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Mercury Computer Systems Provides Integrated ATCA Subsystems In Support Of Cutting-Edge South Korean 4G Telecommunications System
Mercury Computer Systems Inc., (NASDAQ: MRCY, www.mc.com), a trusted ISR subsystems provider, announced it provided powerful subsystems for the world's first operational Long Term Evolution-Advanced (LTE-A) system demonstrated outside lab conditions. The fourth-generation (4G) mobile telecommunications system, developed by South Korea's Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI), can transmit data 40 times faster than the current 3G wireless network and 6 times faster than the 3.9G LTE systems currently being deployed. The new LTE-A system uses a low-latency processing subsystem that combines multiple types of elements, leveraging Mercury's unique capability as a provider of integrated data plane platforms. The subsystem is based on Mercury's flexible, open standard Ensemble™ AdvancedTCA® Application Platform.
Next generation managed Ethernet switches from GarrettCom Europe
GarrettCom Europe has developed a new generation of managed Ethernet switches to meet the increasing demands for bandwidth, precision and hardening in Smart Grid substation networks and other IP-intensive installations in challenging environments. Features of the 10KT managed switch include industry leading sub 10 nanosecond timing precision, up to 36 ports (freely configurable), an advanced thermal cooling design that eliminates the need for fans, and the first dual hot-swappable power supplies in a 1U rack-mount switch.
Nexcom Digital Signage Player Supports Intel's I5/I7 CPU
NEXCOM's NDiS 166 is a powerful new Digital Signage Player which is built around the superb technology of Intel's I5/I7 processor series and QM67 integrated graphics controller. The totally fanless NDiS 166 is capable of offering impressive system performance and can easily support dual full-HD video.
First Serial Protocol Host Adapter Supporting Dual- and Quad-SPI Protocols
Saelig Company, Inc. (Saelig) (www.saelig.com) has introduced SPI Storm - an advanced Serial Protocol Host Adapter from Belgian company Byte Paradigm - controlled from a PC through a USB interface. SPI Storm can access ASICs, SoCs, FPGAs and other digital embedded systems that use serial protocols at speeds of up to 100 MHz at the I/O lines. Various serial protocols can be chosen from a standard library that includes: SPI (Serial Peripheral Interface), variants of SPI on 3 wires, and for the first time, dual-SPI and quad-SPI protocols. SPI Storm Studio software, provided free with SPI Storm, allows user-specific definition of custom protocols, including those requiring bi-directional signal lines.
Brainboxes expands it’s uPCI range with RS232 Opto Isolation cards
Brainboxes continues to expand its range, meeting customer specific demands. The latest cards in the range provide four RS232 serial ports that are Opto Isolated. They are launching two variants of the cards – 4 port RS232 with 4 lines Opto Isolated (TxD, RxD, RTS and CTS) available in low profile and standard height formats and a lower cost option that has 2 lines per port Opto Isolated. This range of products are compatible with desktop and server PCs and most suitable for those in an Industrial Environment.
X-ES Announces XPort6103, a Rugged Half-Terabyte (512 GB) Solid State Disk XMC with Data Encryption
Extreme Engineering Solutions, Inc. (X-ES) announced the immediate availability of the XPort6103, a conduction- or air-cooled Solid State Disk (SSD) XMC module that provides up to 512 GB, or a half terabyte (½ TB), of storage capacity with data encryption. With the ability to operate in demanding MIL-STD-810F environments that include harsh temperatures and rigorous shock and vibration conditions, the XPort6103 is well-suited to rugged, deployed, military applications with secure storage requirements.
Extended VLAN features for IRIS 520/540 EFM modems
DCombus IRIS 520/540 EFM SHDSL modems latest SW/FW version adds comprehensive VLAN configuration possibilities for operators and managed Ethernet service providers. Port based VLAN configs include features for VLAN double tagging (Q-in-Q) with selectable 0x8100 and 0x9100 Ethernet types. With the extended VLAN features and MTU (max Ethernet packet size) of 2047 enables even the most demanding operator applications.
