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Index VPX

VPX technology was presented at Bus&Board (VITA) in 2004. [1]

33 relations: ADLINK, American Logic Machines, American National Standards Institute, Boeing, CompactPCI, CompactPCI Serial, Computer cooling, Curtiss-Wright, Elma Electronic, Embedded system, Eurocard (printed circuit board), Futurebus, GE Automation & Controls, InfiniBand, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Intel, Kontron, Mercury Systems, Multiprocessing, Northrop Grumman, Parallel communication, PCI Express, PCI Mezzanine Card, PCI-X, PowerPC, Rack unit, RapidIO, Switched fabric, TE Connectivity, VME eXtensions for Instrumentation, VMEbus, VXS, 10 Gigabit Ethernet.


ADLINK Technology Inc. (TAIEX 6166) designs and manufactures products for embedded computing, test & measurement, and automation applications.

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American Logic Machines

American Logic Machines is a privately held embedded computing solutions provider based in San Jose, California in the United States.

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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 Boeing Company is an American multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets, satellites, and missiles worldwide.

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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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CompactPCI Serial

CompactPCI Serial is an industrial standard for modular computer systems.

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Computer cooling

Computer cooling is required to remove the waste heat produced by computer components, to keep components within permissible operating temperature limits.

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The Curtiss-Wright Corporation is an American-based, global diversified product manufacturer and service provider for the commercial, industrial, defense, and energy markets.

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Elma Electronic

Elma Electronic is a publicly traded Swiss electronics company founded in 1960 and based in Wetzikon, Switzerland.

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Embedded system

An embedded system is a computer system with a dedicated function within a larger mechanical or electrical system, often with real-time computing constraints.

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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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Futurebus (IEEE 896) is a computer bus standard, intended to replace all local bus connections in a computer, including the CPU, memory, plug-in cards and even, to some extent, LAN links between machines.

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GE Automation & Controls

General Electric Automation and Controls division combines what was formerly known as GE Intelligent Platforms and Alstom's Power Automation and Controls.

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InfiniBand (abbreviated IB) is a computer-networking communications standard used in high-performance computing that features very high throughput and very low latency.

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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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Intel Corporation (stylized as intel) is an American multinational corporation and technology company headquartered in Santa Clara, California, in the Silicon Valley.

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Kontron AG is a German-based multinational company which designs and manufactures embedded computer modules, boards and systems.

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Mercury Systems

Mercury Systems, Inc.() is a defense contractor headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts.

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Multiprocessing is the use of two or more central processing units (CPUs) within a single computer system.

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Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman Corporation is an American global aerospace and defense technology company formed by Northrop's 1994 purchase of Grumman.

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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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PCI Express

PCI Express (Peripheral Component Interconnect Express), officially abbreviated as PCIe or PCI-e, is a high-speed serial computer expansion bus standard, designed to replace the older PCI, PCI-X, and AGP bus standards.

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PCI Mezzanine Card

A PCI Mezzanine Card or PMC is a printed circuit board assembly manufactured to the IEEE P1386.1 standard.

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PCI-X, short for Peripheral Component Interconnect eXtended, is a computer bus and expansion card standard that enhances the 32-bit PCI local bus for higher bandwidth demanded mostly by servers and workstations.

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PowerPC (with the backronym Performance Optimization With Enhanced RISC – Performance Computing, sometimes abbreviated as PPC) is a reduced instruction set computing (RISC) instruction set architecture (ISA) created by the 1991 Apple–IBM–Motorola alliance, known as AIM.

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Rack unit

A rack unit (abbreviated U or RU) is a unit of measure defined as.

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The RapidIO architecture is a high-performance packet-switched, interconnect technology.

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Switched fabric

Switched Fabric or switching fabric is a network topology in which network nodes interconnect via one or more network switches (particularly crossbar switches).

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TE Connectivity

TE Connectivity is a technology company that designs and manufactures connectivity and sensor products for harsh environments in a variety of industries, such as automotive, industrial equipment, data communication systems, aerospace, defense, medical, oil and gas, consumer electronics, energy and subsea communications.

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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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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.

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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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10 Gigabit Ethernet

10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GE, 10GbE, or 10 GigE) is a group of computer networking technologies for transmitting Ethernet frames at a rate of 10 gigabits per second.

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

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