Computer Boards & Cards

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Matrox Indio I/O Card offer jumper-selectable signaling.

October 24, 2016

Enabling eight inputs and outputs, Matrox Indio I/O Card offers precise timing of output events, based on elapsed time or specific input events. Providing real-time synchronization and industrial networking using Ethernet/IP™, Modbus® and PROFINET protocols, units turn PCs into a vision controller. Featuring accessibility from standard 37-pin D-sub connector, device provides configurability for both sinking and sourcing. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Display & Presentation Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Interface Board supports industrial and commercial LCDs.

October 19, 2016

Designed for industrial applications, such as production automation displays, Model ALR-1400v2 provides ARGB (VGA) and DVI inputs with OSD or RS-232 serial selection control to drive LVDS panels up to 1440 x 900 resolution. LCD controller includes features for OEMs, such as auto EDID settings, availability of custom EDID settings, custom splash screen, and firmware updates over DVI. Measuring just 4.2 x 3.6 in., Model ALR-1400v2 comes with multi-panel support. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Mentor Graphics, Northwest Logic, and Krivi Semiconductor Announce Availability of Complete DDR4 SDRAM IP Design and Verification Solution

October 7, 2016

WILSONVILLE, Ore. - Mentor Graphics® Corporation (NASDAQ: MENT), Northwest Logic and Krivi Semiconductor today announced the availability of a complete DDR4 SDRAM IP design and verification solution that enables ASIC and FPGA design teams to quickly design and verify DDR4 memory subsystems in the Mentor Graphics IP Partnership Program.  Together, Mentor Graphics, Northwest Logic, and Krivi... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

High-Speed SDR SDRAMs extend battery life in mobile devices.

October 7, 2016

Offered in 8 x 9 mm 54-ball and 8 x 13 mm 90-ball FPBGA packages, Models AS4C32M16MS and AS4C16M32MS are internally configured as 4 banks x 8 Mbit x 16 and 4 banks x 4 Mbit x 32, respectively. Devices offer clock rates up to 166 MHz, power consumption of 1.8 V, and programmable read/write burst lengths of 1, 2, 4, or 8. Auto temperature-compensated self-fresh minimizes power consumption at low ambient temperatures, while partial-array self-refresh reduces power by only refreshing critical data. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Interface Module connects multimedia source unit to boat MFD.

October 6, 2016

With MW6 Interface Module, marine source units can be seamlessly added to boat's onboard NMEA 2000 network, enabling control of source units directly from boat's Multi-Function Display. Boaters can control various audio system functions, including power on/off, volume, source selection, and play/pause directly from UI of MFD. Additionally, MW6 enables 2-way communication between source unit and MFD, providing MFD feedback regarding source selection, song/track/album title, and radio frequency. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Microcontrollers incorporate Core Independent Peripherals.

October 5, 2016

Helping designers overcome power and size limitations, 4 x 4 mm PIC32MM series offers Core Independent Peripherals and delivers low-power embedded control for IoT, consumer, industrial, and sensorless BLDC applications. Core Independent Peripherals, such as configurable logic cells (CLC) and multiple-output capture compare PWMs (MCCPs), offload tasks from CPU to lower power consumption and design complexity. Further power conservation is made possible via sleep modes. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Cache Controller IP Core augments 32-bit processors.

September 26, 2016

Supporting 4-way associative cache memory, CACHE-CTRL enables addition of single or multilevel cache memory to systems using cache-less 32-bit processors such as BA20 PipeLineZero™ or ARM® Cortex®-M0 processors. Controller uses standard AMBA® AHB processor and memory interfaces, and supports clock gating. When configured with 8 words per line and 256 lines per set (1024 lines in total), controller synthesizes to about 9,000 equivalent NAND2 gates. Read More

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Wireless Microcontroller offers dual-band connectivity.

September 19, 2016

Expanding functionality of IoT networks, SimpleLink™ CC1350 combines Sub-1 GHz transceiver and Bluetooth low energy radio, as well as ARM® Cortex®-M3 core in single, Flash-based, 4 x 4 mm QFN package. Device offers range up to 20 km on coin cell battery for building and factory automation, alarm and security, smart grid, asset tracking, and wireless sensor network applications. Sleep current of 0.7 µA allows for more than 10 years of battery life. Read More

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Automotive MCUs enable secure body electronics networking.

September 15, 2016

In addition to supporting Controller Area Network Flexible Data-rate (CAN FD) standard, Traveo™ S6J342xxx series addresses need to secure data on in-vehicle networks via enhanced Secure Hardware Extension (eSHE) support that prevents unauthorized connections to ECUs. These microcontrollers, based on ARM® Cortex®-R5 core with 132 MHz performance, leverage 40 nm embedded charge-trap (eCT™) Flash technology and feature up to 1 MB high-density embedded flash for application storage. Read More

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Electronic Key Cabinet Touch System features upgraded CPU.

