Disruptive technology on display in San Jose

A feature of the 2007 Embedded Systems Conference in San Jose, CA was the Disruption Zone, featuring companies with technologies that have to potential to make waves in the world of embedded systems.

04/30/2007


San Jose, CA —A feature of the 2007 Embedded Systems Conference

TimeSys said that its LinuxLink Web-based Linux development service exploits three discontinuities: it is open source , it exploits the Web as a primary debugging channel, and it aids in automation and innovation that can cut six to eight weeks off development time. Check for a podcast of an interview with TimeSys board chairman Raffa and the company’s new CEO Atul Bansal available for downloading on the Control Engineering podcast page .

Encirq presented it DeviceSQL software development framework for processing, integrating and managing device data from multiple sources in multiple formats. It claims substantial reduction in memory use, software defects, lines of code, and engineering days.

Sidense Corp . presented Logic NVM embedded non-volatile memory, which allows multiple memory functions on one chip. It claims to be one of the smallest and fastest in the industry and is portable across different technology nodes and foundries.

A solution for skyrocketing development costs for ASICs, shrinking market windows, longer design cycles and demand for more sophisticated devices at lower prices, says eASIC , is the company’s Nextreme structured ASIC technology, which claims one-week design turns, four weeks manufacturing, no mask charges and no minimum quantities required.

Quickfilter Technologies’ digital filtering technology is claimed to make it possible to replace up to 40 components in a digital filter with one device that can be programmed without writing any code.

Innovative Silicon

MicroSys has released the specification for StackableUSB, which allows stacking up to eight I/O boards onto an SBC without a hub using the USB 2.0 interface. MicroSys is working to get more manufacturers to adopt the specification.

Control Engineering Daily News Desk
Edited by Peter Cleaveland charlie.masi@reedbusiness.com , contributing editor, peterc@voicenet.com

Download Peter Cleaveland’s interview with Joseph Raffa and Atul Bansal at Control Engineering ’s podcast page .





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