Altera Corporation today dramatically simplified a programmer’s ability to accelerate algorithms in FPGAs. The Altera SDK for OpenCL version 14.0 includes a programmer-familiar rapid prototyping design flow that enables users to prototype designs in minutes on an FPGA accelerator board. 435 more words
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With Hilschers CIFX 2-channel cards users have the possibility to realize two independent Fieldbus communications in just one PCI slot.
Especially in compact Box-PCs of newest generation the number of PCI slots is rather limited and a 2-channel card has significant advantages. 96 more words
ON Semiconductor has expanded its family of modems targeted at highway addressable remote transducer (HART) industrial communication implementations. With this latest product introduction, ON Semiconductor, who recently became a member of the HART Foundation (www.hartcomm.org), now offers solutions for low power HART applications. 283 more words
Current discussions about 5-axis machining centres are ongoing. Whilst some sceptics claim that more challenging programming or higher demands on the machine and the control speak against the technology, insiders emphasise the benefits of faster machining resulting in savings potentials plus higher precision and reduced tool wear due to shorter milling paths. 1,472 more words