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LPC Bus-Legacy Lives On

Legacy buses and I/O appear to be on the chopping block. Large pin count parallel communications buses are being replaced by faster serial architectures. Examples include Serial ATARead More...

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Express104 Modules Upgrade PC/104 Installed Base with SUMIT Interface

Change. This appears to be the operative word for 2008. While most of us think of this word in a political context this year, this is also the year of change for embedded designRead More...

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Increasing Image Acquisition Rates for Bandwidth-Hungry Applications

Electronics component manufacturers must continually improve productivity and quality to remain competitive. Motion control and machine vision play an important role in this effort byRead More...

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APIX Starter Kit for Development of Robust, Inexpensive Control Units

APIX Starter Kit for Development of Robust, Inexpensive Control Units Automotive Pixel Link (APIX) technology was originally developed for transferring image data in vehicles,Read More...

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Capacitive Touch Platform Offers High Resolution Sensing

A family of capacitive touch ICs for a wide range of home appliances and consumer electronics enhances the ECO mode present in many green home electronics by integrating an IR decoderRead More...

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USB and StackableUSB: Enabling Efficiency and Scaling for Embedded Designs

Board-level system designers have benefited from Moore’s Law of exponential improvement in size, cost, density and speed over the years as processor boards have packed more horsepowerRead More...

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A Multicore Approach to More Efficient Embedded System Performance

For years, commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) board designers have typically relied on using faster processors to deliver enhanced performance when designing increasingly powerful singleRead More...

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Pico-ITX–The Next Big Thing in Small Form Factors

Space can be a major concern when designing embedded systems. Certain applications have requirements for dimensions. For example, a backseat entertainment computer should ideally fitRead More...

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CompactPCI Plus from PICMG Advances Future of CompactPCI

Even the most profound technological developments will evolve over time, as market needs and computing demands change. So it’s no surprise that CompactPCI, originally developed in theRead More...

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COM Express Module Sports Higher Graphics Performance

COM Express Module Sports Higher Graphics Performance A new high-performance COM Express compact module features the Intel GS45 small form factor (SFF) chipset, which enablesRead More...

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Machine Vision Passes the Bucket

Unloading empty paint buckets from a pallet and placing them on a conveyer line for filling is fast-paced, stressful and tedious work. One worker moves pallets from a truck, clipsRead More...

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Machine-to-Machine Communications Monitor Environmental Impact

Wireless-enabled data services have never been more important to business success. For more than 20 years, businesses have used wireless data to improve services and enhance the valueRead More...

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Products & Technology

High-Density AC-DC Adapters for Medical Applications A series of wall mount switching adapters, designed specifically for medical and information technology equipment (ITE)Read More...

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6U cPCI Processor Blade with Optional Extended Temp and Conduction Cooling

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Atom-Based ETX 3.0 CPU Module Targets Harsh Environments

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Atom-based COM Express Module Features Video, 2 LAN and 2GB Memory

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Integrated Industrial PC Line Based on Intel Atom

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Atom-Based PC/104+ Fanless SBC with Advanced Graphics

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Cirque and Ocular Team up on Crystal TouchT Display Screens

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Rugged FPGA-Based Frame Grabber & Video Capture XMC Card

A new rugged, high-resolution frame grabber and video capture XMC (VITA 42.3) card delivers high-resolution analog and digital video capture functionality and advanced serialRead More...

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Embedded User Interface as Component

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Supercomputer Performance on a Chip Powers Next-Generation Embedded Image Processing

Current-generation imaging applications have exhausted every method for squeezing out additional performance. First, microprocessor vendors deepened on-die caches, created SIMD (singleRead More...

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The Three Faces of Embedded

Do you ever find it a challenge to explain to your spouse or children what you do for a living? Everybody knows PCs—in fact, in many ways our children know them much better than we do.Read More...

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Print is Not Dead, but Paper May Be

The usual argument over the question of whether or not print publishing is washed up as a medium usually is focused on magazines, newspapers and the Internet. Many of these argumentsRead More...

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Single-Slot PCIe x16 Octal Graphics Card for Mission-Critical Environments

Single-Slot PCIe x16 Octal Graphics Card for Mission-Critical Environments A PCI Express graphics card is capable of supporting eight DisplayPort or DVI Single-Link outputs fromRead More...

