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Virtex-6 FPGA Module for Radar and Telemetry Applications

Virtex-6 FPGA Module for Radar and Telemetry Applications  A multichannel, high-speed data converter XMC module is designed for connection to HF or IF ports for communications,Read More...

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USB 3.0 Boosts Speed 10x, Broadens Embedded-Systems Applicability

USB has become the interface of choice for many PC and consumer products, having reached an installed base of more than six billion units and counting. It is the ubiquitousRead More...

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Newest Embedded Technology Used by Industry Leaders

Industrial USB to Four RS-232, RS-422 and RS-485 Serial Communication Ports A new serial communication adapter offers users the choice of four field selectable RS-232, RS-422, orRead More...

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USB Offers Many Choices for Use in Embedded Systems

USB is not a peer-to-peer protocol like Ethernet. One USB device, called the USB host, acts as the master. Other USB devices, called USB devices or USB peripherals, act as slaves. TheRead More...

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Newest Embedded Technology Used by Industry Leaders

10 GigE Switches Provide IP Carrier Class Routing on 6U cPCI, VME and VPX A family of switches supports jumbo frames, full-wire speed Layer 2 bridging as well as Layer 3 UnicastRead More...

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Industry Insider

Intel has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Wind River Systems, under which Intel will acquire all outstanding Wind River common stock for $11.50 per share in cash, orRead More...

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Latest Xeon Processors on New 6U cPCI Boards

One of the first product ranges to feature the quad core 2.13 GHz Intel Xeon processor L5518 or the dual core 2.0 GHz Intel Xeon processor L5508, is a new family of 6U CompactPCIRead More...

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Building Fault Tolerance into Embedded Data Management

Small resource-constrained applications are getting so complex that we can’t even start comparing the requirements from 10 years back with what we see today. Nonetheless there has beenRead More...

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A Framework for Safe Motion Control Firmware

Developing firmware for motion control systems can be a tricky business. Strict accuracy and repeatability combine with user safety to present a challenging set of requirements. How doRead More...

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Fast microSDTM with Extended Temperature Rating

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Gaming Board with NANO/Eden, Dual VGA, NVRAM, Crypto Memory and More

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High-Speed, 256 GByte Rugged 3U VPX Solid State Drive

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CAS 6 Memory Kit Ups Performance on AMD Socket AM3 Platforms

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Secure Digital Storage Cards Meet Rugged Industrial Conditions

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SSDs? It's What's Inside That Counts

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New Non-Volatile Memory Technologies Poised to Shake up System Design

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Highest-Density Non-Volatile DDR3 Memory Offers up to 8GB

A non-volatile system (NVS) memory family delivers densities up to 8 Gbytes providing flexibility to system architects and designers to tailor non-volatile memory for specificRead More...

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Industry Insider

Embedded COTS Vendors Issue Joint Statement on Open Standards Model and VSO Several leading COTS embedded board, subsystem and backplane and enclosure vendors, includingRead More...

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Giesecke & Devrient and Phison in Joint Venture for Secure Flash Solutions

Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) and Phison are joining forces to develop and market secure flash products. Their joint venture—Giesecke & Devrient Secure Flash Solutions GmbH—will beRead More...

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Braidwood—NAND on the Motherboard—Expected to Undercut 2010 SSD Demand

With all the recent advances in solid-state drive (SSD) technology, there is at least one wet blanket being thrown on the enthusiasm. According to a report from Objective Analysis,Read More...

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SATA SSDs Designed for Capacity and Workload of Embedded Systems

A new line of solid-state storage products includes 1.8- and 2.5-inch SATA, Slim SATA, mSATA and CFast form factors that are specifically designed for embedded systems that have uniqueRead More...

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Too Much Christmas Music

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Memory . . . Memories and the Fall of Civilizations

What is memory? In its most basic form, it is the establishment of synaptic connections in the brain. But as we all know, especially as we get older, that is a temporary and unreliableRead More...

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Battery-Free Energy Modules Back-Up Critical Data During Power Loss

A new battery-free intelligent power subsystem prevents the loss of critical data due to a power interruption. The PowerGEM (Green Energy Module) power subsystem from Agiga Tech usesRead More...

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Embedded SATA SSD Designed to the JEDEC MO-297Spec

A case-less, small form factor and rugged SATA SSD is an embedded solid state drive solution that delivers outstanding performance in a standard form factor—and is less than half theRead More...

