Enhanced cooling technologies

Enhanced cooling technologies for superior reliability, performance

To provide the most capable rugged COTS products for demanding environments, thermal challenges must be addressed at the design stage. Learn how Abaco’s next generation thermal solutions maximize embedded computing performance.


VME Forever

VME Forever !


VME has been at the heart of rugged embedded computing for over 30 years. Alternative architectures have come along – but VME is still thriving. And: there are good reasons why VME will continue to thrive – as this white paper explains.


Leveraging FPGAs

Leveraging FPGAs for Evolving ISR Application Requirements

You can address the ever-evolving processing requirements for ISR, but only if you choose the right tool for the job. Learn how to leverage FPGAs to meet the often conflicting requirements ISR applications place on embedded systems.


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We have the broadest range of COTS rugged embedded computing products in the industry – from data capture to information delivery – enabling our customers to create entire systems from a single source.

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We deliver mission-critical rugged embedded computing systems to defense, aerospace and industrial applications when failure is not an option.


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We bring 30+ years of experience to the flexible, responsive support of our customers, backed by robust, repeatable processes. Through every day of your program, our focus is on ensuring your success.

Recent Connected Battlefield Posts

August 16, 2017
In an industry that seems to revolve around GigaFLOPS and MHz, it would be easy to believe that just leveraging the latest and greatest technology is what it takes. But, argues Larry Schaffer, there's more to optimum design than that.
August 9, 2017
Sometimes, advances in hardware can have an unintended impact on software performance - but when you control your own software, it becomes a lot easier to fix the problem.
August 2, 2017
At the AEE/Avionics and Space Testing Expo in Munich, Germany, we talked to the great and the good of the European avionics industry about the benefits of open architecture technology for next generation test systems.
July 26, 2017
To get the earliest possible access to the latest technologies, our customers rely on us forming very close relationships with the industry ecosystem. Here, we describe how that works – to our customers’ benefit.
July 19, 2017
Hundreds of millions of years ago, creatures worked out to how to see and make sense of the world around them. Now, deep learning uses the knowledge we've gained over time about how our eyes learn - enabling powerful computers to see things pretty much the way we do.
July 12, 2017
FPGA technology is characterized by its versatility. Widely deployed in military applications in multi-channel radar, for example, the speed and flexibility FPGAs offer find them put to use in some remarkable environments – such as particle physics research.
July 5, 2017
Today’s increasing focus on innovations that utilize the modularity of COTS technology indicates that a future of readily available, mission-specific embedded computing technology isn’t far off.
June 23, 2017
Before retiring, Abaco’s embedded computing expert Richard Spiesman reflects on advancements in embedded form factors, silicon technology and more.
June 16, 2017
As today’s military applications require more data, more channels and more speed, radar applications are feeling the pressure. Fortunately, there’s a new way to get the performance you need.
June 14, 2017
We’re committed to keeping our warfighters safe and effective with our embedded computing systems—and our ongoing support of the Blue Angels Foundation.
June 9, 2017
We had a productive and enjoyable week at EW Europe discussing the challenges facing electronic warfare providers—and we didn’t let a little bad weather rain on our parade.
June 2, 2017
We had another great show at CANSEC this year, connecting with our customers and showing the industry some truly next-generation systems.
June 2, 2017
Embedded computers in mil/aero have traditionally been point solutions. But high customization often slows time-to-deployment. Shouldn’t there be a way to get the best of both worlds?
May 26, 2017
Meeting I/O requirements in embedded systems once caused major challenges and performance tradeoffs. With a modular embedded I/O approach, that’s no longer the case.
May 19, 2017
How does our OpenWare Ethernet switch management software deliver the flexibility and functionality you need? We built it with the perfect balance of open source and proprietary tools. Here’s how.
May 12, 2017
We’ve always believed in the power of open source software to deliver flexible and secure performance—and with our OpenWare switch management package, we’re bringing that power to our customers.
May 12, 2017
GTC 2017 came to an amazing end when we were able to show NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang our latest use of his company’s technology: the GVC1000.
May 11, 2017
The AI revolution was well underway on day three of GTC 2017, with amazing breakthroughs and exciting demonstrations from start to finish.
May 10, 2017
This week, we’re setting up shop in Istanbul for IDEF: the Middle East’s largest defense trade show, and an exciting opportunity to showcase what makes Abaco special.
May 9, 2017
With exciting demos on AI and deep learning ready to go—plus the reveal of Project Elroy drawing closer—we're eagerly awaiting the start of GTC 2017!

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