Sick Stegmann, Inc. introduces its user-programmable DiCoder CKS 36 programmable motor feedback system which provides resolution up to 2,048 pulses per revolution and commutation signals of up to 32 pole pairs. It provides rugged operation and precise performance in applications with operating temperatures ranging from -20°C to 110°C. These encoders feature Mini-Disc (MiDi) technology, a very small code disc that includes a track radius of 2 mm
Aonix announced its ObjectAda RAVEN for Windows, targeting the Wind River VxWorks 653 multi-partition RTOS for PowerPC. The platform features an enhanced safety-critical Ada runtime that communicates to the underlying RTOS through the ARINC-653 APEX interface, enabling high execution and safety certification efficiency.
Virtium Technology, Inc. announced its family of small form-factor very low profile (VLP) DDR3 registered ECC SODIMM, VLP DDR3 ECC SODIMM, VLP DDR3 SO-RDIMM and VLP DDR3 SO-CDIMM ECC memory for embedded systems. These devices are for space constrained AdvancedTCA, AdvancedMC, MicroTCA, PicoTCA, PC104, SBB canisters and PICMG SBCs.
PrismTech announced its integrated circuit ORB (ICO), an IP core that provides standards-based CORBA protocol messaging for FPGA logic blocks. It provides communications to application components implemented in hardware devices such as FPGAs, ASICs and CPLDs without the use of resource-sapping proxies, a soft-core GPP or any other hardware abstraction layer necessary to facilitate integration.
STMicroelectronics announces its LIS244AL ultra-compact 'low-g' linear accelerometer. Its ultra-compact square footprint and low power consumption makes the motion-sensing device well suited for battery-powered portable applications such as mobile phones, portable multimedia players or remote controls. The device incorporates in a single package a robust, dual-axis MEMS sensor and a CMOS interface chip that provides two simultaneous, real-time analog outputs
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