Comms, Computing and Control
Rutronik - provides wireless control receivers from Infineon
Infineon offers three wireless control receivers offering highest available sensitivity and low power consumption. The TDA5240, TDA5235 and TDA5225 devices provide multi-band support (315MHz, 434MHz, 868MHz and 915MHz) for worldwide coverage and are well-suited for use in various automotive applications, including Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) systems, Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS), remote start, control, status and alarm functions. In addition, industrial and consumer systems will benefit from the high-integrated wireless control devices. The new receivers are available at distributor Rutronik now.
Micron Introduces New Solid-State Drives
Micron introduced the RealSSD P300 solid-state drive (SSD), bringing faster system performance and improved data integrity to enterprise environments. The RealSSD P300 drive features the SATA 6-gigabits per second (Gbps) interface, a first for the enterprise SSD market. The new P300 SSD delivers extraordinarily high steady-state input/output operations per second (IOPS), up to 44,000 reads and 16,000 writes--more than 15 times the write performance of competing SATA-based SSDs.
Mercury Computer Systems Launches Intel Core i7-Based OpenVPX Solutions for ISR Applications
Mercury Computer Systems launched the Ensemble 6000 Series 6U OpenVPX Intel® Core™ i7 LDS6520 Module, the first embedded computing product combining Intel's Core i7 processor family with the POET™ fabric interconnect, at AUVSI's Unmanned Systems North America 2010 conference today. Together with POET (Protocol Offload Engine Technology), the module enables new levels of subsystem application performance for ISR applications.
Mercury Computer Systems Debuts Industry’s First Protocol-Agnostic, Multi-Fabric Interconnect Technology for Intel Embedded Computing Product Line
Mercury Computer Systems today revealed its protocol-agnostic, multi-standard switch fabric technology called Protocol Offload Engine Technology - POET™. The industry's first multi-fabric connectivity solution for Intel® processors empowers companies to migrate to open solutions, future-proof their applications and guard their investment by ensuring a wide range of standards can be implemented without costly hardware changes.
AAEON Releases An Eco-Friendly Embedded Controller – GES-3300F
AAEON has unveiled an eco-friendly solution that belongs to AAEON's Green Embedded Systems product line, called GES-3300F. The difference between the first Green Embedded Controller (GES-1100F) and the new Green Embedded Controller (GES-3300F) is simply the processor.
SingTel and Huawei Deploy Singapore' s First IP Core Router Clustering System
Huawei announced that SingTel has successfully deployed its NE5000E 1+2 router cluster system in the converged IP backbone network to simultaneously carry a rich variety of services, including VoIP, high-speed Internet (HSI), and IPTV services.
Accordance Introduces RAID for the Masses with its ARAID 3500 Hard Drive Subsystem
Accordance Systems today announced the ARAID 3500 advanced RAID controller and subsystem for hard drive data protection. The system utilizes a PC system's existing system drive and dynamically builds a RAID 1 array with a blank secondary drive. Data is constantly mirrored on both drives, in the event one drive should fail the computer continues to run and no data is lost. The ARAID 3500 supports SATA drives and connects to PC SATA or IDE ports.
Aerotech's new ML series linear stage amplifiers offer power and control for nanometre resolution positioning
Aerotech has launched a new digital servo amplifier with a linear power stage for ultra-high resolution brushed or brushless linear and rotary motion control systems. The new compact ML series amplifier is intended for lower power use but maintains the very high performance characteristics required for nanometre and microradian level precision positioning applications that are acutely susceptible to electrical noise, and where PWM servo amplifiers become unusable.
ATMS given exclusive distribution rights for the Navista range of mobile devices
ATMS plc, the leading Birmingham based provider of system solutions and hardware for the logistics market has been appointed as the exclusive distributor for the UK and Middle East for the Navista range of mobile terminals.
Whitepaper: 100 Gigabit Ethernet Drivers and Technology
The world is currently experiencing a dramatic escalation in the demands placed upon its global data communications infrastructure. The increase is driven predominately by a shift from text only traffic with modest bandwidth requirements to full multimedia content with bandwidth requirements orders of magnitude more.
