Jennic launches JN513x family second generation wireless microcontrollers
Jennic has announced the commercial launch of its second generation wireless microcontrollers, the JN513x family, which realize a sub $3 price target in 100k+ units. In addition to achieving this new price threshold the devices provide performance, price and power improvements over the current JN5121 family. Coupled with the release of the wireless microcontroller family is a range of modules, evaluation kits, software and protocol stacks.
THE COLD HARD FACTS ABOUT LOW POWER PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC
QuickLogic Europe announces its 'Power Comparison Resource Package' that includes a low power programmable logic video, power comparison demo platform, a white paper created by a third-party consultant and a micro website. The purpose of this package is to help designers compare FPGAs and CPLDs between the leading vendors, in order to make the best decisions based on design power constraints and requirements.
Microcontroller USB flash drive interface design simplified by development platform
FTDI announces the availability of the DLP-VLOG, a development platform based on its Vinculum Universal Serial Bus (USB) host controller IC. The platform, configured as a simple data logging application, is designed to read temperature, humidity and voltage data, and store it on the supplied 32MB USB flash drive. A Microchip microcontroller used together with the Vinculum IC serves to illustrate how to provide virtually unlimited data storage to ...
Synplicity Provides Optimal Support for Xilinx Spartan-3A Devices
Synplicity, Inc. has announced its Synplify Pro FPGA synthesis software provides optimal support for Xilinx new low-cost, high-volume Spartan-3A family of I/O-optimized FPGAs.
NI's latest Integrated development environment for test, measurement and control applications.
National Instruments has announced NI LabWindows/CVI 8.1, the latest version of the proven ANSI C integrated development environment for test, measurement and control applications. LabWindows/CVI 8.1 builds on nearly 20 years of reliability and innovation and delivers new technology that gives engineers a simplified interface for communicating between local or distributed LabWindows/CVI applications as well as a single toolchain to easily control...
Emulation system supports development with Microchip’s PIC microcontrollers
Microchip has announced its MPLAB REAL ICE emulation system to support the development of applications that use Microchip’s PIC microcontrollers and dsPIC Digital Signal Controllers. The MPLAB REAL ICE offers low-cost, next-generation emulation support, including faster memory interfacing and longer distance, higher speed target connections.
New preferred parts catalogue for COM Express applications
A recently published catalogue from Tyco Electronics outlines the company’s portfolio of preferred products for the new COM Express standard for Computer-on-Modules from the PCI Industrial Computer Manufacturers Group (PICMG). All featured products are ideal solutions for the new COM Express standard which is thought to soon become a major driver in the embedded computer market.
STM's Ultra-Low-Cost Development Tool for 8-pin versions of the ST7Lite microcontroller
STMicroelectronics has announced a low-cost, complete evaluation and development package for the tiny 8-pin versions of the ST7Lite microcontroller family, with a recommended resale price of just $12.00. The ‘ST7Ultralite Primer’ is a compact USB-powered tool based on the ST7FLITEUS MCU, pre-programmed with a real-world software application which is designed to demonstrate all of the MCU’s main features and peripherals.
Telelogic's Environment for Model-Driven SOA Development
Telelogic has announced the availability of Telelogic Tau 3.0. This release is said to represent a breakthrough in Model-Driven Development (MDD) environments for enterprise IT applications, including those currently supporting or slated to support a Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA).
First AUTOSAR Model-Driven Development Environment Based on UML and SysML from Telelogic
Telelogic has announced the release of the Telelogic Rhapsody AUTOSAR Pack for the Model-Driven Development (MDD) of automotive systems and software applications. This pack is the first automotive-specific MDD environment to leverage the Unified Modeling Language (UML) and the Systems Modeling Language (SysML). Using Telelogic Rhapsody, automotive engineers can now reuse specifications for common vehicle features across multiple automobile produ...