PLX Engineering Executive to Present on 10GBase-T Enhancements, Implementation at Ethernet Summit
PLX Technology announced that Jose Tellado, PLX® vice president of systems engineering in the company's Teranetics 10GBase-T PHY division, will present on 10GBase-T third-generation enhancements, at the upcoming Ethernet Technology Summit, at the Santa Marriott Hotel, Santa Clara, Calif., Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2:00 p.m. (PST). Tellado will take part in the conference's panel focused on Ethernet chipsets and components.
Interface Masters and One Convergence Partner to Deliver a Fully Virtualized Octal PCI-e Accelerator Board Based on Cavium Networks NITROX® PX Security Processor Family
Interface Masters Technologies, an industry leader and innovator in networking solutions, is introducing an octal Cavium Networks NITROX PX CN1620 PCI-e accelerator board targeting networking appliances and servers requiring security acceleration for encrypt/decrypt and demanding asymmetric protocol operations. Interface Masters Technologies and Once Convergence will be demonstrating and presenting the Adapter in Booth #2645 at the RSA conference in San Francisco.
INTERFACE MASTERS - 10GbE PCI-e Smart Network Adapter for Security Appliances, Servers and Storage
Interface Masters Technologies, an industry leader in high speed networking systems, today announced 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10Gb) Smart Network Adapters. The Niagara 710 fully offloads secure network services, packet classification and network protocols processing from the host CPU to handle high speed network traffic up to 10 Gbps. The Smart Network Adapter comes in PCI-e form factor and is targeted at Networking and Security Appliances, Servers and Storage Systems.
AIS Introduces a Rugged Touch Panel PC Designed with EN 1.4301 / SAE 304 Grade Stainless Steel for Food and Beverage Industries
American Industrial Systems Inc. (AIS), has introduced a line of fully rugged Stainless Steel HMI touch panels for superior performance in wet, dusty, rugged, and humid environments. All the systems feature low power consumption, high reliability, long product life cycle and superior performance per watt operation. Additional options are available such as HMI Touch screen Capability, Sunlight Readability capability through Transflective enhancements, LED backlit Panels, and custom I/O´s; enhancing the versatility and utility of the display. The system feature a rugged stainless steel enclosure with polished surface for easy cleaning, meeting DIN EN 1672-2 standards for food processing machinery – safety and hygiene requirements. The AIS rugged touch panel PC´s are designed with EN 1.4301, DIN X5CrNi, SAE 304, and UNS S30400 grade stainless steel with anti-corrosive and chemical resistant touch screen for operator control and monitoring of food processing machines in the food industry.
AIS Releases a 20.1” UXGA 1600X1200 Ruggedized Rack Mounted LCD Display Meeting Military MIL-STD-810G and MIL-461F Specifications for Airborne and Shipboard Application
American Industrial Systems Inc. (AIS), an ISO 9001:2008 certified supplier and manufacturer if ruggedized color flat panel TFT displays and panel computer for military defense, aerospace, air traffic control, harsh environment and industrial applications. AIS introduces a 20.1" UXGA 1600X1200 ruggedized flat panel display meeting MIL-STD-810G Environmental Engineering and MIL-461F EMI/EMC compliance for extreme conditions including mechanical shock, vibration, humidity, temperature, and radiated emissions. The military grade 20.1" LCD display offers superior clarify, contrast, sharpness, and accurate color for airborne, ground, and naval military deployments.
Spirent Enables Location-Based Services (LBS) on LTE Devices
LTE networks make possible a new breed of location-based services (LBS) that need to determine a user's location quickly and accurately, at any time and in any place. To help accelerate the availability and verify the performance of these location services on LTE devices, leading mobile operators, technology developers and device manufacturers are using a pioneering lab-based LBS LTE test solution from Spirent Communications.
IBASE Releases All-in-one Digital Signage Panel PC based on 785E Chipset
IBASE Technology releases its latest sPPC-2200 21.5" scalable all-in-one panel PC. The sPPC-2200 incorporates the IB889 3.5" disk-size SBC that is based on the 785E chipset and 2.2GHz Turion II Neo N54H embedded processor and supports up to 4GB of DDR3 system memory.
