XMOS today announces the launch of the latest version of xTIMEcomposer Studio development suite for its xCORE multicore microcontrollers. The new integrated development environment (IDE) includes everything required for embedded design in a single Eclipse-based environment....
IAR Systems announced the availability of version 4.20 of its embedded development toolchain IAR Embedded Workbench for AVR32. The version includes major enhancements to the advanced code optimizations technology, gaining significantly faster code execution as well as
Texas Instruments announced the SimpleLink Wi-Fi CC3000 BoosterPack. The new Wi-Fi BoosterPack is powered by the company’s SimpleLink Wi-Fi CC3000 module, which offers simplified Wi-Fi connectivity for microcontroller (MCU)-based systems. Working with both the
Silicon Labs introduced development kits and application software demonstrations for the EFM32 Wonder Gecko microcontroller (MCU) family, which was developed by Energy Micro, recently acquired by Silicon Labs. The Wonder Gecko MCU line is based on the ARM Cortex-M4 processor core....
element14 has selected the Adafruit’s FLORA kit to provide the computing platform for its latest challenge, which challenges engineers and developers to design and develop their own piece of wearable technology. The FLORA allows designers to create products that are far more integrated....
Optimal customer support is the main focus of the new website from drive specialist Nanotec Electronic. At its core is the new online configurator. In just a few clicks, customers can assemble a motor solution that precisely meets their needs, complete with a brake, encoder and planetary gearbox.
The CMM-3020 is a fully featured application development board based on the MPXS3020 MCU. The MPXS3020 features dual, e200z7d Power Architecture cores and operates either in Lock-Step Mode for safety-critical applications requiring IEC 61508 SIL3 compliance or in Decoupled Parallel Mode for applications requiring maximum performance.
Delcross Technologies announced the release of its EMIT (Electromagnetic Interference Toolkit) Version 3.3 software. Among the new features in this new release are 23 new pre-defined transceiver, receiver and transmitter definitions. EMIT is a software framework for cosite simulation and management of installed RF systems.
Plunify announced the immediate availability of Altera Quartus II for designing with Stratix, Cyclone and Arria devices. Quartus II is recognized as an easy-to-use software platform for programmable logic design. The new relationship with Altera marks the production availability of
Newhaven Display and Digi-Key have developed a new PIC32 adapter board, the NHD-3.5-320240MF-PIC EVAL BOARD. This display adapter provides the designer with a color resistive touch LCD (NHD-3.5-320240MF-ATXL#-T-1) and hardware interface for
Newark element14 today announced the launch of its multi MEMS development board for Xtrinsic sensors, a low-cost enablement solution that allows designers to easily understand and test the latest sensing technologies with a next generation accelerometer, pressure sensor and a magnetometer to measure motion....
In the mid- to late-decades of the 20th century, the job description of the average, workaday electrical engineer included what might be termed “basic bill of materials” management – BOM 1.0, if you will. Essentially, BOM 1.0 involved weeks if not months of specifying, sourcing, and documenting component and materials choices....
Zilog introduced a new reference design, the Mini-Z USB Design Board. The board incorporates a USB host and peripheral functionality with the company’s portfolio of Mini-Z modules. This hardware design uses a Max3421E USB transceiver to provide an interface to USB communications with supporting
Engineering teams are under increasing pressure to get their products to market faster and, for many projects, developing software is now the critical path. The DesignWare ARC EM Starter Kit has been designed to accelerate software development.
Customer Use Board System provides for evaluation and validation of ArcticLink III VX and BX devicesMay 30, 2013 3:14 pm | Quicklogic Corporation | Product Releases | Comments
QuickLogic Corporation announced the development of the Customer Use Board (CUB) System, which provides for easy evaluation and validation of ArcticLink III VX and BX devices in customer platforms. CUB is an ideal solution for smartphone and tablet system architects who require easy prototyping and testing platforms to accelerate their design efforts.
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) introduced its OMAP5432 processor-based evaluation module (EVM) for high-performance industrial applications. The OMAP5432 EVM is said to enable quick, easy evaluation and benchmarking for applications demanding high-performance processing and graphics at
Microchip Technology Inc. expanded its Arduino compatible chipKIT platform ecosystem, with new tools from Digilent, Inc., the Fair Use Building and Research (FUBAR) Labs, and Schmalz Haus LLC. These new tools are based on Microchip’s 32-bit PIC32 microcontrollers (MCUs) in prototyping-friendly
Kontron announced the ready-to-use SMARC Starterkit. The kit offers developers fast entry into the world of embedded ARM processors, which is now highly scalable owing to SMARC Computer-on-Modules. The kit comes in a sturdy transport case, has all the cables already connected and is
With its new StarterKit, Nanotec Electronic is helping companies choosing and commission the optimum drive. Various motor settings can be tested, and different operating modes such as open loop and closed loop can be
Global Specialties today introduced the AAR Arduino Robot. The AAR Arduino Robot is a small autonomous mobile robot which is perfect for those new to the robotics world and also for experienced Arduino fans. Great for both hobbyists and for school projects.
Texas Instruments announced the Sensor Hub BoosterPack for its Tiva C Series TM4C123G LaunchPad. This plug-in daughter card that allows ARM Cortex-M4 MCU developers create products with up to seven types of motion and environmental sensing capabilities. The board and software enables
element14 launched the low cost triple-play Embedded Pi platform that bridges the massively popular design worlds of Raspberry Pi, Arduino and 32 bit embedded ARM. One of a strong pipeline of exclusive Raspberry Pi accessories to be launched this year...
Altera Corporation announced the availability of its Cyclone V SoC Development Kit. Developed in collaboration with ARM, this kit features the recently announced ARM Development Studio 5 (DS-5) Altera Edition Toolkit software, an FPGA-adaptive debugging tool that
Microchip Technology Inc. expanded its embedded-wireless portfolio to include the PIC32 Bluetooth Audio Development Kit, featuring modules, stacks and CODECs, and XBee footprint-compatible socket modules with integrated stacks. The new Wi-Fi offerings comprise IEEE 802.11b/g Wi-Fi modules with
Premier Farnell announced the global availability of Freescale Semiconductor’s newest Freedom Development Platform for evaluating Kinetis K20 MCUs at element14. The new FRDM-K20D50M Development Platform is form-factor compatible with the Arduino R3 pin layout, providing