Concurrent Technologies launches new gadget

Concurrent Technologies unveiled Friday the launch of its first single board computer featuring a Serial Rapidio interface.

Concurrent Technologies unveiled Friday the launch of its first single board computer featuring a Serial Rapidio interface.

The UK arm of the global company said its latest offering - the AM 93x/x1x - is a high performance AdvancedMC processor board and combines the power-efficient third generation Intel Core processor with Serial Rapidio backplane connectivity.

RapidIo is an open-standard, switched fabric designed by the leaders in embedded computing specifically for developers of wireless infrastructure, edge networking, storage, scientific, military and industrial equipment.

The processor allows applications that require large amounts of data to be transferred smoothly without interruption.

The AM 93x/x1x processor board was developed for MicroTCA based telecommunications applications such as IPTV, digital media servers, media gateways, broadband, Long Term Evolution (LTE) or LTE-Advanced, wireless base stations as well as in test systems for wireline and wireless networks.

Glen Fawcett, Managing Director of Concurrent Technologies, said: "We are delighted to be continuing to add to our range of new products that provide specific benefits for our customers. We feel it is important to use our growing engineering and development capabilities to bring to market high performance products that have a clear demand and will help us to attract new business. The AM 93x/x1x combines the power-efficient, high performance third generation Intel Core processor with the latest technology connecting PCIExpress to Serial Rapidio, and will enable our customers to meet the demands of compute intensive applications."

A spokesperson for the company told Sharecast the product was part of Concurrent's commitment to delivering high-end processors for intensive specific applications.

Concurrent Technologies is a world leading specialist in the design and manufacture of high-end embedded computer products for defence, aerospace, telecommunications, transportation, scientific and industrial markets.

RD

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