The Connected Battlefield Blog

Abaco Systems helps military and aerospace organizations minimize program risk and bring programs in on time and on budget. Our integrated, rugged systems solutions are based on a product range that includes single board computers, high performance embedded computing (HPEC), digital signal processing, GPGPU, image processing, sensor processing and avionics. We ally to those products our understanding of applications including ISR, EW, SIGINT, radar, sonar and 360 degree situational awareness. Our customers know that Abaco System brings industry-leading expertise and experience, together with broad and deep customer support.

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Benchmark demonstrates remarkable reduction in glass-to-glass latency using GPUDirect / RDMA

Latency is the enemy of fast response in electronic warfare applications. In this benchmark, we describe how it can be substantially reduced.

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GTRI: a great response to our CMOSS efforts

It's no overstatement to say that the recent event at GTRI was a huge success for us, as we were able to provide a real, live demonstration to the Army of what our CMOSS-aligned SBC3511 can do.

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Bringing the past into the future

Once again, product manager Stuart Heptonstall finds inspiration from the music of his youth to ponder how far we've come - and what that means for what our customers need from us.

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A universal truth?

A quarter of a century ago, the military embedded computing landscape changed forever. 25 years later, the same questions are still being asked in a range of situations – and they still get the same answer.

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Never assume

In the latest of his posts on sales technique, Ian McMurray recalls a lesson he learned many years ago about how wide-eyed innocence can stand a salesperson in good stead.

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Improving glass-to-glass latency

Reducing the latency between capturing an image and delivering it to the user is critical in battlefield applications. Here, we suggest an approach to how it can be minimized.

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2019: six of the best

​Here are six of the past 12 months' blog posts you shouldn't have missed. The Connected Battlefield will be back online in early January. In the meantime: Happy Holidays!

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SOSA: what does the future hold?

2019 has been the year when SOSA has entered the collective consciousness of the military embedded computing world. But: what might be the implications for future product development?

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2020: the year of 8K?

4K/UltraHD has rapidly become the de facto resolution standard for video - but how long will it be before it's replaced by 8K?

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An excellent meeting

Recently, we met with our channel partners to discuss business strategy and how we could drive growth for them and us.

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Making the most of limited space

Space is always at a premium - but with a little imagination, it's surprising what you can achieve.

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Game theory revisited

Game theory pervades many areas of our lives - and, as it turns out, applies also to the introduction of new products.

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Abaco becomes a National Instruments Center of Excellence

Abaco is now a National Instruments Center of Excellence – an honor given to only 15 or so other sites around the world.

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My (Product) Family and Other Animals…

With the launch of our fifth graphics/video platform based on NVIDIA's Pascal GPU, our graphics product manager looks at how the new GR5 fits into the growing range.

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When change is a pleasant surprise…

Our product management team continues its overwhelming obsession with the automobiles it drives. This time, a forced change turns out to be – well, a change for the better.

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