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....
Syfer Technology announced a set of tuning rod kits created specifically to help RF engineers determine more efficiently and precisely the capacitors they need for their next design. They are classed as design aids and can be supplied free of charge to RF design and test engineers on application. These kits are
Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) today announced the availability of the EPC9004 development board, featuring EPC’s enhancement-mode gallium nitride (eGaN) field effect transistors (FETs). This board demonstrates how recently introduced IC gate drivers, optimized for GaN FETs...
Schmartboard has just released a new product -- the Texas Instruments MSP430F5172 Development SchmartModule. This board is an easily to use platform featuring the MSP430F5172 from Texas Instruments. This 4th generation MSP430 includes a 25 MHz core, a 10 bit Analog to digital converter, a 32 bit hardware multiplier, and a precision Timer D PWM capable of 4 ns resolution.
Developers of high-end set-top boxes and video gateways can significantly reduce time to market for their new products offering rich multi-screen viewing experiences, by taking advantage of the Reference Design Kit (RDK) from Comcast, now pre-integrated with the Orly STiH416 system-on-chip from STMicroelectronics.
The Resistive 4.3" GEMstarter-kit kit provides everything needed to create a GUI and drive a color display, including a 480 x 272 TFT LCD, an integrated touch panel and controller board, stylus, and USB PC interface cable. The GEMstarter-kit comes with a free 30-Day Trial of GEMstudio, Amulet’s embedded graphical user interface (GUI) design tool.
Color starter kits include all of the hardware and software you need to create and run a graphically rich GUI. Your embedded graphical user interface design can seemlessly be moved into production using Amulet's GEMmodules, saving time and effort and drastically shortening development time.
Microchip Technology Inc., announced what it asserts is the first and only Wi-Fi audio connectivity platform — featuring the new JukeBlox 3.2 platform and software development kit — to support all of the major mobile and PC operating systems along with
AdvanIDe announced the Blue Board Development Kit by NXP powered by the NXP CLRC663 IC. The bundled kit speeds time to market by giving OEMs and design houses boards, software, card samples and direct engineering support in a single package.
Committed to speeding the adoption of new technology for engineers, Newark element14 today expanded its Dev Kit HQ with a ‘quick find’ online product selector designed to help engineers source the latest products available by manufacturer and technology application.
Ericsson has unveiled an advanced industry-first toolkit that provides board-power designers with highly advanced software to configure, implement and monitor power conversion devices — from a single unit to a complete system — including the Ericsson 3E* digital Point-Of-Load (POL) regulators....
Developing a contactless payment terminal for Visa payWave and MasterCard PayPass cards has become quicker and easier with the launch today of an EMV pre-certified reference design by ams AG. The reference design, developed in collaboration with smart card software vendor Alcineo, implements all the functions of a contactless payment terminal...
Engineers looking to streamline bill of materials creation and management will find important new functions in the Fall 2012 release of Arena Solutions’ cloud-based BOMControl system. “New features simplify and speed the process of creating and managing bills of materials,” says Steve Chalgren, Arena’s vice president of product management and strategy.
Nano-ribbons of silicon configured so the atoms resemble chicken wire could hold the key to ultrahigh density data storage and information processing systems of the future. This was a key finding of a team of scientists led by Paul Snijders of the Department of Energy...
Using the world's fastest laser pulses to freeze the ultrafast motion of electrons and atoms, physicists have caught the action of molecules breaking apart and electrons getting knocked out of atoms. Their research helps us better understand molecular processes and ultimately be able to control them in many possible applications.
Electronics, computer, and science kits can help kindle technical interests in kids of all ages. Each year the holidays seem to arrive sooner than expected and parents of young people interested in science and technology search for gift ideas. This column provides some suggestions. Some projects require adult help or supervision.
Sunglass has launched out of beta with a major product update that establishes the company as the first to bring unparalleled efficiency to the massive global market of industrial engineers, mechanical engineers and product designers who use CAD tools in their daily workflow.
Microchip’s Grid-Connected Solar Microinverter Reference Design demonstrates the flexibility and power of SMPS dsPIC Digital Signal Controllers in Grid-Connected Solar Microinverter systems. This reference design has a maximum output power of 215 Watts and ensures maximum power point tracking for PV panel voltages between 20V to 45V DC.
The bq51013AEVM-764 evaluation module (EVM) demonstrates the receiver portion of the bqTESLA wireless power system. This receiver EVM is a complete receiver-side solution that produces 5 V out at up to 1 A when coupled with the bqTESLA transmitter. The bq51013AEVM-764 device shown on this EVM...
Please contact your local Altera sales representative for a copy of this reference design. The use of this design is governed by, and subject to, the terms and conditions of the Altera Hardware Reference Design License Agreement. You can use the Altera 1536 FFT/IFFT reference design to accelerate the implementation of 3rd generation partnership project (3GPP) long term evolution (LTE) based wireless networks.
The ZSTAR demo board was designed to demonstrate Freescale's latest innovations in sensors, wireless connectivity and embedded flash microcontrollers. This reference design will enable you to see how Freescale's accelerometers can add additional functionality to applications in various industries.
STMicroelectronics has released an innovative easy-access development platform for projects based on its new high-performance STM32 F3 microcontrollers, which are now starting to enter volume production. The new development platform, the STM32 F3 Discovery Kit, features built-in MEMS sensors—gyroscope and e-compass(1)—with 9 degrees of freedom (DOF) (2)...
Easily calculate the semiconductor power losses of your 3-phase inverter. Created for the Android, the new PowerSim app from Powerex can be used to calculate power losses and temperature rises of Powerex power semiconductors in 2-level, 3-phase inverters, based on operating conditions provided by the user.