Electronic Products & Technology

Embedded Systems

July 29, 2016 by Stephen Law

IP65-rated, maintenance-free computer provides data acquisition

MEN MICRO BC50R rugged IP65-rated, maintenance-free box computer is suitable for data acquisition in extreme environments throughout a number of in-vehicle applications. All external interfaces, including USB, digital I/O, Gigabit Ethernet, CAN bus and legacy serial I/O, are implemented on rugged…
July 22, 2016 by Stephen Law

Wireless embedded couplers transfer multimedia data

ANTENOVA Zoma TransferJet coupler (part no SR4T014) measures 4mm x 4mm x 0.4mm, representing a close proximity wireless transfer technology that radiates very low power radio waves. Device is a simple but fast way to transfer multimedia data, bridging the…
July 19, 2016 by Stephen Law

Shelf managers support OpenVPX, Legacy VME/CPCI systems

PIXUS TECHNOLOGIES SHM200 shelf manager complies to VITA 46.11 for shelf management of OpenVPX systems. There are also configurations for use in legacy VME/64x and CompactPCI systems. Product is IPMI 2.0 compliant and is available in various size formats. Unit provides temperature monitoring of…
July 10, 2016 by Stephen Law

Mouser adds two new principals

Global catalog electronic component distributor Mouser Electronics Inc., Mansfield TX, has added a pair of new principals to its distribution channel recently. The deals include a global distribution agreement with Particle, a prototype-to-production platform for IoT products. With Particle’s hardware…
June 30, 2016 by Stephen Law

U of Waterloo communications device now orbiting space

A one-of-a-kind communications device developed by researchers at the University of Waterloo is now orbiting the Earth as a central component of a microsatellite launched in Sriharikota, India on Tuesday to test new technologies in space. The product of several…
June 25, 2016 by Stephen Law

Information Assurance Specialists & Connect Tech partner on IP router

Information Assurance Specialists, Inc. (IAS) and Connect Tech, Inc. (CTI) are pleased to announce the joint development of a VPX 3U backplane based (VITA 65 compliant) enterprise class router offering called the IAS Router Graphite.  The new product will feature…
June 17, 2016 by Stephen Law

Rugged 4-port isolated USB hub delivers 4kV isolation

ACCES I/O PRODUCTS  USB-104-IHUB rugged, industrial-strength 4-port isolated USB hub is small medical/industrial/military grade and provides Tru-Iso signal isolation up to 4kV, extended temperature operation (-40°C to 85°C), high retention USB connectors and an industrial steel enclosure for shock and…
June 8, 2016 by Stephen Law

Vandrico issues industrial wearables hardware challenge

In an attempt to get industrial wearable device manufacturers to accelerate the Industrial IoT revolution through collaboration, Vandrico Inc., a Vancouver based enterprise wearables software company, has launched a hardware challenge aimed at the engineering community. Vandrico is in the…
May 27, 2016 by John McMillan, Mentor Graphics Corp.

The pcb design ecosystem

Access to design IP and collaboration is key to meeting the needs of engineers in electronics product design.
May 27, 2016 by Stephen Law

MicroTCA chassis platform upgraded to PCIe Gen 3

PIXUS TECHNOLOGIES PXS0108 MicroTCA chassis platform is upgraded to PCIe Gen 3, providing 6 Advanced Mezzanine Card (AMC) slots and 1 MicroTCA Carrier Hub (MCH) slot.  Various power options are available, including a dual redundant configuration.  Product has an active backplane that…
May 27, 2016 by Stephen Law

6U VME single board computer operates on Intel CPU

ACROMAG XVME-6700 6U VME single board computer features a FPGA-based VME to PCIe-bridge that extends the life of VME systems for cost-sensitive applications. The high-performance unit is based on the Intel Celeron 2002E processor and utilizes the Intel 8-Series QM87…
May 9, 2016 by Stephen Law

Compact CPU board enhances onboard functionality

MEN MICRO CB30C safety critical CPU board is based on VITA 59 RCE (Rugged COM Express). The QorIQ-based board integrates a functional safety architecture with a rugged, low power, small form factor (SFF) making it suitable for embedded control systems…