Making Moves On PCI Standards
As the embedded world increasingly explores mobile applications, the need to incorporate the higher performance interconnect of PCI Express has become apparent. Therefore, in February, the PCI/104 Consortium approved the PCI/104-Express and PCIe/104 specification revision which supports PCI Express Generation 2 and Generation 3. Caroline Hayes finds out what options this opens up for developers in this ES Design magazine article.
ADLINK Launches Latest Powerful Embedded Vision System, EOS-1220
ADLINK Technology announces the release of its new EOS-1220 GigE Vision-compliant embedded vision system, featuring 3rd Generation Intel Core i7 quad core processors, four independent PoE ports, full compatibility with GigE Vision cameras and support for smart PoE APIs, allowing remote switching of PoE status.
Synopsys Unveils Embedded Vision Development System
Synopsys today announced the immediate availability of the Embedded Vision Development System, an integrated solution for the acceleration of the design of processors for embedded vision based on Synopsys' Processor Designer tool set and Synopsys' HAPS FPGA-based prototyping system.
Axiomtek announces Intel Core i Fanless Embedded System Packs a Punch with 8 Isolated COM
A high-performance fanless embedded system with 8 isolated COM, 8 isolated DI/DO and triple display interfaces, the eBOX730-860-FL, is presented by Axiomtek. It incorporates the 2nd Generation Intel Core i7-2610UE/ i3-2340UE/ Celeron-B810 processors with Intel QM67 Express chipset, propelling computing with better processing & graphics performance.
Cadia Networks Announce New Ruggedized NUC Embedded Systems With Intel Core i3 CPU
Cadia Networks announce a new family of conduction cooled/fanless embedded systems based on Intel's Next Unit of Computing motherboards; the RoughNUC. The RoughNUC repurposes Intel's NUC into the embedded market with conduction cooled cases, industrial temperature range memory devices, and expansion options for traditional and application specific embedded I/O modules.
Innovasic Announces Production Availability of Pin Compatible Am186ER and Am188ER Embedded Processors
Production units are now available for the IA18xER embedded processor. These devices are form, fit, and function compatible with the Am186ER and Am188ER devices. The IA18xER is capable of operating as a 186 or 188 processor (16-bit or 8-bit) and is available in 100-lead PQFP and 100-lead LQFP RoHS-compliant packages.
From standard components: embedded systems for every requirement
Depending on the area of application, embedded systems are subjectto very different demands as regards mechanical stability such as shock and vibration resistance, IP and EMC protection and cooling requirements. With its systems based on the Schroff brandedmodular 19 subracks, Pentair Equipment Protection offers an ideal platform on which these various demands can be satisfied.
Carbon Expands Embedded Systems Offerings
Carbon Design Systems announced today that its newest Carbon Performance Analysis Kit (CPAK) featuring the ARM Cortex-R7 processor is available for download from the Carbon IP Exchange web portal. Previously available to strategic partners in Carbon's R7 early access program, the CPAK and model are now available for all users of its SoCDesigner Plus, enabling real-time development of embedded systems.
Android Meets Embedded Systems
MAZeT present their new Android based solutions for embedded systems. Modern requirements for embedded systems are that defined tasks need to be solved at maximum efficiency. This is at limited usage of operating systems and at minimal hard- and software effort. Price performance-radio, reliability and flexible data rates are high in demand.
Express Logic and Cypherbridge Systems Team to Deliver Secure Cloud Device Kit
Express Logic and Cypherbridge Systems today announced the integration of the Cypherbridge embedded secure Cloud Device Kit for Express Logic platforms. This integrated solution enables embedded devices to connect securely to the cloud using JSON and XMPP.
