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COMIT Interface Standard for Next-Generation COM Products The Small Form Factor Special Interest Group (SFF-SIG), a collaboration of suppliers of embedded component, board and systemRead More...

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Maintenance-free Ethernet Switches Target Rugged Applications

Maintenance-Free Ethernet Switches Target Rugged Applications Two new IP67-compliant Ethernet switches each feature eight Fast Ethernet ports on standard M12 connectors withRead More...

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Small but Mighty: Small Form Factors Gaining Ground

Application-specific technology and expertise are critical to any embedded design. Advantages such as 45nm technology are pervasive and long-term, impacting embedded architecturesRead More...

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The Incredible Shrinking Blade Server: New Possibilities beyond the Data Center

While blade servers have grown in popularity as a high-density, cost-efficient and space-saving alternative to rackmount servers in data centers and server farms, newer computingRead More...

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Products & Technology

CSP/BallNest Hybrid Socket for Reliable Test and Burn-in to 0.30mm Pitch A new patented CSP/BallNest hybrid socket is suitable for prototyping, test or burn-in of CSP (chipRead More...

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Multi-Channel Gigabit Ethernet Data Recorder Supports 500MByte/s

Multi-Channel Gigabit Ethernet Data Recorder Supports 500 Mbytes/s  A fixed-featured off-the-shelf multi-channel Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) streaming data recorder system is designedRead More...

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2.5 Gbit/s Device Brings Together Any Port, Service, Channelization and Functionality

A single-chip carrier transport device enables equipment manufacturers to develop converged line cards and systems capable of handling any port, service, channelization andRead More...

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MicroTCA Carrier Hub Family Supports Four Different High Speed Fabrics

MicroTCA Carrier Hub Family Supports Four Different High-Speed Fabrics A new line of modular carrier hubs (MCHs) in the AMC/MicroTCA form factor are aimed at fulfilling theRead More...

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Dual 10 Gigabit Ethernet XMC Mezzanine card for CompactPCI, VME or VPX systems

Dual 10 Gigabit Ethernet XMC Mezzanine card for CompactPCI, VME or VPX systems A new dual 10 Gigabit Ethernet mezzanine board extends all CompactPCI, VME, VPX, and custom boardsRead More...

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Intel has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Wind River Systems, under which Intel will acquire all outstanding Wind River common stock for $11.50 per share in cash, orRead More...

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IoT Gateway Based on Intel Quark SoC

A new IoT gateway is based on the new Intel 32nm Quark SoC X1000 series as part of the Intel Gateway Solutions for the Internet of Things. The PI-81 A0 from American Portwell bringsRead More...

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Gigabit Switch Supports Complex, Data-Heavy Industrial Networking Applications

A new Gigabit-only switch offers 16 combo ports for copper and/or fiber ports and optional Layer 3 switching software. With its advanced bandwidth capacity, the Magnum 12KX GigabitRead More...

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Newest Embedded Technology Used by Industry Leaders

Industrial USB to Four RS-232, RS-422 and RS-485 Serial Communication Ports A new serial communication adapter offers users the choice of four field selectable RS-232, RS-422, orRead More...

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USB Offers Many Choices for Use in Embedded Systems

USB is not a peer-to-peer protocol like Ethernet. One USB device, called the USB host, acts as the master. Other USB devices, called USB devices or USB peripherals, act as slaves. TheRead More...

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Products & Technology

Radio-via-Ethernet Board for Streaming Audio without a PC A ready-to-go answer for integrating an Internet radio solution that will play streaming audio without the need for aRead More...

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Products & Technology

High-Density AC-DC Adapters for Medical Applications A series of wall mount switching adapters, designed specifically for medical and information technology equipment (ITE)Read More...

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Latest Xeon Processors on New 6U cPCI Boards

One of the first product ranges to feature the quad core 2.13 GHz Intel Xeon processor L5518 or the dual core 2.0 GHz Intel Xeon processor L5508, is a new family of 6U CompactPCIRead More...

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Silicon Solutions Enable Migration to Next Generation Networks

A Universal Gateway is a logic solution that can truly provide any port, service, functionality and interworking/translation capability from any protocol to any other protocol in layerRead More...

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Things in the Cloud

Cloud computing is one of those things that is becoming “popular” these days. Now when things become popular in the world of technology—as opposed to the world of “pop” culture forRead More...