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Capacitive Touch Development Suite for Atmel AVR Microcontrollers

Capacitive Touch Development Suite for Atmel AVR Microcontrollers A complete development suite for capacitive touch buttons, sliders and wheels using AVR microcontrollers fromRead More...

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DisplayPort Comes to CompactPCI Embedded Board

DisplayPort Comes to CompactPCI Embedded Board A 3U CompactPCI multicore board with the CP308-MEDIA extension card is one of the first embedded products to feature the newRead More...

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Advancing Advances in Technology

Two innovative companies have different takes on what could be called “conventional advanced technologies”—graphics and wireless networks. Both highlight ways these slightly differentRead More...

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COM Express Module Aimed at Graphics-Intensive Embedded Apps

A new Computer-on-Module (COM) is based on Intel’s Core2 Duo processor and GS45 chipset with Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, and is suited for power-sensitive applicationsRead More...

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Atom-Based PC/104+ SBC Supports CRT, LVDS, SATA II, and CompactFlash

An Intel Atom-based PC/104+ single board computer (SBC) is designed for space-limited applications requiring fanless operation, such as portable medical, interactive kiosk,Read More...

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COM Express Small Form Factor Module Based on Core i7

A new COM Express features the latest Intel Core i7-620M processor with a core speed of 2.66 GHz, with 4 Mbyte L2 cache and up to 8 Gbyte fast (1066 MT/s) dual channel DDR3 memory.Read More...

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Multiple Graphics Expansion Modules Support up to Six Displays per System

Multiple Graphics Expansion Modules Support up to Six Displays per System Adding multiple displays to systems is becoming increasingly popular for high-end and complexRead More...

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6U VPX Blade Debuts with Two Core i7 Processors

An innovative VPX computing blade for parallel data and signal processing applications incorporates two independently implemented Intel Core i7 processing nodes linked to a powerfulRead More...

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Capacitive Touch Switches Improve Transparency with Less Reflectivity

An advanced capacitive touch switch technology detects variations in position and command, eliminates air gaps and reduces the number of layers required. This technology from OptrexRead More...

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Tablet-Sized Capacitive Touch Screen with Multi-touch All-point Capability

A tablet-sized capacitive touch screen technology with unlimited finger tracking capability enables, among other things, a user to manipulate multiple pictures on the screenRead More...

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AdvancedMC Processor Board with Core i7 and Integrated Graphics

AdvancedMC Processor Board with Core i7 and Integrated Graphics A single-width AdvancedMC processor module, designed with the new Intel Mobile Core i7 processor, offers aRead More...

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Low Power 3U CompactPCI Blade Supports the Dual-Core Atom D510

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Mini-ITX Platform Provides Multiple Displays for Signage and Gaming

  A new low-power Mini-ITX motherboard couples the Via VX900 media system processor with a choice of 1.2 GHz and 1.6 GHz Via Nano Processors to provide a high-performance and highlyRead More...

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Core i7 / i5 COM Express Module Features Integrated Graphics and Memory Controller

A COM Express Type 2 module supports the 64-bit Intel Core i7 / i5 processor with CPU, memory controller and graphics processor on the same chip. Based on the latest Mobile IntelRead More...

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Fanless Panel PCs Balance Performance and Power Consumption

Two new fanless panel PCs are powered by Intel Atom N270 processors. The PPC-L128T and PPC-L157T from Advantech are 12.1” and 15” fanless panel PCs that deliver highRead More...

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6.5 Inch and 15 Inch Touch Screen Panel PCs for Next Generation HMI Applications

Two new fanless touch screen panel PCs feature durability with IP65-compliant LED backlit panels that can withstand temperatures of -200° to 600°C. Device interactivity is assured withRead More...

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Touch Solution Enables High-Resolution Screens, Unlimited Touch

A new set of touch screen solutions now supports large touch screens up to 15 inches for emerging products including touch-enabled tablets, smartbooks, mobile Internet devicesRead More...

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Slim, Fan-Free Panel PC with Atom Dual Core Processor D2550

A new Panel PC features the Intel Atom dual-core processor D2550 1.86 GHz and Intel NM10 chipset. The 5-wire resistive single touch screen and aluminum front bezel come standard. WithRead More...

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Royalty-Free GUI Toolkit for Resource-Constrained Devices

A GUI suite of development tools optimized for embedded devices is targeted as a complete GUI software development solution for resource-constrained devices. Prism from Blue WaterRead More...

