Comms, Computing and Control
PLX First to Market with Three-Lane PCI Express Gen2 Switch, Adds Four-Lane Device to Industry’s Broadest Portfolio
PLX Technology announced the industry's only three-lane PCI Express® (PCIe®) Gen2 switch, and a new four-lane PCIe Gen2 switch, both of which are in the market's smallest 10x10mm QFN packaging. With samples available in early July, the PLX® ExpressLane™ PEX8603 (3 lanes, 3 ports) and PEX8605 (4 lanes, 4 ports) switches offer very low power requirements, down to 0.6W typical, have exclusive optional x1 and x2 port configurations, along with unique debug diagnostic circuitry backed by powerful free software tools.
Interface Masters Introduces Low Cost Quad Port Fiber Gigabit Bypass Server Adapters based on Intel's latest Ethernet controllers 82580 and 82576
Interface Masters Technologies, an industry leader and innovator in networking solutions, has announced two low cost 1 Gigabit Quad Port bypass server adapters based on Intel's latest Ethernet controllers, 82580 and 82576. The product family includes Niagara 42284 and 32284, both of which are designed to integrate with PCI-express (PCI-e) based Inline Networking Appliances, including WAN Acceleration, UTM, DPI, SAN and NAS appliances, and IPS Systems, and Security and Monitoring Appliances such as Firewalls, IDS systems, and Analysis Probes. The Niagara 42284 and 32284 server adapters support Multi-Mode or Single-Mode fiber.
Interface Masters Announces Telco-grade 48V DC Redundant, Hot Pluggable Internal Power Supplies Support for the 10Gb Switches and Bypass Products – Interop Las Vegas 2011
Interface Masters Technologies, an industry leader in high speed networking systems, today announced that its flagship 48 port 10GE managed switch, Niagara 2948, and its Quad Segment 10 Gigabit External Active Bypass Switch, Niagara 2818, now support 48V DC Telco and Data Center-ready Internal power Supplies. These 48 Volt DC powered 10G Managed Switches and Bypass Systems ensure that Telcos, Service Providers and Data Centers with stringent power requirements can leverage the latest 10Gb technologies for managing high speed data transfer, IPv4/IPv6 routing, QOS and MPLS transmissions as well as inline 10G appliance failover.
AIS Releases Industrial Operator Interface Touch Panels Supporting Digital I/O Modules and PROFIBUS Protocol for Industrial and Factory Automation Applications
American Industrial Systems, Inc. (AIS) is an ISO 9001:2008 certified supplier and manufacturer of 12.1" and 15" HMI operator interface touch panel PCs' and PROFIBUS DP series products featuring Profibus DP protocol, creating communication between Profibus masters and remote I/O slaves to operate sensors and actuators via a centralized controller in industrial and factory automation applications.
Filtering Test Tool Increases Efficient Troubleshooting
Spirent Communications has extended its cPacket Networks offering to include the cVu 120G, a 10G Ethernet intelligent data center monitor switch. These products work with Spirent's performance monitoring and test & diagnostics solution –Spirent TestCenter Live. Together, the companies enable enterprises, particularly financial institutions to, monitor, analyze and manage network traffic to remain competitive and profitable.
AdderLink X-DVI PRO featuring transparent USB and DVI
Adder, the experts in connectivity solutions, today announced the availability of the AdderLink X-DVI PRO. Following on from the original AdderLink X-DVI, the X-DVI PRO extender features transparent USB and full bandwidth DVI over a single cable. X-DVI PRO is the second generation DVI extender delivering greater distance, improved USB and faster setup.
New SATA 6Gb/sec SSD from ADATA smashes performance bottlenecks
ADATA Technology, a leading manufacturer of high-performance DRAM modules and NAND Flash application products, today announced the release the S511 Solid State Drive (SSD), which employs the latest SATA 6Gb/s specification. With this cutting edge implementation of the latest data transfer standard, the performance of this SSD has been dramatically raised over conventional SATA II products.
LEM’s CTSR current transducers combine safety and high performance in solar installations
LEM has introduced the CTSR family of current transducers for use in a range of safety-critical applications including solar installations.
NI Introduces Industry’s Highest Performance PXI Express Synchronisation Module and Industry’s Fastest PXI Express Remote Controller
National Instruments announced two PXI Express products that extend the platform's performance and capabilities, especially for multichassis systems. The NI PXIe-6674T timing module is the industry's highest performance timing and synchronisation module, and the NI PXIe-PCIe8388 controller is the industry's first 8 GB/s/direction remote controller. Engineers can use the new products to create high-performance PXI Express systems with tight synchronisation and high system data throughput.
