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Pentium M 6U-sized Eurocard handles realtime applications
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5/26/2005   Post a comment
Here's a single-board computer that's optimized for embedded realtime applications and for low power. Running a 1.6-GHz Pentium M, it achieves performance comparable to that of a 2.4-GHz Pentium 4, but at sharply reduced dissipation.
Multiple-processor VME boards serve air-cooled MIL applications
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5/24/2005   Post a comment
Mercury Computer's got a conduction-cooled so-called multicomputer that can scale more than seventy PowerPC nodes connected by a high-bandwidth communications fabric. This product can dish up a total of 460-GFLOPS in processing power.
Ka-ching! Microsoft spins Windows for cash registers
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5/24/2005   Post a comment
Microsoft Corp. has rolled out its first version of Windows Embedded tailored for a vertical market.
Custom PowerPC drives new Xbox 360 to teraflops performance
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5/13/2005   Post a comment
Microsoft Corp. shifted up from the X86 to a custom triple-core, dual-threaded PowerPC for its Xbox 360 which the company claims delivers 1-teraflop performance.
Board initiative, products address MIL COTS obsolescence problem
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5/12/2005   Post a comment
If you're working with leading-edge MIL designs, you'll be interested in this development from board vendor General Micro Systems. GMS is debuting what it calls a Processing Engine initiative to help solve a knotty technology problem that's impacting military designers everywhere these days. The problem is how to successfully use commercial off-the-shelf hardware in the face of galloping technology. GMS has two new products as part of its Processing Engine initiative.
FSMLabs Carrier Grade RTLinuxProC features Hard Real-time
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5/11/2005   Post a comment
FSMLabs has announced availability of Carrier Grade RTLinuxPro 2.2, a complete Open Source Development Labs (OSDL)-registered Carrier Grade Linux implementation and development environment with hard real-time capability.
Zilog releases nextgen 8-bit MCU RTOS and net protocol suite
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5/9/2005   Post a comment
Zilog IInc. has rolled out a new version of ZPT, its integrated, preemptive multitasking OS and TCP/IP protocol software suite for the eZ80Acclaim! family of 8-bit Flash MCUs.
Sun to develop products for Indian, Chinese markets
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5/6/2005   Post a comment
Sun Microsystems said Friday (May 6)it will develop products for the fast-growing Indian and Chinese markets.
CSS Labs adds white box service
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5/3/2005   Post a comment
Computer designer and integrator CSS Laboratories announced it has expanded its services with a private-label program that lets OEMs, value-added resellers, and network operators have customized configurations while preserving their brand identity.


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