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Edge-Lit Light Guides Provide Backlighting for Touch Display Graphics

Ultra-thin light guides from Global Lighting Technologies (GLT) utilize the company’s LED-based edge-lighting technology to provide a solution for backlighting touch-enabled displayRead More...

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Rugged SBC Offers Robust Display Functions for Mobile Applications

A rugged, maintenance-free SBC is targeted for use in mobile and intelligent display environments including trains, public transportation, airplanes and other specialty vehiclesRead More...

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Hybrid Flat Panel USB Controller Board – Ethernet and Wireless

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3U VPX Graphics Card with AMD Embedded Radeon for GPGPU Applications

A new 3U VPX graphics card with an AMD Embedded Radeon E6760 GPU is designed to meet the latest demands in avionics and military technology. With its 480 computing cores, the VX3327Read More...

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Hybrid Flat Panel USB Controller Board – Ethernet and Wireless

A controller board family for industrial flat panel solutions is available in 4 basic versions from Display Solution. The d.screen Hybrid board matches and exceeds the needs ofRead More...

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KVM Extenders to Support New Linux Distributions for Multi-Display

A new generation of kernel-based virtual machine (KVM) extenders now supports a broader range of Linux operating systems, and showcases a new degree of remote multi-displayRead More...

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The “ASIC Quandary”—How Much Can We Integrate, When and Why?

We’ve just gotten news of a market survey on graphics shipments that reports a decline in overall graphics shipments for the year. We will not embarrass the company by naming itRead More...

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xxxx Embedded UI Design Tools Integrated with RTOS

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Happy Holidays from SF3

‘Twas the night before shipping, the deadline was near Not a creature was stirring but one engineer His systems were staged in burn-in with care In hopes that a serial consoleRead More...

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Embedded UI Design Tools Integrated with RTOS

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Stylish and Interactive Panel PC with Intel Atom and NM10 Chipset

A new Panel PC is based on the Intel Atom dual-core processor D2550 1.86 GHz and the Intel NM10 chipset. The EUDA2 from American Portwell comes standard with a true flat projectedRead More...

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Head Transplant

Those of us old enough to remember when the word “control” always followed the word “embedded,” remember a day when even computer controlled equipment was beset with electromechanicalRead More...

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RISC-Based Touch Screen Computer with Extended Temperature Range

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6U VPX board features 4th generation Intel Core processor

 A new 6U VPX processor board is based on the fourth generation Intel Core processor family (previously codenamed “Haswell”). The VR E1x/msd from Concurrent Technologies featuresRead More...

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Graphics Performance Drives Ever More Capable Small Form Factor Designs

It is well known that many embedded market applications have evolved to smaller, space-constrained designs that also require long-term availability and cost-effective embeddedRead More...

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Dual Core Mini-ITX Main Board Supports High-End Graphics

Coupling a 1.6 GHz VIA Nano X2 E-series processor with the VX900 media system processor, the new VB8004 Mini-ITX main board from Via Technologies provides a high-performance andRead More...

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New Levels of Hardware Integration with LabVIEW 2011

National Instruments has unveiled NI LabView 2011, the 25th-anniversary version of its award-winning system design software. LabView accelerates the productivity of engineers andRead More...

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Steve Jobs

The first time I actually met Steve Jobs was back around 1978 or 1979 at a Regis McKenna reception. Regis McKenna was the premier Silicon Valley advertising and PR agency of the day.Read More...

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Touch Screen HMI Displays Speed Development

A series of touch screen HMIs offers built-in Ethernet communications, advanced alarming/recipe/data logging capabilities and live video input/display capabilities. By allowing directRead More...

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Video and Display Technology at the Intersection of Full Multimedia Immersion

Today’s video and display technology designers are afforded more resources and flexibility than ever before to deliver stunning, ultra-immersive HD visual experiences for a wide rangeRead More...

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AMD vDual-Core Power on Qseven Module

A new Qseven module is based on the AMD Embedded G-Series and combines high-performance graphics, dual core processing power and low power consumption in a very small form factor. ItRead More...

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Graphics-Capable HMI for Mobile Machinery

A new graphics-capable HMI comes with a 4.3” large TFT Display and has been designed especially for vehicles and mobile machines that are used in harsh environments. The BTM 012 fromRead More...

