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LED light modeling and simulation shortens time-to-market, enhances light delivery

September 30, 2014 4:41 pm | Product Releases | Comments

VCC (Poway, CA) offers advanced design services that include LED light modeling and human vision simulation that predicts light behavior and provides a complete analysis of all photometric and colorimetric characteristics of any product design....

Research tool allows for cross referencing of an RF component database

September 19, 2014 2:24 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Coaxial Components Corp. (Stuart, FL) has developed a preeminent research tool for cross...

PCB assembly kit includes 5 pre-selected profiles digitally displayed

September 8, 2014 9:45 am | Product Releases | Comments

Beta LAYOUT LTD (Vacaville, CA) has developed a cost-effective PCB Assembly kit enabling the PCB...

Hardware and software solution slashes development time for advanced displays

September 5, 2014 8:55 am | Product Releases | Comments

Lascar Electronics (Erie, PA) has launched PanelPilotACE, a new hardware and software display...

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Industry’s first haptic + Bluetooth kit enables easy tactile feedback

September 3, 2014 3:10 pm | Texas Instruments | Product Releases | Comments

Texas Instruments (Dallas, TX) introduced the industry’s first wireless haptic development kit, providing system designers with a fast and convenient way to prototype eccentric rotating mass (ERM) motor and linear resonant actuator (LRA) haptic effects....

Sensor development kits accelerate Internet of Things system design

September 3, 2014 9:33 am | Silicon Laboratories Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Silicon Labs (Austin, TX) introduced two development kits to accelerate the design of environmental and biometric sensing applications for a wide range of Internet of Things (IoT) products. Target applications for the kits include home security systems, smart thermostats ...

Wireless charging and NFC reference design is automotive ready

August 27, 2014 10:12 am | Melexis, Freescale Semiconductor | Product Releases | Comments

Combining the automotive grade NFC (Near Field Communication) transceiver of Melexis with Freescale Semiconductor’s wireless charging technology enables a ready to use reference design solution that is positioned to free drivers from the dreaded low battery warning.

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Cloud-based IoT development tools remove the historical obstacles to device communication

August 13, 2014 9:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

RacoWireless (Las Vegas, NV), a global machine-to-machine (M2M) service provider, announced that it will launch Omega DevCloud, facilitating communication with IoT applications in a standardized, easy-to-use environment. The new product will remove the historical obstacles....

Development kit accelerates Internet of Things product development

July 29, 2014 11:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

CSR plc (San Jose, CA) announces the launch of its CSRmesh Development Kit, which will allow developers to get hands on with the recently launched CSRmesh Bluetooth Smart protocol. The kit, available from selected CSR distributors in July 2014, includes development boards....

Wireless power transfer demonstration kit delivers 35 W and Operates at 6.78 MHz

July 15, 2014 12:00 pm | Efficient Power Conversion | Product Releases | Comments

Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (El Segundo, CA) announced the immediate availability of a complete demonstration wireless power transfer kit. The system is capable of delivering up to 35 W into a DC load while operating at 6.78 MHz (the lowest ISM band).

Next-generation vault intended for collaboration and ECAD design data management

June 24, 2014 11:27 am | Altium | Product Releases | Comments

Altium Limited (Sydney, Australia)has announced the release of the next-generation of Altium’s enterprise data management and collaboration platform - Altium Vault 2.0. By centralizing, managing and formalizing the component libraries, design data and team collaboration using the Altium Vault ...

Tool kit cuts cable jacket, insulation, and strips wire

June 24, 2014 11:14 am | Product Releases | Comments

An upgraded tool kit with three essential hand tools that store in a handy trifold canvas pouch for all types of wire and cable preparation and repairs is being introduced by Xuron Corp. (Saco, ME). The Xuron TK2300 Wire Harness Tool Kit features the three tools used most for assembly and field service wiring applications....

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Prototyping kit streamlines upgrades of legacy MCU designs to 32-Bit ARM performance

June 16, 2014 9:28 am | Cypress | Product Releases | Comments

The $4 CY8CKIT-049 Prototyping Kit from Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (San  Jose, CA) enables designers to leverage the powerful 32-bit ARM Cortex-M0 core, programmable analog and digital peripherals, and the industry-leading CapSense capacitive touch-sensing technology of Cypress’s PSoC 4 architecture....

Reference designs describe drivers for dimmable PAR 30 and PAR 38 LED light bulbs

June 13, 2014 1:23 pm | Power Integrations | Product Releases | Comments

Power Integrations (San Jose, CA) announced four reference designs describing drivers for dimmable PAR 30 and PAR 38 LED light bulbs. Jointly developed by Power Integrations and CREE, the designs showcase the combination of Power Integrations’ LYTSwitch-4 driver ICs and CREE MT-G2 EasyWhite LEDs....

Mentor Graphics and Digi-Key bring professional EDA software to the engineering masses

May 28, 2014 12:26 pm | Digi-Key, Mentor Graphics Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Digi-Key Corporation has collaborated with Mentor Graphics Corporation to create a unique concept-to-prototype design tool targeted for green-field projects before transition to production. Available from Digi-Key, the Designer Schematic product from Mentor Graphics addresses escalating demand from professional engineers for Electronic Design Automation (EDA) software at an affordable price point for new R&D projects, while facilitating access to the latest parts.

