RapidIO Trade Association Hosts Successful Events in China, Korea and Japan



The RapidIO Trade Association hosted four meetings in Asia recently to help leading companies in the region better understand the RapidIO technology and to see the complete eco-system available to support their RapidIO designs.  The meetings conducted in Seoul, Korea, Beijing and Shanghai, China and Tokyo, Japan were very well attended.  Information on RapidIO usage models, comparisons to Ethernet and roadmap information including the 10xN next-generation standard were also presented.Seven RapidIO member companies presented at the meetings including: Freescale, IDT, Texas Instruments, Altera and Mobiveil.  Auditing member companies CommAgility and FETCorp also presented their board-level and software managment and diagnostics products.The RapidIO Trade Association also conducted two press events during the tour with trade press in China and Japan.  While wireless infrstructure systems still lead the way in the use of RapidIO, there were many other types of systems represented according to customers at the event including industrial control, imaging and data center multi-processing.