PC/104 Module With Triple LAN From Datasound Labs
Powered by the 300MHz Vortex86SX DM&P CPU, the new, ultra low power ICOP-6157 from Datasound Laboratories features three LAN ports on a board measuring just 90mm x 96mm.
Low-Power 3U cPCI Single-Board Computer Targets Freescale MPC8572E Processor
Extreme Engineering Solutions (X-ES) has introduced XPedite5330, a new 3U CompactPCI single-board computer based on Freescale Semiconductor's MPC8572E PowerQUICC III processor. In addition to the MPC 8572E dual-core processor, XPedite5330 provides a PMC/XMC site along with Gigabit Ethernet and the traditional PCI bus. To provide a system designer with multiple hardware options, XPedite5330 is available in a full range of convection- or conduction-cooled configurations.
Anders and Tilcon to deliver enhanced user machine relationships with Microsoft Windows Embedded CE
Anders Electronics has announced a joint venture with Tilcon Software, a leading provider of graphical user interface (GUI) software development environments for embedded devices.
congatec presents the conga-QA, a new compact module using the Intel Atom processor
congatec AG presents conga-QA, the first computer module based on the new Qseven form factor. The conga-QA is fitted with the latest Intel® Atom™ Z5xx range of processors and the Intel® US15W system controller hub.
Mini-ITX form factor motherboards for embedded applications from BVM
BVM's latest addition to its family of Mini-ITX form factor motherboards is the LV-67B, which, based on the Intel GM45 Chipset, provides a platform for the latest 45nm Core 2 Duo Mobile family of processors that conform to the Socket P pin-out. Offering low power consumption, outstanding graphics processing, memory and I/O bandwidth, the LV-67B is optimised for embedded applications such as interactive clients, gaming platforms and industrial automation.
Orange Tree Technologies clocks up 3 years with National Semiconductor
Orange Tree Technologies, a board-level embedded hardware and software company focused on high performance system-host communications interconnect, has recorded 3 years of product and service delivery to National Semiconductor Corp. The announcement is witness to both the quality and high performance of technology from Orange Tree and the company's track record of supplying board-level services and solutions to some of the world's leading semiconductor and consumer electronics companies.
IAR Systems' new version of Embedded Workbench for Atmel AVR32
IAR Systems has announced the launch of IAR Embedded Workbench for Atmel AVR32 Version 3.10, the latest version of the world's only professional tool chain for AVR32 microcontrollers. IAR Embedded Workbench now supports all Atmel AVR32 devices, including the AP7 and UC3 families, and introduces enhanced emulation and trace debugging support, code checking to the MISRA C:2004 standard, multi-file compilation, and the integration of IAR visualSTATE into the IDE.
Quadros Announces Graphical Configuration Tool for the ARM MMU
Continuing its drive to reduce complexity and development time for embedded systems, Quadros Systems, Inc. has announced an editor and table generator for configuring the ARM memory management unit (MMU). The MMU Table Editor and Generator, MTEG, allows the developer to specify the properties of the process spaces in an easy-to-use, graphical interface and eliminates the need for the embedded developer to master the underlying technology of the ARM MMU in order to use it.
Green Hills Software Supports Intel Atom Processor N270
Green Hills Software, Inc., the technology leader in device software optimization (DSO) and real-time operating systems (RTOS), today announced the immediate availability of its embedded software development solution for the Intel Atom processor N270. The Green Hills Software solution includes the INTEGRITY real-time operating system, MULTI integrated development environment (IDE), optimizing C/C++ compilers, and DoubleCheck static analyzer. Building on more than 25 years of experience in the embedded market, Green Hills Software's launch of INTEGRITY for the Intel Atom processor N270 will enable customers to create and deploy reliable, high-performance products for industrial control, mobile thin clients, HMI (Human Machine Interface) and print imaging in the least amount of time and at the lowest cost.
