Comms, Computing and Control
Expect a Breakthrough Advantage in Next-Generation FPGAs
This white paper covers examples of why telecommunication bandwidth and the infrastructure behind it is driving FPGA capabilities, business challenges of ASICs and ASSPs, and how a tailored approach for programmable logic devices provide a leap in FPGA capabilities. This paper also outlines a portfolio of nextgeneration FPGAs and SoCs.
Tilera and Qosmos Launch 40 Gbps DPI Solution for SDN and NFV Architectures
Tilera and Qosmos today announced the availability of high-performance integrated solutions for Software-Defined Networks and Network Functions Virtualization, combining TILE-Gx processors with the Qosmos ixEngine software development kit.
MoSys Announces Extended Reach 100G Full-Duplex Quad Retimer
MoSys today announced a new LineSpeed 100G Quad Retimer integrated circuit for next-generation networking and communications systems. The quad 25G full-duplex retimer device leverages MoSys' high-speed, silicon-proven CMOS PHY technology to enable industry-leading performance for line cards, backplanes, copper cables and optics modules requiring high density 100G capacity.
New high-speed instrumentation platform from Spectrum
Spectrum releases the first product based on the new modular M4i platform. The new platform fulfills the multiple customer requests for increased streaming bandwidth and higher sampling rates. Acquisition data is stored inside the 4 GByte on-board buffer and can be read out at more than 3 GByte/s through the PCI Express x8 Gen2 interface. The ¾ card length plug-in cards are compatible to Gen1 and Gen3 and need a PCI Express slot with 8 or 16 physical lanes.
Broadcom Introduces Hybrid Headless Video Gateway SoC for Convergence of IP and QAM Video Networks
Broadcom today announced a new single chip solution for cable headless gateways that immediately delivers the fastest Data over Cable Interface Standard data rates, whole-home connectivity and an all-IP video experience.
ASIX Launches USB to Ethernet Controller with Microsoft AOAC Support
ASIX Electronics announced today the AX88772C, a USB 2.0 to 10/100M Ethernet controller with Microsoft AOAC(Always On Always Connected) support. The AX88772C is the latest addition to ASIX's USB-to-LAN product portfolio, providing a small form factor solution and plug-and-play usability, enabling embedded system designers to deliver Ethernet connectivity while leveraging the proliferation of USB 2.0 technology.
Qualcomm Offers Snapdragon 800 Processors For Microsoft Windows RT 8.1
Qualcomm has expanded its Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processors portfolio to include support for Microsoft Windows RT 8.1. Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processors feature an integrated multimode 3G/4G LTE modem and CPU speeds of up to 2.2 GHz per core. Other capabilities include USB 3.0 and support for Windows RT 8.1 features and services.
Smart Solutions for the Grid – Eaton’s New Automated MV Switchgear Helps Improve Network Reliability
Eaton has launched an automated version of its proven and successful Xiria SF6-free Ring Main Unit. The new 12-24kV Medium Voltage switchgear is equipped with a Remote Terminal Unit that allows utilities to easily acquire, process, store and transmit valuable data from the network.
Barix Addresses Multicast Routing Between Remote Networks
Barix introduces a unique solution helping media companies, businesses and other multi-site network users to route multicast traffic over remote network links, enabling bandwidth-efficient, multicast delivery over the public internet.
Fanless Digital Signage Player Creates Engaging and Secure Customer Experience
NEXCOM's fanless digital signage player, NDiS B533, is designed to redefine customer experience in a smart stunning and secure way. NDiS B533, based on the 4th generation Intel Core processor family, offers improved computing and graphic performance as well as enhanced security in a reliable design. NDiS 533 can address the needs of customer and context-aware interaction, delivering engaging experience and compelling visuals while securing the content against unauthorized access.