ECM-A50M – 3.5” board based on the new AMD Embedded G-Series platform
Data Modul announced one of the first 3.5" embedded boards (ECM-A50M) powered by the AMD G-Series, the world's first and only Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) for embedded systems.
Standalone PIC programmer for maximum flexibility
Kanda has added a new standalone PIC microcontroller programmer to their handheld programmer range. These new programmers can store up to 32 different programs with different PIC microcontrollers, and have a LCD and simple keypad to make program selection easy. Once loaded from PC, they are completely portable and include a battery charger.
Don’t make your bricks out of ice
The recent high profile data security problems we have witnessed in the UK have highlighted the issues involved in using high street consumer memory products in engineering applications. When building a house, we don't use ice as the construction material; we go for bricks and mortar which will stand the test of time. Similarly, when selecting components for a new device we should choose those with a healthy lifespan, which will not 'melt away' before the product comes to market.
Virtex-6 VPX and CompactPCI Cards Combine Performance and Flexibility
4DSP LLC announced the release of the VP680 and FC6301 Virtex-6 FPGA cards. These products, available in 3U VPX and CompactPCI form factors, offer an FPGA Mezzanine Card site that fully supports the 4DSP's FMC series of high speed digitizers and signal generators as well as third party products compliant to the VITA 57.1 FMC standard. This I/O flexibility is further enhanced by BLAST sites with advanced memory configurability.
Haivision's Giacalone to Speak on Understanding the Real Costs of Digital Signage at Digital Signage Expo 2011
Haivision Network Video, leading provider of the most advanced video networking, digital signage, and IP video distribution solutions, today announced that Louis D. Giacalone, founder of CoolSign, will be presenting TCO: Understanding the Real Costs of Digital Signage at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24 at Digital Signage Expo 2011. Giacalone, a well-known innovator in digital media, joined Haivision with the company's purchase of CoolSign and its digital signage technology. Digital Signage Expo 2011 will take place May 24-26 in Messe Essen, Essen, Germany.
New ISA Half-Size CPU Board with Legacy ISA Supporting
Acrosser Technology Co. Ltd, global professional industrial embedded computer manufacturer, announces AR-B8172, a new ISA half-size CPU board with DM&P Votrex86DX 800MHz SoC and 256MB DDRII memory.
Atlona Now Shipping New AT-DVI4-100SR DVI Extender Kit With Bi-Directional IR, RS-232, and Ethernet Pass Through
Atlona Technologies today announced that the company is now shipping its AT-DVI4-100SR DVI extender kit. The perfect solution for remotely located DVI sources such as computers, video codecs, and matrix switchers, the AT-DVI4-100SR provides reliable extension of full, uncompressed 48-bit video up to 350 feet at 4Kx2K resolution (four times the resolution of 1080p) over a single Cat 5/6/7 cable. Featuring HDBaseT technology, the unit offers bi-directional RS-232, IR, and Ethernet pass through.
ADLINK Technology présente la PICMG 1.3 SHB dotée du processeur IntelCore i7 de 2ème génération et du chipset Q67 Express
ADLINK Inc (TAIEX: 6166), un des fournisseurs leaders en matière de blocs de construction industriels, lance la toute nouvelle carte mère (SHB) format PICMG®1.3 full-size NuPRO-E340. Cette carte de ADLINK utilise le processeur quad-core de 2ème génération Intel®Core™ i7 fonctionnant à des vitesses de cœur allant jusqu'à 3,4 GHz avec le chipset Intel®Q67 Express PCH et prend en charge les dernières interfaces de transfert de données à haute vitesse, telles que les USB 3.0 et SATA 6 Gb/s (SATA III).
Artila M-502 System on Module Chosen as Editor’s Choice Product
The M-502 Industrial Linux-based ARM9 System on Module, designed by Artila Electronics, was selected for an Editor's Choice award in PC/104 and Small Form Factors Magazine's Spring 2011 issue. Artila Electronics is the leading designer and manufacturer of Linux-ready ARM9 industrial solutions, and M-502 is the new generation of Artila's SoM product selection.
ATC Semitec - Interchangeable (RT Curve-Matched) NTC Thermistors
ATC Semitec's SP interchangeable series is a range of NTC thermistors that offers very high precision (±0.2°C 0~70C or better) at significantly lower pricing to that of existing interchangeable NTCs.
