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NXP Announces Expansion of its Scalable Machine Learning Portfolio and Capabilities

  • NXP makes a strategic investment with Au-Zone Technologies to expand eIQ™ Machine Learning development environment
  • NXP is the lead technology partner for Arm Ethos-U65 microNPU (Neural Processing Unit), that will be integrated into future i.MX applications processors
  • Powering a new wave of edge artificial intelligence (AI), new hardware and software will enable NXP to build cost-effective, highly efficient AI solutions in a wide range of embedded devices

    EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands, Oct. 19, 2020 — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) today announced that it is enhancing its machine learning development environment and product portfolio. Through … Read More → "NXP Announces Expansion of its Scalable Machine Learning Portfolio and Capabilities"

IoT Security Foundation launches co-ordinated vulnerability disclosure platform for IoT industry

19 October 2020: An online platform designed to help IoT vendors receive, assess, manage and mitigate vulnerability reports has been launched by the IoT Security Foundation (IoTSF). VulnerableThings.com aims to simplify the reporting and management of vulnerabilities whilst helping IoT vendors comply with new consumer IoT security standards and regulations. 

As the first globally applicable standard for consumer IoT cybersecurity, the new ETSI EN 303 645 specification requires IoT vendors – which could include device manufacturers or importers/distributors – to … Read More → "IoT Security Foundation launches co-ordinated vulnerability disclosure platform for IoT industry"

Rugged ATR Chassis for VITA 48.4 Liquid Flow-Through (LFT) Cooling from Elma

Technical Highlights
  • Accommodates 6U OpenVPX modules needing VITA 48.4 LFT cooling
  • Full ATR tall short with rugged, bolted construction
  • Each of the eight backplane slots handles 300 W

FREMONT, Calif., October 2020 – Recognizing the increasing power demands of high-performance embedded systems, Elma Electronic Inc. has released a new Read More → "Rugged ATR Chassis for VITA 48.4 Liquid Flow-Through (LFT) Cooling from Elma"

New XGS CMOS Image Sensors Enhance ON Semiconductor Offerings for High-Resolution Industrial Imaging

PHOENIX, Ariz. – 19 October, 2020 – ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON), driving energy efficient innovations, has expanded their XGS family of image sensors with high performance, low noise products that offer 12-bit image quality at a high frame rate. The new offerings include the XGS 45000, the XGS 30000 and the XGS 20000, which provide detailed imaging with up to 45 Mp for resolution critical applications and up to 60 fps in 8K video mode. Also available is the new XGS 5000, designed with low power performance and state-of-the art image quality for compact 29 x 29 mm2 camera designs. Alongside the XGS 5000, 3 Mp and 2 Mp variants have been released for … Read More → "New XGS CMOS Image Sensors Enhance ON Semiconductor Offerings for High-Resolution Industrial Imaging"

Silexica Extends Collaboration with Mentor for High-Level Synthesis

San Jose, CA – October 15, 2020 – Silexica (silexica.com) has announced that they will be presenting in a Virtual HLS Seminar Series in October 2020 organized by Mentor, a Siemens business. Silexica’s SLX empowers software and hardware engineers to deeply analyze C/C++ algorithms for high-level synthesis (HLS) implementation in ASIC and FPGA designs to make better decisions and further accelerate performance. Silexica joined Mentor’s OpenDoor™ partner program in 2019 and participated in the first virtual seminars for Europe and North-America  in May 2020 to advance HLS adoption in FPGAs and ASICs.

“As … Read More → "Silexica Extends Collaboration with Mentor for High-Level Synthesis"

RS Components’ SeaQuest: a 3D-printed model boat’s journey of inspiring engineering innovation

London, UK: 12 October, 2020 – RS Components (RS), a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), a global omni-channel solutions partner for industrial customers and suppliers, has released a 10-episode documentary series – titled SeaQuest – featuring members of its DesignSpark engineering community who embarked on a first-of-its-kind challenge to design, test and build a self-guided, 3D-printed model boat and send it on an ocean adventure. The challenge, which was initiated back in the spring of 2018, set the goal of fulfilling RS’ ambition to achieve a world record for the greatest distance travelled by a 3D printed autonomous model boat.

Devised … Read More → "RS Components’ SeaQuest: a 3D-printed model boat’s journey of inspiring engineering innovation"

Keysight First to Submit to 3GPP Protocol Test Cases for Verifying 5G New Radio Devices Supporting IP Multimedia Subsystem

SANTA ROSA, Calif., October 14, 2020

Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS), a leading technology company that helps enterprises, service providers and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, announced that the company was first to submit protocol test cases for verifying 5G new radio (NR) devices supporting IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) to 3GPP using Keysight’s Read More → "Keysight First to Submit to 3GPP Protocol Test Cases for Verifying 5G New Radio Devices Supporting IP Multimedia Subsystem"

Renesas Announces Buck-Boost DC/DC Converter with Ultra-Low Quiescent Current for Powering Sensors, MCUs, Wireless Devices, and Other Components

TOKYO, Japan, October 13, 2020 ― Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today introduced the ISL9122A, a flexible buck-boost switching regulator with bypass mode that provides ultra-low quiescent current (IQ) for powering sensors, microcontrollers (MCUs), wireless devices, and other system components. Operating with battery output from 1.8V to 5.5V, the ISL9122A extends the battery life of smart IoT devices powered by coin-cell, lithium and multiple series alkaline batteries. Target applications include wireless earbuds, fitness bands, smart watches, water and gas meters, portable medical devices, and a wide range of battery-operated smart IoT devices.</ … Read More → "Renesas Announces Buck-Boost DC/DC Converter with Ultra-Low Quiescent Current for Powering Sensors, MCUs, Wireless Devices, and Other Components"

Vishay Intertechnology Integrated 40 V MOSFET Half-Bridge Power Stage Offers Best in Class RDS(ON) and FOM to Increase Power Density and Efficiency

MALVERN, Pa. — Oct. 14, 2020 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new 40 V n-channel MOSFET half bridge power stage that delivers increased power density and efficiency for white goods and industrial, medical, and telecom applications. Integrating high side and low side MOSFETs in one compact PowerPAIR® 3.3 mm by 3.3 mm package, the Vishay Siliconix SiZ240DT provides best in class on-resistance and on-resistance times gate charge — a key figure of merit (FOM) for MOSFETs used in power conversion applications.

The two TrenchFET® MOSFETs in the SiZ240DT are internally connected in a half-bridge configuration. The SiZ240DT’s … Read More → "Vishay Intertechnology Integrated 40 V MOSFET Half-Bridge Power Stage Offers Best in Class RDS(ON) and FOM to Increase Power Density and Efficiency"

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