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VPX Board Set with High-End DSP for Aero and SIGINT

Two modules, both designed to meet demanding SIGINT, COMINT and radar processing applications, together with  FPGA engines and FMC I/O modules from Curtiss-Wright Controls EmbeddedRead More...

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Industrial-Grade “Smart Panel” Products Integrate Touch LCD with Main Board

A new Smart Panel series of products is designed to provide an “all-in-one” concept to panel computing applications, such as factory automation equipment, transportation systems,Read More...

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Video Wall Controller System Supports up to Seven Boards across 28 HD Inputs and Outputs

A new industrial PC will support up to seven Mura boards from Matrox Graphics, which are designed to be combined in a single system as building blocks of increasingly large-scaleRead More...

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CompactPCI Serial Multi-Display Controller with AMD Radeon GPU

A new CompactPCI Serial peripheral board offers excellent graphics performance thanks to the AMD Radeon E6760 GPU and is especially suited for multi-display applications. The G214 fromRead More...

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Wireless HD Video Streaming: Struggling toward a Standard Solution

The world of high definition video took its time getting firmly established in the consumer space in the form of HDTV, which has since become practically so ubiquitous that we loseRead More...

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Graphics Processing Fuels Growth in Embedded Computing

Regardless of the modern mobile application in question, whether it be fleet management of agricultural machines, passenger information in buses or video surveillance of trains, theRead More...

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Embedded Systems and Digital Signage: A Natural Fit

When it comes to digital signage, the present looks nothing like the past. Traditionally, these devices, in the form of billboards, kiosks and monitors, were simple electronic screensRead More...

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Second Generation Core i7-Based 6U cPCI Blade with Remote Management

A 6U CompactPCI processor blade is based on the latest quad- and dual-core second generation Intel Core i7 and InCore i5 processors with up to 16 Gbyte DDR3-1600 memory support. TheRead More...

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Q7 SBC Uses Dual/Quad-Core ARM CPU for Multiple HD Displays

A high-performance quad core-based Q7 system-on-module incorporates Freescale’s i.MX6x 1 GHz ARM Cortex A9 Dual/Quad core processor, which is optimized for high-speed and multimediaRead More...

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Intelligent Vehicle Displays: Upgrade Opportunity for Harsh Environments

gned for deployment in harsh environments such as tanks and other ground combat vehicles for applications including embedded training, 360° situational awareness, terrain visualizationRead More...

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COM Express Type 6 Module with Quad Core, 3rd Generation Core Processors

A new COM Express module combines the crucial innovations in the 3rd generation Intel Core processors. The TM77COM Express module from congatec is fitted with the new quad cores, 3rdRead More...

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Keeping up with Embedded Development—The New User Interface

From medical devices to in-car infotainment touch screens, consumers now rely on and expect the ease and convenience of intelligent embedded systems. As a result, embedded designersRead More...

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Enabling Consistent HMI Experiences from Portable, Handheld to High-Performance Panels

In the industrial control and automation domain, continued advancements in human machine interface (HMI) technology are driving huge gains in productivity and usability. With eachRead More...

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Mini-ITX Board Series Offers Low Power with Integrated High Performance Graphics

A Series of new Mini-ITX embedded system boards provides an economical solution for applications that require powerful high-quality graphics output with low power consumption. The newRead More...

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COM Express Modules with Quad-Core Third Generation Core Processors

Two families of COM Express modules are based on the third generation Intel Core processor family formerly codenamed “Ivy Bridge,” which utilizes Intel’s advanced 22nm processRead More...

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Family of Accelerated Processors Opens the Doors to New Embedded Possibilities

The concept of combining multicore x86 functionality with a powerful parallel architecture graphics processing engine on the same piece of silicon has come of age and couldRead More...

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Industry-Standard Modular System Pre-Validated for Intelligent Digital Signage

A new open pluggable specification (OPS)-compliant modular solution is designed to make digital signage applications more connected, intelligent and secure, which results in devicesRead More...

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Ultra Low Power ARM-Based Embedded Computer Designed for 3.5” to 12” HMI

Announced by Artila Electronics, the M-606 is an ARM9 WinCE 6.0 single board computer in a standard 3.5” form factor. It is powered by a 400 MHz Atmel AT91SAM9G45 ARM9 processor andRead More...

