2016-05-17 - Keysight Technologies

Test software for USB 3.1 Type-C designs ensures compliance

Keysight unveiled the U7243B USB 3.1 transmitter performance validation and compliance test software that promises accurate test results to cut development costs and ease measurement processes.

2016-05-16 - Rafael Camarota

CPLD’s internal oscillator does autocalibration

Read about an autocalibration sequence that synchronises a CPLD's internal oscillator with an external crystal oscillator, enabling ±0.3% accuracy.

2016-05-16 - Parrot Automotive

Parrot brings automotive infotainment to the next level

The Octopus 3+ embeds an ARM Cortex-A5 processor with a fully-featured Linux system, as well as Parrot connectivity middleware for Bluetooth and voice recognition for connected in-vehicle environments.

2016-05-16 - Molex

Molex debuts SST PB3-CPX modules for PROFIBUS controllers

The modules allow high-performance, low-cost solutions for industrial automation applications and are compatible with Master DP-V0 Class-1; Master DP-V1 Class-1 and Class-2; and Slave DP-V0 protocols.

2016-05-16 - Data device

Synchro/resolver input PCIe board promises accurate testing

DDC's the SB-3625XKX board claims to offer an easy and flexible solution for angular measurement testing in production screening and prototype evaluation.

2016-05-16 - AVX

Medical-grade MLCCs promise reliable life support apps

The MQ series MLCCs promise the reliability performance needed by electronic life support applications such as: pacemakers, implantable cardioverter-defibrillators and neuromodulation devices.

2016-05-16 - Jui-I Tsai

Relays get rid of high-voltage noise

Here is a practical approach to reducing high-voltage-induced noise. A simple relay circuit cancels noise in the actuator stage of a scanning electron microscope.

2016-05-16 - Stefaan Vanheesbeke

Swapping bits boosts performance of FPGA-PWM counter

A simple change to the specification of an FPGA counter lowers the ripple of a PWM counter functioning as a DAC.

2016-05-16 - Rice University

Minimally-invasive prototype device monitors fetal O2 levels

The WombOx team of Rice University engineering students worked with the Texas Children's Fetal Centre to create their device that could give real-time data of a fetus undergoing endoscopic fetal surgery.

2016-05-16 - Antonio Di Rocco

Enable PCI-bus-arbiter core with VHDL program

In this article, we present a simple VHDL program that enables microprocessors or DSPs to act as PCI-bus masters.