Prototyping Equipment

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

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, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Production 3D Printers utilize FDM technology.

November 13, 2014

Producing layer resolutions from 0.005–0.013 in., Fortus 450mc and Fortus 380mc feature build envelopes of 16 x 14 x 16 in. and 14 x 12 x 12 in., respectively. Fortus 450mc has capacity for 2 model material canisters and 2 support material canisters, while Fortus 380mc provides capacity for 2 canisters, 1 for model and 1 for support material. Both provide even temperature distribution and include digital touchscreen that allows adjustments to print job without disrupting 3D printer. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

RFID Development Platform aids positioning services integration.

October 3, 2014

Combining MCU-based motherboard with ThingMagic Mercury6e Series RFID modules and IDE built on ThingMagic's Mercury C API, ThingMagic® Mercury® xPRESS Sensor Hub supports network interfaces (PoE and WiFi) as well as GPS. Flexible development platform, accelerating creation of finished reader products, offers single unified software interface lets developers consume diverse sensor data and acts as hub for various transport interfaces and communication plug-ins. 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

Haptic Development Kit enables tactile feedback prototyping.

September 8, 2014

Using Bluetooth® low energy and iOS app, DRV2605EVM-BT Kit enables designers to create haptic sequences and LED patterns for tactile feedback, notifications, and alerts from pre-licensed library of more than 100 haptic effects, eliminating wires and need to design haptic waveforms. Kit features DRV2605 haptic driver for ERM/LRA, SimpleLink™ Bluetooth CC2541 wireless microcontroller, and both LRA and alkaline battery support, enabling designers to mount board to any surface for prototyping. Read More