Digia unveils powerful new Qt 5 functionality for embedded system developers
At Embedded World Digia unveiled several applications of the newly announced Qt 5 cross-platform application and user interface (UI) development framework that are specifically targeted at creators of embedded systems.
congatec Announce Qseven Starter Kit For Mobile Embedded Applications
congatec presents the Qseven Mobility Kit, a complete starter package for the rapid prototyping of battery-powered embedded systems. Qseven embedded computer modules are an ideal solution for virtually any low-power or ultra mobile embedded PC application thanks to their compact size and minimum power consumption. To minimize development costs of such systems, congatec has combined all necessary components in a comprehensive starter kit.
Vecow Presents One-of-a-Kind Fan-less Quad-Core PoE+ 802.3at Embedded System
Vecow today announces a fan-less Power-over-Ethernet embedded controller ECS-7800-PoE supports 3rd Gen Intel Quad-Core series processor (6M Cache, up to 3.30 GHz), DDR3L and DDR3 maximum dual channel 16GB ram, 4-port IEEE 802.3at PoE+, 5 display (2 DP, DVI-D, VGA, LVDS), isolated DIO, 2 GbE LANs, CFast, two 2.5" SATA 6Gp/s SSD/HDD trays, 4 COM, 4 USB 3.0 ports, JST connector, and 2 miniPCI-express, plus with overvoltage protection and Trusted Platform Module which making ECS-7800-PoE stands out from others in machine vision and GigE imaging, intelligent traffic system, machine vision, surveillance and security, AOI, and most of embedded applications.
Lanner Collaborates with Wind River to Help Customers Get Flying with Intel Data Plane Development Kit
Lanner Electronics today announced the release of a Wind River Embedded Development Kit for their FW-8895 network appliance platform. This platform offers a 100% x86 development platform that is designed to fully utilize the Intel Data Plane Development Kit (Intel DPDK) and offer solid processing capabilities in both the control plane and data plane.
Percepio Demonstrates Next-Generation RTOS Trace Tools At Embedded World 2013
Percepio's tool family Tracealyzer provide a world-leading insight into the runtime behavior of RTOS based embedded software. More than 20 graphical views show different perspectives of task scheduling and kernel calls, interrupt routines, as well as application-level event logs and data plots. The amazing visualizations are easy to use and intuitive to understand.
Cadia Networks Announce Fanless Embedded Gigabit Ethernet System
Cadia Networks today announced its latest fanless embedded system; the ECS-5534. The ECS-5534 is a 4 Gigabit Ethernet port small form factor system. Equipped with four Intel 82583V Gigabit Ethernet ports and powered by an Intel Atom N2800 CPU, this fanless system is an excellent choice for a large number of networking and communication applications.
Embedded Development Kit for CodeMeter
Wibu-Systems has released today the Embedded Development Kit for CodeMeter supporting VxWorks, which will provide original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) with a unique solution out of the box jointly offering complete IP protection, secure boot and embedded license management.
Datalight Releases File System With Built-in Data Diagnostics For Android, Embedded Linux And Windows CE
Datalight have released Reliance Nitro 3.0, the latest version of its embedded file system for Android, Embedded Linux and Microsoft Windows Embedded Compact operating systems. This new version adds advanced instrumentation, enabling fast, precise diagnosis of errors within the flash memory subsystem. Finding the source of these flash storage failures is normally a time consuming part of the development process, which can delay market availability of embedded devices for many weeks.
VIA Launches VIA ARMTiGO A800
VIA Technologies today announced the VIA ARMTiGO A800, the world's smallest ARM system for embedded applications, including hotel automation, digital signage and, surveillance as well as for medical and healthcare applications.
AMD APU-Based Gizmo Board For Embedded Systems Inventors And Hobbyists
AMD have announced that the newly launched Gizmo board, a low-cost board geared toward x86-based embedded system development available from GizmoSphere, is powered by an AMD Embedded G-Series Accelerated Processing Unit. Gizmo is a 4-inch by 4-inch x86 development board that can run a variety of operating systems including Android, Linux, RTOSes and Windows.