Whitepaper - 10 Gigabit Technology Ready to Go
High-Speed Ethernet technologies allow simplifying the structure of computer systems in a significant way. 10G is available in advanced CPUs and Ethernet MACs for processing and storage subsystems. One pipe may handle both the operation of clusters, as well as high-speed communications to the outside world. Resources may be allocated by virtualization, including network interfaces. Components and interfaces are entirely based on world-wide industrial standards. The paper presents a summary of 10 Gigabit technologies and 10G applied in embedded systems.
Panel PC ideal for Sales/Kiosk Terminal Applications.
Incorporating a 16:9 LCD touch screen panel and rugged industrial motherboard, MPPC 0810T is based on the energy-efficient Intel® Atom™ N270 CPU and will support resolutions up to 1024 x 600. With IP-65 compliant touch screen panel, dual Ethernet LAN and optional WiFi connectivity, the slim line MPPC 0810T is the ideal solution for a number of vertical markets such as point of sale/Kiosk terminals, home automation and in-vehicle digital signage.
Kontron Embedded Box PC CB 752 With Intel Atom N270 Processor Now Available For Extended Ambient Temperatures
The Kontron Embedded Box PC CB 752, introduced by Kontron in November 2009, is now available for ambient temperatures from -15 °C to +60 °C. The electronics are equipped with particularly robust specified components and the whole system was fully tested in the climate chamber. Customers benefit from improved reliability in a wider range of harsh environments thanks to the expanded capabilities of the Kontron CB 752.
Conduant Introduces the RTX16 Rack Mount Streaming Data Recorder with High Speed Recording and Playback StreamStor® Technology
Conduant Corporation today introduced its Big River™ RTX16 Rack Mount Streaming Digital Recording System. It features Conduant's StreamStor® Amazon Express high-speed recording and playback technology, in an industrial 19" rack-mount chassis that includes a PC server for integration of user supplied data acquisition boards or other peripheral options.
NI DIAdem 2010 Simplifies Reporting and Enhances Data Visualisation
National Instruments has announced NI DIAdem 2010, the latest version of the data management software that helps engineers and scientists better manage, analyse and report on data collected during data acquisition or generated through simulations. The new version of DIAdem features GPS synchronisation, sound data playback and increased offline analysis and reporting capabilities. This combination of features gives engineers and scientists the opportunity to increase the return on their data investment by reducing the time it takes to make decisions from data collected in applications such as automotive, aviation and structural and environmental monitoring.
Acrosser Launches a New PCI/104+Solution-AR-B8020
There are many industrial applications only need 386 or 486 level CPU to execute basic industrial applications. Nowadays those low cost processors has been phased out from the market, system integrators are forced to spend more cost on new platforms which are expensive and over requirements. For example, the current X86 CPU clocks are all over 600MHz. and form factor sizes are bigger than 3.5". They are either too expensive or too big for simple industrial applications.
NI Extends LabVIEW FPGA and C Series I/O with New High-Channel-Count Expansion Chassis
National Instruments has announced the NI 9157 and NI 9159 MXI-Express RIO chassis and NI 9148 Ethernet RIO chassis, which in addition to the existing NI 9144 EtherCAT chassis, extend the company's offering of high-channel-count expansion chassis on a variety of buses. Built on NI reconfigurable I/O (RIO) technology, these chassis deliver the benefits of field programmable gate array (FPGA)-based hardware and C Series I/O to applications requiring hundreds, or even thousands, of channels. Each expansion chassis contains a Xilinx FPGA that is programmable with the NI LabVIEW FPGA Module, giving engineers the flexibility of high-speed and customisable I/O timing, inline processing and control.
Mouser stocking new Freescale MMA8450Q Acceleration Sensor
Mouser Electronics, Inc., known for its rapid introduction of the newest products, today announced it is stocking the Freescale Semiconductor MMA8450Q 3-axis Digital Accelerometer. The Freescale Semiconductor MMA8450Q 3-axis Digital Accelerometer is a next generation motion sensing device that provides 12-bit data with FIFO to accomplish complex gesture recognition and positive detection required for next-generation mobile applications that go beyond basic algorithms.
Nexcom launch entry-level Digital Signage Player with low profile design.
The low cost NDiS 123 is the latest addition to Nexcom's range of innovative digital signage solutions. Powered the Intel Atom Dual Core D510 CPU the extremely low profile NDiS 123 is compact enough to address even the most space critical of Digital Signage deployments and yet powerful enough to handle rich multi-media content without stretching the budget.
