Space CompactPCI Serial — a new working group to extend specification.

Dear readers, I’d like to share some industry news with you. This autumn, a new working group, «Space CompactPCI Serial» was launched in order to adjust the current CompactPCI Serial specification to the particular requirements for space applications by creating a sub-standard. The sub-committee was initiated by PICMG member companies and well-known industry leaders, such as Airbus Defense & Space, Thales Alenia Space, and STI Spacetech and assembled by Manfred Schmitz, CEO of MEN Mikro Elektronik GmbH.

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