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Golden Mousetrap Awards: The Winners!
2/13/2013

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Logic PD
Logic PD Torpedo + Wireless System on Module
The Logic PD Torpedo + Wireless (T+W) System on Module is embedded technology that encapsulates the most complex design components on a dime-sized board and offers wireless capabilities, high performance, and the lowest power consumption available. 
OEMs employ the T+W SOM to design end products easier and deliver them to market faster. This SOM offers designers a tiny, off-the-shelf wireless interface that enables remote connectivity and eliminates the local user interface. It allows developers to dramatically condense hardware space requirements and increase system performance.
Ten times smaller than the competition, the T+W SOM can provide instant on functionality by loading mission-critical drivers and peripherals in the Linux BSP. This supporting software is highly attractive to companies that develop life-critical battlefield and medical devices as it makes new technical developments possible. Customized to meet specific product requirements, this advancement enables Logic PD SOM customers to develop battery-powered devices that power on significantly faster than competing end user products, and give end users the ability to use their devices faster and for longer periods of time.

The T+W SOM is FCC certified, which saves customers significant time and money by reducing design risk and shortening the final EMC testing phase. Logic PD developed the T+W SOM based on Texas Instruments' DaVinci DM3730 video processor and WiLink 7.0 combo connectivity solution. The SOM provides PC-like speeds up to 1 GHz, long battery life, and a WL1283 wireless chipset that includes 802.11a/b/g/n, Bluetooth with a roadmap to support GPS.  Based on these technologies Logic PD developed the hardware, software, and technology integration for its embedded solution.

Electronics & Test:

Embedded Computing/Processing

Logic PD

Logic PD Torpedo + Wireless System on Module

The Logic PD Torpedo + Wireless (T+W) System on Module is embedded technology that encapsulates the most complex design components on a dime-sized board and offers wireless capabilities, high performance, and the lowest power consumption available. OEMs employ the T+W SOM to design end products easier and deliver them to market faster. This SOM offers designers a tiny, off-the-shelf wireless interface that enables remote connectivity and eliminates the local user interface. It allows developers to dramatically condense hardware space requirements and increase system performance. Ten times smaller than the competition, the T+W SOM can provide instant on functionality by loading mission-critical drivers and peripherals in the Linux BSP. This supporting software is highly attractive to companies that develop life-critical battlefield and medical devices as it makes new technical developments possible. Customized to meet specific product requirements, this advancement enables Logic PD SOM customers to develop battery-powered devices that power on significantly faster than competing end user products, and give end users the ability to use their devices faster and for longer periods of time.

The T+W SOM is FCC certified, which saves customers significant time and money by reducing design risk and shortening the final EMC testing phase. Logic PD developed the T+W SOM based on Texas Instruments’ DaVinci DM3730 video processor and WiLink 7.0 combo connectivity solution. The SOM provides PC-like speeds up to 1 GHz, long battery life, and a WL1283 wireless chipset that includes 802.11a/b/g/n, Bluetooth with a roadmap to support GPS. Based on these technologies Logic PD developed the hardware, software, and technology integration for its embedded solution.

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Elizabeth M
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Well done!
Elizabeth M   2/13/2013 7:27:41 AM
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Congratulations to all the well-deserving winners. It's fascinating to see the cool design work being accomplished now that will take us into the future.

apresher
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Golden Mousetrap Awards
apresher   2/13/2013 8:38:03 AM
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Congratulations to the Golden Mousetrap winners, and especially the group in Automation and Control. It's important to recognize design innovation and excellence, and the contributions that design engineers are making.

richnass
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richnass   2/13/2013 9:10:53 AM
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It was definitley a great night of celebration for all the winners and finalists. And the recipient of the Rising Engineering Star award, Punya Prakash, was so gracious and captivating in her acceptance speech. Congrats to all!

Charles Murray
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Charles Murray   2/13/2013 10:14:16 AM
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Kudos to all the winners and to a strong group of very worthy finalists, as well. And, yes, Punya's acceptance speech was the highlight of the evening.  

Ann R. Thryft
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Ann R. Thryft   2/13/2013 11:15:24 AM
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Congrats to the winners in every category, and thanks to Rich, Al Schmidt, Jenn, Lauren, and everyone else who made it all go smoothly. Punya Prakash completely deserved the RES award. I admit I voted for her, but to meet her in person and see her gracious and inspiring acceptance speech was an amazing experience. I think we've started something big and I'm glad to have been there.

Nancy Golden
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Awesome Venue for Technology Accomplishments
Nancy Golden   2/13/2013 11:37:43 AM
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What a great way to bring these technological accomplishments to the forefront - I really appreciate a venue that allows hardworking designers creating innovative products to showcase their efforts and there is some fantastic work here. I was thinking it would be really neat to do this at another level with high school kids. We already have science fairs and robotic competitions but wouldn't it be cool for sponsoring companies to help budding engineers actually bring their inventions to the marketplace?

notarboca
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Interesting Stuff
notarboca   2/16/2013 10:31:44 AM
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Wow, a great variety of science and engineering concepts at their best, then turned into reality.  I can't wait to see the outcome of next year's awards!

sensor pro
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Re: Awesome Venue for Technology Accomplishments
sensor pro   2/17/2013 8:38:46 PM
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Very nice limeup. I also agree wih you that more firms should participate or help in bringing these projects to the marketplace.

Mydesign
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Hearltly Congrats
Mydesign   2/18/2013 3:18:50 AM
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Congrats for all the winners. Lauren, I hope we can see the details of all winning projects through various blogs.

Karen Dieringer
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Congrats To The Winners
Karen Dieringer   2/18/2013 2:32:35 PM
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Congratulations to all the winners of the Golden Mousetrap Awards!  Awesome lineup...thanks to Design News for selecting Mcloone as a finalist!

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