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ADLINK Technology Inc. (TAIEX 6166) designs and manufactures products for embedded computing, test & measurement, and automation applications.
Advanced Mezzanine Cards are printed circuit boards (PCBs) that follow a specification of the PCI Industrial Computers Manufacturers Group (PICMG), with more than 100 companies participating.
Advanced Telecommunications Computing Architecture (ATCA or AdvancedTCA) is the largest specification effort in the history of the PCI Industrial Computer Manufacturers Group (PICMG), with more than 100 companies participating.
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.
A blade server is a stripped-down server computer with a modular design optimized to minimize the use of physical space and energy.
COM Express, a computer-on-module (COM) form factor, is a highly integrated and compact PC that can be used in a design application much like an integrated circuit component.
Communications servers are open, standards-based computing systems that operate as a carrier-grade common platform for a wide range of communications applications and allow equipment providers to add value at many levels of the system architecture.
CompactPCI is a computer bus interconnect for industrial computers, combining a Eurocard-type connector and PCI signaling and protocols.
CompactPCI PlusIO is an extension to the PICMG 2.0 CompactPCI industrial standard for modular computer systems.
CompactPCI Serial is an industrial standard for modular computer systems.
In computing, the form factor is the specification of a motherboard – the dimensions, power supply type, location of mounting holes, number of ports on the back panel, etc.
Conventional PCI, often shortened to PCI, is a local computer bus for attaching hardware devices in a computer.
Elma Electronic is a publicly traded Swiss electronics company founded in 1960 and based in Wetzikon, Switzerland.
ETX, standing for Embedded Technology eXtended, is an integrated and compact computer-on-module (COM) form factor, which can be used in a design application much like an integrated circuit component.
Eurocard is a European standard format for PCB cards that can be plugged together into a standardized subrack.
The Hardware Platform Interface (HPI) is an open specification that defines an application programming interface (API) for platform management of computer systems.
HPM.1 is Hardware Platform Management IPM Controller Firmware Upgrade Specification of PICMG.
Hybricon Corporation is a provider of systems packaging solutions serving the Military, Aerospace, Homeland Security, Medical and high-end Industrial markets and develops embedded computing systems and solutions for war fighter critical missions using OpenVPX, VPX, VXS, VMEbus, VME64X, CompactPCI, Rugged MicroTCA, and custom bus structures.
MicroTCA is an open standard embedded computing specification created by PICMG.
An open standard is a standard that is publicly available and has various rights to use associated with it, and may also have various properties of how it was designed (e.g. open process).
The PCI-SIG or Peripheral Component Interconnect Special Interest Group is an electronics industry consortium responsible for specifying the Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI), PCI-X, and PCI Express (PCIe) computer buses.
PICMG 1.0 is a PICMG specification that defines a CPU form factor and corresponding backplane connectors for PCI-ISA passive backplanes.
PICMG 1.1 is a PICMG specification that defines how PCI to PCI bridging is accomplished in PICMG 1.0 systems.
PICMG 1.2 is a specification by PICMG that standardizes both mechanical and electrical interfaces to support a standard form factor PCI computer system.
PICMG 1.3 is a PICMG specification which is commonly referred to as SHB Express.
PICMG 2.10 is a specification by PICMG that defines the use of the keying mechanisms defined in IEC 1076-4-101 for the J4/P4 connector and in IEEE 1101.10 for handle and cardguide hardware.
PICMG 2.11 is a specification by PICMG that defines the electrical and mechanical requirements relating to plug-in power modules in CompactPCI systems.
PICMG 2.12 is a specification by PICMG that defines vendor-independent software interfaces for supporting control of the software and hardware connection processes.
PICMG 2.14 is a specification by PICMG (PCI Industrial Computer Manufacturers Group) that defines a packet-based communications between heterogeneous PCI (Peripheral Component Interconnect) agents (multi-computing) within the CompactPCI (3U or 6U Eurocard-based industrial computer) system architecture.
PICMG 2.15 is a specification by PICMG that defines specialized telecom interfaces for PMC cards.
PICMG 2.2 is a specification by PICMG that standardizes pin assignments for PICMG 2.0 CompactPCI to include VME64 Extensions.
PICMG 2.3 is a specification by PICMG that standardizes user IO pin mappings from IEEE 1386 PMC sites to CompactPCI's J3/P3, J4/P4, and J5/P5 connections on a CompactPCI backplane.
PICMG 2.4 is a specification by PICMG that standardizes user IO pin mappings from ANSI/VITA standard IP sites to J3/P3, J4/P4, and J5/P5 on a CompactPCI backplane.
PICMG 2.5 is a specification by PICMG that standardizes the utilization of CompactPCI user definable pins for the computer telephony functions of standard TDM bus, telephony rear IO, 48 VDC and ringing distribution in a 6U chassis environment.
PICMG 2.9 is a specification by PICMG that defines an implementation of a system management bus in a CompactPCI system.
The Service Availability Forum (SAF or SA Forum) is a consortium that develops, publishes, educates on and promotes open specifications for carrier-grade and mission-critical systems.
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.
PICMG 1.3 SHB and Backplane System Host Board is a term applied to a single-board computer meeting the PICMG 1.3 specification.
Versatile Service Engine is a second generation IP Multimedia Subsystem developed by Nortel Networks that is compliant with ATCA specifications.