peripheral processor


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peripheral processor

[pə′rif·ə·rəl ′prä‚ses·ər]
(computer science)
Auxiliary computer performing specific operations under control of the master computer.
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The cPCI-MXS64GX may be also combined with Teknor's cPCI-MXP, cPCI-MXP64, or cPCI-MXP64GX peripheral processors for scalable multi-processing using IPTalky(tm) technology.
RadiSys' EPC-3305 CompactPCI peripheral processor features an Intel(R) Pentium(R) III 500MHz low power module (LPM).
Designed for telecom/datacomm embedded systems that require integration and high performance for increased system throughput, RadiSys' peripheral processor can be utilized in a variety of applications including text-to-speech, speech recognition, voice gateways and call center equipment applications.
This high-performance peripheral processor features Intel(R)'s Pentium(R) III 500MHz Low Power Module (LPM) with 256K of on-die L2 cache and a passive heat sink for processor cooling.
RadiSys' peripheral processor can rely on the system controller in the cPCI system slot to provide the cPCI clocking for communications over the system bus or it can operate independently when a system controller is not present.
RadiSys' peripheral processor gives OEMs the needed high system reliability for today's telecom/datacomm applications.
RadiSys' EPC-3208 provides OEMs with maximum peripheral processor flexibility.
Motorola's 3U CPX1204 CompactPCI chassis -- which houses a 6U-CPV5350 host processor based on Intel(R) Pentium(R) II, running Windows 2000, -- A Motorola MCPN750 based on PowerPC(R) -- and -- CPN5360 peripheral processors based on Intel Pentium II, running VxWorks 5.
0 on powerful peripheral processors, we're able to help Motorola give its OEMs the competitive advantages they need.
In addition, the OMCK speeds development and simplifies deployment of peripheral processors based on VxWorks 5.
Operating in the cPCI system slot, the EPC-3306 interfaces and manages the various responsibilities -- arbitration, clock distribution and reset functions -- with one or more peripheral processors.
The introduction of RadiSys' system controller and two peripheral processors at CT Expo, shows our continued commitment to be the leading provider of cPCI building blocks to the telecom/datacomm OEMs markets," says Venkataraman Prasannan, Director of Marketing, Telecommunications Division, RadiSys Corp.
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