Rapid Prototyping a High‑Performance Embedded Computing System

The availability of appropriate hardware can be a gating factor in the development of high performance, SWaP-constrained applications. However, this white paper describes an approach that can deliver a compelling process.



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.

Single Board Computers
Single Board Computers

All of our products share three characteristics.


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


Service & Support

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.

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Recent Connected Battlefield Posts

April 21, 2017
Cyber security threats are an ever-growing concern, especially for military systems. But although hackers are growing more sophisticated, at Abaco we’re committed to staying two steps ahead.
April 14, 2017
Reconfigurable digital signal processing systems help ensure that embedded systems meet mission requirements—and at Abaco, we’re making it easier for customers to get exactly what they need.
April 7, 2017
It’s been a few months since we welcomed 4DSP into Abaco’s fold. We’re thrilled with the enhancements the acquisition has brought to our portfolio—and our customers’ lives.
March 29, 2017
For a new product to succeed, it must provide something customers truly need. And according to our customers, our new 40 Gig Ethernet–enabled SBC has that covered.
March 29, 2017
Today’s demanding embedded computing applications have a need for speed, and our newest Ethernet switch meets that need like never before.
March 29, 2017
Intel’s first-ever Nervana AI Summit was an exciting opportunity to explore the latest advancements in artificial intelligence, and to experience the technology’s transformative potential.
March 22, 2017
It’s been just over a year since Abaco Systems entered the marketplace. We’re proud of the value we’ve generated for our customers so far—and we’re looking forward to even greater advancements on the horizon.
March 16, 2017
We wrapped up our final day at this year’s AUSA Global Force Symposium, and we’re ready to apply what we learned from discussions with Army leadership.
March 15, 2017
Throughout the second day of AUSA Global Force and at our evening reception, we heard from Army leadership about their biggest needs—and got some great feedback, too.
March 15, 2017
On the first day of Embedded World, attendees saw the power and potential of our embedded computing solutions—both at our own booth and across the show floor.
March 14, 2017
We're at AUSA Global Force 2017 in our home base of Huntsville, and we've had a great first day sharing our latest developments with customers and Army leadership.
March 10, 2017
We’ll be at AUSA Global Force in our home town of Huntsville, Alabama, March 13–15, and we're looking forward to showing how our latest networking and high performance computer gear can help the Army meet any threat out there.
March 8, 2017
We joined the NVIDIA TX2 system-on-module launch in San Francisco to demonstrate our rugged small form factor solution—due later this year—which utilizes the latest NVIDIA technology.
March 1, 2017
In the past, the defense industry was seen as behind the times. But now, between IP-based networking, COTS platforms and other cutting-edge innovations, its technology is leading the way.
February 22, 2017
Tired of every Ethernet switch having its own software environment and way of doing things? So were we—so to improve productivity and avoid interoperability issues, we've come up with a better way.
February 15, 2017
Electronic warfare technology has come a long way—and we're working hard to meet the demands of next-generation systems.
February 9, 2017
From wired backplanes and dial-up internet to rugged, reliable solutions, the technology changes many of us have lived through are amazing—and the future looks brighter than ever.
February 1, 2017
Our acquisition of 4DSP was an early birthday present for us—and a major asset for our electronic warfare customers.
January 25, 2017
It's easy to look back and marvel at how much has changed in the last 20 years, but VME architecture remains a constant—and for good reason.
January 20, 2017
Autonomous vehicles are on the rise—but how quickly will the military adopt them? Our bloggers explore that question and more in the final installment of our 2017 look-ahead series.

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