Prototyping Equipment

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Metal 3D Printing Systems handle medium, large, extra large parts.

September 30, 2015

With gross deposition rates from 7–20 lb of metal per hour, Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM) 3D printing systems offer scalable production capabilities for parts from 8 in. to 19 ft long. Dual wirefeed option enables 2 different metal alloys to be combined into single melt pool to create custom alloy parts or ingots. To create graded parts/structures, users can change mixture ratio of 2 materials. System utilizes wire feedstock, available in diverse materials. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

FPGA-Based Prototyping System delivers 100 MHz max performance.

September 23, 2015

HAPS®-80 FPGA-Based Prototyping Systems deliver up to 100 MHz multi-FPGA performance and high-speed time-domain multiplexing (HSTDM) technology. Along with ProtoCompiler design automation and debug software, solution uses Xilinx Virtex UltraScale VU440 devices with 26-million-ASIC-gates capacity per FPGA; designs up to 1.6 billion ASIC gates are supported. Components accelerate software development, hardware/software integration, as well as system validation. Read More

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

Dental 3D Printer offers quality- and speed-optimized operation.

September 3, 2015

Enabling in-house model production for dental labs, Objet30 Dental Prime supports 3 PolyJet 3D printing materials: VeroDentPlus (MED690) dark beige material; Clear Biocompatible (MED610) medically approved material for temporary in-mouth placement; and VeroGlaze (MED620) opaque, bio-compatible material with A2 shading. High Quality mode prints models in 16 micron layers for optimized surface finish and intricate features, while High Speed mode prints models in 28-micron layers. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Prototype and Repair System creates shaft collars.

August 20, 2015

Featuring precision machined shaft collar masters which accept 3-D printed inserts, SPARC Stafford Prototype and Repair Collar System lets users create working prototypes of special-purposed shaft collars within hours. Users can create custom-designed inserts with bores to fit virtually any type of shaft and can include holes, bosses, slots, tabs, hubs, and pulleys. Supplied in steel, stainless steel, or aluminum, masters come in 3 sizes to accommodate shafts from 1/8–3 in. O.D. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Materials & Material Processing

Power Analyzer accelerates accurate early assessments.

August 7, 2015

Built on multi-threaded architecture, Cadence® Joules™ RTL Power Solution lets SoC designers analyze power consumption during design exploration. Rapid prototype technology enables this register-transfer level (RTL) power analysis solution to analyze designs of up to 20 million instances with gate-level accuracy within 15% of final power as signed off in Cadence Voltus™ IC Power Integrity Solution. Also, additional integration fosters system-level power analysis and optimization. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

3D Printer Materials Development Kit accelerates R&D.

June 26, 2015

Combining fast test cycle times with small build volume, RAM10™ 3D Printer Materials Development Kit provides open materials development system that uses ViriPrint™ software and includes fluids manifold, electronics, and spreader bars. Ability for users to change powder, binder, firing parameters, tubing, and powder deposition subsystems enables distributed development of new materials sets as well as scale-up to larger systems. Read More

Portable Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Development Kit connects sensors to cloud in <3 minutes.

June 5, 2015

SimpleLink™ SensorTag enables integration of sensor data with wireless cloud connectivity. Development for IoT is fostered via such features as multiple wireless connectivity options, including BLE, 6LoWPAN, and ZigBee®; 10 integrated low-power sensors; and DevPack plug-in modules. While iOS/Android app aids out-of-the-box use, connection to cloud takes <3 min through IoT cloud ecosystem. Several TI Design reference designs allow reuse of the SensorTags as starting point for designs. Read More

Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

Process Model Development Tools deliver usability, flexibility.

May 27, 2015

Offering usability-optimized configuration environment, step-by-step prompts, warning diagnostics, and flexible work flows, Pavilion8 MPC (Model Predictive Control) v5.0 helps simplify building, maintaining, and adjusting complex process models. Control system-independent solution, which integrates with PlantPAx process automation system, features Windows-based® configuration and support, multivariable run-time controller, as well as continuous controller monitoring. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Noise Mapping/Prediction Software identifies imperfect barriers.

May 26, 2015

With automatic noise barrier efficiency calculation, Predictor-LimA can identify inadequate performance. Functionality to model how well noise barrier performs along transmission loss spectrum also helps acoustic experts identify most effective noise barrier for specific location. With multi-model view, environmental noise contours can also be automatically compared for further insight. Overall, solution reduces time, error, risk, and complexity when modeling barrier performance. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

PCB EDA Software makes design cycles shorter and predictable.

