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New BlueSky GNSS Firewall From Microsemi
GPS revolutionized the world with its ability to provide accurate and cost-effective positioning, navigation and timing (PNT), yet its rapid adoption has caused critical infrastructure sectors to be overly dependent upon the satellite-based system. The signals transmitted from GPS and other Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) constellations can be a threat vector, which, if disrupted, could harm key critical infrastructure sectors including...
High speed signal processing radiation tolerant FPGAs
Wholly owned subsidiary of Microchip Technology, Microsemi Corporation, has announced its RTG4 high speed signal processing radiation tolerant field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) have achieved Qualified Manufacturers List (QML) Class V qualification by the Defence Logistics Agency (DLA).
Addressing high bandwidth storage needs
It has been announced by Microsemi Corporation that they are introducing the new SXP 24G family of devices, 24G SAS (SAS-4) expanders for server and networked storage. 24G SAS doubles the bandwidth of the storage interconnect, which enables the full bandwidth of the PCIe Gen 4 to be utilised by the storage interconnect.
Low latency, low power, high reliability Gen 4 PCIe switches
Sampling availability of the Switchtec Gen 4 PCIe switches from Microsemi corporation has been announced. Switchtec aims to enable customers to build next-gen high performance, low latency interconnect solutions in high growth markets including machine learning, data centre servers and storage equipment.
Unleashing the potential of storage infrastructure technologies
Microsemi Corporation has leveraged its position on 24G SAS and PCIe Gen 4 tri-mode controller technology with the announcement of the SmartROC 3200 and SmartIOC 2200 storage controllers.
Sampling high performing enterprise Gen 4 PCIe controller
Microsemi has announced its new Flashtec NVMe 3016 Gen 4 PCIe controller is now sampling to early adopter customers. As the industry’s first enterprise controller of its kind, the NVMe 3016 addresses market demand for high-reliability, high-performance PCIe Gen 4 NVMe solid state drives (SSDs) and is capable of delivering greater than 8GB per second throughput and more than 2 million IOPS.
FPGAs enabling smallest, lowest power DisplayPort implementations
It has been announced by Microsemi, that Bitec’s DisplayPort intellectual property (IP) core optimised for PolarFire field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) is available. Compared to alternative solutions, the core gives designers the ability to take advantage of the PolarFire family’s smaller size and 50% lower power to enable stunning image quality in small form factor embedded displays and monitors.
Network synchronisation IC designed for 5G wireless infrastructure
The release of the newest network synchronisation integrated circuit (IC) product family from Microsemi has been announced, for Synchronous Ethernet (SyncE) and IEEE 1588 timing and line card applications. Targeted for upcoming 5G wireless equipment and network infrastructure, the new product family provides advanced phase measurement and adjustment capabilities which simplify next-gen transport and wireless equipment design.
Collaboration to deliver OTN solution for 5G
A collaboration has been announced by Microsemi with Chia Telecom Beijing Research Institute to define and develop next-gen optical transport solutions to meet the requirements of 5G.
Chip scale atomic clock for space
The SA.45s Commercial Space Chip Scale Atomic Clock (CSAC) has been announced by Microsemi Corporation, a commercially available radiation-tolerant CSAC. Suited for low Earth orbit (LEO) applications, the device provides the accuracy and stability of atomic clock technology while achieving reduced size, weight and power (SWaP) consumption.
Grandmaster clock offers scalability and precision
Microsemi has announced it has enabled cable TV and internet provider Stofa, based in Denmark, to successfully complete the first trial in Europe deploying a new type of architecture--Remote PHY (R-PHY)--based upon the DOCSIS 3.1 standard in Europe.
SiC MOSFET and schottky barrier diode portfolio expanded
Microsemi has announced it will be expanding its Silicon Carbide (SiC) MOSFET and SiC diode product portfolios early next quarter, including samples of its next-gen 1,200V, 25 and 80Ω SiC MOSFET devices; next-gen 700V, 50A Schottky Barrier Diode (SBD) and corresponding die. These SiC solutions, along with other recently announced devices in the SiC SBD/MOSFET product families, will be demonstrated 5th-7th June in hall 6, booth 318 at P...
Production-qualification milestone reached for PolarFire FPGA family
Microsemi has announced its first cost-optimised, low power, mid-range PolarFire Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) device is now production-qualified. With 300K Logic Elements (LEs), the second largest device in the family targets a variety of applications in the communications, defence, industrial and aviation markets. The company also announced full Libero SoC Design Suite support for PolarFire devices, giving designers the ability to design...
SyncServer S80 recognised for innovation in electronic physical security
Microsemi has announced it is the recipient of the Security Industry Association’s (SIA) New Product Showcase (NPS) award for its network-ready, highly accurate and secure SyncServer S80 server.
Designation paves the way for QML class V qualification
Microsemi has announced its RTG4 high-speed signal processing radiation-tolerant FPGAs have achieved Qualified Manufacturers List (QML) Class Q qualification by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). The qualification, which validates the quality and reliability of RTG4 FPGAs as well as the company's qualification and manufacturing screening processes, enables easier design of Microsemi's flash technology into space applications due to the streamlin...
Cesium atomic clock portfolio compliant with ITU standards
Microsemi has announced completion of certification of its portfolio of cesium clocks to be compliant with the new G.811.1 recommendation (known as enhanced Primary Reference Clocks, or ePRC) from the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) for timing characteristics of enhanced primary reference clocks. This new standard raises the bar for frequency accuracy by an order of magnitude from 1x10E-11 to 1x10E-12.
Radiation tolerant eight-channel source driver for space programmes
Microsemi has announced its radiation-tolerant AAHS298B eight-channel source driver for space applications, which has been successfully qualified and certified by the US Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) as Qualified Manufacturers List (QML) Class V and Q, with four Standard Microcircuits Drawings (SMDs) listed, is now in production.
Market opportunities for cloud data centres expanded
Microsemi has announced interoperability between its 12 gigabits per second (Gbps) SAS/SATA Host Bus Adapters (HBAs) and Redundant Array of Independent Disk (RAID) adapters, including the Microsemi Adaptec HBA 1100, SmartHBA 2100 and SmartRAID 3100, part of its Smart Storage adapters portfolio, and AMD’s EPYC processor series.
IP offerings for machine vision applications
Microsemi has announced it has expanded the third-party IP offerings for its cost-optimised, low power, mid-range PolarFire FPGAs. With new support of artificial intelligence (AI)/machine learning IP and HDMI 2.0b interfaces, the company’s award-winning PolarFire device can now be used in industrial artificial intelligence applications which leverage the rich resources in the FPGA, particularly the large quantities of digital signal pr...
Terabit OTN switching cards for flexible optical networks
Microsemi has announced DIGI-G5, enabling packet optical transport platforms to triple in capacity while slashing power consumption by 50% per port. Fortifying Microsemi as the OTN)processor market leader, the new DIGI-G5 delivers an unprecedented 1.2 Tbps of combined OTN and client interfaces and is first to market with newly standardised 25 GE, 50GE, 200GE, 400GE, FlexO and FlexE with integrated security engine enabling flexible encrypted optic...