Arrow expands Embedded Platform Concept with series of new modules
Arrow Electronics has presented a series of new development modules based on the Arrow Embedded Platform Concept (EPC). Since its introduction in 2009, the distributor has continually expanded the EPC concept with new hardware, software and engineering services to deliver system solutions for a wide range of potential industries and enable the rapid market launch of new applications.
AWR Adds Product, Application and Tutorial Videos to Engineering TV
AWR Corporation, the innovation leader in high-frequency EDA software, today announced that it has added nearly 55 product, application and tutorial videos on Engineering TV, expanding its social media outlets beyond the current AWR.TV and AWR Channel on YouTube.
Safety library eases certification
For safety-critical applications in compliance with SIL (IEC 61508) or ASIL (ISO 26262) Hitex now offers the safety library SaveTcore for Infineon’s TriCore microcontrollers.
Freescale enables EtherCAT on QorIQ, PowerQUICC and i.MX processors
Freescale Semiconductor has collaborated with four top protocol and operating systems vendors to offer safety-certifiable industrial automation reference solutions featuring the EtherCAT protocol on QorIQ, PowerQUICC and i.MX processors. Selected processor versions operate without fans in rugged industrial environments.
Arrow announces free European technical support for Microsoft Windows Embedded Standard 7
Arrow Electronics has announced agreements with MPC Data and Adeneo Embedded that will allow the distributor to offer European customers the possibility of free technical support when designing products based on Microsoft Windows Embedded Standard 7 (WES7).
MPC Data demonstrates a Renesas Electronics MS7724 booting Linux in less than one second
Renesas Electronics, a premier provider of advanced semiconductor solutions, and its Platinum Alliance Partner MPC Data Limited have announced a demonstration platform showing a Renesas Electronics MS7724 platform booting a Linux kernel and graphical QT application in less than one second.
TI’s new motor driver evaluation platform spins brushed DC, stepper motors
Texas Instruments today introduced the first in a new line of scalable evaluation platforms for spinning motors. The DRV8412 evaluation kit (DRV8412-C2-KIT) includes all of the hardware and software needed to spin two brushed DC motors or a single stepper motor out of the box.
Synopsys' New LightTools Enhances Lighting Design Capabilities for the Development of Luminaires
Synopsys announced the availability of enhancements to its LightTools® illumination design and analysis software. LightTools version 7.1 delivers new analytical capabilities that speed the development of luminaires, particularly for general lighting and automotive applications. In addition, new user interface features maximize working area and flexibility to help boost designers' productivity throughout the design and verification process.
Renesas Selects SYSGO for CPU Virtualization Technology
Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723), a premier provider of advanced semiconductor solutions, and SYSGO, a leading supplier of certifiable operating systems, today announced its collaboration to jointly develop basic software supporting CPU virtualization technology suitable for real-time control applications.
New SYSGO's ELinOS 5.1 available now
SYSGO, leading supplier of software solutions for the world’s most demanding safety and security applications, announces the release of ELinOS 5.1, the latest version of the first commercially available embedded Linux product. This new release of Industrial Grade Linux offers integration of several major kernel releases, including 2.6.34 with full 64-bit target support, latest GCC 4.4 toolchain, and support for major architectures such as Intel...