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April 2007

Executive Interview

RTC Interviews Tom Quinly, CEO, Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing

RTC: There seems to be a trend in the embedded computer industry to attempt to supply more and more complete systems to OEMs, thus climbing up the food chain in hopes of increasing reveRead More...

Industry Insider

Industry Insider

Study Shows IMS Deployment Two Years Behind Venture Development Corporation has compared its first edition of the IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS): Global Market Analysis to the just-Read More...

Industry Insight

Thermal Interoperability Challenges ATCA Systems

What could accelerate market adoption of a standards-based platform such as ATCA? One answer lies in delivering the truly interoperable components that were the intent and promise of thRead More...

Designing ATCA Cards for Optimal Thermal Performance in Managed Chassis

Designers who are new to AdvancedTCA often feel relativelyunconstrained by this platform and its form-factor. Compared to cards based on other standards, such as VME or CompactPCI, AdvaRead More...

Automated Thermal Characterization of ATCA Shelf, Blades Delivers Thermal Interoperability

The interoperability of ATCA modules depends on their thermal compatibility. The Communications Platforms Trade Association (CP-TA) has developed methods for measuring Advanced TCA (ATCRead More...

Software & Development Tools

Trade-offs in the Design of Hard Real-Time Java Technologies

During the past decade since commercial release of the Java development platform, the use of Java for back-office software systems has grown significantly. Within the last several yearsRead More...

Solutions Engineering

RapidIO and Ethernet for Backplane Applications: A Practical Technical Comparison

Ethernet is currently the incumbent backplane technology across a wide range of storage, wireless, wireline, military, industrial and other embedded applications. It has been the de facRead More...

Ethernet Powerlink: A Deterministic Alternative for Distributed Control

By virtue of their adoption in microcontrollers and the number of installed nodes, two worldwide communications standards have emerged over the past fifteen years. As an embedded communRead More...

EtherCAT: Implementing Deterministic Control over Ethernet Hardware

Standard Ethernet cannot guarantee predefined reaction times due to sporadic collisions caused by non-synchronized masters attempting to access the common wire. These collisions can be Read More...

Technology in Context

VME, CompactPCI & DSP Team Up to Control Giant Telescope

They call them “sky islands,” these mountainous outcroppings that rise suddenly from the Arizona high desert. As if separated in an ocean, each has its own ecosystem and uniRead More...