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ARM+FPGA: module hosts Altera Cyclone SoC, offers high I/O count

Enclustra’s (Zurich, Switzerland) Mercury+ SA2 is an Altera Cyclone V SoC-based module with over 250 I/Os; the Altera chip gives it a high-performance processor system and many standard interfaces: it is equipped to handle even the most demanding of applications.


4G LTE ‘maker’ M2M modem project hosts u-blox module

u-blox’ TOBY-L2 LTE module has been embedded in what is claimed as the first 4G LTE Maker Modem by M2M Circuits - now running a campaign on Kickstarter. The 4G modem is designed for the “MakerSpace” enabling direct cellular connection to single-board computers and microcontrollers for M2M applications.

Power Management

eGaN power transistor enables higher precision in pulsed laser drives

Efficient Power Conversion (EPC) has introduced a power transistor in its eGaN range, that it says will assist in delivering superior resolution in augmented reality and autonomous vehicle applications, by improving pulsed laser drives in systems such as LiDAR