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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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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It’s the details that make the difference

Sometimes, it can be the most trivial of things that cause the biggest arguments. Like, for example, how many LEDs to place on a board and where - and what color should they be?

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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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