INTERFACE MASTERS Technologies Announces Quad Segment 10 Gigabit Link Aggregation TAP
Interface Masters Technologies, an industry leader and innovator in networking solutions, today announced an additional member of its 10 Gigabit (10Gb) product fam ily that is designed to integrate with Network Monitoring appliances, Analytics, probes and logging tools, Intrusion Detection Systems and Central Office applications. Niagara 3218 consists of Quad Link Aggregation TAP segments which possess full 10 Gigabit and 1 Gigabit monitoring capabilities. Each segment can support multiple TAP methodologies as well as Multi-Mode fiber (SR) and Single-Mode fiber (LR) media configuration for 10Gb speeds and Multi Mode fiber (SX), Single Mode fiber (LX) and Copper (TX) for 1Gb speeds. In addition, eight additional link aggregation TAP ports are available for networking monitoring and mirroring of any port. The system architecture is designed for flexibility, enabling Niagara 3218 to operate in various modes including aggregation, packet injection, and multiple port monitoring. Additionall
AIS Releases Low Cost Rugged Panel PCs Equipped with Intel Core Duo Processors
American Industrial Systems Inc. (AIS) introduced Low Cost Industrial Panel PC Operator Panels featuring Intel® Core™ Duo Processors line for building automation, factory automation and process control applications. The Rugged panel PC's are available in several mechanical configurations, providing several mounting options including open frame, rack mount, chassis, and panel mount. AIS utilizes industrial grade displays for high performance, superior reliability in industrial conditions, and long product life cycle to ensure product availability for several years. The rugged panel computers are pre-designed in hundreds of configurations for easy drop-in replacement or new deployments applications.
National Instruments Expands Embedded Vision System Offerings with Camera Link and Windows 7 Options
National Instruments today announced the addition of Windows OS support and Camera Link connectivity for NI Embedded Vision Systems, providing manufacturing engineers and system integrators three new options to develop high-performance machine vision solutions. Two of the new options featuring Windows support, the NI EVS-1463 and EVS-1464 systems, offer 80 GB storage and are suitable for image and data logging.
ADC fiber-optic connectivity portfolio aligned with new 802.3ba standard in telco and data centre markets
ADC (NASDAQ: ADCT) announced that it supports the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 802.3ba standard that was ratified last week and has participated in the industry task force that helped to define the new standard. This standard represents a major advancement in these emerging technologies, and is the first specification that supports both 100 GbE and 40 GbE throughput speeds over fiber-optic cables for telecom carriers and enterprise data centres.
ADLINK's Full-size PICMG 1.3 SHB Supporting Intel Core i7/i5/i3 Processors
ADLINK announced the NuPRO-E330, the latest PICMG® 1.3 full-sized System Host Board (SHB) in its product lineup. The NuPRO-E330 supports next generation Intel® Core™ i7/i5/i3 processors at clocks speeds up to 3.33 GHz and dual-channel DDR3 1066/1333 MHz memory up to a maximum of 8GB in two DIMM slots. Equipped with the Intel® Q57 Express Chipset to provide industry-leading I/O technologies and higher data transfer rates, the NuPRO-E330 is an ideal solution for applications requiring high-performance computing, data security and maximum data access bandwidth such as industrial control, automation, and industrial vision.
High-Speed NXP Switch Supports USB 3.0, PCIe Gen3 and 6 Gbps SATA/SAS
NXP Semiconductors today announced the availability of the industry's first high-speed multiplexer/switch to support USB 3.0 and PCI Express Gen 3, providing switching speeds of up to 8 Gbps. The CBTU04083 high-speed switch from NXP also supports other emerging standards including 6 Gbps SATA/SAS and DisplayPort v1.2 HBR2 at 5.4Gbps. By supporting these new standards, the NXP CBTU04083 multiplexer/switch makes it straightforward for system designers to address the demanding performance and signal integrity requirements of future high-end computing products. The CBTU04083 is now in volume production and samples are available immediately.
