Testers tackle bit error rate in high-speed digital Product News 2/29/2000 Post a comment Agilent Technologies Inc. will launch two high-speed bit error rate testers (Berts) for characterizing, verifying and testing optoelectronic and high-speed digital components at the Optical Fiber Conference in Baltimore the week of March 6.
Motor control links by LAN Product News 2/29/2000 Post a comment Galil Motion Control has incorporated both RS232 communications and Ethernet into its latest motion-control board, the DMC-1415, a single-axis controller measuring 3.75 x 5 inches.
CompactPCI CPU goes rugged Product News 2/29/2000 Post a comment Men Micro Inc. calls its latest CompactPCI CPU board the F1. It combines an MPC8240 PowerPC CPU with I/O flexibility and industrial-strength operating characteristics.
A/D mezzanine feeds DSP Product News 2/29/2000 Post a comment Traquair Data Systems Inc. sells a 4 x 2.5-inch A/D mezzanine board at $2,725 for use on DSP boards with a TIM-40 or Heron site.
16-Mbit EDO DRAMs roll Product News 2/29/2000 Post a comment Integrated Silicon Solution Inc. (ISSI) has introduced four extended-data-out (EDO) and four fast-page-mode (FPM) Jedec-standard 16-Mbit DRAMs.
Oki rolls 622-Mbit/s SAR Product News 2/29/2000 Post a comment Oki Semiconductor said that its ML53303 SAR622 is the first single-chip 622-Mbit/second segmentation-and-reassembly unit with a 64-bit data/ FIFO bus that supports the Utopia multi-PHY interface.
MPU supervisor controls options Product News 2/29/2000 Post a comment IMP Inc. has introduced the IMP-1232LP, a microprocessor supervisory circuit with a user-selectable watchdog time-out period and a selectable threshold level.
A Book For All Reasons Bernard Cole3 comments Robert Oshana's recent book "Software Engineering for Embedded Systems (Newnes/Elsevier)," written and edited with Mark Kraeling, is a 'book for all reasons.' At almost 1,200 pages, it ...