The Opal Kelly XEM6110 integration module is based on a Xilinx Spartan-6 (XC6SLX45) FPGA. In addition to a high gate-count FPGA, the module uses the blazing transfer rate of PCI Express for configuration downloads, enabling
IBM scientists unveiled a new chip technology that integrates electrical and optical devices on the same piece of silicon, enabling computer chips to communicate using pulses of light.
Watteco announced it is collaborating with Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) on an ultra-low-power, intelligent communications solution that will enable the next generation of connected appliances.
Electrical engineers generated short, powerful light pulses on a chip – an important step toward the optical interconnects that will likely replace the copper wires that carry information between chips within today’s computers.
Dave of the EEVblog describes the design of his open source hardware uCalc credit card sized calculator / computer.
Intel announced the configurable Intel Atom processor E600C series, which features an Intel Atom E600 processor (formerly codenamed “Tunnel Creek”) paired with an Altera Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) in a single package.
Atmel, a leader in microcontroller and touch solutions, announced the new Atmel SAM3N series to expand their ARM Cortex-M3 Flash Family.
Akros Silicon shows off its Power System-on-Chip solution with Power-over Ethernet capability at electronica 2010.
Silicon Labs shows off the latest in their timing device portfolio at electronica 2010.
Stealth Computer has released a new ultra small PC designed specifically for in-vehicle/mobile/embedded applications. The LPC-100M operates from 10 V to 26 VDC power input making it suitable for DC powered applications. Features include
SIE Computing Solutions, Inc, introduced a 3U seven-slot CompactPCI benchtop chassis. This latest addition to the SIE 505 Series is a configurable enclosure solution for systems in embedded telecommunications, military, and test and measurement applications. This
Fairchild Semiconductor developed the AccuPower load switch series, said to be the industry’s first 2.8V to 36V integrated load switches, intended to address the designer’s mid-voltage needs. These load switches feature
Sullins Connector Solutions expanded its offering of high-temperature devices to include a full series of double-row, Dual Edge Connectors. The new series is engineered to facilitate board-to-board extensions, and to
Stewart Connector announced the release of the RoHS-compliant SS-39200 Series of Category 6a 8P8C modular plugs. Engineered for use in a range of high-speed networking and computing applications, the SS-39200 Series' mechanical design is comprised of
Murata demonstrates their self-balancing unicycle-riding robot at the 2010 electronica conference.
Adaptive Network Solutions, a leading system design house, its @ANY2400SC IEEE 802.15.4/ZigBee RF module for 2.4 GHz ISM band. With an ultra-small footprint of just over 3 square centimeters, the new module offers a combination of
Future Technology Devices International Limited (FTDI) released the FT4232H USB serial/hub module designed to connect to the company’s V2DIPx modules, as well as any USB Host interface (e.g. PC). This product
Power Integrations introduced HiperTFS, an integrated power supply IC family for high-power applications. The device family members incorporate both a two-switch-forward converter and a flyback standby power converter into a
Ted Tewksbury, the CEO of IDT, discusses their latest devices at the 2010 electronica conference.
Silicon Laboratories Inc. introduced what it asserts is the industry’s most frequency flexible in-circuit programmable CMOS clock generators. The new Si5350/51 octal clock generators with on-chip voltage-controlled crystal oscillators (VCXOs) replace
Aeroflex announced its S-Series RF signal generator family touting simplicity, portability, modularity, and RF performance at an attractive price. The first in the series is the SGA analog RF signal generators. They are compact and lightweight with
Texas Instruments announced its newest digital signal processor (DSP), the TMS320C66x, and four scalable C667x devices. Built with multiple 1.25 GHz DSP cores, it is said to be the industry’s first 10 GHz DSP with
The Tecate Group announced the newest members of the PowerBurst family of cylindrical, radial leaded ultracapacitor cells. The new TPLE Series is 100 percent RoHS compliant, and offers extended operating temperature up to 85°C. Capacitance values range from
Based on Intel’s latest Atom E6XX processor, the ACR301 responds to the growing requirement for embedded computing solutions that consume minimal power and dissipate minimal heat.
Rice University research that capitalizes on the wide-ranging capabilities of graphene could lead to circuit applications that are far more compact and versatile than what is now feasible with silicon-based technologies.