face triggering and other 'always-on' functionality in a smartphone, smart watch, smart home controller or wireless speakers. The ultra-low power nature of the CEVA-TeakLite-4 DSP ensures that these 'always-on' features consume minimal battery life. All of this functionality can run concurrently on the DSP without the need for a host CPU, reducing the die size and lowering power consumption of the overall device. Illustrating this, a real-life use case implementing Bluetooth Low Energy, always-on UI and sensor fusion on the CEVA-TeakLite-4 DSP requires less than 150K gates and consumes less than 150uW when implemented in a 28nm process.[Continue reading →]

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HALO products provide next generation, low power, real-time, video processing at the source for image-based surveillance in defence and security and industrial applications. Furthermore, HALO-based products are not restricted by American ITAR export regulations as they are designed and manufactured in the UK. This means that they can be used anywhere in the world.[Continue reading →]

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Eindhoven, the Netherlands, September 5th – NXP Software, a world leader in mobile multimedia software, today announced that ZTE, a leading global provider of telecommunications equipment, will incorporate LifeVibes VoiceExperience software on their Qualcomm-based phones. This agreement leverages the participation of ZTE and NXP Software in Qualcomm’s Hexagon Access Program.

LifeVibes VoiceExperience is building on NXP Software’s acoustical expertise. It enhances the end-user experience with excellent noise suppression and echo cancellation, delivers HD Voice quality of speech, and ensures intelligibility in noisy environments.[Continue reading →]

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The Symmetricom(r) SA.45s Chip Scale Atomic Clock (CSAC) is designed for field applications where atomic clocks typically have not been deployed before. It is smaller, lighter and uses less power than any previous atomic clock and is engineered to withstand higher levels of shock and vibration. This paper summarizes a series of mechanical shock and vibration tests to confirm the CSAC's hardware environmental performance. [Continue reading →]

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Cicoil's Flexx-Sil(tm) Flat Cables provide reliability and cold temperature (-65°C) flexibility in Cryogenic equipment applications. In addition, these Class 1 Clean Room Rated cables are 100% contaminant free, exceed the outgassing requirements of ASTM E-595 and are well suited for use in vacuum environments.[Continue reading →]

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The need for higher power density in today's electronic systems combined with higher overall efficiency has driven many changes in the Non-isolated Point-of-Load Regulator (niPOL). In an effort to improve overall system efficiency, designers are opting to avoid multiple conversion stages to get to the regulated point-of-load voltage they need. This means that the niPOL is operated at higher input voltages with higher conversion ratios than ever before. Despite this fact, the niPOL is expected to maintain the highest efficiency and still continue to shrink the total size of the power solution. There is also the added expectation that with all other performance increases that power demand from the niPOL also further increases.[Continue reading →]

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This application note along with its corresponding white paper 1MA207 show how to use the Rohde and Schwarz radar product portfolio to tackle test and measurement tasks in modern radar technology. Target groups are students who want to become familiar with radar issues as well as radar professionals who want to solve certain test and measurement tasks.[Continue reading →]

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CML Microcircuits (www.cmlmicro.com), a leader in the design, development and supply of low-power analogue, digital and mixed-signal telecommunication semiconductors, has expanded its DuraTALK digital voice processor range with the release of a new professional radio low bit-rate 2.4Kbps vocoder.[Continue reading →]

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Cicoil's exclusive shock absorbing silicone encapsulation needs no external conduit for protection, retains flexibility and will not deform, wear or crack due to long term exposure to intense cold environments. In addition, the ultra-durable silicone is "self-healing" from small punctures and cable jacket damage can easily be repaired in the field.[Continue reading →]

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Plymouth Meeting, PA, July 31, 2012 – With new models of Android-based mobile handsets and tablets being introduced seemingly on a daily basis, the task of developing reliable, universal, model-independent Voice over IP (VoIP) applications (apps) lies somewhere between daunting and nearly impossible. Adaptive Digital Technologies’ (Adaptive Digital) VoIP Engine, equipped with a self-training acoustic canceller, is about to change that.

