Complying with the latest PICMG 2.16 specifications for Ethernet packet switching, the company's development chassis consists of a nine-slot tower with an eight-slot Ethernet packet switching backplane. The backplane provides a mix of PICMG 2.16 node slots and standard CompactPCI slots. Features include provisions for CD-ROM, hard and floppy drives, 80-mm rear plug-in and transition modules, air deflecting card guides, and a 300W ATX power supply. Pricing starts at $2,950. HYBRICON CORP., Ayer, MA. (877) 492-74266.