Briefs: Software
Information Metacatalog for a Grid

SWIM is a Software Information Metacatalog that gathers detailed information about the software components and packages installed on a grid resource. Information is currently gathered for Executable and Linking Format (ELF) executables and shared libraries, Java classes, shell scripts, and Perl and Python...

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Automated Sequence Generation Process and Software

"Automated sequence generation" (autogen) signifies both a process and software used to automatically generate sequences of commands to operate various spacecraft. Autogen requires fewer workers than are needed for older manual sequence-generation processes and reduces sequence-generation times...

Briefs: Software

A master metadata repository (MMR) software system manages the storage and searching of metadata pertaining to data from national and international satellite sources of the Global...

Briefs: Software
Real-Time Data Display

RT-Display is a MATLAB- based data acquisition environment designed to use a variety of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) hardware to digitize analog signals to a standard data format usable by other post-acquisition data analysis tools. This software presents the acquired data in real time using a variety of...

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Collaborative Resource Allocation

Collaborative Resource Allocation Networking Environment (CRANE) Version 0.5 is a prototype created to prove the newest concept of using a distributed environment to schedule Deep Space Network (DSN) antenna times in a collaborative fashion. This program is for all space-flight and terrestrial science project...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

Medical imaging is an information processing technique that takes data samples from medical devices such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or computer tomography (CT)...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

With a laundry list of design constraints, including a combination of real-time requirements, reliability/durability requests, and functionality and performance needs, it’s not...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

Both Serial RapidIO and Ethernet are being used as a backplane interconnect technology in a wide range of embedded applications. Many suppliers support both standards and let designers...

Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers

Conventional hard disk drives (HDDs) are designed to reliably operate in the hospitable physical surroundings of interior deployments, which are typically characterized by mild...

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WinSystems (Arlington, TX) has introduced the PPM-GX, a PC/104-Plus compatible single board computer (SBC) that operates throughout the temperature range of - 40°to 85°C without...

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ACCESS IO Products Inc. (San Diego, CA) has developed the Model LVDT- 8A, a linear variable differential transformer (LVDT) signal conditioner board offering eight channels of signal...

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Kontron (Poway, CA) has announced the Kontron Barracuda Human Machine Interface (HMI) family of products suitable for use in military command, control, communications, and computers where a display or...

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Renesas Technology America, Inc. (Tokyo, Japan), has launched two R32C/118 group microcontrollers (MCUs) offering 512KB on-chip flash memory and speeds of up to 48 MHz...

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STMicroelectronics (Geneva, Switzerland) has unveiled the Structured Architecture of Bridges and Regulators (S.A.B.Re®), an IC offering a set of configurable and customizable analog...

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Allegro Software Development Corp. (Boxborough, MA) has launched its RomPager 4.6 embedded Internet connectivity software suite giving OEMs the ability to integrate connectivity features into...

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Ampro Computers (San Joe, CA) has introduced the ReadyPanel™ Industrial Panel PC for industrial automation, human-machine interface (HMI), and operator control applications. The...

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The aTCA-8505 from ADLINK Technology (Irvine, CA), is an AdvancedTCA chassis with shelf manager and dual hot-swappable I2C controlled fan trays. The aTCA-8505 features a push-pull design for a...

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Embedded Systems Design (Elkridge, MD) has released the StreamBlade™ SOE-4, a short form FPGA-based PCI board designed to process real-time streaming data. The device uses...

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VIA Technologies (Taipei, Taiwan) has announced the VIA EPIA LTSeries Mini-ITX mainboard powered by a 1.5 GHz or fanless 1.0 GHz VIA C7 processor.

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Booth 1121-Air-Over Conduction-Cooled Air Transport Rack Enclosure

Carlo Gavazzi Computing Solutions (Brockton, MA) offers the 717 Series of air-over conduction-cooled air transport rack (ATR) enclosures engineered for harsh environments in both air-and land-based military applications. The 717 Series enclosures use an external fan that, when...

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VersaLogic Corp. (Eugene OR) provides Linux board support packages (BSPs) for two of its single board computers, the Gecko and Puma. The packages are based on the Debian Linux, which has been...

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Mouser Electronics (Mansfield, TX) has expanded its 3M® line of products with the addition of the Mini Serial Attached SCSI (mini-SAS) connector solutions. The RoHS compliant mini-SAS...

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Microchip Technology (Chandler, AZ) has announced the eight-member PIC18F87J50 family of 8-bit microcontrollers with an integrated and certified USB 2.0 full-speed, 12 Mbps...

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Moxa Technologies, Inc. (Taipei, Taiwan) offers the DA- 660, DA-661, DA-662, and DA-663 models of the ThinkCore RISCbased embedded computers series designed for use in harsh...

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The KAT6200 quad-core AdvancedTCA® blade from Emerson Network Power (Madison, WI) is a field replaceable ATCA server blade featuring a pair of dualcore, Intel Xeon processors, a...

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32-Bit CompactPCI Backplane

Elma Bustronic (Fremont, CA) has developed a 3U 32-bit CompactPCI (cPCI) backplane in a 6-slot size. It features hundreds of I/O pins across the backplane that are undefined on the 64-bit version. The backplanes are PICMG 2.16-compliant and utilize controlled-impedance stripline design resulting in virtually zero...

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Watlow (St. Louis, MO) announces the introduction of its EZZONE ™ PM controller in the popular 1/32nd and 1/16th DIN panel mount package sizes.

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Stealth Computer Corporation (Toronto, Canada) has introduced the LPC-450 mini PC. Measuring 5.7"(W) x 9.9"(D) x 1.65"(H), the LPC- 450 mini PC features a multitude of I/O connectivity built into its...

Articles: Photonics/Optics

In the past, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of fuel tanks used coordinate measuring machines (CMMs) to inspect first articles. The geometry of the tanks is so...

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