Mercury InfiniBand-Based Product for OpenVPX High-Performance Embedded Computing Solutions
Mercury Systems has expanded its product line to offer the industry's first embedded processing module using the powerful Intel 3rd generation Core i7 quad-core Ivy Bridge mobile-class processor and dual Mellanox ConnectX-3 host adapters for a total of four InfiniBand fabric connections. The new LDS6523 (low-density server) is an industry model for open architecture high-performance embedded computing solutions, offering unparalleled data plane bandwidth with four 40Gbps fabric ports.
Cadia Networks Unveil Common Embedded ARM Cortex A9 i.MX 6 Platform
Cadia Networks today announced the release of two new products using a common embedded ARM Cortex A9 i.MX 6 platform: OPS-5332A and CNS-5332B. Both products are targeted for digital signage applications and provide a complete, seamless embedded platform for customers with a range of performance and features, while allowing for the re-use of customer's application code in either a standalone system or embedded OPS module without any modifications or recompiling.
AAEON Introduces AIS-Series Advanced Embedded Servers
AAEON released today two compact and powerful Embedded Servers, the AIS-E1 and AIS-E2 ideal solutions for Building Automation, Factory Automation, IP Surveillance, advanced Digital Signage and Kiosks. Designed with upgradable socket type multi-core Intel Core iSeries processors under 45W, these embedded servers offer superb performance and multiple high definition video playbacks, while consuming very little power.
ITTIA DB SQL For MicroC/OS-II Is Now Available!
ITTIA releases a new version of its embedded database, ITTIA DB SQL, for the MicroC/OS-II real-time kernel and MicroC/FS file system from Micriµm. For embedded software development, ITTIA DB SQL and MicroC/OS-II provide a solid foundation on which complex multitasking applications can be built. ITTIA DB SQL, a compact embedded database, uses the multithreading primitives in MicroC/OS-II so that an application can connect to the same database concurrently from multiple tasks.
Altera and ARM Announce Industry’s First FPGA-Adaptive Embedded Software Toolkit
Altera Corporation and ARM today announced that, with a unique agreement, the companies have jointly developed a DS-5 embedded software development toolkit with FPGA-adaptive debug capabilities for Altera SoC devices.
Kontron releases Flex-ATX motherboard with AMD R-Series APU
Kontron launched today the feature-packed, yet highly cost-efficient, embedded Flex-ATX motherboard KTA75/Flex based on the new AMD Embedded R-Series Accelerated Processing Unit and the AMD A75 controller hub.
Axiomtek eBOX639-825-FL - Expansion-rich & Ultra Low-power Atom Fanless Embedded Box System
Axiomtek releases eBOX639-825-FL, a 2-slot fanless embedded box system incorporating an ultra low-power dual core Intel Atom processor D525 1.8 GHz onboard with Intel NM10 Express chipset. This embedded system is especially designed to offer mass expandability with two expansion PCI slot interfaces and one internal PCI Express Mini Card slot for vision/motion card.
IAR Systems introduces new product edition for the smaller memory versions of Renesas RX MCUs
IAR Systems today announced the availability of a new product edition tailored for small applications development using IAR Embedded Workbench for RX. The Baseline edition is targeted at developers working with smaller memory Renesas RX MCUs and is offered at a price substantially reduced from that of the full edition.
HCC advanced debug tool for IAR Embedded Workbench speeds development
HCC Embedded today announced the release of an advanced plug-in to accelerate the debug process for its middleware customers using IAR Embedded Workbench. HCC develops advanced middleware that will work seamlessly with any RTOS.
Sealevel extends beyond traditional ARM applications with the R9-4100
From Sealevel's Custom Design Center comes the R9-4100 embedded computer that combines RISC processing power with powerful serial and digital I/O capabilities in a rugged, compact form-factor. Packed with a wealth of I/O features and providing the latest embedded software environment, the system is based on a 400MHz Atmel processor boasting a 32-bit ARM instruction set for maximum performance.
