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.
Design for prototype testing
There are some tips and tricks you can deploy when developing a new PCB to help produce a useful first-time prototype and allow easier debugging of the design. Roland Bodlovic, Technical Manager, ByteSnap Design, offers some advice for prototype testing.
VadaTech VPX572 provides dual ADC with sampling rates
VadaTechhas announced the VPX572. The VPX572 provides a dual ADC with sampling rates of up to 6.4 GSPS at 12-bit resolution (ADC12DJ3200).
Microchip releases major update to BlueSky GNSS Firewall
Critical infrastructure systems including power utilities, financial services, mobile networks and transportation rely on Global Positioning System (GPS)-delivered timing to ensure ongoing operations. Microchip Technology has announced the release of a major software update for its BlueSky GNSS Firewall product, providing a higher level of resiliency against GPS vulnerabilities for systems dependent on GPS signal reception.
Small MXT288UD-AM maXTouch controllers for smart surfaces
To help enhance and ease today’s driving experience, automotive manufacturers are implementing additional touch displays beyond the centre infotainment display (CID). Supporting the application of these secondary displays with advanced features, Microchip Technology has announced the extension of its maXTouch portfolio with the new MXT288UD touch controller family, a small automotive grade packaged touch screen controllers.
Reference designs help connect medical weight scales
Smart connected weight scale reference designs for medical applications from Microchip Technology are in stock at distributor Digi-Key Electronics.