Microchip Technology announced the expansion of its enhanced core 16-bit dsPIC33 and PIC24 “E” Digital Signal Controller (DSC) and microcontroller (MCU) families to include on-chip op amps and Microchip’s Charge Time Measurement Unit peripheral.
Logic Supply introduces the NC108-1HD AMD Fusion System, designed around a Nano-ITX motherboard featuring the 1.6 GHz AMD T56N embedded G-series Fusion APU.
MIPS Technologies and SYSGO announced they are collaborating to bring SYSGO’s embedded virtualization technology to MIPS32 processor cores.
While mobile technology is racing into the future, lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery technology is stuck somewhere in the ’90s. Neither consumers nor mobile product manufacturers are happy with its performance and battery life issues. The problem is thermal instability.
Fairchild Semiconductor developed the FAN6756 PWM controller featuring mWSaver technology, which enables the reduction of standby power loss in the external circuit without using additional support ICs. The single-chip green-mode PWM controller is capable of
Elma Electronic Inc. now offers the VPX-300, an OpenVPX reference platform designed to ensure interoperability among 3U VPX boards used within high performance, compute intensive applications. The OpenVPX backplane profile provides
Nallatech announced the availability of the PCIe-287N. This network processing card offers Xilinx 7-Series performance for network processing, cyber security, and algorithm-acceleration applications.
The MESA 7I69 is a remote 48 point TTL I/O card designed for fast real time PC based control systems. It communicates with the host with a robust RS-422 link with up to 100 ft link length. Standard CAT5 cables are used for wiring convenience. The card is
Atollic TrueSTUDIO is a premier C/C++ development tool for embedded developers, reducing time to market and increasing efficiency in your next embedded systems project.
HP announced a new industry program comprising a new server development platform, customer discovery lab and partner ecosystem to help customers significantly reduce complexity, energy use and costs.
element14 has announced availability of the SAM9 development kit, a full-featured evaluation board centred on Atmel’s ARM based AT91SAM9G45 processor.
IQD Frequency Products launched a new range of high specification crystals for specialist applications such as military, radar and pagers. The crystals are available in a variety of package styles including
The new Sitara AM335x ARM Cortex-A8 microprocessors from TI allow designers to explore infinite possibilities for upgrading their systems without increasing cost or power consumption.
Xilinx introduces the Virtex-7 2000T -- the world's highest capacity programmable logic device ever built.
With little room left to maneuver in the tough TV system-on-chip (SoC) market central to the ambitious Google TV initiative, Google partner Intel Corp. is quietly reshuffling resources away from the connected television semiconductor space and redirecting attention to the more profitable arena of chips for mobile devices like smartphones and tablets, according to
The impact of convergence on the design community is not just increasing in scope, it's also speeding up. Consolidation of functionality and integration of subsystems has meant that the very definition of what an embedded system is becomes more elusive.
Learn how Freescale's QorIQ Configuration Suite can help reduce multicore development time.
Steve Jobs’ has left a legacy that is hard to capture. His vision and product from Pixar to Apple are still growing.
STMicroelectronics, a global leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, has begun shipping the STM32F4 Discovery Kit to appointed distributors worldwide. The kit provides an ultra low-cost development environment enabling fast, convenient design starts using the new devices.
In today's podcast we talk to Bruce Douglass of IBM Rational on Ubiquitous Computing and the challenges it presents to the design engineering community.
SiTime’s SiT9121 and SiT9122 MEMS-based differential oscillators feature a high stability of up to ±10 ppm and 500 fs of integrated RMS phase jitter. They are suited for use in centralized and edge routers, SATA / SAS / Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters
MicroPower Direct’s MPO-200S Series of 200-W open frame AC/DC power supplies are fabricated on a miniature 3” x 5” PC board. Four standard models operate from a universal input of 90 V to 264 VAC, providing
Atmel, a leader in microcontroller and touch technology solutions, is sampling the Atmel SAM4S16, the first device in the Cortex-M4 processor-based family, to lead customers. With a continued commitment to its ARM-processor-based MCU offerings, Atmel is also unveiling its fifth generation Cortex-M4 based Flash MCUs.
Picochip and TEKTELIC, developers of high quality and high efficiency cellular radio solutions and micro base stations for CDMA, UMTS, LTE and WiMAX networks, today announced that they are collaborating on a phased development of a new small cell LTE micro eNodeB platform. The collaboration will incorporate Picochip’s fully featured LTE development system for small cells, the PC9608, into a real world, carrier-class device ready for deployment that will
IAR Systems announced the availability of a new version of IAR Embedded Workbench for ARM that adds significant speed optimizations and new features making it more powerful. Optimizations are targeted for the ARM CMSIS DSP library and for general speed improvements when generating code for Cortex-M processors.