Emulator from Nu Horizons speeds up programming and allows real time system behaviour analysis
Atmel's AVR ONE is now available from Nu Horizons Electronics. The emulator speeds up programming and supports non-intrusive observation and logging of how the embedded system performs. This allows the software engineer a clear view of real time system behaviour, without affecting or modifying the real time characteristics of the microcontroller.
Aonix Enhances Ada Real-Time Tools for LynxOS RTOS
Aonix has ported its ObjectAda tools to LynxOS RTOS for PowerPC, the preferred environment for engineers building large, complex systems. ObjectAda's new greatly improved features include an enhanced linker dramatically reduces link time, more efficient debug facility, upgraded support for mixed code, and improved multilanguage debug support, and more.
New board from Datasound Laboratories uses ISA BUS and customer specific part numbers to reduce Chance of Obsolescence
DSL create their own 8/16 bit ISA BUS low power board and use customer specific part numbers to defeat obsolescence
RS Components launches Embedded Development Platform
RS Components has announced the launch of its Embedded Development Platform (EDP) designed to help deliver additional cost and time saving options to design engineers. This new solution consists of a baseboard able to hold a combination of up to four CPU or application modules, an innovation in this technology area. The EDP is RS' first step in a process that will see the introduction of new processor and application modules on a regular basis.
3G socket modem from TDC targets video surveillance systems
TDC is targeting video surveillance and other multimedia-based embedded systems applications with a new socket modem that allows tri-band UMTS/HSDPA as well as GSM/GPRS/EDGE connectivity to be added to a new or legacy system with an absolute minimum of development time.
Speeding up the time to market with PXA270 reference design & Add on Modules.
e-con Systems, an embedded product design services specialist, has come up with a host of add-on modules on top of its PXA270 reference design, SIRIUS
Frontier Silicon ‘Vega' module powers Goodmans GHDAB101, world's smallest handheld DAB radio
Frontier Silicon has announced that its module is at the heart of a new DAB radio just launched by Goodmans and now available on the market. The new GHDAB101 is the world's smallest stand-alone DAB radio currently available - measuring just 69.5 x 44 x 21.4mm and weighing only 48g complete with earphones - and is already available in retail channels.
Elan's USB 2.0 Host Controller for embedded applications
Elan Digital Systems has launched a new version of its highly successful VMB5000A USB host controller device in a new role. The new device, the VMB5000AE, is designed to be configured as a standard USB 2.0 host controller bridge to 16 bit u controller bus.
Connect One Ships Miniature IP Controller for Mobile Machine-to-Machine Solutions
Connect One today released iChip CO2144, a new addition to its iChipSEC family of M2M IP Controllers that offers complete IP connectivity and security in small form factor. CO2144's miniature package supports multiple power-save modes and wireless LAN and all cellular standards, making it ideal for mobile devices in automotive, remote monitoring, and medical areas.
Express Logic Unveils TraceX 3.1 with New Features for System Analysis
Express Logic has released the latest version of TraceX V3.1, a system event analysis tool that enables embedded developers to visualize and better understand the behavior of their real-time systems. TraceX 3.1 adds new summary and profiling features that further assist developers in understanding the behavior and performance of their real-time system.
Embedded RTOS and GUI now supports Renesas’ SuperH microcontroller
Renesas Technology Europe and Segger today announced the launch of emWIN, an embedded graphical user interface (GUI), and embOS, a real-time operating system (RTOS) for Renesas' SH7203 SuperH microcontroller. Together, emWin and embOS, provide customers the ability to develop graphical applications for the SuperH device with ease.
