The newest version of Lantronix's WiPort module now has 802.11b/g wireless capabilities, the first embedded RoHS-compliant device server to offer these capabilities in a serial-to-wireless or Ethernet-to-wireless setup. It has a real-time operating system, a ready-to-use serial-to-wireless application, and a full-featured network protocol stack. It also allows remote device communication through a built-in web server and configuration through a standard web browser through the WiPort's web manager. It has an 802.11b/g radio chipset, and a dedicated communications processor, and it is backwards-compatible with 802.11b access points. The WiPort includes WPA encryption and can support 256-bit advanced encryption standard, and has hardware interfaces for SPI, CAN and I2C.
Sciaky, provider of electron-beam additive manufacturing (EBAM) services, will start selling these machines commercially in September. The company has used its EBAM 3D printing technology for making very large, high-value, metal prototypes and production parts for aerospace and defense OEMs.
At this year’s Google I/O, the spotlight was pointed on gender inequality in the high-tech industry. Google has established a new initiative that it hopes will even out the playing field, Made w/Code. Part of this initiative will fund free online courses in basic coding.
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