Editorial Features Archive
Flexibility first with EthernetTesting solutions using Ethernet based data communications are simple in concept, but variations in upper layers add complications, and enabling special features requires flexibility….
On Track with ExpressRecently AIM released the APE-FDX-2, AFDX/ARINC664P7 PCI Express test and simulation interface module (PCIe 2.0 x1), which is “on track with Express” to be the successor of the formidable API-FDX-2 (PCI/PCI-X) module….
What's the Protocol?The new ANET-MxAy Mixed Protocol ANET has a maximum of 2 dual redundant MIL-STD-1553 streams and up to 12 ARINC429 channels. The MIL-STD-1553 section offers concurrent bus controller, multiple RT simulator (31) with a mailbox and chronological monitor functions.
Flexible And ScalableFlexibility and scalability are often promised, but without any specific details being given. AIM offers a conceptual – flexible and scalable – view with clear answers and a way to achieve these twin goals.
AIM’s ANET functional concept includes software support for an API, Python scripting and PBA.pro configurations.