Altium Limited (Sydney, Australia) announces the release of Altium Designer 14.2, the latest update of the DesignVision Award-winning Altium Designer 14. For this release, the emphasis of development was around the use of copper areas on the board.
Factories can transmit industrial temperatures with the Novato (MAXREFDES16#) reference design, a 4–20mA loop-powered temperature transmitter with the HART communication protocol from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (San Jose, CA). This smart transmitter enables low-power temperature measurement from -200°C to +850°C with accuracy better than ±0.1% or ±1.0°C.
The recently signed cooperation between Felicitas Customized Engineering GmbH and CadSoft Computer GmbH (London) gives EAGLE users access to the new simulation tool, developed by Felicitas Customized Engineering. Within this cooperation, Felicitas uses EAGLE as a front end for their simulation tool for signal integrity, PCBSim....
STMicroelectronics (Geneva) announced an easy-access development platform for its M24SR dynamic NFC tags that are now entering volume production in all memory densities and package options. Aiming to accelerating the design of IoT applications, the M24SR Discovery Kit contains
Seagate Technology plc delivered two new development tools related to its Kinetic Open Storage platform— the Seagate Kinetic Ethernet Drive interface and the Seagate -Card development adapter. Both tools have been accepted by the Open Compute Foundation....
Plug-and-play position detection prototype kit aims to speed time to market for instrument developmentFebruary 12, 2014 2:48 pm | Calsensors | Product Releases | Comments
Cal Sensors (Santa Rosa, CA) launched a new Position Detection Prototype Kit, a plug-and-play tool designed to accelerate prototyping and product development for position or flash detection instruments. Applying PbS and PbSe detector technologies, the kit allows engineers to
Automatic code review and validation tool presents flexibility and efficiency to Ada software developersFebruary 12, 2014 12:11 pm | Product Releases | Comments
AdaCore (New York, NY) announced the release of CodePeer 2.3, the latest version of its static analysis tool for the automated review and validation of Ada source code. CodePeer assesses potential bugs before program execution to find errors efficiently and
B&B Electronics (Ottawa, IL) and RacoWireless announced they offer a Spectre cellular router packaged with a prepaid wireless data plan as a starter kit for customers who are developing industrial M2M monitoring and control applications. Included with B&B Electronics’ rugged Spectre 3G cellular router is a
Microsemi Corporation (Aliso Viejo, CA) unveiled its new FPGA-based Secure Boot Reference Design for embedded microprocessors. This new reference design uses the advanced security features in its mainstream SmartFusion 2 SoC FPGAs to securely boot any application processor in an embedded system....
ALMEF UG (Dresden, Germany) introduces a new analog IC selection process at www.DCDCselector.com. Additionally special applications are considered. For example engineers in the automotive business can search for AEC-Q100 qualifications, others for extended temperature boundaries or package families.
Cadia Networks (Laguna Hills, CA) announces the latest addition to its ARM product offerings in the form of a development kit for the iMX6 family of ARM SBCs, the iMX6-DK. This kit provides a single-box solution for OEMs....
Global Specialties (Yorba Linda, CA) introduced the PB-507. The PB-507 Advanced Analog & Digital Electronic Design Workstation is a powerful, versatile tool for circuit designers, engineers, technicians, students, and hobbyists.
PLS Programmierbare Logik & Systeme is exhibiting the Universal Debug Engine (UDE) 4.2 at its Booth 4‑310 in Hall 4 at embedded world 2014, February 25‑27, 2014 in Nuremberg, Germany. The UDE 4.2 features greatly enhanced control and test methods for multicore targets....
Holt Integrated Circuits introduced several application development kits to complement its recently introduced family of autonomous ARINC 429 devices, HI-8470, HI-8475 and HI-8476. These devices connect directly to the ARINC 429 bus and enable transmission or reception of data without using an MCU or software.
Coilcraft has announced its new RF and Power Inductor Product Finder App for Apple and Android smart phones. This free application enables users to quickly select the best inductor for their design and order free evaluation samples, all from their mobile phone.
Sundance Multiprocessor Technology has launched the SMT166 dual-FPGA platform for R&D into the use of large FPGAs for high-performance reconfigurable computing and large-scale embedded systems applications as well as system-on-chip (SoC) simulation. At the same time, Sundance has announced that the SMT166 has been chosen as the prototyping platform....
For the ARM7 microcontroller gridARM, PEAK-System provides an evaluation board as development platform. The Linux-based system leads out the microcontroller interfaces Gigabit Ethernet, High-speed CAN, USB 2.0, RS-232, SPI, and I²C. Furthermore, the board has 8 digital inputs and 8 outputs....
Movea, Xm-Squared, and Texas Instruments (TI) demonstrated their new G-series high-performance multisport wearable solution at the Movea stand during CES. The G-series takes user experience to the next level with this energy-optimized solution for highly accurate activity tracking and advanced sports and sleep monitoring....
CTS Electronic Component Solutions and Microsemi Corporation built and tested a joint reference design to offer high quality products for applications requiring a master clock with a fan-out buffer that deliver ultra-low jitter without compromising performance.
The new ethermVIEW liquid crystal thermographic analysis system provides optical temperature measurements of active PCBs and components. The system uses the color response of thermochromic liquid crystals (TLC) for non-invasive thermal studies. Developed
Ingenia Motion Control released a starter kit Input/output expansion board for its Pluto Series miniature servo drives. It allows the rapid evaluation of the motion control capabilities with an easy and direct access the I/O signals available on the servo drive. The module replicates
GE’s Critical Power business announced the launch of its cloud-based Power Module Wizard, providing board designers with an intuitive tool to help them easily select the optimal DC/DC modules for their power board. The tool is said to help board designers
Altium Limited announced a new major release of its TASKING C compiler solution for automotive application development, supporting the Power Architecture-based microcontrollers from the Freescale Qorivva/5xxx Series and STMicroelectronics SPC5 Series. The new compiler brings
Laird announced the release of the Laird Bluetooth Selection Tool. This simple online tool is presented as a resource for engineers to quickly narrow down the company’s Bluetooth offerings and choose the optimal Bluetooth module solution for their specific project requirements.
Wurth Electronics Midcom announced the release of a new online tool: the Gap Calculator. The Gap Calculator tool provides a quick calculation of the gap length of a transformer’s core once the desired AL value and the package are known.