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SAS Solid-State Drive with Enterprise-Grade Multi-Level Cell Technology

A new development in flash memory is a serial-attached SCSI (SAS) solid state drive (SSD) equipped with enterprise-grade multi-level cell (E-MLC) NAND flash technology. The 2.5”Read More...

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Solid Sate Drive in DIMM Form Factor Expands Storage Options

An enterprise class SATA II Solid State Drive (SSD) in an industry-standard DDR3 240-pin DIMM form factor is now available. This technology from Viking Modular Solutions allows usersRead More...

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USB 3.0 Flash Drive enables a Virtual PC to Run on Any PC

With the introduction of USB 3.0, external storage devices can now function at unprecedented speeds. This new found speed blurs the line between internal and external storage and hasRead More...

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Compact Flash Card Features Lock Switch For Write Protection

To assist users in protecting data in such storage devices, Apacer Technology offers a fifth-generation industrial compact flash (CF) card featuring a write-protection design forRead More...

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Multi-Level Cell SSDs perform in HPEC Rugged Environment

Because all solid state flash drive (SSD) products are not created equal—and because flash storage is practically a given for use in high performance embedded computing (HPEC)Read More...

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Deterministic, Low Latency, High Speed Memory Sharing For Demanding Applications

A low-profile PCI Express reflective memory node card is designed for real-time applications such as simulation and training, industrial process control and data streaming andRead More...

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To Defrag or Not to Defrag–That Is the Question for SSD

Although the solid-state disk (SSD) is not new and has a long history of its own, it has only recently received quite a bit of media hype that makes it outshine other NAND flashRead More...

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Next-Generation USB 3.0 to NAND Flash Controller

  A second-generation single-chip solution for USB 3.0 flash drives offers enhanced performance using today’s popular flash memories. The VL751 from Via Labs has been certified by theRead More...

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COM Express Module Boasts Rugged RS-DMM Memory Module

A new COM Express module boasts one of the first implementations of the rugged RS-DMM memory specification. The Toucan-QM57 from Lippert Embedded Computers is a COM Express revisionRead More...

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Rugged Memory Spec Raises the Bar for Rugged Modular Computing

The popularity of COM Express has positioned the modular computing standard for penetration into more demanding markets such as intelligent transportation, military ground vehicles,Read More...

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Line of High-Speed CMOS Synchronous DRAMs with Desnities up to 256-Mb

A full line of new, high-speed CMOS synchronous DRAMs (SDR) with densities of 64 Mbit (AS4C4M16S), 128 Mbit (AS4C8M16S) and 256 Mbit (AS4C16M16S) is optimized for industrial,Read More...

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Line of High-Speed CMOS Synchronous DRAMs with Densities up to 256 Mbit

Line of High-Speed CMOS Synchronous DRAMs with Densities up to 256 Mbit  A full line of new, high-speed CMOS synchronous DRAMs (SDR) with densities of 64 Mbit (AS4C4M16S), 128 MbitRead More...

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High Speed Solid State Drives for Embedded Systems

High-Speed Solid-State Drives for Embedded Systems A new family of solid-state drives (SSDs) features fast read/write speeds in high capacities and is designed for embeddedRead More...

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Compact COM Express Module with Dual Core Atom and DDR3 Memory

A COM Express module in Compact form factor measures just 95 x 95 millimeters, and is fully compatible with the Type 2 pin-out of the PICMG COM Express specification. The Express-LPCRead More...

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Industrial Embedded SD Card Takes Shock, Vibration and Temperatures

A new industrial SD card from Apacer is designed for embedded systems in harsh storage environments. Features include high reliability, high storage and resistance to extendedRead More...

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QDR SRAM Hits 550 MHz; While Reducing Power Consumption by 50 Percent

New Quad Data Rate (QDR) and Double Data Rate (DDR) SRAMs at 36 Mbit and 18 Mbit densities are now the latest members of the 65nm SRAM family from Cypress Semiconductor. The newRead More...

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System-on-Module Packs Performance into Ultra-Small Form Factor

A new system-on-module (SoM) is implemented in an ultra-small form factor of only 15 x 27 x 3.8 mm using the Texas Instruments DaVinci DM3730 and Sitara AM3703 processors running atRead More...

