The dawn of a new design philosophy for electronics
The University of Surrey has unveiled a device with unique functionality that could signal the dawn of a new design philosophy for electronics, including next-generation wearables and eco-disposable sensors.
China test centre chooses Keysight 5G solutions
Keysight Technologies’ 5G device test solutions have been selected by State Radio Monitoring Centre Testing Centre (SRTC), an independent third-party testing and calibration laboratory in China, to support both domestic and international certification of 5G mobile devices.
Photodiode black SMD packages eliminate side illumination
Now in stock at New Yorker Electronics are two new surface-mount Automotive Grade silicon PIN photodiodes from Vishay Optoelectronics.
Ubuntu 20.10 on Raspberry Pi delivers full Linux micro clouds
Canonical has released Ubuntu 20.10 with optimised Raspberry Pi images for desktop and server, in support of learners, inventors, educators and entrepreneurs, bringing the world’s most open platform to the world’s most accessible hardware.
I/O expansion module for Raspberry Pi based DIN rail PC
STV Electronic has launched a smart digital I/O expansion module for its Raspberry Pi 3 B+ based DIN rail PC. The new I/O Module 16, which can be operated remotely from the system via RS-485, provides four digital inputs, four digital outputs, and eight flexible interfaces, configurable either as digital input or digital output. The Smart Manager 4.0 can control up to eight of these expansion modules via RS-485, making it poss...
Reference flow for ASIL D-compliant SoC design
Synopsys and Samsung Foundry has announced the release of a validated automotive reference flow to streamline SoC hardware design for in-system test, implementation, verification, timing and physical signoff for ISO 26262 compliance. This reference flow is targeted for automotive safety integrity level (ASIL) D autonomous driving and advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) applications.
Functional safety certified Renesas RH850 tools
IAR Systems has added new functionality to its development tools for Renesas' RH850 automotive microcontrollers (MCUs). The latest version of the complete C/C++ compiler and debugger toolchain IAR Embedded Workbench for Renesas RH850 can now optionally generate position-independent code and/or position-independent data.
Reliable soldering through innovative process monitoring
Every electronics manufacturer wants flawless reliable soldering and precise documentation of all production-related processes. But how can you ensure that the printed circuit board has actually been processed in compliance with the prescribed regulations? Rehm Thermal Systems has developed ProCap software for this purpose. The tool monitors the stability of the reflow process for each individual product, thus enabling optimal process traceabilit...
Simple PCB conformal coating inspection with iSpector JUz
Mek (Marantz Electronics) has launched the iSpector JUz for conformal coating inspection. Based on proven Mek AOI technology, the iSpector JUz automates the conformal coating inspection process to ensure coating quality and consistency.
Edge computing and AI platform: LEC-2290
Lanner has announced that it now provides configure-to-order edge computing AI platforms specifically engineered for compute-intensive, AI-powered video analytics in the network edge. Powered by the 8th Gen Core processor, PoE connectivity and GPU expansion.