ATCA platform supports DSP, network processors for WiMAX Product News 2/28/2006 Post a comment Mercury Computer Systems is rolling out a modular AdvancedTCA platform for the dataplane that's built around the performance, scalability, and reliability of the serial RapidIO embedded system interconnect. The platform's architecture supports DSP, communications processors, FPGAs, and network processors.
Pentium-M chassis to underscore software productivity Product News 2/27/2006 Post a comment Thales Computers and IBM are readying a chassis called the PowerMP6. When it debuts in the near future, it will consist of multiple Pentium-M boards in a 19-in. rack. The PowerMP6 will be available in various customized configurations with up to eight processor boards per rack.
PCI-X board runs parallel TI DSPs Product News 2/27/2006 Post a comment Designed for high-speed I/O and processing, here's news of a board-level PCI-X drop-in that harnesses the power of up to nine TI TMS320C6414T DSPs. With that you can get over 2000-Mbytes/s of concurrent I/O, and the ability to combine any number of customer-specific channels of data for up to 500-Mbytes/s of continuous data input from an external source.
Oracle to set up innovation lab in India News & Analysis 2/21/2006 Post a comment Oracle Corp. will set up an innovation lab for embedded technologies in India, but will decide whether it will be located here or in Hyderabad, both locations of existing Oracle development centers.
Sun to support next-gen cryptography standard News & Analysis 2/15/2006 Post a comment Sun Microsystems Inc. has announced that the Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 will support Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC), a next generation security technology selected by the National Security Agency to protect classified U. S. Government information.
Nucleus RTOS supports Microsoft Media Transfer Protocol News & Analysis 2/9/2006 Post a comment Accelerated Technology has added support for Microsoft’s Media Transfer Protocol (MTP) to its Nucleus RTOS support package to allow developers to build embedded consumer devices that transfer digital media content such as pictures, music and video to and from a Windows PC.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.