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Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Server Processors support NVIDIA GPU accelerators.

March 24, 2015

Designed for data center and cloud applications, 64-bit ThunderX ARM® Processors integrate up to 48 ARMv8-A custom cores, in single and dual socket configurations. Units support NVIDIA Tesla Accelerated Computing Platform, which is used for accelerating data analytics, deep learning, and scientific computing. Combination will support HPC workloads that require high levels of double precision floating point compute performance as well as data analytics workloads that require real-time results. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Development Board offers 64-bit capability.

March 23, 2015

Based on 64-bit capable Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 410 processor, DragonBoard™ 410c supports rapid software development and prototyping for embedded computing and Internet of Everything products. Board is equipped with Quad-core ARM® Cortex®-A53 CPUs at up to 1.2 GHz per core; Qualcomm® Adreno™ 306 GPU with 400 MHz graphics; and LPDDR2/3 533 MHz single-channel 32-bit (4.2 GBps) non-POP/eMMC 4.51 SD 3.0 (UHS-I) memory. Platform supports 1080p HD video playback and capture with H.264 (AVC). Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Multi-Format Processor provides source switching.

March 23, 2015

Offering single box solution, EXT-MFP provides ample source switching, format conversion with automatic scaling, and independent digital and analog audio routing with comprehensive mobile control options. Multi-Format Processor supports popular video formats, including HDMI, DVI, DisplayPort, VGA, and composite video. Selected sources are output as HDMI and DVI with stereo audio, supporting HDCP and high definition resolutions up to 1080p full HD and 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Microcontrollers target critical, low-power applications.

March 23, 2015

Suited for such power-sensitive and critical applications as smoke, CO, motion, lighting control, and GFCI solutions, RL78/I1D Series integrates analog peripherals, hardware safety features, and flexible clocking sources. Power management options include 57 μA/MHz operation, 0.64 mA (RTC + LVD) halt, 220 nA (RAM retained) stop, and 700 μA (UART) or 500 μA (ADC mode) snooze. Along with 4 μsec wake up from STOP mode, MCUs offer multiple on-board clock sources. Read More

HVAC, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

CPU Cooler and Fan suit space-restricted systems.

March 20, 2015

With compact heatsink and 14 mm NF-A9x14 PWM fan, NH-L9x65 Cooler stands 65 mm tall, making it suitable for home theater PCs and Small Form Factor cases. Unit provides 4 heatpipes in 95 x 95 mm footprint, guaranteeing 100% RAM and PCIe compatibility on Intel-based ITX mainboards. Available in PWM version, 60 mm NF-A6x25 Fan has NE-FD1 IC for fully automatic speed control via 4-pin fan headers and comes with Low-Noise-Adapter to reduce max speed during PWM control from 3,000 to 2,300 rpm. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Drive Processor IDK increases device intelligence capabilities.

March 18, 2015

Allowing developers to differentiate and optimize motor control industrial system design, Sitara™ AM437x Industrial Development Kit (IDK) aids in evaluation of multi-protocol, industrial communication, and feedback interface capabilities of Sitara AM4379 and AM4377 processors based on ARM® Cortex®-A9 core. Combination of motor control feedback and certified industrial Ethernet protocols provides single-chip drive solution for Inverter, servo drive, or AC premium drive. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Octa-Core 64-bit Mobile SoC supports WorldMode modem capability.

March 11, 2015

Helping designers meet graphics-intensive multimedia requirements while maintaining battery efficacy, MT6753 Smartphone SoC employs eight 64-bit ARM® Cortex®-A53 CPUs (up to 1.5 GHz) with CorePilot multi-processor technology and Mali-T720 GPU with support for Open GL ES 3.0 and Open CL 1.2 APIs. Integrated CDMA2000 ensures total market compatibility, and other features include integrated 16 MP camera image signal processor, 4G LTE WorldModeModem and RF, and multiple connectivity options. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Multi-Core Android Tablet SoC leverages ARM Cortex-A72 CPU.

March 10, 2015

With big.LITTLE architecture combining 64-bit ARM® Cortex®-A72 and -A53 CPUs, quad-core MT8173 meets mobile user demand for 4K Ultra HD content and graphic-intensive operation. Tablet SoC offers up to 2.4 GHz performance, supports OpenCL with deployment of MediaTek Corepilot® 2.0, and enables heterogeneous computing between CPU and GPU. Increasing tablet performance while extending battery life, product also affords 120 Hz display clarity and motion fluency. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Application Processors target wearable IoT devices.

March 9, 2015

Suitable for activity monitors and smart watches, ApP Lite™ TZ1011MBG and TZ1031MBG integrate sensors, ARM® Cortex®-M4F processor, 8 Mbit Flash memory, Bluetooth® Low Energy controller, and 3-axis accelerometer. TZ1031MBG additionally incorporates 3-axis gyroscope, while Model TZ1011MBG includes 3-axis gyroscope and 3-axis magnetometer. For measuring weak biomedical signals, products have 24-bit delta-sigma ADC with high-speed switches connected to 3 input channels. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Imaging IP enables human-like intelligent vision processing.

