FEATURED ARTICLESin Industrial Computers
The MCU guy's introduction to FPGAs: The Hardware
By Clive Maxfield
Programmable elements inside the FPGA may be implemented using antifuses, Flash memory cells, or SRAM memory...
Open Source and the Internet of Things: Roles, Reach and Rationale for Deploying OSS
By Bill Weinberg, Black Duck Software
Open source software will help drive the IoT build-out, but dominance in IoT technologies is...
Platforms for High-End Embedded Software Development
By John Carbone, Express Logic
Today’s complex and powerful processors and SoCs demand more than just an RTOS and some drivers to...
Defining ‘High Performance Embedded Computing’
By Colin Cureton and Mitch Furman, Advanced Micro Devices
How advancements in parallel processing, power scalability and open...
NEWSin Industrial Computers
- Mentor Graphics RTOS meets safety standards
- Sparton Acquires Stealth.com
- Energy Research Center Expands, Networks, Automates
- B&R to supply PCs to Datalogic
- Logic Supply computer certified for thin clients
- HCC Embedded opens office in Austin, Texas
- Express Logic ThreadX RTOS earns UL safety certification
- Cincoze opens office in South Burlington, VT
- ADLINK VPX3000 Validated for Elma High Speed Data Recording System
- Yokogawa buys Dell OEM PCs
- Comark Acquires Nematron
- DFI continues supports of XP-based Operating Systems
PRODUCT NEWSin Industrial Computers
CyberLightning updates CyberVille software
Enhancements in release 2.0 let the CyberVille platform be deployed on low-cost embedded computing edge devices.
Altech announces capacitor-based UPS
Ultra Capacitor Modules DC/UPS can be used in place of a battery system to ensure back-up power.
Adeneo Embedded releases Android KitKat 4.4.4 Reference Board Support Package
This release includes support for the AM437x evaluation module (EVM) general purpose board.
MEDIAin Industrial Computers
RESOURCESin Industrial Computers
The On-Chip Software Development Kit ensures that developers can stably run both the pre-compiled SmartMesh IP networking stack and their...
The MPLAB Code Configurator enables firmware developers to quickly initialise the device and implement peripheral drivers for faster time to market
eXtremeDB In-Memory Database System (IMDS) is now compatible with AdaCore’s GNAT Pro Ada development environment.
WHITE PAPERSin Industrial Computers
By Cindy Hollenbeck, SoftPLC
SDI-12 stands for serial data interface at 1200 baud. It is a standard communications protocol to interface...
By Jason Horine, AutomationDirect
More components in microprocessors eliminates the need for additional external automation components, such as...
By Dan Fenton, Phoenix Contact
Provides an overview on the differences between “soft” control systems and “real-time” control systems,...
CASE STUDIESin Industrial Computers
PC-based control and EtherCAT Industrial Ethernet technology bring faster machine setup, a smaller controls cabinet, and other...
By Georgia Whalen, Patti Engineering
Patti used Phoenix Contact PCs to automate high speed inline checkweighers on a parcel sortation system for...
Vision Systems Design
Gefra developed a multi-camera inspection system to inspect automotive cup screws at rates as high as 500 parts per minute....
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