Last December, Tech Briefs readers were asked to select the one product from our 2020 Products of the Month to be named Readers’ Choice Product of the Year.
Thanks to all of our readers who cast their votes.
Here are the 2020 winners:
ADISRA (Austin, TX)
ADISRA SmartView is a Windows-based desktop software that builds HMI, SCADA, and client-server programs for industrial automation applications.
ADISRA SmartView 4.0 human machine interface (HMI) and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) software is designed for machine builders and OEMs. It allows users to develop interfaces displaying critical information needed to deploy, monitor, and analyze a machine’s operation and overall status. Interfaces can be linked to manuals, drawings, animations, and videos to assist in operation and troubleshooting.
COMSOL (Burlington, MA)
COMSOL Multiphysics® Version 5.6 software simulates designs, devices, and processes in all fields of engineering, manufacturing, and scientific research. (see above image).
COMSOL Multiphysics® version 5.6 simulation software features four new products. A Fuel Cell & Electrolyzer Module enables accurate simulation of hydrogen fuel cells and water electrolyzers; the Polymer Flow Module analyzes non-Newtonian fluids; LiveLink™ for Simulink® enables co-simulation of COMSOL Multiphysics and Simulink; and the Liquid & Gas Properties Module provides realistic fluid and fluid mixture properties. New application templates in the Application Builder, which is integrated in COMSOL Multiphysics, provide standardized layouts.
Tektronix (Beaverton, OR)
The TBS2000B digital storage oscilloscopes feature easy-to-use controls, automated measurements, and built-in instruction features.
The TBS2000B Series of digital storage oscilloscopes features a 9" WVGA display and 15 horizontal divisions for signal visibility, 5-million-point record length, 200-MHz bandwidth, and 2 GS/s sample rate capture. The TekVPI™ probe interface supports a wide range of active, differential, and current probes with automatic scaling and units. On-waveform cursor readouts with search and mark features enable easy identification of events that occur in the acquired waveform.