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1 Terabit on a Chip – New Memory Technology Rises to Challenge NAND Flash

A new nonvolatile memory technology is gearing up to challenge high-density NAND Flash memory in both commodity mobile devices as well as in enterprise storage. It is beingRead More...

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Storage XMC Features High Speed Operation and Front Removability

Developed to address rugged storage applications, a new single-width storage XMC uses the latest mezzanine form factor and flash drive technologies, including the new CFast flashRead More...

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Advances in Nonvolatile Memory Interfaces Keep Pace with the Data Volume

With the ever-increasing demand for larger nonvolatile memory capacities, NAND flash technology is widely used in a variety of applications today. It is an aggressively scaledRead More...

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Extending Electronic Functionality with Printed Electronics and Printed Memory

Less expensive and more flexible than silicon, Printed Electronics (PE) are rapidly gaining traction, enabling applications that would not be practical with conventional electronics.Read More...

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Non-Volatile Storage-Class Memory for Demanding Applications

This new non-volatile storage device is packaged as a DDR3 non-volatile DIMM that provides a battery-free, storage-class memory (SCM) solution to a host of enterprise applications. TheRead More...

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Extremely Low-Energy Nonvolatile F-RAM Memory

A very low-energy nonvolatile memory product, the FM25P16 from Ramtron, is a 16 Kbit serial nonvolatile memory that opens up new possibilities in power-sensitive system design with theRead More...

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Industrial-Grade 16 Gbyte MicroSDHC Memory Card for Extreme Environments

An industrial-grade MicroSDHC memory card targets high reliability and longevity even in extreme environments for mission-critical applications. The shock-resistant industrial-gradeRead More...

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Algorithmic Memory Technology: Speeding the Design of Embedded Multiport Memory

A new technology to enhance embedded memory has been dubbed Algorithmic Memory Technology by its inventor, Memoir Systems. Now available in as a product family called Rennaissance 2X,Read More...

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Double Refresh Rate Challenge Solved with New Line of DDR3L Modules

A new line of low power, low thermal dissipation memory modules, the DDR3L memory modules from Virtium Technology not only reduce total power for systems that use multiple memoryRead More...

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Low Power, Low Thermal DDR3L Memory Line Sports Lower Profile

A new reduced height Very Low Profile (VLP) form factor DDR3L memory module offers a lower 17.17 mm alternative to the JEDEC standard VLP that has a height of 18.75 mm. By reducing theRead More...

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Algorithmic Memory Delivers Performance and Density Advantages

Based upon an award-winning Algorithmic Memory technology, a new semiconductor intellectual property (SIP) product is able to deliver up to a 4X increase in memory operations perRead More...

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32GB Type 1 CompactFlash Card Has Wear Leveling Data Integrity Features

An industrial Type 1 CompactFlash card offers a capacity of 32 Gbytes and data transfer rates of 35 Mbytes/s for sustained write and 45 Mbytes/s for sustained read. The C-320 fromRead More...

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8Gbit LPDDR4 DRAM Ultra-Fast Mobile Memory

What is being billed as the industry’s first 8 Gbit, low-power, double data rate 4 (LPDDR4), mobile DRAM has been announced by Samsung. Samsung’s new high-speed 8 Gbit LPDDR4 mobileRead More...

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1.8V Serial Flash Supports Latest Generations of Low-Power Devices

A low-voltage (1.8V), 8 Mbit flash-memory device features extremely low standby power consumption of just 5 microamperes, active read current of 2 mA (typ., at 33 MHz). The SST25WF080Read More...

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DDR4 Memory Modules Offer Lower Power, Higher Bandwidth and Density Benefits

Now offering DDR4 memory modules, Virtium enables embedded industrial OEM customers to have early test and development access to the lower power, high bandwidth and density benefits ofRead More...

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Enhancing Storage Efficiencies from Greater Understanding of SSD Application Classes

The simple dollar per gigabyte metric no longer applies in evaluating storage solutions now that embedded systems computing has migrated from desktops and laptops to mobile devices andRead More...

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Software Optimization Can Reduce MCU ‘Active-Phase’ Power Consumption

Only a system-level view of a low-power application is going to achieve anywhere near the optimal solution for any product. This applies to both the active and inactive phases. WhenRead More...