Comms, Computing and Control
Industrial Monitor For Practical Gesture And Multi-Touch Operation
For gesture and multi-touch operation, Siemens Industry Automation Division has come up with an industrial monitor with projected capacitive touch technology (PCT). Simatic IFP1900 MT is the first device of this type that the company has marketed and it expands its range of rugged HMI (Human Machine Interface) monitors with widescreen format. The device for built-in installation features a scratchproof 100% glass front with high resistance to chemicals and is offered with a 19-inch display diagonal. The highlights of the new industrial Flat Panels are the special industrial anti-glare surface and automatic detection of spurious touching and operator actions, for example, touching with the ball of the thumb or soiling. Simatic IFP1900 MT is used as an HMI on or around the machine and at distance up to 30 meters in distributed solutions with connection to industrial PCs. It can also be used for existing applications with single-touch operation.
HDL Design House Announces PCS IP Core
HDL Design House has announced availability of its Physical Coding Sublayer (PCS) IP core (HIP 500) which enables transmission and reception of data via 8-Lanes SerDes interface. It is able to multiplex a synchronous data stream over 8 Lanes, while guaranteeing data alignment and super-frame synchronization.
Extend PoE+ Up To 1.2km With Amplicon Power Over Link Technology
Amplicon have introduced the ED3538T and the ED3538R, an innovative new Ethernet extender system that can extend an Ethernet network and PoE+ power across pre-existing copper cabling, providing data rates of up to 100Mbps and power levels as high as 30 Watts. Ethernet extenders leverage legacy copper-pair cables for communication, when they are used to replace fibre-optic cables, wireless bridges or leased lines the cost-saving potential is huge.
6 New PCI-104 RS-232/422/485 Serial Communication Boards From ACCES I/O Products
ACCES I/O Products is pleased to announce 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 8, 4, or 2-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 IDC type right angle header connectors.
NVIDIA Announces Kepler-based Quadro Graphics Cards For Workstations
NVIDIA unveil a range of NVIDIA Quadro professional graphics products that offer unprecedented workstation performance and capabilities for professionals in manufacturing, engineering, medical, architectural, and media and entertainment companies. Built on the ultra-efficient processing power of the NVIDIA Kepler architecture – the world's fastest, most efficient GPU architecture – the new lineup includes:
Supermicro Launches Big Data Solutions with Intel Distribution for Apache Hadoop Software
Super Micro Computer is expanding its Hadoop Big Data initiatives with support for the new Intel Distribution for Apache Hadoop Software (Intel Distribution). Supermicro's Hadoop-optimized server and storage systems have undergone rigorous testing and validation to support today's announcement at the Strata Conference in Santa Clara, California.
CASwell Announces NIP-71042 Network Module with 4 Copper LAN Ports
CASwell announced NIP-71042, a network module designed with four copper LAN ports and the Intel Communications Chipset 89xx Series (formerly codenamed Intel Cave Creek ). The NIP-71042 utilizes and leverages the Intel Cave Creek PCH, which supports Intel QuickAssist Technology, Intel Virtualization Technology and Data Plane Development Kit (DPDK).
Kontron's fanless data concentrator for SCADA and control room systems impresses with its high electromagnetic immunity
Kontron showcases the new Kontron Passau II, a fanless, intelligent data concentrator for SCADA and control room systems. The 2U rackmount server, which can be extended on a modular basis, is designed to meet the highest requirements in electromagnetic immunity. It furthermore excels with its scalable number of protected GbE LAN, CAN and galvanically isolated serial interfaces for surge protection.
Kontron launches the SYMKLOUD MS2900 Media platform for cloud transcoding
Kontron announced today the launch of its SYMKLOUD MS2900 Media platform for cloud-based media content delivery and transcoding applications. The platform provides the framework for optimized streaming content to the mobile device as delivered by cloud service providers and Network Equipment Providers (NEPs) who offer hosted services.
Industry’s First microUSB Adaptor Supporting TransferJet Wireless Proximity Transfer Technology
Toshiba will display the industry's first microUSB adaptor module compliant with the TransferJet close proximity wireless transfer technology standard at this year's Mobile World Congress. The adapter will be showcased on the TransferJet Consortium booth (Hall 7/Booth 7C64).