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Newest Embedded Technology Used by Industry Leaders

10 GigE Switches Provide IP Carrier Class Routing on 6U cPCI, VME and VPX A family of switches supports jumbo frames, full-wire speed Layer 2 bridging as well as Layer 3 UnicastRead More...

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Compact Application Protocol (CAP): Uniting the Best of IP and ZigBee

In several industries over the past three decades, ubiquitous automation has occurred hand-in-hand with the emergence of industry-standard application protocols. Starting with HART inRead More...

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Products & Technology

Extreme Rugged Methodology Comes to Mid-Range ETX As part of an initiative to extend its Extreme Rugged product lines, Adlink Technology has announced the first new Ampro byRead More...

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Integrated Industrial PC Line Based on Intel Atom

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IEC 61850-3 -- The New Battle Cry for Power Substation Designers

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Florida Cable Turns to Digital Voice and Video To Expand its Product and Service Portfolio

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Atom-Based Edge Controller with Java-Based Middleware Framework

A highly configurable edge controller platform offers data access and control on the edge of the cloud, to aggregate and deliver data from edge devices, pervasive sensors andRead More...

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CCPMC Ethernet Switch Card for Tough Military and Aviation Applications

A new 10-port managed/ unmanaged Ethernet switch PMC for embedded use in the aerospace and defense industries features advanced management functions, health monitoring, onboardRead More...

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Small Linux Networking Server Offers Low-Cost Edge Computing for OEMs

A new, extremely small network server provides customers with a powerful engine for deploying advanced applications at the network edge, all in an integrated, thumb-sized package. TheRead More...

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Expansion Modules Add SUMIT Connection and Flexibility to PC/104-Form Factor Designs

Two new expansion modules feature the Stackable Unified Module Interconnect Technology (SUMIT) interface scheme developed by the Small Form Factor Special Interest Group (SFF-SIG).Read More...

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6U VPX Blade Debuts with Two Core i7 Processors

An innovative VPX computing blade for parallel data and signal processing applications incorporates two independently implemented Intel Core i7 processing nodes linked to a powerfulRead More...

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Slave SBC Serves as Ethernet Diagnosis Buffer

A new 3U CompactPCI PowerPC-based slave CPU board serves as an Ethernet diagnosis buffer. The F218 from Men Micro helps to reduce wiring and installation requirements for easierRead More...

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1U Rackmount Appliance Supports Core2 Quad Processor

1U Rackmount Appliance Supports Core2 Quad Processor A high-performance 1U rackmount appliance supports a broad range of network services for the enterprise and small businesses.Read More...

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40G AdvancedTCA Switch Blade for Bandwidth-Demanding Applications

 A new 40G AdvancedTCA (ATCA) switch blade features a Broadcom BCM56846 10/40 GbE Fabric Interface Switch, Broadcom BCM56334 24-port GbE Base Interface Switch, and Freescale QorIQRead More...

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Programmable Automation Controllers Bring Together the Best of PLCs and PCs

Implementing a modern industrial application can present a challenging and sometimes daunting mix of requirements. For example, it is well understood that a typical control system mustRead More...

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Updated ETSI Standard Promises Increased Broadband Capacity

A new version of a European Standard published recently by ETSI promises significantly increased broadband capacity to meet the ever-growing demands foreseen for EuropeanRead More...

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Multicore Networking Platform Provides 10 Gigabit LAN Performance

Multicore Networking Platform Provides 10 Gigabit LAN Performance A 2U server-grade platform uses Intel 5300 Series technology to provide 10 Gigabit Ethernet (2x) and support forRead More...

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Cyber War—Coming to a Nightmare near You

Never mind the “living dead” movies, reconstituted gruesome remakes of H.P. Lovecraft or endless iterations of Freddy Krueger. If you want to be scared, pick up a copy of Cyber War byRead More...

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AMCC Becomes AppliedMicro—with the Focus on Low-Power Processing

Electricity—we’re using more of it and it’s costing more. And so much of it that we use is wasted, simply dissipated as heat, which requires even more electricity in the form ofRead More...

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A Framework for Safe Motion Control Firmware

Developing firmware for motion control systems can be a tricky business. Strict accuracy and repeatability combine with user safety to present a challenging set of requirements. How doRead More...

