Company Profile | January 1, 1996

backplanes, communications interfaces, development tools, analog I/O, telecommunications computing applications, connectors

Source: PICMG Manufacturers Group
backplanes, communications interfaces, development tools, analog I/O, telecommunications computing applications, connectors
PICMG (PCI Industrial Computer Manufacturers Group) is a consortium of over 350 industrial computer product vendors who collaboratively develop specifications for PCI-based systems and boards for use in industrial and telecommunications computing applications.

Mission

The consortium's mission is to extend the PCI standard, as approved by the PCI Special Interest Group (PCI SIG), for computer systems such as passive backplane PCI/ISA and the CompactPCI Eurocard form factor.

Purpose

PICMG's purpose is to offer industrial equipment vendors common specifications, thereby increasing availability and reducing the costs of industrial PCI standard-based products. The PCI industrial specifications provide a clear upgrade path for OEM's wishing to use PCI technology.