Technology Spotlight

New Electronics' Technology Spotlight section focuses specifically on the latest technological developments within the electronics sector. Whether innovative new design or theoretical concepts, our Technology Spotlight articles will keep you informed of advances within the electronics industry.

Passive breakthroughs from Kemet & Charcroft

A first-to-market KEMET AEC-Q200 polymer electrolytic to 150°C, an easy press-fit aluminium electrolytic, and Base Metal Electrode ceramic capacitors qualified to MIL-PRF-32535 for high-reliability applications, are sampling now from Charcroft.

FET Gate Driver IC for 3-Phase Motor-Drive Applications

Texas Instruments DRV3245Q-Q1 Gate Driver Unit (GDU) is designed according to the applicable requirements of ISO 26262 for functional safety applications. The device provides three half-bridge drivers each capable of driving a high-side and low-side N-channel MOSFET while also providing sophisticated protection and monitoring of the FETs. A charge-pump driver enables 100% duty cycle and supports low battery voltages during cold-crank operation.

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AURIX driver creation and project support services

The AURIX family are powerful 32-bit multicore microcontrollers aimed specifically at safety related applications. They have a vast range of peripherals, evolved over several decades of meeting the needs of automotive and industrial applications. The 4MB FLASH ROMs allow the creation of huge and complex applications, often using modelling tools such as Matlab or UML where the software developer is quite remote from the underlying microcontroller.

Bostin Technology offer Knowledge and Bandwidth

Wouldn’t it be great if we knew everything and had infinite time? Bostin Technology are offering a free consultation to demonstrate how their knowledge and resource can help customers complete what they need to get done. If they don't like it they don't pay anything. A no risk solution.

Innovative Solutions on Stand F6

At EDS RDS will be bringing together display technologies and embedded solutions. Design and manufacture is what we do. We have over 30 years’ experience with display technologies, embedded computing boards and bespoke system design. We can design and build complete systems providing you with a turnkey solution on time and on budget.

Make your next move a SMARC one: the next platform for modular embedded solutions

The latest COM standard, SMARC, delivers a versatile, small form factor for computer-on-modules. It is suited to applications needing low energy consumption, a low profile, low cost and high performance. Typically, the computer-on-modules use both ARM and x86 SoCs, similar to those used in tablet PCs or smart phones. The maximum electrical power consumption of the module is designed for passive cooling applications.

SIL4 COTS Rail Safety Platforms on Show at Innotrans

See Artesyn’s ControlSafe™ Platforms at Innotrans. They use a common safety architecture to provide a cost-effective SIL4 COTS solution for rail signaling and train control applications ranging from large wayside junctions or stations to compact carborne environments.

New Generation of Fixed Input DC/DC Converters Offer Better Performance and Higher Reliability.

Global power conversion manufacturer Mornsun announces the launch of the R3 series of 0.75 – 1 watt single and dual output, fixed input DC/DC converters. Following extensive research, development and innovation these converters use a modern integrated circuit approach to provide more consistent performance, better reliability and eradication of issues seen in traditional designs.

Toby Electronics To Showcase Samtec Interconnection At EDS 2018

Samtec offers the largest variety of board-to-board interconnects in the industry and no-one understands Samtec better than Toby. Offering 3D model downloads, data, live pricing, lead time information, sample support and expert technical advice, is the vital component for Samtec Interconnection.

Introducing Bivocom

Bivocom is a leading solution provider of industrial wireless transmission terminals for IoT and M2M. The company manufactures high quality NB-IOT, 4G/3G/2G industrial wireless modems, DTU, Gateway, Router and Android IPC, which are widely used within smart grid, smart city, oil and gas, irrigation, intelligent transportation, kiosk and vending, mining, agricultural monitoring and industrial automation applications.

Driving Functional Safety in Automotive and Industrial Systems

The focus on safety for critical applications in both automotive and industrial markets is signifi-cantly increasing as applications depend on more electronic systems to solve complex problems in real time. Failure of these mission-critical systems is not an option and must be avoided. In the automotive industry, the ISO 26262 safety standard sets the requirements for designing safe systems, and IEC 61508 standards specify requirements for industrial control systems. This paper provides an overview of the various safety features integrated into Cypress’ Semper NOR Flash solutions that simplify system-level functional safety design.

Free Trial Demo: GUIX and GUIX Studio Helps You Create Elegant User Interfaces

Download our free trial and you can be developing elegant user interfaces in minutes. GUIX is Express Logic's advanced, commercial grade GUI software, designed specifically for deeply embedded, real-time and IoT applications. GUIX Studio is a full-featured WYSIWYG design tool, which allows developers to easily design their GUI on the desktop and automatically generate code to be exported to their target

Two-Phase Bipolar Stepping Motor Drivers

Toshiba TB622x Bipolar Stepping Motor Drivers utilize a PWM chopper, are rated at 40V/1.8A and are fabricated with the Bipolar CMOS DMOS (BiCD) process. The on-chip voltage regulator controls the stepping motor with a single VM power supply. The TB622x family also features low on-resistance at the output stage and Thermal Shutdown (TSD).

AAEON Boxer-6640M - When you need i7 performance in a robust solution

With extended temperature operation ( -20°C to +55°C), supporting desktop grade i3, i5, i7 6th/7th generation processors and 9 LAN ports, the BOXER-6640M offers a high-performance, standalone fanless embedded PC ideal for harsh industrial environments. With its compact size, high reliability, wide voltage input (9V – 36V) and extensive I/O the BOXER-6640M is a good option for challenging applications.

Evaluate NXP’s i.MX 8 Family of Processors

NXP Semiconductors i.MX 8MQuad Evaluation Kit (MCIMX8M-EVK) offers a high-performance development tool with low-power, flexible memory options, a wide range of high-speed interfaces, and industry-leading audio and video capabilities. Demonstrate and evaluate the i.MX 8MQuad, i.MX 8MDual, and i.MX 8QuadLite Applications Processors, utilizing up to four Arm® Cortex®-A53s cores and one Cortex-M4 core.

Book your table at the British Engineering Excellence Awards (BEEAS)

On Thursday 4th October 2018, we will be holding the British Engineering Excellence Awards (BEEAs) ceremony at etc.venues, County Hall, Central London - hosted by writer, broadcaster and qualified doctor, Kevin Fong. The ticket price includes drinks reception, 3-course lunch and half a bottle of wine per person. There will also be a cash bar in operation throughout the event for additional drinks. Book your table now.

Don’t miss EDS 2018

The Engineering Design Show (EDS) is the place for engineering, electronics and embedded design - taking place from 17-18 October at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry. This year’s EDS programme is shaping up to be our most exciting yet; we are extremely pleased to have the Mercedes AMG F1 team as our keynote speaker. Small Robot also join us this year to discuss three small robots and their dream to save the world. Additional talks from, Analog devices, ARM and others ensure you'll acquire knowledge to take, apply and succeed at work. Book your free ticket now.

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