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ISR signal processing at the edge

In this article , Abaco senior product manager for DSP Phillip Henson talks to Emma Helfrich, associate editor of Military Embedded Systems magazine, about the challenges of delivering advanced computing solutions for ISR applications.

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New 3U VPX Graphics/Video/GPGPU Board from Abaco Systems Brings High Performance to Demanding Electronic Warfare Applications

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— October 22 2019 Abaco Systems today announced the GR5 3U VPX rugged video/graphics and GPGPU card, further extending the range of options available and providing customers with the ability to choose exactly the right solution for the specific application. The GR5 is designed to support the video, graphics and GPGPU requirements of the most demanding SIGINT, ISR, situational awareness and radar applications, among others. It is...

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Abaco Systems Announces New High Performance Ethernet Switch to Bring Extended Levels of Capability to 6U VME Systems

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— October 15 2019 Abaco Systems today announced the GBX25 Layer 3 Managed 6U VME NETernity Ethernet Switch. It provides unprecedented flexibility, delivering new levels of simplicity in configuring 6U VME network support and handling almost any network configuration while delivering industry-leading performance. The GBX25 represents the optimum switch solution for any user planning to create new systems based on the 6U VME...

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General Atomics chooses Abaco FORCE2C Flight Computer

Aerospace & Defense Technology magazine featured coverage of how our FORCE2C Flight Computer was chosen by General Atomics to be at the heart of its Certifiable Ground Control Station, subsequently featuring in a first-of-its-kind demonstration.

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New Graphics and Video Capture XMC from Abaco Maximizes Performance, Minimizes Size, Weight, Power

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— September 17 2019 Abaco Systems today announced a powerful new rugged XMC graphics and video capture board. The NVP2102 takes advantage of the high performance of the NVIDIA® Pascal P2000 GPU with its 768 cores and 4 GBytes of GDDR5 memory to deliver 2.3 TeraFLOPS of peak performance with support for both CUDA® and OpenCL™. It is the first Abaco video/graphics XMC product to offer high performance input and output. Developed...

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Abaco, RTI and Wind River Partner to Deliver First COTS DO-254 and DO-178C Solution for Airborne Systems

DAYTON, OH and SUNNYVALE, Calif. – September 16, 2019 – Abaco , Real-Time Innovations (RTI) and Wind River® today announced the integration of the first hardware, operating system, and communications framework with commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) RTCA DO-254 and RTCA DO-178C DAL A safety certification evidence package. This package will deliver accelerated certification and airworthiness for next generation airborne control and mission systems...

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DDC-I’s Safety-Critical, DO-178 Deos RTOS Available for Abaco Systems’ Ruggedized SBC314 VPX CPU Board

Phoenix, AZ and Huntsville, AL – September 12, 2019 - DDC-I, a leading supplier of software and professional services for mission- and safety critical applications and Abaco Systems, a global leader in open architecture computing and electronic systems for aerospace, defense and industrial applications, today announced the availability of its Deos™ DO-178 real-time operating system (RTOS) for Abaco Systems’ rugged SBC314 3U VPX single board...

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Abaco to Reinforce International Presence at DSEI 2019

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— August 27, 2019 Abaco Systems today announced that the company will be exhibiting at DSEI (Stand: N8-380), one of the world’s largest trade fairs for the defense and security industry. DSEI (Defence and Security Equipment International) takes place at the ExCel Centre in London’s docklands, immediately next to the River Thames, from September 10-13, connecting governments, national armed forces, industry thought leaders and the...

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A bird's eye view of SWAP

When the media want to find out more about the importance of SWaP in military embedded computing, they turn to Abaco to find out what’s really going on. Here , New Electronics talks to our CTO, Lorne Graves.

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Abaco Extends Family of Avionics Devices for Test and Simulation, Flightline, and Development Featuring Thunderbolt 3 Interface

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— August 8, 2019 Abaco Systems today further extended its range of portable avionics devices that feature the Intel® Thunderbolt™ 3 interface with the addition of an ARINC664-compatible RCNIC-A2PA-TB and multiprotocol RAR15XF-TB that supports up to four channels of MIL-STD-1553 and 18 channels of ARINC 429 on a single device. These new devices complement Abaco’s previously announced QPM-1553-TB and RCEI-830A-TB. Abaco’s...

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New Graphics XMC from Abaco Delivers Optimum Combination of High Performance, Small Footprint

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— July 30 2019 Abaco Systems today announced a powerful new rugged XMC graphics and video board. The NVP2000 leverages the high performance of the NVIDIA® Pascal P2000 GPU with its 768 cores and 4 GBytes of DDR5 memory to deliver 2.3 TeraFLOPS of peak performance with CUDA® and OpenCL™ support. The NVP2000 is designed to deliver significant gains in SIGINT, radar and video or graphics processing applications, while its high...

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Abaco Single Board Computer Chosen For New Electronic Warfare System

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— July 23 2019 Abaco Systems today announced that its rugged 3U VPX SBC347D single board computer had been chosen by a major international defense electronics company to be at the heart of a new electronic warfare system that will be deployed in manned and unmanned aerial vehicles and in fixed and mobile ground platforms. Between two and four SBC347Ds will be configured in the system, depending on customer requirements. The value...

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Abaco Announces Development Kit to Simplify, Speed and Reduce Cost of Developing Advanced Electronic Warfare Applications

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.—June 18 2019 Abaco Systems today announced the VP430 Development Kit, which is designed to enable application developers to make a fast start on the creation, debugging and optimization of advanced electronic warfare applications. The VP430 Development Kit includes a VPX370 development platform, pre-integrated with a 3U VPX SBC329 single board computer, and the VP430 Direct RF Processing System. The VP430 was the first 3U VPX...

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New 3U OpenVPX Rugged Single Board Computer from Abaco Uniquely Combines Advanced Security, High Performance and Leading Edge Thermal Management, Alignment with SOSA, CMOSS

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— June 11 2019 Abaco Systems today announced an upgrade to the recently-announced SBC3511 3U VPX single board computer, which now features the 9 th generation i7 6-core Intel ®Xeon® E-2276ME processor (‘Coffee Lake Refresh’) operating at 2.8GHz (with turbo mode up to 4.4GHz). The processor is specifically designed for the specific demands of embedded applications. The SBC3511 offers a 40GigE data plane for alignment with the SOSA...

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Sensor processing evaluation embedded computer with GPU introduced by Abaco

Military and Aerospace Electronics describes how Abaco's new evaluation embedded computer is designed for for unmanned vehicles, embedded training, situational awareness, moving maps, and electro-optical sensor processing.

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