ActiveTrak Makes Protecting All Computing Devices Easy with Newest Version of GadgetTrak Anti-Theft & Tracking Software
ActiveTrak Inc., a leader in advanced tracking and data protection software for consumer and business devices, today made available GadgetTrak 3 for laptops, the latest version of its acclaimed GadgetTrak software. Powered by ActiveTrak's industry-leading anti-theft technology, GadgetTrak 3 introduces new functionality that allows people to track multiple computing devices at the same time – including laptops, netbooks and desktop computers – through a centralized Web control panel that can be viewed from any Internet accessible device.
SySDSoft Ports Complete LTE Protocol Stack to Tensilica’s Atlas LTE Reference Architecture
Tensilica Inc. and SySDSoft announced today their partnership to port SySDSoft's LTE UE protocol stacks onto Tensilica's ConnX™ Atlas LTE (long-term evolution) reference architecture for User Equipment (UE). SySDSoft has joined Tensilica's Xtensions™ partner network. SySDSoft has also ported its LTE protocol stack to the LTE system platform from mimoOn, who also is a Tensilica partner.
Avalue's MPC-Series Digital Signage Platforms Support Windows Embedded Standard 7
Avalue, the e-service platform provider, is focusing on providing total embedded solution to global customers. For the lately featured innovations and applications in Digital Signage, Avalue's MPC Touch Panel series is integrated with the latest Windows Embedded Standard 7 operating system to deliver a rich and connected digital signage experience.
High-speed multifunction OEM boards
Measurement Computing Corporation's USB-2500 Series of high-speed multifunction OEM boards are available from Adept Scientific. The USB-2500 Series are multifunction measurement and control boards designed for OEM or embedded applications; each board is supported under the popular Microsoft Windows® operating systems.
GL Releases PacketProbe - A CPE Based VoIP Monitoring Solution
GL Communications Inc., announced today the release of its latest packet product PacketProbeTM - A CPE based VoIP Monitoring Solution. Addressing a press conference, Mr. Jagadish Vadalia, Senior Manager, Product Development said, "GL's PacketProbe™ is an advanced CPE (Customer Premise Equipment) based VoIP monitoring reporting and diagnostic appliance, stemming from GL's suite of market leading voice analysis tools. It can fit seamlessly into any existing standards based management or reporting environment, such as SNMP or RADIUS. PacketProbes™ can provide vital voice call quality statistics, Call Detail Records and Quality of Service metrics at the end of each call. Optionally, GL offers its own Monitoring and Reporting System called PacketScanWEB™".
Fast Track Switching technology for theatre, concert and event applications - Ethernet-based system is ideal for automation controls -
Fast Track Switching is an innovative new Ethernet-based switching technology developed by HARTING that is ideally suited to communication and control of theatre, concert and indoor/outdoor event automation systems.
Axiomtek's iCON-1141 Hardened 10/100BASE-TX to 100BASE-FX Media Converters for Substation and Power Automation Comply with IEC61850 and IEEE1613
Axiomtek introduced iCON-1141 series of Fast Ethernet media converters that translate transmission signals from 100BASE-TX cable to 100BASE-FX fiber optic cable. With a wide operating temperature range from -40°C to +75°C, the IP30-rated iCON-1141 series meets NEMA TS1/2 standard for traffic control equipment, complies with the standard of IEC61850-3 and IEEE1613 for electric utility automation applications, and meets EN50121-4 safety standard for railway applications. To enhance system reliability, the device comes with Link Fault Pass-Through to help users quickly identify network errors, and offers redundant power and relay output warning alarm to help prevent damage and loss from power failure and port link failure.
Axiomtek Launched 10-port 10/100Base Hardened Managed PoE Ethernet Switches, iCON-78000 Series, with 2 Gigabit Ports, α-Ring and Wide Temperature
Axiomtek introduced the iCON-78000 series of industrial harden managed PoE Ethernet switches with a wide operating temperature range (-40°C ~ +75°C) for extreme environment used. The iCON-78000 series not only features eight PoE ports, but also provides two Gigabit Ethernet ports and two 10/100base-FX ports, allowing high speed communications for many different industrial applications.
