VadaTech announces new Compact MTCA.4 chassis

first_img Continue Reading Previous Cadence: Sigrity PowerDC supports open neutral file format for thermal interoperabilityNext Infineon: MIPAQ Pro intelligent power module for smart grids VadaTech announces the VT817 and VT819 chassis. The VT817 is a convenient low-cost MicroTCA.4 PCIe Gen3 Expansion solution, providing a flexible and effective method of incorporating MTCA.4 acquisition and control hardware into a PC processing environment. The shelf offers two AMC slots and an integrated MCH. The front panel ports accept PCIe Gen3 inputs from VadaTech’s PCI123 PCIe Gen3 board. In use with the PCI123, the VT817 can link x16 PCIe Gen3 to an Industrial PC. There are options for single PCIe input x16, dual PCIe inputs using x8 links or quad PCIe inputs using x4 links, supporting single-, dual- or quad-chassis expansion configuration.The VT819 is the ideal MTCA.4 Development Platform. This competitively priced unit offers two AMC slots and an integrated MCH. The double module AMCs meet the MTCA.4 specification for applications that require rear I/O and signal conditioning. The AC power is located in the rear of the chassis and is removable.  The AMCs connect directly over fabric (ports 4-11) and extended options region (ports 12-15 and 17-20) so supporting PCIe, XAUI, SRIO or very low latency protocols such as Aurora.Share this:TwitterFacebookLinkedInMoreRedditTumblrPinterestWhatsAppSkypePocketTelegram Tags: Boards & Modules last_img read more

WWE Supports 12 Charities With New Facebook Watch Show

first_imgWWE today unveiled the 12 charitable organizations paired up with WWE Superstars competing in Mixed Match Challenge, a single-elimination mixed tag-team tournament, where the winning team will receive $100,000 to support their charity of choice.WWE Mixed Match ChallengeMixed Match Challenge is a 12-week tournament that will stream live in the U.S. exclusively on Facebook Watch beginning this Tuesday, January 16 at 10 p.m. ET.“Giving back is in WWE’s DNA and part of our long history, so we are thrilled that each Mixed Match Challenge team will compete to win the grand prize of $100,000 to support organizations that are truly important to them,” said Michelle Wilson, WWE Chief Revenue & Marketing Officer. “This unique and exciting content partnership with Facebook allows us to raise awareness and funds for important initiatives and supports our mission of putting smiles on people’s faces around the world.”Mixed Match Challenge Charities/TeamsIn addition to the $100,000 grand prize, each team’s charitable organization will automatically receive $10,000.The charities and teams include:• AmeriCares helps save lives and improve health for people affected by poverty or disaster. Represented by: Bayley and Elias. • Boys & Girls Clubs of America provides the resources needed to enable all young people, especially those who need them most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Represented by: Jimmy Uso & Naomi. • Connor’s Cure raises awareness and funds for pediatric cancer research, in partnership with The V Foundation and Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. Represented by: Alexa Bliss and Braun Strowman. • Girl Up, a United Nations Foundation initiative, inspires and connects girls globally through its leadership program that positions girls to be changemakers in their communities. Represented by: Bobby Roode and Charlotte Flair. • Global Citizen encourages the collective actions of people around the world with the goal of ending extreme poverty by 2030. Represented by: Lana and Rusev. • Hire Heroes USA empowers U.S. military members, veterans and military spouses to succeed in the civilian workforce. Represented by: Alicia Fox and Goldust. • KaBOOM! is dedicated to making sure all kids get the childhood they deserve through great, safe places to play. Represented by: Big E and Carmella. • Make-A-Wish Foundation creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. Represented by: Natalya and Shinsuke Nakamura. • Rescue Dogs Rock is an animal rescue organization whose goal is to provide homeless, neglected or abused dogs the medical care they need and the loving home they deserve. Represented by: Asuka and The Miz. • UNICEF works in more than 190 countries and territories to put children first and works towards the day when no children suffer from preventable causes. UNICEF USA supports UNICEF’s work through fundraising, advocacy and education in the United States. Represented by: Becky Lynch and Sami Zayn. • Special Olympics is a global inclusion movement using sport, health, education and leadership programs every day around the world to empower people with intellectual disabilities. Represented by: Finn Bálor and Sasha Banks. • Susan G. Komen for the Cure mission is to save lives by meeting the most critical needs in our communities and investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure breast cancer. Represented by: Apollo Crews and Nia Jax.Facebook Watch is a new platform for shows on Facebook where brands can build and engage with a community of fans. Facebook Watch is available on desktop, mobile and connected TV apps. Fans can follow Mixed Match Challenge to add episodes to their personal Watchlists.last_img read more

Penashues election spending under fire

first_imgAPTN National NewsQuestions continue to swirl around Ottawa about Labrador MP Peter Penashue’s spending habits during the last federal election.Opposition parties are accusing Penashue of over spending by $20,000. The Liberals have called for an investigation.NDP MP Charlie Angus joined APTN National News.last_img