BrainStem

BrainStem 2.3.0 Release

Post date: 6 days 9 hours ago
  Get it while its hot off the presses at acroname.com/software The 2.3 release is made up of two parts: Simple name changes in order to align the C++ and Python API's.  These changes can be found below.  Additionally, a few methods were added and a few were...

Functional Testing with MTM: LEDs

Post date: 3 months 6 days ago
In this week's video, we show an example of testing LEDs in a board-level functional test system. We used a simple circuit board we created for testing a new light pipe design as an example. The video shows just how easily MTM can be used as an engineering tool and manufacturing test system just by...

USBHub2x4 Example with National Instruments TestStand

Post date: 3 months 1 week ago
  We've recently been getting questions regarding the use of the Acroname USBHub2x4 from within National Instruments TestStand test management software. So we put together two example projects which wraps the BrainStem2 library and provides the critical interfaces you need to do basic things with...
MTM block diagram multiple host devices

How to work with multiple host devices.

Post date: 4 months 4 days ago
In Acroname's latest "How to:" video we demonstrated how to use our USBHub2x4 and MTM to work with multiple host machines.  In short, the best setup for you is determined by the type of handoff you would like between host machines and the flexibility you have to modify those host machines. ...

How many Acroname USBHub2x4's can you connect at once?

Post date: 5 months 3 weeks ago
In this week's video we answered the popular question of: "Can I connect more than one USBHub2x4/BrainStem device to my computer?".  Not only did we prove that the answer is yes, but we also wanted to see exactly how many devices we could connect.  In addition, we also discussed a few methods for...

Up and running with BrainStem using our Python API

Post date: 6 months 6 days ago
Check out our new YouTube video "Up and running with BrainStem using our Python API". This video details how to properly configure your system to communicate with our Brainstem modules.  It includes: installing Python, pip, and the BrainStem API (.whl).  Once everything is up and running a basic...

BrainStem 2.2.0 Released

Post date: 6 months 1 week ago
BrainStem 2.2.0 is now released!The 2.2 release incorporates a number of stability and usability improvements intoboth firmware and the software api. There are two compatibility issues that users need to be aware of when transitioning to version 2.2.       First legacy tools like aUpdater and...
Programmable USB Hub

Acroname Introduces First Fully Programmable USB Hub

Post date: 9 months 2 weeks ago
Acroname, developer and distributor of expandable hardware and software products for embedded robotic, automation, control systems and manufacturing testing, has unveiled the first fully programmable USB hub for automated regression testing, manufacturing test and measurement. The software-...
BrainStem

BrainStem Technology

Post date: 11 months 1 week ago
Acroname's BrainStem technology is a foundational tool for bridging the gap between hardware and software systems. BrainStem controllers gather and relay peripheral information to other systems, which may be a host computer, additional microcontrollers or an array of sensors and testing equipment....
Scratchpad

Scratchpad blog post

Post date: 8 years 11 months ago
OVERVIEW Scratchpad is where the BrainStem stores variable information that can be used for multiple reflexes.  Information stored here can be used for many applications because, when a value is changed, the changes carry throughout the rest of the reflexes. BrainStem application examples require...
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