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SBC367D: "An incredible feat"

In his coverage for Multi Gigabit Ethernet of the announcement of the SBC367D, with its support for 40 Gigabit Ethernet on the backplane, Michael Guta describes it as “an incredible feat”.

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FPGA Boards Step Up Their Processing Game

In this article for COTS Journal, editor Jeff Childs discusses what’s going on in the world of FPGA, noting that they have “become the main engine for digital signal processing in military system designs.” He refers to the recently announced Abaco VP880 3U VPX FMC+ (VITA 57) carrier.

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Abaco Systems Announces First 40 Gigabit Ethernet-capable 3U OpenVPX Single Board Computer

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— 28 March 2017 Abaco Systems – the world leader in VITA technology boards according to IHS – today announced the industry’s first 3U OpenVPX member of its rapidly-growing 40 Gigabit Ethernet ecosystem. The rugged SBC367D 3U OpenVPX single board computer features the ultra-high performance Intel ®Xeon® D-1500 processor family with up to 16 cores, up to 32GBytes (soon to be 64GBytes) of DDR4 SDRAM memory – and support for 10/40...

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Databus test: more than meets the eye

In this article for Aviation Today, Charlotte Adams talks to Abaco’s Bill Tilman about what’s going on in the world of avionics databus test technology.

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Abaco is at Spain's premier defense and security show

March 14-16, we’re at HOMSEC in Madrid, Spain, with our partner Figles Consulting . HOMSEC is the main platform for events and professional exchange of the homeland security and defence industry in Spain. Run every two years, over 15,000 visitors are expected from more than 70 countries.

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Avionics data bus users demand more reliability and flexibility

In this article for Military Embedded Systems, editor John McHale talks to Abaco’s Ben Daniel about how avionics customers are looking for the open architecture and flexible functionality of interfaces like the recently-announced R15-MPCIE and RAR-MPCIE.

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Abaco Demonstrates Prototype of Very Small Form Factor, High-Performance, Mission-Ready Graphics System Based on New NVIDIA Jetson TX2

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— MARCH 8, 2017 — Abaco Systems has demonstrated an advanced prototype of a very small form factor, rugged, mission-ready system for graphics applications based on the new NVIDIA Jetson TX2 system on a module. Optimized for minimal SWaP-C (size, weight, power and cost), the new system is designed for deployment in harsh, constrained environments that require significant computing capability, including autonomous unmanned vehicles...

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Abaco Systems Announces MIL-STD-1553, ARINC 429 Mini PCI Express Small Form Factor Cards with Industry-leading Ruggedness

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— 28 February 2017 Abaco Systems today announced the rugged R15-MPCIE MIL-STD-1553 Mini PCI Express® card and RAR-MPCIE ARINC 429 Mini PCI Express card . Characterized by their first-to-market hard tie screw-in high retention rugged connector, they are ideal for harsh environments in which shock and vibration can create reliability challenges. Both units are also very small (30mm x 50.95 mm x 4.7mm) and lightweight for...

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Abaco at Aero India

From 14-18 February, we were at the 11 th edition of Aero India, which is described as “Asia’s Premier Air Show”. 750+ companies were there – half of them indigenous, and half from overseas. No fewer than 72 aircraft were on show at the 27,000+ square metre exhibition space at Yelahanka Air Force Station, with ministerial/defence heads/secretary level delegations from 109 countries in attendance as well as more than 150,000 business visitors and...

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New 3U VPX Single Board Computer from Abaco Systems Provides Upgrade for Mission Ready Systems, Features Latest Intel Processor

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— FEBRUARY 23 2017 Abaco Systems – the world leader in VITA technology boards according to IHS – today announced the SBC329 rugged 3U OpenVPX single board computer (SBC). It is designed as a straightforward, cost-effective ‘drop in’ technology insertion opportunity for existing users of Abaco’s mission ready systems and as a powerful, minimal SWaP solution for customers developing their own systems for demanding applications to...

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Abaco Systems Announces Uniquely Flexible 40 Gigabit Ethernet Switch for High Performance Dynamic Networks, HPEC Systems

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— FEBRUARY 21 2017 Abaco Systems today announced the innovative SWE540 6U OpenVPX 40 Gigabit Ethernet switch. It provides high speed Ethernet connectivity for Abaco’s latest generation of high performance computing solutions such as the SBC627 single board computer and the recently-announced DSP282A digital signal processor. This enables the company to deliver significant performance upgrades for its growing range of rapidly-...

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The top five issues I encountered working with embedded vendors

Haydn Nelson (see below) wasn’t the only Abaco representative to present at Embedded Tech Trends. Also on stage was Mrinal Iyengar, our VP of product management, bringing a unique perspective in her presentation entitled “The top five issues I encountered working with embedded vendors”.

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Addressing the Platform Challenges of Next Generation Electronic Warfare Systems

At Embedded Tech Trends in New Orleans recently, Haydn Nelson - director of marketing and applications engineering for 4DSP products at Abaco – gave a presentation entitled “Addressing the Platform Challenges of Next Generation Electronic Warfare Systems”. You can find it here .

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Low-latency processing, open architectures key for smarter radar/EW systems

In this article , Haydn Nelson - who is director of marketing and applications engineering for 4DSP products at Abaco – talks about how s ystem performance requirements and open architectures are driving the development of smarter radar and electronic warfare (EW) systems. For EW systems, low-latency processing is a key requirement.

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Abaco Systems Announces Advanced Signal Processing Board for Electronic Warfare Applications

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— FEBRUARY 14 2017 Responding to the signal processing market need for integrated embedded processors tightly coupled with configurable FPGA logic and highly adaptable I/O, Abaco Systems – the world leader in VITA technology boards according to IHS - today announced the innovative 3U VPX VP880 rugged high performance signal processing board, the latest expansion of its 4DSP advanced RF and DSP product line. The first FMC+ (VITA...

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