AltaAPI

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    • Provided for free with the purchase of an Alta Avionics Card
    • Layered Design to Maximize a Flexible and Quick Integration
    • Most Popular OS Environments Including Linux 32/64, Windows 32/64 XP/2003/Vista/7/8/8.1/10 and Solaris.
    • RTOS support for VxWorks, Integrity, Lynx OS, RTX Windows/Shared Mode.
    • Windows Managed .NET DLLs Provides Quick Integration with Visual Basic, .Net, C++.
    • The Best National Instruments LabVIEW & LabWindows Support in the Industry. Full 8.2+ .NET support or LabVIEW 8.6+ VI Library (AltaAPI-LV); Includes LabVIEW-RT (Real-Time Support).

    AltaAPI is designed to meet various application requirements – and to provide fast integration (with over 80 sample programs).

    AltaAPI - No TitleWhen first starting development, the design engineer may want a Linux or Windows application for test verification. Then the application may need to move to an RTOS, such as VxWorks, for deployment. Or maybe the test group needs to develop a LabVIEW or .NET GUI for ATP or a custom application – even a network based application. The AltaAPI can migrate as your program requirements change. Register to download the User’s Manual for a full review of this powerful tool set. Contact the factory for our latest operating system version and RTOS support.

  • Key Features

    • Provided for free with the purchase of an Alta Avionics Card
    • Layered Design to Maximize a Flexible and Quick Integration
    • Most Popular OS Environments Including Linux 32/64, Windows 32/64 XP/2003/Vista/7/8/8.1/10 and Solaris.
    • RTOS support for VxWorks, Integrity, Lynx OS, RTX Windows/Shared Mode.
    • Windows Managed .NET DLLs Provides Quick Integration with Visual Basic, .Net, C++.
    • The Best National Instruments LabVIEW & LabWindows Support in the Industry. Full 8.2+ .NET support or LabVIEW 8.6+ VI Library (AltaAPI-LV); Includes LabVIEW-RT (Real-Time Support).
    • Key ANSI C Layer 1 with source code provides easy integration and porting – over 80+ example programs to jump start your application (regardless of OS).
    • Same API Used for Multiple Protocols (1553 and ARINC).
    • Easily port from other avionics vendors to AltaAPI
  • Here you can find documentation pertaining to the AltaAPI. For additional documentation and software, please visit our secure download area.

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    AltaAPI Data Sheet258 kBpdf
    AltaAPI Intro2 MBppt
  • ENET-1553
    Alta has combined the industry’s most advanced 32-bit 1553 FPGA protocol engine, AltaCore™, with a real-time IP/UDP thin server in a small low-power, rugged box. The customer can implement their application with the same feature-rich application programming interface, AltaAPI™, as used with standard cards – often without even recompiling - the ultimate in code portability.

    ENET-1553-EBR
    Alta has adapted the industry’s most advanced 32-bit 1553 FPGA protocol engine, AltaCore™, for 10 Mbit 1553 EBR (Commercial Standard SAE AS5652) with a real-time IP/UDP thin server in a small low-power, rugged box (ENET). The customer can implement their application with the same feature-rich application programming interface, AltaAPI™, as used with standard 1553 cards – the ultimate in code portability.

    CPCIC3/6-A429 – PXI
    The ARINC CPCIC-A429/PXI Interface Card and AltaAPI Support Software Represent the Latest ARINC 32-bit FPGA Protocol Engine Technology. Encode and Decode almost Any ARINC-429 PHY Level Label/Word Signal. The First Card in the Industry to Offer Advanced Test Functions of Signal Generation and A/D Signal Capture.

    ENET-A429

    ENET2-1553
    Alta has combined the industry’s most advanced 32-bit 1553 FPGA protocol engine, AltaCore™, with a real-time IP/UDP thin server in a small low-power, rugged box. The customer can implement their application with the same feature-rich application programming interface, AltaAPI™, as used with standard cards – often without even recompiling - the ultimate in code portability.

    MPCIE-1553
    The MPCIE-1553 is a mini PCI Express Full-Mini Type 2 Interface Card for MIL-STD-1553 networks. Coupled with AltaAPI Represents the Latest MIL-STD-1553 32-bit FPGA Protocol Engine Technology with Multi-Layer Software - in an amazingly small package. Our Card and Software Packages are Designed for Fast, Portable Integrations. The MPCIE-1553 is the Only Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) Card that Passes and can Execute SAE AS4111/4112 Protocol Tests.

