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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance. A program the IRS administers each year to help low income persons prepare their tax returns. VITA certifies volunteers to work at centers all over the United States. In general, persons under certain income limits are allowed to have their taxes prepared for free by a VITA volunteer.
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Thus, most VMEbus systems, as with most embedded applications, are served better with a specialized CPU.
-- VITA 1.5: 2eSST protocol allows the VMEbus to run at a bandwidth of 320 MB/s per second.
The VMEbus brings several essential system features to military and defense applications.
The NETernity RM921 is a VMEbus managed Gigabit Ethernet switch that supports IPv6.
The VXS payload cards are processor, CPU, memory, and data-converter 6U VMEbus with the VXS interface added.
The system uses the VMEbus for set up and control of all operational functions, and for transfer to the host computer of data stored in the deep memory arrays.
The VMEbus still offers the only architecture that can handle event-driven, data-driven, and sequencing applications without obsoleting older VME boards.
The on-board DRAM is dual ported to the VMEbus. 3020: $2,150; 3045: $9,845 Bustec, www.rsleads.com/310ee-193
One early example of a commercial standard that was adopted for military purposes was the VMEbus, which was originally developed by a consortium of European companies for use in areas such as industrial control applications.
General Micro Systems has announced the Mariner II V158, GMS' third-generation Pentium III VMEbus single-board computer.
MIP860 6U VMEbus PowerPC modules, based on MPC860T PowerQUICC chips, offer a 100BaseT Ethernet interface via an RJ45 twisted pair connector on the front panel.
There are three open architectures for T&M instrumentation, the VMEbus extension for instrumentation (VXI), a modular instrument standard based on VME computer bus architecture that allows modules independently developed by different manufacturers to operate together in a single mainframe;[1] the modular measurement system (MMS), an open standard specifically engineered for modular RF, microwave and lightwave instrumentation; and the old standby for rack-and-stack boxes, IEEE-488.