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Future Technology Devices International Limited

7130 SW Fir Loop, Tigard, OR, 97223, USA

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Display & Presentation Equipment, Retail and Sales Equipment

Smart TFT Display Shield facilitates HMI development.

July 15, 2016

Using Arduino-compatible CleO, engineers can develop next-generation HMIs exhibiting elevated levels of functionality. Unit comprises HVGA resolution, 3.5 in. TFT display incorporating resistive touchscreen and supporting portrait and landscape implementations. FTDI Chip FT810 EVE graphic controller executes HMI operation, while 310DMIPs FT903 microcontroller addresses all additional processing... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Development, Programming Modules foster USB integration.

June 24, 2016

Used with proprietary development hardware and ICs, UMFTPD3A programmer module assists engineers as they carry out programming of OTP memory/eFUSE logic (FT260 and FT4222H) directly through FT_Prog programming package. External programming voltage covers 1.5–6.5 V. Also available, UMFT260EV1A development module relates to FT260Q, HID-class USB bridging IC, which has I²C and UART bus... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Low-Profile Breakout Boards facilitate USB 2.0 signal bridging.

November 23, 2015

Based on FT200XD device, UMFT200XD consists of USB-to-I²C module with 4 control bus lines. Also designed for USB-to-I²C conversion, UMFT201XB incorporates FT201XQ IC. Featuring FT220XQ, UMFT220XB enables conversion of USB to user-chosen, parallel bit interface, where data bus may be set to bit width of 1, 2, 4, or 8. Relying on FT230XQ USB-to-UART IC, UMFT230XB has 4 control... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Fasteners & Hardware, Test & Measuring Instruments

EVE Device Development Modules foster HMI implementation.

October 8, 2015

While VM810C50A-D features 5.0 in. TFT display with WVGA resolution and resistive touchscreen, VM810C50A-N features 40-pin FFC interface. Latter is used to connect 4.3/5.0 in. LCD and 4-wire resistive touchscreen interface. Both models act as SPI slaves connecting to specified system MCU through SPI interface and support  FT810 series Embedded Video Engine (EVE) ICs. Features include micro... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Evaluation Boards support SuperSpeed USB-to-FIFO bridge ICs.

September 16, 2015

Measuring 78.7 x 60 mm, UMFT600A and UMFT601A each have high speed mezzanine card interface with 16-bit and 32-bit wide FIFO buses respectively. UMFT600X and UMFT601X have dimensions of 70 x 60 mm and incorporate field-programmable mezzanine card connectors, again with 16-bit and 32-bit wide FIFO buses. Compatible with USB 3.0 SuperSpeed, USB 2.0 High Speed, and USB 2.0 Full Speed data transfer,... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

HMI Embedded Video Engines offer 800 x 600 pixel resolution.

March 3, 2015

With optimized algorithms for smooth video playback, FT81xQ Series provides up to 1 MB memory capacity and quad SPI interface that accelerates data transfer rates. Multiple palettes are supported, covering 16-bit and 32-bit colors with transparency. Screen rotation through 90° permits both landscape and portrait orientations. Offering resistive/capacitive touch functionality, Models... Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment

Development Modules support HMIs with capacitive touch.

December 23, 2014

Measuring 106.7 x 68.6 mm, Model VM801B offers choice of 5 or 4.3 in. display, plus integrated projected capacitive touchscreen and fitted, plastic bezel. Module also includes audio power amplifier, micro speaker unit, and real-time clock. With same features and size format, Model VM801P adds built-in ATMEGA328P Flash-based microcontroller, which operates at 16 MHz and enables module to act as... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

USB 3.0 Interface ICs come in low-pin count packages.

November 20, 2014

Respectively, FT600Q and FT601Q come in 56- and 76-pin QFN packages and feature 16- and 32-bit wide FIFO bus interface. Both chips, which function as SuperSpeed USB 3.0 to FIFO bridges, support up to 8 endpoints (other than management endpoints) linked to configurable buffers of 16 KB length for in and 16 KB for out. Providing data bursting rates up to 3.2 Gbps, USB 3.0 products support 2... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Daughter Cards enable comprehensive external interfacing.

November 4, 2014

Available in 6 models, Arduino-compatible VM800P PLUS Boards are based on FT800 EVE graphic controller devices, in which display, audio, and touch functionality are integrated onto single chip. Boards also incorporate 8-bit ATMEGA microcontroller and TFT display with 3.5, 4.3, and 5.0 in. sizes available. Using 1 or 2 Micro-MaTch miniature connectors to interface with VM800P, daughter cards allow... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Bridge Chip supports USB 2.0 to SPI/I2C interface.