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Integrated Panel PC Technologies Make Industrial HMIs Intuitively Easier to Use and More Cost-Effective

Industrial automation has witnessed amazing advancements in the last decade due in large part to equipment integration that has brought new capabilities from computing performance,Read More...

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Drive up to Six Monitors from a Single Thin Client

A pair of low-profile multi-display graphics cards supports enhanced functionality and workspace in cloud computing environments. Working in conjunction with the Wyse Technology Z90DE7Read More...

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Oh, Give Me a Sign . . . And Paint it with My Data

There seems to be a phenomenon at work that sees to it that anything that is capable of being implemented using digital technology eventually will be. Sometimes this can be ratherRead More...

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Products & Technology

Radio-via-Ethernet Board for Streaming Audio without a PC A ready-to-go answer for integrating an Internet radio solution that will play streaming audio without the need for aRead More...

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Single-Chip Solution Brings Pen and Multi-Touch to the Small Screen

Both pen and multi-touch on a single chip with a single sensor, provide device manufacturers with a compact, low-power solution and pave the way for N-trig to enter the handheldRead More...

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HDMI Video and Audio Capture for Analog/Digital Uncompressed Video and Digital Audio

An HD HDMI video and audio capture card enables one-card acquisition of full analog/digital video and digital audio input. Featuring uncompressed full HD up to 1080p at 60 fps,10-bitRead More...

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COM Express Type 6 Module Boasts High-Performance Integrated Graphics

A high-performance COM.0 R2.0 Type 6 module features an Intel Core i7/i5 processor and supports the latest digital graphics interfaces for future designs. With its high-levelRead More...

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Express104 Defines the Next Generation of Small, Stackable Embedded Computing Modules

The embedded computing marketplace is as fragmented as it is diverse, often creating painful “either/or” decisions for both suppliers and users of plug-in I/O boards. A new connectorRead More...

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Technology Advancements Enable Accelerated Development of Digital Signage Deployments

Companies are embracing digital signage as never before. One cannot step inside a retail store, airport or healthcare facility without seeing a kiosk or video display. And, there isRead More...

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New Improved Projected Capacitive Touchpanel Seeks to Replace Resistive Touch

Sophisticated displays for medical technology and industrial electronics applications require high-quality state-of-the-art touchpanel solutions at reasonable pricing. Display SolutionRead More...

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BYOD – Bring Your Own Display

Today, BYOD—Bring Your Own Device—allows or even encourages corporate users to leverage personal mobile phones and tablets to gain remote access to company assets and enterprise apps. Read More...

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GUI Development Board with Projected-Capacitive Touch

A new tool makes it easy for designers to add the combination of multitouch projected-capacitive interfaces and high-quality 16-bit color graphics to WQVGA displays in any application.Read More...

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COM Express Type 6 Module with Three High-Performance Independent Display Interfaces

A new COM Express offering is a high-performance COM.0 R2.0 Type 6 module featuring an Intel Core i7/i5/i3 processor supporting Intel HD Graphics integrated on the CPU with threeRead More...

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COM Express Module with High Graphics Performance Supports Up to Four Displays

A new family of COM Express Type 6 modules represents a compact form factor computer-on-module series characterized by very powerful graphics and high parallel computing performanceRead More...

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“Compact” COM Express Module with Atom N270 and 945GSE Express Chipset

A “Compact” COM Express module measuring 95 mm x 95 mm is fully compatible with the Type 2 pin-out of the PICMG COM Express specification. This highly integrated Express-ATC “Compact”Read More...

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BYOD for Industrial Control and Automation

The enterprise world is going mobile, driven by distributed workforces, the need to stay connected, and the sheer productive horsepower of modern handheld devices. However, unlike PCsRead More...

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Industrial Mobile Handheld Device Offers Flexibility, Benefits and Catchy Designs

A new industrial mobile handheld device utilizes the Android 2.3 operating system, combining high-performance RFID, barcode scanner and 3G/WLAN wireless transmission functions toRead More...

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PXI Express Uncompressed HDMI Video and Audio Capture for Device Testing

A new PXI Express HDMI video and audio capture card enables integration of full single-card analog/digital video and digital audio input. The PXIe-HDV62A from Adlink TechnologyRead More...

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Wafer-Level 720p HD Camera Module Shows off Large Suite of Features

A wafer-level high-definition camera module features an ultra-compact form factor with 720p performance. The Exiguus A15-B1 from Nemotek Technologie incorporates 2-element HD andRead More...