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Desktop Network Appliance Based On Latest Atom N450

An ultra-low-voltage desktop network appliance utilizes the new Intel Atom processor N450 and measures approximately half the size of A4 paper, so its compact footprint means it canRead More...

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3U OpenVPX Air-Cooled and Conduction-Cooled Module Development Systems

3U VPX / cPCI Air-Cooled and Conduction-Cooled Module Development Systems Two OpenVPX-compliant 3U development systems cover both air- and conduction-cooled projects. JustRead More...

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1U Rackmount Appliance with New Generation Atom

A 1U rackmounted hardware platform is designed for network service applications. Built with Intel Embedded IA components with long-term availability, the PL-80120 from Win EnterprisesRead More...

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PC/104-Plus Dual Channel Gigabit Ethernet Module

A two-channel, Gigabit Ethernet LAN module is designed to offer flexible, high-performance networking connectivity for industrial embedded applications. The PPM-GIGE-2  from WinSystemsRead More...

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High Bandwidth Gigabit Ethernet Switch Supports Failsafe Operation

A 6U CompactPCI 24-port Gigabit Ethernet switch is designed for challenging applications in telecommunications, industrial and military systems. The NETernity CP921RC-30x from GERead More...

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MicroTCA Robust Platforms For Multi-Core Processing And 10 Gbit/s Switching

Two new, robust MicroTCA platforms, which conform to MTCA.1, are specifically designed for high-end AdvancedMCs and feature a 10 Gbit/s Ethernet switched backplane enabling theRead More...

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3U CompactPCI IPv4/v6 Gigabit Ethernet Switch with Range of Management Interfaces

With up to 16 Gigabit Ethernet ports, a new fully managed IPv4/v6 switch is a cost-effective, high-performance solution for harsh environments. The new 3U CompactPCI CP3929 switchRead More...

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Gigabit Ethernet Switch for VPX and OpenVPX platforms

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1U Networking Platform Supports Core2 Processors, Expands to 14 x RJ45 GbE LAN

A 1U rackmount platform is designed to support network services with flexible processor choices. Built with Intel Embedded IA components to enable OEM product longevity, the PL-80230Read More...

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Rugged Ethernet Switching Solution for Increased Mission Effectiveness

Combining multi-functionality, performance and small size for deployment in the widest possible range of demanding environments, the GS12 rugged Ethernet switch from GE IntelligentRead More...

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DDS Component Links Incompatible Network System Interfaces to Build Multisystem Applications

By now, the world is familiar with machine-to-machine (M2M) systems in which autonomous or semi-autonomous nodes communicate and share data over a dedicated network to operate as anRead More...

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In the Internet of Things, Look at the “Fog” between Devices and the Cloud

The Internet of Things has certainly been the topic of much verbiage over the past year, and as the New Year opens before us, that seems destined to continue. And that is because,Read More...

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LAN’s End is Just the Tip of the Iceberg

Device manufacturers and OEMs have been “trained” that processor and chipset vendors determine the life cycle of single board computers (SBCs) and computer-on-modules (COMs)—typicallyRead More...

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The World of Embedded Systems Continues to Expand—but How Far into the Consumer Realm?

The editorial page in a magazine can, in our opinion, be used in a number of ways. Mostly it is used to express an opinion or perspective regarding the editorial focus of theRead More...

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1U Network Appliance Based On The Quad-Core Intel Xeon 3400 Series

A 1U Communications Appliance is based on the quad-core Intel Xeon processor X3400 or L3400 (formerly codenamed Lynnfield) or Intel Core i5 or Core i3 processor. The CAR-4003 fromRead More...

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2U Rackmount Network System Supports Xeon, Core i7 and up to 32 x GbE LAN

A 2U rackmounted hardware platform designed with a redundant power supply is targeted for network service applications. Built with Intel Embedded IA components with warranty ofRead More...

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Products & Technologies

NEMA 16-Channel Optically Isolated Input / Relay Output Modules Require No PC A pair of intelligent 16-channel wireless digital I/O units communicate directly with each other. EachRead More...

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An Ounce of Prevention: Bringing Real-Time Monitoring to the Grid

The electrical grid is in transition. Currently, grids are controlled by aging SCADA systems with primitive or no communications between generation stations. Despite the obvious factRead More...