Sealevel's Latest PCI Express 16 Reed Relay Output Digital Interface
The 8003e PCI Express digital I/O interface provides 16 Reed relay outputs. The outputs provide high quality, long-life, dry contact switch closures suitable for low-current applications up to 10VA. Reed relays are normally open and close when energized. The board is PCI Express X1 compliant and is compatible with any PCI Express slot.
Creative Electronic Systems Launches 3U OpenVPX JPEG 2000 Codec Module
Creative Electronic Systems SA today announced the VCP-2864, a 3U OpenVPX JPEG 2000 Codec module in a compact, rugged form factor. The VCP-2864 is powered by a Xilinx Kintex-7 FPGA and two JPEG 2000 compression engines. Flexible video configuration options (bitrate, frame rate, etc.) allow the user to optimize the VCP-2864 as needed.
Advantech’s OPS Media Player Certified with DISE Digital Signage Software
Advantech announces the cooperation with Klocktornet AB and the compatibility of ARK-DS262 with DISE digital signage software. DISE is a digital signage software company that brings content to viewers with high quality, dynamic playback, control and reliability.
Pico Computing M-503 FPGA Module Accelerates Infernal 90X
Pico Computing announce that the collaboration with researchers at the University of Washington has yielded up to 90X acceleration of Infernal. Infernal is a software package commonly used to identify Non-Coding Ribonucleic Acid. Infernal can take upwards of a few weeks to complete on commodity CPUs. However, with Pico's FPGA accelerated solution, this identification process has been reduced to less than a day resulting in an up to 90X improvement.
phyFLEX i.MX 6 SOM Supports i.MX 6 Series Applications Processors From Freescale
PHYTEC launches the phyFLEX i.MX 6 System on Module, a feature packed SOM supporting the i.MX 6 series of application processors from Freescale. The i.MX 6 series is a highly scalable family of embedded processors based on the ARM Cortex-A9 core architecture with single, dual, and quad-core offerings. The single and dual-core variants provide cost-effective performance, while the quad-core device provides the performance required for the highly demanding applications.
PHYTEC Features Freescale Vybrid Solutions In New phyCORE SOM With Heterogeneous Dual Core Support
PHYTEC announces the phyCORE-VFxxx System on Module, a feature rich and ultra-low cost SOM supporting the Vybrid family of controller solutions from Freescale Semiconductor. Vybrid controller devices are the perfect solution for applications that require a sophisticated human-machine interface, multiple connectivity options, powerful peripherals, and concurrent real-time control. Vybrid devices are based on asymmetrical-multiprocessing with the ARM Cortex-A5 for general purpose application and the ARM Cortex-M4 core for low-power offload and real-time responsiveness.
PHYTEC Announces The phyCORE-OMAP5430 Processor-Based System-on-Module
PHYTEC announces the phyCORE-OMAP5430 System on Module, a feature-packed SOM based on the OMAP5430 processor from Texas Instruments. In 2011 PHYTEC released the first SOM to the market supporting TI'sOMAP4 platform. Now customers have a perfect migration path with pin compatibility to the OMAP 5 platform.
Emerson Network Power Announces Media Processing Accelerator
Emerson Network Power has unveiled a performance breakthrough for adding voice and video to network server applications. Where a typical commercial Host Media Processing solution is limited to 2000 ports per server, a single Emerson Network Power PCIE-8120 PCI Express media processing acceleration card is capable of transcoding over 7000 bidirectional voice channels from G.711 to G.729A, and multiple cards can be added to a single server for even higher performance.
Kontron MicroTCA Carrier Hubs Now Support MTCA.4 Specification
Kontron has announced today that the Kontron MicroTCA Carrier Hubs AM4904/AM4910 have been upgraded to include support of the MTCA.4 specification. Offering the MicroTCA enhancements for rear I/O and precision timing, the MCHs are ideally aligned with the requirements of high-speed data acquisition and processing applications.
For high performance network management - IPv6 on JetNet 5310G series!
Korenix has launched IPv6 on its outstanding JetNet 5310G 30W High Power PoE in order to provide high performance network management and to broaden the usability of its managed switches, meeting and exceeding the customers system and ongoing network requirements in the global industrial market.
