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Xilinx achieves PCI Express compliance across all programmable 28nm devices

Xilinx’s All Programmable 7 series FPGAs and Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoCs have achieved full PCI Express compliance and are now listed on the PCI-SIG integrator’s list. All of Xilinx’s 28nm devices passed electrical, protocol and interoperability tests at the latest PCI-SIG event held in April this year. This marked PCI-SIG’s first official PCI Express Gen3 compliance and interoperability testing since the introduction of the specification.

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Innovasic adds PROFIBUS to its RapID platform family

Innovasic has announced a new version of its RapID Platform Network Interface for PROFIBUS connectivity. The RapID Platform - PROFIBUS Network Interface supports all data rates up to 12 Mbits/sec and is DP-V1 certified by PROFIBUS & PROFINET International according to the latest test specification for PROFIBUS DP slaves.

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AMP’s 4 channel H.264 Encoder boasts less than 40ms compression delay

AMP is making available its lowest latency H.264 encoding engine in a PCI-104 form factor. Targeted at video distribution applications which demand a near real-time user experience, the H264ULL encodes four full frame rate, full resolution video inputs in parallel with latency of less than 4oms on all channels and with minimal CPU overhead. When paired with AMPs H264ULL-Decoder, glass-to-glass latency of less than 100ms is achieved.

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congatec presents first x86 quad-core SOC Type 6 COM Express Compact Module

congatec AG, a manufacturer of embedded computer modules, has extended its COM Express product range with processors from the AMD Embedded G-Series SOC (System-On-Chip) family. This single-chip solution is based on AMD technology and integrates the next-generation computing power of the “Jaguar” based processor and AMD Radeon graphics cores in a compact package.

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Kontron SMARC Starterkit offers fast entry into world of embedded ARM processors

Kontron"s new ready-to-use SMARC Starterkit will enale developers to gain fast entry into the world of embedded ARM processors, which is now highly scalable thanks to SMARC Computer-on-Modules. The SMARC kit comes in a sturdy transport case, has all the cables already connected and is equipped with all the necessary components, including a display and power supply.

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andersDX’s launches new SBC-IPC single board computer

andersDX, a London-based User Interface Technology specialist, has released the new SBC-IPC Single Board Computer. This SBC has been designed so that desktop-level power, features and connectivity can now be taken into unattended, space-limited or demanding environments. Driven by an Intel Ivy Bridge Core-i7 dual core 1.7 GHz CPU, this low power board runs dual-head Intel HD graphics and a wide range of high-speed interfaces.

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Automotive applications drive growth of embedded vision market

Automotive applications such as lane-departure warning and self-parking will be among the major growth drivers this year of the market for embedded vision, an area of technology concerned with enabling machines to “see” and interpret data from computer vision software. Revenue in 2013 for special-purpose computer vision processors used in under-the-hood automotive applications is forecast to reach $151 million, up from $137 million last year and from $126 million in 2011, according to new research from IMS Research.

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Advantech releases new series of AiMC micro-computers for machine automation applications

Advantech has released a series of AiMC compact micro-computer systems for machine automation applications. Each self-contained micro-computer features a small footprint, either performance computing or low power consumption, intelligent management, security and longevity. Each comes with Advantech"s SUSIAccess software for intelligent monitoring and control.

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CM-iGT Computer-on-Module delivers rich graphics and multimedia

andersDX, the London-based User Interface Technology specialist, has released the CM-iGT Computer-on-Module, powered by the AMD G-Series APU. The APU features a dual-core 64 bit x86 CPU at up to 1.65GHz integrated with a powerful AMD Radeon HD 6250 GPU. This has been supplemented with 4 GB DDR3 and 32 GB of on-board SSD. The CM-iGT module complements the APU’s power with extensive connectivity through a wide range of industry standard interfaces.

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CM-FX6 Computer-on-Module delivers high CPU performance with HD multimedia capability

andersDX, a specialist in User Interface Technology, has released the new CM-FX6 Computer-on-Module. The module’s advanced video and graphics make it suited for high-end multimedia applications. It also provides extensive connectivity through a wide range of high-speed interfaces.

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