The Connected Battlefield Blog

Abaco Systems helps military and aerospace organizations minimize program risk and bring programs in on time and on budget. Our integrated, rugged systems solutions are based on a product range that includes single board computers, high performance embedded computing (HPEC), digital signal processing, GPGPU, image processing, sensor processing and avionics. We ally to those products our understanding of applications including ISR, EW, SIGINT, radar, sonar and 360 degree situational awareness. Our customers know that Abaco System brings industry-leading expertise and experience, together with broad and deep customer support.

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A much-needed solution to communication in embedded HPC applications

Abaco is helping create a new open standard point-to-point communication to address a significant problem in the embedded HPC market. Meet Takyon.

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Better isn't always better: part two

In the second part of this 2-part blog post, Ian McMurray describes another example of where a product featured leading edge technology - but it wasn't a product anyone wanted to buy.

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Remembering who we serve

Some thoughts on Independence Day.

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Making our customers’ lives easier

Increasingly, we're seeing the value that software brings to our customers - enabling our hardware platforms to make an even more significant contribution to their solution.

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Working with our partners

Without our partners, we wouldn't be as successful as we are. That's why it was great to spend some time with them last week.

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MOSA/SOSA: a new dawn for military computing

January this year saw the US Army, Navy and Air Force come together to agree on a new computing standard - MOSA - that promises to be transformational for the military.

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The mule of embedded computing

When you think of something that's hard working and reliable, you may well think of a mule. David Pepper sees mules as being analagous to VMEbus.

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At Spain’s first defense fair

Around 150 exhibitors from 11 countries, some 40 official delegations from 27 countries and 10,000 visitors were in Madrid, Spain last week for the inaugural FEINDEF.

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One size fits all? Not always.

Any racegoer will confirm the truth of the old adage: "Horses for courses". You wouldn't necessarily back a horse to win without knowing what its preferred conditions are. The same applies to choosing the optimum solution for moving a gas grill - or for intensive DSP applications.

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I became an Old Crow in Stockholm

The theme of this year’s EW Europe was how the electromagnetic environment is changing at an increasing pace and the scope and depth of electromagnetic manoeuvre warfare is consequently changing in parallel. We were there to demonstrate our capabilities.

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We’re growing

By the end of the year, we'll occupy 50% more space in our home city of Hunstville as we respond to growth in our business.

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Seeing clearly

Earworms - tunes you just can't get out of your head - can be extremely irritating, especially if you don't know how they've become lodged there. Stuart Heptonstall tracks his down.

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In Maryland to meet the Army

Any opportunity to hear in depth about what your customers need from you is an opportunity to be grasped with both hands. That's why we were at APG APBI last week.

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We're in Istanbul with EMF

This week, we're in Istanbul at IDEF, a major show not only for the Turkish market but for international visitors too.

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It’s all about thermal efficiency

Glyn Evans returns to the topic of his new home - this time, pondering central heating systems in two apparently similar properties and their relative performance.

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