ikon GmbH and TEWS Datentechnik GmbH announced cooperation

ikon GmbH and TEWS Datentechnik GmbH, both Germany based companies, have announced an agreement to jointly develop, market and sell communication and network products to the telephony and industrial automation markets. TEWS Datentechnik will supply ikon with state of the art hardware products mainly based on IndustryPack and PMC standard for its networking and communication solutions. On return ikon is supplying TEWS Datentechnik with its communication and protocol software. Modules and software will be available through TEWS Datentechnik's world wide distribution channels.

The first products produced by this agreement are the TIP400-10 ISDN Basic Rate S0 IP-Module, the TPMC400-10 Dual ISDN Primary Rate S2M PMC-Module and its corresponding software. The available software support includes serial drivers with CAPI V2.0 or AT (Modem) commands, D-channel protocols DSS-1 (EuroISDN), 1TR6, QSIG and DPNSS-1, B-channel protocols transparent HDLC, X.75, V.120 and bittransparent (speech). Based on the serial drivers it is easy to link protocol stacks like TCP/IP (PPP). Supported operating systems are VxWorks, pSOS+, OS-9, UNIX and Windows NT.

The jointly developed products are highly flexible and are targeted at OEMs and system integrators who require for high performance telephony or data transfer applications.

Founded in 1975, TEWS Datentechnik has an over 20 year experience in industrial automation. The company designs, manufactures and sells VMEbus boards, IndustryPack compatible and PMC modules as well as custom solutions for OEMs and system integrators.

ikon was founded in 1988 as a project company for industrial and communication solutions. Since 1991 ikon also develops own software and complete products for the telecommunication branch. The products like Internet access servers or Fax servers are mainly based on VME systems.

last update: 15.08.2008

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