B&B Electronics annonce la sortie du iMcV-Giga FiberLinX-III
Suite à l'acquisition d'IMC Networks, B&B Electronics Ltd, annonce aujourd'hui la sortie du iMcV-Giga FiberLinX-III, un convertisseur de média Ethernet Gigabit intelligent. La gamme de produits FiberLinX, qui a remporté jusqu'ici un vif succès, va s'élargir avec l'arrivée d'un nouveau produit troisième génération, très attendu des clients : le convertisseur 10/100/1000 MB/s cuivre - 1000 MB/s fibre, pour la conversion des réseaux cuivre en réseaux en fibres optiques. Ce convertisseur transmet en toute sécurité les données de bout en bout par connexion fibre optique (jusqu'à 100 km), bien au-delà des limites de distance du cuivre (100 m). Un module de taille réduite remplace le module précédent, ce qui permet de n'utiliser qu'un slot et de réduire les coûts par slot dans un châssis à ports multiples.
Broadcom Announces Industry's First 1.6 Gigabit Hybrid Video Cable Gateway SoC
Broadcom today announced a new high-performance hybrid cable gateway set-top box solution for whole home connectivity and content sharing. The new platform delivers unprecedented performance and integration and is the first set-top box offering to combine DOCSIS 3.0 and Gigabit wireless gateway functionality with HEVC video decoders and a quad video transcoder onto a single piece of silicon.
Kontron drives costs down, performance densities up for content delivery applications in the cloud
Kontron announced today that the SYMKLOUD MS2900 Media platform now supports the newly released 4th generation Intel Core i7 quad-core processor. Expected graphics performance levels are more than double the previous generation with its integrated Intel Iris Pro graphics 5200.
Axiomtek Releases Advanced OPS Digital Signage Player Featuring 4th Generation Intel Core Processor
Axiomtek is pleased to reveal an advanced OPS880 Open Pluggable Specification compliant digital signage player. It adopts the newly released 4th Generation Intel Core i5 processor using the 22 nm manufacturing process technology and the Mobile Intel QM87 Express chipset, offering advanced processing performance and power saving benefit compared to previous generation platforms.
Industry's Most Highly Integrated Synchronous Ethernet Timing Card Device
Microsemi has announced the expansion of its market-leading Synchronous Ethernet product portfolio with the single-chip, ZL30162 timing card device for mobile infrastructure and packet-based carrier Ethernet networks. The ZL30162 features four T0 high quality and highly programmable integrated digital phase lock loops, capable of locking up to 11 inputs for applications that require independent transmit and receive timing paths.
World’s First Programmable USB2 Controller Hubs
Microchip Technology announced the expansion of the USB2 Controller Hub portfolio it gained from the recent SMSC acquisition. The seven new UCH2 ICs across three families are the world's first to provide programmability, enabling the developers of PCs and mobile devices to configure their designs without external memory.
Advantech Unveils Broad Range of Intelligent System Platforms with 4th Generation Intel Core and Xeon Processors
Advantech today announced its latest platforms based on the 4th generation Intel Core processors including Industrial Motherboards, Single Board Computers, Computer On Modules, Industrial Serverboards, CompactPCI Platforms, VPX blades and Network Application Platforms.
Interface Masters Announces Industry-First High Port Density 40G PacketMaster For Networkx Monitoring
Interface Masters Technologies announced a new product to the PacketMasters line that supports high port density 40Gb interfaces enabling sophisticated PacketMaster and Hardware-based Load Balancing functionality.
QuickLogic’s New “CUB” System Enables Easy Evaluation of ArcticLink III VX for Customer Designs
QuickLogic today announced the development of the Customer Use Board (CUB) System which provides for easy evaluation and validation of ArcticLink III VX and BX devices in customer platforms. CUB is an ideal solution for smartphone and tablet system architects who require easy prototyping and testing platforms to accelerate their design efforts.
