GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms selects Tundra Semiconductor RapidIO Switch

OTTAWA, Ontario, 3 Dec. 2007. GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms has selected Tundra Semiconductor Corp.'s Tundra Tsi578, a high-performance serial RapidIO switch, for its DSP220, DSP230, and CRX800 system blades designed for defense and aerospace applications.

OTTAWA, Ontario, 3 Dec. 2007.GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms has selected Tundra Semiconductor Corp.'s Tundra Tsi578, a high-performance serial RapidIO switch, for its DSP220, DSP230, and CRX800 system blades designed for defense and aerospace applications.

The Tundra Tsi578 features multi-port configurability, providing the level of connectivity required to support a range of system architectures, including VPX (also known as VITA 46) and VXS (also known as VITA 41, VMEbus Switched Serial).

"Tundra's long history of supporting the embedded space with off-the-shelf bridge and RapidIO switch solutions, coupled with their expert technical support, makes them a supplier of choice for many of our high-performance applications," says Peter Cavill, general manager for Military and Aerospace Products at GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms. "Our long-term relationship with Tundra continues to support us in delivering leading-edge solutions for our customers."

The DSP220 VXS Multiprocessor has been selected by several prestigious military programs.

"GE Fanuc's system blades are a perfect example of the variety of technologies that our industry-leading RapidIO Switches enable. These applications demonstrate how our customers are leveraging the value of our RapidIO interconnect solutions to bring scalability and throughput to their customers," says Tracy Richardson, vice president marketing, Tundra Semiconductor.

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