September 14, 2016

With upgraded processor and operating system, KeyWatcher® Touch Gen2 offers accelerated sync time when encrypting and decrypting communication data. Lists of keys or users in selection screens also show more quickly and key selection by number/name is more responsive. Six USB ports support up to 32 GB high speed flash drives for efficient data transfer. CPU fully supports gigabit networks as well as dedicated remote display video cable with max length of 40 ft. Read More

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IIoT Interface accelerates Intelligent Factory demand response.

September 2, 2016

Supporting secure local network and private cloud-based data resources, ProNetConneX provides data and connectivity needed by Intelligent Factories. Solution connects, collects, and analyzes machine data within Intelligent Factory network to maximize productivity and efficiency. Offering secure connectivity to software management systems via MTConnect standard, this IIoT solution, fully integrated into Makino machine controls, facilitates free-flow of machine data. Read More

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Sensor Concepts Inc. Selects Acromag's Processor Board for Use in their New InfiniSCAN Product Line.

August 29, 2016

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. Sensor Concepts Inc., a manufacturer of dedicated inspection equipment used by the DOD for maintenance of their Stealth fleets, is in development of a new line of integrated... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Display & Presentation Equipment

USB 3.0 Device captures uncompressed SD/HD video. .

August 24, 2016

Available in SDI or DVI versions, Model 3364 captures uncompressed SD/HD video in resolutions up to 1080p60 and uses H.264 video compression for inputs up to 1080p30, both with low latency. Device is capable of capturing uncompressed video at full frame rates and simultaneously sending uncompressed (preview) and compressed streams to host. As USB Video Class devices, both versions do not require device-specific driver or external power supply and are controlled using video API. Read More

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Modular Switch Control System offers scalable solution.

August 19, 2016

With Modular Switch Control System, users can put together almost unlimited size switching system, from small matrixes to systems with multiple chassis and hundreds of switches. System is based on Controller Board that provides external interfaces and sends commands to intelligent Switch Modules via internal I2C buses. Switch Modules sit on and control user's Driver boards which can hold relays, RF switches, attenuators or provide digital I/O lines. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Novatek Licenses CEVA-XM4 Imaging and Vision DSP for Embedded Visual Intelligence

August 18, 2016

Next-generation Novatek SoCs deploy CEVA’s latest vision processor for intelligent surveillance, drone anti-collision systems and automotive safety MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – CEVA, Inc. (NASDAQ: CEVA), the leading licensor of signal processing IP for smarter, connected devices, today announced that Novatek Microelectronics, Taiwan’s 2nd largest fabless IC design house, has licensed and... Read More

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BitFlow Helps Inspire Purdue University Students to Engineer Next Generation of Ultra High-Speed Transportation

August 15, 2016

BitFlow frame grabber accelerates development of human-scale passenger capsule for SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition WOBURN, MA - BitFlow, Inc., a global innovator of frame grabbers for industrial, scientific and military vision systems, today announced its sponsorship of the Purdue University engineering team selected to compete in the January 2017 SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition. The... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

NVMe Controllers target enteprise and data center markets.

August 10, 2016

With 8-channel NVMe2108 and 4-channel NVMe2104, enterprises and data centers can realize power-effective, high-capacity SSDs. Flashtec PCIe NVMe controllers feature capacities greater than 7 TB, DDR4 interface supporting 8 GB and higher, dual-port, SRIS, and end-end data protection. Advanced ECC enables support of current and future generations of Toggle and ONFI NAND, while programmable architecture enables SSD product differentiation through firmware customizations. Read More

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SSD Controllers support standard NVMe host interface.

August 8, 2016

Providing up to 20 TB flash capacity using 256 Gb flash, Flashtec NVMe2032 and NVMe2016 enable enterprises and data centers to realize high performance solid state drives utilizing NAND technologies. Controllers integrate DDR4 DRAM, alleviating bottlenecks and maximizing throughput. Devices are optimized for 4 KB random read/write operations, performing all flash management operations on-chip. In addition, controllers can achieve up to 1 million random read IOPS. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Four Gigabit DDR4 DRAM supports long-term requirements.

July 29, 2016

Organized as 256 Mb x 16, IS43QR16256A and automotive-grade IS46QR16256A come in 96-ball BGA package and operate at 1.2 V with speeds of 2,400, 2,100, 1,866, and 1,600. Power, bandwidth, performance, and reliability address networking, automotive, and industrial system needs. Along with bidirectional differential data strobe, features include data masking per byte on write commands, per DRAM programmability, DBI, Write Cycle Redundancy Check, dynamic ODT, and fine granularity refresh mode. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Multi-Purpose DSP targets compute-intensive SoC designs.

July 28, 2016

With Xtensa instruction-set architecture, quad 32-bit integer MACs, and quad single-precision 32-bit floating-point MACs, Cadence® Tensilica® Fusion G3 Digital Signal Processor supports compute-intensive applications including radar, imaging, and mid- to high-end audio pre/post-processing. Unit offers comprehensive data-type support with auto-vectorization. DSP provides real-time control with flexible memory system, integrated DMA controller, and memory protection unit. Read More