Chassis Controller Card

2021-06-25T14:02:35+01:00

PROJECTS

Chassis Controller Card

Hardware | FPGA | Embedded Software

WHO Optical Switch OEM
WHY Customer needed additional resource to support in-house engineering team to develop a new chassis controller blade
WHAT
  • Technical feasibility
  • Hardware design, development, testing and documentation
  • VHDL FPGA design, development, testing and documentation
  • Embedded software design, development, testing and documentation
  • Support prototype manufacturing activities at UK CEM
TECHNOLOGY
  • Xilinx Artix7 FPGA
  • Marvell 88E6321 Ethernet Switch
TOOLCHAINS
  • Altium PCB layout
  • Xilinx Vivado Design Suite
  • Open-source C embedded software development
PROCESS Customer’s Full Development Process
WHEN 2020-2021

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Axtrinet 25G/100G

2021-06-25T14:02:26+01:00

PROJECTS

Axtrinet 25G/100G

Product | Hardware | FPGA | Embedded Software | Application Software | Certification | Productisation

WHO Xentech Solutions
WHY Increasing use of 100Gbps Ethernet speeds drove a new product requirement for a cost effective multi-port 25G/100G Ethernet Packet Generator
WHAT
  • Hardware design, development, testing and documentation
  • Verilog FPGA design, development, testing and documentation
  • Embedded control software and hardware drivers, application (GUI) software and TCL application, design, development, testing and documentation
  • Support prototype and production manufacturing activities at UK CEM
  • User documentation
  • Axtrinet website enhancement
TECHNOLOGY
  • Xilinx Kintex UltraScale+ FPGA with external DDR4
  • Freescale Kinetis K66 ARM CPU
  • Serial 25Gbps on i-Tera MT40 substrate
  • Quectel GPS receiver
TOOLCHAINS
  • Cadence OrCAD schematic capture and PCB layout
  • Xilinx Vivado Design Suite
  • Open-source C embedded software development
  • Open-source Linux application development
PROCESS Xentech Solutions’ Full Development Process
WHEN 2019-2021

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PCIe Card

2021-06-25T14:02:15+01:00

PROJECTS

PCIe Card

Hardware | FPGA | Embedded Software | Productisation

WHO UK Fintech OEM
WHY Customer needed additional resource to develop hardware for their in-house ASIC development
WHAT
  • Technical feasibility
  • Hardware design, development, testing and documentation
  • VHDL FPGA design, development, testing and documentation
  • Support prototype manufacturing activities at UK CEM
TECHNOLOGY
  • Altera MAX10 FPGA
  • Serial 10Gbps on FR4 substrate
TOOLCHAINS
  • Cadence OrCAD schematic capture and PCB layout
  • Altera Quartus II
  • Open-source C embedded software development
PROCESS Xentech Solutions’ Full Development Process
WHEN 2018-2020

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10GbE FPGA Network Tap

2021-06-25T14:01:53+01:00

PROJECTS

10GbE FPGA Network Tap

Hardware | FPGA | Embedded Software

WHO UK Network Security OEM
WHY Customer needed additional resource to support in-house engineering team to develop a 10GbE Network Tap
WHAT
  • Technical feasibility
  • Hardware design, development, testing and documentation
  • Verilog FPGA design, development, testing and documentation
  • Embedded control software, hardware drivers and application
  • Support prototype manufacturing activities at UK CEM
TECHNOLOGY
  • Freescale Kinetis K60 ARM CPU
  • Xilinx FPGA
  • Serial 10Gbps on FR4 substrate
TOOLCHAINS
  • Cadence OrCAD schematic capture and PCB layout
  • Xilinx Vivado Design Suite
  • Open-source C embedded software development
PROCESS Xentech Solutions’ Full Development Process
WHEN 2017

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GbE FPGA Packet Processor Module