Lauterbach TRACE32 PowerTools validation with Code Confidence Tools for eCos
Code Confidence and Lauterbach today announced validation of the Code Confidence Tools with the Lauterbach TRACE32 system of hardware-assisted debugging tools. The combination of Code Confidence Tools and TRACE32 debug hardware delivers a powerfuland highly-productive development and debug environment for embedded software developers working the eCos real-time operating system.
Axiomtek’s Fanless Atom Cedarview 3.5-inch Embedded Board
Axiomtek announces CAPA830, its new wide-temperature 3.5-inch embedded board, supports the newest Intel Atom processor D2550 1.86GHz, N2800 1.86GHz and N2600 dual core 1.6GHz with the Intel NM10 chipset. With incredible low power and rugged design, it offers -20°C to +70°C wide temperature range and only requires +12V DC power input.
High Performance 4-Channel PCI/104-Express Frame Grabber
Sensoray announces an addition to their extensive line of high quality, low-latency embedded video solutions. The Model 911, PCI/104-Express 4-Channel Frame Grabber with Audio Capture, simultaneously captures four channels of analog video and four channels of stereo audio. It captures raw video frames from each channel at up to full frame rate, resulting in an aggregate frame capture rate of up to 120 fps for NTSC and 100 fps for PAL.
congatec Qseven Starter Kit – the quickest way to ARM-based designs
congatec has introduced a new Qseven Starter Kit providing developers with a complete package to rapidly prototype embedded systems for ARM designs. Thanks to their compact size and extremely low power, Qseven embedded computer modules based on ARM architectures are an ideal solution for virtually any low-power or ultra mobile embedded PC application.
GOEPEL announce availability of Xilinx Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC component special model libraries
GOEPEL electronic announces the availability of special model libraries for Xilinx Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC components to support all programming and test strategies based on the innovative Embedded System Access technologies.
Axiomtek introduces DIN-rail Wide Temperature Range Fanless Embedded System
Axiomtek rolls out its new DIN-rail fanless ruggedized embedded system with extra low power Intel Atom processors Z510PT 1.1 GHz/ Z520PT 1.33 GHz and Intel US15WPT chipset, the rBOX111-4COM. Set out to meet the critical demands of almost any rugged environment, this compact unit supports wide temperature range and features 4 isolated COM & 2 isolated Ethernet ports, wireless (3G/GPRS or WiFi) connection, fanless & cableless design, RTC battery function, 2 watchdog timers and many more waiting you to find out.
Xilinx Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC Accelerates the Development of Trusted Systems at ARM TechCon 2012
Xilinx today announced at ARM TechCon 2012 availability of solutions that further extend the Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC's use within trusted systems that must meet strict safety and security requirements.
Renesas Electronics Announces the Development of Smart Analog – A Fully Configurable Analog Front-end Technology Enabling Smarter Sensors
Renesas have today unveiled Smart Analog, a technology innovation that stands to have a radical effect on the way engineers implement sensors in embedded designs. Modern sensor devices are complex systems that require tuning of circuitry to convert the analog signals produced by the sensor itself into a signal appropriate for a microcontroller's analog-to-digital converter subsystem.
ITTIA DB SQL 5.5 Integrates with Many Popular Development Frameworks
ITTIA releases ITTIA DB SQL 5.5, the newest version of its database for developers of applications for embedded systems and mobile platforms. This new release offers the most complete embedded data management experience, with capabilities once available only to PC applications, including high reliability, comprehensive security options, Qt user interface integration, Python and Lua scripting, JDBC compatibility, and replication.
TI's new Smart Meter SoC reduces costs and improves reliability in e-meter designs
Texas Instruments are now sampling a fully integrated and optimized Smart Meter System on Chip for smart electrical meter designs. The integration of metrology, application and communication functions in one single chip allows developers to simplify designs, increase flexibility and reduce system costs for smart e-metering applications.