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Feb
28
2007
Next-Gen VME: VITA 41 (VXS) Reliably "Switches" On
Sponsored by: Tundra and VMETRO
2PM EDT (12 years, 3 months ago)
Feb
21
2007
Interop Delivered: Overview of CP-TA Interoperability Compliance Document and Test Procedure Manual
Sponsored by: Communications Platforms Trade Association (CP-TA)
2PM EDT (12 years, 3 months ago)
The Communications Platforms Trade Association (CP-TA) is an association of communications platform and building block providers working together to accelerate the adoption of SIG-governed, open-specification-based communication platforms by certifying interoperable building blocks. This Webinar wil...
Jan
25
2007
Mapping Multi-function Radar Algorithms Across a VPX-REDI System
Sponsored by: Mercury Computer Systems
2PM EDT (12 years, 4 months ago)
Advanced multi-function radar systems present enormous challenges, as they must simultaneously provide multi-mode search, multi-target tracking, synthetic aperture radar (SAR) imaging, and space time adaptive processing (STAP). These systems will be deployed in some of the harshest and most demandin...
Dec
06
2006
Optimizing DSP Algorithms for FPGA Implementation
Sponsored by: Synplicity
2PM EDT (12 years, 6 months ago)
FPGAs offer a wide range of cost/performance for implementing DSP algorithms. Finding the optimal implementation usually involves exploring the tradeoffs between fully parallel vs. serial architectures of the algorithm and will be highly dependent on the available resources, speed, and architecture...
Dec
06
2006
Using PXI Digital Test Instrumentation for Video Test Applications
Sponsored by: PXISA and Geotest-Marvin Test Systems
11AM EDT (12 years, 6 months ago)
Nov
30
2006
Tackling FPGA Design Challenges for Embedded Systems
Sponsored by: Pentek
2PM EDT (12 years, 6 months ago)
Nov
29
2006
SA Forum: The Next Steps
Sponsored by: Service Availability Forum
2PM EDT (12 years, 6 months ago)
The Service Availability Forum has made great strides in 2006 with the release of the updated Hardware Platform Interface, the Application Interface Specification, and the new Systems Management Interfaces. This webinar will give participants a look at the current roadmap and expected releases for 2...
Nov
16
2006
MicroTCA - A Powerful New Standard for Cost Effective Carrier Grade Equipment
Sponsored by: CorEdge Networks, Interphase Corporation, Embedded Planet, and GE Fanuc Embedded Systems
7PM EDT (12 years, 7 months ago)
Learn what's essential to know for your enterprise - why has MicroTCA emerged so rapidly as an important new platform standard for telecommunications, medical, and mil/aero markets? This live E-cast looks at what is ahead for MicroTCA with its extremely high performance and bandwidth, plus its abili...
Nov
08
2006
Design Challenges for PCI Express Board Products
Sponsored by: ChipX and Lattice Semiconductor
2PM EDT (12 years, 7 months ago)
Engineers designing an embedded computing processor or I/O board face many challenges and choices. This E-cast will explore what happens when chipset are not available or alternatives are needed to meet specific design requirements.
Nov
07
2006
Using Linux to build powerful TDM/IP Edge Processors
Sponsored by: Performance Technologies
2PM EDT (12 years, 7 months ago)
This seminar will cover how today's engineering development teams can utilize a multipurpose embedded Linux distribution to create powerful embedded solutions. We will explore how open source packages developed and maturing today provide a path to carrier-grade Linux (CGL) solutions for embedded dev...
Oct
26
2006
Bringing a Quad-Core Intel Server to Embedded Applications
Sponsored by: Mercury Computer Systems
2PM EDT (12 years, 7 months ago)
This seminar compares the benefits of SMP and distributed architectures as implemented for different types of processors. Developers and innovators who require embedded multiprocessing solutions can benefit from this seminar, which will present: (1) The ease of use and code portability of SMP archit...
Oct
24
2006
COM Express - the new Computer-On-Module specification from PICMG
Sponsored by: RadiSys
1PM EDT (12 years, 7 months ago)
The COM Express standard defines a small form factor single board computer based on high performance PCI Express fabric technology. Com Express boards can be used standalone for embedded applications or can act as a CPU mezzanine that plugs onto an application specific I/O base board. Using COM Expr...
