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Our latest software update release is focused on several improvements to FrontPanel over IP. In addition to updates to the server and API themselves, we’ve introduced a new Javascript library (using TypeScript). The EVB100X Reference Design software has also been updated with a new look & feel and a Javascript version to support FPoIP. Check […]

We’ve rolled a number of updates into this release. Here are some of the highlights. The Python 3 API wrapper is now compatible with all Python 3.x versions beyond 3.4. FPoIP servers may now communicate with clients based on earlier protocol versions as long as there are no incompatible differences. FrontPanel for Android distribution libraries […]

No matter how glamorous it may seem, the development and introduction of a new standard to an existing marketplace is not a savory project (see xkcd 927). It’s a period of research, iteration, skepticism, hope, and self-doubt. In the end, the goal is to satisfy some need for some people while accepting the fact that […]

Press Release Portland, Oregon – November 21, 2019 Opal Kelly, a leading producer of powerful FPGA modules that provide essential device-to-computer interconnect using USB 2.0 and 3.0, announced the XEM8350 USB 3.0 FPGA Module, combining two SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface and a Xilinx Kintex UltraScale FPGA in a compact module form factor. The XEM8350 dual-connector […]

The latest version of the SYZYGY specification has a few minor updates as well as the addition of a new port type. Here’s everything to know about the new release: Introducing TXR-4 We have been working with one of the SYZYGY adopters to add a new four-lane transceiver specification. This new peripheral and port combination […]

Press Release Portland, Oregon – July 23, 2019 – Opal Kelly, a leading producer of powerful FPGA modules that provide essential device-to-computer interconnect using USB 2.0 and 3.0, announced the XEM7310MT USB 3.0 FPGA Module, combining a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface and a Xilinx Artix-7 FPGA in compact module form factor. The XEM7310MT USB interface […]

Opal Kelly has always maintained an intense focus on creating customer value through the design of innovative, high-quality FPGA Integration modules. Our design strategies, test methodology, quality assurance guidelines, and supplier relationships have always represented this focus. Today, we’re happy to announce that these behind-the-scenes pursuits have become more visible through our recently-achieved ISO 9001:2015 […]

FrontPanel 5.1.0 is now available on the Pins Downloads page. Remember that you need to be logged into Pins to see and access the FrontPanel SDK downloads. FrontPanel Profiles are a great way to jump start a project with the FrontPanel SDK. With simple XML syntax, you can create basic graphical user interfaces quickly to […]

When it comes to creating and evaluating embedded solutions, most if not all engineers will be familiar with an evaluation board. However, they may not be familiar with the applications and advantages of production-ready integration modules. In this blog we are going to look at Opal Kelly’s production-ready integration modules, discuss their applications in the […]

Data acquisition and signal processing are ubiquitous across a range of applications, from consumer and industrial to automotive, aerospace, and beyond. A common trend across these wide-ranging applications is the ability for the signal processing system to support an increasing number of different sensor modalities with higher sampling rates and faster response times. This trend […]

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