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IEEE 1588 Products & Implementations


This page provides pointers to web sites describing IEEE-1588 products or other material useful in implementing the standard. Implementers of IEEE 1588 are encouraged to supply appropriate material for inclusion on this page. Please provide a pointer to a web site along with a short description of the site contents. Please send this material to Kang Lee

The following are pointers to web sites for commercial products described as implementing IEEE 1588. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed or the facts presented on this site. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be advertised or available on this site. The sites are listed in alphabetical order by company or institution.

Ixia Anue 3500: Real-world testing solutions for validating IEEE 1588 / PTPv2

Bartky Networks: Software protocol stack and consulting for IEEE 1588 and IEEE 802.1AS. Specializing in PTP on Freescale MPC8313E chip and PTP for Audio/Video Bridging usage.

Bustec: A complete line of LXI data acquisition and test products supporting IEEE-1588 with the ProDAQ 6100 LXI carrier module.  

Conemtech: Packet Network Sync Module M50-34 - Multi Time Source Time and Frequency Controller.

Domain Time  Complete IEEE 1588 software implementation and monitoring for Windows, scalable for the Enterprise.

FEI-Zyfer, Inc. offers two IEEE 1588-2008 PTP v2 compatible product lines, the PTPSync III GPS referenced (SAASM or C/A) 1588 system and an IEEE-1588 option module for the CommSync II family of systems.

Hilscher: The network controller netX containing an IEEE 1588 hardware support block.

Hyperstone: hyNet 32XS processor incorporates a fully featured IEEE1588 compliant clock core in the Ethernet subsystem

Intel : Processors - EP80579 Intel-Architecture-based System on Chip , IXP465 microprocessor , Ethernet Controllers - 1G: 82574, 82576, 82580  10G: 82599

IXXAT: A software protocol stack implementing IEEE 1588.

Korusys Ltd: Ltd has released a PTP PCI card which implements telecoms grade clock recovery as a PCI plug-in card or stand-alone OEM module.

Meinberg: Combined IEEE1588 Grandmaster Clock/NTP Time Server with GPSCombined IEEE1588 Ordinary Clock/NTP Time ServerProduct starter kit, and PTP client SyncBox

MicrosemiIEEE 1588 Grandmaster Clock supports PTP version 2 and delivers nanosecond time and frequency synchronization across standard Ethernet Networks. Microsemi acquired Symmetricom.

Moxa: Full line of IEEE 1588 (software and Hardware) enabled industrial managed Ethernet switches (Boundary Clock and Transparent Clock).

Napatech Onboard IEEE 1588-2008 Support: Napatech’s NT20E2-PTP has onboard IEEE 1588-2008 v2 Precision Time Protocol (PTP) support that can be used for applications requiring nanosecond time stamping and time synchronization.

National Instruments A PCI NIC card with IEEE 1588 , A PXI card supporting IEEE 1588, GPS, and IRIG

National Semiconductor The DP83640 Precision PHYTER Ethernet PHY chip with embedded IEEE 1588 hardware and application support.

OnTime Network: The OnTime IEEE 1588 Std 2008 (PTP) protocol stack for Grand Master-, Transparent-, Ordinary- and Slave only Clock operation.

PTPd: Source code for a software implementation of IEEE 1588.

Time and Frequency Solutions: PTP80 Grandmaster clocks

Real-Time Systems GmbH: IEEE 1588 Precision Time Protocol (PTP) Master Implementations.

Semtech Three ToPSyncTM semiconductor products: ACS9510, ACS9593 and ACS9550

Teletronics Technology Corporation Data acquisition modules and network products including a 10/100/1000 switch with IEEE 1588.

Wireshark A network protocol analyzer available for download that supports IEEE 1588.