Oct
12
2006
Using FPGAs as high performance digital signal processors
Sponsored by: Lyrtech and Nallatech
2PM EDT (12 years, 8 months ago)
The inherent parallelism of high density FPGAs, plus their ability to realize myriad DSP algorithms -- while also adding microprocessor capabilities -- has made them the logical choice in DSP systems. While not replacing the general purpose DSP IC, FPGAs complement signal processing applications so...
Sep
13
2006
OpenSystems Publishing 2007 Talking Media Kit
Sponsored by: OpenSystems Media
2PM EDT (12 years, 9 months ago)
Sep
12
2006
DSP/FPGA, Reconfigurable Computing
Sponsored by: GEDAE, Celoxia, ICS, Annapolis
2PM EDT (12 years, 9 months ago)
The market for DSP, and FPGAs used as signal processing engines and in reconfigurable computing applications, is larger today than ever. We will be examining the use of these technologies in the embedded marketplace and discussing the "hot issues" for busy engineers.
Aug
24
2006
RapidIO System Architecture: What Designers Need to Know
Sponsored by: RapidIO Trade Association, Mercury Computer Systems, IDT, Inc., Tundra, Freescale
2PM EDT (12 years, 9 months ago)
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Jun
29
2006
Advanced Mezzanine Standard: Power, Performance, and Flexibility in a Small Package
Sponsored by: Surf Communication Solutions and GE Fanuc Embedded Systems
7PM EDT (12 years, 11 months ago)
Learn the nuts and bolts of how the AdvancedMC platform forms a basis for flexible AdvancedTCA designs and the new MicroTCA system-level specification, which gives telecom equipment solutions providers a versatile tool for addressing applications with tight cost and space restraints. As an ever-incr...
Jun
27
2006
Maximum Multicore: Getting the Most Performance
Sponsored by: Ardence, AMD, National Instruments
7PM EDT (12 years, 11 months ago)
Today's multicore processors are designed to deliver outstanding performance, and embedded designers need to understand both the hardware and the software to optimize their systems. In this live event, we'll hear from AMD and Ardence on key points in their multicore architectures, and techniques to...
May
24
2006
Working Together to Drive a Mainstream Market for Open, Industry Standards-based Communications Platforms
Sponsored by: CP-TA, Intel, SCOPE, SA Forum, and OSDL
7PM EDT (13 years ago)
Five organizations are working together to drive a mainstream market for open industry standards-based communications platforms. Join the Communications Platforms Trade Association (CP-TA), Open Source Development Labs (OSDL), PCI Industrial Computer Manufacturers Group (PICMG), Service Availability...
May
03
2006
Data Acquisition and Processing Systems for Space Constrained and Harsh Environments
Sponsored by: Mercury Computer Systems
7PM EDT (13 years, 1 month ago)
High-performance processing in a 3U form factor offers unique capabilities that address the severe size, weight, and power constraints for deployed mission-critical applications such as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and high-mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicles (HMMWVs). This se...
Apr
25
2006
New VITA standards
Sponsored by: VMEtro and Curtiss Wright
7PM EDT (13 years, 1 month ago)
In the coming months, we will see great activity pertaining to VITA 46, and its related standards VITA 48 and VITA 56. Chris Ciufo will investigate the markets and applications for all of these - and more - to try to help readers understand where each fits, and why. Sorting out these new standards i...
Apr
05
2006
Deploying the Cell Broadband Engine Processor in Military Ground Vehicles
Sponsored by: Mercury Computer Systems
7PM EDT (13 years, 2 months ago)
The Cell Broadband Engine (BE) processor is a breakthrough technology capable of massive floating-point processing for compute-intensive applications. Originally designed for the home entertainment market, the Cell BE processor's architecture of nine heterogeneous on-chip cores is ideal for the type...
Mar
28
2006
Meeting carrier requirements with AdvancedTCA and AdvancedMCs
Sponsored by: Diversified Technology, Embedded Planet, Kontron, and RadiSys
7PM EDT (13 years, 2 months ago)
Modular standards such as AdvancedTCA and AdvancedMCs promise Telecom Equipment Manufacturers reduced design and manufacturing costs as well as marketing advantages from standards claims. The potential market scale for these standards encompasses green-field equipment opportunities, customization pr...
Mar
15
2006
Supercharging Your RF Channelizing Technology with VXS
Sponsored by: Mercury Computer Systems
7PM EDT (13 years, 3 months ago)
VXS adds a high-speed, serial RapidIO fabric to the battle-tested VME architecture. This VITA 41.2 extension promises to increase the performance of fabric-limited applications by three times or more. Designers and developers are looking to VXS to solve defense embedded compute problems with serial...

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