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Abaco Announces VP869 High Performance 6U VPX FPGA Board Featuring Two Xilinx Virtex Ultrascale+ FPGAs

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.—12 June 2018 Abaco Systems today announced the VP869 high performance 6U OpenVPX FPGA processing board. Featuring two Xilinx® UltraScale+™ FPGAs and a Zynq® 7000 Series multiprocessor system-on-chip (MPSoC), it provides a form, fit and function upgrade for the VP868, providing existing users with a cost-effective performance enhancement. The VP869 can deliver up to 3.8x more DSP resources and 2.4x more integrated memory than its...

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Abaco Wins Orders to Help Equip Medium Altitude Unmanned Vehicle

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— May 30 2018 Abaco today announced that it had won orders from a leading defense company delivering a range of solutions for electronic warfare, ISR, C4I, avionics, unmanned vehicles and cyber warfare. Abaco’s 3U VPX rugged SBC314 single board computer will be deployed on board a fleet of state of the art medium altitude unmanned vehicles, where it will be at the heart of the craft’s flight control and mission systems. The UAV...

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Abaco Wins Orders to Support Submarine Console

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— May 15 2018 Abaco today announced that it has won orders from a major European systems solutions provider for a number of 3U VPX single board computers and switches. They will be deployed onboard a fleet of submarines within consoles, developed by the solution provider. The solutions provider is under contract to one of the world’s largest prime contractors, and it is expected that other navies will look to implement the...

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Abaco Wins Orders to Enable Deployment of Army Tactical Electronic Warfare Systems

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— May 1 2018 Abaco today announced that it had won a substantial initial order from a major European supplier to the defense industry. The customer is under contract to supply tactical electronic warfare systems to one of the world’s major armies. The order includes quantities of Abaco’s VP868 high performance 6U OpenVPX plug-in modules with advanced digital signal processing capabilities, and Abaco’s FMC134 FMC+ FPGA Mezzanine...

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Round Table: Unmanned Systems

Trying to balance the processing oomph it takes to achieve autonomy with security, thermal management, ruggedization, power consumption, and more could be the undoing of an unmanned system. Peter Thompson, our Vice President, Product Management, took part in an Embedded Systems Engineering round table to explain how these challenges are being met.

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Abaco Wins Orders for Next Generation Radar Systems for Deployment on 4th Generation Fighter Aircraft

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— April 17 2018 Abaco Systems today announced that it had won orders that will see a range of its products included in a next generation radar system that will be deployed in the nose cone of a 4th generation fighter aircraft. The customer is presently on contract to build, test and integrate the solution for the USAF Air Combat Command late this year. Follow on contracts are expected in 2019 to support the US Navy as well as...

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Abaco Announces Cooling Breakthrough to Deliver Maximum Performance at High Temperatures

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— April 10 2018 Abaco Systems today announced a significant breakthrough in delivering optimum performance from a 3U VPX single board computer (SBC). By implementing an innovative cooling strategy, the 12-core Intel® Xeon® D-1500 processor featured on the SBC347D can now operate at 100% of its capability at temperatures up to 75°C in a cold wall (conduction cooled) environment. Traditional solutions that are widely implemented on...

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Abaco Announces Industry’s First 3U VPX Solution to Feature new Xilinx RF System-on-Chip Technology

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— April 3 2018 Abaco Systems today announced the VP430 Direct RF Processing System, the first 3U VPX COTS solution to feature the all new Xilinx® ZU27DR RF system-on-chip (RFSoC) technology. It is also one of the densest analog FPGA DSP boards available, with eight ADC and DAC synchronized channels, and features the ability to synchronize multiple boards for even larger system applications. Abaco is taking orders now for the...

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"We’re focusing our resources on what we do best"

For The McHale Report , John McHale, editor of Military Embedded Systems, talked to our CEO Rich Sorelle about the rapid and positive progress Abaco is making, and how suppliers like Abaco are challenged by the DoD acquisition process.

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Abaco Announces ImageFlex Release 2.0 for Faster, Simpler Development of Advanced Applications for Autonomous Vehicles

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— March 27 2018 Abaco Systems has announced Release 2.0 of its powerful, flexible ImageFlex image processing and visualization toolkit at the GPU Technology Conference. Leveraging the enormous power of GPU technology, ImageFlex provides an easy-to-use API framework to considerably speed and simplify the development, optimization and maintenance of advanced AI applications – especially those targeted at autonomous vehicles...

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FPGA-based embedded computing board for EW, radar, and digital beamforming introduced by Abaco

Our new VP889 FPGA board for electronic warfare applications has caught the eye of Military & Aerospace Electronics magazine.

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Abaco Systems Names Christopher G. Cummins Chief Operating Officer

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— 12 Mar 2018 Abaco Systems, a global leader in rugged embedded computing systems for aerospace, defense and industrial applications, today announced the appointment of Mr. Christopher G. Cummins as Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Cummins will be responsible for all operational functions including engineering, manufacturing, quality, procurement, and logistics. In addition, he will work with the executive team...

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The path to smarter, autonomous radar and EW platforms

In this article for Military Embedded Systems, Marina Iriarte, Technology Editor, talks to Abaco's Director of Business Development, Technology Peter Thomson, about the role artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning techniques are playing in building the electronic warfare systems of the future.

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Abaco Announces High Performance 3U VPX FMC+ FPGA Carrier Featuring Xilinx Ultrascale+, Zynq Ultrascale+ Technology

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— 6 March 2018 Abaco Systems today announced the VP889 high performance FPGA processing board, which features Xilinx®’s latest Ultrascale+™ device, together with Zynq® Ultrascale+ technology for advanced security. In line with Abaco’s commitment to provide customers with simple, cost-effective upgradability/technology insertion that enables them to reach new levels of performance, the VP889 delivers a form, fit and function...

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MIL-STD-1553: Do we know too much – or too little?

In this blog post for Military Embedded Systems, Abaco Director of Product Management, Advanced RF and DSP Haydn Nelson wonders whether we take MIL-STD-1553 too much for granted, and whether familiarity is breeding contempt.

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