SPECIAL Newsletter Edition
Embedded Technologies/Sensors Expo
Macnica Americas is having a busy month, with our second major event this month taking place in San Jose, CA this week: the concurrently held Sensors Expo and Embedded Technologies. This is a special newsletter edition, full of show information and a new partner you'll be able to see at our booth. Hope to see you in San Jose - there's even a free or discounted pass from Macnica if you are interested in attending!
Macnica will be at Embedded Technologies/ Sensors Expo in San Jose
Macnica Americas will be exhibiting at Embedded Technologies Expo June 26-27, at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, CA, along with several of our suppliers. Come visit us at Booth #1805. This inaugural event will be co-located with the Sensors Expo and Conference, and the Expo Floor will be shared between the two events. We are also offering discounted or free show passes (scroll down for details).

Supplier products we will showing in our booth include:
  • Intrinsyc's Qualcomm Flight Pro Development Kit
  • Lynred USA (formerly Sofradir EC) Infrared Sensor Technology - * NEWS * scroll down for an announcement about this new partner.

Macnica suppliers will also be showing at their own booths, including:

To schedule a meeting with Macnica or its partners, contact us here. Want a free Exhibit Hall Pass or discounted Conference Pass? Click on the link below for discounts from Macnica.

New Supplier: Lynred USA Infrared Sensors
Macnica is thrilled to announce today that it has been appointed exclusive distributor of Lynred USA’s infrared detection products throughout the United States.  

Lynred USA, formerly known as Sofradir EC, has been in the business of design, development and manufacture of infrared and low light imaging systems since 1969.  

One of Lynred USA’s largest product lines is the ATOM camera core series, available in both QVGA and VGA formats. Other key products include the Atto and Pico thermal sensors - also available up to VGA resolution, the SNAKE line of shortwave infrared sensors, and the new ThermEye 80x80 compact thermal sensors ideal for smart building applications.  

For more information on this and other Lynred products, contact us here .
Critical Link Speaking at Embedded Technologies
Macnica partner Critical Link will be presenting two talks at the upcoming Embedded Technologies Conference in San Jose, CA, on June 27. (Scroll back up for a discounted conference pass from Macnica.)

Omar Rahim
Thursday, June 27 | 10:00-10:50 AM  
Room 230A
This session is an introduction to embedded Linux and a technical discussion on using embedded Linux with FPGA co-processing for embedded vision applications. This session includes an overview of methods for achieving real-time performance and options for software acceleration.  
  • Attendees will learn which applications are best (and worst) suited for Linux.
  • Attendees will learn about how to leverage an FPGA to achieve Real-Time performance.
  • Attendees will learn how to leverage open source software libraries that can accelerate development.
Dave Rice
Thursday, June 27 | 11:25-11:50 AM
Room 230A
This session is a technical discussion of how developers are leveraging embedded systems to enable advancements in imaging applications. Attendees learn the ability to offload image processing from host PC by leveraging off-the-shelf tools and libraries and discuss techniques to further advance and accelerate applications using FPGA co-processing tools like Open Computing Language and High Level Synthesis.  
  • Attendees will learn how to reduce SWaP and development schedule by offloading image processing from host PC.
  • Attendees will learn about user-friendly techniques for FPGA programming and development.
  • Attendees will learn about embedded real-time processing capability.
About Macnica Americas

Macnica Americas, Inc . is the North America division of Macnica Fuji Electronics Holdings, Inc., a $5B global leader in technology product distribution, technical support, and design services. To sign up for our monthly newsletter, please click here . For other inquiries, contact us here .