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Hitachi Develops OpeUltraSoC selected by Microsemi for growing RISC-V product rangen Source Software Based Big Data Analytics Technology to Increase Speed by Up to 100 Times

CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom, 14 November 2017 – UltraSoC today announced that Microsemi, a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, has licensed UltraSoC’s universal analytics and embedded intelligence platform for use in an expanding range of Microsemi products based on the RISC-V open source processor architecture.

This latest engagement for UltraSoC extends a longstanding relationship with Microsemi. UltraSoC’s embedded analytics … Read More → "Hitachi Develops OpeUltraSoC selected by Microsemi for growing RISC-V product rangen Source Software Based Big Data Analytics Technology to Increase Speed by Up to 100 Times"

MDA Selects AdaCore’s GNAT Pro Assurance
 Development Platform for International Space Station Software

NEW YORK and PARIS and BURLINGTON, Mass., November 15, 2017 – AdaCore Tech Days – AdaCore today announced that MDA, a business unit of Maxar Technologies, has selected the GNAT Pro Assurance Ada development environment for the LEON3 target processor, to produce the software for a Ku-Band communication subsystem that will replace the current version. This critical International Space Station (ISS) subsystem has to work reliably over the long term, a requirement that led MDA to maintain Ada as the implementation … Read More → "MDA Selects AdaCore’s GNAT Pro Assurance
 Development Platform for International Space Station Software"

Inuitive Adopts Synopsys’ Embedded Vision Processor IP to Accelerate Computer Vision and Deep Learning Algorithms

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ —

Highlights:

Pentek Introduces Cost-Effective Sentinel Intelligent Signal Scanning Recorder

  • Scan and search from 20 MHz to 3 GHz at 30 GHz/sec scan rate
  • Intelligent signal monitoring and detection for real-time recording
  • Automatically tune, detect and record signals of interest
  • Capture instantaneous RF signal bandwidths up to 40 MHz
  • Portable and rugged system for mobile applications

SAN DIEGO, CA, WInnComm 2017─November 15, 2017─Pentek, Inc., today announced an addition to its popular family of Talon® Sentinel™ signal recording systems, the RTR 2613, which combines Pentek’s intelligent signal scanning software with … Read More → "Pentek Introduces Cost-Effective Sentinel Intelligent Signal Scanning Recorder"

Newark element14 adds ‘Flick HAT’ plug-and-play 3D tracking and gesture-control for Raspberry Pi and I2C-enabled devices to its range of accessories

Chicago, Illinois – 15th November 2017: Newark element14, the Development Distributor, has added the latest 3D tracking and gesture-control Hardware on Top (HAT) to its range of Raspberry Pi accessories.

The Read More → "Newark element14 adds ‘Flick HAT’ plug-and-play 3D tracking and gesture-control for Raspberry Pi and I2C-enabled devices to its range of accessories"

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Demonstrates Industry-Leading 112G Technology for Next-Generation Connectivity Solutions

Santa Clara, Calif., November 15, 2017 – GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced it has demonstrated the next generation of 112Gbps SerDes capability. GF’s High Speed SerDes (HSS) solutions include best-in-class architecture for 112G to 56G, 30G and 16G SerDes IPs to enable connectivity for cloud computing, hyperscale data center, and networking applications.

“GF’s demonstration of 112Gbps SerDes architecture establishes the capability of running extremely high, next-generation interconnect technology that can deliver long-reach capabilities to data center and enterprise applications,” said Mike Cadigan, senior vice president of global sales and business development at GF. “As a result, our customers will soon … Read More → "GLOBALFOUNDRIES Demonstrates Industry-Leading 112G Technology for Next-Generation Connectivity Solutions"

HMS to Demonstrate Human Machine Interface Solutions on the Vuzix M300 at the Rockwell Automation Fair

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Nov. 15, 2017 – Vuzix® Corporation (VUZI), (“Vuzix” or, the “Company”), a leading supplier of Smart Glasses and Augmented Reality (AR) technologies and products for the consumer and enterprise markets, is pleased to announce that HMS, a global organization with operations in 11 countries focused on industrial networking and remote management solutions will be demonstrating human machine interface (HMI) solutions on the Vuzix M300 Smart Glasses at the Rockwell Automation Fair taking place November 15-16, 2017 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas.

HMS and Vuzix will be showcasing a hands-free solution running on the Vuzix … Read More → "HMS to Demonstrate Human Machine Interface Solutions on the Vuzix M300 at the Rockwell Automation Fair"

Synopsys and CEA Announce Partnership to Develop Emulation Solutions for Automotive Applications

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) and the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA), a key player in technology research, today announced their new partnership based on Synopsys ZeBu® Server-3 emulation solution for advancing their initiatives in automotive SoC and system design. With its high performance, capacity, scalability, and support for standard-based connectivity protocols, ZeBu Server enables full system … Read More → "Synopsys and CEA Announce Partnership to Develop Emulation Solutions for Automotive Applications"

Renesas Electronics Delivers Advanced Security for Industrial Internet of Things with Enhanced RX65N/RX651 Microcontrollers

SANTA CLARA, Calif., November 13, 2017 ― Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced the expansion of its popular RX65N/RX651 Group of microcontroller (MCU) lineup that addresses advanced security needs for connected devices operating in industrial automation, building automation, and smart metering systems. The expanded lineup features MCUs … Read More → "Renesas Electronics Delivers Advanced Security for Industrial Internet of Things with Enhanced RX65N/RX651 Microcontrollers"

Next-Generation Smart Objects Can Do More and Consume Less with New STM32L4+ Microcontrollers Series from STMicroelectronics

  • Best-in-class memory and new graphics features bring sharper user experiences to wearables and smart objects
  • Advanced controller, optimized for small, circular displays, boosts pixel-handling efficiency
  • Proven power-saving architecture enables richer functionality with longer battery life
 
Geneva, November 14, 2017 – The smart electronic objects people interact with every day can be easier to use and run for longer on batteries when designed around the latest ultra-low-power microcontrollers from STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor … Read More → "Next-Generation Smart Objects Can Do More and Consume Less with New STM32L4+ Microcontrollers Series from STMicroelectronics"
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