Matrix Launches Formula AllCode Kickstarter Campaign (sponsored)

FormulaAllCodeBuggy

Matrix TSL has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its Formula AllCode robotics course, which features a high-specification, Bluetooth-enabled robot. You can program the robot via Python, AppBuilder, Flowcode, Matlab, LabVIEW, C, and more. It is compatible with Raspberry Pi, Android, iPhone, and Windows … Continue reading






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New 16- and 32-Mb Advanced Low-Power SRAMs

Renesas

Renesas Electronics recently introduced two new Advanced Low Power SRAMs with more than 500 times the resistance to soft errors compared to full CMOS memory cells. Fabricated using the 110-nm process, the new RMLV1616A Series of 16-Mb devices and the RMWV3216A Series of … Continue reading






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New User-Friendly Platform for Designing Embedded Solutions

Applied Micro Circuits Corp. recently announced the availability of the HeliX 2 Development Kit to support its HeliX 2 family of 64-bit multicore processors. A complete hardware and software solution, the new kit is user-friendly platform for designing embedded systems. The kit’s features and … Continue reading






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Microchip Acquires Micrel

Microchip Technology has announced that it has expanded its solutions for industrial, communications, and automotive with the acquisition of Micrel. Details of the deal are available on Microchip’s website.






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Advantech Offers Full Support of Microsoft Windows 10 IoT

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Advantech now supports Windows 10 IoT (Internet of Things), which is intended to power a wide variety of intelligent connected devices, such as mobile point-of-sale units, robots, and medical equipment. Windows 10 IoT is designed to connect through Azure IoT … Continue reading






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Embedded Security & IP Protection

Infineon OPTIGA-Trust-E

Infineon Technologies’s new OPTIGA Trust E offers an easy-to-use solution for protecting manufacturers’ valuable IP in industrial automation equipment, medical systems, and more. Since encrypting software isn’t enough to product your systems, the OPTIGA Trust E offers enhanced authentication and secured … Continue reading






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Test Adapter for 0.5-mm Pitch LGA20

C14646a Ironwood

Ironwood Electronics recently introduced the PB-LGA20A-Z-01 Socket Probe Adapter, which is intended for the high-speed testing of LGA devices while accessing the signals using testers via header pins. The socket probe adapter is designed to interface with 0.5-mm pitch Fine … Continue reading






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New CAN FD and FlexRay Trigger and Decode Options for WaveSurfer 3000

TELEDYNE-CANFD

Teledyne LeCroy recently announced CAN FD and FlexRay, which are two new trigger and decode options for the WaveSurfer 3000 oscilloscope. You now have the necessary tools for analyzing and debugging automotive systems with the CAN FD and FlexRay serial data communication standards. … Continue reading






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Two New PIC Families with Core-Independent Peripherals

Microchip PIC16F157X

Looking for an 8-bit microcontroller for an IoT application? Microchip Technology announced from ESC 2015 Silicon Valley two new 8-bit families that expand its growing portfolio of PIC microcontrollers with Core-Independent Peripherals (CIPs). The PIC16F1579 and PIC16F18877 8-bit MCU families … Continue reading






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Simple Energy Profiling for IoT Applications

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Silicon Labs recently announced a new release of the Simplicity Studio development platform designed to make IoT system design easier and faster. Simplicity Studio—which enables concurrent microcontroller and wireless design—features an enhanced real-time Energy Profiler tool, faster execution speed, and … Continue reading






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Sensor Interface Connects Multiple Sensors to MCUs or FPGAs

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Exar Corp. has announced the XR10910, a new sensor interface analog front end (AFE) for the calibration of sensor outputs. The XR10910 features an onboard 16:1 differential multiplexer, offset correction DAC, programmable gain instrumentation amplifier, and voltage reference. In addition, … Continue reading






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New Radiation Hardened Multiplexers for Space Flight Data Acquisition Systems

ISL71840-Intersil

Intersil Corp. recently launched the ISL71840SEH and ISL71841SEH, new radiation hardened (rad hard) multiplexers that offer ESD protection and high signal chain accuracy and timing performance. The ISL71840SEH 30V 16-channel multiplexer is a drop-in replacement for Intersil’s HS9-1840ARH, which has … Continue reading






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AcqirisMAQS Software Simplifies Multichannel Data Acquisition Systems

Keysight-AcqirisMAQS

Keysight Technologies recently announced a new version of its U1092A AcqirisMAQS Multichannel Acquisition Software. AcqirisMAQS software enables configuration management as well as visualization of data for hundreds of channels from a single console. The client-server architecture supports remote operation, making it possible … Continue reading






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Simplified IoT Connectivity with the Thread Networking Solution

SiliconLabsThread

Silicon Labs recently launched the Thread networking solution, which offers developers a straightforward way to develop Thread-compliant products for the Internet of Things (IoT), including thermostats, wireless sensor networks, and more. Thread provides a standards-based, low-power mesh networking solution based on IP. … Continue reading






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New Probe Adapters for Teledyne LeCroy Oscilloscopes

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Teledyne LeCroy has introduced two new adapters to support third-party probes and current measurement devices. The TPA10 TekProbe Probe Adapter adapts a wide variety of Tektronix voltage and current probes. The CA10 Current Sensor Adapter adapts a wide variety of … Continue reading






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