The VXS VITA 41-based mesh architecture has a bandwidth that can reportedly deliver 112/5 Gbytes/sec of aggregate throughput within the processing mesh in a single chassis. It was designed as a new standard to define alternative backplane topologies for the company. The company has also introduced a 12-slot backplane to implement the product that was developed to enable a switch/processor mesh technology for applications requiring multiple boards for application processing.
Last year at Hannover Fair, lots of people were talking about Industry 4.0. This is a concept that seems to have a different name in every region. I’ve been referring to it as the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), not to be confused with the plain old Internet of Things (IoT). Others refer to it as the Connected Industry, the smart factory concept, M2M, data extraction, and so on.
Some of the biggest self-assembled building blocks and structures made from engineered DNA have been developed by researchers at Harvard's Wyss Institute. The largest, a hexagonal prism, is one-tenth the size of an average bacterium.
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