Microchip Technology Inc. announced the release of Graphics Display Designer X (GDD X), an enhanced visual design tool that provides a quick and easy way of creating Graphical User Interface (GUI) screens for applications using Microchip’s 16-or 32-bit PIC MCUs. With GDD X, developers may
Making permanent connections is as easy as pie for fans of the credit-card size computer sensation known as Raspberry Pi. Available in full, half and quarter sizes at leading electronics distributor Newark element14, Adafruit’s Perma-Proto for Pi Breadboard PCB kits feature the same labelled breakouts as their Pi Cobbler, assuring a seamless transition.
Industry’s first reconfigurable DC arc detect reference solution enables designers to safeguard high-power DC systemsMarch 22, 2013 3:08 pm | Texas Instruments | Product Releases | Comments
Texas Instruments introduces the industry’s first fully programmable DC arc detect reference solution. The RD-195 makes it faster and easier for designers to address a growing need to safeguard high-power DC systems, such as automobile and aircraft battery management systems....
Macro Sensors offers an online Position Sensor Guide that quickly identifies the right LVDT linear position sensor for an application based on desired options such as measurement range, output, body diameter, operating temperature and other specs. Using selection criteria, the
Battery charger reference design regulates charger output in constant voltage and constant current modesMarch 21, 2013 10:15 am | Zilog | Product Releases | Comments
Zilog introduces its new Buck Converter Battery Charger Reference Design that employs Zilog’s Z8F042A MCU to control a step-down DC-DC converter (also known as a buck converter) that functions as a regulated power source. This buck converter battery charger hardware is capable of regulating charger output in a number of modes....
Power Integrations announced that the latest version of its popular power supply design software, PI Expert Suite 9.0, now includes support for its LinkSwitch-PL and LinkSwitch-PH LED-driver ICs and its recently introduced TinySwitch-4 off-line switcher IC family.
Online tool helps users configure and simulate 48-V PRM modules for PoL buck-boost or Factorized Power appsMarch 18, 2013 4:17 pm | Vicor Corp. | Product Releases | Comments
Vicor Corporation announced new user-configurability capabilities for its VI Chip PRM modules. The new PowerBench tool suite equips designers to customize and simulate efficient PRM modules for use as PoL buck-boost regulators or to drive VTM current multipliers and meet a broad range of
Holt Integrated Circuits announced formal MIL-STD-1553 RT validation of HI-6130/31, the world’s smallest BC/MT/ RT multi-terminal solution. Validation was performed at Test Systems, Inc., an independent Air Force approved testing service for MIL-STD-1553 remote terminals.
Texas Instruments introduced what is said to be the industry's first complete high-speed data converter system evaluation kit (HSDC-SEK). The HSDC-SEK-10 includes a pattern capture card, pattern generator card, low-jitter clock source, clean 10-MHz signal source and a multi-output regulated power supply.
Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) introduced the EPC9010 development board to help engineers start designing with a 100-V enhancement-mode gallium nitride (eGaN) field effect transistor (FET) in applications such as high-speed DC/DC power supplies, point-of-load converters, class D audio
Orca Systems announced a complete DVB-T2/T/C and analog TV front-end reference design for televisions with Orca’s ORC5310 hybrid TV tuner and Panasonic Corporation’s MN88472 demodulator. The ORC5310 is a single-chip, CMOS-based, hybrid TV tuner with analog demodulator that can receive both analog and digital signals....
Adeunis RF announced the availability of its Wireless Starter Kits, allowing immediate implementation of wireless capabilities on Bluetooth, ISM bands, Narrowband and Wireless M‐Bus transceivers (a world exclusive). The kits are based on the Raisonance brand Open4 development platforms and fully
Adeon Software House announced a new software tool, BOMArchitect, promising fast validation and processing of Bills of Materials (BOM). Developed to meet the needs of electronics manufacturers, this tool is positioned to replace the process of reviewing BOMs with a high-speed process that takes hours
Anaren, Inc. has introduced a family of four Anaren Integrated Radio (AIR) modules designed to help OEMs develop products that wirelessly communicate in compliance with the ZigBee standard. Based on the Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) CC2530 low-power RF SoC
Renco Design Kits allow the user to plan, design and test each part in an entire series to evaluate for size and performance. Renco Designer Kits are available in any Renco part type from surface mounts, common mode chokes and power inductors.
Power Integrations announced RDR-347, an LED-downlight reference design. The new circuit demonstrates the capabilities of the recently launched LYTSwitch IC family, which offers the industry’s best high-end dimming performance from a single-stage LED driver....
Analog Device added to its line of FPGA development platform-compatible FPGA mezzanine cards (FMC) incorporating JEDEC JESD204B SerDes (serializer/de-serializer) technology. Digital and analog designers can use the AD9250-FMC-250EBZ kit to simplify and rapidly prototype high-speed JESD204B A/D converter-to-FPGA platforms.
congatec AG announced the Qseven Mobility Kit, a complete starter package for the rapid prototyping of battery-powered embedded systems. Qseven embedded computer modules are positioned for virtually any low-power or ultra mobile embedded PC application owing to their compact size and
Microchip Technology Inc. and Digilent announced the jointly developed chipKIT uC32 open-source development platform, which is based on Microchip’s 32-bit PIC32 microcontroller, as well as the chipKIT Wi-Fi Shield. Digilent’s chipKIT uC32 development board has the same form factor as
RF modules ease exploration, testing, and fine‐tuning of a range of radio technologies in embedded systemsFebruary 21, 2013 12:10 pm | Product Releases | Comments
At the 2013 Embedded World Exposition, Europe’s flagship event for embedded electronics, Adeunis RF announced availability of Wireless Starter Kits, allowing immediate implementation of wireless capabilities on Bluetooth, ISM bands, Narrowband and Wireless M-Bus transceivers (a world exclusive).
Holt Integrated Circuits today announced the availability of evaluation boards for its latest discrete-to-digital product line. Three different boards are available to demonstrate the unique features of HI-8425, HI-8430 and HI-8435 product families.
Nuvoton Technology Corporation announces the launch of NUC123 series, a new 32-bit Cortex-M0 microcontroller with USB 2.0 Full Speed devices and a 10-bit ADC. The NUC123 series provides the high 72MHz operating speed, large 20KB SRAM and 8 USB endpoints which make it powerful in USB communication and data processing.
Global Specialties introduced the DL-030, Microprocessor Design Trainer. The DL-030 uses an FPGA chip, allowing a user to implement a fully functioning microcontroller in minutes. This complete and ruggedly packed trainer is positioned as providing a solid learning platform for
Raspberry Pi fans can add a display to their devices using three new Adafruit Pi Plate kits, which are available at electronics distributor Newark element14. The kits enable a display to be added to the Raspberry Pi without the usual wiring difficulties; they can control a 16x2 Character LCD using
Adeon Software House has announced a new software tool, BOMArchitect, for the super-fast, hassle-free, validation and processing of Bills of Materials (BOM). Developed to meet the needs of electronics manufacturers BOMArchitect replaces the time consuming and repetitive process of reviewing BOMs....