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GBX25, GR5 are the focus

Microwaves & RF rounds up the latest switch and graphics solutions for deployment in the harshest, most challenging environments.

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Abaco Systems Honored as National Instruments Center of Excellence

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— March 17 2020 Abaco Systems today announced that its Towcester, England site has been named a National Instruments Center of Excellence – the first in the UK, and an honor given to only 15 or so other sites around the world. National Instruments develops high performance automated test and automated measurement systems. The company’s open, software-defined platform enables the development of robust, reliable, repeatable...

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Avionics Modules Offer Intel's Thunderbolt 3 Interface

Microwaves & RF reports on the latest solutions in avionics.

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Abaco Systems Announces Significant Upgrade for SWE540A 40 Gigabit Ethernet Switch

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— FEBRUARY 25 2020 Abaco Systems today announced a significant upgrade for its NETernity SWE540A 6U OpenVPX VPX 40 Gigabit Ethernet Switch with the availability of a conduction-cooled variant, enabling the highest possible Ethernet speeds to be deployed in a broader range of environments – notably, those most susceptible to extremes of heat and vibration. Customers can now standardize on a single switch, choosing the most...

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Abaco Systems Completes Move to New Huntsville Headquarters

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— February 13 2020 Abaco Systems today announced that the company has completed its move into its new headquarters, which significantly expands its footprint in Huntsville. 8800 Redstone Gateway hosts a significant new Engineering Innovation Center, a purpose-built training facility, and close proximity to key customers. Abaco’s new headquarters has space available for further expansion in line with the company’s continued growth...

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New Graphics XMC from Abaco Delivers Flexibility, Minimizes Latency for Mission-Critical Applications

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— January 28 2020 Abaco Systems today further expanded its growing range of video/graphics solutions with the launch of the rugged, high bandwidth NVP2102A XMC Graphics and GPGPU Card. Designed to complement the recently-announced NVP2102, the NVP2102A offers additional support for legacy interfaces and peripherals. Based on the NVIDIA® Quadro® Pascal™ (GP107) P2000 GPU architecture and providing up to 2.3 TeraFLOPS of peak...

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Flightline test equipment in the SWaP era

In this article for Military & Aerospace Electronics, Jamie Whitney talks to Abaco’s Peter Thompson and looks at the latest generation of flightline test equipment – including our advanced solutions.

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Abaco to provide U.S. Navy with high-performance embedded computing for training in electronic warfare (EW)

Military & Aerospace Electronics magazine’s editor John Keller reports that Abaco will provide U.S. Navy researchers with high-performance embedded computing systems for electronic warfare (EW) under the terms of a $24 million contract.

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Abaco Announces Flexible, Rugged 4-Channel Gigabit Ethernet Interface XMC to Help Minimize Size, Weight and Power (SWaP)

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— November 12 2019 Abaco Systems today announced the XMC477RC 4-Channel SFP Gigabit Ethernet Interface, further expanding the company’s range of network interface card options. The new XMC is distinguished by its support for four SFP (Small Form Factor Pluggable) modules for maximum flexibility, allowing customers to choose between 1000BASE-X optical or 1000BASE-T copper connectivity. When paired with an Abaco single board...

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Abaco Announces Industry’s First 6U VPX Solution to Feature new Xilinx RF System-on-Chip Technology

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— November 5 2019 Abaco Systems today announced the industry’s first 6U VPX implementation of the transformational Xilinx® 16x16 RF system-on-chip (RFSoC) technology combined with the Xilinx Ultrascale+™ FPGA with High Bandwidth Memory (HBM). The VP460 Direct RF Processing System is aligned with the SOSA™ standard to deliver the cost-effective interoperability required by the US Air Force, Army, and Navy. The new 6U VPX platform...

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ISR signal processing at the edge

In this article , Abaco senior product manager for DSP Phillip Henson talks to Emma Helfrich, associate editor of Military Embedded Systems magazine, about the challenges of delivering advanced computing solutions for ISR applications.

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New 3U VPX Graphics/Video/GPGPU Board from Abaco Systems Brings High Performance to Demanding Electronic Warfare Applications

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— October 22 2019 Abaco Systems today announced the GR5 3U VPX rugged video/graphics and GPGPU card, further extending the range of options available and providing customers with the ability to choose exactly the right solution for the specific application. The GR5 is designed to support the video, graphics and GPGPU requirements of the most demanding SIGINT, ISR, situational awareness and radar applications, among others. It is...

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Abaco Systems Announces New High Performance Ethernet Switch to Bring Extended Levels of Capability to 6U VME Systems

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— October 15 2019 Abaco Systems today announced the GBX25 Layer 3 Managed 6U VME NETernity Ethernet Switch. It provides unprecedented flexibility, delivering new levels of simplicity in configuring 6U VME network support and handling almost any network configuration while delivering industry-leading performance. The GBX25 represents the optimum switch solution for any user planning to create new systems based on the 6U VME...

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General Atomics chooses Abaco FORCE2C Flight Computer

Aerospace & Defense Technology magazine featured coverage of how our FORCE2C Flight Computer was chosen by General Atomics to be at the heart of its Certifiable Ground Control Station, subsequently featuring in a first-of-its-kind demonstration.

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New Graphics and Video Capture XMC from Abaco Maximizes Performance, Minimizes Size, Weight, Power

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— September 17 2019 Abaco Systems today announced a powerful new rugged XMC graphics and video capture board. The NVP2102 takes advantage of the high performance of the NVIDIA® Pascal P2000 GPU with its 768 cores and 4 GBytes of GDDR5 memory to deliver 2.3 TeraFLOPS of peak performance with support for both CUDA® and OpenCL™. It is the first Abaco video/graphics XMC product to offer high performance input and output. Developed...

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