Developers of Android applications must consider the many models of devices both currently on the market as well as future product releases when designing their application in order for the app to work well on as many models as possible. In the case when VoIP functionality is part of the application, where voice quality and acoustic echo cancellation (AEC) is of paramount importance, developing an app that works across multiple devices is much trickier. Manually fine tuning the app to each individual model is an unending exercise in futility, leaving you the developer with the task of predicting which devices will bring in the most revenue. [Continue reading →]

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Toronto, Canada -- (July 18, 2012) – Independent Community Pharmacies, which combined fill some 1.5 billion prescriptions per year, have found a new way to implement an environment that places them on par with large chain operations, meets customer expectations, and doesn’t break the bank. Over 150 of these independent retailers have deployed TalkRx, an innovative solution from South Carolina-based VOW, Inc., which not only delivers a highly flexible Integrated Voice Response (IVR) platform, but also integrates with other pharmacy systems to help streamline processes and improve efficiency.

“Our customers are not IT or telecom specialists. They need a cost-competitive solution that works right out of the box and provides the level of convenience and quality that most consumers have come to expect from a retail pharmacy,” noted VOW’s president and chief executive officer, Chip Simmons. “The Sangoma telephony boards integrated into TalkRx not only provide connection to the public telephone network, they also deliver an unmatched level of reliability that helps ensure system stability, as well as delivering extremely clear voice quality to the users.”[Continue reading →]

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Toronto, Canada -- Sangoma Technologies Corporation (TSX VENTURE:STC), a leading provider of hardware and software components that enable or enhance IP Communications Systems for both voice and data, announced that it has commenced commercial shipments of its A116 16-Span Digital Telephony Interface Board. The A116 provides unmatched density of full duplex digital telephony spans in a single board delivering the highest density available in the industry.

“We have seen tremendous interest from markets around the world, and have booked orders for our entire first production run in the two short weeks since announcing the A116,”said Doug Vilim, vice president of worldwide sales for Sangoma. “Sangoma initially led the market with its 8-Span full-duplex board three years ago, and we are taking capacity to the next level with a 16-Span product while others are just now catching up to the 8-Span benchmark.”[Continue reading →]

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Even under extensive tight bending and high speed flexing, Cicoil's exclusive crystal-clear silicone encapsulation will not wear, tear or deform during a lifetime of more than 10 million cycles.[Continue reading →]

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MIC-5603 Advantech (TWSE: 2395.TW), a global manufacturer of network computing blades and multicore processor platforms, today announced two major product enhancements based on the 3rd generation Intel® Core™ i7 processors. Upgrades to the company’s field-proven MIC-5603 AdvancedMC™ and MIC-3395 6U CompactPCI® single board computer give OEMs additional competitive advantage through the performance improvements, power efficiency and scalability of the 3rd generation Intel® Core™ processor family.

Both blades target applications where media or vector processing, network offload performance, and computation intensive tasks are required. For example, the evolution of the Intel® Core™ i7 processor’s integrated graphics processor translates to a significant increase in transcoding performance over the second generation, making systems based on MIC-5603’s and the Intel® Media SDK 2012 ideal for high-definition 1080p video transcoding, acceleration and broadcasting. [Continue reading →]

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Toronto, Canada -- Sangoma Technologies Corporation (TSX VENTURE:STC), a leading provider of hardware and software components that enable or enhance IP Communications Systems for both voice and data, announced the release of its A116 16-Span Digital Telephony Interface Board. Designed for simple integration with open source projects, including Asterisk and FreeSWITCH, as well as other open source and proprietary PBX, Switch, IVR and VoIP Gateway applications, the A116 provides unmatched density of full duplex span interfaces in a single PCI Express compliant board.

“The continuous increase in processor speed and capacity in server CPUs are challenging solution developers to compress more interfaces and capabilities into a single server to take advantage of the processor power and maximize system efficiency,” said Julien Nephtali, Sangoma product manager. “The Sangoma A116 is the only solution in the market that supports 16 spans in a single board that occupies just one slot in the server. Doubling the capacity of a single board really opens up new avenues for innovation and design flexibility.”[Continue reading →]

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As markets gain momentum, the biggest challenge for many original equipment manufacturer (OEM) design teams is meeting tight product development timelines with smaller internal teams. This paper looks at ways to leverage readily available industry resources to reduce design, prototyping and debug time.

This paper highlights 10 areas on which to focus for trouble-free prototyping and cites useful blogs and additional white papers.[Continue reading →]

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Toronto, Canada -- Sangoma Technologies Corporation (TSX VENTURE:STC), a leading provider of hardware and software components that enable or enhance IP Communications Systems for both voice and data, announced that commercial shipments of its highly-anticipated Vega 400 SBC standalone Session Border Controller (SBC) appliance commenced today. The solution is designed to provide seamless connectivity between Voice over IP (VoIP) networks and SIP Trunking connections, while delivering security and policy enforcement to ensure call quality and reliability.

