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Layout Tips & Tricks - from developers for developers

In this section, you will find assistance and suggestions on how to design your printed circuit board to meet production requirements and avoid later increased handling and production costs during assembly production.

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Ginzinger's embedded Linux operating system platform for customized, sophisticated electronic devices simplifies development, maintenance and support of embedded systems. To the details of the Ginzinger distribution & all releases

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Healthy Embedded - Embedded systems for medical technology

Medical technology is one of the key technologies of the 21st century. Nowadays, it is impossible to imagine medicine without electronics and embedded systems.

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Embedded system or programmable logic controller (PLC)?

Both embedded systems and programmable logic controllers (PLCs) are essential components in automation technology. But which system is best suited for my (new) product?

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Healthy Embedded - Embedded systems for medical technology

Medical technology is one of the key technologies of the 21st century. Nowadays, it is impossible to imagine medicine without electronics and embedded systems.

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That was the embedded world 2024

Embedded World from April 9 to 11, 2024 is history - It was three well-attended, exciting days full of interesting discussions.

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At the HTL market

Together with around 90 companies from the region, Ginzinger electronic systems presented exciting customer projects, job vacancies and career opportunities for one afternoon on March 12 in the auditorium of the HTL Braunau.

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Microcontroller vs. embedded Linux application processor

The choice between a microcontroller and an embedded Linux application processor can have far-reaching consequences for the performance, costs and success of a product. The following article serves as a decision-making aid for developers and decision-mak

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Weisswurst & technology

On March 4, 2024, Ginzinger once again hosted the internal technology demo "Weißwurst und Technik". The aim of the event: to arouse broad interest in current technologies within the company.

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Don't be afraid of open source software licenses!

The potential use of open source software in development projects often raises questions about license law and software disclosure. We explain why you don't need to be afraid of them.

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Underestimated printed circuit board

The core component of every embedded system is the printed circuit board. A supposedly boring circuit board has many tasks. Read here to find out what they are.

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Microcontroller or microprocessor?

For new developments, you are spoiled for choice between the two components. We show the respective advantages and disadvantages

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How to program embedded systems?

Embedded systems perform their service reliably in the shadows. They are as diverse as their applications in a wide variety of industries. Learn how to program them here.

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Focus on employee health

In 2024, Ginzinger electronic has dedicated itself entirely to the topic of health.

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Donation for Lebenshilfe

In 2022, Ginzinger electronic systems will again forego customer Christmas gifts and instead make a donation to Lebenshilfe Braunau am Inn.

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Dementia memory - data management for eMMCs

Modern embedded systems use eMMCs as storage media due to their good price-performance ratio. EMMCs are NAND flash-based memories. NAND flash wears out over time. Caution is required here with regard to the service life of products.

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Increasing the security of supply

In order to further increase the security of supply for customers, Ginzinger has decided to protect a large proportion of the material stored in the storage lifts in addition to the existing fire protection measures.

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Our ESD coordinator at Ginzinger electronic systems

Reinhard Schmeitzl is our "Mr. ESD" at Ginzinger and is responsible for standard-compliant ESD protection and its implementation in the company. We spoke to Reini about his important role.

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Technology & Weisswurst - Oktoberfest Edition

On October 9, 2023, the internal technology demo "Technology and Weisswurst" took place at Ginzinger for the fourth time. The aim of the event: to arouse broad interest in current technologies within the company.

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The path to a robust hardware and software platform

When developing complex embedded systems, the question arises at the beginning of the project: How do we start?

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Ways to happy embedded marriage

Hardware and software are usually developed separately. The effort required for this can be easily estimated individually, but the merging of the two areas, all the way to the finished system, is still taken lightly.

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How to use open source software licenses

Developers are usually big fans of open source. However, decision-makers are often still skeptical, as the use of open source entails the risk of becoming vulnerable under licensing law or even having to disclose all of their own software components.

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What is behind the term RISC-V?

In connection with embedded systems, the term RISC-V comes up again and again. But what is behind it?

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Environmentally conscious development

Sustainable development can reduce the total cost of a product over its entire life cycle.

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Company expansion 2022 at Ginzinger electronic systems

The project is co-financed by funds from the European Regional Development Fund. Thanks to funding from the EU's ERDF fund, investments are also being made in the IT infrastructure & software for an optimized manufacturing process (Industry 4.0).

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OSADL-Netzwerktag 2023 in Heidelberg

Ginzinger electronic systems was there

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Mission Control in viticulture

To measure the microclimate directly in the vineyard, voestalpine Krems has launched an innovative real-time microclimate information system. The assembly production & the assembling is done by Ginzinger electronic systems.