Kontron updates 10G and 40G ATCA platforms for TEMs to build the 4G LTE EPC, IPTV and GPON infrastructure of 2012 and beyond
Kontron today - after months of collaboration with TEMs to migrate to 40G-ready ATCA platforms - officially announced the rollout of an updated program that features two new carrier-grade, 14-slot 10G and 40G ATCA platforms: the Kontron Open Modular Core OM9141-10G and Open Modular Core OM9141-40G. Both platforms are integrated with new sophisticated and faster bladed data transport, switching and system management hardware that TEMs can use as a starting point to build multiple new equipment configurations using CPU, NPU, DSP, storage and even specialized 3rd-party ATCA-based line cards that meet the requirements for 3G/4G, LTE, WIMAX, GPON and IPTV network elements.
MindTree Expands RUBIC Family of Business Intelligence Frameworks With Geospatial Solution Featuring Interactive Data Rendering
Global IT and Product Engineering Services company MindTree has announced RUBIC (Re-Usable Business Intelligence Components) GAZE, an intuitive business intelligence framework that enables rendering of data on top of live maps, including Google and Bing, for interactive data visualisation. RUBIC GAZE provides actionable geospatial intelligence that enables geographically distributed organisations to cost-effectively analyse regional performance and optimise their localised business strategies.
Kontron launches powerful 64-core Cavium Networks dual OCTEON II 40G ATCA Packet Processor Blade
Kontron unveiled today the 40GbE ATCA packet processor blade AT8242 designed with two powerful OCTEON II cnMIPS64 multi-core processors from Cavium Networks (NASDAQ: CAVM). This represents the third generation of Kontron products based on the OCTEON family of multi-core processors and is a clear game changer for telecom equipment manufacturers seeking the most efficient, densest, open standard 40G bladed hardware. The Kontron AT8242 manages complex networking functions and provides a future-proof investment that easily scales with the expected exponential growth of converged voice, video and data traffic over IP-based networks.
mimoOn announces design win and availability of mi!MobilePHYTM-TDD for LTE user equipment (UE) markets
mimoOn, a pioneer in LTE software implementation for Software Defined Radio (SDR) platforms, today announced availability of its LTE PHY software, mi!MobilePHYTM-TDD targeted at the LTE user equipment (UE) market. In addition, mimoOn also announced a design win with an unnamed silicon baseband vendor.
Picochip technology powers LTE femtocell from Airspan at MWC11
Picochip has today announced that its picoArray technology has been selected to implement LTE and other wireless processing in Airspan's new multi-standard 'small cell' basestation, the AirSynergy. Designed to deliver high-performance data capacity to densely populated urban hotspots, AirSynergy is easy to deploy in metropolitan areas on buildings, strand-mounted from utility poles or on lamp posts.
Tektronix Communications Leads Mobile Broadband Service Assurance Paradigm Shift with “Packets to People” Based Solutions
As mobile operators around the globe evolve their networks to meet ever-increasing subscriber demands, Tektronix Communications is working to ensure mobile broadband service assurance and profitability by providing insight into operators' complex networks from "packets to people." Since the introduction of the market-leading Iris suite of solutions in 2009, Tektronix Communications has grown the portfolio to encompass further mobile broadband technologies and network intelligence applications, and more than a dozen mobile service providers around the globe have deployed the solution.
Axiomtek’s First IP4X-rated Standalone Fanless Digital Signage Player, DSB-300
Axiomtek releases its first stand alone robust IP4X dust-proof digital signage player that is specifically designed for digital signage applications. The DSB-300 features IP4X-rated enclosure, hardware decoder, 1920 x 1080 resolution, and an Intel® AtomTM processor D525 1.8 GHz with 4GB DDR3 system memory.
Byte Paradigm announces First Serial Protocol Host Adapter that supports Dual- and Quad-SPI protocols
Byte Paradigm announced SPI Storm, an advanced Serial Protocol Host Adapter controlled from PC through USB interface. The device is capable of accessing ASIC, SoC, FPGA and other digital embedded systems that use serial protocols up to 100 MHz at their I/Os. Serial protocol can be chosen from a library of standard protocols that includes: SPI (Serial Peripheral Interface), variants of SPI on 3 wires, and for the first time, dual-SPI and quad-SPI protocols. Alternatively, SPI Storm StudioTM software allows defining custom protocols, including protocols requiring bidirectional signal lines. In addition, SPI Storm features a side 8-bit GPO (General-purpose Output) port that can be synchronized with the serial port, to extend the number of available signal for even more complex interfaces.
