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NSDL Weekend Reader: A collection of exceptional DesignLine articles--Volume 13.
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3/30/2007   Post a comment
Some say 13 is an unlucky number--not this week. Weekend Reader topics include optical network efficiency, IEEE 1588, Real-time bandwidth, Signal Integrity, Performance per watt, and a lot more. Enjoy.
Sipera VIPER Lab issues SIP vulnerabilities threatening VoIP networks and users
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3/29/2007   Post a comment
Sipera VIPER Lab, operated by Sipera Systems, disclosed nine threat advisories for WiFi/dual mode telephones from vendors including RIM, HTC, Samsung, Dell and D-Link.
Network Instruments Study: VoIP reliability concerns remain
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3/29/2007   Post a comment
Although adoption of VoIP by businesses is widespread across the United States, a study released today by Network Instruments found that network engineers often lack the appropriate tools to successfully manage and troubleshoot VoIP performance problems.
ADC introduces three FTTX offerings at OFC/NFOEC 2007
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3/29/2007   Post a comment
ADC introduced its expanded line of OmniReach fiber-to-the-x (FTTX) solutions, a platform designed to meet the unique requirements of FTTX networks.
NTT Photonics unveils dual-mode optical fiber
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3/28/2007   Post a comment
At OFC, NTT Photonics Laboratories unveiled optical fiber that functions as both multi-mode and single-mode optical fiber, eliminating the need for expensive upgrades and reducing fiber management and ownership costs.
RIO 1.3 Approved
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3/28/2007   Post a comment
RapidIO Interconnect Specification 1.3 is now approved as a new ANSI standard.
NSDL Weekend Reader: A collection of exceptional DesignLine articles--Volume 12
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3/23/2007   Post a comment
Here is Volume 12 of the NSDL Weekend Reader with another dozen great articles from the DesignLine collection.
Microsemi announces pre-standard IEEE802.3at PoE integrated solution
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3/21/2007   Post a comment
Microsemi Corporation says it has the industry's first pre-standard IEEE802.3at power over Ethernet integrated solution family, delivering 36 watts of power for devices ranging from video screen phones and WiMAX transmitters to pan-tilt-zoom cameras, thin-clients and laptop computers.
CipherOptics unveils network-wide L2 security solution
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3/21/2007   Post a comment
CipherOptics announced the release and general availability of Layer 2 support for CipherEngine, providing the industry's first complete security solution for Layer 2 networks.
Bookham tunable laser assembly supports 40Gb/s
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3/21/2007   Post a comment
Bookham, Inc. announced its LambdaFLEX integrable Tunable Laser Assembly (iTLA) was selected by equipment vendors to support 40Gb/s DWDM transmission systems, as a cost-effective, single product that covers all data rates up to 40Gb/s.
Cisco expands features in Optical Multiservice Transport
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3/21/2007   Post a comment
Cisco announced significant hardware and software upgrades to its Cisco ONS optical networking portfolio, providing greater flexibility and ease of migration from ring-based DWDM to mesh DWDM topologies.
Pirelli to demo 200km interoperability at OFC/NFOEC
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3/21/2007   Post a comment
Pirelli Broadband Solutions announced that it will demonstrate for the first time the interoperability between its MSA 300-pin Duobinary Transponder and its ultra-long reach DWDM XFP32 Transceiver at OFC/NFOEC in Anaheim, CA.
Calient and EdenTree pen exclusive agreement covering network lab automation
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3/21/2007   Post a comment
Calient Networks and EdenTree Technologies announced an exclusive technology and distribution agreement for integrated network lab automation solutions.
Luxtera adds pure germanium around optical waveguides
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3/21/2007   Post a comment
Luxtera Inc. announced that it is the first to use a standard SOI-CMOS fabrication process, and by strategically adding pure germanium around optical waveguides, it developed an integrated long-wavelength photodetection capability
Tip of the Week--Really
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3/19/2007   Post a comment
Okay I'm committed, and I know you'll hold me to it. I'm going to print a 'Tip of the Week' on this site--and shoot for every week. After all, it doesn't say 'Tip of the week sometimes,' now does it?
IDT delivers first PCIe interconnect providing predictable performance and scalability
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3/19/2007   Post a comment
Addressing the need for predictable performance, no matter the system load, form factors, and capacities, IDT announced the industry's first PCI Express-based PCIe system interconnect solution.
Open IPTV Forum launched
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3/19/2007   Post a comment
Nine companies joined forces including Ericsson, Matsushita, Panasonic, Philips, Samsung, Siemens AG, Sony, AT&T, Telecom Italia, and France Telecom, to set a single global standard for IPTV.
NSDL Weekend Reader: A collection of exceptional DesignLine articles--Volume 11
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3/16/2007   Post a comment
I'm up to No. 11 already on the NSDL Weekend Reader. If you haven't looked at the collection yet, what are you waiting for? This week, the spotlight is on thermal analysis.
VIA launches Nano-ITX mainboard
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3/15/2007   Post a comment
VIA Technologies introduced the 12cm x12cm VIA EPIA NX-series mainboard, calling it the highest performance, most power efficient and feature-rich Nano-ITX platform ever.
ZTE selects EZchip NP-2 & NP-3 network processors
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3/15/2007   Post a comment
EZchip announced that ZTE Corporation selected its NP-2 and NP-3 network processors for a next-generation Carrier-class platform. The ZTE IP products target the aggregation, metro and core of the carrier network, and high-end enterprise networks.
