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HI-TECH Software (Queensland, Australia) has launched an “omniscient” ANSI C compiler that increases DMIPS/MHz and cuts the power drain of Silicon Labs’ 8051-based mixed-signal MCU families, including the ultra...

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Zarlink Semiconductor Inc. (Ottawa, Canada) has announced the ZL™30143 and ZL30142 Synchronous Ethernet devices that integrate analog and digital phase locked loops (APLL/DPLL) for central timing card...

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Virtium Technology Inc. (Rancho Santa Margarita, CA) has added the SSDDR SODIMM to its family of memory and storage product lines. SSDDR is a memory and SSD board design that combines Serial ATA Solid State...

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Mouser Electronics, Inc. (Mansfield, TX) is now stocking the ZIC2410 RF Transceiver System-on-Chip (SoC) from California Eastern Laboratories. The ZIC2410 Transceiver IC is a fully-integrated System-on-Chip...

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Munitions accuracy provides an advantage in leveraging and applying force and has been sought after by political and military strategists for decades. Reflecting recent advances in...

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With more embedded systems using SSDs in critical applications, designers are now asking the question, “How long will this SSD last in my application?” To help answer this...

Briefs: Physical Sciences

An apparatus for mid-infrared reflectance imaging has been developed as means of inspecting for subsurface damage in thermal-barrier coatings (TBCs). The apparatus is designed,...

Briefs: Physical Sciences
Improving the Visible and Infrared Contrast Ratio of Microshutter Arrays

Three device improvements have been developed that dramatically enhance the contrast ratio of microshutters. The goal of a microshutter is to allow as much light through as possible when the shutters are in the open configuration, and preventing any light from passing...

Briefs: Physical Sciences

Improved scanners to be incorporated into hyperspectral microscope-based imaging systems have been invented. Heretofore, in microscopic imaging, including spectral imaging, it has been...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

Commonly available COTS solutions feature high-speed interconnected processing elements with ever decreasing geometries and ever increasing complexity. Modular COTS...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

Every day we use complex mathematics, hidden inside products. When we listen to a song from an MP3 player, we are using the Fast Fourier Transform (FFT), a “complex domain” algorithm. The...

Products: Energy

Portable media devices have increasingly larger displays and longer video playback, and require more power. The LM3530 from National Semiconductor Corp. (Santa Clara, CA) employs ambient...

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Blue Ridge Numerics, Charlottesville, VA, has introduced CFdesign 2010 computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software that provides a CAD-driven design study environment to let engineers achieve pass-fail...

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The new CRESCENDO DPSS ruby laser from KLASTECH-Karpushko Laser Technologies GmbH (Dortmund, Germany) is available in 100mW and 150mW versions with plans to increase its power output to...

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Dolan-Jenner Industries (Boxborough, MA) offers custom light guide capabilities. The fiber optics are high-intensity and feature a cold light that keeps damaging lamp and infrared heat away from samples and...

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The HyperVision HPV-2 high-speed video camera from Shimadzu Scientific Instruments (Columbia, MD) uses a high-sensitivity IS-CCD image sensor to achieve ultra-fast recording, including newly developed multi-camera...

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Camera Link® cable assemblies from Cicoil® (Valencia, CA) are for industrial motion video and frame grabber applications. The flat cables have hollow tubing for pneumatic or hydraulic...

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The low-noise FL500 Laser Diode Driver from Wavelength Electronics (Bozeman, MT) is compatible with reflow processing less than 250°C. The surface mount chip offers exceptionally low noise laser diode control that can be...

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Power switches and power injectors from Baumer (Southington, CT) are designed to connect gigabit Ethernet cameras or Power over Ethernet (PoE) cameras to standard networks. The components support jumbo packets, a...

Products: Photonics/Optics

Molex (Lisle, IL) and Polymicro Technologies (Phoenix, AZ), a subsidiary of Molex, have released Molex LumaCoreTM-based interconnects that incorporate Polymicro’s large core, optical fibers. The complete solution...

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Breault Research Organization (Tucson, AZ) has released a new version of the company’s Advanced Systems Analysis Program (ASAP®). Some of the features offered in ASAP 2009 V1R1 include: Conformal...

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Highland Technology (San Francisco, CA) has introduced the Model J740 Fast fiber-coupled optical-to-electrical converter. Housed in a rugged, compact, extruded aluminum enclosure, the J740 performs wideband...

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The SLIM-561-150 from Oxxius (Lannion, France) is a CW DPSS laser, operating at 561 nm with 150 mW output power. The laser is available in an OEM version designed for integration, and a plug and play,...

Products: Imaging

Pepperl+Fuchs, Twinsburg, OH, offers the VCS210 color sensors that enable users to program, evaluate, process, and display up to 255 distinct colors. With a 100μs optimal response time, the sensors offer a range of selectable...

Products: Imaging

Baumer, Southington, CT, offers the TZG01 digital 3D cameras for robotic guidance and material handling/logistics systems. Equipped with an integrated Time of Flight sensor, the cameras deliver spatial capture of objects...

Products: Imaging

PPT VISION, Bloomington, MN, offers the IMPACTTM Software Suite 8.3 vision software that pairs with smart camera technology to provide inspection capabilities for machine vision applications. The software’s...

Products: Imaging

Lehighton Electronics, Lehighton, PA, has introduced the 1800 series systems for the characterization of solar cells and flat-panel displays. The systems feature full automation and control, and incorporate sensor heads for...

Products: Imaging

VISIONx, Pointe-Claire, QE, Canada, has released VisionGauge® software for visual inspection and measurement that lets users capture, manipulate, analyze, store, and output images,...

Products: Imaging

NVIDIA, Santa Clara, CA, offers the Quadro FX series of graphics processing boards. The FX 5800 is a 4-GB board that provides the ability to work with large-scale models and datasets; the FX 4800 is also a high-end...

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