March 3, 2015

Supporting real-time 3D depth map and point cloud processing for 3D scanning, CEVA-XM4 aids implementation of energy-efficient, human-like vision and visual perception capabilities in embedded systems. Programmable wide-vector architecture features fixed- and floating-point processing, multiple simultaneous scalar units, and vision-oriented instruction set. Parallel random memory access and 2D data processing scheme enable 4,096-bit processing in single cycle with memory bandwidth <512 bits. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Controls & Controllers, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

ULP Wireless MCU Platform enables battery-less IoT connectivity.

March 3, 2015

SimpleLink™ fosters development of battery-less designs with energy harvesting or multiple-year, always-on, coin cell-powered operation. Supporting Bluetooth® low energy (BLE), ZigBee®, 6LoWPAN, Sub-1 GHz, ZigBee RF4CE™, and proprietary modes up to 5 Mbps, platform provides flexibility to develop products that support multiple wireless connectivity standards using one chip and identical RF design. Components include ARM® Cortex®-M3 MCU, Flash/RAM, ADC, peripherals, and sensor controller. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

NIC-Optimized Core Processor promotes network virtualization.

March 3, 2015

Optimized for data center network interface card (NIC), MPPA2®256 core processor delivers >3,000 instructions per packet at 80 GbE full duplex line rate. This fully programmable MPPA® Bostan-N processor, derived from second generation MPPA massively parallel manycore architecture, delivers such benefits for data center NIC as 256 C/C++ fully programmable cores, 2 x 40 GbE/8x 10 GbE line rate performance, and minimized power consumption. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Software

Industrial PCs can be configured to specific requirements.

March 3, 2015

With microcontroller and NSetup software, administrators can configure numerous parameters of Industrial PCs to meet needs of company, including settings for UPS, PCIe configuration, and deactivation of front USB port. NSetup can be used to set various functions of PCs that are controlled by MCU, and microcontroller can determine if active parameter is outside of specified limits. In addition, NSetup can create comprehensive report containing information on current functional state of computer. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Microcontrollers offer 2 independent closed loop channels.

March 2, 2015

Based on 8-bit platform, Series PIC16(L)F1769 comprises intelligent analog and digital peripherals, including tri-state op amps, 10-bit ADCs, 5- and 10-bit DACs, 10- and 16-bit PWMs, and high-speed comparators, along with two 100 mA I/Os. Programmable Ramp Generator provides real-time responses to system change, without CPU interaction for multiple independent channels. Hardware-based LED dimming control function is enabled by interconnections of Data Signal Modulator, op amp, and 16-bit PWM. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Automotive-Grade MCUs support HMI and LIN applications.

March 2, 2015

Based on ARM® Cortex®-M0+ processor, SAM DA1 Series features integrated peripheral touch controller for capacitive touch button, slider, wheel, or proximity sensing applications. Atmel |SMART MCU products operate at max frequency of 48 MHz and reach 2.14 Coremark/MHz. Housed in 5 x 5 mm QFN package with wettable flanks for automated optical inspection, AEC Q100 Grade 2-qualified devices come with 32–64 pins, up to 64 KB Flash, 8 KB SRAM, and 2 KB read-while-write Flash. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Low Power Audio/Voice DSPs supports EVS codec.

February 26, 2015

CEVA-TeakLite DSPs support Enhanced Voice Services (EVS) codec, which is backwards-compatible with AMR Wideband (AMR-WB) and Narrowband (AMR-NB) standards and delivers optimized voice and audio quality on any cellular network. For existing licensees of CEVA-TeakLite DSPs, including CEVA-Teaklite-III and CEVA-TeakLite-4 DSPs, EVS can be quickly added to baseband processors to upgrade voice experience. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Microcontroller targets MFP devices.

February 24, 2015

Built around ARM® Cortex®-M0 processor, Model TMPM036FWFG is specifically designed for use in multifunction peripheral devices and printers. Microcontroller incorporates 8-channel communication interface, 14-channel 16-bit timer, 128 KB of Flash, and 16 KB of SRAM. Housed in 14 x 14 mm LQFP 100-pin package, device operates from 2.3–3.6 V with max frequency of 20 MHz. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Crypto Element enables smart, connected, and secure systems.

February 20, 2015

Targeting IoT market, ATECC508A provides confidentiality, data integrity, and authentication in systems with MCU or MPUs running encryption/decryption algorithms in software. This CryptoAuthentication™ IC requires one GPIO and integrates ECDH (Elliptic Curve Diffie-Hellman) security protocol, ECDSA (Elliptic Curve Digital Signature Algorithm) sign-verify authentication, and Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC) capabilities. Features include 256-bit SHA/HMAC hardware engine and 72-bit unique ID. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Electronics Platform serves as basis for machine control.

February 18, 2015

Based on ARM Cortex A9 processor with speeds up to 1 GHz, Ultimate Platform provides up to 1 Gb DDR3 RAM and is suitable for both consumer-related and industrial applications. Board includes HDMI and LVDS video out as well as variety of communications interfaces, such as Gigabit Ethernet, RS232/RS485, CAN, I²C, SPI, and USB 2.0 host/device. Additional features include Mini SD card and RTC. Read More

Vision Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

System Semiconductor calculates distance using one camera.

February 11, 2015

Offering performance exceeding 30 fps, DR1151 uses Dual Aperture's 4-color 3D image solution technology, which extracts RGB and IR signals from single image sensor, to calculate relative distance to object with single-lens camera. Application of self-developed hardware blocks to process calculations required for extracting relative distance minimizes power consumption, which accommodates demands of mobile and portable applications. Read More