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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

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

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

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

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

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

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

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

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

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

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

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

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

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Display & Presentation Equipment

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

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

COM Express Modules feature Intel processors.

July 27, 2016

Equipped with 3.4 GHz dual core Intel® 6th Gen Core™ i7 processor, SU698 COM Express Compact module features dual DDR3L 16 GB memory with support for eight x1 PCIe expansion. Module is compliant to COM Express Compact R2.1, Type 6 and also offers display interface options of 1 VGA/DDI, 1 LVDS/eDP, and 1 DDI. Low-power COM Express Compact module, based on Intel Atom™ X5-E8000 processor with quad 1.04 GHz cores and Intel HD graphics at 5 W, supports 3 independent displays and 4K resolution. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Media Alert: Cadence to Showcase Multi-Purpose, Low-Power DSP at Linley Mobile & Wearables Conference 2016

July 25, 2016

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) today announced that David Heine, senior design engineering architect, is scheduled to present a paper on multi-purpose, low-power DSPs for mobile and other markets at the Linley Mobile Wearables Conference on July 27, at the Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara, CA. The two-day conference runs July 26-27. WHAT: David Heine is scheduled... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

CMOS DDR3L SDRAM features 8 Gb density.

July 15, 2016

Housed in 78-ball, 9 x 13.2 mm, lead-free FBGA package, Model AS4C1G8MD3L is internally configured as 8 banks of 1G x 8 bits. Double data rate architecture enables fast transfer rates up to 1,600 Mbps/pin and clock rates of 800 MHz. Operating from single +1.35 V power supply, monolithic device is available with extended commercial temperature range of 0–95°C. Product offers fully synchronous operation and provides programmable read or write burst lengths of 4 or 8. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

FPGA Prototyping Becomes Even More Precise with Latest Additions to S2C's World-Class Prodigy(TM) Prototype Ready(TM) Interface Library

July 12, 2016

8 New Modules Give Designers Ability to Focus Development to Achieve Greater Product Differentiation and Faster Time-to-Market SAN JOSE, Calif. - S2C Inc., a worldwide leader of FPGA-based prototyping solutions for today's innovative designs, announced today the addition of 8 new Prototype Ready interface cards and accessories to its extensive library of over 90 pre-engineered hardware... Read More

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PCI Express Adapter provides 2 configurable serial ports.

July 12, 2016

Featuring ultra-high-speed UART, flexible clock prescalar, and 256 byte Tx/Rx FIFOs, Model 7205ec supports asynchronous data rates exceeding 1 Mbps. Two serial ports are configurable for RS-232, RS-422, or RS-485 interface. Electrical interface, echo suppression, and line termination are set via on-board DIP switches. With software-selectable Slew Rate Limiting feature, Windows driver minimizes EMI when serial ports operate at baud rates below 250 Kbps. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Self-refresh DRAM serves as expanded scratchpad memory.

July 8, 2016

Based on low-pin-count HyperBus™ interface, 64 Mb HyperRAM™ serves as expanded scratchpad memory for rendering of high-resolution graphics or calculations of data-intensive firmware algorithms in automotive, industrial, and consumer applications. Device operates with read/write bandwidth up to 333 MBps and is available in 3 V and 1.8 V supply voltages. When paired with HyperFlash™ NOR Flash memory, HyperRAM offers solution for embedded systems where flash and RAM reside on same 12-pin HyperBus. Read More