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Low Power PCI-E 2.0 Quad Copper Gigabit Ethernet Adapter Includes Bypass Mode

For applications requiring increased throughput and High-Availability (HA) on server-based systems, American Portwell has introduced a new PCI-E Gen 2 (5 Gbit/s) quad copper GigabitRead More...

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Ethernet Board Enables High-Speed Long Distance Transfer

A rugged 3U CompactPCI Serial Ethernet Interface board accommodates four fiber optic Ethernet transceiver channels (1000Base-SX) for high-speed connections over extended distancesRead More...

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Desktop Networking Platform Features Dual-Core Atom

A family of desktop networking platforms powered by energy-efficient Intel Atom processors features up to 6 Intel Gigabit Ethernet ports. The PL-80260 from Win Enterprises is only 9.1”Read More...

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XMC Module Sports Dual 10 Gigabit Ethernet Interfaces

A conduction- or air-cooled, dual 10 Gigabit Ethernet XMC with front-panel or rear I/O support offers dual 10 Gbit Ethernet interfaces. A x8 PCI Express 2.0 port provides a high-speedRead More...

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4-port and 8-port Power-over-Ethernet ICs Offer an HDBaseT-Compliant Solution

New 4-port and 8-port Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) ICs offer a smaller form factor and lower power dissipation. The new 4-port PD69104 and 8-port PD69108 Power Sourcing Equipment (PSE)Read More...

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MicroTCA Systems for the Evolving Wireless Infrastructure

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The Smart Grid: The Advent of a New Technology Infrastructure

The concept of the Smart Grid can be described as a “many splendored thing.” In other words, it may have a basic definition, but many other ideas and assumptions arise from the notionRead More...

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XMC Ethernet Switch Module Delivers 12 Ports of Gigabit Ethernet with No Additional Slot The

  A managed XMC 12-port Gigabit Ethernet Switch for the embedded market can be mounted on virtually any VPX or VME module supporting the XMC mezzanine standard and enables designersRead More...

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Managed OpenVPX 10 Gigabit Ethernet Switch for High Performance Applications

A rugged 6U OpenVPX data plane switch module is targeted at demanding high performance computing (HPC) and networking applications such as communications, ISR and radar. The GBX460Read More...

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The Smart Grid: A Huge Task with Huge Opportunities

Could it be bigger than the Internet? That is now one of the credible predictions that are growing up around the build-out of the Smart Grid. Some time ago, Cisco was predicting a $100Read More...

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Wi-Fi to Become Even More Versatile and Ubiqutous

It may already seem like it is everywhere—in just about every home with more than one computer, in airports, coffee shops and offices—but the most popular form of wireless digitalRead More...

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How Do You Communicate to Your Peers?

OpenVPX provides many choices on how to use the high-speed interconnects provided in the standard’s various backplane profiles for your data plane fabric. Generally speaking, when youRead More...

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3U CompactPCI Serial Unmanaged 4+1-Port Ethernet Switch

A new CompactPCI Serial Ethernet switch extends the offerings of CompactPCI Serial boards for building a complete system based on the new specification. The 3U CompactPCI SerialRead More...

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3U OpenVPX PCI Express and Ethernet Hybrid Switch Offers up to Ten Times More Bandwidth

  A new 3U OpenVPX PCI Express and Ethernet hybrid switch delivers extremely high transfer rates in centralized VPX and OpenVPX platforms. With up to 4 x 6 Gen1/Gen2 PCIe backplaneRead More...

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High Levels of Interface Integration to Enable 10, 40 and 100 Gbit/s Ethernet Rates over Optical Nets

Increasing volumes of IP-based network traffic are driving telecommunication carriers and Internet service providers to demand faster transmission speeds of 10 Gigabits per second toRead More...

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Getting What You Pay For: Optimizing PCIe Accelerator Card Designs

According to an old story that periodically makes its way around the industry, a system consisting of a rack of 1U servers was being used in a small room to process data. As theRead More...

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Rugged 6U OpenVPX 10 Gigabit Ethernet Switch Enables for ISR, C4I Systems

A 10 Gigabit Ethernet solution supports high-throughput interprocessor communication (IPC) between 10GigE-enabled processing nodes for deployed applications. With 20 (optionally 24)Read More...

