Electronic Products & Technology

Embedded Systems

January 23, 2017 by Stephen Law

1U MicroTCA Chassis delivers versatility

PIXUS TECHNOLOGIES PXS0108 1U MicroTCA Chassis provides versatile power options for development or deployed MicroTCA applications. Unit delivers a mix-and-match approach for the MicroTCA Carrier Hub (MCH), power and payload modules. There are options for 1 or 2 MCHs, single or dual…
January 17, 2017 by Stephen Law

Switch firmware ramps up device security

MOXA Turbo Pack 3 firmware upgrade for industrial Ethernet switches provides enhancements for its security functionalities. Product is compliant with the IEC 62443-4-2 level 2 cybersecurity standard, and also supports other security management features, such as MAC Address and RADIUS…
January 7, 2017 by Stephen Law

Data secured in 19″ systems with lock & key CompactPCI cards

MEN MICRO Mechanical interlocking of CompactPCI cards provides keyed locking mechanism to protect against unauthorized card access and exchange. Product secures card’s red unlocking button, requiring a key to access the ejector. Product provides embedded system designers a way of securing…
December 25, 2016 by Stephen Law

Daughterboard kit evaluates GaN transistor performance

GAN SYSTEMS Daughterboard style evaluation kit helps power design engineers easily evaluate the GaN E-HEMT performance in any system design, along with a universal motherboard (GS665MB-EVB). Family of four daughterboards ranging from 750W to 2,500W consists of two GaN Systems…
December 20, 2016 by Stephen Law

BlackBerry creates innovation centre for connected, autonomous vehicles

BlackBerry has entered the race in connected and autonomous vehicle technology with its recent unveiling of its Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Centre (AVIC), to be housed within the firm’s QNX facility in Ottawa. The centre will accelerate the realization of connected…
December 19, 2016 by Stephen Law

Embedded desktop motherboard boosts performance

KONTRON FlexATX-SKL-S-C236 embedded motherboard with Intel Core i3, i5, i7 or 6th Generation Intel Xeon E3 14nm Quad Core CPUs. Equipped with a comprehensive range of interfaces, device provides higher graphics performance, as well as CPU processing power and is…
December 14, 2016 by Dr Peter Harrop, chairman, IDTechEx

Cars reinvented: Huge new opportunities and dangers

The biggest change in cars for 100-years is now starting, according to a report on electric car technology from IDTechEx. It is driven by totally new requirements and capabilities. They will cause huge new businesses to appear but some giants…
December 12, 2016 by Stephen Law

Arduino opens ‘first-of-its-kind’ retail store

Arduino, a leading open-source ecosystem for education, maker and IoT markets, announced the grand opening of the first Arduino retail store in partnership with ALLNET, developer and manufacturer of advanced networking and communications technology. This past weekend, Arduino opened its…
December 12, 2016 by Stephen Law

Slave prototyping delivered with Arduino kit

SERCOS INTERNATIONAL slave prototyping with EasySlave kit for Arduino allows the chance to connect users’ own applications to Sercos via a simple API without major development effort. A combination with the numerous shields are already available from other manufacturers, which…
November 30, 2016 by Stephen Law

Box, panel industrial PCs boost performance

PHOENIX CONTACT Valueline powerful box and panel industrial PCs for state-of-the-art automation operating concepts, provides improved performance, comprehensive functions, versatility and attractive design. Units are robust and sturdy, thanks to glass front suitable for industrial use. Products are available in…
November 16, 2016 by Stephen Law

Spring conference focuses on printable, flexible & wearable electronics

CPES2017 coming to Centennial College in Toronto May 24-25
November 7, 2016 by Stephen Law

Broadband infrared LED emitter serves near-infrared spectroscopy

OSRAM SFH 4735 LED emits broadband infrared light in a wavelength range from 650 to 1,050 nanometers (nm). Device is based on a blue chip and a special phosphor converter. Product’s main application is near-infrared spectroscopy for analyzing food quality.…