RapidIO and the New Age of Fabrics

  Sam Fuller Executive Director – RapidIO Trade Association In the late 90’s I had the privilege of working for Motorola and helping to plan the roadmap for PowerPC processors.  We were reviewing the interconnect technology requirements and recognized that the approach to buses that we were using were just not capable of scaling both bandwidth and connectivity concurrently.  The more devices you attached to a bus, in this case the 60x…

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RapidIO® Selected As Standard for Future Space-based Electronics

NGSIS group selects RapidIO as standard for next-generation satellite electronics The RapidIO Trade Association is pleased to announce that RapidIO has been selected as the basis for the Next Generation Space Interconnect Standard, an industry and government agreed standard for intra-satellite physical and logical interconnects. The NGSIS working group has been meeting for over a year with the charter of developing requirements for interconnect technology for use in satellites. Independent…

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CommAgility AdvancedMC module provides affordable FPGA performance and flexible I/O

High performance and multiple interfaces for wireless and general-purpose applications Loughborough, UK – May 22nd, 2012 CommAgility announced today the AMC-V6L, a competitively-priced FPGA processing module. The new board provides high performance in an AdvancedMC form factor, and an extensive set of high speed I/O for maximum flexibility in interfacing. The module is ideal for a wide range of applications including wireless, general-purpose FPGA acceleration and I/O processing. Despite its…

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Absolute Analysis Releases New Enhancements to Investigator for Serial RapidIO

Multi-Lane Support Has Been Released, Along with an Innovative Array of Connection Options Newbury Park, CA, April 17, 2012 -Absolute Analysis today announced new enhancements to its Investigator for Serial RapidIO (sRIO) solution. The solution now supports multi-lane designs (2x and 4x) with speeds of 1.25, 2.50, and 3.125 Gbps. Faster speeds scheduled for release later this year. These features add to the already existing 1x lane support up to…

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Fabric Embedded Tools Corp introduces RapidFET(tm) Probe2.0 to address testing needs for Gen2 RapidIO® systems

RapidFET(tm) Probe2.0 is designed to facilitate testing of both RapidIO Gen1 and Gen2 based systems Ottawa, Canada – April 3, 2012 – Fabric Embedded Tools Corporation (FET), the leading provider of RapidIO Network Management and Diagnostic Tools, today announces full production status on their RapidFET Probe2.0 product line. RapidFET Probe2.0 was introduced in the fall of 2011 and helped address a significant back log of demand for external diagnostic capabilities…

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