IP Cores, Inc. Announces a Reed-Solomon Codec Supporting the IEEE 802.3bj Draft

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IP Cores, Inc. (http://www.ipcores.com) announces a release of an RS(528,514) and RS(544,514) forward error correction (FEC) codecs for the upcoming IEEE 100 Gbps backplane Ethernet standard.

IP Cores, Inc., California, USA (http://www.ipcores.com) has announced a new forward error correction core that supports the future IEEE 100 Gbps standard.
“New Reed-Solomon cores extend our portfolio of error-correction encoders and decoders ,” said Dmitri Varsanofiev, CTO of IP Cores, Inc. “These products will speed up the design cycles in the heating up 100 Gbps backplane Ethernet market. Our developers will keep tracking the progress of the fast-moving IEEE 802.3bj standardization group, so that our customers always have access to the FEC IP cores that are supporting the Clause 91 specifications of the latest draft of the standard”.

IEEE 802.3bj Backplane Ethernet

IEEE 802.3bj standardization group aims to add the 4-lane 100 Gbps PHY to the IEEE 802.3 Ethernet specification for operation on backplanes and twinaxial copper cables to provide a lower cost, lower power, and higher density solution than the current 100GBASE-CR10 standard.
The base FEC cores support the RS(528, 514) Reed-Solomon code that us used in the 100GBASE-CR4 or 100GBASE-KR4 PHYs of the draft standard. An RS(544, 514) option for 100GBASE-KP4 PHY is also available. IP cores are available for an immediate delivery.

About IP Cores, Inc.

IP Cores is a rapidly growing California company in the field of security, error correction, and DSP IP cores. Founded in 2004, the company provides hardware IP cores for communications and storage fields, including AES-based ECB/CBC/OCB/CFB, AES-GCM and AES-XTS cores, flow-through AES/CCM cores with header parsing for IEEE 802.11 (WiFi), 802.16e (WiMAX), 802.15.3 (MBOA), 802.15.4 (Zigbee), public-key accelerators for RSA and elliptic curve cryptography (ECC), true random number generators (TRNG), cryptographically secure pseudo-random number generators (CS PRNG), secure SHA and MD5 cryptographic hashes, lossless data compression cores, low-latency fixed and floating-point FFT and IFFT cores, as well as cyclic, Reed-Solomon, LDPC, BCH and Viterbi decoder cores.

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