Software/Hardware Solution Facilitates IoT System Development

Recon Industrial Controls has announced LabRecon, a software and hardware product that enables users to create rich graphical interfaces for “remote” IoT or “local” measurement and control applications. A drag-and-drop panel builder and graphical programming environment allows one to easily … Continue reading

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Anker Selects Cypress’ USB-C Controller for New Charger Family

Cypress Semiconductor has announced that its USB-C controller with USB Power Delivery (PD) was selected by Anker for integration into Anker’s new family of USB-C chargers. With the integration of Cypress’ EZ-PD CCG3PA with USB PD, Anker’s new family of … Continue reading

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Embedded File System Adds RAID5 Support

SEGGER Microcontroller has added a RAID5 option to its emFile embedded file system to maximize data integrity and reliability. RAID5 delivers a high level of data integrity by providing an additional layer of fail-safety on top of the CRC and/or … Continue reading

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Enclustra FPGA Modules Power Electric Racing Car

Formula Student is the largest engineering competition in the world. The Zurich/Switzerland based AMZ student team managed to put itself top of the world rankings, also thanks to the innovative, FPGA module-based approach for the electric drivetrain. Four custom inverters … Continue reading

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Space Qualified DC-DC Converters Leverage GaN Technology

VPT has released its SGRB Series of space qualified DC-DC converters. Using advanced GaN technology, the SGRB is capable of very high efficiency, up to 95%, as well as radiation tolerance. A fixed-frequency reduced voltage switching topology results in very … Continue reading

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Integration Trend Leads PCB Design Tool Evolution

Comprehensive Solutions After decades of evolving their PCB design tool suites, the leading tool vendors have the basics of PCB design nailed down. In recent years, these companies have continued to enhance their tools suites while also addressing a myriad … Continue reading

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30 W DC-DC Converters Blend High Power Density, Compact Size

MINMAX Technology has announced the MINMAX MJWI30 series range of 30 W isolated DC-DC power modules with ultra-wide input ranges in the compact 1” x 1” package measuring only 1.0” × 1.0” × 0.4”. The devices offer a very high-power … Continue reading

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Dev Tools Extend Transportation Safety Standards Coverage

IAR Systems has updated the functional safety editions of the leading embedded development toolchain IAR Embedded Workbench with new functional safety certificates. The new certificates add the standard EN 50657:2017 “Railways Applications – Rolling stock applications – Software on Board … Continue reading

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Reference Designs and Analog ICs Target Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

Texas Instruments (TI) has introduced fully tested reference designs for battery management and traction inverter systems, along with new analog circuits with advanced monitoring and protection features to help reduce carbon dioxide emissions and enable hybrid electric vehicles and electric … Continue reading

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Hypervisor Achieves Compliance to New Version of ISO 26262

OpenSynergy has received the certificate from TÜV SÜD confirming the compliance of OpenSynergy’s COQOS Hypervisor to ISO 26262:2018 ASIL-B. COQOS Hypervisor is a Type-1 hypervisor for the ARMv8 architecture developed specifically to support automotive use-cases such as cockpit and domain … Continue reading

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GPS Guides Robotic Car

Arduino UNO in Action In this project article, Raul builds a robotic car that navigates to a series of GPS waypoints. Using the Arduino UNO for a controller, the design is aimed at robotics beginners that want to step things … Continue reading

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DENSO Taps Cypress’ Fail-Safe Flash for Car Cockpit Design

Cypress Semiconductor has announced that automotive supplier DENSO has selected Cypress’ Semper fail-safe storage for its next-generation digital automotive cockpit applications with advanced graphics. Based on an embedded Arm Cortex-M0 processing core, the Semper family is purpose-built for automotive environments. … Continue reading

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Isolated DC-DC Converters Meet PoE Requirements

Murata Manufacturing has expanded its lineup of isolated DC-DC converters for Power over Ethernet (PoE). The additions to the lineup consist of the following two isolation type DC-DC converter products intended for Powered Devices (PD) and also the following isolation … Continue reading

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Automotive USB 3.1 SmartHub Features Type-C Support

Microchip Technology provides an automotive-qualified USB 3.1 Gen1 SmartHub IC, offering up to 10 times faster data rates over existing USB 2.0 solutions and reducing indexing times to improve the user experience in vehicles. To support the rising adoption of … Continue reading

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June Circuit Cellar: Sneak Preview

The June issue of Circuit Cellar magazine is out next week!. We’ve been tending our technology crops to bring you a rich harvest of in-depth embedded electronics articles. We’ll have this 84-page magazine brought to your table very soon.. Not … Continue reading

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