VMIC Announces New 2 Gigabit Reflective Memory Driver Suite

10/15/2002 - VMIC announced the release of its Network and Shared Memory Driver suite, VMISFT-RFM2G. This new family of software drivers supports VMIC's next generation Reflective Memory products, VMIxxx-5565. The VMISFT-RFM2G provides an applications program with three convenient methods for exchanging data among hosts connected to the same Reflective Memory network: Programmed I/O, Direct Memory Access (DMA), and User Interrupts.

VMIC's Reflective Memory networking products provide high-speed, low latency transfer of data for a wide range of computing platforms with support for VME, PCI, and PMC buses/form factors. VMIC's newest generation of Reflective Memory products allows computers to easily share data in real time at rates up to 174 Mbyte/s with node-to-node latency as low as 450 nanoseconds. The Reflective Memory driver is available for Windows NT®, Windows® 2000, VxWorks, Linux, Tru64, Irix and Solaris.

VMISFT-RFM2G Features:

VMIC, a GE Fanuc company, specializes in providing embedded computer products for open-architecture buses, including CompactPCI®, VME, PCI, PMC, and PC/104-Plus. VMIC's extensive product line includes Intel®-based single-board computers, data acquisition and control products, and high-speed communications/networking products. As a global supplier for more than 16 years, VMIC provides diversified solutions for the telecommunications, medical, industrial automation, test and measurement, defense/aerospace, semiconductor, and OEM embedded product markets.

About GE Fanuc Automation
GE Fanuc Automation North America, Inc., is a leading global supplier of automation solutions and is a joint venture between GE and FANUC, Ltd. of Japan. GE Fanuc products and services include CIMPLICITY® collaborative production management software, nano to high-end PLCs, a wide range of CNCs, motion control, operator interfaces, industrial computers, lasers, and a wide range of integration and customer support services. Headquartered in Charlottesville, Va., GE Fanuc is part of GE Industrial Systems.

About GE Industrial Systems
GE Industrial Systems spans the globe as an industry leader in integrated industrial equipment, systems and services. The business brings to customers the latest technological products used to distribute, protect and control electrical power and equipment, and provides innovative product and service solutions for commercial, industrial, residential and utility applications. Headquartered in Plainville, Connecticut, USA, GE Industrial Systems is one of the major businesses of the General Electric Company.

The VMIC logo is a registered trademark of VMIC. Windows and Windows NT are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. Intel is a registered trademark of Intel Corporation. CompactPCI is a registered trademark of PCI Industrial Computer Manufacturers' Group. CIMPLICITY is a registered trademark of GE Fanuc Automation North America, Inc.

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