Posted by John McHale
PARIS, 23 June 2011. TTTech officials announced the launch of the company's new Avionics Full-Duplex Switched Ethernet (AFDX) product family at the Paris Air Show this week. The AFDX line is compatible with TTTech's deterministic aerospace data bus solution products -- such as TTP and TTEthernet.
AFDX, which is deployed on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, is a deterministic Ethernet protocol for avionics data networks and also is an ARINC standard 664 p7. The standard is used in a number of upcoming aircraft platforms.
Supplementing the production hardware offering, new AFDX products for development, ground testing, and V&V are available. These include an ARINC 664 compliant development switch as well as an AFDX development end system card becoming available next month, company officials say.
TTTech also formed a long-term strategic alliance with the North American company Avionics Interface Technologies AIT in August 2010. TTTech is working closely with AIT in the area of development and supply of ground-based AFDX test equipment.