Embedded Mini-ITX motherboard from BVM
The new LV-66A Mini-ITX format embedded motherboard from BVM is designed for applications in the rapidly emerging new generation of smart digital entertainment devices such as set top boxes, gaming machine, kiosks and media centres. In addition to its suitability for video-intensive and sound-rich applications, it can also be used as a Network Access Server, a POS engine or in an ATM application.
e-con Systems announces launch of PXA270 based System on Module – eSOM270
e-con Systems Inc. announced the availability of eSOM270, the PXA270 based "system on module". At volumes of 1K, eSOM270 in the highest configuration(520 Mhz Clock/128M SDRAM/32M flash) is available at USD 110. The eSOM270 is available with PXA270 @ 312/416/520 Mhz, 64/128 MB SDRAM, 16/32 MB NOR flash. eSOM270 is available with Windows CE 5.0/6.0 and Linux support
Advanced platform delivers FPGA-based display solutions
Arrow has further expanded its range of advanced development platforms with the launch of a new evaluation board for designers looking to develop FPGA-based display applications. Developed by Arrow's European reference board team and design partner Axor International, the EasyLCD Evaluation Board is based around the low-cost Lattice ECP2 architecture.
The DuraCOR Family from Eurotech Ltd
Eurotech Ltd's DuraCOR 1000 series of products are an ideal solution for applications ranging from advanced video capture and compression using MPEG4 and JPEG-2000, to precise communication and geo-centric applications utilising GPS and GSM/GPRS (UMTS). Additional functionality of the units includes Gigabit Ethernet, Fast Ethernet controllers, and hi-speed USB 2.0 ports capable of powering the connected devices.
High performance, low power embedded SBCs
BVM continues to expand its capabilities in the embedded SBC space with the addition of the new versions of the LV-679 and the LS-372 units, both based on a low power Core 2 Duo BGA CPU that typically consume around half the power of a normal mobile processor thereby simplifying cooling and power supply requirements.
IAR Systems supports S08 microcontrollers through collaboration with Freescale
IAR Systems has announced the launch of IAR Embedded Workbench for Freescale S08, a new version of its well-known embedded development tool. The tool also provides comprehensive support for Freescale's Controller Continuum architecture by supporting the stepwise compatibility and easy migration from 8-bit S08 microcontrollers (MCUs) to 32-bit ColdFire devices.
Unified multi-region digital radio receiver from Frontier Silicon
Frontier Silicon will introduce a unified digital radio receiver module to work with all existing Band 3 and L-Band digital radio standards for Europe and Asia. The new receiver addresses the market need for a solution that supports all Eureka-147 based standards, including DAB and DAB+ and DMB-Audio.
Aonix Begins Implementation of Java Multiprocessor Virtual Machine
Responding to market demand in defense and telecommunications sectors, Aonix has launched into the development of PERC Ultra SMP, a symmetric multiprocessing Java virtual machine. Boasting the strengths of Java-scalability, portability and easy maintainability-PERC Ultra SMP will include unique garbage collection capabilities to ensure that it can meet the demands of multiprocessor real-time applications.
High performance CAN Ethernet gateway with two CAN interfaces from Analytica
Analytica has launched a new CAN Ethernet gateway with a ARM9 processor based on Linux (Kernel 2.6). The AnaGate CAN duo is substantially more efficient than the established AnaGate CAN model because of its 32 bit processor. With full bus utilization at high bus speed (e.g. 1MBit) on the CAN field bus all CAN messages can be processed and sent on to the personal computer by a AnaGate CAN duo.
LDRA tool suite support identifies Security Vulnerabilities and meets the CERT C standard
LDRA, provider of the most complete automated software verification, source code analysis and test tools covering the full development lifecycle, has enhanced the capabilities of the LDRA tool suite to comply with the released version of the MISRA C++:2008 standard from the Motor Industry Software Reliability Association (MISRA).
Small Form Factor Wireless Module for M2M Applications from Connect One
Connect One has released Mini Socket iWiFi, a new embedded serial-to-WiFi module that quickly and easily connects embedded devices running machine-to-machine (M2M) applications to 802.11b/g wireless LANs with minimal programming. Mini Socket iWiFi's extremely compact size, battery save modes, and advanced roaming features make it an ideal solution for mobile M2M devices.