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Unmanaged, Low Power 12-Port, Gigabit Ethernet Switch Module

A rugged 12-port Gigabit Ethernet switch module is an extremely low-power, high-performance Ethernet switch. The H2 from North Atlantic Industries supports 16 Kbyte jumbo frames,Read More...

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6U OpenVPX Blade Server with Integrated 10 Gigabit Ethernet Switch

A rugged, high-performance 6U VPX (VITA 46) Single Board Computer (SBC) features a quad-core Intel L5408 Xeon processor and integrated 10 Gigabit Ethernet switch to support full-meshRead More...

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Digital Recorders Take up to Two 10 Gbit Ethernet Streams with Zero Loss

 A new family of COTS turnkey high-speed digital recorders can continuously record up to two 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) data streams to a RAID array without data loss. The TalonRead More...

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Energy-Efficient Processor Family Targets 1-Watt Video-Enabled Devices

A product family of energy-efficient embedded processors provides a small form factor for Power Architecture-based performance and a broad range of peripherals forRead More...

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Ethernet AVB Development Kit Enables Automotive Driver Assistance and Infotainment Development

An FPGA-based Ethernet Audio/Video Bridging (EAVB) network implementation is optimized for carrying high-speed data traffic within the automobile. As consumer expectations for higherRead More...

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Solving Data Transport Challenges in Radar and Sensor Applications

The military and various national security agencies use high-power radio monitors, remote surveillance, satellite imagery and radar systems to monitor and detect hostile and illegalRead More...

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PCI Express Fabrics Break Through I/O Limitations

Matching CPU and I/O performance is an ongoing challenge for evolving industrial embedded designs. High-performance data processing applications require greater and greaterRead More...

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“It’s Not Rocket Science” . . . but Maybe it Should Be

Has anybody actually noticed something? Something missing? I was looking around the other day for the U.S. space program and couldn’t find it anywhere, well certainly not the mannedRead More...

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Once the Network Was the Computer. Now the Network Is the World.

It is sometimes amazing how things develop in ways we never expected. Let us consider the humble “app.” Now, the word “app” is nothing new. It has long been used as an abbreviation toRead More...

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Rugged Router Runs Cisco IOS Software

If you try to pronounce SFFR, it will probably come out “safer,” which is exactly what the so-named SFFR router from Extreme Engineering Solutions purports to offer: safer, secure,Read More...

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The Fabric of the Cloud

With the rapid growth of the Internet of Things, with the proliferation of machine-to-machine (M2M) systems and with the growing need for embedded devices to make vast amounts of dataRead More...

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1U Rackmount Network Appliance Increases Average LAN Throughput by 80 Percent

A 1U rackmount network security appliance supports Intel’s second generation Core i7/i5/i3 processor with Intel H61 PCH and DMI 5GT/s chipset, and is scalable to Intel’s latest thirdRead More...

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PC/104-Size Gigabit Ethernet Module with SUMIT PCI Express

A SUMIT-ISM-compatible Gigabit Ethernet module is designed for high-speed networking connectivity in small form factor, industrial embedded applications. The PXM-GIGE from WinSystemsRead More...

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Delivering Device Data to the Enterprise

Whether you believe AT&T’s prediction of 50 billion connected devices by 2020 or IBM’s prediction of 1 trillion devices by 2015, the machine-to-machine (M2M) communications marketRead More...

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Rugged, 14-port Gigabit Managed Ethernet Switch with 2 SFP Sockets

A new rugged, managed Layer 2+ Ethernet switch module offers twelve 10/100/1000 Mbit/s copper twisted pair ports and two small form factor pluggable (SFP) sockets in a compact COMRead More...

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PCIe Network Board Based on Intel Platform for Communications Infrastructure

A new network acceleration board is an instantiation of the Intel platform for communications infrastructure, formerly codenamed “Crystal Forest.” The WIN SoNIC module from WinRead More...

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Quad-Ports Fiber Bypass/Failover Network Card for Gigabit Connectivity

A new quad-ports, two-segments bypass card uses the latest fiber switch module with board-to-board high-speed connection technology instead of an outside wired design. This new specialRead More...

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2U Rackmount Network Server Based on New Intel Platform for Communications Infrastructure

A highly functional and modular 2U rackmount communication appliance offers a comprehensive solution for customers in the network security, communications and infrastructure market.Read More...

