High-performance 32-bit MCU family

Features integrated floating point unit and virtualisation

Software impacts on design for multi-core processors in single chip

Arun Subbarao looks at the issues for operating systems using multi-core devices in embedded systems

Robust multi-core technology for more accurate and faster mapping

Rugged multi-core computing technology is enabling the generation of more detailed and more accurate bathymetric maps at a faster rate

New versions of plastic injection moulding analysis tools

Simpoe-Mold 2009 and Simpoeworks 2009 are new, improved and more affordable plastic injection simulation software packages from Simpoe

Battling for high definition wireless to run multiple television channels

Groups around the world are squaring up to provide gigabit data over wireless links in the home. Nick Flaherty reports

Laser-based security system for extreme weather conditions

Effective nighttime security is a critical deterrent to crime and terrorist activity around the world

Securing industrial control systems against threat of cyber infection

We are all aware of the need to protect desktop computers from viruses and other malware, but what about industrial systems? Alistair Rae explains that these are generally less well protected, yet a malicious attack or an infection with malware can have devastating results. Fortunately there are ways to reduce the risks

Touchscreen HMIs gain soft-PLC funcationality

Lenze's EL100 touchscreen HMIs are now offered with an optional cost-effective soft-PLC, with the programming software included in the price

Computer-on-module is more compact

Kontron claims that its new microETXexpress-PC is the smallest COM Express Pinout Type 2 compatible computer-on-module currently available

Safe power transmission with new power connectors

Yamaichi Electronics now offers power connectors for MicroTCA systems used in the telecommunication sector and industry

Stand-alone Serial SRAM devices

Low cost external SRAM extends system performance; requires fewer MCU I/O than external parallel RAM; reduces MCU

Development kit simplifies use of reconfigurable I/O hardware

National Instruments' new cRIO-9951 Module Development Kit simplifies the process when designing custom Compactrio and Single-Board RIO applications

Low harmonic drives ease stress on the power supply

Gregers Geilager explains how low harmonic drives continuously regulate the network and load conditions without affecting the connected motor

Interior permanent magnets promise ultra high efficiency

Robin Cowley looks at the advantages of permanent magnet motors driven by electronic adjustable speed drives

Prototyping hardware reduces development times

New Compactrio reconfigurable hardware from National Instruments will help engineers reduce development times and costs

Computer-on-module with 45nm Intel Core2 Duo processor

Kontron microETXexpress-PC Computer-on-Module is 100 per cent compatible with the COM Express specification

Embedded computer uses Intel Atom CPU

Nexcom's latest embedded boards and system use Intel's low-cost, energy-efficient Atom N270 1.6GHz processor

Digital video for automotive infotainment and driver-assistance applications

Multi-step collaboration between Altera and National Semiconductor to build automotive video

Embedded computer is 'pocket-sized'

The Quanmax QBox-1000 is a compact embedded computer featuring an ultra-low-power Intel Atom N270 processor and Intel Graphics Media Accelerator

Robust future for low voltage ac and dc drives market

Despite the current economic downturn, the market for low voltage ac and dc motor drives remains robust. It is a similar story for the higher voltage market with 2009 already seeing a number of new product launches aimed at the process industries.





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