Situational awareness is key on the battlefield. Today's sensors can pack hundreds of imagers on a platform and provide 360-degree coverage. But how can that ocean of data be sifted for relevant information within tactical timelines? Enter the Graphics Processing Unit (GPU).
** This article, appearing in the October 2012 edition of Military Embedded Systems, is a GE Intelligent Platforms perspective on embedded military electronics trends featuring the GRA112, a ruggedized 3U VPX card built to maximize the GPGPU capabilities of NVIDIA's kepler technology.