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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

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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

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Voice- and Graphics-Enabled MCUs enhance end-device HMIs.

February 6, 2015

As ARM® Cortex®-M4-based MCUs, FM4 S6E2DH series with integrated graphics display controller and S6E2CCxxF/MB9BF568F series with self-contained voice command control enable design of intuitive HMIs. Features of S6E2DH series include 2D rendering graphics display controller (GDC) with dedicated video RAM as well as communication and digital peripherals. S6E2CCxxF/MB9BF568F series enables voice command control with over-the-air firmware update support via Wi-Fi to consumer and home IoT market. Read More

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

Microcontrollers suit home appliances and factory automation.

February 4, 2015

Based on ARM® Cortex®-M4F processor, Models TMPM470FDFG and TMPM475FDFG can operate at up to 120 MHz. Both MCUs incorporate 2 modules, each containing programmable motor driver, 12-bit AD converter, and Vector Engine technology, which consists of hardware-based vector control processor for motor control applications. In addition, TMPM475FDFG incorporates CAN controller. Housed in 14 x 14 mm LQFP100 package with 0.5 mm pitch, both devices operate at 4.5–5.5 V. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

System-on-Module features real-time processing units.

January 30, 2015

Based on TI's AM437x 1 GHz single Cortex-A9 processor and four 200 MHz programmable real-time units, Model VAR-SOM-AM43 is equipped with up to 1 GB DDR3, 512 MB SLC NAND, and 32 GB eMMC. PRUs offload real-time processing from main Cortex-A9 CPU, managing deterministic tasks and supporting dedicated industrial protocols such as Ethercat, Profibus, and EnDat. Other key features include SGX530 PowerVR 2D/3D graphics accelerator, dual 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet, and dual band Wi-Fi/BT with MIMO. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Single Board Computer features 6U VME64X VMEbus form factor.

January 29, 2015

Based on 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 or i5 processor, Model XVME-6410 utilizes Intel 8-Series QM87 PCH chipset for extensive I/O support. Unit provides up to 16 GB of high-speed DDR3L removable memory with 1–64 GB flash memory optional. Two PMC/XMC sites can be used in any combination, and optional P0 connector allows 2 Gigabit Ethernet connections. Available in extended temperature models for -40 to +75°C operation, air-cooled processor board supports MS Windows® and Linux OS. Read More

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Ethernet Switch/PCB Module facilitates VICTORY implementation.

January 27, 2015

As single-slot COTS module, VPX3-671 VICTORY fosters integration of networking elements needed to implement VICTORY (Vehicular Integration for C4ISR/EW Interoperability) standard on legacy and future ground vehicles. This rugged, SWaP-C optimized, 3U VPX module, comprising Ethernet switch and SBC, lets system integrators embed networking and vehicle management processing capabilities. Features include core subset of network switch and computing resources of Digital Beachhead™ subsystem. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Communication Systems & Equipment

Audio Monitoring Systems support desktop audio production.

January 19, 2015

Featuring Shadocaster™ nearfield scattering acoustic design, Models PX600 and PX300 enable tracking, editing, mixing, and mastering. Acoustic Pinpoint™ absolute positioning system helps ensure high repeatability from session to session and user to user for continuity-critical applications. All systems combine sonic precision of fully DSP-controlled active 3-way monitors, with flexibility of Monitor Control System and precision of ultra-low-jitter digital audio USB sound card. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

CPU Module offers wide temperaure support.

January 15, 2015

Available with WiTAS technology, Model AQ7-IMX6 operates in extreme temperatures of -40 to +85°C, making it suitable for transportation industry and many industrial applications. Module maintains power consumption of 3–5 W, due to use of Freescale® i.MX6 series processors. Additional expansion options include PCI-Express slot, CAN bus, I2C bus, SD card, and USB 2.0. Operating systems such as Android 4.0/4.4 and Linux 3.0.35 are supported. Read More

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Flexible Processors let users create custom instruction sets.

January 14, 2015

Blending fixed-architecture solutions with Application Specific Instruction-set Processor tools, Tensilica® Xtensa® LX6 and Xtensa 11 processors include core Xtensa instruction set architecture. Flexible length instruction extensions for Xtensa LX6 allow very long instruction word (VLIW) instructions from 4–16 bytes. Other features include option for run-time power-down of portions of cache memories, data cache block prefetch, and reduced dynamic switching power of processor logic gates. Read More

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Single Board Computer features 5th Gen Intel® Core(TM) processor.

January 12, 2015

Based on 5th generation Intel® Core™ processor with Intel® HD graphics 5,500, 5.25 in. Model EBM-BDW supports HDMI+LVDS dual display configurations and two 204-pin DDR3L SODIMM system memory with up to 8 GB capacity per SODIMM. I/O deployment includes 2 mPCIe ports, 1 HDMI, 1 CF, 2 USB 3.0 ports, 4 USB 2.0 ports, 1 COM port, and 16-bit GPIO. Equipped with built-in touch controller, SBC is suited for gaming, industrial, retail, digital signage, medical, and SMB storage applications. Read More