Austin, TX—To simplify comparisons of circuit simulation data and real-world measurements, design engineers can download free Spice integration virtual instruments (VIs) to integrate National Instruments’ LabView graphical development software with Spice and PSpice electronic design automation (EDA) tools.
ABB offers OptimizeIT Asset Optimizer software for real-time asset information in the proper context to operations, maintenance and management personnel. The Asset Monitoring module acquires, analyzes, and reports asset status and current conditions in real time, based on predetermined key performance indicators.
DeltaV PredictPro model predictive control software increases controller size and functionality beyond that of its predecessor, letting control engineers improve performance of large, interactive applications without the need for control experts.
Lake Forest, CA—SimSci-Esscor recently released Dynsim, which it reports is a cost-effective improvement over legacy dynamic simulators for process industry plants.
Brea, CA - SimSci-Esscor, an operating unit of Invensys Production Management, announced Nov. 25th the introduction of Pipephase version 8.0 fluid flow simulator software.
Tempe, AZ—Motorola Computer Group, part of Motorola Inc. (Schaumburg, IL), launched Oct. 1 its new VMEbus, single-board computer MVME5500, which is designed to provide processing speeds of 1 GHz and greater for data intensive applications in medical imaging, defense and aerospace and industrial automation.
Columbia, MD - GSE Systems Inc. and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory announced Aug. 14 an agreement to build a $9-million, full-scope simulator for Unit 3 of the Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Station in eastern Ukraine.
Hannover, Germany - At the Annual Members' Meeting of the independent SafetyBUS p Club International e.V. held here, Dr Richard Piggin was elected Chairman for the next three years. This is the first time that a Chairman has been elected from outside Germany, the birthplace of SafetyBUS. Club members say this reflects the way in which SafetyBUS p is being adopted for safety-critical applications around the world.
Sunnyvale, Calif. - MontaVista Software Inc. announced May 6 that MontaVista Linux Professional Edition 2.1 is available immediately. The product is the next generation of the company's classic cross-development platform and set of tool kits. Providing a standard development platform for designs, it enables developers to create a broad range of embedded applications.
An incorrect web address was listed for Applied e-Simulators (West Richland, Wa.) in "Progressive Innovations, 15th Annual Editors' Choice Awards," CE, Mar.'02, p. 38. The correct web address is www.ae-sim.com . An incorrect location was stated for Weksler/Dresser Instrument in "Light-powered digital thermometer," Products section, CE, Feb.