Napatech PTP Support Simplifies Time Synchronization
Napatech today provided details on the upcoming release of onboard PTP support on Napatech 1G and 10G adapters. These highly anticipated products promise to make time synchronization implementation much easier for both Napatech OEM vendor customers and end-users.
Kycon Expands USB 3.0 Portfolio With Vertical A Type Option
Kycon has expanded their USB 3.0 product line by adding a vertical A type option, to increase design options. USB 3.0, also known as SuperSpeed USB, supports data transfer rates of up to 10 times faster than the USB 2.0 version and is backward compatible with existing USB devices.
NVE Introduces Narrow-Body Isolated RS-485 And PROFIBUS Transceivers
NVE has introduced narrow-body versions of its award-winning IsoLoop IL3585 and IL3685 RS-485 and PROFIBUS-compliant high-speed isolated transceivers. The narrow-body versions, designated with the -3E suffix, are the world's smallest isolated transceivers. The "dash 3" 0.15-inch wide, 1.8 millimeter clearance height 16-pin SOIC package is half the size of other isolators.
iPOS360x SX Multi-Axis Motion System
Complex motion control applications often require the design of custom systems. This process is usually expensive and time consuming for the project developers. The new Technosoft multi-axis motion system – iPOS360x SX – makes this phase faster and easier, giving the designer an extremely compact (100 x 98 x 37 mm) ready-to-run solution based on the new family of Technosoft iPOS drives.
Analog Way introduces exciting new generation of high-end AV processors
Analog Way announces the introduction of a brand new generation of high-end innovative systems for signal processing and distribution, based on their new state-of-the-art LiveCore platform. Two products of this new generation, NeXtage 16 and SmartMatriX Ultra, will be unveiled as a world premiere in Analog Way's booth #11-F58, during Integrated Systems Europe 2013 from January 29-31 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Haivision Viper 1.1 For Distributed Multistream Content Recording, Streaming And Publishing
Haivision announce immediate availability of Viper 1.1, the latest revision of its compact appliance combining dual-channel HD encoding, low-latency secure streaming, video on demand, and a contextual multichannel record-review-publish workflow — all within a single chassis. With the new release, the company is also introducing the Viper VF, a companion to the Furnace IP video distribution system, tailored to installations where many rooms need the ability to record independently and then publish the assets to a central video-on-demand system.
AMD’s SeaMicro SM15000 Server Achieves Certification For Rackspace Private Cloud
AMD announce that its SeaMicro SM15000 server is certified for the Rackspace Private Cloud. "Nova in a Box" and "Swift in a Rack" are respectively the most efficient compute and highest storage capacity solutions validated for OpenStack. The product certification for mass compute and object storage ensures that enterprise deployments of Rackspace Private Cloud on AMD's SeaMicro SM15000 servers are a proven and rigorously tested solution, enabling peace of mind for enterprises around the world.
Innovasic’s EtherNet/IP Communication Solution with Beacon-based DLR passes ODVA Conformance Testing
Innovasic announces its RapID Platform EtherNet/IP Network Interface with beacon-based DLR has passed ODVA conformance testing. This testing confirms Innovasic's solution supports beacon rates down to 100 µs enabling fault recovery and ring restore times of less than 10 ms.
Broadcom Unveils New Line of Enterprise Switch SoCs For Growing BYOD and Mobility Requirements
Broadcom Corporation today announced a new line of switch system-on-a-chip solutions optimized to address workforce mobility and evolving network requirements in the enterprise. Broadcom's new StrataXGS BCM56340 Series delivers a broad range of innovative features that simplify the provisioning and monitoring of mobile user traffic while providing secure, seamless and high-speed connectivity to the data center and cloud-computing storage resources.
Versatile NDiS B322 Digital Signage Player Helps SMEs Capitalise On Advertising
NEXCOM digital signage player NDiS B322 is designed to offer excellent value for money to independent retailers and small and medium enterprises. The B322 features impressive graphical performance, a low maintenance fanless design, accelerated content and system management, and support for a wide variety of operating systems. The B322 can therefore help cost-sensitive users display compelling advertisements while reducing costs of system procurement and maintenance.