AMD Launches the AMD Opteron X-Series Family: the Industry’s Highest Performance Small Core x86 Server Processors
AMD unveiled a new family of low power server processors: the AMD Opteron X-Series optimized for scale-out server architectures. The first AMD Opteron X-Series processors, formerly known as "Kyoto," are the highest density, most power-efficient small core x86 processors ever built1.
Industry’s Highest Performance Small Core x86 Server Processors
AMD unveil a new family of low power server processors: the AMD Opteron X-Series optimized for scale-out server architectures. The first AMD Opteron X-Series processors, formerly known as "Kyoto," are the highest density, most power-efficient small core x86 processors ever built. The new X1150 and X2150 processors beat the top performing Intel Atom processor on key performance benchmarks, including single thread and throughput performance with superior power-efficiency, twice the cores and L2 cache with a more advanced pipeline architecture, higher integration and support for up to 32 gigabytes of DRAM—4x more than the Intel Atom processor.
Supermicro Announces the Highest Density Server Solutions with Coming Intel Haswell Processors
Super Micro Computer today announced new compact high-density server solutions that will support Intel's highly anticipated future Xeon Processor E3-1200 V3 product family. Supermicro uni-processor server solutions will bring to market higher performance with increased energy efficiency through improved system, cooling and power architectures and integration of Intel's latest processor microarchitecture based on 22nm 3-D Tri-Gate technology.
B&B Electronics Announces Enhanced SNMP-Manageable Ethernet Media Converters
B&B Electronics Manufacturing Company today released its iMcV-Giga FiberLinX-III gigabit intelligent Ethernet media converter. This highly anticipated third generation of the company's successful FiberLinX family is a 10/100/1000Mbps copper to 1000Mbps fiber device, converting existing copper wiring-based networks to fiber optics.
Supermicro Server Platforms use NVIDIA GRID Technology to Deliver Graphics-Accelerated Performance to Virtual Desktops
Super Micro Computer today announced that Supermicro SuperServer platforms integrate NVIDIA GRID K1 and K2 boards for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure support in the enterprise. These VDI solutions can be deployed in high-density clusters to serve large-scale user pools.
Reliable Storage For Medical Technology
The reliability of electronic storage modules is an absolute must in medical technology. However, high innovation pressure and ever shorter lifecycles frequently present a problem for device manufacturers – by the start of production, qualified components are often no longer available on the market. For the optimization of the Dialog+ dialysis system, manufacturer B. Braun Avitum therefore placed its trust in a partner that stands out distinctly from the competition in terms of product quality and long-term availability.
Long-Term Availability Of Storage Solutions
Increasingly short innovation cycles present many manufacturers with the problem of increasingly short component availability to match. This trend is particularly serious in the storage module market, in which the majority of providers focus on the extremely fast-moving consumer market. By Ulrich Brandt, Head of Business Unit DRAM Products, Swissbit AG, and Roger Griesemer, Hear of Business Unit Flash Products, Swissbit AG.
Wind River Extends Multicore Capabilities for Industry-Leading VxWorks
Wind River today announced extended multicore capabilities for its industry-leading VxWorks real-time operating system. VxWorks has expanded multicore operating system support for the latest Intel, Freescale, and ARM processors, and supports key high performance interfaces required by next generation intelligent systems.
Acrosser releases new rackmount 1U networking appliance system with 3rd generation Intel Core i processor
ACROSSER Technology launches ANR-IH61N1/A/B. This scalable networking appliance is the latest Intel 3rd generation Core i7/i5/i3 processor (formerly codenamed Ivy Bridge). It features a 1U rackmount chassis, maximum 16GB DDR3 memory, 6 x GbE ports, optional 2 or 4 x Fiber SFP LAN ports, 2 pairs LAN bypass, 2 x USB2.0 ports, 2 x SATA ports, and console port.
Axiomtek Announce DIN-Rail Fanless Embedded System
Axiomtek rolls out its new DIN-rail fanless ruggedized embedded system supporting extra low power Intel Atom processors Z510PT 1.1 GHz or Z520PT 1.33 GHz with Intel US15WPT chipset, the rBOX120-2COM. This fanless ready-to-run embedded platform is especially designed to support two wireless connections (3G/GPRS and WiFi) for more efficient networking options.
