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June 2007

Executive Interview

RTC Interviews Fred Ruegg, President, Elma Americas

RTC: Elma is well-known for its backplane and enclosure solutions, but what other markets do you serve? Also, what acquisitions have you made in the last few years? Ruegg: Elma hRead More...

Industry Insider

Industry Insider

ATCA Deployment Finally Gaining Momentum According to a study by Venture Development Corporation, deployment of merchant AdvancedTCA (ATCA) integrated platforms, configured as fullRead More...

Industry Insight

Multicore Blade Servers Help Advance 3D Ultrasound Technology

The medical imaging industry is continuously in need of new, innovative tools for the diagnosis and management of disease. Faster, more accurate diagnosis can help keep ever-spiraling hRead More...

Choosing the Processor Brain to Control Heart, Lungs

The process of developing a medical device can seem like climbing a slippery slope. Even in the best cases when designers are dealing with sound, proven science, three fundamental and oRead More...

Software & Development Tools

Embedded Software Development Needs a More Automated, Test-Driven Approach

Embedded software development has evolved into a large-scale, globally distributed endeavor, posing significant engineering management challenges. Embedded projects now involve huge teaRead More...

Solutions Engineering

Deploying Standards-Based Wireless Sensor Networks

Wirelessly connected battery-operated servers transmitting data over a reliable mesh network to any Internet Protocol (IP) device in the world…reality or fantasy? As with any emeRead More...

From FPDP to VPX: Back-End Management and Processing of Sensor-Derived Data

System design is all about the art of the possible. After the governments of the USA and other countries mandated the use of COTS in the early 1990s, one of the first tasks was to develRead More...

Special Section

The Guts That Make It Go: Processor Control Modules Get Smaller, More Connected

Advances in chip integration—primarily more functions squeezed into smaller CPUs—and plummeting hardware costs have resulted in an expansion of the types and sizes of small Read More...

Connecting the Brains: Connecting Embedded Devices Moves Toward an All-IP World

There was a time when the notion of automation and control called to mind the networked factory floor with automated machines running and passing data among each other and to HMI monitoRead More...

Technology in Context

PCI Express 2.0: The Next Frontier in Interconnect Technology

PCI Express (PCIe) is now the de facto standard for I/O in the server and PC interconnect arena. The PCI Special Interest Group (PCI-SIG) has recently released the updated PCIe 2.0 BaseRead More...