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Index VMEbus

VMEbus (Versa Module Europa bus) is a computer bus standard, originally developed for the Motorola 68000 line of CPUs, but later widely used for many applications and standardized by the IEC as ANSI/IEEE 1014-1987. [1]

52 relations: Advanced Numerical Research and Analysis Group, American National Standards Institute, Atari MEGA STE, Atari TT030, Automatix, Aviion, Backplane, BLT (disambiguation), Bus (computing), Bus analyzer, Central processing unit, CompactPCI, Computer Automated Measurement and Control, Conventional PCI, Data acquisition, Deutsches Institut für Normung, DIN 41612, Direct memory access, Edge connector, ETAS, Eurocard (printed circuit board), Front Panel Data Port, HP 9000, IBM System 9000, Industry Standard Architecture, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, International Electrotechnical Commission, Interrupt, Jack Kister, List of interface bit rates, Logic analyzer, Megabyte, Memory segmentation, Motorola 68000, Motorola 88000, Motorola Single Board Computers, PA-RISC, Parallel communication, Plug and play, Serial communication, SGI Onyx, Single-board computer, STEbus, Sun-2, Sun-4, Symbolics, VME eXtensions for Instrumentation, VPX, VXS, 16-bit, ..., 32-bit, 64-bit computing. Expand index (2 more) »

Advanced Numerical Research and Analysis Group

Advanced NUmerical Research and Analysis Group (ANURAG) is a laboratory of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).

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American National Standards Institute

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a private non-profit organization that oversees the development of voluntary consensus standards for products, services, processes, systems, and personnel in the United States.

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The Atari Mega STE was Atari Corporation's last ST series personal computer, released in 1991.

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Atari TT030

The Atari TT030 is a member of the Atari ST family, released in 1990.

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Automatix Inc., founded in January 1980, was the first company to market industrial robots with built-in machine vision.

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Aviion (styled AViiON) was a series of computers from Data General that were the company's main product from the late 1980s until the company's server products were discontinued in 2001.

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A backplane (or "backplane system") is a group of electrical connectors in parallel with each other, so that each pin of each connector is linked to the same relative pin of all the other connectors, forming a computer bus.

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BLT (disambiguation)

BLT is a sandwich with filling of bacon, lettuce, and tomato.

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Bus (computing)

In computer architecture, a bus (a contraction of the Latin omnibus) is a communication system that transfers data between components inside a computer, or between computers.

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Bus analyzer

A bus analyzer is a type of a protocol analysis tool, used for capturing and analyzing communication data across a specific interface bus, usually embedded in a hardware system.

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Central processing unit

A central processing unit (CPU) is the electronic circuitry within a computer that carries out the instructions of a computer program by performing the basic arithmetic, logical, control and input/output (I/O) operations specified by the instructions.

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CompactPCI is a computer bus interconnect for industrial computers, combining a Eurocard-type connector and PCI signaling and protocols.

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Computer Automated Measurement and Control

Computer-Aided Measurement And Control (CAMAC) is a standard bus and modular-crate electronics standard for data acquisition and control used in particle detectors for nuclear and particle physics and in industry.

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Conventional PCI

Conventional PCI, often shortened to PCI, is a local computer bus for attaching hardware devices in a computer.

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Data acquisition

Data acquisition is the process of sampling signals that measure real world physical conditions and converting the resulting samples into digital numeric values that can be manipulated by a computer.

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Deutsches Institut für Normung

Deutsches Institut für Normung e.V. (DIN; in English, the German Institute for Standardization) is the German national organization for standardization and is the German ISO member body.

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DIN 41612

DIN 41612 is a DIN standard for electrical connectors that are widely used in rack based electrical systems.

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Direct memory access

Direct memory access (DMA) is a feature of computer systems that allows certain hardware subsystems to access main system memory (Random-access memory), independent of the central processing unit (CPU).

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Edge connector

An edge connector is the portion of a printed circuit board (PCB) consisting of traces leading to the edge of the board that are intended to plug into a matching socket.

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The ETAS Group is a German company which designs solutions and tools for the development of embedded systems for the automotive industry and other sectors of the embedded industry.

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Eurocard (printed circuit board)

Eurocard is a European standard format for PCB cards that can be plugged together into a standardized subrack.

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Front Panel Data Port

The front panel data port (FPDP) is a bus that provides high speed data transfer between two or more VMEbus boards at up to 160 MB/sec with low latency.