“The Vega 400 SBC squarely addresses the need for SIP Trunking and IP network interconnectivity that is becoming increasingly critical to the fundamental security and operation of business communications networks,” said Simon Horton, director of product management for Sangoma. “It is designed to be a cost-effective, reliable solution for customers that must contend with the policy and security issues that routinely come up when integrating disparate IP infrastructures. The appliance supports from 12 to 60 simultaneous SIP sessions, making the Vega 400 SBC an excellent fit for any deployment.”[Continue reading →]

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Toronto, Canada -- Sangoma Technologies Corporation (TSX VENTURE:STC), a leading provider of hardware and software components that enable or enhance IP Communications Systems for both voice and data, announced the release of its B500 Basic Rate Interface (BRI) Telephony Interface Board. Designed for simple integration with open source projects, including Asterisk and FreeSWITCH, as well as other open source and proprietary PBX, Switch, IVR and VoIP Gateway applications, the B500 provides solution provides developers with an efficient and cost-effective connectivity solution.

“Many small- and medium-businesses worldwide use ISDN BRI for PSTN connectivity. For developers looking to create innovative products for this significant market, ease of integration, flexibility, and reliability of interface boards are critical to success,” said Julien Nephtali, Sangoma product manager. “Sangoma’s B500 BRI Telephony Interface board is software-configurable, providing developers with a broad palette of connectivity choices that make it easy to create powerful and compelling telecom products and services.”[Continue reading →]

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Toronto, Canada -- Sangoma Technologies Corporation (TSX VENTURE:STC), a leading provider of hardware and software components that enable or enhance IP Communications Systems for both voice and data, today announced the release of its Vega 400 SBC stand-alone Session Border Controller (SBC) appliance,. The solution is designed to provide seamless connectivity between Voice over IP (VoIP) networks and SIP Trunking connections, while delivering security and policy enforcement to ensure call quality and reliability.

“Businesses of every size rely on VoIP communications, and there is a growing demand among customers for cost-effective solutions that address the potential exposure of network vulnerabilities at inter-network junctures, such as connections to SIP trunking services,” said Simon Horton, director of product management for Sangoma. “The field-proven reliability and ease-of-use inherent in the Vega Series extends to this new SBC device. It not only seamlessly and securely connects the business to the SIP trunking network, but also uses Vega’s popular “quick-config” feature, which greatly simplifies the entire installation process.”[Continue reading →]

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The data busses in aircraft and spacecraft require very high quality in transmission and reception since proper communication of commands and data are crucial to operation. The ARINC 429 standard used predominately in commercial aircraft and the MIL-STD-1553 bus used in military avionics and space vehicles (military and commercial) have some common characteristics as well as important differences. This paper will give useful examples of how to view, test and troubleshoot these busses using digital oscilloscopes.[Continue reading →]

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Low speed serial bus validation requires more than simple voltage verses time measurements. LeCroy oscilloscopes have the ability to use a wide range of triggering, analysis and decode capabilities to bring increased confidence to the validation process. This article will cover methods to capture, view, decode and debug a variety of low speed serial data protocols including RS232, generic UARTs, I2C, CAN, Flexray, LIN, ARINC 429, MIL-STD-1553, MIPI DPHY, DigRF 3G, DigRF v4 and Audio applications (I2S, LJ, RJ and TDM).[Continue reading →]

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This white paper describes several aspects of power related to the Xilinx(r) 28 nm 7 series FPGAs, including the TSMC 28 nm high-k metal gate (HKMG), high performance, low power (28 nm HPL or 28 HPL) process choice. The power benefits afforded by the 28 HPL process and its usefulness across Xilinx's full product offerings is described as well as the architectural innovations and features for power reduction across the dimensions of static power, dynamic power, and I/O power.[Continue reading →]

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Industry dynamics are driving seemingly insatiable demand for higher bandwidth and higher system-level performance while facing more stringent mandatory requirements to reduce power consumption. At the same time, competitive pressures are forcing customers to increase productivity without sacrificing innovation and differentiation. To meet these demands, Xilinx(r) 7 series FPGAs leverage the unprecedented power, performance, and capacity enabled by TSMC's 28 nm high-k metal gate (HKMG), high performance, low power (HPL) process technology and the unparalleled scalability afforded by the FPGA industry's first unified silicon architecture to provide a comprehensive platform base for next-generation systems.[Continue reading →]