Stratix II GX FPGAs meet CEI-6G-LR/SR specs
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3/15/2007   Post a comment
Altera Corporation successfully completed characterization of its Stratix II GX FPGA family for the Optical Internetworking Forums (OIFs) Common Electrical Interface 6 Gbps Long Reach and Short Reach (CEI-6G-LR/SR) specifications.
Solarflare and SMC team up on 10GBASE-T line
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3/15/2007   Post a comment
Solarflare and SMC announced that SMC will incorporate Solarflare PHY and controller silicon components in its standards-based networking products, and launch a family of 10 Gigabit NIC products.
DAA module reduces telephone line interface size by almost 50%
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3/15/2007   Post a comment
Xecom's telephone interface module, the XE0402LCC, barely half the size of the previous generation product, includes a solid-state hook-switch, caller ID pass through, and ring detector while providing a full 3000 VAC isolation barrier.
ADI Blackfin outperforms competition in EEMBC benchmarks
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3/15/2007   Post a comment
Analog Devices, Inc. announced Blackfin BF533 processor results in a wide range of tests performed by EEMBC.
LitePoint raises IQ scores
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3/15/2007   Post a comment
LitePoint Corporation's announced turnkey WiMAX manufacturing test software based on Beceem Communications' mobile WiMAX chipset running on the LitePoint IQmax family of advanced WiMAX one-box test solutions.
ECI unveils smallest multi-ADM64 multi-service aggregation platform for metro access
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3/15/2007   Post a comment
ECI Telecom claims its XDM-300 is the smallest Multi-ADM64 multi-service aggregation platform is the most cost-effective multi-service aggregation solution for such applications such as wireless backhaul and Metro Ethernet services.
Do you want to go to MIT? Now you can.
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3/14/2007   Post a comment
Imagine sitting in a remote corner of the world and having access to Circuits and Electronics, Linear Algebra, Physics, and more at MIT.
NSDL Weekend Reader: A collection of exceptional DesignLine articles--Volume 10
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3/9/2007   Post a comment
Here is Volume 10 of the ever-popular NSDL Weekend Reader. Lots of great articles this week to help you perform your job.
$58M--An expensive slap on the wrist for a low-cost telephone company
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3/8/2007   Post a comment
It wasn't the $197 million that Verizon wanted from Vonage for infringing on three of its patents, but a $58M judgment is no small change to the low-cost telephone service provider.
National unveils lowest jitter cable equalizer for beyond 40-meter reach
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3/8/2007   Post a comment
National Semiconductor Corporation introduced a cable equalizer that enables video professionals and consumers to extend the reach of their digital visual interface (DVI) and high-definition multimedia interface (HDMI) cable connections beyond 40 meters.
Stretch unveils second-generation software configurable processor architecture
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3/8/2007   Post a comment
Stretch Inc. announced its S6 Software Configurable Processor (SCP) architecture. Optimized specifically for high-performance video and wireless signal processing, the S6 Architecture offers unmatched price/performance in these demanding applications.
Spirent combines GPS/Galileo simulation
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3/8/2007   Post a comment
Spirent Communications announced the availability of its GSS7900 GPS/Galileo Simulation System.
IPTV test application integrates transport, infrastructure and service
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3/8/2007   Post a comment
Ixia, a global provider of IP performance test systems, announced the ability to generate and analyze IPTV video traffic over emulated IP network topologies.
EdenTree server configuration tool reduces test lab configuration complexity
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3/8/2007   Post a comment
EdenTree Technologies announced the availability of EdenTree Configuration Manager, a breakthrough application that radically reduces software test cycles through automated reconfiguration of computers used in test lab environments.
Sipera delivers comprehensive VoIP to branch offices
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3/8/2007   Post a comment
Sipera Systems extended its award-winning line of VoIP security products to enterprise branch offices.
Low-cost 8-port PoE midspan targets SOHO and security
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3/8/2007   Post a comment
Phihong USA, a provider of Power-over-Ethernet solutions, has developed a low-cost, 8-port midspan.
RIOLAB qualifies TI DSPs for device interoperability Level 1
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3/7/2007   Post a comment
Texas Instruments (TI) TMS320C6455 and TMS320TCI6482 digital signal processors (DSP) are the first DSPs to have successfully passed Device Interoperability Level 1 (DIL-1) testing against all other vendor devices in the RIOLAB hardware library.
Tundra Semiconductor Tsi578 Serial RapidIO switch passes RIOLAB Level 1 test
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3/7/2007   Post a comment
Tundra Semiconductor Tsi578 Serial RapidIO switch is a Device Interoperability Level 1 (DIL-1) Qualified Device, having successfully passed DIL-1 testing against all other vendor devices in the RIOLAB hardware library.
GIPS intros remote extension and click-to-talk
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3/7/2007   Post a comment
Global IP Solutions (GIPS) announced the availability of two enterprise solutions, Remote Extension (RE) and Click-to-Talk (CTT).
NSDL Weekend Reader : A collection of exceptional DesignLine articles--Volume 9
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3/2/2007   Post a comment
There were so many great articles to select from across the DesignLine system. The topics below span another "Under the Hood," VoWLAN, ISM-Band, multicore network-on-chips, and a whole lot more.
SIP-based dual-mode WiFi GSM solution reduces total cost of mobility
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3/1/2007   Post a comment
Wasted productivity, total cost of ownership, and device management across the enterprise were three motivators resulting in the creation of HiPath MobileConnect by Siemens Communications.


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