IDE Flash duplicator copies up to 10 devices at a time
Designed to make considerable reductions in time to market the new IDE Flash duplicator from Datasound Laboratories shaves hours from typical production cycles and reduces overall costs even for low volume requirements. Eradicating time consuming serial programming, the duplicator copies up to 10 storage devices at once, in seconds, enabling en-masse copying of industry standard CompactFlash cards, IDE DiskOnModules and Hard Drives.
Renesas Technology and Express Logic launch real-time control and signal processing platform
Renesas Technology Europe has announced that Express Logic's ThreadX multitasking real-time operating system (RTOS) now supports Renesas SH-2A series microcontrollers (MCUs), providing a high-performance operating platform for applications using these fast, powerful devices in embedded systems.
LDRA tool suite support identifies Security Vulnerabilities and meets the CERT C standard
LDRA has enhanced the LDRA tool suite to meet the CERT C Secure Coding standard. With this compliance, LDRA tool suite will be better able to identify security vulnerabilities and to enforce security standards—a necessary protection at a time when software applications are coming under increasing external attack.
LDRA New Tool Increases Visibility for Industry Standards Compliance, Security Vulnerabilities and Defect and Fault Detection
LDRA® has launched TBvision, a brand new product which provides companies with the ability to easily see that how the source code performs against security vulnerabilities, fault-detection and adherence to the required quality standards. Aimed at enhancing collaboration and communication between development teams, TBvision enables managers, team workers and individual developers to collectively monitor testing and quality metrics.
Express Logic Announces ThreadX® RTOS and USBX™ USB Support for Luminary Micro’s New Stellaris® LM3S3000/LM3S5000 Series Microcontrollers
Express Logic, Inc., the worldwide leader in royalty-free real-time operating systems (RTOS), today announced that Express Logic's ThreadX® RTOS and USBX™ USB Host/Device stack now support Luminary Micro's new Stellaris® LM3S3000 Series and LM3S5000 Series ARM® Cortex™-M3-based microcontrollers (MCUs), also announced today. ThreadX and USBX for the new Stellaris devices are designed for use with the ARM/Keil RealView® tools from ARM.
Isolated Four Port PC/104 Serial Adapter Protects Against Transients and Ground Loops
A Serial Adapter from Sealevel Systems has 1,500VDC port-to-port isolation and protects systems from ground loops and voltage transients that are common in remote installations and industrial environments. If not planned for, ground loops and voltage spikes can cause loss of data, latent hardware failures, or even destruction of the serial card or other system components.
Altium expands versatility of Altium Innovation Station
Altium Limited, a developer of unified electronic product development solutions, continues to expand its range of daughter boards for the Altium Innovation Station and its Desktop NanoBoard. Following hot on the heels of its recently announced Altium Innovation Station – which combines the Altium Designer electronics design software and the Desktop NanoBoard –Altium has released a new plug-in daughter board hosting a Xilinx Virtex-4 high-performance FPGA.
The LDRA tool suite selected for Orion Crew Exploration Vehicle Space Program
Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMCO) has selected the LDRA tool suite to enable developers on the Orion Crew Exploration Vehicle (CEV) program to achieve its software development goals. Aimed at safely transferring astronauts to and from the International Space Station (ISS), the Moon, Mars and other destinations beyond low earth orbit (LEO), the Orion CEV is a state-of-the-art human space flight system. LDRA, the leading provider of automated software verification, will enable Orion developers to achieve the stringent safety-critical standards required to ensure safe transfer of the astronauts.
Nexcom launch dual-core fan-less embedded system with 2 PCI Expansion Slots
The NISE Series of Fanless Embedded Systems has been further expanded with the introduction of the NISE 3110-P2, a Core 2 Duo/Core Duo based platform that is capable of supporting two PCI expansion cards in one compact chassis. Featuring Intel's 945GME and ICH7 Chipsets the NISE 3110-P2 offers users all the advantages of Core 2 Duo/Core Duo technology such as such as impressive levels of performance and amazingly low power consumption in a totally Fan-less, noise-free, maintenance-free Industrial computer system.