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RTC SUPPLEMENTS


July 2005

Executive Interview

RTC Interviews Clarence Peckham, CEO, SBS Technologies

RTC: SBS was the pioneer in aggregating a number of smaller companies into a larger entity through acquisition. The recent spate of acquisitions seems to put companies such as SBS in a Read More...

Industry Insider

Industry Insider

In Strange Dispute Over BGA Devices, the Targets are the Customers Integrating BGAs In a move that could potentially rock the electronics industry, Scanner Technologies is demanding paRead More...

Industry Watch

Hardware Processing Considerations for VoIP Designs

Voice-over-Internet-Protocol (VoIP) technology is not new. However, the adoption of VoIP technology by consumers is now accelerating for several reasons. In recent years, broadband acceRead More...

Publisher's Letter

ATCA: Elusive Success Story

Though SuperComm closed almost two months before this will appear, and perhaps much of what there is to say about it has already been said, nevertheless there remain several issues thatRead More...

Software & Development Tools

Integrated SoCs for HMI in Industrial Control

As volume manufacturing becomes more automated, it is much more likely that an operator will work with a piece of automation equipment via an interface rather than work directly on the Read More...

For GUI Design, the More Integrated the Tools the Better

The challenge today for avionics and automotive embedded display solutions providers can be summarized in three simple terms: schedule, cost and performance. However, problems in softwaRead More...

Use an Object-Oriented Software Architecture for Graphical Control Design

Implementing a high-level graphical user interface system involves a number of challenges. These challenges are sometimes underestimated by the “do it yourself” crowd, whichRead More...

Solutions Engineering

FPGAs Revolutionize High-End Design Strategies

In the 1990s, ASICs, or application-specific ICs, and DSPs were deployed to handle nearly all of the signal processing functions associated with radio communications. Even though prograRead More...

The Need for Mezzanines and Optimized Bridging When Utilizing FPGA's for Digital Signal Processing

Utilizing FPGAs for digital signal processing is gaining larger market acceptance and popularity at a rate few would have dared to predict just two or three short years ago. This can prRead More...

Technology in Context

Space-Constrained COTS Applications Drive Demand for 3U CompactPCI

In recent years, the COTS market has seen increased acceptance of small form-factor embedded boards in harsh environment applications. While 6U VME, and the upcoming variant VITA 46, wiRead More...

Meeting the Demands of Robotic Space Applications with CompactPCI

As space agencies around the world undertake more aggressive exploration missions, each space application requires increasing sophistication, intelligence and autonomy. Autonomous appliRead More...

3U CompactPCI in Military Environments

Since electronic subsystems for embedded military and avionics applications must meet specific performance requirements, they have typically been custom designed. However, today’sRead More...