    MPCIE-A429
    Alta Data Technologies’ MPCIE-A429 Mini PCI Express F1 interface module offers a variety of ARINC-429/575/717 channel configurations with software selectable RX/TX channels, baud rates, bit encoding and word configurations (Start/Sync/Stop length, Parity, bits/word, MSB/LSB). Encode or decode almost any ARINC-429 transceiver compatible signal.

    PC104P-1553
    The PC104P-1553 Interface Card and AltaAPI Represent the Latest MIL-STD-1553 32-bit FPGA Protocol Engine Technology with Multi-Layer Software. Our Card and Software Packages are Designed for Fast, Portable Integrations. The PC104P-1553 is the Only Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) Card that Passes and Executes the SAE AS4111/4112 Protocol Tests.

    PCCD-A429 and ECD54-A429
    The ARINC PCCD-A429 & ECD54-A429 Interface Cards and AltaAPI Support Software Represent the Latest ARINC 32-bit FPGA Protocol Engine Technology. Encode and Decode almost Any ARINC-429 PHY Level Label/Word Signal. The First Card in the Industry to Offer Advanced Test Functions of Signal Generation and A/D Signal Capture.

    PCCD-1553 and ECD54-1553
    The PCCD-1553 & ECD54-1553 Interface Cards and AltaAPI Support Software Represent the Latest MIL-STD-1553 32-bit FPGA Protocol Engine Technology. The PCCD-1553 is a standard type II PCMCIA/PCCARD and the ECD54-1553 is a standard 54mm PCI ExpressCard. The PCCD/ECD54-1553 Passes SAE AS4111/4112 Protocol Tests and is the Only Commercial Off the Shelf Card That Supports for Full Protocol Testing AND Signal Capture as Standard Product.

    PC104P-A429
    The ARINC PC104P-A429 Interface Card and AltaAPI Support Software Represent the Latest ARINC 32-bit FPGA Protocol Engine Technology. Encode and Decode almost Any ARINC-429 PHY Level Label/Word Signal. The First Card in the Industry to Offer Advanced Test Functions of Signal Generation.

    PCIE1L-A429
    The ARINC PCIE1L-A429 Interface Card and AltaAPI Support Software Represent the Latest ARINC 32-bit FPGA Protocol Engine Technology. Encode and Decode almost Any ARINC-429 PHY Level Label/Word Signal. The First Card in the Industry to Offer Advanced Test Functions of Signal Generation and A/D Signal Capture. The one lane card PCIe is the industry first low profile

    PCIE1L-1553
    Alta Data Technologies’ PCIE1L-1553 interface module is a multi-channel (1-2), ½ size, Low Profile, One Lane PCI Express 1553 card with the latest software technologies. The PCI Express card is based on the industry’s most advanced 32-bit 1553 FPGA protocol engine, AltaCore™, and by a feature-rich application programming interface, AltaAPI™, which is a multi-layer ANSI C and Windows .NET (MSVS 2005/08/10 C++, C#, VB .NET) architecture. This package provides increased system performance and reduces integration time.

    PCIC-MA4
    Alta Data Technologies’ PCIC-MA4 interface module is a multi-channel, multi-protocol 1553 and ARINC PCIC card supported by the latest software technologies for PCI systems. The PCIC cards (PMC PCI 32 Carrier) are based on the industry’s most advanced 32-bit FPGA protocol engine, AltaCore™, and by a feature-rich application programming interface, AltaAPI™, which is a multi-layer ANSI C and Windows .NET 2.0 (MSVS C++, C#, VB, NET, Linux, RTOSes) architecture. This hardware and software package provides increased system performance and reduces integration time.

    PCI-1553
    The PCI-1553 Interface Card and AltaAPI Support Software Represent the Latest MIL-STD-1553 32-bit FPGA Protocol Engine Technology. The PCI-1553 Passes SAE AS4111/4112 Protocol Tests and is the Only Commercial Off the Shelf Card That Supports for Full Protocol Testing AND Signal Capture as Standard Product.

    PCI-A429
    The ARINC PCI-A429 Interface Card and AltaAPI Support Software Represent the Latest ARINC 32-bit FPGA Protocol Engine Technology. Encode and Decode almost Any ARINC-429 PHY Level Label/Word Signal. The First Card in the Industry to Offer Advanced Test Functions of Signal Generation and A/D Signal Capture.