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10GbE OEM-Ready Appliance Fueled by 12 Cores

A new dual-processor network appliance features the Intel Xeon 5600 processor series to offer enhanced computing performance for high-speed modular I/O processing of multiple GbE andRead More...

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How Much Autonomy? Achieving Efficiency via M2M without Losing Control

M2M can be machine-to-machine or mobile-to-mobile or machine-to-mobile among other alternative definitions. However, all definitions beg the question: Where does M2M autonomy endRead More...

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Cost-Effective EtherCAT Master Solution for DIN Rail Mounting

A powerful and flexible EtherCAT Master solution for DIN rail mounting uses the proven protocol software from acontis for EtherCAT Master Class A and B devices. With the IXXEC-100Read More...

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GigE Switches Fit CompactPCI Serial Applications

Two 3U CompactPCI Serial-based Gigabit Ethernet switches serve high data processing and versatile I/O implementations. Each of the switches from MEN Micro provides up to 16 GigabitRead More...

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Rugged CompactPCI Ethernet Switch Improves Network Connectivity

The first in a new series of high-performance, single-slot Gigabit Ethernet switches is a 6U CompactPCI PICMG 2.16-compatible switch that serves as a robust communications backboneRead More...

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Ethernet “Anything I/O FPGA Card”

A general purpose FPGA-based programmable industrial I/O card provides a 100 BaseT Ethernet host interface. The MESA 7I80HD from Mesa Electronics is a low cost, general purpose,Read More...

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Serial Fabrics: Making the Connection

One of the primary reasons to adopt OpenVPX as a form factor for embedded systems is the access it brings to high-speed serial fabrics. The PC world had moved from parallelRead More...

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InfiniBand Switch Provides Higher Throughput

A 6U OpenVPX InfiniBand switch fabric module is designed to bring leading-edge commercial data center connectivity and performance to the most demanding military and aerospaceRead More...

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How Energy Harvesting Wireless Paves the Way to the Internet of Things

We are currently seeing communication between equipment within an intelligent network that can automatically manage tasks in smart buildings, logistics and monitoring. With theRead More...

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New Interconnect Fabric Trends Help Unlock Potential of High-Performance Embedded Computing

There is no shortage of compute engine types available to high-performance embedded computing (HPEC) systems. However, just as one wouldn’t use a single element from the periodic tableRead More...

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Standardizing APIs across Fabric Interconnects Speeds Development and Performance in Multifabric Systems

The parallel buses have served the market very well for a few decades with a number of tuning and other enhancements applied to them to improve their speeds and capabilities. In manyRead More...

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Compact Industrial Firewall for Industrial, Military and Critical Infrastructure Equipment

A new firewall appliance provides a critical layer of security for the devices that comprise “The Internet of Things” including SCADA networks, military equipment, criticalRead More...

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Development of an M2M Ecosystem Benefits Fleet and Transportation Management: What Do Fish Have to Do with It?

Have you ever seen a photograph or video of a large, densely packed school of fish swimming as if they were a single organism? You probably have. You don’t have to go far to experienceRead More...

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Serial Fabrics: Making the Connection

One of the primary reasons to adopt OpenVPX as a form factor for embedded systems is the access it brings to high-speed serial fabrics. The PC world had moved from parallel connectionsRead More...

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New Interconnect Fabric Trends Help Unlock Potential of High-Performance Embedded Computing

There is no shortage of compute engine types available to high-performance embedded computing (HPEC) systems. However, just as one wouldn’t use a single element from the periodic tableRead More...

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Secure 3U VPX Ethernet Switches and Routers up to 10 Gigabit

Two new 3U VPX switches are secure, non-blocking, high-performance, Gigabit and 10 Gigabit Ethernet networking solutions that provide versatile management and routing options. TheRead More...

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Dual-Port SFP+ SR Network Adapter with Board-to-Board Bypass Fiber Module

A new network adapter uses the dual-port Intel 82599ES 10G Ethernet Controller with a 100 percent software-controlled bypass interface that provides the network module with high-speedRead More...

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Using Wi-Fi to Connect Embedded Systems with Mobile Devices

Embedded systems are not limited to simple 8-bit controllers; many are sophisticated and self-contained computer systems. These advanced embedded systems can support color LEDRead More...

