Serial RapidIO development platform gets users to market quickly
Tundra Semiconductor has announced availability of the its Tsi578 Serial RapidIO Development Platform. The addition of this design support tool, using the Tsi578 Serial RapidIO Switch, offers customers flexibility and the overall benefit of reducing both their design risk and time-to-market. The Tsi578 SRDP, ideally suited for a broad spectrum of wireless, video, communications and military products, gives designers the ability to rapidly proto...
RF Transceiver Reference Designs for WiMAX Applications
Texas Instruments has expanded its portfolio of complete wireless signal chain solutions for WiMAX applications, introducing three release-to-production radio frequency (RF) transceiver reference designs. These designs support IEEE's 802.16d/e standard RF front end requirements for a variety of wireless infrastructure technologies, including base stations, access points, wireless backhaul, point-to-point microwave, safety band and Frequency Divis...
Miniature DAB / FM radio module from Frontier
Frontier Silicon has announced the Naples FS2011, said to be the industry’s first miniature, highly advanced and integrated standalone dual-band DAB / FM radio module for handheld battery powered products. The compact, low-cost, low-power, high performance unit is available now and is also incorporated in two new portable DAB/FM radios from leading manufacturers Bush and Ministry of Sound.
Low-cost embedded System On Module
Strategic Test has extended its range of PXA270 SOMs with the release of the low-cost TRITON-270. Priced at 112 Euros, the module includes a 312 MHz PXA270 processor, 32 MB SDRAM, 32 MB NOR Flash and a 200-pin SODIMM connector.
Entry level Linux development platform for XScale CPU
Arcom has released a new entry level embedded Linux Development Kit to support its ultra low power PXA255 XScale based single board computers. The 400MHz VIPER and 200MHz VIPER-Lite are small footprint SBCs powered by the PXA255 ARM compatible RISC processor.
Portable low-cost emulator for 8-bit micros
Toshiba has expanded its family of embedded systems tools with the launch of a low-cost and compact ‘all-in-one’ emulator for the development of applications based on the company’s low-power TLCS-870/C 8-bit microcontrollers.
Computer-on-Module runs XP embedded
The CM-iGLX from Anders Electronics is an updated and performance-enhanced member of Anders Electronics’ compact and lightweight x86 Computer-on-Module (CoM), no larger than a credit card. Nearly four times smaller than competing nano-ITX boards, the CM-iGLX offers battery-powered operation yet can smoothly run Windows XP embedded as well as Linux and Windows CE.
Telelogic's Rhapsody 7.0 Focuses on Embedded Developer Productivity
Telelogic today announced the release of Telelogic Rhapsody 7.0, the latest version of its Model-Driven Development (MDD) environment for embedded systems and software. Rhapsody 7.0, the industry´s fastest-growing MDD environment, focuses on developer productivity with improved support for multiple workflows (code-centric and model-centric), including Eclipse CDT integration; new features that allow users to implement a software product line app...
DAB module combines low-cost and long battery life
Frontier Silicon has announced Venice 5, a low cost DAB module which offers one week’s worth of battery life, when typically DAB modules have lasted only one day. Measuring just 52mm x 40mm and based on its recently launched Kino 2 baseband processor, Venice 5 is designed for next generation DAB home audio products such as kitchen and clock radios, CD audio systems and hi-fi tuner systems.
Green Hills' µ-velOSity supports Analog Devices Blackfin Embedded Processor
Green Hills Software has announced that µ-velOSity is now available for Analog Devices’ Blackfin processors. With a ROM footprint as small as 2200 bytes, RAM footprint as small as 1000 bytes, and service call times as low as 30 cycles, µ-velOSity is ideal for the convergent applications in which Blackfin excels, including multi-format audio, video, voice and image processing, multi-mode baseband and packet processing, control processing and ...