Xilinx announced at NIWeek 2011 that National Instruments has expanded its NI Reconfigurable I/O (RIO) advanced control and monitoring product portfolio with the introduction of the highest performance and first multicore NI CompactRIO systems and smallest NI Single-Board RIO devices built using Xilinx flagship Spartan-6 FPGAs.
Windlift is a company with a novel power-generation system using a deployable release-and-recover kite to harvest wind energy in places where traditional power technologies are not available.
Xilinx announced it is sponsoring a Graphical System Design Achievement Award at NIWeek 2011.
National Instruments Honors Engineering and Science Innovation With 2011 Graphical System Design Achievement AwardsAugust 8, 2011 8:15 am | News | Comments
National Instruments honored 17 innovative applications developed by engineers, scientists and researchers from around the world at the fourth annual Graphical System Design Achievement Awards. At the award ceremony held during the annual NIWeek conference and exhibition...
Globalstar and Geoforce announced that the largest producer of oil and natural gas in the United States has selected Geoforce and Globalstar to help monitor the safety and location of its lone workers.
Last week, Nippon Pulse America announced a 4 mm linear shaft motor suitable for piezo type applications. Here is a video of the device operating under water.
In today's podcast we talk to Nelson Quintana of Renesas about their new RL78 microcontrollers.
In this video Systems Engineer, Eduardo Montanez, explains how he and his team created and designed The Tower System, a modular development platform which helps embedded developers bring their products to market faster.
Bourns Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced the availability of two new evaluation boards for RS-485-based applications.
Rated for voltages up to 42,000 Volts DC, Cicoil’s High Flex – High Voltage Silicone Wire is durable, flame retardant (UL 94V-0), free of halogens and performs exceptionally well in extreme temperature conditions...
Omnetics Connector Corporation, the leading manufacturer of miniature high-rel connectors, has a hybrid Micro/Nano Connector designed to reduce weight and space while meeting design requirements.
As NASA’s Juno begins its five-year voyage to the planet Jupiter, image sensor technology from Eastman Kodak Company is on board to help capture images of the gas giant as never before. The KODAK KAI-2020 Image Sensor was selected by Malin Space Science Systems to
Ethertronics launched Ether 1.3.1, an Adaptive Antenna solution.
Ultra low power (ULP) RF specialist Nordic Semiconductor announced successful wireless communication tests between a prototype design for a small, low-cost Bluetooth low energy proximity fob and Broadcom’s BCM4330, the industry’s first combo chip solution certified to the Bluetooth 4.0 standard.
CandM Corporation, a vertically integrated manufacturer of bulk cable, coil cords, and cable assemblies, has announced the release of a new white paper entitled, -Understanding the Electrical Performance of Category Cables-
An electromagnetic three-phase motor, invented by EPFL?s Integrated Actuators Laboratory, will enable the watchmaking industry to build watches that are three times more efficient and that can include more applications.
Power Integrations announced financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2011. Net revenues for the second quarter were $80.2 million, up four% from the prior quarter and up slightly compared with the second...
Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. announced that its board of directors has appointed Garry Rogerson, Ph.D., as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer and board member, effective as of August 4, 2011. Dr. Hans Betz,...
The Plenary Session at the 2011 Darnell Power Forum (DPF ’11) will feature senior executives from Efficient Power Conversion, Electric Power Research Institute, IBM, Qualcomm, SemiSouth Laboratories, Petra Solar and Transphorm. Plenary session topics...
In this video, shot at NI Week, Ian Wong demonstrates a wireless data transmisison system developed and controlled by LABView.
Meggitt Sensing Systems introduced Endevco Model 2262A, a rugged, hermetically sealed, critically damped piezoresistive shock accelerometer with 500 mV full scale output, designed to support automotive, aerospace and general in-house laboratory structural, environmental, and impact testing requirements, including
The High Performance Foams Division of Rogers Corporation has been awarded a Silver Performance Excellence Award for 2010 by Boeing. The Boeing Performance Excellence Award is given to Boeing suppliers for superior supplier performance over a year’s time.
Data Device Corporation (DDC) introduced a DO-254 certifiable MIL-STD-1553 PMC card utilizing DDC’s Enhanced Mini-ACE core in an ASIC design to achieve very high-reliability (MTBF). The BU-65596F/M incorporates
Crystek's CVCOT8BE-0800-1600 TO-8 VCO (Voltage Controlled Oscillator) operates from 800 MHz to 1600 MHz and provides high-performance frequency control in harsh, demanding environments. These VCOs feature a typical phase noise of -92 dBc/Hz @ 10KHz offset...
The International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED) is accepting paper, panel and speaker proposals, as well as exhibitor and sponsorship applications, for its 13th annual event.