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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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Abaco, RTI and Wind River Partner to Deliver First COTS DO-254 and DO-178C Solution for Airborne Systems

DAYTON, OH and SUNNYVALE, Calif. – September 16, 2019 – Abaco , Real-Time Innovations (RTI) and Wind River® today announced the integration of the first hardware, operating system, and communications framework with commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) RTCA DO-254 and RTCA DO-178C DAL A safety certification evidence package. This package will deliver accelerated certification and airworthiness for next generation airborne control and mission systems...

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DDC-I’s Safety-Critical, DO-178 Deos RTOS Available for Abaco Systems’ Ruggedized SBC314 VPX CPU Board

Phoenix, AZ and Huntsville, AL – September 12, 2019 - DDC-I, a leading supplier of software and professional services for mission- and safety critical applications and Abaco Systems, a global leader in open architecture computing and electronic systems for aerospace, defense and industrial applications, today announced the availability of its Deos™ DO-178 real-time operating system (RTOS) for Abaco Systems’ rugged SBC314 3U VPX single board...

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Abaco to Reinforce International Presence at DSEI 2019

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— August 27, 2019 Abaco Systems today announced that the company will be exhibiting at DSEI (Stand: N8-380), one of the world’s largest trade fairs for the defense and security industry. DSEI (Defence and Security Equipment International) takes place at the ExCel Centre in London’s docklands, immediately next to the River Thames, from September 10-13, connecting governments, national armed forces, industry thought leaders and the...

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A bird's eye view of SWAP

When the media want to find out more about the importance of SWaP in military embedded computing, they turn to Abaco to find out what’s really going on. Here , New Electronics talks to our CTO, Lorne Graves.

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Abaco Extends Family of Avionics Devices for Test and Simulation, Flightline, and Development Featuring Thunderbolt 3 Interface

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— August 8, 2019 Abaco Systems today further extended its range of portable avionics devices that feature the Intel® Thunderbolt™ 3 interface with the addition of an ARINC664-compatible RCNIC-A2PA-TB and multiprotocol RAR15XF-TB that supports up to four channels of MIL-STD-1553 and 18 channels of ARINC 429 on a single device. These new devices complement Abaco’s previously announced QPM-1553-TB and RCEI-830A-TB. Abaco’s...

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New Graphics XMC from Abaco Delivers Optimum Combination of High Performance, Small Footprint

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— July 30 2019 Abaco Systems today announced a powerful new rugged XMC graphics and video board. The NVP2000 leverages the high performance of the NVIDIA® Pascal P2000 GPU with its 768 cores and 4 GBytes of DDR5 memory to deliver 2.3 TeraFLOPS of peak performance with CUDA® and OpenCL™ support. The NVP2000 is designed to deliver significant gains in SIGINT, radar and video or graphics processing applications, while its high...

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Abaco Single Board Computer Chosen For New Electronic Warfare System

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— July 23 2019 Abaco Systems today announced that its rugged 3U VPX SBC347D single board computer had been chosen by a major international defense electronics company to be at the heart of a new electronic warfare system that will be deployed in manned and unmanned aerial vehicles and in fixed and mobile ground platforms. Between two and four SBC347Ds will be configured in the system, depending on customer requirements. The value...

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Abaco Announces Development Kit to Simplify, Speed and Reduce Cost of Developing Advanced Electronic Warfare Applications

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.—June 18 2019 Abaco Systems today announced the VP430 Development Kit, which is designed to enable application developers to make a fast start on the creation, debugging and optimization of advanced electronic warfare applications. The VP430 Development Kit includes a VPX370 development platform, pre-integrated with a 3U VPX SBC329 single board computer, and the VP430 Direct RF Processing System. The VP430 was the first 3U VPX...

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New 3U OpenVPX Rugged Single Board Computer from Abaco Uniquely Combines Advanced Security, High Performance and Leading Edge Thermal Management, Alignment with SOSA, CMOSS

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— June 11 2019 Abaco Systems today announced an upgrade to the recently-announced SBC3511 3U VPX single board computer, which now features the 9 th generation i7 6-core Intel ®Xeon® E-2276ME processor (‘Coffee Lake Refresh’) operating at 2.8GHz (with turbo mode up to 4.4GHz). The processor is specifically designed for the specific demands of embedded applications. The SBC3511 offers a 40GigE data plane for alignment with the SOSA...

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Sensor processing evaluation embedded computer with GPU introduced by Abaco

Military and Aerospace Electronics describes how Abaco's new evaluation embedded computer is designed for for unmanned vehicles, embedded training, situational awareness, moving maps, and electro-optical sensor processing.

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Abaco Wins Significant Orders for High Performance 6U VPX Single Board Computers, Ethernet Switches, FPGA Platforms

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— June 4 2019 Abaco today announced that it had received orders from a major US prime contractor that will see the company’s SBC627 rugged 6U VPX single board computers, GBX460 rugged Ethernet switches and VP840 / FMC168 rugged FPGA boards/mezzanines deployed as part of a highly flexible advanced mobile radar/sensor system. Lifetime value of the program to Abaco is expected to be in excess of $80 million. “Increasingly, customers...

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Abaco Wins Significant Orders to Equip New Sensor Processing/Electronic Countermeasures Airborne Subsystem

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.—May 21 2019 Abaco Systems today announced that it had won significant orders from a major prime contractor to provide FPGA processor subsystems which will be at the heart of a C4ISR modernization/upgrade program. The new sensor processing/electronic countermeasures (ECM) solution will be deployed across multiple airborne platforms by the US Air Force. The value of the program to Abaco over the coming five years is expected to be...

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Abaco Announces Ultra-high Performance Graphics, Vision and AI Evaluation Platform Featuring NVIDIA Jetson AGX Xavier Module

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— May 7 2019 Abaco Systems today announced the GVC1001 ultra-high performance graphics, vision and AI evaluation platform. It is based on the recently-released NVIDIA® Jetson™ AGX Xavier™ module that features an NVIDIA Volta GPU with 512 Tensor Cores and an 8-core ARM® CPU. The GVC1001 is capable of up to 10 TeraFLOPS of performance. The GVC1001 is ideal for deployment on highly constrained platforms such as autonomous vehicles...

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Abaco Announces Plans to Expand Huntsville Presence by 50%

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— May 2 2019 Abaco Systems today announced that, in response to growing demand for the company’s products and services, it is to expand its presence at its world headquarters in Huntsville, Alabama. Construction is now under way on a new, ~40,000 square foot engineering design center located at Redstone Gateway in Huntsville. The new facility will be ready to occupy in September 2019. The new offices will bring Abaco’s overall...

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