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Integrated Gesture Recognition Coming to Consumer Devices and Beyond

The world is becoming well-accustomed to interacting with our devices via touchscreens. How many of us have sat at a desktop and instinctively tried to scroll with our finger only toRead More...

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Discover Problems in Your Distributed System Before It’s Too Late

Distributed systems are composed of many sub components, often times built separately by different teams, and are implemented and deployed in multiple phases. There are many ways toRead More...

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COM Express Type 6 Module with Three High-Performance Graphics Display Interfaces

A high-performance COM.0 R2.0 Type 6 module features an Intel Core i7/i5/i3 processor supporting Intel HD Graphics integrated on the CPU with three independent displays. A PCI ExpressRead More...

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Smart Panels Provide High-Value Cost/Performance with Multiple OS Support

A new series of Smart Panels is based on a Cortex-A8 processor and Integrated PowerVR SGX Graphics Accelerator. The SP-7W61 and SP-1061 from Adlink support multiple OSs—more thanRead More...

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Let’s Party, and... BYOD

Way back when in the days of yore—that would be the mid-80s to most of you youngsters—I walked into a medical facility and saw a multi-million dollar CAT scanner. When I walked aroundRead More...

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Browser-Based Unit Brings Scalable HMIs to PCs, Smartphones, Tablets and Other Mobile Devices

A new system provides a way to build, deploy and view simple, effective and scalable operator interfaces to monitor and control systems and equipment using computers and mobileRead More...

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Multiprocessor with GPGPU Delivers Performance, Functionality in Less Space

A new 6U OpenVPX multiprocessor board brings three key benefits to defense prime contractors and systems integrators. First, the IPN251 from General Electric Intelligent PlatformsRead More...

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Using OpenCL for Network Acceleration

Microprocessor designs are trending in favor of a higher number of cores per socket versus increased clock speed. Increasingly, more cores are being integrated on the same die to fullyRead More...

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Using OpenCL for Network Acceleration

Microprocessor designs are trending in favor of a higher number of cores per socket versus increased clock speed. Increasingly, more cores are being integrated on the same die to fullyRead More...

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Customizable 3.5” Touchscreen Device with Accelerometer and Servo

A new expansion board features a 3D accelerometer, audio in/out jacks, two USB mini-B jacks and a console port. The Alto35 from Gumstix also adds an RC servo, LEDs in four differentRead More...

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Rugged Single Slot Graphics Solution for Demanding Applications

Rugged Single Slot Graphics Solution for Demanding Applications A high-performance 6U VME rugged graphics platform combines an Intel Core2 Duo processor operating at up to 2.26Read More...

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Windows Video Wall Management Software for Digital Signage

A software update from Matrox Graphics gives video wall integrators greater control over Mura MPX-based video wall content and layouts. Key new features of MuraControl 2.0 includeRead More...

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Super Wide-View TFT LCDs with Integrated LED Driver Circuits Are Sunlight Readable

Three new TFT-LCD products are a 7.0” WVGA and two 8.4” SVGA TFT-LCD displays. All displays feature Super Wide Viewing (SWV) technology and two of them are super high brightness forRead More...

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Smart Panel Technology: Intelligent Control Solutions Offer Both Flexibility and Reliability

The Industrial PC (IPC) industry is a competitive and demanding market that continues to evolve with a wide variety of solutions. Relative to traditional automation applications, theRead More...

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Automotive SoC for Automotive HMI, Infotainment, and Integrated Dashboard Solutions

An automotive System-on-Chip (SoC) is designed to address growing integrated dashboard and information device market demands. Capable of delivering more than 12,000 Dhrystone millionRead More...

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GUIs for Small Devices—Expanded Functionality in a Tighter Space

There was a time, but that time is past, when graphical displays in embedded systems were relatively rare and touchscreen user interfaces were completely unheard of. Today, of course,Read More...

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Advanced Graphics and Security Capabilities on AMC Processor Card.

A new AMC processor card represents a new solution for the fourth generation Intel Core processor (formerly codenamed “Haswell”) with Mobile Intel QM87 Express chipset and is designedRead More...

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Low-power COM Express Module Family Boasts Powerful Graphics

A new COM Express module family is based on the AMD Embedded G-Series system-on-chip (SoC) platform. The Type 6 MSC C6C-GX computer-on-modules from MSC Embedded offer a powerfulRead More...