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HP 9000

HP 9000 is a line of workstation and server computer systems produced by the Hewlett-Packard Company (HP).

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IBM System 9000

The IBM System 9000 Instrument Controller (aka CS9000 or S9000) was an IBM workstation that was announced in 1982 for use as a laboratory computer.

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Industry Standard Architecture

Industry Standard Architecture (ISA) is a retronym term for the 16-bit internal bus of IBM PC/AT and similar computers based on the Intel 80286 and its immediate successors during the 1980s.

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Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is a professional association with its corporate office in New York City and its operations center in Piscataway, New Jersey.

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International Electrotechnical Commission

The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC; in French: Commission électrotechnique internationale) is an international standards organization that prepares and publishes International Standards for all electrical, electronic and related technologies – collectively known as "electrotechnology".

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In system programming, an interrupt is a signal to the processor emitted by hardware or software indicating an event that needs immediate attention.

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Jack Kister

Jack Kister (born 1951) is an engineer who worked on the TTL model for the original 68000 microprocessor at Motorola.

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List of interface bit rates

This is a list of interface bit rates, is a measure of information transfer rates, or digital bandwidth capacity, at which digital interfaces in a computer or network can communicate over various kinds of buses and channels.

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Logic analyzer

A logic analyzer is an electronic instrument that captures and displays multiple signals from a digital system or digital circuit.

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The megabyte is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information.

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Memory segmentation

Memory segmentation is the division of a computer's primary memory into segments or sections.

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Motorola 68000

The Motorola 68000 ("'sixty-eight-thousand'"; also called the m68k or Motorola 68k, "sixty-eight-kay") is a 16/32-bit CISC microprocessor, which implements a 32-bit instruction set, with 32-bit registers and 32-bit internal data bus, but with a 16-bit data ALU and two 16-bit arithmetic ALUs and a 16-bit external data bus, designed and marketed by Motorola Semiconductor Products Sector.

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Motorola 88000

The 88000 (m88k for short) is a RISC instruction set architecture (ISA) developed by Motorola.

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Motorola Single Board Computers

Motorola Single Board Computers is Motorola's production line of computer boards for embedded systems.

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PA-RISC is an instruction set architecture (ISA) developed by Hewlett-Packard.

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Parallel communication

In data transmission, parallel communication is a method of conveying multiple binary digits (bits) simultaneously.

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Plug and play

In computing, a plug and play (PnP) device or computer bus, is one with a specification that facilitates the discovery of a hardware component in a system without the need for physical device configuration or user intervention in resolving resource conflicts.

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Serial communication

In telecommunication and data transmission, serial communication is the process of sending data one bit at a time, sequentially, over a communication channel or computer bus.

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SGI Onyx

SGI Onyx, code named Eveready (deskside models) and Terminator (rackmount models), is a series of visualization systems designed and manufactured by SGI, introduced in 1993 and offered in two models, deskside and rackmount.

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Single-board computer

A single-board computer (SBC) is a complete computer built on a single circuit board, with microprocessor(s), memory, input/output (I/O) and other features required of a functional computer.

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The STEbus (also called the IEEE-1000 bus) is a non-proprietary, processor-independent, computer bus with 8 data lines and 20 address lines.

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The Sun-2 series of UNIX workstations and servers was launched by Sun Microsystems in November 1983.

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Sun-4 is a series of Unix workstations and servers produced by Sun Microsystems, launched in 1987.

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Symbolics refers to two companies: now-defunct computer manufacturer Symbolics, Inc., and a privately held company that acquired the assets of the former company and continues to sell and maintain the Open Genera Lisp system and the Macsyma computer algebra system.

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VME eXtensions for Instrumentation

The VXI bus architecture is an open standard platform for automated test based upon VMEbus.

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VPX technology was presented at Bus&Board (VITA) in 2004.

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VMEBus Switched Serial, commonly known as VXS, is an ANSI standard (ANSI/VITA 41) that improves the performance of standard parallel VMEbus by enhancing it to support newer switched serial fabrics.

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16-bit microcomputers are computers in which 16-bit microprocessors were the norm.

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32-bit microcomputers are computers in which 32-bit microprocessors are the norm.

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64-bit computing

In computer architecture, 64-bit computing is the use of processors that have datapath widths, integer size, and memory address widths of 64 bits (eight octets).

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VMEbus

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