NI TestStand 4.1 offers multicore support Product News 5/27/2008 Post a comment National Instruments has released NI TestStand 4.1, the latest version of the company's test management software, which now helps engineers develop faster test systems with multicore processor support.
Temperature measurement instrument supports Ethernet Product News 5/18/2008 Post a comment Data Translation has released an Ethernet version of its temperature measurement instrument, TEMPpoint, which provides a standard Ethernet connection to support remote monitoring and control of thermocouples, RTDs, and voltages in the field and on the factory floor.
Asset attests to embedded-test structures News & Analysis 5/15/2008 Post a comment As a natural extension of trends in the test and measurement business, the electronics industry is moving toward embedded instrumentation. Leading this movement is Asset InterTech Inc., dedicated to the development of IEEE 1149.1 tools.
Cable tester offers voice control Product News 5/15/2008 Post a comment CAMI Research Inc. has released new software for its CableEye cable and wire harness tester that allows production engineers to use synthetic speech and voice recognition for hands-free operation.
Pressure sensors integrate digital interface Product News 5/9/2008 Post a comment Pressure measurement applications requiring very high accuracy are targeted by Sensortechnics GmbH's product range displayed at the Sensor + Test trade show. The devices are equipped with integrated digital signal conditioning and offer a variety of output interfaces.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.