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posted in October 1998

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System gives artificial 'nerve' to robotic soldiers
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10/26/1998   Post a comment
Raytheon Systems Co. is mapping out an ambitious program for building an artificial nervous system (ANS) for the soldier of the future.
Robotic vision system fits on PCI board
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10/19/1998   Post a comment
Robotic Vision Systems Inc. has placed a real-time machine-vision system on a single PCI card.
Data I/O recasts boundary scan to program PLDs
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10/14/1998   Post a comment
Boundary scan was invented to ease testing of circuit boards, but Data I/O proposes to use it for programming. The company has teamed with JTAG Technologies B.V. (Geneva) to offer an inexpensive ($20,000) boundary-scan-based PLD programmer that can accelerate production, decrease inventory-tracking overhead and offload expensive ATE from programming duties.
Test method compresses 10 years into two weeks
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10/13/1998   Post a comment
Seven years of cooperative development recently resulted in a new suite of electronics reliability tests that squeezes a 10-year test period into just a few weeks.

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