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Cicoil's proprietary silicone cable is naturally more flexible than round PVC or stiffer flat PTFE cables, which allows for a tighter bend radius, weight/space savings, greater current carrying capacity, noise reduction and longer flex life.[Continue reading →]

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GAO Research Inc. (www.GAOResearch.com) is a world-renowned provider of high quality, reliable telecommunications software including embedded modem software, fax modem software, speech codes, and telephony software for a wide range of DSPs and microprocessors.[Continue reading →]

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Kintex(TM)-7 FPGA System Integration for Display. Xilinx is the worldwide leader of programmable logic solutions. SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 5, 2012 -- Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) today introduced new 28nm Kintex™-7 Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)-based targeted reference designs and a new development baseboard for accelerating the development of next-generation, 3D and 4K2K display technologies aimed at giving consumers a rich, immersive experience. At next week's 2012 International CES, the world's largest consumer electronics tradeshow, attendees can visit Xilinx in suite #MP25556 in the Las Vegas Convention Center to see a demonstration of these development resources that consists of 4K2K Mosaic and HDTV-to-4K2K up-converter targeted reference designs and the new ACDC (Acquisition, Contribution, Distribution and Consumption) 1.0 Baseboard using Kintex-7 FPGAs, all jointly developed with Premier Xilinx Alliance Program member Tokyo Electron Device Ltd. (TED).

"As one of the providers of IP, development kits, and design services to Xilinx customers, Tokyo Electron Device is pleased to collaborate with Xilinx for next generation display technologies and strongly believes that our Kintex-7 FPGA baseboard under the 'inrevium' brand will contribute to improve the development process," said Yasuo Hatsumi, Vice President of Solution Business.[Continue reading →]

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Marvell's new revolutionary ARMADA-based "Foresight Platform" powers new Google TV, offers best of television and multimedia experience for the new generation of Smart TVs, set-top boxes, Blu-ray players, and beyond[Continue reading →]

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TeamSpirit 3.2.2 Adds Support for HD Multipoint Voice and Video Calling to Dozens of New Mobile Devices, Patent Free Video Codecs, Expanded SDKs for Easy Integration and Faster Time to Market, Increased Performance and Functionality for End Users, and More[Continue reading →]

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Toronto, Canada - GAO Research Inc. (www.GAOResearch.com) is offering its G.165 line echo cancellation (LEC) software used in long distance voice communication especially in links involving satellite networks and intercontinental long-haul circuits.

This G.165 line echo cancellation software features double-talk detection which avoids divergence during double talk. It cancels electrical line echoes caused by 2-to-4 wire conversion hybrids in telephone lines. The line echo canceller is also designed for integration with other software modules from GAO such as our DTMF Encoder/Decoder to enhance performance.[Continue reading →]

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Toronto, Canada - GAO Research Inc. (www.GAOResearch.com) is offering its multi-frequency (MF) R1/R2 software with highly optimized assembly or C implementation. It is fully compliant with the ITU-T Recommendations Q.320, Q.322, Q.323, and Q.441 for multi-frequency signal receiving equipment. This MF R1/R2 software[Continue reading →]

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MOSCOW, Russia – Nov. 17, 2011 – SPIRIT DSP, the world's top voice and video over IP engines provider, today announced availability of TeamSpirit® Voice&Video Engine Tablet for iOS and Android tablet devices. TeamSpirit Tablet turns any tablet computer into a high quality HD, multipoint videoconferencing endpoint. The software development kit (SDK) allows service providers, application developers and device manufacturers to quickly launch voice and video calling services for today's hundreds of millions of tablet computer users.

TeamSpirit Tablet is a complete communications client-side voice and video engine, specifically adopted for tablets with 7 to 12 inch screen sizes, touch screen user interfaces and all available types of Internet connection support. TeamSpirit Tablet is designed to deliver high quality, hands-free audio using SPIRIT's IP-MRTM (IP Multi Rate), wideband, scalable and error-resilient voice codec (IETF RFC 6262) and H.264 scalable HD video (up to 720p HD resolution) on the most popular iOS and Android-based tablet computers. [Continue reading →]

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1 November 2011, London – Premier Farnell plc (LSE:pfl), the multi-channel electronics distributor announces a global franchise distribution agreement with Fox Electronics, a leading specialist in the design and supply of frequency controllers.

