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New Line of PCI Express Mini Cards for Easy and Flexible Digital I/O Expansion

July 18, 2017—SAN DIEGO, CA — ACCES I/O Products, Inc., is pleased to announce the release of a new family of mini PCI Express (mPCIe) digital I/O cards—the mPCIe-DIO Family with Digital Integration Features. These small, low-priced, PCI Express Mini cards feature a large selection of digital I/O functions for compact control and monitoring applications. Choose up to 24 channels offering various voltage, isolation, speed, and counter/timer options. Easily integrate additional I/O functions in systems without board modifications or customization. This highly flexible and efficient design provides system integrators numerous off-the-shelf I/O configurations for new … Read More → "New Line of PCI Express Mini Cards for Easy and Flexible Digital I/O Expansion"

ams launches smallest available XYZ tri-stimulus sensor for True Color consumer applications

Premstaetten, Austria (19 July, 2017) — ams (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, today released the TCS3430, the first XYZ tri-stimulus True Color sensor IC to be offered with a small footprint suitable for consumer devices such as notebooks, smartphones and tablets.

Providing digital measurements of illuminance (brightness) and chromaticity matching the CIE 1931 “Standard Observer” XYZ scale enabling True Color functionalities – which is the industry standard for quantifying the average human’s perception of light – the miniature TCS3430 may be used for functions such as display management, automatic white color balancing … Read More → "ams launches smallest available XYZ tri-stimulus sensor for True Color consumer applications"

Sundance announces the SMT6657 – the highest performance PC/104 embedded processing module ever

  • Chosen for the SIS100 Proton Accelerator at the new Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research in Europe (FAIR)
  • Digital processing provided by on-board TI Keystone® DSP
  • Versatility, pre/post processing and I/O provided by on-board Xilinx Kintex® Ultrascale KU35 FPGA

Chesham, UK – July 19, 2017. Sundance Multiprocessor Technology Ltd., an established supplier and manufacturer of embedded modules, has announced the Read More → "Sundance announces the SMT6657 – the highest performance PC/104 embedded processing module ever"

STMicroelectronics’ ESD-Clamping Diodes in 0201 Package Bring Industry-Best Performance Protection to Tiny Smart Objects

New miniature (0201-size) single-line ESD-protection diodes from STMicroelectronics quickly clamp transients to a voltage as low as 7V, and handle 7A peak pulse current, to provide superior protection and design flexibility for space-constrained smart objects. This diode drops the bar with the lowest clamping voltage available at this level of capacitance and stand-off voltage.

The unidirectional ESDZL5-1F4 and bidirectional ESDZV5-1BF4 have a snap-back characteristic, with 5.8V trigger voltage and low dynamic resistance, to provide outstanding protection in a device measuring only 0.58mm x 0.28mm (typical). Also, with as little as 6pF capacitance, they … Read More → "STMicroelectronics’ ESD-Clamping Diodes in 0201 Package Bring Industry-Best Performance Protection to Tiny Smart Objects"

Cadence Functional Safety Verification Solution Adopted for ISO 26262-Compliant Automotive IC Development Flow at ROHM


SAN JOSE, Calif., July 19, 2017—Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) today announced that the Cadence® Functional Safety Verification Solution was adopted by ROHM CO., Ltd. in its design flow for ISO 26262-compliant ICs and LSIs for the automotive market. The Cadence fault simulation technology and seamless reuse of functional and mixed-signal verification environments enables an ISO 26262-compliant development flow that can reduce the effort required to complete the safety verification process up to 50 percent. For more information about automotive solutions from Cadence, visit Read More → "Cadence Functional Safety Verification Solution Adopted for ISO 26262-Compliant Automotive IC Development Flow at ROHM
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BrainChip Launches New AI-powered Software that Accelerates Pattern Search and Facial Classification

Aliso Viejo, California – July 19th, 2017 BrainChip Holdings Ltd., (ASX: BRN) (“BrainChip” or “the Company”), a leading developer of software and hardware accelerated solutions for advanced artificial intelligence and machine learning applications, today announced the release of its new software product, BrainChip Studio.

BrainChip Studio is the result of more than 10 years development and uses an artificial intelligence technology called a spiking neural network, a type of neuromorphic computing that simulates the functionality of the human visual tract. Powered by this technology, BrainChip Studio aids law enforcement and intelligence organizations to rapidly search vast amounts of video footage … Read More → "BrainChip Launches New AI-powered Software that Accelerates Pattern Search and Facial Classification"

New Artesyn Server Blade brings Latest Processors to Military, Aerospace and Government Networked Systems

Artesyn Embedded Technologies today launched a powerful new packet processing and high performance server blade, the ATCA-7540, based on dual Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors (codename Skylake), which were recently Read More → "New Artesyn Server Blade brings Latest Processors to Military, Aerospace and Government Networked Systems"

AVX Antenna PowerGuard Products Provide Reliable ESD Protection in Capacitance-Sensitive Applications

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