SeaPAC R9 8.4in Touchscreen Computer Deliver RISC Performance & Extended Temperature Range
The SeaPAC R9-8.4 combines a powerful RISC-based embedded computer with a bright 8.4" TFT LCD to create a wide-temperature, ruggedized, flat panel computer perfect for a variety of HMI and control applications. Featuring new LED backlight technology, the system offers an impressive extended operating temperature range of -30° to +70°C with no heaters or cooling fans required.
ACAL samples Amphenol Spider Ethernet Military Switches
ACAL Technology is sampling Amphenol's new series of Ethernet switches designed to deliver higher speeds and Ethernet connectivity in military and other extreme applications. The Spider Ethernet switches are available in managed and unmanaged versions from 10 Megabit to 10 Gigabit and feature a modular design which combines ports for MIL-DTL-38999 (Series III) connectors and Ethernet. They are designed for harsh applications such as portable military equipment, rugged networks and avionic or shipboard systems.
PMC-Sierra’s HyPHY enables FiberHome to deliver breakthrough multi-service convergence over OTN
PMC-Sierra, Inc has announced that FiberHome, one of China's leading fiber-optic communications equipment providers, has selected PMC-Sierra's HyPHY chipset for its FONST Series family of WDM optical transmission solutions.
Acrosser Launches Green network Security Platform with 8 x Giga bps LAN ports and RAID Function
ACROSSER Technology, a world-leading networking communication designer and manufacturer, launches AR-R5800 networking platforms based on Intel Core 2 Quad/Duo cores processor. They feature a 1U rack mount chassis, maximum 4GB DDR3 memory, 8 x GbE LAN ports, 2 x LAN bypass, PCI expansion slot, 4 x USB ports, 2 x SATA HDD and console port.
Vecow VMX-200 Video Capture Card Upgrades Linux SDK Support Now
Vecow Co., Ltd., a pioneer in the application fields of industrial automation, high-speed data acquisition, motion control, medical and home automation and video surveillance, today unveils the advancement Linux SDK support for VMX-200 Video Capture Card Series. Upgrading Linux SDK reinforces Fedora, Ubuntu, and Scientific for efficient software program development with v4l2 API support.
Leading Singapore Based Systems Integrator Uses NEXCOM Digital Signage Player for Multi-Display Advertising Deployments
A Singapore based company which provides professional digital signage solutions and system integration service in the region, has recently selected NEXCOM's NDiS 540 series digital signage players as their digital signage platform on a number of projects. The company aims to provide real time messaging, as well as mission critical and highly sensitive information display systems. To meet the company's requirements NEXCOM provided the integrator with a high-end, ultra-reliable digital signage player capable of playing multiple display outputs with high quality multimedia content.
Green Hills Software Releases Updated Platform for Secure Networking
Green Hills Software, the largest independent vendor of embedded software solutions, today announced significant updates to its Platform for Secure Networking. These updates include a powerful new multicore communications API, fast path network packet optimization, support for native and virtualized third party Linux™ operating systems, and comprehensive optimizations for Freescale Semiconductor's QorIQ multicore networking processors.
Touch-screen panel PC family for food processing environment offers customisable and easily replaceable front panel
Input device specialist Hoffmann + Krippner has developed a family of 10.4-inch touch-screen industrial PCs that meet the needs of modern food processing environments. Models in the flex-IPC® M series allow for rapid and easy front panel replacement and support cost-effective panel customisation in order volumes as low as just 20 units. Further flexibility comes from Hoffman + Krippner's ability to provide the custom, stainless steel enclosures demanded by the food processing industry.
Expansion Modules Address SBC Form Factor Fragmentation
Diamond Systems Corporation, a leading global supplier of compact, rugged, embedded computing solutions for real-world applications in a broad range of markets, today unveiled a new family of I/O expansion modules for systems based on single-board computers (SBCs) that expand using either PCI/104-Express, PC/104-Plus, or SUMIT-ISM.
Managed 8-port Gigabit Ethernet Switch Matches PC/104 Footprint
Diamond Systems Corporation, a leading global supplier of compact, rugged, embedded computing solutions for real-world applications in a broad range of markets, today unveiled Epsilon, a managed Layer 2 managed Ethernet switch module offering eight 10/100/1000Mbps copper twisted pair ports on a PC/104 form-factor board. Epsilon can be used standalone, without any connection to a single board computer, or in conjunction with a host CPU.