Huawei Successfully Demonstrates End-to-End 100G and IP RAN Interoperability in EANTC's Tests
Huawei, a leader in providing next-generation telecommunications network solutions for operators around the world, today announced that its NE series routers have successfully completed multi-vendor interoperability tests by the European Advanced Networking Test Center (EANTC) within an end-to-end 100G domain. These tests demonstrate Huawei's leadership in next-generation super-capacity routers and IP RAN routing solutions for mobile backhaul.
Huawei Introduces iCare Solution for Bearer Networks
Huawei, a leader in providing next-generation telecommunications network solutions for operators around the world, today showcased its iCare solution for bearer networks (iCare) at MPLS & Ethernet World Congress. The solution is designed to support operators to improve performance and transmission quality of bearer networks and to realize simple O&M.
Broadcom Introduces Its Most Advanced GPS Solutions Featuring GLONASS Satellite Support
Broadcom announced two new GPS system-on-a-chip solutions that include support for the GLONASS Russian Navigation Satellite System, which almost doubles the number of satellites that are available for navigation. Broadcom introduces its most advanced GPS solutions to date for smartphones, mobile handsets, personal digital assistants (PDAs), portable media players and portable navigation devices (PNDs). The Broadcom® BCM47511 standalone GPS receiver and the Broadcom BCM2076 combo receiver with Bluetooth and an FM tuner feature dual constellation support of both GPS and GLONASS satellites.
GL Enhances T1 E1 Analyzer Products and Software
GL Communications Inc. announced today the release of T1 E1 Analyzer Software Version 6.0 along with new T1 E1 Hardware. Addressing the media, Mr. Vijay Kulkarni, CEO of the company said, Our T1 E1 Analysis suite of products provides comprehensive analysis and emulation capabilities for voiceband analysis and signaling protocol analysis".
Octasic Announces a Complete HSPA+ Solution for Indoor Enterprise Femtocells and Outdoor Picocells
Octasic Inc., a leading innovator of media processing and wireless solutions, today announced a low cost, low power integrated solution for femtocells and picocells. This latest Layer 1 firmware release runs on Octasic's previously announced OCT2224W SoC, based on its second generation asynchronous Opus2 DSP core, and is able to process up to 64 HSPA+ users on a single device. The solution will support indoor enterprise femtocells, indoor high capacity femtocells and picocells, outdoor picocells, and microcells.
X-ES - XChange1200, a 3U CompactPCI XMC/PMC Carrier
Extreme Engineering Solutions, Inc. (X-ES) announces the immediate availability of the XChange1200, an air-cooled, 3U CompactPCI (cPCI) XMC/PMC carrier card.
Multi-Tech and Premier Wireless Solutions Announce Distribution Partnership to Offer Quick Integration of M2M Communications
Multi-Tech Systems, a global manufacturer of device networking products for M2M (machine-to-machine) communications, announced today that Premier Wireless Solutions (PWS) is now a distributor of Multi-Tech's external and embedded modems.
Planarmag Product Technology From TE Brings Automated Embedded Magnetic Products To The Ethernet Market
Tyco Electronics (TE) unveiled three embedded magnetic product offerings from its recently acquired PlanarMag product technology – an embedded magnetic innovation that fully automates traditional hand-wound coiling processes. This new advancement enables economic and manufacturing scalability to provide faster manufacturing cycle times during periods of high demand and allows for consistent product lead time and supply.
Strategic Test announces World’s first Freescale i.MX53 processor DIMM module
Strategic Test is introducing the TX53 Computer on Module - a further addition to its CoM family based on Freescale's multimedia processors. The brand new module integrates the high-performance and energy-efficient ARM Cortex™ A8-based Freescale multimedia processor i.MX53 with 1 GHz clock speed and enhances Strategic's module family as its most powerful addition. Thanks to the i.MX53's support of multi-standard-video with up to 1080p, the module is ideal for deployment in embedded applications with high performance demands on graphic, video and visualization.