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Eric Miscoll visiting

The well-known American publisher was a guest at Ginzinger electronic systems and personally got an idea of our positioning as a full-range supplier.

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That was the Ginzinger Repair Café

On June 16, 2023, gluing, screwing and repairing was done in the community hall Weng/Innkreis. Volunteers from Ginzinger electronic systems breathed new life into old equipment while enjoying free coffee and cake.

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Our accounting department

A very important area of our company is firmly in competent ladies' hands: The accounting department. Adelheid Katzlberger and Margit Werni talk about their work at Ginzinger.

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Bauteilabverkauf bei Ginzinger electronic systems

Your electronic treasure is waiting! Use the opportunity and access them to stock electronic components for which Ginzinger electronic systems no longer has a use.

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Compatible electrons

In order to ensure the long-term function of embedded systems, developers must deal with their electromagnetic compatibility - EMC for short.

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Excellent credit rating

Ginzinger electronic systems may now adorn itself with the creditworthiness label of KSV1870. The seal of the credit protection association of 1870 distinguishes trustworthy and financially stable business partners.

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Technology development at Ginzinger

Knowing today what will be important tomorrow: That is the task of technology development at Ginzinger electronic systems. The team from development and customer consulting is constantly on the lookout for future trends and technologies.

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More intelligence into the device

AI and ML do not stop at embedded systems. Ginzinger electronic systems now offers the robust platform for different industry segments to use the added value of artificial intelligence directly in the devices.

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Our electronics development in Linz

Since 2012 Ginzinger electronic systems has an office in Linz/Upper Austria to provide modern workplaces for employees in hardware and software development close to leading educational institutions.

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This was the embedded world nuernberg 2023

Our customer advisors give a brief summary of our visit to the trade fair in Nuremberg.

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Cost-efficient test adapter for small batches

A low-cost needle adapter designed in-house now makes it possible to test customer assemblies faster and more cost-effectively.

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Keeping a cool head with embedded systems

Due to advances in chip technology, orders of magnitude higher computing power with lower power dissipation is possible today. However, the embedded systems developer must always consider the thermodynamics in the device.

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new iMX 8M Plus DevKit available

With Ginzinger DevKits you take the right steps!

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Ultrasonic welding at Ginzinger

With the new ultrasonic welding system, customer-specific plastic housings for electronic assemblies can be tightly welded in a short time.

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Sustainability at Ginzinger 2023

2023, Ginzinger electronic systems has committed itself to the topic of sustainability in the company. One important step is the avoidance of plastic waste.

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Technology and white sausage

On November 29, 2022, the second internal technology demo took place at Ginzinger. The aim of this event is to arouse broad interest in technology within the company and to promote a lively exchange between departments.

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Artificial incapacitation

On the potentials and dangers of artificial intelligence and assistance systems for all situations in life.

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Ginzinger eco performance electronics wins Design Award

A PCB design for an ECO electronics for pollutant filtering from biomass plants wins the PCB Design Award 2022 of the FED e.V. in the category "Simply Ingenious".

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Do good and talk about it - Marketing at Ginzinger

We take a look behind the scenes and show you how we provide you with interesting information at Ginzinger.

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Donation for Lebenshilfe

In 2022, Ginzinger electronic systems will again forego customer Christmas gifts and instead make a donation to Lebenshilfe Braunau am Inn.

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Anton Zeilinger receives Nobel Prize in Physics

Swedish Academy of Sciences honors Ried scientists

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New web studio at Ginzinger

From now on, Ginzinger electronic systems has a web studio at its Altheim location. This has created new opportunities to offer current topics and content professionally in the form of modern webinars, videos and demos.

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Opening of Ginzinger's new building

Due to the very pleasing order situation, an additional production hall was built at Ginzinger electronic systems in Weng im Innkreis in the first half of 2022. The ceremonial inauguration took place on Friday, July 22, 2022.

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Ginzinger supports World Robot Olympiad Austria (WRO)

Ginzinger electronic systems supports the World Robot Olympiad (WRO) Austria since several years. The goal is to motivate children and young people for technology, programming and robotics already at a young age.

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Quality support for motorsports

KREISEL Electric offers hi-tech products for the series production of battery-electric mobile and stationary applications. In a project in which battery packs are installed in hybrid cars for off-road motor sports, the cooperation came about.

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The new EMS Design Guide is here!