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Rugged Multi-Head Next Generation Graphics Display Module

A new high-performance embedded graphics module is designed for use on deployed airborne and ground vehicle platforms and meets the long lifecycle availability required for militaryRead More...

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Mobile Graphics CPU Promises High Performance Embedded for both Graphical and Compute-Intensive Applications

Many years ago in the late 1970s, I attended one of the early personal computing shows where the new system from a major vendor (who shall remain nameless) was being introduced. ThisRead More...

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Embedded Video Engine Combines Display, Audio and Touch

A high-quality graphics chip offers 3-in-1 functionality for graphical user interface (GUI) development. The FT800 Embedded Video Engine (EVE) from Future Technology DevicesRead More...

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Speeding Time to Market for GUI Designs

In traditional GUI design, a user experience (UX) or user interface (UI) team creates a prototype on desktop software such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, HTML or Flash, submits itRead More...

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Facing the Challenges of Touch Screen Design

Capacitive touch has become a hot technology for various markets ranging from consumer and white goods to industrial and medical markets. As designers experiment with capacitive touchRead More...

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Integrating for Parallelism, Performance and Power—A Dance with Complexity

The effects of integration on high performance embedded computing are definitely producing high performance. While this may be basically enabled by Moore’s law, it has unleashed a wideRead More...

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6U CompactPCI Fourth Generation Intel Core Processor Blade with 40% Graphics Gain

A 6U CompactPCI processor blade with enhanced graphics, computing performance, power efficiency, system manageability and data security is made possible by the advanced quad-core 22nmRead More...

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Updates to Operator Interface System Provide Faster Development and Better Mobile

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Graphics Core Next based GPU Double Performance with Seven Year Longevity

The first discrete graphics card based on Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture is designed specifically to advance the visual growth and parallel processing capabilities of embeddedRead More...

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Conference Highlights the Computational Power of Graphics Processors and their Move into Mobile and Embedded

Humans are visual creatures, and interacting with computer systems large and small on a visual basis has been a distant goal that was largely frustrated by the enormous demands of theRead More...

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Qseven Standard Guides AMD G-Series into Even Smaller Form Factors

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Tool for Design of Embedded GUIs Autogenerates C Code for Rapid Prototyping On PC

Today, the performance enhancements in modern devices lead customers to expect correspondingly better graphics capabilities and display resolution for next-generation applications. ARead More...

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Qseven Standard Guides AMD G-Series into Even Smaller Form Factors

In 2013, AMD shocked the embedded systems market by announcing the first x86 quad-core system on chip (SoC). Previously, x86 SoCs were limited to two CPU cores along with modestRead More...

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High-Performance Graphics Board for Constrained Environments

A high-performance graphics board designed for demanding graphics applications in harsh environments features the latest E6460 graphics processing unit from AMD to deliver the highestRead More...

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Fleet Management Sees Impact of Integrated Devices and the Internet of Things

As technology becomes more agile at collecting, sharing and acting on real-time information, the definition of fleet management has evolved in step. Today’s market is steadilyRead More...

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Second Generation AMD Embedded R-Series APUs and CPUs

The second generation AMD Embedded R-series accelerated processing unit (APU) and CPU family (previously codenamed “Bald Eagle”) for embedded applications delivers compute and graphicsRead More...

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Resistive Touch Panels for High-Use Applications and Harsh Environments

A new line of analog resistive touch panels, including a 9H surface panel for Point of Sale, hospitality, industrial and medical applications, has been introduced by Fujitsu ComponentsRead More...

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NVIDIA’s Tegra K1: A Game-Changer for Rugged Embedded Computing

Military and aerospace embedded computing customers are increasingly embracing GPU technology for applications—such as radar, sonar and ISR (intelligence, surveillance,Read More...

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Parallel Processing Platform Opens Bridge to High Performance Embedded Systems

Of all the vague expressions that have been bandied about lately, perhaps none is more unclear than the phrase “high-performance computing.” First of all, it is connected to time. TheRead More...

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Low-Power Mainboard with AMD Eyefinity Technology

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Making Machine Control Implementation Accessible to Product Developers

Designing an effective and affordable control system for a “machine” whether it be an air conditioner, a spa bath, or a turnstile that is to be manufactured in quantity presents lotsRead More...