Over the past 20 years, data acquisition has evolved from a limited, inaccessible set of technologies into an integrated and intuitive platform for high-performance measurements. With the software-centric approach of graphical programming and modular, PC-based hardware, engineers and scientists can rapidly develop powerful, flexible and highly customisable DAQ systems.
National Instruments has announced the company’s first data acquisition modules with integrated signal conditioning for scalable, high-performance measurements on PXI Express.
Micrel has introduced the KSZ8041NLJ industrial ethernet PHY. A version of the KSZ8041NL that operates over the extended temperature range of -40 to +125°C, it is a single-supply 10Base-T/100Base-TX physical layer transceiver.
Tekdis has released a Power over Ethernet all-in-one panel PC. It features include: 5.7-in LED backlight with resistive touchscreen; Atom processor Z510/Z530 up to 1.6 GHz; lower power consumption and fanless operation; IEEE802.3af Power over Ethernet compliant; 4-wire resistive touchscreen; one CompactFlash slot; wide operating temperature capability: -20 to 60°C; selectable AT/ATX power mode; IEI one key recovery for rapid OS backup and recovery (over 4 GB storage capacity recommended); IP64-compliant front panel.
The NTI ST-C5USBVT series USB and VGA video extenders extend four USB1.1 devices plus VGA video up to 60 m. The extenders consist of a local unit that connects to a computer and a remote unit that connects to four USB devices and a VGA monitor. The local unit also provides a VGA video output to connect to a local monitor.
Moxa has announced a gigabit performance firewall/VPN secure router. The EDR-G903 series is designed to defend industrial networks by safeguarding sensitive control networks and industrial assets by forming a trusted intranet environment.
The Quatech ABDG-ET-IN5010 Airborne industrial wireless ethernet bridge is a product in a range of 802.11 radios and device servers, designed to address the demands of complex machine-to-machine (M2M) applications.
The NI USB-TC01 is a USB data acquisition device that measures and records temperature data from a thermocouple.
Decibel Engineering has released a portable transmitter for the Wood and Douglas dVMo wireless surveillance product family.
The ASAX Leopard Hunt II T-Series solid state disk drives are claimed to deliver good storage performance for enterprise, laptop and embedded systems.
Kontron has expanded its range of long-term available industrial silent servers with a Quad-Core 2U rack-mount platform in four variants.