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Maxim’s 5kVRMS Reinforced Digital Isolator: 2x More Throughput at 4x Lower Power

SAN JOSE, Calif.—Aug. 15, 2018—To better protect industrial systems from the dangers of high-voltage signals, equipment designers can now turn to the new robust and reliable MAX22445 5kVRMS four-channel reinforced digital isolator from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM). Delivering up to 2x greater throughput at 4x lower power consumption versus competing solutions, the MAX22445 provides reliable communication across the isolation barrier to ensure safe operation of compact industrial, medical and other equipment.

In high-voltage equipment, digital isolators provide signal isolation and level-shifting for proper operation of many circuits, while also protecting … Read More → "Maxim’s 5kVRMS Reinforced Digital Isolator: 2x More Throughput at 4x Lower Power"

Infineon enables open source software stack for TPM 2.0 – for easier integration of security into industrial and automotive applications

Munich, Germany – 16 August 2018 – Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) has enabled a new open source software stack. It makes work easier for developers who want to use the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0 – a standardized hardware-based security solution for securing industrial, automotive and other applications such as network equipment. This is the first open source TPM middleware that complies with the Software Stack (TSS) Enhanced System API (ESAPI) specification of the Trusted Computing Group (TCG), … Read More → "Infineon enables open source software stack for TPM 2.0 – for easier integration of security into industrial and automotive applications"

VadaTech Announces new Zynq UltraScale+, FMC+ (VITA-57.4) FPGA Carrier Board

Henderson, NV – August 16, 2018 – VadaTech, a leading manufacturer of integrated systems, embedded boards, enabling software and application-ready platforms, announces the AMC585. The AMC585 is an AMC FPGA Carrier with single FMC+ (VITA-57.4) interfaces. The AMC is compliant to AMC.1, AMC.2 and AMC.4 specifications. The unit has an on-board, re-configurable FPGA which interfaces directly to the AMC FCLKA, TCLKA-D, FMC DP0-23 and all FMC+ LA/HA/HB pairs (the module does not support HSPCe connector). The AMC585 is based on Xilinx UltraScale+ XCZU19EG MPSoC FPGA. The FPGA has 1968 DSP Slices and 1143k logic … Read More → "VadaTech Announces new Zynq UltraScale+, FMC+ (VITA-57.4) FPGA Carrier Board"

Arm announces Client CPU roadmap to accelerate mobile and laptop performance

Newark element14 Announces Availability of Microchip SAM L10 and SAM L11 Evaluation Kits Suitable for a Range of IoT Applications

EMA Releases The Hitchhiker’s Guide to PCB Design…

Rochester, NY (August 14, 2018) – EMA Design Automation® (www.ema-eda.com), a full-service provider and innovator of Electronic Design Automation (EDA) solutions, today announced the launching of its new and free eBook titled, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to PCB Design, a timely and much-needed resource for electrical engineers seeking to understand … Read More → "EMA Releases The Hitchhiker’s Guide to PCB Design…"

4th Annual Global Cybersecurity Forum, HackIT 4.0: Exploit Blockchain will be held October 8 – 11 in Kyiv, Ukraine

Not another boring vendors exhibition

The annual HackIT Cybersecurity Forum is coming up on October 8 – 11 in Kyiv, Ukraine.  HackIT is all about bringing white hat hackers and the blockchain community together.

The annual Hacken Cup – the onsite bug bounty marathon – happens on October 8, with 20 top white hat hackers finding critical vulnerabilities in your client’s or company’s web and mobile applications.   Developer teams can exchange experience with top security researchers, receive a day of offline bug bounty and cybersecurity consulting and one … Read More → "4th Annual Global Cybersecurity Forum, HackIT 4.0: Exploit Blockchain will be held October 8 – 11 in Kyiv, Ukraine"

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