Entry Level Intel Atom Processor N270 Fanless Network Appliance with 4 GbE Ports - NA-813FL
Axiomtek today announced the NA-813FL, a small form factor, fanless network appliance platform built around an Intel® 945GSE Express chipset and Intel® Atom™ processor N270 with four Gigabit Ethernet ports for the SOHO market segment. The cost-effective NA-813FL running on the Intel® Atom™ processor N270 1.6GHz delivers low-power and performance-per-watt. The fanless network appliance platform is integrated with four Gigabit Ethernet ports with one pair supporting LAN bypass function (optional) enhanced reliability required in field application. Furthermore, the noiseless yet super compact unit comes in a small package with a height of just 44mm and a weight of 2.5 kg. It can easily fit into any space-limited and harsh environments. Axiomtek's NA-813FL fanless network appliance platform is an excellent choice for applications in VPN, content filtering, UTM, network security gateway and firewall.
Toradex Announces the Integration of Nvidia’s Latest Tegra T20 Cortex A9 MPCore (Dual Core) Processor to its Colibri Product Range
Toradex announced a new addition to the Colibri product range. The Colibri Tegra T20 is based on the latest Nvidia Tegra T20 Cortex A9 MPCore (Dual Core) processor and will be arriving in Q4 2010.
ADLINK Technology Debuts 6U CompactPCI® Processor Blade with Intel® CoreT i7 and QM57 Chipset, Supporting Optional Extended Temperature Range
ADLINK announced the release of the cPCI-6510 Series of 6U CompactPCI® blades featuring a 32nm Intel® Core™ i7 processor with 2.53GHz clock speed and up to 3.2GHz maximum turbo frequency. The Core™ i7 processor incorporates dual-core computing power, integrated graphics and memory controllers, enabling greater overall performance and higher data transfer rates. The cPCI-6510 supports dual-channel DDR3-1066 SDRAM soldered onboard memory with ECC up to a maximum of 8GB and utilizes the latest Mobile Intel® QM57 Platform Controller Hub.
Axiomtek's iCON-1141 Hardened 10/100BASE-TX to 100BASE-FX Media Converters for Substation and Power Automation Complies with IEC61850 and IEEE1613
Axiomtek introduced iCON-1141 series of Fast Ethernet media converters that translate transmission signals from 100BASE-TX cable to 100BASE-FX fiber optic cable. With a wide operating temperature range from -40°C to +75°C, the IP30-rated iCON-1141 series meets NEMA TS1/2 standard for traffic control equipment, complied with the standard of IEC61850-3 and IEEE1613 for electric utility automation applications, and meets EN50121-4 safety standard for railway applications.
EMX-780E – New high performance Mini-ITX industrial motherboard with AMD RS780E chipset
The EMX-780E is adopted the new generation of high performance AMD RS780E+SB710 chipsets, which consume only 7 to 15 Watts of power. This Mini-ITX motherboard supports several single core, dual-core and quad-core processors including the latest low power AM3 processors, such as Phenom II XLT Q54L (65W), Athlon II XL V66C (45W), V64L (45W), V50L (25W). Those can be served at least five years as longevity. Furthermore current high-performance, multi-core, but lower than 65 Watts processors of AMD, like dual-core Athlon IIx2 B24 3GHz and quad-core Phenom II x4 905e 2.5GHz processors are also supported.
GL Enhances ML PPP & PPP Analysis & Emulation
GL Communications Inc., announced today the enhanced ML PPP Analyzer and MC ML PPP Emulator protocol tools that emulate and analyze Point-to-Point (PPP), Multi Link Point to Point (ML PPP), and Multi Class ML PPP protocols. Speaking to newsmen, Mr. Karthik Ramalingam, Project Manager at GL, said," The ML PPP Analyzer captures PPP protocols exchanged between the two nodes over T1 E1 links & provides detailed analysis, which includes distribution of protocols, protocol fields, frame lengths and frame status. The ML PPP Analyzer has the ability to decode PPP, ML PPP and MC-ML PPP packets.
Innovasic Semiconductor Announces World’s First Downloadable EtherNet/IP Connectivity Solution
Innovasic Semiconductor announced the availability of its new RapID Platform connectivity solution for EtherNet/IP adapters. The entire platform can be downloaded directly from the Innovasic website for a risk-free, no cost evaluation. This is not a demo version – it is fully functional and pre-tested for EtherNet/IP conformance including electronic schematics, bill of materials, and layout files, as well as all necessary software, stacks, and development environment. Evaluation of the RapID Platform download can be performed on hardware via the Internet or at the customer's site.