COMe Type 7 Board for Entry-Level Servers

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Kontron  has introduced its COM Express COMe-bDV7 in the basic type 7 form factor. It is based on the Intel Atom processor C3000 product family offering scalable compute performance and network capabilities especially suitable for low-power entry-level server platforms. This … Continue reading

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DC/DC Bus Converter Delivers 1,000 W

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Flex Power Modules has announced the launch of the BMR480, a new DC/DC advanced bus converter that targets high-end and high-power applications and can handle 1000W of power and 96.2 A of peak current. Flex Power Modules is part of … Continue reading

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Mini PCIe Card Serves Up Precision GPS

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Versalogic has released an industrial temperature GPS module that provides access to multiple satellite systems. It offers higher accuracy than previous models, for both location and timing data. Its multi-channel capability also allows better accuracy and coverage in difficult environments … Continue reading

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Qseven & SMARC Cards Boast i.MX8 CPUs

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Congatec has announced support of the new 64-bit NXP i.MX8 processors for the Qseven and SMARC module standards. As a member of NXP’s Early Access Program, the new congatec modules will be available in time with the production launch of … Continue reading

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RS-485 Transceivers Offer Faster Data Rates

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Maxim Integrated Products has announced the MAX22500E, MAX22501E and MAX22502, a set of RS-485 transceivers that enable Industrial designers to achieve 2x faster data rates and extend cable length by up to 50%. With motion control systems requiring more accuracy … Continue reading

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COM-Based SBCs Offer High I/O Density

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Diamond Systems has released its ultra-small COM-based ZETA single board computer family. Highlights include interchangeable COM Express COMs for scalability and long product life, ultra- compact size and an rich amount of I/O, including a complete high-quality analog and digital … Continue reading

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App Interfaces to Remote IoT Devices

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PTC has announced the launch of the ThingWorx Asset Advisor app for service to accelerate its customers’ service transformation initiatives. ThingWorx Asset Advisor for service enables remote monitoring and servicing of assets deployed in the field. Built on PTC’s leading … Continue reading

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Battery-Free IoT Start Up Raises $19 Million

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Wiliot, a fabless semiconductor start-up company, has closed an investment round with Qualcomm Ventures and M Ventures. The announcement was made in conjunction with the opening of the Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association (AIPIA) Conference in Amsterdam where the … Continue reading

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Flexible Printed Batteries Target IoT Devices

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Semtech and Imprint Energy have announced a collaboration to accelerate the widespread deployment of IoT devices. Imprint Energy will design and produce ultrathin, flexible printed batteries that are especially designed to power IoT devices integrated with Semtech’s LoRa devices and … Continue reading

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MCU Leverages New ARM Security Scheme

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STMicroelectronics supports ARM’s new Platform Security Architecture (PSA) in ST’s STM32H7 high-performing microcontrollers. People and organizations are increasingly dependent on connected electronic devices to manage time, monitor health, handle social interactions, consume or deliver services, maximize productivity, and many other … Continue reading

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MCUs Feature Core Independent Peripherals

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Microchip has expanded its PIC18 product line to include a new line of 8-bit microcontrollers that combine a Controller Area Network (CAN) bus with an extensive array of Core Independent Peripherals (CIPs). The CIPs increase system capabilities while making it … Continue reading

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IoT Tool Suite Supports Bluetooth 5

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Rigado has announced its Edge Connectivity Suite with full support for Bluetooth 5. Designed for large-scale commercial IoT deployments, Rigado’s Edge Connectivity solution is comprised of Bluetooth 5 end-device modules and the Vesta IoT Gateway, which includes cloud-based tools for … Continue reading

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New Consortium to Focus on Industry 4.0

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Advantech has announced that it has partnered with Mitsubishi Electric, Omron, NEC, IBM Japan and Oracle Japan to establish the “Edgecross Consortium” to overcome boundaries between companies and industries in order to realize collaboration between factory automation (FA) and IT. … Continue reading

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NXP MCU IoT Card with Wi-Fi Supports Amazon FreeRTOS

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NXP Semiconductors has introduced the LPC54018 MCU-based IoT module with onboard Wi-Fi and support for newly launched Amazon FreeRTOS on Amazon Web Services (AWS), offering developers universal connections to AWS. Amazon FreeRTOS provides tools for users to quickly and easily … Continue reading

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Microchip PIC32MZEF MCUs Support Amazon FreeRTOS

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Microchip Technology has expanded its collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to support cloud-connected embedded systems from the node to the cloud. Supporting Amazon Greengrass, Amazon FreeRTOS and AWS Internet of Things (IoT), Microchip provides all the components, tools, software … Continue reading

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