Electronics News and Product Design Updates
06.10.2014 - 20:09
Freescale has launched an IoT gateway reference design, said to support applications such as building/home management, smart cities, networked industrial services, where performance and reliability are critical. The design is based around the company's QorIQ LS1021A processor which was announced in October 2013. According to Nick Sa...
Strain set to improve silicon’s performance in optoelectronic applications
03.10.2014 - 23:46
Researchers, led by the Southampton University's Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC), believe they have made a breakthrough in the use of silicon detectors in telecommunications. The research, reported in Nature Materials, describes how the team has engineered the electronic band structure of laser crystallised silicon photonic de...
Tiny camera module alerts sleepy drivers
03.10.2014 - 15:43
Researchers in Germany have created a miniature camera module for driver assistance systems, which they say could help to reduce the number of road accidents each year caused by sleepy drivers. Unlike conventional driver assistance technologies, the tiny camera relies on an integrated image sensor and processor to record and evaluate images.&...
Driverless cars: The future of transport?
03.10.2014 - 15:34
Google's driverless car is still attracting headlines and all the fuss has tightened the focus on the increasing amount of automation being applied in vehicles. But what is driving the trend to the driverless car and what issues will be encountered along the way? Will this increase in complexity force automotive manufacturers to ...
Auto MCU integrates 2D and 3D graphics for next gen clusters
02.10.2014 - 23:41
Spansion has expanded its Traveo range of automotive MCUs with the addition of a device which combines 2D and 3D graphics with a Cortex-R5 core. Matthias Bräuer, director of automotive MCU marketing, said: "We are combining a traditional MCU with graphics capability. The device is aimed at hybrid clusters with pointers and a dis...
Toshiba shrinks NAND flash memory modules
02.10.2014 - 15:21
Toshiba has used its 15nm process technology to fabricate what it claims to be the world's smallest embedded NAND flash memory modules. The 16GB memory devices are compliant with the latest e·MMC standard and are designed for applications such as smartphones, tablet PCs and wearable devices. Sample shipments are available ...
Oscilloscope series provides bandwidth range up to 750 MHz
02.10.2014 - 09:34
Teledyne LeCroy (Chestnut Ridge, NY) introduces the WaveSurfer 3074, extending the bandwidth range of the popular WaveSurfer 3000 series of oscilloscopes to 750 MHz. WaveSurfer 3000 oscilloscopes feature the MAUI advanced user interface, previously available only on higher-end oscilloscopes. This advanced user interface seamlessly integrates a d...
RS-232/422/485 SERIAL COMMUNICATION BOARDS
29.04.2013 - 23:40
ACCES I/O Products, Inc., announces the release of a new family of PCI-104 serial communication boards: the 104I-COM-8SM Series. These PCI-104 boards feature a selection of eight, four, or two ports of field selectable RS-232, RS-422, and RS-485 asynchronous serial protocols on a port by port basis. Ports are accessed via two 40-pin I DC type...
Four channels 7" widescreen displays
29.04.2013 - 23:34
ADDED B&K Precision has expanded its digital storage oscilloscope (DSO) portfolio with the release of their new 2550 Series. This new series of scopes adds four two-channel models (2552, 2554, 2556, 2558) and four four-channel models (2553, 2555, 2557, 2559), ranging from 70 MHz to 300 MHz bandwidth with 2 GSa/s sampling rates and 24 kpts/C...
INCREASED FREQ RANGE FOR ANALYZERS
29.04.2013 - 23:02
HAMEG Instruments has increased the frequency range for all spectrum analyzers in its 1000 series from 1 GHz to 1.6 GHz. With the purchase of a HMS1000, HMS1010, or HMS1000E, HAMEG customers will experience an immediate increase of 60% more frequency range at no additional cost. The latest firmware version (HAMEG_FW_HMS_2.022) is availabl...
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