In 2011, IBM will debut Blue Waters which it described in Tokyo Dec. 1st. Blue Waters will not only be the world's fastest supercomputer, but will feature a Terabit-per-second optical interconnect using Avago's microPOD. IBM did not announce any licensees to its CMOS Integrated Silicon Nanophotonics in Tokyo, but analysts told me that its CISN will likely be licensed to others for manufacturing as early as next year. One analyst suggested that a big manufacturer like Samsung might license CISN if it becomes convinced that optical interconnects have, after many years of speculation, finally arrived.
NASA's Orion Flight Software Production Systems Manager Darrel G. Raines joins Planet Analog Editor Steve Taranovich and Embedded.com Editor Max Maxfield to talk about embedded flight software used in Orion Spacecraft, part of NASA's Mars mission. Live radio show and live chat. Get your questions ready.
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