Praesum Communications Introduces RapidIO® DQU SwitchKit ™

Santa Rosa, Calif. (September 14, 2018). Praesum Communications continues to be a vanguard in networking technology with the introduction of RapidIO® Distributed Queuing Unit (DQU) switching IP, a scalable switch architecture capable of multi-terabit aggregate switching performance. RapidIO DQU Switch is a set of IP building blocks coupled with a complete development environment that can be used to create an extensive array of RapidIO switch configurations. ” Interconnect issues are…

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BAE Systems’ new software-defined radion assembly makes space missions more flexible

BAE Systems today unveils its new general software-defined radio assembly for high reliability commercial and Department of Defense space applications. The SDR integrates the company’s RAD5545™ Single Board Computer (SBC) with advanced Field Programmable Gate Array-based transceivers, enabling unparalleled flexibility, on-orbit reprogrammability and increased capacity for signals processing. “The flexibility allowed by the general-purpose software defined radio for customers to reprogram missions makes this hardware a product our customers will be able to use into the…

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BAE Systems Announces next-generation radiation-hardened computer for space

BAE Systems, a world leader in radiation-hardened computers and processors for satellites and spacecraft, today announced a new generation of its flagship space computer that combines fast performance and extreme resiliency to enable previously impossible missions in the harsh environment of space. The new RAD5545TM single-board computer (SBC) provides next-generation spacecraft with the high-performance onboard processing capacity needed to support future space missions — from weather and planetary exploration to communications, surveillance, tracking,…

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BAE Systems Uses IDT Technology to Develop New Space-Grade Chip to Speed Data

BAE Systems has leveraged the superior semiconductor networking capabilities of Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT®) to develop a new technology for space applications that will allow greater volumes of data to be transferred at speeds higher than ever before possible during space missions. The new space-grade microchip, known as the RADNET1848-PS space-grade RapidIO switch, will use IDT’s RapidIO interconnect technology to speed massive amounts of data through a network of…

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Will RapidIO Become The Fabric For ARM-Based Servers?

By: Chris A. Ciufo, Editor-in-Chief, Embedded; Extension Media Original article published on the EECatalog site can be found here. Rick O’Connor and I go way back—all the way back to Ottawa, Canada where he was CTO at Tundra Semiconductor, freshly spun out of Newbridge Networks. He’s an expert on interface ICs, from the VMEbus chips I was buying from him for our VME boards, to all manner of fabric interconnects….

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RapidIO based Analytics at PayPal

HP Leverages Texas Instruments ARM based DSPs over a RapidIO 2D Torus Unified Fabric to meet Performance Critical Analytics needs at PayPal                                                                                                      This blog…

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IIT Madras Open Source Processor Project

RapidIO.org member, Indian Institute of Technology has announced an exciting new open source processor project called “Shakti”.  Under the leadership of Project Coordinators, Professor. V. Kamakoti (veezhi@gmail.com) and G. S. Madhusudan (mail@gsmadhusudan.net) a team of Research Scholars [Neel Gala (neelgala@gmail.com), Bodduna Rahul (rahul.bodduna@gmail.com) and Arjun Menon (c.arjunmenon@gmail.com)] at the Indian Institute of Technology – Madras Computer Architecture and Systems Lab  (IIT-Madras CASL) are developing an open source processor architecture called…

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