Extreme Engineering Solutions Claims First 3U VPX Single-Board Computer Targeting Freescale MPC 8640D Processor
Extreme Engineering Solutions is shipping XPedite5170, a 3U VPX (VITA 46) solution targeting Freescale Semiconductor’s dual-core MPC8640D processor. The XPedite5170 delivers enhanced PowerPC performance with AltiVec technology and power efficiency for today’s military customers requiring high performance in small form factors.
Signal- and power-isolated surface-mount RS-485/422 transceivers from ADI
Analog Devices has expanded its interface product family with two integrated, galvanically-isolated RS-485/422 transceivers, each featuring an integrated isolated power converter. Providing unmatched levels of isolation performance, the ADM2587E and ADM2582E are the first transceivers to integrate a line driver, line receiver, oscillator, rectifier, regulator, and transformers into a single-chip that isolates both the data and power lines in a t...
NXP Launches Limited Use MIFARE IC with Open Standard Cryptography
NXP has announced the latest IC in its MIFARE family of contactless identification technology, the MIFARE Ultralight C. The chip is said to be the first of its kind introducing open standard 3DES cryptography for authentication of disposable ticketing solutions against fraud and cloning.
Fairchild's Optocoupler designed for Industrial Fieldbus Communications
Fairchild Semiconductor's FOD8001 answers the need for system engineers’ to design a robust industrial fieldbus network with low transmission error rates, low system failure rates and proven reliability over an extended period of time. Fairchild’s high performance optocouplers offer best-in-class noise immunity resulting from its proprietary coplanar packaging technology, Optoplanar.
Capacitive touch system for compact devices from 3M
3M Touch Systems has announced the availability of a surface capacitive touch system designed specifically to meet the demanding requirements of applications such as video phones, washing machines, retail point-of-purchase (POP) and small all-in-one devices, using 5.7 to 12.1in LCD displays. The MicroTouch SCT3250CX system provides superior surface durability and optical transmission for device manufacturers requiring ultra reliable and high brig...
SiGe Mixers for DCS/PCS, WCDMA, WCS, LTE, WiMAX, and MMDS Base Stations
Maxim has introduced the MAX19995/MAX19995A/MAX19997A/MAX19999 family of high-performance, dual, downconverting mixers targeted specifically for DCS/PCS, cdma2000, WCDMA, WCS, LTE, WiMAX (TM), and MMDS wireless-infrastructure applications. Together with the previously announced MAX19985A, these mixers provide complete downconverter solutions that address all base-station applications spanning the 700MHz to 4000MHz bands.
Highly Integrated UMTS Femto Base-Station Chipset From Maxim
Maxim has introduced the MAX2557/MAX2597, a WCDMA Band II and Band V femto base-station transceiver chipset with a unique digital interface for the North American UMTS market. The receiver (MAX2557) and transmitter (MAX2597) utilize Maxim's proprietary high dynamic range MAX-PHY(TM) interface to eliminate the need for a mixed-signal analog front-end. The MAX2557 has four low-noise amplifier (LNA) inputs to allow monitoring of WCDMA and GSM macro-...
Sundance Builds-out PXI Express Product Line With Hybrid Peripheral Module
Sundance has announced the expansion of its multiprocessor PXI Express offering with the immediate availability of its SMT712 Dual DAC PXI Express Hybrid Peripheral Module. The SMT712 module is a dividend of the Sundance PXI product development roadmap that was announced in October 2008. It demonstrates the Company’s ongoing commitment and investment in the PXI open specification and brings extreme FPGA acceleration to PXI Express systems.
Fan-less Industrial PC from Nexcom
Nexcom has launched a range of industrial-grade Fan-less Computer Systems based on the energy efficient Intel Atom CPU. Housed in a totally fan-less ruggedized chassis, the NISE 2000 Series offers Industrial Grade Computing at a commercially acceptable price. With long lifetime support, the NISE 2000 series is an excellent choice for embedded vertical markets ranging from industrial automation, machinery, digital signage and kiosk.
Enhanced MTi-G Device With Integrated GPS from Inertial Aerosystems
Inertial Aerosystems have introduced an enhanced version of their established MTi-G product. This device, manufactured by Netherlands based Xsens Motion Technology, is a MEMS Attitude and Heading Reference System (AHRS) with integrated GPS. The unit provides accurate horizontal and vertical position, velocity and 3D orientation estimates. It incorporates an internal ultra low power signal processor and a real time Kalman filter.