    PCIE4L-1553
    Alta Data Technologies’ PCIE4L-1553 interface module is a multi-channel (1-4), ½ size, 4 Lane PCI Express 1553 card supported by the latest software technologies. The PCI Express card is based on the industry’s most advanced 32-bit 1553 FPGA protocol engine, AltaCore™, and by a feature-rich application programming interface, AltaAPI™, which is a multi-layer ANSI C and Windows .NET (MSVS 2005/08/10 C++, C#, VB .NET) architecture. This hardware and software package provides increased system performance and reduces integration time.

    PCIE4L-A429
    The ARINC PCIE4L-A429 Interface Card and AltaAPI Support Software Represent the Latest ARINC 32-bit FPGA Protocol Engine Technology. Encode and Decode almost Any ARINC-429 PHY Level Label/Word Signal. The First Card in the Industry to Offer Advanced Test Functions of Signal Generation and A/D Signal Capture. he 4 lane card (PCIE4L) is normal 1/2 height common for most desktop and larger server systems.

    PCIEC4L-MA4
    Alta Data Technologies’ PCIEC4L-MA4 interface module is a multi-channel, multi-protocol 1553 and ARINC ½ size PCI Express 4 Lane interface card (PMC on 4 Lane PCI Express Carrier) is supported by the latest software technologies. The PCIEC4L card is based on the industry’s most advanced 32-bit FPGA protocol engine, AltaCore™, and by a feature-rich application programming interface, AltaAPI™, which is a multi-layer ANSI C and Windows .NET (MSVS 2005/08/10 C++, C#, VB .NET) architecture. This hardware and software package provides increased system performance and reduces integration time.

    PMC-1553
    The PMC-1553 Interface Card and AltaAPI Represent the Latest MIL-STD-1553 32-bit FPGA Protocol Engine Technology with Multi-Layer Software. Our Card and Software Packages are Designed for Fast, Portable Integrations. The PMC-1553 is the Only Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) Card that Passes and Executes the SAE AS4111/4112 Protocol Tests.

    PMC-A429
    The ARINC PMC-A429 Interface Card and AltaAPI Support Software Represent the Latest ARINC 32-bit FPGA Protocol Engine Technology. Encode and Decode almost Any ARINC-429 PHY Level Label/Word Signal. The First Card in the Industry to Offer Advanced Test Functions of Signal Generation and A/D Signal Capture.

    PMC-MA4
    Alta Data Technologies’ PMC-MA4 interface module is a multi-channel, multi-protocol 1553 and ARINC PMC card supported by the latest software technologies. This hardware and software package provides increased system performance and reduces integration time. The First Card in the Industry to Offer Advanced Test Functions of Signal Generation and A/D Signal Capture. This card is also offered for PCI, PCI Express and cPCI/PXI Systems.

    PMC-WMUX
    Alta Data Technologies’ PMC-WMUX interface module (PCI Mezzanine Card for Carriers and Single Board Computers) is a single or dual channel (A-B Redundant = 4 Busses per Channel) WMUX card supported by the latest software technologies. This PMC cards are based on the industry’s most advanced 32-bit WMUX FPGA protocol engine, AltaCore™, and by a feature-rich application programming interface, AltaAPI™, which is a multi-layer, highly portable ANSI C architecture. This hardware and software package provides increased system performance and reduces integration time.

    PMCE-1553
    PMCE-1553™ is an innovative product that provides 1553 operations via 10/100/1000 Ethernet IP/UDP local area networks (LAN) backplane. PMCE-1553 is a standard PMC form factor card, but instead of PCI backplane, PMCE-1553 uses the P4 connector for Ethernet based control and communications.
    Alta has combined the industry’s most advanced 32-bit 1553 FPGA protocol engine, AltaCore™, with a real-time IP/UDP thin server. The customer can implement their application with the same feature-rich application programming interface, AltaAPI™, as used with standard cards – often without even recompiling - the utlimate in code portability.
    For systems that require DO-178 level compliant software, PMCE-1553 is ideal because you can utilize the operating system’s compliant IP/socket level functions.

    XMC-A429

    XMC-MA4
    Alta Data Technologies’ XMC-MA4 interface module is a multi-channel, multi-protocol 1553 and ARINC PMC card supported by the latest software technologies. This hardware and software package provides increased system performance and reduces integration time. The First Card in the Industry to Offer Advanced Test Functions of Signal Generation and A/D Signal Capture.

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