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iWave launches iW-RainboW-G63M

29th May 2024
Sheryl Miles
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iWave introduces iW-RainboW-G63M: a System on Module (SoM) based on the AMD series, targeting next-generation network and cloud deployments.

The new SoM features the Versal Premium series rich in networking interfaces, security engines, and high compute density required for a wide range of applications ranging from data centres and 5G to communication test equipment. The System on Modules and evaluation kits from iWave will be available for evaluation starting in December 2024.

iW-RainboW-G63M: The Versal Premium-based System on Module is compatible with an extensive series of chipsets: VP1552/VP1502/VP1402/VP1202/VP1102. The System on Module is integrated with 4GB LPDDR4 RAM, 256MB QSPI Flash, 16GB eMMC Flash, and 4Kbit EEPROM. Three high-speed expansion connectors supporting high speed transceiver channels up to 112Gbps speed and 192 user configurable IOs provided on the System on Module enable a multitude of interfaces available for the user.

The Versal SoM offers networked, power-optimised cores with many high-speed connectivity options like 112Gbps high-speed transceiver blocks providing superior bandwidth, multi-hundred-gigabit ethernet, PCIe Gen5 with built-in DMA, providing the flexibility to support a variety of data rates and protocols.

Versal Premium combines scalar engines (Arm Cortex A72 Cores applications processor and Arm Cortex R5 core for real-time processing and control) enabling compute for complex algorithms while enabling high levels of safety and security. Boasting high-speed cryptography engines, the Versal Premium series delivers 1.6Tb/s of line rate encryption throughput, making it an ideal platform for secure networks. With the System on Module, customers can build network and cloud applications with reduced development cost, reduced risk and time.

Key features of iW-RainboW-G63M SoM:

  • Pin compatible devices: VP1552/VP1502/VP1402/VP1202/VP1102
  • Dual Arm Cortex-A72 @1.7GHz
  • Dual Arm Cortex-R5F @800MHz
  • Up to 3837K Logic cells and 1754K LUTs
  • 3x 64bit 4GB LPDDR4, 256MB QSPI Flash, 16GB eMMC Flash, and 4Kbit EEPROM
  • 68x GTYP Transceivers @32Gbps
  • 16x GTM Transceivers @112Gbps
  • 96 LVDS Pairs and 192SE PL Ios
  • DA9062 PMIC with RTC                          
  • 3x 400-pin High-Speed Connectors
  • 1x GbE, 1x RGMII
  • 1x USB 2.0 OTG, 1x SD
  • 1x CAN, 1x I2C, 1x SPI, 1x UART
  • Form factor: 120mm x 90mm
  • Industrial grade
  • Product longevity of 10–15 years

“iW-RainboW-G63M System on Module is built to leverage the adaptive portfolio of Versal Premium, enabling the building of fast and secure networks while offering adaptable acceleration for new data-intensive workloads that are transforming networks and data centres,” says Mr. Abdullah Khan M, Director-Engineering at iWave Systems. “The System on Module is an ideal fit for applications like data centre interconnect, digital adaptive radars, network testers, metro/core transport, and security appliances where massive serial bandwidth, security, and compute density.”

Developers can initiate their projects with the Versal Premium evaluation kit. iWave facilitates both hardware and software development with tools like the Vivado design tool, Vitis unified software, frameworks, and accelerated libraries tailored for specific applications. Moreover, iWave offers personalised design and manufacturing services for the SoM, ensuring a holistic ecosystem for customers throughout their product development journey.

iWave is an embedded systems engineering and solutions company, designing solutions for the industrial, medical, automotive, and avionics vertical markets. Building on a core competency of embedded expertise since 1999, iWave boasts of an extensive portfolio of high-performance FPGA and SoC FPGA System on Modules and embedded computing platforms enabling customers in their product development journey.

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