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...
Frontier Silicon launches DAB radio module
Frontier Silicon has launched what is says is the world’s smallest and lowest-cost DAB digital radio module available today. The small size and high level of integration in the new Capri FS3010 module makes it ideal for low-power product applications such as tiny pocket DAB players and personal media MP3 handhelds, as well as PDAs and other portable entertainment devices.
Altium releases TASKING VX-toolset for leading C166/ST10 microcontrollers from Infineon and STMicroelectronics
Altium Limited today announced the release of a new TASKING VX-toolset for the C166/ST10 microcontroller family which offers substantial performance gains over traditional C166 development tools. Initial benchmarking of the TASKING VX-toolset for the C166/ST10 microcontroller family indicates that it provides an average improvement of 45% in code compression and 24% in code speed optimization, enabling customers to deliver high-quality applicatio...
National Instruments launches LabVIEW Digital Filter Design Toolkit 8.20
National Instruments has announced the latest version of the NI LabVIEW Digital Filter Design Toolkit, a comprehensive collection of tools for designing and implementing digital filters. As a part of the LabVIEW graphical system design platform, the Digital Filter Design Toolkit delivers features – including new text-based MathScript functions for advanced filter design, new support for multirate filter design and implementation and enhanced fi...