Intel Reveals Roadmap, Embedded Internet
In his Intel Developer Forum keynote, Pat Gelsinger detailed the roadmap for Intel’s continued march toward pervasive, higher performance and power efficient computing. The senior vice president and general manager of Intel’s Digital Enterprise Group discussed new features of the company’s next-generation processor family including a new turbo mode that shifts the processor into a higher gear for mind-blowing performance without a heat penalty.
ADI Engineering Introduces Ocracoke Island Single Board Computer
ADI Engineering, a leading supplier of single board computers and custom design-through-production solutions for embedded Intel® architecture technology, announced its new Ocracoke Island SBC for the Intel® EP80579 Integrated Processor product line. ADI’s new product allows OEMs to deploy the Intel EP80579 Integrated Processor immediately in a wide variety of applications.
NEC Debuts Microcontrollers with Consumer Electronics Control Circuit
NEC Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723) announced that it has commercialized four models of a new 16-bit microcontroller with on-chip flash memory (“All Flash microcontroller”), with a consumer electronics control (CEC) circuit enabling interdependent control of digital televisions, DVD recorders, and other devices via a single cable connection.
ASSET ScanWorks Supports Avago Embedded Instrumentation Technology
ASSET® InterTech announced that it has reached an agreement under which ScanWorks, the company’s platform for open embedded instrumentation tools, will support Avago Technologies’ embedded instrumentation technology for select applications-specific integrated circuits (ASICs). ASSET is the leading supplier of open tools for embedded instrumentation.
One Voice Demonstrates MobileVoice for Mobile Internet Device
One Voice Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: ONEV) announced it will be demonstrating One Voice’s MobileVoice[tm] for MID at the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) held August 19 – 21, 2008 in San Francisco at the Moscone Convention Center. One Voice’s MobileVoice for MID is a suite of applications offering voice activated music, photos, videos and full Internet browsing and voice search capabilities running on Intel® Centrino® Atom[tm] processor technology-based Mobile Internet Devices.
AdaptivEnergy Unveils Joule-Thief Energy Harvesting Demonstration Kit
AdaptivEnergy has developed a demonstration kit using Joule-Thief[tm] technology to harvest energy and power Texas Instruments Incorporated’s (TI) (NYSE: TXN) ultra-low power MSP430 microcontroller (MCU) and RF technology to collect data, control the operation of a system or send sensed data to central collection sites. The Joule-Thief energy harvesting device is based on AdaptivEnergy’s Ruggedized Laminated Piezo (RLP®) technology.
Virtium Rolls Out DDR3 Very Low Profile Unbuffered DIMM Module
Virtium Technology Inc. announced the addition of the DDR3 0.72-inch Very Low Profile (VLP) unbuffered DIMM module to its family of DDR3 memory products for embedded systems. The new DDR3 0.72-inch VLP unbuffered memory product is ideal for space-constrained applications for next-generation products in embedded computing, AdvancedTCA (ATCA) and MicroTCA (MTCA), as well as many other applications that require the blade server form factor.
Textronics Creates Developer Kit for Interactive Clothing
Textronics, Inc. is offering a developer’s kit that includes the company’s textile electrodes for use by designers, researchers and product developers interested in creating their own interactive wearable prototypes. The kit contains stretchy textile electrodes that can be cut and sewn for custom applications. When incorporated into garments or wearable devices, the fabric sensors offer a comfortable way to monitor the wearer’s heart rate.