Products: Electronics & Computers
PLCs

AutomationDirect (Cumming, GA) has released the latest addition to its PLC offerings, the Do-more T1H Series PLC. Using the proven Terminator field I/O hardware as a platform, the Do-moreT1H PLC supports stackable base units, discrete...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Compact USB Oscilloscope

Saelig Company, Inc. (Fairport, NY) recently announced the availability of the new PicoScope 2000 series oscilloscopes, which are 80% smaller than their predecessors, similar in size to a passport but ¾" thick....

Products: Electronics & Computers
Power Management ICs

ON Semiconductor (Phoenix, AZ) has introduced two new AEC Qualified ICs optimized for automotive powertrain and in-cabin deployment. Running off a 2V to 44V input voltage, the NCV8876 non-synchronous boost controller...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Software Platform Builder

Altium Limited (Sydney, Australia) has announced Software Platform, which delivers ultra-rapid prototyping and development for ARM Cortex-M based microcontrollers. The Software Platform includes a comprehensive...

Products: Test & Measurement
SoC Evaluation Kit

Avnet Electronics Marketing (Phoenix, AZ) has released MicroZed, a $199 evaluation kit based on the Xilinx Zynq®- 7000 All Programmable SoC. MicroZed supports multiple use models for exploration, prototyping and System-...

United Electronic Industries (UEI) (Walpole, MA) has released a new Ethernet-based data acquisition (DAQ) and control platform. The DNF-4-1G FLATRACK provides two Gigabit Ethernet (100/10 Base- T compatible)...

Chassis Plans (San Diego, CA) has upgraded its militarygrade rugged 24" rackmount LCD monitor, the CPX1-241, and industrial-grade large rugged LCD monitor, the CPI1- 241, to include multi-touch technology with gesture...

Creative Electronic Systems SA (Geneva, Switzerland) has announced the FIOV-2310, a 3U OpenVPX™ module with a Xilinx Kintex™-7 325T/410T user-programmable FPGA at its core. The FIOV-2310 allows the configuration of...

GE Intelligent Platforms (Huntsville, AL) recently introduced the rugged IBX400 6U OpenVPX InfiniBand® Switch Fabric Module. The module complements GE’s existing GBX460 10 Gigabit Ethernet Switch...

Pentek (Upper Saddle River, NJ) has announced its Model 8266 PC development system, pre-configured to speed application development for Pentek Cobalt® Virtex-6 and Onyx® Virtex-7 FPGA PCI Express software radio and...

Connect Tech (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) has released the Xtreme/GPU board in PCIe/104 form factor. Partnered with AMD technology, the Xtreme/GPU drives up to four Mini DisplayPort connections for either independent use, or...

Today, the cost and complexity of all platforms and systems in military and defense technologies are being challenged by the need for high functionality in smaller but less expensive...

The proliferation of scalable tactical equipment has driven the need for field configurable power-distribution systems. A stacking-interconnect technology has been developed that utilizes...

The avionics systems of military aircraft support maneuverability and situation awareness for the pilot, process essential images, operate sensors, record data, and provide...

Consumers have shown that they are eager to be rid of cabling and wires connecting them to devices situated or worn near or on the body. From athletic monitoring devices to...

Researching fault location techniques for the oil industry requires data on the complex permittivity of the polyamide Rilsan at microwave...

Articles: Electronics & Computers
From VME to VPX

Sequestration, defense reform and cost constraints are driving a new paradigm in the defense industry, where leveraging existing technologies is no longer optional, but required. This is especially true as we migrate from VME...

Application Briefs: Defense
Optical Muzzle Flash Detection Sensors

An optical detector technology from Cal Sensors detects muzzle flash from over 100 meters away. Operating at the speed of light, optical flash detection systems provide an almost instantaneous response...

Application Briefs: Defense
Line-of-Sight Radio

The U.S. Air Force has selected Cambium Networks’ pointto- point (PTP) 45600 High Capacity Line-of-Sight (HCLOS) radio for its Theater Deployable Communications program of record (TDC PMO). Supported by General...

Application Briefs: Defense
Thermal System Reduces Munitions Stockpiles

Harper International has been selected by U.S. Demil, LLC (USD) for the design of a continuous, indirect Rotary Thermal Treatment Unit (TTU). The equipment will support US Department of Defense...

The objective of this work was to develop a high-speed, three-dimensional (3D) confocal imaging system to study coupled fluidic...

Given the current emphasis on sustainability, there is a growing interest in monitoring various facets of building resource consumption. Building monitoring and automation...

Abullet cannot penetrate through a sandbag while an arrow can, so understanding the behavior of granular materials such as sand and its energy absorption in a blast is...

Briefs: Medical
Effect of Acceleration Frequency on Spatial Orientation Mechanisms

Extreme motion environments can induce loss of visual acuity, motion sickness, and spatial disorientation. Understanding how human sensory integration of acceleration stimuli affects spatial awareness will improve models of spatial disorientation and mishap analysis. While there...

T he human sensory systems most frequently used in military displays (vision and audition) are sometimes overloaded. When soldiers rely on visual or auditory displays, their situation...

Concept Group (West Berlin, NJ) is developing the Insulon® Thermal Cloak™ heat barrier for use on automatic weapons. The barrier, which is attached to the fore-end of the weapon, uses a hair-thin...

Agilent Technologies (Santa Clara, CA) has announced that its FieldFox handheld analyzers can now be remotely controlled via an iOS device such as an iPad or iPhone. Also new are a spectrum analysis time-gating option...

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RF Transceiver

Linx Technologies (Merlin, OR) offers the DP1203 Series radio-only RF transceiver module for the wireless transmission of digital data at rates of up to 152.3 kbps. Operating in the 433, 868, and 915 MHz license-free ISM...

Data Device Corporation (Bohemia, New York) has introduced a radiation-tolerant SPACE-PHY +5V Dual MIL-STD-1553 Transceiver/ Transformer Device. SPACE-PHY is an integrated MIL-STD-1553 physical...

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