2021-06-25T14:01:48+01:00

PROJECTS

GbE FPGA Packet Processor Module

Hardware | FPGA | Embedded Software

WHO UK Network Security OEM
WHY Customer needed additional resource to support in-house engineering team to develop a GbE Packet Processor Module
WHAT
  • Technical feasibility
  • Hardware design, development, testing and documentation
  • Verilog FPGA design, development, testing and documentation
  • Embedded control software, hardware drivers and application
  • Support prototype manufacturing activities at UK CEM
TECHNOLOGY
  • Freescale Kinetis K60 ARM CPU
  • Lattice ECP2 FPGAs
TOOLCHAINS
  • Cadence OrCAD schematic capture and PCB layout
  • Lattice FPGA IDE
  • Open-source C embedded software development
PROCESS Xentech Solutions’ Full Development Process
WHEN 2015

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Axtrinet 10G/40G

2021-06-25T14:05:14+01:00

PROJECTS

Axtrinet 10G/40G

Product | Hardware | FPGA | Embedded Software | Application Software | Certification | Productisation

WHO Xentech Solutions
WHY A new product opportunity was identified for a low cost 10Gbps Ethernet Packet Generator to enable multi-port testing of networking products
WHAT
  • Hardware design, development, testing and documentation
  • Verilog FPGA design, development, testing and documentation
  • Embedded control software and hardware drivers, application (GUI) software and TCL application, design, development, testing and documentation
  • Support prototype and production manufacturing activities at UK CEM
  • User documentation
  • Axtrinet website
TECHNOLOGY
  • Achronix Speedster 22i FPGA with external DDR3-1600
  • Freescale Kinetis K66 ARM CPU
  • Serial 10Gbps on FR4 substrate
TOOLCHAINS
  • Cadence OrCAD schematic capture and PCB layout
  • Achronix ACE Design Tools
  • Open-source C embedded software development and Linux application development
PROCESS Xentech Solutions’ Full Development Process
WHEN 2014-2016

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1GbE FPGA Network Tap

2021-06-25T14:01:23+01:00

PROJECTS

1GbE FPGA Network Tap

Embedded Software | FPGA | Hardware

WHO UK Network Security OEM
WHY Customer needed additional resource to support in-house engineering team to develop a 1GbE Network Tap Module
WHAT
  • Technical feasibility
  • Hardware design, development, testing and documentation
  • Verilog FPGA design, development, testing and documentation
  • Embedded control software and hardware driver design, development, testing and documentation
  • Support prototype manufacturing activities at UK CEM
TECHNOLOGY
  • Freescale Kinetis K60 ARM CPU
  • Lattice and Altera FPGAs
  • Marvell PHYs and power supplies
  • Serial 1Gbps on FR4 substrate
TOOLCHAINS
  • Cadence OrCAD schematic capture and PCB layout
  • Lattice FPGA IDE
  • Altera Quartus II
  • Open-source C embedded software development
PROCESS Xentech Solutions’ Full Development Process
WHEN 2014

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IEEE1588V2 / SyncE 10GbE Chassis Controller

2021-06-25T14:01:13+01:00

PROJECTS

IEEE1588V2 / SyncE 10GbE Chassis Controller

Hardware | FPGA | Embedded Software

WHO European Network Equipment OEM
WHY Customer needed additional resource to support in-house engineering team to develop a 10GbE chassis controller blade with IEEE1588-2008 (PTPV2) and Synchronous Ethernet support
WHAT
  • Technical feasibility
  • Hardware design, development, testing and documentation
  • Updates, verification and documentation to existing FPGA designs
  • Open-source Linux U-Boot and hardware driver design, development, testing and documentation
  • Software integration into customer’s codebase
TECHNOLOGY
  • Freescale MPC8247 with DDR2, NOR/NAND FLASH
  • Marvell 98DX4122 and 88E6352 Ethernet switches
  • Vitesse VSC8488 (Dual 10G) VSC8574 (Quad 1G) Ethernet PHYs with IEEE1588V2
  • Microsemi (was Zarlink) Clock Synchronisers and Synchronous Ethernet Translators
  • Marvell 88E1340 Ethernet PHYs
  • Altera FPGAs, Fairchild USB PHY
  • Serial 10Gbps on FR4 substrate
TOOLCHAINS
  • Mentor dxDesigner schematic capture and Expedition PCB layout
  • Altera Quartus II
  • Open-source Linux embedded software development
PROCESS Customer’s Full Development Process using customer’s toolchains
WHEN 2010-2012

