How not to smoke your CompactPCI board
When you new CompactPCI board starts smoking after you plug it into a backplane, that's a sure sign it's time to get to know the CompactPCI bus a whole lot better.
Three part PCI bridge performance advantages
The PCI Interface, which was originally created for the personal computer, has now been universally adopted by system designers for use in datacom, telecom, PCs, servers, and many other systems. Currently, the PCI Interface is used mainly as an expans...
Building an IEEE-1394 communication module for your device
This is a continuation of the article "demystifying IEEE-1394: an inside-out look at 1394 software layers and the software interaction between them" that appear in the January 2001 CPCI issue.
CompactPCI is increasingly living up to its name: Something is happening on the backplane
Backplane manufacturers are not immune to the mounting pressure to minimize the space occupied by components in the sub rack, where every single slot width is at stake. At the same time the technical requirements for interference immunity and failure ...
Anticipating the impact of high-power system features
This article discusses the impact of high-power system features and how building needed options into the systems from the beginning, manufacturers can develop systems that prove more cost-efficient in both the short and long term.
Industry Feature: Real-time CompactPCI Applications
There are four articles and they are: Network-Attached Storage by Janis Cortese, Continuos Computing Corporation Real-time CPCI Solutions burst in the railway industry by Guido Guidi, GESPAC Mustang Dyno uses National Instruments LabVIEW Real-time and...
Powering carrier-grade systems
This article discusses the powering of embedded computer systems.
Partnership programs making multi-vendor solutions a reality
In order to meet service providers’ needs for end-to-end solutions, ipVerse, Inc., a softswitch supplier providing multivendor solutions for service providers, formed the Open Softswitch Alliance (OSA). ipVerse launched the partnership program i...
Industry Partner Programs -- Improving products, time-to-market, and profits
This partnership approach has worked in providing customers with the best technologies in a system and eliminating the concern of the OEMs in qualifying multiple vendors.
Providing high-quality voice synthesis in a small footprint
This article surveys the various types of speech response systems offered in the market today and then narrows its focus to text-to-speech systems, such as those based on DEC talk technology.
CEO’s discuss their challenges for CompactPCI for 2001. Thirty-seven movers and shakers in the CompactPCI industry share how their companies will focus their energy to meet these demands this year.
Infiniband: an I/O interconnect with promise
Infiniband, the new point-to-point switched fabric interconnect, is expected to replace the Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI) bus, and become the de-facto out-of-the-server interconnect. Pushing I/O outside the box also allows servers and I/O to...