Digi International introduced the XBee Wi-Fi, an embedded module that enables industry leading low power, serial-to-Wi-Fi networking in the popular XBee form factor. Because of the XBee’s common footprint and application programming interface (API)...
Sealevel Systems introduces the DIO-16-LPCIe low profile PCI Express digital I/O interface adapter. The DIO-16-LPCIe provides 8 optically isolated inputs and 8 Reed relay outputs, perfect for a variety of monitoring and control applications.
Any new innovation experiences obstacles. In LED lighting, one problem is the issue of Electromagnetic Interference (EMI), or unwanted noise signals.
Teseq Inc. introduced an aerospace test application for use in its Compliance 5 EMC test software. The DO-160 RF emissions and immunity test module is asserted to make set-up and testing fast and easy. Preloaded, standard hardware configurations and limit lines enable
iKey introduces a new high-bright line of robust panel-mount displays manufactured for optimal viewing in direct and indirect sunlight. “Outdoor HMI applications require displays that are designed for both bright and ambient light conditions...
Scandals are unpleasant to say the least, and dealing with them can be costly. Bad publicity destroys careers, lives, and closes down companies. Deservedly or not, employees of News of the World can already attest to this unfortunate fact. The rest of the world, especially us fellow engineers, watches events like these with a sense of immunity, that it’s about them not us. Are we immune?
Highland Technology has released its latest industrial/aerospace VME module, the model V210 relay board. The V210 features 64 SPDT electromechanical power relays under VME register control. Features include
Omega Engineering’s CL540ZA Series of thermocouple simulators check and calibrate all thermocouple instruments. The easy-to-read backlight display makes this product
Hittite Microwave Corporation has introduced the first product in the new Automatic Gain Control product line. The HMC992LP5E combines a high performance analog voltage variable attenuator (VVA) core with a
In this video, Jeri shows how to build a digital direct conversion receiver (Software Radio) using sampling detectors and FPGA DSP processing
OEMs now face heightening challenges which threaten their very livelihoods, forcing them to look at more innovative ways of developing new products to give them the edge over rival outfits.
The SAM9 ARM926-based family of microcontrollers (MCUs) from Atmel target applications in smart device, human machine interface, and machine-to-machine market segments.
Return to Zero is a funny comic strip for engineers, with lab humor, odd situations, and exploding circuits that of course makes a sport out of solving the trickiest of engineering problems.
As miniaturization continues to be a key goal for designers of high-tech gadgets, STMicroelectronics has announced the world’s smallest combined crystal and real-time clock (RTC) IC for time, calendar and alarm functions.
Designed specifically to suit +12 or +24 VDC industrial applications where a wide input range within a standard package is highly desirable, this new series can accommodate a very wide input voltage range from +9 to +32 VDC.
In an effort to help data center managers increase control and operating efficiency of their precision cooling systems, Emerson Network Power has added Liebert iCOM controls to the Liebert XDC refrigerant chiller.
The Ashcroft GC35 digital pressure sensor provides remote signaling, local reading and pressure control, all in one small, rugged design. Equipped with a 4-20mA analog output, 4 digit LED display and programmable switch contacts, this multi-function instrument performs the functions of a transducer...
In early 2008, I asked my Merrill Lynch broker for a list of stocks of American robot manufacturers. He couldn't provide me with more than two. So I went online with Bloomberg and found a list of 120 companies involved with automation.
Protect your iPhone 4 between two hard-back covers. Fold the covers back-to-back to talk. It feels great in your hand. BookBook allows edge-to-edge iPhone access.
United Electronic Industries (UEI) announced the release of the DNA/DNR-DIO-470, 10-channel, high-current, electromechanical relay boards for use with UEI’s “Cube” and RACKtangle I/O Series, respectively. The DIO-470 boards are
A new series of Hardware Mounting Kits for PC-104 and PC-104-Plus bus drives suitable for limited space design/installation applications has been introduced by Keystone Electronics Corp. Engineered to
SMSC introduced a programmable USB power controller. The controller comes in three models – the UCS1001-1, UCS1001-2, and UCS1002 – and offers advanced USB based charging capabilities for engineers designing
The HDM Series from Stackpole is a low cost carbon film thru hole resistor with superior moisture withstanding capabilities.
In this episode we talk to Adrian Woolley, marketing director for microcontrollers for Atmel, on their Sensors Xplained software drivers announcement.
The CVCO55FLM-0137-0171 operates from 137 MHz to 171 MHz with a control voltage range of 0.5V~4.5V. This VCO (Voltage Controlled Oscillator) features a typical phase noise of -118 dBc/Hz @ 10KHz offset and has excellent linearity.