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The PCI Industrial Computer Manufacturers Group (PICMG) consortium has released specifications to enable interconnection of AdvancedTCA (ATCA) backplanes with RapidIO, one of the most popular architectures used in embedding systems, both trade groups announced on Monday.
The release, specifically known as PICMG 3.5 RapidIO for ATCA, was recently approved by the PICMG's membership of about 400 or so companies and is available immediately, the trade organization said in a press statement. The PICMG 3.0 specification defines the detailed characteristics of AdvancedTCA form factor, which is widely used in the telecommunications market.

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For a more in-depth look at the specifications that enable RapidIO and ATCA to work together take a look at the full article.

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