AirMagnet Enterprise 9.0 Innovation Redefines Wireless Network Protection
Fluke Networks today announced the availability of AirMagnet Enterprise, Version 9.0, the industry's premier wireless intrusion prevention system for managing and securing corporate WLAN deployments. The latest release introduces dynamic threat protection technology for WLAN security and performance management that eliminates Wi-Fi downtime and disruption by allowing organizations to dynamically update and defend the corporate network when new threats emerge.
u-blox - MAX-6, ultra-compact GPS modules for industrial applications
u-blox announced the MAX-6, a new family of ultra-miniature, rugged GPS modules optimized for industrial and telematics applications. The MAX-6 family delivers all the benefits of the u-blox 6 GPS platform in a more compact form factor than ever before: high-sensitivity, intelligent power management and seamless operation with u-blox' 2G and 3G wireless module families LEON and LISA. MAX comes in an ultra-compact, easy-to-mount 9.7 x 10.1 mm LCC package, and supports industrial temperature range.
HiSilicon, a Division of Huawei, Extends License of Tensilica's IP Cores, ConnX Baseband Engine, and HiFi Audio DSP for LTE Base Stations and Handsets
Tensilica announced that HiSilicon Technologies, a division of Huawei, has expanded its license (announced February 9, 2010) for Tensilica's dataplane processors (DPUs), ConnX(TM) Baseband Engine (BBE16), and HiFi Audio DSP (digital signal processing) semiconductor IP cores for LTE (Long-Term Evolution) basestations, handsets and other network infrastructure and customer premise equipment.
Optimus and Huawei Successfully Achieved 150 Mbps over LTE 2.6 GHz
Huawei, a leader in providing next-generation telecommunications network solutions for operators around the world, announced today a successful trial of LTE (Long Term Evolution) with Optimus. The trial achieved downlink speeds of 150 Mbps per user, and uplink speed of 60 Mbps, demonstrating Huawei's LTE stability and capability to provide unparalleled mobile broadband experience to end-users.
Advanced Photonix, Inc. Announces a Design Win With Leading OEM Telecom Systems Provider Based in China, in 40 Gigabit High Speed Optical Receivers
Advanced Photonix, Inc announced today that its subsidiary Picometrix will supply its industry leading 40 gigabit per second (Gb/s) high-speed optical receiver, the BR-40D, for long haul communications to a leading China OEM telecom systems provider that is a key supplier to the rapidly growing BRIC markets (Brazil, Russia, India and China).
New Emerson Network Power 10G AdvancedTCA(r) Switch Blade Drives Down
Emerson Network Power today announced its latest and most cost-effective 10G AdvancedTCA switch blade, the ATCA-F125. The ATCA-F125 enables network equipment manufacturers to combine many functions on a single blade so that available slots can be filled with revenue-generating application blades.
GL Enhances PacketExpert - Wirespeed Ethernet/Packet Tester
GL Communications Inc. announced today the release of its enhanced PacketExpert – A quad port wirespeed Ethernet/Packet Tester. Addressing a press conference, Mr. Jagdish Vadalia said, "PacketExpert™ is a quad port wirespeed Ethernet/Packet Tester that supports 4 Electrical Ethernet Ports (10/100/1000 Mbps) and 2 Optical Ports (1000 Mbps).
e-con Systems Announces Android Support for its Camera Daughter Boards
e-con Systems announces its Android camera driver for its e-CAM50_OMAP35x camera add-on board as it interfaces with OMAP evaluation board housing OV5642 camera sensor. e-CAM50_OMAP35x connects to the high speed CMOS sensor interface of the TI OMAP35x offering tremendous processing power through the superscalar ARM Cortex-A8 core running at 600MHz, says e-con.
Korenix JetNet 6710G-RJ / 6710G-M12 series 8 port Ruggedized 802.3at PoE Plus Giga Switches w/ -40~60oC ensure High Speed & High Power Connectivity in toughest Industrial Surveillance Applications
To ensure the reliable and high speed video transmission to high end PoE cameras under harsh conditions of industrial networks, Korenix offers the JetNet 6710G series high power PoE switches with the best ruggedized parameters, such as the vibration / shock resistant RJ45 and M12 connectors, -40~60oC wide op. temp. range and EN 50121-3-2 railway EMC compliant mechanical design, as a result providing exceptional solid Ethernet and PoE connections in railway/subway like deployments.