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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CEMA: an unexpected opportunity

Abaco's commitment to supporting industry standards is wholehearted - so it was excellent to have the opportunity to meet with someone at the heart of driving those initiatives for the Army.

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CEMA: our CMOSS-aligned SBC3511 is a big hit

Yesterday was the first day of the The 5th Annual Cyber Electromagnetic Activity (CEMA) Conference - and proved to be a great place to show off our new SBC3511.

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Diff’rent strokes, diff’rent folks

Taking place at Zilker Park in Austin, TX, the Austin City Limits Festival has grown to two weekends, eight stages and over 130 bands. It presents Phillip Henson with something of a quandary, however.

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We're on the French Riviera

The past week has seen us in Toulon for the International Radar Conference.

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Trade shows: how not to do them

Trade shows are a great way of finding new customers - but only if you do them right.

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The quest for omnisight

Stuart muses on his challenge to see everything clearly - and likens it to a challenge faced by our customers.

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DSEI: continuing success

The last two days of DSEI 2019 have seen us continue to attract numbers of visitors to the Abaco booth, with much interest in our image tracking demonstration.

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DSEI: very, very worthwhile

The past couple of days has seen us in London's Docklands at DSEI, where we've been delighted with the quality of interaction we've had with some major organizations.

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The future is... safe

Simon Collins looks to a future in which our personal transportation may need to achieve the same levels of satefy certification as many military platforms do today.

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Being the first with the best

'Aggressive' isn't usually a good thing to be. But, when it comes to delivering what our customers need, that's exactly what they want us to be.

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Wind River IPnet Security Vulnerability Announcement – VxWorks Bootloaders

Wind River has announced the discovery of vulnerabilities. Here we describe the actions customers should take in order to ensure they are protected.

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Taking a long term view

We recently held our first-ever Business Development and US Sales Workout in Austin, Texas. Kevin Moran explains why the meeting was vital to the success of our business - and our customers' businesses.

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Marketing: Behind the Scenes

We're located in South Carolina; New Hampshire; Austin Tx; Ottawa, Canada; and Towcester, England - but being a productive (and fun) team doesn't mean we all have to be in the same country - let alone the same room.

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Thunderbolt 3: the future is here - today

The history of PCs is a fascinating one – most notably in how it’s perhaps been the most visible reflection of Moore’s Law in action. Back in 1981, when the IBM Model 5150 was introduced, the Intel 8088 – running at 4.77MHz - was the processor of choice. Basic internal storage was 16K of memory, upgradable to 640K. Floppy disk external storage – in the form of one or two – was optional: the base unit shipped with a cassette drive. (It wasn’t...

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You CAN have it all

"You can't have everything" is a commonly heard complaint. But, when it comes to automobiles and graphics cards - perhaps you can.

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