Battery modelling among new features in software release
The new 2020.2 software release of powertrain design and optimisation software from Ricardo brings a wealth of new features and capabilities, including for electric vehicle battery design, together with improved accuracy and functionality
Generative design tool for engineers to explore new ideas
MSC Software Corporation (MSC), part of Hexagon's Manufacturing Intelligence division, has released MSC Apex Generative Design 2020, a tool that enables engineers to explore new approaches and optimise any part of their design in a single step to develop innovative products up to 80% faster than conventional approaches.
Khronos steps towards widespread deployment of SYCL
The Khronos Group has announced the ratification and public release of the SYCL 2020 Provisional Specification. SYCL is a standard C++ based heterogeneous parallel programming framework for accelerating High Performance Computing (HPC), machine learning, embedded computing, and compute-intensive desktop applications on a wide range of processor architectures, including CPUs, GPUs, FPGAs, and AI processors.
TrendMiner 2020.R2 enhances industrial analytics
Software AG’s TrendMiner has announced the release of TrendMiner 2020.R2. This latest release sets new standards in usability of self-service industrial analytics for operational experts. 2020.R2 makes it easier than ever to make data-driven decisions for production process performance optimisation.
PFC evaluation kit achieves 80 PLUS Titanium standards
A 1.2kW GaN eHEMT bridgeless totem pole PFC evaluation kit from GaN Systems is now being shipped by distributor Mouser Electronics.
Credit card-sized controller AMD Ryzen Embedded Processor
The AMD Ryzen Embedded processor has already been made available on several COM Express Basic and COM Express Compact Computer-on-Modules. Going a step further, Emerson Automation Solutions has now shrunk the footprint, making the flagship Embedded processor available on the credit card-sized COM Express Mini form factor for extremely space-constrained high-performance machine controllers. By Peter Missel, Principal Engineer High Performanc...
Agile Analog selects EnSilica for SoC development
Agile Analog has announced that they have worked with EnSilica, to both fabricate and test their latest analogue IP products, and to validate that their advanced product delivery processes provide maximum benefit to Agile Analog’s end customers.
EnOcean battery-free PTM 215 switch module with NFC
EnOcean has extended the latest generation of its proven PTM 215 switch module for the EnOcean wireless standard with an integrated NFC interface and safety functions. This means that in addition to the proven logic ‘press button’, battery-free switches can now also be operated automatically with NFC readers and NFC-capable smartphones or tablets.
Parker software tool for maintenance of IQAN modules
Parker Hannifin has developed a user-friendly service and maintenance tool for its IQAN series of controllers and displays. IQANgo enables service technicians or machine owners to connect wirelessly to IQAN modules in their machines, allowing them to perform a broad range of actions such as system status checks and troubleshooting errors or alarms.
Multicore interference mitigation by Green Hills Software
Green Hills Software has announced that it has extended its solution for DO-178C Level A multicore interference mitigation to Arm Cortex-A72 processor cores.