May 26, 2015

Promoting efficiency and productivity for PCB designers, Allegro® 16.6 includes Allegro PCB Designer Manufacturing Option that helps streamline development of release-to-manufacturing package for products. Allegro Rules Developer and Checker, also included, offers single source for all design rules checks (DRCs) within PCB, lets users develop custom fabrication and assembly rules, and provides relational geometric verification language. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Prototyping Board supports Xilinx Virtex® UltraScale 440 FPGA.

May 21, 2015

Single VU440 Prodigy™ Logic Module (LM) provides all-purpose FPGA prototyping system with 260 x 170 mm form factor. Along with DDR4 and PCIe3 support, features include 8 all-purpose Prodigy connectors for various system interfaces and 2 GT connectors for high-speed serial connectivity. Scalability allows use as standalone unit or in Cloud Cube enterprise modes, while sixth generation remote management functions are supported through USB or Ethernet. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Modeling/Analysis Software aids Ethernet, multicore design.

May 5, 2015

Improving timing design and verification for automotive Ethernet and multicore systems, SymTA/S 3.7 lets users model and analyze dynamic data chains with data dependent execution of ECU tasks and frame transmission on Ethernet and CAN. TraceAnalyzer 3.7 is fully integrated, and other features include modeling and analysis of data chains, dependent dynamic Ethernet frame packing, accelerated system distribution analysis, Gantt-Filter, APIs, and AUTOSAR 4.x multicore import. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Engineering Software aids automotive device/systems development.

May 4, 2015

Supporting K2L, Microchip Technology, and other third party hardware development tools, OptoLyzer® Studio is used to design devices and systems that enable data communication over every automotive bus, including CAN, LIN, FlexRay®, and MOST® networks. This GUI software combines all features of OptoLyzer Suite and Automotive Test System (ATS) software and helps simplify full development cycle of automotive distributed devices and systems — from test and simulation to analysis and verification. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

PCB Design Tools address needs of independent engineers.

April 30, 2015

Addressing advanced design challenges, PADS® PCB design solutions (Standard, Standard Plus, and Professional) provide correct-by-construction methodology as well as analysis and verification technology. Technology powered by Xpedition® allows for placement/planning, 2D/3D layout, dynamic power distribution design, and constraint-driven routing. Also, functionality facilitates management and archiving of different design revs while simplifying reviews across organization.
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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

Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

Development Platform supports wearables and IoT devices.

April 21, 2015

Used for software development, prototyping, and final hardware design of wearables and IoT devices, LinkIt™ Assist 2502 consists of 4 components: Software Development Kit plug-in for Eclipse IDE, C-based API, Hardware Development Kit, and module-based hardware reference design. SDK puts emphasis on features such as enhanced graphics, image decoder, vector fonts, and LCD/touchscreen support, as well as SSL and HTTPS support for web services authentication. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Software

MIPI Subsystem helps accelerate designs' market introduction.

April 7, 2015

MIPI subsystem, consisting of Camera Serial Interface (CSI-2) and Low-Voltage Differential Signaling (LVDS) in UMC's 40 nm LP process, also includes Co-IP (Composite IP), prototype, and system loopback testing. Co-IP integrates combo PHY IP, MIPI CSI-2 RX controller, and LDVS controller and is configurable for various sensor interfaces to support transmission speeds to 1 Gbps for each of 4 data lanes. Prototype (combo PHY EVB and controller FPGA code) helps advance designs to pre-silicon stage. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Extension Board fosters IoT, wearable application development.

March 3, 2015

Xplained extension board, featuring Bosch Sensortec BNO055 intelligent 9-axis absolute orientation sensor, connects to Xplained prototyping and evaluation platform for Atmel | SMART ARM®-based MCUs. Suited for applications requiring context awareness and augmented reality, board is compatible with Xplained-PRO expansion connector and allows developers to prototype motion control and smart sensing designs using Atmel MCUs. Software examples are provided via Atmel Studio IDE. 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, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Stereolithography 3D Printer suits production level applications.

December 1, 2014

Along with resin module and integrated touchscreen controls that facilitate use, industrial ProX™ 800 offers compact footprint that does not sacrifice print volume or max part size capabilities. Enclosed, dustproof laser print heads; direct power print head control; and print material management system are also standard. System is compatible with biocompatible materials for surgical applications, CastPro casting pattern material, clear plastics, and materials for heat deflection up to 260°C. Read More