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Press Release Archives - 2010

 

08.09.2010

GLYN Introduces Low Cost Complete TFT LCD Display Solution

GLYN introduces a complete TFT display solution making it easier for its OEM customers to develop products that require TFT displays. This solution includes a GLYN ARM9 CPU module, an optional graphics baseboard with various hardware interfaces, a family of TFT displays ranging from 3.5” to 7”, and a range of software development tools.  GLYN offers a low cost Starter Kit to facilitate product development.

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08.09.2010

Atollic Appoints GLYN As ANZ Distributor

Atollic, a software design centre focusing on embedded system development tools, has recently appointed GLYN as its distributor for Australia and New Zealand. Founded in 2003 with offices in the UK (London) and Sweden (Jönköping), Atollic provides a wide range of innovative, interoperable, cross-platform embedded system development tools for a range of microcontrollers.  Atollic embedded system development products include TrueSTUDIO™, TrueANALYZER™, and TrueINSPECTOR™.

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08.09.2010

Fastrax Continues to Minimize GPS Module Size and Maximize Sensitivity, Sets a New Benchmark with Miniature Fastrax IT520

Form Factor Cut in Half with No Compromise on Performance

Fastrax,available through GLYN High-Tech Distribution and a pioneering supplier of high performance GPS receivers, Software GPS solutions and tracking systems for location-aware devices, recently introduced the Fastrax IT520, the smallest GPS receiver in Fastrax’s IT500 series GPS modules. The Fastrax IT520 features a form factor of only 0.4 x 14.0 x 2.3 mm, allowing for easy utilization in a variety of applications, including asset tracking and navigation systems, and battery operated consumer products.

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08.09.2010

Powerful FTDI FPGA Platform Simplifies USB 2.0 Integration, Reduces LSI Development Time and Supports Sub-100ms Hardware Reconfiguration

Flexible Morph-IC-II platform from FTDI combines Altera Cyclone®-II FPGA with silicon and software for Hi-Speed 480Mbit/s USB

USB silicon and software specialist Future Devices Technology International Limited (FTDI), available through GLYN High-Tech Distribution, has launched a flexible and powerful development platform that speeds the creation of FPGA-based applications and simplifies the integration of Hi-Speed 480Mbit/s USB communication in advanced logic circuit designs.

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08.09.2010

Swissbit Appoints GLYN As ANZ Distributor

Swissbit AG recently appointed GLYN as its exclusive distributor for Australia and New Zealand.  Swissbit is the largest independent DRAM module and Flash storage manufacturer in Europe and is a global leader in  technology supplying high quality memory solutions to the industrial, embedded, telecommunications, military, automotive, and aerospace markets.  Swissbit was created from a management buy-out from Siemens Memory Products in 2001 and has over 18 years of combined knowledge and experience in the memory industry.

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08.09.2010

FTDI Launches USB 2.0 Module to Replace DB9 RS232 Connector on Legacy Boards

Future Technology Devices International Limited (FTDI), available through GLYN High-Tech Distribution, recently announced the availability of the DB9-USB-RS232 range of modules, designed to replace a DB9 based RS232 connector, on an existing board design, with a USB 2.0 connector interface. The modules feature a standard USB ‘mini-B’ type connector in a module that fits the PCB footprint of a standard 9-pin DB9 connector. The modules are designed to provide a fast and simple method of replacing a DB9 RS232 interface with USB 2.0 connectivity, without the need to change an existing PCB board design.

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20.04.2010

Telit Reaches Two Million GE864 GSM/GPRS Modules Sold

Telit Wireless Solutions, the internationally leading specialist in machine-to-machine (M2M) technology and available through GLYN High-Tech Distribution, recently announced the delivery of the two-millionth GE864 GSM/GPRS module. Its reliability and robustness predestine the GE864 module to be widely employed in the telematics and automotive industries. This success in terms of sales has been accompanied by Telit's outstanding financial performance, plus a growth rate of 30 per cent achieved in the second six months of 2009.

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20.04.2010

FTDI’s New Vinculum VNC2 Dual USB 2.0 Host/Slave SOC Now User Programmable and at Reduced Cost

Future Technology Devices International (FTDI), available through GLYN High-Tech Distribution, recently announced the launch of their Vinculum VNC2 user programmable dual USB 2.0 Host/Slave intelligent SOC controller.

Building on FTDIs competitive advantage of fully supporting designers and customers by delivering a complete solution, VNC2 enhances the initial member of the Vinculum family, the VNC1L, by reducing the device cost as well as introducing the capability for designers to develop their own application firmware and program the host controller themselves.  VNC2 provides users with the ability to customise and develop firmware to run directly on the VNC2 device, without the need for an external MCU or processor.

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20.04.2010

Bluegiga Releases WT41 Long Range Bluetooth Module

The world’s leading Bluetooth OEM module manufacturer, Bluegiga Technologies, releases a long range Bluetooth module that provides exceptional radio performance.

Bluegiga Technologies, available through GLYN High-Tech Distribution, releases the first truly long range Bluetooth module, WT41. It provides +20 dBm output power which is the maximum allowed in Americas, Europe and various Asian countries. WT41 Bluetooth module can achieve 1000 meters distance in optimal conditions and several hundreds of meters in urban or office environments. In addition to an RF power amplifier WT41 also implements a low noise amplifier significantly improving the module sensitivity down to -90 dBm. The sensitivity improvement extends the WT41’s range to Bluetooth class 2 devices such as mobile phones or PDAs. WT41 module is available with integrated chip antenna or U.FL antenna connector.

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20.04.2010

Yitran’s IT700 Powerline Communication IC & Module Target Smart Grid and Smart Home Applications

Yitran, available through GLYN High-Tech Distribution, releases the IT700, a highly integrated System-on-a-Chip (SoC) Powerline Communication (PLC) IC that incorporates Yitran’s extremely robust Physical Layer (PHY), high-performance Data Link Layer (DLL) and Network (Y-Net) protocol. IT700 also features a 8051 Micro with 256 KB Flash for protocol stack and application implementation as well as 24 general purpose I/Os.

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20.04.2010

GLYN Launches Antenna Store and Power Modules Websites

Due to the increasing demand for wireless products especially for M2M (machine-to-machine) communications and related applications, GLYN has created a dedicated M2M Antenna Store website (www.antennastore.com.au / www.antennastore.co.nz) to specifically address the antenna needs of this fast growing market segment. 

Aside from antennas, GLYN has also launched a specialist Power Modules website (www.powermodules.com.au / www.powermodules.co.nz) with an increasing number of companies now developing more energy efficient products.  This website also caters to equipment repairers and maintenance companies who need power modules with short delivery lead times to repair mission-critical equipment.

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