Patternless Systems

Materials & Material Processing, Test & Measuring Instruments

High-Volume FDM Material Box helps streamline 3D production.

April 22, 2015

Available for Fortus 3D Production Systems, Xtend 500 Fortus Plus high-volume filament package enables reliable, unattended, high-volume production. Each box contains 500 in.³ of FDM thermoplastic material, and loading of two material boxes into system allows up to 400 hr of unattended run time and up to 1,000 in.³ of material use. Product comes in ABS-M30 (ivory and black) and PC and their respective support materials for Fortus 450mc 3D Production System. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Test & Measuring Instruments

3D Printer supports digital dentistry.

January 21, 2015

Engineered to meet demanding production needs of mid-size dental labs and mid-to-large-sized orthodontic labs, Objet Eden260VS Dental Advantage is compatible with all Stratasys dental materials, including VeroDent, VeroDentPlus, and biocompatible VeroGlaze. Soluble support technology facilitates cleaning of dental parts with fine features, such as small removable die inserts in dental models. For complete flexibility, users can switch between soluble and water jet modes. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Software, Electronic Components & Devices, Materials & Material Processing

Rapid Prototyping Kit digitizes wideband RF signals.

November 21, 2014

With AD-FMCDAQ2-EBZ Kit, digital and analog designers can prototype JEDEC JESD204B SerDes GSPS data converter-to-FPGA interface on major FPGA platforms, including Xilinx’s UltraScale FPGA and Zynq All Programmable SoC devices for radar, instrumentation, wireless radio, and other DAQ applications. FMC form factor enables users to verify hardware and processing algorithms and rapidly move from prototype to production, minimizing risk associated with designing wideband RF signal processing systems. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Desktop Milling Machine, 3D Printer streamline rapid prototyping.

September 9, 2014

Desktop fabrication tools of monoFab™ series include ARM-10 additive 3D printer and SRM-20 compact 3D subtractive milling machine. Supplied with monoFab Player AM software, rapid prototyping 3D printer incorporates DLP layered projection system and supports simultaneous production of multiple objects within same work area. Desktop mill, incorporating subtractive rapid prototyping technologies, features milling spindle, independent collet, circuit board, and firmware. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Communication Systems & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

SDR Rapid Prototyping Kit supports MIMO wireless transceivers.

August 8, 2014

Featuring FPGA mezzanine card with dual 2 x 2 AD9361 RF transceivers, Model AD-FMCOMMS5-EBZ enables rapid prototyping of 4 x 4 multiple-input multiple-output wireless transceiver applications on Xilinx® Zynq®-7000 All Programmable SoC development platforms. Software-defined radio prototyping kit also includes reference designs, design and simulation tools for MathWorks, hardware description language code, and device drivers for Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoCs. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Software, Materials & Material Processing

Rapid Prototyping Platform supports low-power verification.

July 22, 2014

System Development Suite includes Cadence® Protium™ rapid FPGA prototyping platform for software development as well as IEEE 1801 low power standard verification and debug support in Cadence Palladium® XP II verification computing platform. These features enable system and semiconductor companies in mobile, consumer, networking and storage segments to address such design challenges as early software bring-up and reduced power consumption. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Materials & Material Processing

Wireless Prototyping Platform leverages LabVIEW RIO architecture.

April 25, 2014

As integrated SDR solution for prototyping multichannel wireless communication systems, USRP RIO combines 2 x 2 MIMO RF transceiver, capable of transmitting and receiving signals from 50 MHz to 6 GHz, with open LabVIEW programmable FPGA architecture. Functionality enables prototyping of real-time systems and testing under real-world conditions. Offering graphical design approach, this 1U half wide, 19 in. rack mountable platform features Xilinx Kintex-7 Series FPGA and PCIe connection.
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Test & Measuring Instruments, Materials & Material Processing

Development Platforms help build ARM-based smart devices.

November 8, 2013

VIA Springboard provides accelerated, stable, and scalable path for prototyping next-generation, ARM-based smart connected devices. While VIA VAB-600 Springboard Kit features VIA VAB-600 Pico-ITX board with I/O extender card, A/C adaptor, and COM and USB cables, VIA VAB-600 Springboard WiFi Kit adds USB WiFi module. Each integrated platform includes hardware kits, Android and Linux software development packages, and support services that cover all stages of development process. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Materials & Material Processing, Services

Embedded Hardware Device accelerates design of complex systems.

August 14, 2013

To help students design real, complex engineering systems, NI myRIO includes Zynq® all programmable system on a chip (SoC) technology. Users can, leveraging NI LabVIEW graphical programming environment, program FPGA and evolve their systems in real-time. This provides flexibility to prototype and accelerate design iterations. Along with 10 analog inputs, 6 analog outputs, audio I/O channels, and 40 DIO lines, features include onboard Wi-Fi, 3-axis accelerometer, and programmable LEDs. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Materials & Material Processing

Logic Modules foster rapid SoC and ASIC prototyping.

