Agilent Technologies, Inc. announces its U2000 series of USB-based power sensors which are lighter weight than typical power meters. Since the sensors operate without power meters or extra hardware modules, they save bench space, and make field work simpler. These sensors can be used with a variety of proprietary signal sources, spectrum analyzers and network analyzers, extending each instrument's capabilities to perform accurate average-power measurements.
Real-Time Innovations integrated Coral8’s complex event processing (CEP) engine with its high-performance messaging, caching and data-visualization infrastructure for real-time applications. With this combined system, developers can create and deploy distributed applications that are capable of processing millions of messages, data updates and events per second with latencies less than a millisecond.
American Sensor Technologies, Inc. announces its AST44LP and AST43LP low-pressure, hazardous area-approved pressure transmitters. These media-isolated, stainless steel units can perform in a variety of industrial applications. Both low-pressure transmitters are constructed with 316L SS wetted materials for complete compatibility with a range of liquids and gases. The AST44LP carries an UL/cUL 913 (CSA 157) approval
US Digital introduces its X3Q dual-axis absolute inclinometer which utilizes MEMS technology to sense tilt angles over the entire 360° range. The device is flexible with three different mounting orientations in any resolution between 1 to 9,000 CPR, and it offers a selectable damping value to suit users’ needs. Absolute Quadrature provides absolute data using standard quadrature signals. Typical applications include
Tyco Electronics announces its M8/M12 connector system which provides reliable connection to sensors and related products in the industrial machinery and factory automation markets. An established connection standard, M8/M12 connectors also find application outside of these industries where a compact connection system with environmental protection is required. Single end terminated cable assemblies use an over-molded construction with
PCB Piezotronics announces its series 1500 transducers and transmitters which offer a complete selection for pressure monitoring in general purpose and hazardous industrial environments. General purpose units feature a rugged, all-welded stainless steel construction. The design includes elimination of mechanical fasteners, washers, O-rings and fluid fills that enhance reliability and long-term repeatability of the units, making them suitable for a variety of laboratory, factory, field
Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. announced its Ensemble MPC-102 serial RapidIO-based advanced mezzanine card (AMC) for the telecom equipment market. It is a high-performance module that combines dual-core processing power, flexible I/O and a choice of RapidIO or PCI Express connectivity for AdvancedTCA and MicroTCA platforms. These platforms are well suited for applications in telecom, radar, sonar and image inspection.
Dataprobe released its iBootBar remote power distribution and management system that enables Web browser control of eight A/C power outlets for reboot and remote power control of multiple devices. Users can protect and maintain devices in areas that cannot be easily accessed, and they can streamline power control of servers and routers through a single Web interface.
Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing announced its VPX6-684 FireBlade II high-density 6U VPX Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) multi-layer switch/router board for rugged embedded aerospace and defense applications. It is available with 12, 20 or 24 GbE ports and up to 4x10GbE ports, and it is suitable for system integrators who are architecting secure high performance IPv4/v6 intra-platform networks.
PCB Piezotronics introduces its Model 130D22 combined ICP free field response pre-polarized array microphone and preamplifier. The microphone measures sound pressure levels and frequencies in the audible range, and it can be used simultaneously with ICP accelerometers to simplify test setups. It also incorporates an SMB connector, it provides seamless transition for many data acquisition systems and software set-ups
Omega Engineering, Inc. introduces its Omegafilm F2020 series of platinum thin film elements. They are equal in accuracy to many wire wound elements, but with a faster response. The temperature range is -70°C to 500°C, and they are available in 100?, 500? and 1,000? configurations in Class-A, Class-B and 1/3 DIN accuracies. Measuring 2.0 mm × 2.0 mm × 0.8 mm, they are suitable for use in tight places, and their flat profile allows for easy surface mounting.
MEN Micro, Inc. announced its model F211 single-slot, 3U, CompactPCI network controller with quad fast Ethernet (QFE) for expanded control of multiple network configurations including firewalls, gateways, routers and fieldbus data concentrators based on industrial Ethernet. This 32-bit, 33 MHz controller is qualified for an extended temperature range of -40°C to +85°C (-40°F to +185°F), making it suitable for harsh and mobile applications.
Express Logic, Inc. announced its ThreadX microcontroller edition RTOS (ThreadX/MCU) for 16-bit PIC24 microcontrollers and dsPIC digital signal controllers from Microchip Technology, Inc. It is a fully upward-compatible, reduced-size, 16-bit edition of the company’s 32-bit version. The device provides full pre-emptive scheduling, interrupt management, message passing, thread synchronization, resource locking
Sick Stegmann,Inc. introduces the DKV 60 incremental measuring wheel encoder which provides speed and position feedback in conveyor belt applications. Its versatility makes it a feedback option in woodworking machinery, storage and conveying, sorting systems, textile machinery, and printing and paper applications. The encoder features IP65 protection with a robust and space-saving design that is resistant to high levels of shock and vibration.
Spectrum Sensors and Controls introduces a snap-in temperature sensor with a clip design that allows the sensor to monitor air temperature within an enclosure. Its fast response thermistor element is integrated into a potted metal housing that can be securely snapped into a 0.30¨ diameter pre-drilled hole in sheet metal. This keeps the sensor off the sheet metal while the plastic molded body with strain relief thermally separates the assembly from the environment on the backside.