Latest Release of COMSOL Multiphysics and COMSOL Server

COMSOL_Multiphysics

COMSOL has announced the latest release of the COMSOL Multiphysics and COMSOL Server simulation software environment. With hundreds of user-driven features and enhancements, COMSOL software version 5.2a expands electrical, mechanical, fluid, and chemical design and optimization capabilities.  In COMSOL Multiphysics 5.2a, three … Continue reading






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BenchVue 3.5 Software Update for Instrument Control, Test Automation, & More

Keysight Technologies recently released BenchVue 3.5, which is an intuitive platform for the PC that provides multiple-instrument measurement applications, data capture, and solution applications. Programming or separate instrument drivers are not required. When you connect an instrument to your PC over LAN, … Continue reading






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Super-Compact, Nine-Axis Motion Sensor

Bosch-BMX160

Bosch Sensortec recently announced the launch of the compact BMX160 nine-axis motion sensor, which a great option for small, power-constrained applications ranging from “smart” wearables to virtual reality (VR) devices. Housed in a compact 2.5 × 3 × 0.95 mm3 package, the sensor combines advanced … Continue reading






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Virtual Software Development for Embedded Developers

EmbeddedTech - Virtuoso

Embeddetech will launch a Kickstarter campaign on June 20 for its Virtuoso software. Virtuoso is a powerful virtual device framework intended for custom electronics designers. With it, you can virtualize embedded systems. This means that firmware application developers can drag-and-drop commonly used components (e.g., … Continue reading






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Light-Weight Data Encryption for IoT and M2M Applications

LSE tech

LSE Technologies recently announced it is enabling secure end-to-end network data transfers for M2M applications and IoT devices with its Lightweight Stream Encryption Technology (LSET) C source code packages.  Three versions of the LSET Professional product line are available for … Continue reading






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High-Performance 100-kHz Handheld LCR Meter

BK-LCR-Meter

B&K Precision recently announced the availability of a 100-kHz handheld LCR meter that includes features usually found only in bench-top meters. You can use the portable 880 model LCR meter to measure inductance, capacitance, and resistance with 0.1% basic impedance … Continue reading






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Temperature Logger for Long Duration Sessions

Maxim DS1925 iButton

Maxim’s new DS1925 iButton data logger makes it possible to monitor cold chain and other temperature-sensitive products or processes for longer duration sessions. Temperature-sensitive products and processes can be damaged when exposed to overly high or low temperatures. The DS1925 provides longer … Continue reading






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Compact COM Express Module with Intel Celeron N3xxx Processors

WinEnt MB-73450

WIN Enterprises recently launched the compact MB-73450 COM Express module with Type 6 pinouts. The module supports a variety of dual- and quad-core SoC processors, including Intel Celeron and Pentium N3000 product families (4–10 W). In addition the unit supports … Continue reading






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Complete USB Type-C Reference Design

Silicon Labs USB C

Silicon Labs recently announced a complete USB reference design for developing cables and cable adapters based on the USB Type-C specification. The USB Type-C reference design features EFM8 microcontrollers, USB Power Delivery (PD) protocol stacks certified by the USB-IF, and USB Billboard … Continue reading






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High-Performance Laser Diode Driver

Intersil ISL78365

Intersil Corp. recently announced the ISL78365 laser diode driver for automotive heads-up display (HUD) systems. Capable of pulsing four high-intensity lasers up to 750 mA for projecting full-HD color video onto a windshield, the quad-channel ISL78365’s enables HUDs with high resolution, … Continue reading






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Imperas ARMv8 Support Advances Embedded Software Development

Imperas Software recently announced the availability of models and virtual platforms for the Cortex-A72 ARMv8 processors (in addition to the earlier models). Now the Imperas Open Virtual Platforms (OVP) processor model library comprises more than 160 models across a wide … Continue reading






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Embedded Couplers for New Close Proximity Wireless Transfer Technology

Antenova SR4T014

Antenova M2M is now shipping its first orders for the TransferJet coupler, Zoma (SR4T014). In addition, it is working with Icoteq to build TransferJet designs for customers worldwide.   Intended to transfer multimedia data (e.g., photos to a TV screen), … Continue reading






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Ultra-Small SWIFT Step-Down Converter

TI TPS54A20

Texas Instruments (TI) recently introduced the industry’s first 12-V, 10-A, 10-MHz series-capacitor buck converter that achieves more than 50 A/cm3 in current density, which is 4× higher than any other 12-V power management component or solution on the market. The … Continue reading






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WLAN Measurement Suite Solution for 802.11ax High-Efficiency Wireless

National Inst WLAN MeasSuite

National Instruments (NI) recently announced an early access version of the WLAN Measurement Suite with support for the IEEE 802.11ax (draft 0.1) high-efficiency wireless draft standard. Combined with NI’s RF vector signal transceiver (VST), the WLAN Measurement Suite enables you … Continue reading






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Cross-Platform, Dual-Band Spectrum Analyzer for Wireless Pros

Oscium - WiPry5x

Oscium recently announced the WiPry 5x, a dual-band spectrum analyzer solution that visualizes all spectral activity on 2.4 and 5 GHz on both iOS and Android devices.  A hardware plug-in accessory, the WiPry 5x makes possible to identify and avoid … Continue reading






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