Kontron 2.5-inch Pico-ITX embedded single board computer with AMD Embedded G-Series
The new Kontron 2.5-inch Pico-ITX embedded single board computer (SBC) KTA55/pITX is Kontron's smallest SBC platform based on the AMD Embedded G-Series with Fusion technology.
GL Announces Linux Drivers & APIs
GL Communications Inc. announced today the release of Linux Driver Support for Universal T1 E1 and OC-3/12 STM-1/4 Cards. Speaking to newsmen, Mr. Vijay Kulkarni, CEO of the company said," The Internet as we know it today would not exist without open source software, a model based on collaborative software development available free to anyone. Its roots are in academia, colleges, and universities where open and free exchange of ideas (and software) is a way of life. The Internet is powered by open source, like Linux, Apache, TCP/IP, DNS, PHP, the list is endless."
Pulse Electronics - First Dual Central Office VDSL2 Splitter Module
Pulse Electronics introduced the first dual central office VDSL2 splitter module. The B8891DVNL combines two central office (CO) splitter modules onto one platform. This compact configuration increases available printed circuit board space by 40% while reducing the component count, resulting in new possibilities for high density board applications. Designers can increase the number of channels, potentially increasing a 24 channel CO splitter board to a 48 channel board, while maintaining the same printed circuit board dimensions, or can get the same functionality from a much smaller circuit board.
Huawei Unveils the World's First 200G High-Speed Line Card for Routers
Huawei, a leader in providing next-generation telecommunications network solutions for operators around the world, today announced the launch of the world's first 200G line card for high-end router. This high-performance line card strengthens Huawei's high-end router clustering capabilities and will enable operators worldwide to deploy ultra-broadband networks over which users can enjoy high-quality cloud computing, mobile broadband, and HD video services.
VXFabric support and 16GByte RAM option propel the Kontron 6U VPX dual processor node VX6060 into deployed embedded platforms
Kontron has announced today the immediate availability of an additional SKU of its 6U VPX dual processor node VX6060 with 16 GByte soldered ECC RAM; several significant programs are already utilizing a cluster of these powerful processor nodes.
Napatech and Spirent Communications demonstrate 40G Virtualized Data Centre Performance at Interop 2011
Napatech and Spirent Communications will be jointly demonstrating one of the industry's first data center virtualization environments supporting 40G Ethernet (GbE) server interfaces. The live demo, featured at booth #739 during Interop Las Vegas, May 10 – 12, will showcase the performance and scalability capabilities of virtualized data centers at 40G speeds.
AGT - Device monitors temperature and reports back by SMS text message or by email.
The AGT GSM Temperature Monitor is a remote controlled device that can monitor temperature and report back by SMS text message or by email. It will respond with the current temperature when sent a text message, and will automatically send warnings when pre-set temperature limits are exceeded. Also, it has a "Ring Out" mode, where it will dial up to 10 telephone numbers to 'ring the phone' The incoming caller ID tells the receiver that the AGT is calling with a temperature issue.
Avalue - MPC-42W5 ultra-slim intelligent energy-saving digital signage computer
Avalue Technology Inc. (TAIEX: 3479-TW), the global leader e-service platform provider, is focusing on providing total embedded solution to global customers. Avalue has introduces the MPC-42W5 - a digital signage computer for large size installation, which designed with Intel® Atom™ D525 dual-core processor.
Pentek - High Channel Count Software Radio Module Targets Toughest Radar, UAV and Communication Apps
Pentek announced its latest addition to the popular Cobalt family of Xilinx Virtex-6 FPGA boards, the Model 71662 four channel, 200 MHz, 16-bit data acquisition board with built-in digital down converters (DDCs).
X2O Media's Xpresenter Xe Dynamic DS Platform Powers Age.Net at Parkway Senior Center in New York
X2O Media, a full-service provider of software, network management, and content services for professional digital signage applications, today announced that its Xpresenter™ Xe Dynamic DS digital signage solution is powering the Age.Net senior health and wellness digital delivery system at the Parkway Senior Center in Utica, New York, part of the Oneida County Office for Aging & Continuing Care.
New Framegrabber Available From STEMMER IMAGING
STEMMER IMAGING can now offer the VisionSD4+1 framegrabber, the latest addition to Datapath's family of PCI Express x4 framegrabber cards. VisonSD4+1 allows the simultaneous capture of a high-resolution DVI-I or HDMI source with up to four standard video sources and is ideally suited to medical technology, presentation technology (such as the assembly of video conference systems), and for maritime navigation.