June 3, 2013

Providing up to 4.1 million ASIC gates of capacity, 432 external I/O, and 16 channels of Gigabit Transceivers capable of running up to 10 Gbps, K7 TAI Logic Module allows project managers to deploy large number of FPGA-based prototypes for diverse tasks. Module is based on Xilinx 28 nm Kintex-7 FPGA devices and comes with TAI Player Pro runtime software. Hardware design, system verification, and software development processes can run concurrently to shorten overall project schedule. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Materials & Material Processing

Starter Kit supports battery-powered embedded systems.

March 7, 2013

Offering complete starter package for rapid prototyping of battery-powered embedded systems, Qseven Mobility Kit comprises Qseven carrier board, 7 in. LVDS single touch display with LED backlight, battery manager, and smart battery module. Carrier board, measuring 95 x 145 mm, includes 6 USB ports, Ethernet port, LVDS and DVI interfaces, Mini PCI Express slot, and HD audio interface. Due to 5 V power supply of Qseven module, battery system can be implemented using small, dual-cell smart batteries. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Materials & Material Processing

Peripheral Modules foster rapid prototyping with FPGAs.

July 11, 2012

With plug-in functionality and software integration, 15 peripheral modules enable rapid prototyping of circuits and accelerated migration from concept to working design. Modules plug directly into any FPGA/CPU expansion port that follows Digilent® Pmod(TM) standard and support range of commonly used analog and mixed-signal functions. Partitioned and documented, example programs demonstrate each module and offer cut-and-paste core routines to enable users to be prototyping within minutes. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Cross-over 3D Printer offers optimal build-parameter control.

July 21, 2011

Based on Fused Deposition Modeling process, Fortus 250mc Rapid Prototyping and Production Machine has 10 x 10 x 12 in. build envelope and offers 3 build layer options of 0.007, 0.010, and 0.013 in. To create parts, machine uses ABSplus thermoplastic, which comes in 9 colors and offers optimal impact, tensile, flexural, and bonding strength. With Insight Software, users have added control of build speed, part accuracy, and feature detail. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Materials & Material Processing

Multi-Material 3D Printer jets 2 materials simultaneously.

July 12, 2011

Based on 3D inkjet technology, Objet260 Connex prints in 16 micron layers and can print model replica made of up to 14 individual materials in single print run. Users can create prototypes containing distinct material elements, such as rigid walls with flexible, rubber-like joints or models combining transparent and opaque parts. Featuring 10.2 x 10.2 x 7.9 in. tray size, printer uses sealed material cartridges that are easily inserted and removed. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Materials & Material Processing, Services

Stereolithography Material suits rapid prototyping applications.

August 12, 2010

Based on existing high-impact DMX-SL material, Somos NeXt Stereolithography resin facilitates production of tough, complex parts with moisture resistance and optimized thermal properties. Parts produced from Somos NeXt material are also resistant to breakage and are suitable for use in functional testing applications as well as prototyping applications in aerospace, automotive, consumer products, and electronics markets. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Materials & Material Processing

Rapid Prototyping Systems support SoC designand verification.

April 27, 2010

Featuring pretested DesignWare® IP and advanced verification modes with Confirma software suite, HAPS®-60 series systems allow users to write, execute, and debug code in near real-time system-level environment. Units achieve clock frequencies of up to 200 MHz and single HAPS board can support designs of up to 18 million ASIC gates. Verification modes include co-simulation through PLI and SCE-MI 2.0 transaction interfaces with Synopsys VCS® and Innovator products and C/C++ programs. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Materials & Material Processing

Monochrome 3D Printer features automated operation.

October 22, 2009

ZPrinter® 350 converts 3D data into physical models, with 0.8 in./hr vertical build speed, 8 x 10 x 8 in. build size, and 300 x 450 dpi resolution. Automated system can print multiple models simultaneously and enables printing of complex geometries and intricate details. Controlled from desktop and printer, it also includes automatic material loading and snap-in binder cartridges. Unit recycles unused build material, provides dust control, and produces no liquid waste. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Materials & Material Processing

Prototyping Material simulates parts made out of rubber.

October 8, 2009

With TangoBlackPlus, designers and manufacturers can create parts that closely resemble broad range of rubber products. Material offers flexibility, optimal elongation and break, and resistance to tear. Black in color, product is suited for creating models of products in automotive market, defense industry, and shoe industry. It will also help development of soft-touch grips, handles, gaskets, and seals. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices, Materials & Material Processing

Prototype FPGAs help build space-flight systems.

September 22, 2009

RTAX-DSP prototype devices enable hardware demonstration and timing validation of designs targeted to Actel RTAX-DSP space-flight FPGAs. They have same pin assignment, mechanical footprint, and identical timing properties as their space-qualified counterparts. RTAX-DSP space-flight FPGAs add embedded radiation-tolerant multiply-accumulate blocks to industry-standard RTAX-S product family, resulting in increased performance and utilization when implementing arithmetic functions. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Materials & Material Processing

Integrated System hastens Ethernet connectivity development.

August 31, 2009

Combining 32-bit ColdFire® V1 MCU, Freescale MQX(TM) software, and Tower System, solution gives developers customizable design environment that expedites development time via rapid prototyping and tool reuse. Supported MCF51CN MCU integrates ColdFire V1 core with on-chip Ethernet connectivity and flexible external bus. Software includes Freescale MQX RTOS and real-time TCP/IP communication suite, while modular Tower System provides open-source demonstration and evaluation platform. Read More