A transmutable telecom system

  • Toshiaki Miyazaki
  • Kazuhiro Shirakawa
  • Masaru Katayama
  • Takahiro Murooka
  • Atsushi Takahara
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1482)

Abstract

We have developed a novel transmutable system for telecommunications, which features both reconfigurability and high performance. There are two key innovations. One is a board-level modularity concept that allows different functions to be implemented on different boards individually. The other is a high-speed serial link mechanism that provides excellent inter-board communications without sacrificing performance. Our system is distinguished from conventional ASIC emulators by its ability to provide a real-world execution environment, which enables us to connect the system to other telecommunications systems directly.

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© Springer-Verlag 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Toshiaki Miyazaki
    • 1
  • Kazuhiro Shirakawa
    • 1
  • Masaru Katayama
    • 1
  • Takahiro Murooka
    • 1
  • Atsushi Takahara
    • 1
  1. 1.NTT Optical Network Systems LaboratoriesYokosukaJapan

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