DFI Unveil High Performance, Low Power Consumption COM Express Module
DFI announce a new Type of 2 COM Express basic form factor, the CR902-B, in its mobile Intel QM77 product line. This module with BGA 1023 packaging technology supports the 3rd/2nd generation Intel Core/Celeron processor family, the next generation of 64-bit, multi-core processors built on 22/32-nanometer process technology delivering up to 15% CPU performance increase from previous generations.
NXP Accelerates MFi Accessory Development With Digital Audio Streaming Device
NXP Semiconductors today introduced the MFA100 digital audio streaming device – the industry's first application-specific standard product for MFi accessories (Made for iPod, iPhone and iPad) using Lightning connectors.
Xyratex Introduces ClusterStor 1500
Xyratex today introduced the ClusterStor 1500 – an affordable, high-performance storage offering designed for the mid-range of the HPC storage market. ClusterStor 1500 is the latest addition to the industry-leading, award-winning ClusterStor family of data storage solutions for HPC and Big Data, and is now available for order.
Ethernet Is Everywhere!
Over the last 40 years, Ethernet has become the quintessential and standard network solution for an increasingly diverse array of applications. By Gary Newbold, the Regional Director for Northern EMEA with Extreme Networks.
Emerson Network Power Identifies Vital Signs of a Healthy Data Center
Emerson Network Power today released five vital signs of a healthy 5,000 square-foot data center. Just as there is renewed focus on health and physical fitness by many people in the summer months, so too should data center managers assess the health and physical fitness of their critical systems.
Advantech Unveils eATCA - Pioneering a New System Architecture
Advantech today introduced a ground-breaking new system architecture based on ATCA which delivers unmatched I/O and packet processing performance for networking platforms facilitating borderless enterprise, secure data center and cloud computing applications.
Advantech Announces High Performance Server Range & Expands PCIe Adapter Partnerships for Integrated Platform Approach
Advantech is pleased to announce today an entire new range of high performance servers based on Intel architecture processors and focused on two main server categories: Carrier Grade and Optimized IO.
Move Along There!
The soaring demand for communications services and subsequent bandwidth are forcing service providers to continuously upgrade their networks to deliver higher speed, higher quality applications and services to the customers. Gregory Lietaert, JDSU Product Marketing Manager, & Tom Ronan, Marketing Manager with JDSU, explore further in this ES Design magazine article.
Broadcom Introduces Full Featured, Lowest-Power Multi-port Gigabit PHYs
Broadcom today announced a new generation of energy efficient devices for its enterprise and carrier class PHY portfolio. Optimized for use in power-intensive Ethernet network applications, the 40 nanometer BCM54290 family of physical layer transceivers delivers the industry's lowest power consumption and offers a 40 percent power reduction compared to previous generation 65nm GPHYs.
Acrosser Announces High Performance networking appliances
ACROSSER Technology launches ANR-IB751N1/A/B networking appliances. ANR-IB751N1/A/B networking appliances are the latest in scalable Intel 3rd generation Core i7/i5/i3 processors (formerly code-named Ivy Bridge). They feature a 1U rackmount chassis, maximum 16GB DDR3 memory, 8 x GbE ports, optional 2 or 4 x Fiber SFP LAN ports, 2 pairs LAN bypass, 2 x USB3.0 ports, 2 x SATA ports, and console port.
PROFIBUS Added To Innovasic's RapID Platform
Innovasic announces a new version of its RapID Platform Network Interface for PROFIBUS connectivity. The RapID Platform - PROFIBUS Network Interface supports all data rates up to 12 Mbits/sec and is DP-V1 certified by PROFIBUS & PROFINET International according to the latest test specification for PROFIBUS DP slaves.