FPGA design software goes graphic
The traditional process of designing, prototyping, and deploying boards--especially those with sophisticated custom communication, instrumentation, and controllers--can take years. Graphical software tools for system design help engineers achieve magnitudes greater productivity than before, streamlining the design, setup, and test process.



  Cards meld PowerPC, FPGAs, Serial RapidIO
The MM-15x0 and MM-16x0 CoSine-on-Othello boards include two independent CoSine compute nodes.

  FPGA design tool ups timing performance
PlanAhead version 8.1 hierarchical design and analysis software is said to provide a two-speed-grade performance optimization for Xilinx FPGAs by improved floor planning, timing analysis, and resource utilization.

  Embedded Systems Conference visits downtown San Jose
The Embedded Systems Conference returns to the heart of Silicon Valley at San Jose's McEnery Convention Center from April 3 to 7, with the exhibits open April 4 to 6.

  Rugged Cell-based computer is industry's first
Unit's 200-GFLOPS performance shines in mobile military applications.

  FPGA development tool has automatic synthesis
SystemCrafter SC development tool makes it easier to manage and develop SystemC projects, and to get started with synthesis.

  2-Gbps security accelerator card protects high-speed networks
Single-card solution provides up to 50X the threat-detection throughput of software solutions.

  Design tool includes high-speed simulation
The Active-HDL 7.1 FPGA and ASIC design entry and verification platform includes tools for high-speed gate-level simulation, VHDL and Verilog linting, and improved support for MATLAB, Simulink, and SystemVerilog.

  ARM7-ready FPGAs extend reach of industry-standard µP
Featuring no licensing fees and no royalties, the M7 ProASIC3/E FPGAs provide a soft IP version of the popular ARM7TDMI-S processor core optimized to maximize speed and minimize size in flash-based FPGAs.

  ASIC, FPGA simulator reduces run times
The Riviera 2005.08 ASIC, FPGA simulator tool provides VHDL and Verilog Linting and support for 64-bit Linux operating systems.

  Comm-oriented SBC features FPGA
The A14 PowerPC-based VME64 SBC provides communications-oriented capabilities for embedded-industrial-applications operation in harsh conditions.



  PLDs in COTS military systems
The existing commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) effort is providing lowered-cost access to leading-edge device technologies essential for military systems, but semiconductor manufacturers must do more for this vital electronics engineering sector.

  The move to virtual instrumentation
The rapid adoption of the PC in the last 20 years has catalyzed a revolution in instrumentation for test, measurement, and control. One major development resulting from the ubiquity of the PC and advanced computing technology is the concept of virtual instrumentation...

  Application Focus: Military and Aerospace
Whether you are trusting a military laser designator to operate or counting on your geostationary satellite to operate without maintenance for years, the primary factors when considering components for mil/aero apps are doing the right job and doing it consistently no matter the operating environment.



  LabVIEW: 20 Years of Innovation
For 20 years, NI LabVIEW graphical development has revolutionized the way engineers and scientists create flexible and scalable test, measurement, and control applications rapidly and at minimal cost.

  LabVIEW FPGA Module Course
The LabVIEW FPGA Module course prepares you to design, debug and implement efficient, optimized applications using the LabVIEW FPGA Module and NI reconfigurable I/O (RIO) hardware.

  USB Data Acquisition and Instrument Control
USB data acquisition devices are ideal for a variety of applications from simple data logging to embedded OEM systems. As a result, National Instruments USB DAQ devices range from low-cost, single-function devices to high-performance, 16-bit multifunction devices.

  CompactRIO
The National Instruments CompactRIO programmable automation controller (PAC) is a low-cost reconfigurable control and acquisition system designed for applications that require high performance and reliability.

  NI Developer Suite
The NI Developer Suite Core Package with the Real-Time and FPGA Deployment Option includes all of the tools you need for building a custom embedded system.




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