Customers of Premier Farnell’s operating businesses of Farnell, Newark/element14 and element14 will now have global access to Fox Electronics’ full line of crystals, oscillators, TCXOs, VCXOs and Fox’s XpressO Crystal Oscillator, which has been classed as a breakthrough in configurable Frequency Control Solutions. XpressO utilises a family of proprietary ASICs, designed and developed with a key focus on noise reduction technologies. XpressOs XOs & VCXOs come in various packages and voltages and are configurable with custom frequencies from 0.75MHz to 1350 MHz with extremely low jitter. [Continue reading →]

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Military and aerospace system developers have one overarching mission: To bring their products to market in the most efficient manner possible. System developers can use COTS rugged systems to boost their technology, manufacturing readiness levels.[Continue reading →]

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Kineto Wireless, a key innovator and leading supplier of Smart Wi-Fi solutions for mobile operators, and Imagination Technologies, a leading multimedia and communications technologies company, announce that Kineto has licensed Imagination's HelloSoft Acoustic Echo Cancellation (AEC) and Noise Cancellation (NC) technologies.[Continue reading →]

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Wolfson Microelectronics plc announces that it has signed a binding agreement, subject to certain customary closing conditions, to acquire the entire issued share capital of Australian-based software solutions company, Dynamic Hearing PTY Ltd for a consideration of up to AUD 5.0m (USD 5.2m), payable in cash.[Continue reading →]

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Adaptive Digital Technologies releases the newest version of AnVoice software, a VoIP Engine for Android. AnVoice is a software package that provides all of the voice processing necessary to VoIP-enable an Android application. This newest version includes enhanced voice quality features such as G.722 (wideband audio) with packet loss concealment and dynamic jitter buffer. AnVoice works in a wide variety of Android-based handsets, such as DROID(tm) by Motorola, Nexus One(tm) (HTC), and Samsung Galaxy.[Continue reading →]

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NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.-- Conexant Systems, Inc., a leading supplier of innovative semiconductor solutions for imaging, audio, embedded modem, and video surveillance applications, today announced the CX20708, the world’s first super wideband (SWB) voice input processor system-on-chip (SoC). The new single chip solution is targeted to home telepresence and speech recognition applications and is ideally suited for next generation Smart TV and video game console applications.

The highly integrated chip features SWB voice processing algorithms that deliver a crisp, clear, full duplex, low latency audio experience. In addition, the CX20708 is a “Skype TV Certified” audio component, which ensures that the new chip meets Skype’s stringent performance and quality specifications including high speech-to-noise ratio, Mean Opinion Score (MOS) for natural voice, and long distance voice pick-up of up to five meters in distance.[Continue reading →]

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An increasing number of ASIC and FPGA designs are accelerating algorithms and applications directly in hardware (HW) circuits. These HW accelerator cores have become commonplace and are now a key part of product differentiation and the ability to meet market expectations in performance, cost and reliability.[Continue reading →]

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The design and development time for hardware, software and systems is painfully short. A comprehensive design and verification methodology is required to meet the tight development schedule while satisfying or exceeding performance criteria.[Continue reading →]

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Markets for high-speed A/D converters are significant in size and many are growing rapidly. Commercial users include wireless mobile communication systems, airline radar, air traffic control towers, ship communications, and wireless networks. Industrial uses include medical imaging systems and process control systems. Government is another significant user: military radar, global military radio networks, unmanned aerial vehicles, and intelligence gathering systems.[Continue reading →]

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David argues that an embedded open-architecture audio processor can hit the below 1 mW active power consumption mark.Typical audio transceivers now involve more sophisticated solutions, and demand for audio processors has never been higher. This stems partly from the popularity of convenient communication devices, such as mobile phones or even laptop computers using VoIP, and from the demand for clear communication free of echo and noise in all environments. Such communication quality is only possible thanks to the implementation of increasingly complex DSP algorithms that can improve audio performance under increasingly diverse and challenging conditions.

At the same time, design engineers have less freedom when it comes it to the amount of available system power and board space. As a result, the need to implement more complex digital audio processing solutions that consume less power and require less physical space is driving the development of audio processing techniques in general and embedded DSP-based solutions in particular. [Continue reading →]

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