communications controller


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communications controller

A peripheral control unit that connects several communications lines to a computer and performs the actual transmitting and receiving as well as various message coding and decoding activities.

Communications controllers are typically nonprogrammable units designed for specific protocols and communications tasks. Contrast with front end processor, which can be programmed for a variety of protocols and network conditions.
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The company is well- established in Europe, and has recently strengthened its position in North America with its intelligent Communications Controller Core Module (ICC-CM).
Enablence has been successfully shipping GPON products incorporating BroadLight's BL2338 and BL2340 Communications Controller ICs and now will start using the BL2345 and the BL 2348 Communications Controllers ICs for expanding the Enablence GPON product portfolio of Optical Network Terminals (ONTs) and Residential Gateways.
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The Interphase 3639 T1/E1/J1 Communications Controller product will soon be used by early access customers in the design and development of their next generation products.
Innovasic Semiconductor, a leader in replacement integrated circuit (IC) and microcontroller solutions, today announced that it will offer a replacement for Intel's AN/AS82527 Serial Communications Controllers (Control Area Network Protocol).
Additionally, the Interphase iSPAN 4532 PMC ATM over OC-3/STM-1 Communications Controller is based on a similar 300 MHz PowerQUICC II processor, the MPC8260A, which is more suitable for OC-3/STM-1 traffic processing.
PLANO, Texas -- Interphase Corporation (Nasdaq:INPH), an international supplier of next-generation networking technologies and a pioneer in the new Advanced Telecom Computing Architecture (AdvancedTCA(R)) technology, today announced it has been selected by a prominent telecom equipment manufacturer to provide a variety of communications controllers for their first AdvancedTCA-compliant SGSN (Serving GPRS Support Node).
Among the ServerProven products is the Interphase 5539F PCI T1/E1/J1 Communications Controller, which is targeted for use in traditional wireless base stations, SGSNs, HLRs, GGSNs, gateways, DSLAMs, SCPs, routers, VPNs, softswitches, and media gateways.
The Company's diverse product portfolio includes switching, transceiver, communications controller, wireless, and storage solutions that power the entire communications infrastructure, including enterprise, metro, home, and storage networking.
Interphase Corporation (Nasdaq:INPH), an international supplier of next generation networking technologies, today announced the general availability of application-ready SS7 solutions resulting from the integration of the Interphase iSPAN communications controller product line together with the Trillium(R) communications protocol software suite offered by Continuous Computing Corporation (CCPU).
NASDAQ:SBEI), a leading provider of high-performance OEM communications solutions, today introduced a new addition to its HighWire series of communications controllers, HW400c/2, an intelligent PICMG 2.

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