Controls and Controllers

Freescale Unleashes 10 ColdFire® Microcontrollers For Low-End 32-Bit Embedded Systems

Highly integrated MCUs backed by complimentary development tools enable cost-effective connectivity and ultra-low-power applications AUSTIN, Texas - Sept. 17, 2007 - Addressing the need for flexible connectivity and energy efficiency in the embedded world, Freescale Semiconductor has added 10 highly integrated microcontrollers (MCUs) to the company's extensive 32-bit ColdFire® portfolio....

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Controls and Controllers

Lam Research Corporation Ships First 300 mm 2300® Syndion(TM) System for 3-D IC Through-Silicon Via Etch

FREMONT, Calif., August 20, 2007-Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ: LRCX) today announced it has shipped its first 300 mm 2300 Syndion etch system, designed for 3-D IC through-silicon via (TSV) etch applications. Additional 300 mm shipments are expected this quarter. Production release of the 2300 Syndion is planned during the first half of 2008. We believe we are the first supplier to ship a 300...

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Controls and Controllers

Mouser Electronics Stocking New TI Power Management Products

TI Solves Design Challenges with Linear Regulators, Buck Controllers, and EPROMs Mansfield, Texas, USA - August 27, 2007 - Mouser Electronics, Inc., known for its rapid introduction of the newest products, today announced it has expanded its portfolio of new power management products from Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI). Mouser and TI work hand-in-hand to ensure the availability of TI's...

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Security Systems

Monitoring Device supports up to 4 pan-and-tilt cameras.

Suited for environmental and security monitoring, securityProbe features 4 built-in pan-tilt controllers as well as 32-bit Xscale PXA270 312 MHz processor; 128 MB nonvolatile flash memory; and 10/100 Mbps Ethernet, serial, USB, RS485, and Modbus ports. It also has 8 full autosense RJ-45 ports for connection to AKCP intelligent sensors. Running on Linux embedded OS, system offers 640 x 480 pixel...

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Motor Control replaces hydraulic motors and actuators.
Controls and Controllers

Motor Control replaces hydraulic motors and actuators.

Combining fly-by-wire electronic controller, brushless DC motor, and 2-stage planetary gearbox, Integrated Motor Control covers operating voltages from 24-48 Vdc, provides 35-235 Nm peak torque, and uses CANopen communications protocol. Gearbox uses straight and helical gears and is fully greased for quiet operation. Measuring 7.3 x 3.2 x 5.4 in., control can open and close hoppers, valves, and...

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Controls and Controllers

Trimble and DICKEY-john Partner to Offer Farmers a Wide Range of 'Hybrid' Precision Farming Solutions

DECATUR, Ill., Aug. 28 / / - Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) and DICKEY-john(R) announced today that they have joined forces to offer farmers a complete precision farming solution that uses the most advanced agricultural electronic technology from both companies. The announcement was made today at the Farm Progress Show. The Trimble and DICKEY-john hybrid" systems will set new standards for the precision...

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Controls and Controllers

Switch/Control Bundles promote machine safety.

Safety Solutions Packages, comprised of bundled safety switches and safety control modules, facilitate machine safety planning process by providing ready-made physical protective guarding plan. Solutions cover machine protective guard applications such as pick and place packaging and assembly equipment, semiconductor manufacturing equipment, plastic molding equipment, woodworking, textile and...

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Controls and Controllers

Positioning Drive accelerates multi-axis machine changeover.

Used to facilitate adjustment of auxiliary axes, HIPERDRIVE enables fully automatic product and format changes on production machines with precision adjustment accuracy and reproducibility. Solution consists of fully integrated motor, gears, and absolute measurement system as well as performance and regulatory electronics. Able to be integrated into new and existing machines, unit comes in IP65...

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Controls and Controllers

Luminary Micro Stellaris® Microcontroller Products Now Available at Digi-Key

Thief River Falls, Minnesota - September 13, 2007 - Digi-Key Corporation announced today that the full line card of Luminary Micro's Stellaris family of Cortex(TM)-M3-based microcontrollers (MCUs) is now in stock. The availability of these products is in keeping with the signing of a global distribution agreement which was announced in June. Based in Austin, Tex., Luminary Micro, Inc. designs,...

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Computers

Chassis Plans Starts Shipping 101 Configured Rugged Computers to Long Island Rail Road

San Diego, CA - August 20, 2007 - Chassis Plans announced today they have begun shipping the Long Island Rail Road Audio/Visual Paging Systems. The contract calls for over 100 systems. The first deliveries of this modified COTS/Industrial(TM) 4U Chassis occurred 2 weeks after receipt of the contract from Long Island Rail Road. This period included engineering the modifications requested by LIRR....

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