Hardware design is the cornerstone for optimized and cost-efficient series production of electronic assemblies.

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Help for refugee family from Ukraine

Ginzinger electronic systems and its employees financially support a Ukrainian refugee family who found a temporary home in Geinberg with a helpful employee. Together, around 2,000 euros were donated.

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Master thesis at Ginzinger

For his master's thesis, Alexander Binder is at Ginzinger from February to May 2022 and is working on an exciting project in development. We talked to him about it.

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Warehouse & Logistics at Ginzinger

We talk to DI Cecilia Bergström, Head of Warehouse/Logistics about the current challenges in the company.

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The battle for available components

Geopolitical tensions, renewed lockdowns in China, supply bottlenecks and skyrocketing raw material prices are leading to an extremely tense situation in the electronics components market.

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A PCB design for an ECO electronics for pollutant filtering from biomass plants was nominated in the category "Simply Ingenious" for the PCB Design Award 2022 of the FED at the end of September in Potsdam (D).

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Support in the fulfillment of a lifelong dream

Ginzinger electronic systems supports retiree with project and helps to find new courage to face life.

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Data Sheet Smart Meter Adapter

The smart meter adapter serves as a bridge between the user's private home network and the network provider's smart meter.

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Thanks to a very positive order situation, the space requirement at Ginzinger electronic systems is increasing. At the headquarters in Weng, the production and the warehouse are therefore currently being expanded by 1000 m2.

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Customer information ukraine crisis

Unfortunately, we are living in very unsettled times. In addition to the already tense situation on the electronics market, we are confronted with further uncertainties due to the Ukraine crisis.

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Human Machine Interfaces - the first impression counts

They are the directly visible part of a machine with which humans interact and with which they can intervene if necessary: HMIs (Human Machine Interface). Smartphones are setting design trends today - so too in industry & automation.

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Developers in a dilemma

Embedded developers live in a crazy world. On the one hand, they always want to use the latest features, on the other hand, devices should have as long a lifespan as possible.

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Source code on the rocks

What do Linux, Bitcoin, Python and MS-DOS have to do with the eternal ice? These and many other programs are to be preserved for posterity. Their source code is therefore preserved in the perpetual ice on Spitsbergen near the North Pole.

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Donate instead of give

Ginzinger electronic systems has decided to make a donation to Lebenshilfe Braunau am Inn again this year instead of customer Christmas gifts. Read all about it here.

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Success guarantor employee

In conversation with Ing. Stefan Kinzlbauer, hardware developer and person behind our popular EMS Design Guide.

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What is FUSA?

A new acronym is making its rounds. Fusa, or you sometimes read about Fusa-Ready products. You can read what's behind it here.

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New EMC test station at Ginzinger

In 2021, the development department at Ginzinger electronic systems acquired new and extensive equipment for measuring the electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) of assemblies and electronic devices. What the customer gets out of it you can read here.

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On white soles

How do you protect highly complex electronics with the help of ESD safety shoes? Read more in the article.

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Future market energy technology

Embedded systems in the power engineering market have to be real "jack-of-all-trades": powerful, reliable and at the same time easy and intuitive to operate. But how do you meet the manifold challenges in development?

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Healthy Embedded - Embedded systems for medical technology

Medical technology is one of the key technologies of the 21st century. Nowadays, it is impossible to imagine medicine without electronics and embedded systems.

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Moving Electronics - Embedded Systems for the Transportation Industry

Everything is on the move. Digitization is moving more goods and people around the world than ever before.

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Yocto vs. Buildroot - How to build your own Linux?

System builder tools exist in a wide variety of variants and forms. Two have particularly stood out in recent years: Buildroot and Yocto.

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Why FPGAs? - The own programmable chip

Today, the properties of FPGAs enable developers of embedded systems and devices to create completely new implementation paths and performance classes for their devices. You can read about these here.

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New 30-second Covid-19 rapid test co-developed by Ginzinger

iCQT is the name of the device that provides a result in less than 30 seconds and detects infected individuals with about 88 percent probability.

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Spectre and meltdown

With Meltdown and Spectre, researchers presented threat scenarios at the beginning of 2018 that exploit an old vulnerability in many processors. The threats affect server PCs as well as many embedded systems.

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New addition to the machine park - selective soldering machine

In order to also solder THT components quickly, fully automatically and with the highest precision, Ginzinger is investing in a new selective soldering system.

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Reach your goal quickly and cost-effectively - with the i.MX6UL platform

Ginzinger electronic systems offers with the i.MX6UL a new embedded Linux platform.