Author: David Tetley

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David Tetley

David is engineering manager of Abaco Systems' HPEC Center of Excellence in Boston, responsible for both the AXIS software suite and HPEC system development. He has a background in military signal and image processing, starting his career as a scientific officer for the UK Ministry of Defence working with lasers and missile seeker technology, and then moving into software development in the days of the Texas instruments C40 and Analog Devices Sharc processors. As engineering manager in Boston, he has led the development of the AXIS software suite and helped shape Abaco’s HPEC strategy.

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What the future holds

The ability to predict the future has long been one of man's ambitions. Increasingly, we have the necessary mass of knowledge that can bring that dream closer to reality.


AUSA Day 3: so what’s all the excitement been about?

AUSA Global Force has ended. Here, Dave Tetley - who demonstrated our new Obox almost non-stop at the show - explains what it was that caused so many visitors to want to see it.


Behind the times

Advances in embedded computing hardware - notably the use of heterogeneous architectures - have outstripped the software development tools available. Takyon may be about to change that.


Staying ‘mission ready’

In the past, people would only see the doctor when they were sick, and remedies would be prescribed and sick days taken. The impromptu doctor’s visit may be fortuitous, however, as it could lead to diagnosis of more serious issues that could have become catastrophic if not caught. A better way of catching these issues is yearly health checks, providing ‘preventative maintenance’ and enabling issues to be diagnosed and resolved before they become...


AI in the military: opportunities – and challenges

Many in the military are convinced that AI is a hugely relevant technology for the future. Here, David Tetley agrees - and explains how some of the barriers to implementing it can be overcome.


Abaco Systems HPEC Innovation Center

Why Relocating an Office Is Just Like Developing a Challenging Application

Relocating our HPEC Innovation Center was a big challenge, but thankfully someone with years of experience helped us through it—which is just what we do every day for our customers.


US Air Force

Demystifying Performance

As we stride ahead as Abaco Systems, software is playing a key role in differentiating us from our competitors because it’s a significant strength for us. One of the things we see is how the embedded software world has now opened out to encompass the enormous open community of Linux, bringing a huge choice of open APIs, open source tools and utilities. That choice, though, can be overwhelming. How do you choose which is right for your...