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Detecting and Mitigating Network Security Threats

Most companies today are taking a layered approach to network security. These different security efforts come in many forms. There is, of course, the use of antivirus software onRead More...

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Family of IP Display Engines for Networked Video Connectivity

Targeted at networked video connectivity solutions for mission-critical systems, a new family of video receivers is designed specifically for viewing stations and specializedRead More...

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Fully Packaged Rugged Ethernet Switching and Routing Solutions

 A complete lineup of Victory-compliant network switching and routing solutions includes the XPand6206, XPand6207 and XPand6208 from Extreme Engineering Solutions as fully integrated,Read More...

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40G AdvancedTCA NPU Blade for High Throughput Packet Processing

An AdvancedTCA (ATCA) packet processing blade features dual 32 core NPUs for parallel processing and up to 320G switching capability. The aTCA-N700 from Adlink Technology deliversRead More...

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40 and 100 Gigabit Ethernet: Ready for Real-Time?

While 10GbE is barely off the launching pad in terms of broad deployment in just about any market space, recent excitement has turned to 40GbE and 100GbE. It’s not a stretch toRead More...

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M2M Communications – There is a Better Way.

If you had walked into any call central office 30 years ago, you would have found a server machine and a host of dumb terminals complete with busy data operators handling the data.Read More...

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1U Rackmount Network Security Appliance Offers Choice of Customized Configurations

A family of 1U rackmount network security appliances offers great platform security and a maximum of 32 Gbyte memory with its error correcting code (ECC) option. The new CAR-4020 fromRead More...

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Gigabit Ethernet Module Offloads Main Processor

A high-performance Gigabit Ethernet TCP/IP offload engine (TOE) module allows the user’s embedded processor or FPGA to be dedicated entirely to the application for maximum efficiency.Read More...

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Power-over-Ethernet Compact Vision System

A new compact vision system is based on the Intel Core2 Duo P8400 processor. The EOS-1000 from Adlink Technology provides four independent Power over Ethernet (PoE) ports with dataRead More...

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Conduction-Cooled PrPMC/XMC Module Targets Dual-Core QorIQ P2020

Conduction-Cooled PrPMC/XMC Module Targets Dual-Core QorIQ P2020  A conduction-cooled PMC/XMC single-board computer based on Freescale Semiconductor’s dual-core QorIQ P2020Read More...

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XMC Modules Interface 10-Gigabit Ethernet to PCI Express

Two new XMC mezzanine modules provide a 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) interface solution for data-intensive, real-time embedded computing systems. The XMC-6260 and XMC-6280 from AcromagRead More...

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Rugged, 14-port Gigabit Managed Ethernet Switch with 2 SFP Sockets

A rugged, managed Layer 2+ Ethernet switch module offers twelve 10/100/1000 Mbit/s copper twisted pair ports and two small form factor pluggable (SFP) sockets in a compact COM ExpressRead More...

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Devices in the Cloud: Driving Intelligence Where You Need It

Analysts predict that 15 billion intelligent devices will be connected in the Internet of Things by 2015. Ultimately, connected devices will control everything from indoor temperaturesRead More...

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Integrated HMI, Control and Communications Platform for Industrial Automation

Modern automation systems need to integrate several distinct products: the PLC and I/Os, the Motion controller, the HMI for human machine interface, communication gateways and routerRead More...

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Embedded Systems and The Internet of Things – What’s Under the Hood?

Change is afoot in the world of embedded systems. As the Internet of Things (IoT) creeps closer to the precipice of delivering the scale of machine-to-machine (M2M) communicationRead More...

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Use Java to Develop Complex M2M Systems that Deliver Data to the Enterprise

Businesses need “off-the-shelf” purpose-built solutions to address interoperability and seamlessly connect, aggregate, filter and share data from the edge of the network to the Cloud.Read More...

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Matching I/O and Processor Performance Removes Data Processing Bottlenecks

Offering application-enabling data transfer performance, VPX VITA 46 is one of the first modular computer open standards to define a connector and backplane infrastructure that allowsRead More...

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New Interconnect Fabric Trends Help Unlock Potential of High-Performance Embedded Computing

There is no shortage of compute engine types available to high-performance embedded computing (HPEC) systems. However, just as one wouldn’t use a single element from the periodic tableRead More...