Ethernet board supports GigE Vision realtime imaging standard Product News 7/27/2005 Post a comment An off-the-shelf OEM board can add GigE connectivity to industrial machine-vision and consumer cameras. The Pleora iPORT PT1000-VB In-Camera Engine lets you integrate high-performance GigE connectivity into almost any camera simply by changing out the back-end interface electronics. eeProductCenter Senior Tech Editor Alex Mendelsohn reports.
PC/104 board runs eight simultaneous A/D channels Product News 7/25/2005 Post a comment Check out this less-than-$1000 analog/digital plug-in board. Operating at 100-ksample/s/channel rates, this PC/104 form-factor plug-in touts simultaneous channel sampling, a capability that's usually found only on more costly cards.
512-Mbyte microSD flash card hits the market Product News 7/20/2005 Post a comment SanDisk has introduced a 512-Mbyte microSD card, which it claims is the largest capacity available in this form factor. It also plans to have a 1-Gbyte microSD card by the end of the year and a 2-Gbyte version in 2006.
Compact converters put logic on fiber Product News 7/19/2005 Post a comment Test-and-measurement house Highland Technology now has both electrical-to-optical and optical-to-electrical converters that are compatible with the company's digital delay/pulse generator and other VME-packaged electrical/optical converter products. Use these to transmit error-free data over long distances using fiber.
Protecting the HDMI interface Design How-To 7/16/2005 Post a comment The High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) combines a high-speed unidirectional TMDS data link with low speed, bi-directional control and status links (DDC and CEC) and configuration protocols in a single user-friendly high-performance connector. Delicate signaling and precise protocols must endure serious misuse without complaint. For any I/O signal exposed to the outside world, ESD strikes are a constant danger during interconnection. A single spark can render an entire entertainment s
Single-board computer extends to 1 GHz Product News 7/13/2005 Post a comment American ELTEC now offers a high-speed (approaching 1 GHz) version of its BAB 760 PowerPC single-board computer, courtesy of IBM's PowerPC 750-GX processor, to extend the system's applications in medical, telecommunications, and industrial automation.
Evalue goes fanless on 1 GHz ECM-3612 1 3.5 inch SBC Product News 7/12/2005 Post a comment The new ECM-3612 single board computer (SBC) from Evalue is designed for low profile, fanless applications. The compact 3.5" embedded micro board incorporates a passively cooled, low-power VIA Eden 1 GHz/667 MHz processor, and 128 MB SDRAM.
Blog Doing Math in FPGAs Tom Burke 15 comments For a recent project, I explored doing "real" (that is, non-integer) math on a Spartan 3 FPGA. FPGAs, by their nature, do integer math. That is, there's no floating-point ...