At NIWeek 2013, National Instruments unveiled a new operating system: NI Linux Real-Time. Between the keynote, NIWeek sessions, and media coverage, it’s evident that the release of this new real-time operating system (RTOS) is a significant milestone. Never mind the more than 60 man-years of engineering effort poured into the OS nor the joyous uproar from veteran users of NI’s embedded platform—in this feature, you will learn what this development means for you and will have a chance to participate in the contagious excitement around NI Linux Real-Time.
Rohde & Schwarz has expanded the functionality of its R&S FSV and R&S FSW signal and spectrum analyzers to also support the IEEE 802.11p wireless standard. The new R&S FSV-K91p and R&S FSW-K91p measurement options are especially designed for IEEE 802.11p compliant signal analysis in vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) applications and intelligent transport systems (ITS).
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) announced the availability of its 7500 atomic force microscope (AFM), a highly advanced instrument that establishes new performance, functionality and ease-of-use benchmarks for nanoscale measurement, characterization and manipulation. The Agilent 7500 achieves atomic resolution imaging with its 90 m AFM closed-loop scanner.
Spectracom’s GSG-L1 GPS Simulator is nearing end-of-life and has been replaced by GSG-51 and the GSG-5 Series GNSS Simulators. Last-time buy orders for the model GSG-L1 will be accepted until January 31st 2014, for delivery on or before June 30th, 2014.
Manufacturers of automotive electronics need test solutions that can also specifically distribute large current loads. Until now they have used specially developed, expensive power switching devices to do this. Rohde & Schwarz introduces a configurable power switching module that is fully integrated into the PXI-based R&S TSVP test system. It replaces auxiliary switching devices and is suitable for loads up to 30 A.
The NI LabVIEW 8 DSC Module directly adds logging, alarming, scaling, and initial value functionality to the new LabVIEW shared variable. National Instruments LabVIEW 8 delivers distributed intelligence as a unified communication and management platform for the rapid development of distributed applications. The NI LabVIEW 8 Datalogging and Supervisory Control (DSC) Module specifically addresses the unique requirements of developing distributed industrial measurement and control applications and high-channel-count monitoring applications.
Ecovacs Robotics, Inc announced that it has been named an International CES Innovations 2014 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree for the WINBOT. Products entered in this prestigious program are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, independent engineers and members of the trade media to honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting edge consumer electronics products across 29 product categories.