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January 2007

Executive Interview

RTC Interviews Jeffry Milrod, President and CEO, BittWare

RTC: By and large, the embedded computer business has been going gangbusters over the past two or three years with compound growth in the communications, commercial, medical, securityRead More...

Industry Insider

Industry Insider

New Joint Standard for Embedded Flash Memory The MultiMediaCard Association (MMCA) and the JEDEC Solid State Technology Association (JEDEC) today announced their joint adoption of eMMRead More...

Industry Insight

Supply Chain Management Challenges RFID Technology

Radio frequency identification (RFID) is a major enabling technology of real-time location systems (RTLS) that provide location tracking of assets in real time, usually in a closed-loopRead More...

RFID Tag Data Security Infrastructure Strengthens Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

Raising confidence about the authenticity of its prescription drugs is the end goal for the pharmaceutical industry, especially as the number of counterfeit, gray market and diverted prRead More...

SDR-Based Readers Keep Pace With Changing RFID Technology

The challenge of RFID readers no longer consists of merely reading tags. Instead, now that the technology has moved past the stage of pilot programs and is being deployed for supply-chaRead More...

Industry Watch

Serial Attached SCSI Explodes into the Embedded Arena

The need for reliable, scalable, high-performance digital storage is rapidly expanding in both the worlds of IT computing and embedded systems. In IT, the availability of Serial AttacheRead More...

Publisher's Letter

The (Truly) Ubiquitous PC Heads Growth in Embedded-Computer Market

Our research shows that the embedded computer industry has been growing at a staggering annual rate of better than 15%. Just a quick look around at everything from gas pumps to paving mRead More...

Software & Development Tools

Software for Multicore Processors

Of late, innovation in processor architecture has been focused on creating multicore processors. Multicore processors introduce two or more processing cores in a single chip, thereby alRead More...

Solutions Engineering

Trends in High-Speed Backplane Design

Backplane design is typically driven by performance, cost and functionality influences. Often, the resulting design calls for balancing one or more of these drivers to meet overall objeRead More...

Tech Feature

Designing High-Speed Backplanes with PCI Express

Already pervasive in desktop and laptop systems, PCI Express (PCIe) is now poised to move into traditional industrial bus boards. It is poised to replace legacy PCI as the bus structureRead More...

Technology in Context

CompactPCI Thrives in Military and Aerospace Applications

When designing new systems, designers must start by determining what architecture best supports the overall goals of the system. In the past, VME-based architectures were the favored chRead More...

CompactPCI – A Growing Alternative to COTS VMEbus Systems

The PCI Industrial Computer Manufacturers Group (PICMG) introduced CompactPCI or PICMG 2.x in 1995. At the time, it represented a sea change for the embedded computing industry. The forRead More...

CompactPCI / PICMG Standards on the Move: A Look at CPCI Express

In recent years, a flurry of activity has resulted in a multitude of new standards. Under the auspices of PICMG, new standards are being implemented that include AdvancedTCA and AMC, thRead More...