2014 IMPACT Award Winner: Microchip Technology Inc. wins for Tools, Kits, and Reference Designs

May 23, 2014 12:05 pm | Microchip Technology Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip's (Chandler, AZ) MPLAB Harmony incorporates a 32-bit microcontroller firmware development framework which includes the licensing, resale and support of both Microchip and third-party middleware, drivers, libraries and real-time operating systems....

Setup wizard delivers direct path to wireless connectivity

May 22, 2014 5:05 pm | Laird Technologies | Product Releases | Comments

Laird (St. Louis, MO) announced the release of the new ConnexLink Setup Wizard. The Wizard provides a user-friendly and intuitive experience for first time configuration of ConnexLink radios. The Wizard pairs ConnexLink radios for use in critical serial cable replacement applications including weigh stations....

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Free iOS app designed for component search and selection

May 16, 2014 12:35 pm | Wurth Electronics Midcom, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Component manufacturer Würth Elektronik eiSos (Watertown, SD) has introduced a smartphone app for finding and selecting components using iOS devices. This universal app is compatible with all iOS versions and is optimized to run on iPhones and iPads. It is available to download free....

Development board features 256kb of flash and 32kb SRAM

May 15, 2014 8:36 am | Atmel Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Arduino and Atmel Corporation announced the latest development board, Arduino Zero. Arduino Zero is a 32-bit extension of the platform established by Arduino UNO. The Zero board aims to provide creative individuals with the potential to realize truly innovative ideas for smart IoT devices....

2014 IMPACT Award Winner: NI myRIO wins for Education Innovation

May 9, 2014 12:41 pm | by ECN Staff | National Instruments | Product Releases | Comments

The NI myRIO is an embedded hardware device that enables students to learn engineering concepts and design complex systems via a technology that’s based on powerful, industry-standard technology, but designed and priced specifically for the academic audience....

Developer's kit includes a VCA with a built-in feedback sensor and a programmable controller

April 30, 2014 3:36 pm | Bei Kimco Magnetics | Product Releases | Comments

To help customers get started with Voice Coil Actuators (VCA) and the sometimes confusing electronics needed for building a system, BEI Kimco Magnetics (Vista, CA) has introduced the VCA Developer's Kit - the first of its kind in the market. The completely self-contained kit includes a VCA....

52-page catalog details all standard and custom EMI/RFI shielding product options

April 28, 2014 2:04 pm | Tech-Etch Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Available in both interactive PDF and printed versions, the 2014 catalog from Tech-Etch (Plymouth, MA) details all standard and custom EMI/RFI shielding product options. The PDF format lets the user jump from page-to-page with a mouse click to download interactive sales drawings of selected products....

Reference design board measures current to an accuracy of ±1%

April 23, 2014 10:39 am | Product Releases | Comments

ams AG (Unterpremstaetten, Austria) has introduced a reference design board which measures current to an accuracy of ±1% by monitoring the voltage drop across a copper track on a PCB. The development of the new technique, which uses the ams AS8510 data-acquisition front end....

Web-based tool helps circuit designers identify the optimal electronic fuses for their projects

April 21, 2014 2:06 pm | Littelfuse, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Littelfuse (Chicago, IL) has introduced the Littelfuse iDesign Online Fuse Design and Selection Tool, a robust, web-based tool designed to help circuit designers identify the optimal electronic fuses for their projects. The Littelfuse iDesign tool, the first of its kind available from a circuit protection device supplier...

Development tools designed for Renesas low-power RL78 microcontrollers

April 16, 2014 10:01 am | Iar Systems Software | Product Releases | Comments

IAR Systems (Uppsala, Sweden) introduced an updated version, 1.40, of its embedded development tools IAR Embedded Workbench for Renesas RL78. The version includes several new features which further enhance and simplify development of applications based on Renesas low-power RL78 microcontrollers....

Thermal solutions guide designed for Xilinx All Programmable FPGAs, 3D ICs and SoCs

April 7, 2014 9:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

CTS Corporation (Elkhart, IN) and Avnet Electronics Marketing announce the release of a comprehensive thermal solutions guide for Xilinx All Programmable FPGAs, 3D ICs and SoCs. The guide is a tool that enables thermal design experts to quickly identify heat sink solutions....

Power IC model library features over 550 high fidelity and correlated simulation models

March 26, 2014 3:11 pm | Product Releases | Comments

EMA Design Automation announced version 4.1 of the AEi Systems’ Power IC Model Library for the Cadence PSpice simulator with over 550 high fidelity and correlated simulation models for power electronic designs. The Power IC Model Library includes model netlists....

Evaluation and development kit targeted at Industrial Internet of Things applications

March 25, 2014 4:09 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Echelon Corporation (San Jose, CA) introduced the FT 6000 Evaluation and Development Kit (EVK), targeted at developers who are creating, testing and deploying devices and control applications for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). The FT 6000 EVK packages the essential elements....

Development kit aids in the development of motor-control applications

March 11, 2014 10:27 am | Zilog | Product Releases | Comments

Zilog (Milpitas, CA) introduces its new MultiMotor Series Development Kit to aid in the development of motor-control applications using an assortment of Zilog MCUs designed specifically for motor control environments. Zilog’s Z16FMC MCU-based MultiMotor Series Development Kit...

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