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Embedded Newsletter
Volume 1 Issue 18
Thursday, September 09, 1999

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1) Uniform Device Driver Spec Ready for Implementation
2) SBS Develops K2 CPCI Board Targeting Telecom Applications
3) Fujitsu Mikrolektronik Restructures


1) Uniform Device Driver Spec Ready for Implementation
Members of Project UDI today announced the release of the UDI (Uniform Driver
Interface) 1.0 Specification. This Specification is the culmination of a multi-
company development effort designed to provide device driver portability for
existing and future system configurations.

2) SBS Develops K2 CPCI Board Targeting Telecom Applications
SBS Technologies, Inc. has announced the availability of K2, a 6U cPCI board
targeting high performance telecommunications applications requiring hot-swap,
system/non-system slot functionality, and versatile I/O with dual PMC slots.

3) Fujitsu Mikrolektronik Restructures
Fujitsu Mikroelektronik GmbH in Dreieich-Buchschlag, Frankfurt, Germany has
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1) Multimedia PC
2) Emulator
3) I/O Solutions Guide


1) Multimedia PC
The SBC-Media GX is an EBX-compliant board based on the MMX-enhanced 233-MHz
MediaGX processor. -- Arcom Control Systems, Kansas City, MO.

2) Emulator
The USP-51A emulator with a POD32X2-60 fully emulates the TS80C32X2 device in
targets at the maximum clock speed of 64 MHz. -- Signum Systems, Moorpark, CA.

3) I/O Solutions Guide
The companyís catalog features a range of VMEbus boards, PC cards and
IndustryPack mezzanine modules. The boards perform analog I/O, digital I/O and
serial communication functions. -- Acromag, Wixom, MI.

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