Conduction Cooled Intel Quad Core i7 CPU in a Sealed Intelligent System
Today at the Real-Time & Embedded Computing Conference, Cadia Networks introduced its latest fanless intelligent system. The CIF-5917 is a conduction cooled small form factor platform utilizing Intel's 3rd generation Ivy Bridge processors including the Quad Core i7 mobile and embedded CPUs. Using Intel's integrated HD Graphic 4000 with DirectX 11 capability and Intel Quick Sync Video hardware video encoding and decoding support, this system is ideal for any high performance and/or media-intensive applications.
Kontron Announces SYMKLOUD Cloud Infrastructure Platform Concept
Kontron today announced the SYMKLOUD series of cloud platform solutions, designed from the ground up to transform and simplify how providers of network equipment and cloud services deploy web-based, machine-to-machine, and mobile applications in cloud infrastructure. This exciting new introduction fills the innovation gap among a fractured market of commodity and cloud servers that disregard energy consumption, are over-sized in depth, and are too complex to efficiently scale and manage.
Arasan Chip Systems Announces the Most Complete ONFI 3.1 NAND Controller IP & PHY Solution
Arasan Chip Systems announced the availability of the most complete solution of ONFI 3.1 NAND Controller IP & PHY, including ONFI 3.1 compatible NV-DDR2 I/O pads. Arasan has ported its ONFI 3.1 NV-DDR2 I/O pads in to advanced process running at 400 MT/s with 200 Mhz clock.
Beijer Introduce HMI At The Speed Of Thought
Human machine interface technology take a giant leap forward with the launch of Beijer Electronics' new iX 2.0 HMI software and new generation operator panels. Summed up in the market-driven concept HMI at the speed of thought, the iX HMI solution both speeds up project development and makes the application faster and more efficient to navigate.
Advantech Presents Superior Performing RISC-based Digital Signage Player at ISE 2013
Advantech is pleased to announce the launch of its first RISC-based digital signage player- UBC-DS31, powered by the Freescale ARM Cortex-A9 i.MX6 Dual processor with Advantech's SUSIAccess signage software built-in. Based on the ARM Cortex-A9 processor, UBC-DS31 delivers high performance and low power consumption.
New Flexible XMOS Fieldbus Solutions Bring Multicore To Industrial Markets
XMOS announce a range of solutions tailored specifically for designers of embedded industrial products with the launch of new industrial Fieldbus capabilities within its xCORE family of multicore microcontrollers. The company is initially introducing Fieldbus xSOFTip soft peripherals and an industrial serial bus (IS-BUS) I/O card (sliceCARD) for its modular sliceKIT development system, enabling communication via RS485, CAN and LIN. Further industrial products will follow throughout 2013.
Molex Unveil New Firmware Release Of The SST Ethernet Communication Module
Molex introduces a new firmware release of the SST Ethernet communication module. The firmware update supports the Siemens Industrial Ethernet protocol to connect ControlLogix PLCs to Siemens SIMATIC controllers (S5, S7-1200, S7-200, S7-300 and S7-400), SIMOTION motion controllers, RFID and barcode readers, SINAMICS variable frequency drives and SINUMERIK CNC systems.
WonderMedia Announces Dual Core PRIZM WM8980 Platform with Android 4.2 Support
WonderMedia Technologies today introduced the WonderMedia PRIZM WM8980 SoC. Combining a highly energy-efficient dual core ARM Cortex-A9 core running at 1.2GHz with advanced graphics and stunning 1080p video playback capabilities, the WonderMedia PRIZM WM8980 supports the latest version of Android 4.2 and is optimized for innovative tablet applications for mobile, digital home and business applications.
STMicroelectronics Expands Strong Lineup of Broadcast Set-Top Box Products
STMicroelectronics has added new devices to its latest range of set-top box system-on-chip ICs for high-definition terrestrial, cable, IP, Over-The-Top and satellite equipment. Expanding ST's offering of interactive digital video recorder -capable solutions, the new STiH253 full-featured digital video broadcast device integrates a single DVB-T2 demodulator for highly integrated terrestrial set-top box.
Molex Introduce SST Harsh IP67 Remote Communication Module
Molex introduces the SST IP67 PB3 Remote Module for PROFIBUS. A linking device with on-board PROFIBUS and Ethernet communication ports, the SST IP67 PB3 remote module provides a fast and easy solution for adding PROFIBUS Master and Slave connectivity to Rockwell Logix controllers (CompactLogix, ControlLogix, SoftLogix†, etc).