PICMG publishes master glossary

PICMG has posted a new reference document on its Web site. The PICMG Master Glossary contains a compilation of the definitions used in PICMG specifications, making it one of the most comprehensive glossaries in the industry.

WAKEFIELD, Mass., USA – September 17th, 2007 – PICMG has posted a new reference document on its Web site. The PICMG Master Glossary contains a compilation of the definitions used in PICMG specifications, making it one of the most comprehensive glossaries in the industry.

The PICMG master glossary was compiled by the Requirements Engineering Subcommittee and released as it completed its work. The committee collected the glossaries from the different PICMG specifications that included AdvancedTCA®, Advanced Mezzanine Card™,MicroTCA™, CompactPCI®, CompactPCI®Express and reconciled differences to compile a glossary with over 350 definitions.

“This glossary is a valuable resource for anyone working in the modular computing and telecommunications world as it contains many terms not clearly defined elsewhere” said Dick Somes, PICMG's Technical Officer. The PICMG master glossary can be viewed on the PICMG Web site www.picmg.org by clicking on the “Resources” link.

For a listing of member's products based on PICMG specification you can click on the “Products” page at www.picmg.org.

About PICMG

Founded in 1994, PICMG is a consortium of more than 450 companies that collaboratively develop open specifications for high performance telecommunications and industrial computing applications. The members of the consortium have a long history of developing and using leading-edge products for these industries. For information about PICMG membership, or to find out how to obtain PICMG specifications, visit the PICMG website at www.picmg.org or call PICMG headquarters at (781) 246-9318.