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Digital Radio Controller #2

2021-06-25T14:01:05+01:00

PROJECTS

Digital Radio Controller #2

Hardware | FPGA | Embedded Software | Certification

WHO Radio Infrastructure OEM
WHY Customer needed high-speed digital design expertise to support in-house radio engineers develop next generation digital radio platform
WHAT
  • Hardware Development, testing, documentation, approvals
  • FPGA Development for hardware bring-up and verification
  • Open-source Linux U-Boot to support hardware bring-up and verification
  • Provide Linux support to customer’s software team
  • Support prototype manufacturing activities at UK CEM
TECHNOLOGY
  • Freescale MPC8313 with DDR2, NOR/NAND FLASH, MRAM
  • Xilinx Spartan6 FPGA
TOOLCHAINS
  • Zuken Cadstar schematic design and PCB layout
  • Xilinx Vivado Design Suite
  • Open-source Linux embedded software development
PROCESS Xentech Solutions’ Full Development Process using customer’s toolchains
WHEN 2011

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10GbE Chassis Controller Blade

2021-06-25T14:00:54+01:00

PROJECTS

10GbE Chassis Controller Blade

Hardware | FPGA | Embedded Software

WHO European Network Equipment OEM
WHY Customer needed additional resource to support in-house engineering team to develop a 10GbE chassis controller blade
WHAT
  • Technical feasibility
  • Hardware design, development, testing and documentation
  • Updates, verification and documentation to existing FPGA designs
  • Open-source Linux U-Boot and hardware driver design, development, testing and documentation
  • Software integration into customer’s codebase
TECHNOLOGY
  • Freescale MPC8247 with DDR2, NOR/NAND FLASH
  • Marvell 98DX4122 and 88E6061 Ethernet switches
  • Marvell 88E2225, 88E1340 and 88E3018 Ethernet PHYs
  • Altera FPGAs, Fairchild USB PHY
  • Serial 10Gbps on FR4 substrate
TOOLCHAINS
  • Mentor dxDesigner schematic capture and Expedition PCB layout
  • Altera Quartus II
  • Open-source C embedded software development
PROCESS Customer’s Full Development Process and toolchains
WHEN 2010-2011

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GbE Chassis Controller Blade

2021-06-25T14:00:27+01:00

PROJECTS

GbE Chassis Controller Blade

Hardware | FPGA | Embedded Software

WHO European Network Equipment OEM
WHY Customer needed additional resource to support in-house engineering team to develop a 1GbE chassis controller blade
WHAT
  • Technical feasibility
  • Hardware design, development, testing and documentation
  • Updates, verification and documentation to existing FPGA designs
  • Open-source Linux U-Boot and hardware driver design, development, testing and documentation
  • Software integration into customer’s codebase
TECHNOLOGY
  • Freescale MPC8247 with DDR2, NOR/NAND FLASH
  • Marvell 98DX4122 and 88E6061 Ethernet switches
  • Marvell 88E1340 and 88E3018 PHYs
  • Altera FPGAs, Fairchild USB PHY
  • Serial 1Gbps on FR4 substrate
TOOLCHAINS
  • Mentor dxDesigner schematic capture and Expedition PCB layout
  • Altera Quartus II 
  • Embedded open-source Linux
PROCESS Customer’s Full Development Process using customer’s toolchains
WHEN 2008-2009

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Digital Radio Controller

2021-06-25T14:00:16+01:00

PROJECTS

Digital Radio Controller

Hardware | FPGA | Embedded Software | Certification

WHO Radio Infrastructure OEM
WHY Customer needed high-speed digital design expertise to support in-house radio engineers develop next generation digital radio platform
WHAT
  • Hardware Development, testing, documentation, approvals
  • FPGA Development for hardware bring-up and verification
  • Open-source Linux U-Boot to support hardware bring-up and verification
TECHNOLOGY
  • Xilinx Virtex4 with integrated PowerPC with DDR2, NOR/NAND FLASH and MRAM
TOOLCHAINS
  • Xilinx ISE FPGA Design Suite
  • Zuken Cadstar schematic design and PCB layout
  • Embedded open-source Linux
PROCESS Xentech Solutions’ Full Development Process using customer’s toolchains
WHEN 2008-2009

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