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Abaco Systems Picked to Upgrade Avionics Embedded Computing Aboard AC-130J Special Operations Gunships

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – U.S. military special forces experts needed a company to upgrade avionics head-up displays in U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) AC-130J gunships. They found their solution from Abaco Systems Inc. in Huntsville, Ala.

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Hypersonics: Making MACH 5 and beyond detectable and defendable

“There are ever-evolving advancements in speed of munitions and times from launch to planned target impact,” says Rob Cox, director of hypersonic initiatives at Abaco Systems (Huntsville, Alabama). “So the capability needs of military platforms and their respective ability to conduct wide sweeps of airspace via complex sensor arrays, rapidly process that data, feed it back to a response system to assess and position the intercept point of that...

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Abaco Systems Wins Order to Support Upgrade of AC-130J Gunships

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— February 9, 2021 Abaco Systems, Inc. announces a design win with an initial value of $505k, and a lifetime potential of $4.5m supporting a major defense prime upgrade to an existing Side Head Up Display platform in AC-130J gunships. This Side HUD application is to enable operational visibility of the battlespace for the platform. Abaco’s newest high performance embedded computing system, the MAGIC1A , was chosen after a...

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Abaco Wins New Contract for Electronic Warfare Analysis System

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— February 3, 2021 - Abaco Systems announces a multi-million-dollar design win for sixty units of the VP430 radio frequency system-on-chip RFSoC, direct RF processing system, which will be used on a counter fire target acquisition radar upgrade. This new generation of counter fire sensor increases the ability to respond to newly identified threats and changing missions which enables more efficient counter measures. Abaco's...

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Daily AI Roundup: The 5 Coolest Things On Earth Today

AIThority names the GVC1001 as one of the five coolest things on Earth on January 27.

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AEROSPACE Manufacturing & Design Features VP831

Huntsville, Alabama – Abaco Systems Inc. announces the VP831 as the next generation of its VP889, 3U VPX FPGA board, now with 100G Ethernet on a design which is aligned with Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA) technical standard.

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GVC1001 Rugged Graphics, Vision and AI Computer
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New Rugged Graphics, Vision and AI Computer Provides High Performance and Flexibility for SWaP Constrained Platforms

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— January 26, 2021 Abaco Systems, Inc. announces the GVC1001 – an industry leading and extremely powerful graphics, vision, artificial intelligence and image processing computer. Using NVIDIA’s latest AI and Deep Learning enabled NVIDIA® Jetson AGX Xavier™ System on Module we are able to meet the demands and challenges of very low SWaP graphics, vision, AI and sensor computing applications within ground vehicles, aviation, naval...

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What’s Trending in Aerospace – January 17, 2021

Avionics International shares "What's Trending in Aerospace" for the week of January 17, 2021, including the newly released VP831 for Embedded news. Read the full article here .

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Abaco Systems Announces the MAGIC1A, a High Performance Embedded Computer with a Modular, Scalable Approach to System Design and Architecture

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— January 21, 2021 Abaco Systems, Inc. announces the MAGIC1A, a high performance embedded computer (HPEC) with a modular, scalable approach to system design and architecture; based on 3U-VPX technology. The MAGIC1A improves on a legacy design and delivers the latest in graphics and computer processing in a rugged SWaP-C3 display computer, which ensures seamless integration and showcases Abaco's commitment to an extensive...

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Abaco's Next Generation of Industry-Leading 3U VPX FPGA Board Designed to Align With SOSA™ Technical Standard

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— January 14, 2021 Abaco Systems, Inc. announces the VP831 as the next generation of our VP889 , the industry-leading 3U VPX FPGA board now with 100G Ethernet on a design which is aligned with Sensor Open Systems Architecture™ (SOSA) technical standard . This release provides our customers with an upgrade path to the latest technology, providing more bandwidth and increased processing capabilities at a lower power and size, ready...

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Abaco Wins Major Order to Support Space Force Protected Tactical Satellite Communication Program

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— January 13, 2021 Abaco Systems, Inc. announces an initial award of a $900k design win, with a lifetime potential win of several million, for ground control interface supporting Space Force’s Protected Tactical Satellite (PTS) Communication Program (SATCOM). PTS serves as a next generation anti-jamming satellite communication system to support warfighters globally. Abaco is proud to continue our strong tradition of supporting...

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Mentor, a Siemens Business, Announces 28th PCB Technology Leadership Award Winners

Mentor, a Siemens Business, announces the winners of the 28th PCB Technology Leadership Awards . Abaco Systems design team of Jim Rose, Rob Savage, James McDonald, and Martin McGregor won the award for Military & Aerospace.

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VP431 Sistema de procesamiento de radiofrecuencia

The industria embebidahoy translates and shares the press release in Spanish for the VP431 in this news article .

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SWE440S Fully Managed Ethernet Switch
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New 3U VPX Fully Managed Ethernet Switch with Alignment to SOSA™ Technical Standard

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— December 3, 2020 Abaco Systems, Inc. announces the SWE440S , an upgrade which builds on the strong capability and high performance of our SWE440A , with one of the most capable and flexible 3U VPX switches on the market. This fully managed Ethernet switch is designed to align with the SOSA™ Technical Standard, and also continues to be the most capable solution for customers who are not seeking alignment to this standard. By...

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Abaco Systems Announces Significant Upgrades to Embedded System Health Monitoring Software Suite

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— December 2, 2020 Abaco Systems today announced the newest release of its embedded systems health monitoring software suite, Health Toolkit 2.0. The toolkit collects health information such as voltage, temperature, memory usage, CPU/GPU/disk utilization, BIT information, and more via the “Health Inspector agent” that gathers board level health information locally and through the Intelligent Platform Management Interface Bus (...

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