October 3, 2014

Compliant with USB 2.0 high-speed standard, Model FT4222H serves as SPI Master/Slave interface controller and supports all 4 SPI modes. Device allows single, dual, and quad data width transfer, so that total data rates up to 27 Mbps are possible. Integrated configurable I2C Master/Slave interface controller conforms with I2C v2.1 and v3.0 specifications. Housed in 32-pin QFN package, chip... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Test & Measuring Instruments

Display System Development Solution is compatible with Arduino.

May 16, 2014

Able to be programmed via Arduino IDE, VM800P series provides engineers with everything necessary to implement effective HMIs: FTDI Chip FT800 EVE graphic controller IC, FT232R USB interface IC, ATMEGA328P 8-bit RISC-based MCU (16 MHz), touch-enabled display LCD panel (3.5, 4.3, and 5.0 in.), backlight LED driver, audio PA, and micro speaker. Micro-SD socket is complemented by 4 GB SD card, which... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Graphic Controller IC supports capacitive touch operation.

March 7, 2014

Expanding Embedded Video Engine offering, Model FT801 supports display, audio, and touch functionality, with capacitive touch element provided through I²C interface that is connected to capacitive touch controller. Targeted at displays with up to 512 x 512 pixels, IC employs object-oriented approach, with line-by-line rendering of graphics at 1/16th pixel resolution. Device facilitates... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Microcontroller Unit provides application oriented control.

March 7, 2014

In addition to four 8-bit DACs and ADCs, Model FT51 incorporates 8051-compatible processor core operating at 48 MHz with 48 MIPS processing capacity. Hardwired USB hub enables cascading of sub-systems to extend system connectivity, facilitating data collection and downloading of complex systems. Other interfaces/ports include USB 2.0 full-speed peripheral, I2C slave and master, as well as SPI... Read More

Transportation Industry Products

GPS Module location-enables computing platforms via USB.

September 25, 2013

Based on FT230XQ USB-to-UART bridge IC, FT-X-GPS allows any USB-attached computing platform to derive precision positioning data as to enable location-based services and applications. Module is powered by 5 V supply from USB A port and supports USB2.0 Full Speed operation. Built-in location sensing mechanism outputs data in NMEA0183 v.3.01 format, and thumb drive format enclosure... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Multi-Chip Solution performs for USB-to-RS232 interfacing.

July 18, 2013

USB-DUO bundles USB bridge controller ICs with RS232 transceiver IC, providing platform for creating USB-to-RS232 converter cabling systems supporting speeds up to 250 Kbps. While FT231XS provides USB-to-UART conversion operation, FT3243S transceiver provides digital-to-RS232 conversion – translating 3.3 V level UART signal from FT231XS to RS232 voltage levels. Product operates from... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

USB-to-UART Bridge Chip supports Android-based systems.

May 2, 2013

Running off 3.3 V supply, 12 Mbps FT312D Host Bridge IC provides integration of USB link into peripheral hardware from Android platform with USB device port. Chip's internal buffering mechanism consists of 5,512 Bytes on UART receiver side and 256 Bytes on UART transmitter side, enabling smooth data streaming between USB port and UART port of IC. Offered in 32-pin LQFP and QFN packages, FT312D... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Graphic Controller supports display, audio, and touch.

March 5, 2013

Targeted at intelligent QVGA and WQVGA TFT display panels, FT800 Embedded Video Engine features object oriented approach that renders images in line by line fashion with 1/16th pixel resolution. Unit supports 4-wire resistive touch sensing with built-in intelligent touch detection and embedded audio processor, allowing midi-like sounds combined with pulse code modulation for audio playback.... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

USB-to-RS232 Adapter leverages semiconductor technology.

April 3, 2012

As USB-to-RS232 level full-handshake UART cable with male DB9 connector, 10 cm long Chipi-X supports USB 2.0 Full Speed operation with data transfer rates from 300 bps to 250 kbps at RS232 voltage levels. Both 512 byte receive and 512 byte transmit buffers utilize buffer smoothing technology, enabling sustained data throughput. FTDI FT231XS USB-to-UART interface IC handles USB protocol, and... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Multifunction Application Board enhances Vinco platform.

March 23, 2012

Designed to connect directly to the Vinco development/prototyping board, multi-function application board (shield) incorporates VLSI VS1053b codec for decoding of various audio files, Ethernet connectivity, and RTC feature using NXP Semiconductors PCF32123 timing device. Supplied in 55.4 x 68.6 mm format, product requires 3.3 V supply, generated via onboard regulator, to power PCB. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

UART Cables bring serial connectivity to new and legacy designs.

November 2, 2011

With signal levels of +3.3 V and +5.0 V, respectively, C232HD-DDHSP-0 and C232HD-EDHSP-0 USB 2.0 Hi-Speed to Digital Level UART Cables each incorporate one Hi-Speed USB interface IC, mounted on circuit board contained within USB connector at end of cable. IC handles all USB signaling and protocols, and 1 KB receive and transmit buffers allow efficient transfer of data. Operating from -40 to... Read More

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