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New game for GUIs

We use GUIs in almost our every interaction with technology – except, it seems, when it comes to embedded systems. In this article for Military Embedded Systems, Charlotte Adams looks at why embedded developers may be missing a trick – and at AXIS DataView, which is designed to eliminate the excuses for those developers.

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HPEC enables onboard data processing for persistent surveillance

In this interview , Abaco Systems business development director, Larry Schaffer, talks to Courtney Howard at Military & Aerospace Electronics magazine about the role of High Performance Embedded Computing in persistent surveillance systems and how HPEC is being used not just to gather huge amounts of data, but also to turn it into intelligible, actionable information.

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Abaco Systems Responds to Increasing Customer Demand with Relocation of High Performance Embedded Computing (HPEC) Center of Excellence

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— August 2, 2016 Abaco Systems today announced that it has relocated its High Performance Embedded Computing (HPEC) Center of Excellence (CoE) to new premises in response to growing customer demand. Located in the Boston area, Abaco’s HPEC CoE supports customers in the full lifecycle of the development of the most advanced, most sophisticated embedded computing applications, from initial architecture design through integration to...

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Abaco’s DAQMAG2A high performance rugged display computer
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Leonardo Helicopters to Demonstrate AW189 Featuring Abaco Systems DAQMAG2A Rugged Display Computer at Farnborough International Airshow

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— July 5, 2016 Abaco Systems today announced that its customer, Leonardo Helicopters would be demonstrating its AgustaWestland AW189 helicopter at the Farnborough International Airshow (Farnborough, UK: 11-15 July). The AW189 features Abaco’s DAQMAG2A high performance rugged display computer, which has been integrated by Leonardo into the AW189 helicopter to provide video capture, processing, and transmission. Qualified to DO-...

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Abaco Systems Adds 40 Gigabit Ethernet to High Performance Multiprocessor for Ultimate Throughput in Demanding Applications

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— June 28, 2016 Responding to the growing customer requirement for ever-greater system throughput in the most demanding applications, Abaco Systems today announced the innovative DSP282A 6U OpenVPX rugged multiprocessor with 40 Gigabit Ethernet. It joins the DSP282, announced earlier this year, which supports 10 Gigabit Ethernet, providing customers with the flexibility to choose the optimum price/performance for the planned...

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Graphics processing - having it both ways

In her latest article for Military Embedded Systems magazine, Charlotte Adams looks at how the latest generation of graphics cards is responding to the increasing demands being placed on them by sophisticated applications such as wide area surveillance, ISR, radar and sonar - while also providing backwards compatibility with earlier video standards.

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Abaco Systems AXIS DataView enables fast development of embedded application GUIs
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Abaco Systems Introduces Unique Software Tool to Speed Time-to-Deployment of Embedded Computing Applications

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— June 14, 2016 Abaco Systems today announced AXIS DataView, an innovative extension to the company’s AXIS software development environment. DataView is unique in the market, and allows customers to rapidly develop graphical user interfaces (GUIs) for their embedded applications deployed on Abaco Systems hardware. Ideal for displaying data and adding controls to signal- and image processing applications as well as any system...

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Abaco Systems IPN252 6U rugged 6U OpenVPX Multiprocessor
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Abaco Systems Announces Innovative Multiprocessor to Deliver Unprecedented Performance in Demanding, Data-Intensive Applications

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— May 4, 2016 Abaco Systems today announced the innovative IPN252 6U rugged 6U OpenVPX Multiprocessor which combines the power of Intel® Core® i7 technology with a 640-core NVIDIA® Maxwell GPU to deliver unprecedented performance for a range of demanding, data-intensive digital signal processing applications such as intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), high performance airborne radar, synthetic aperture radar (SAR...

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Abaco Systems' GBX411 rugged managed Ethernet switch
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Abaco Systems Announces Breakthrough in Managed Switch Boot Time

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— April 21, 2016 Abaco Systems today announced the results of a development the company has undertaken in response to a customer request to create a managed Ethernet switch with a ‘power on to fully-functional’ elapsed time comparable to that of an unmanaged switch. For many similar customers operating in mission-critical environments, managed Ethernet switches are strongly preferred because of the additional functionality and...

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Abaco Systems AXISLIB-AVX 2.5
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Abaco Systems Upgrades Software Tool to Deliver Shorter Time-To-Deployment, Higher Performance, Reduced SWaP

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— April 19, 2016 Abaco Systems today announced an upgraded version of its signal processing and math libraries for Intel®-based system architectures that will accelerate the development of sophisticated, high intensity embedded computing applications. AXISLib-AVX release 2.5 also enables users of Abaco’s recently-announced SBC347D – based on the Intel Xeon-D processor - as well as Abaco’s entire family of platforms based on...

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Abaco Systems' XMCGA8 XMC High Performance Graphics Board
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Abaco Systems Announces High Performance Graphics Board for Safety-Critical Applications

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— April 13, 2016 Abaco Systems today announced the XMCGA8 XMC High Performance Graphics Board. Designed for customers requiring the ability to deliver safety-critical applications certified to DO-178 and DO-254 with long term support, it can provide an industry-leading four DVI ports, giving the XMCGA8 unique flexibility. The VITA 42-compliant XMCGA8 is available with the AMD/CoreAVI Radeon E8860 ‘Adelaar’ graphics processing...

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Abaco Systems' PPC10A 6U VME single board computer
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Abaco Systems Enhances Long Term Support for VME Users with Innovative Solution

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— April 7, 2016 Abaco Systems today announced Vivo, an innovative solution that provides long term support for users of the VME architecture – which celebrates its 35 th birthday this year - enabling customers to maximize their return on investment, minimize long term cost of ownership and ensuring the long term viability of VME. The IDT TSI148 VMEbus bridge, which provides VME users with the ability to interconnect their...

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Rugged GPU Leader Abaco Systems at GTC 2016 to Reinforce Partnership Commitment, Discuss NVIDIA Jetson TX1 Plans

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— April 4, 2016 Abaco Systems is at GTC (the NVIDIA® GPU Technology Conference: San Jose Convention Center, 4-7 April) – of which it is a Silver Sponsor - to discuss with visitors the company’s plans for NVIDIA’s new Jetson™ TX1 System-on-Module (SoM). Abaco is widely regarded as the leader in bringing the benefits of NVIDIA’s GPU technology to rugged products designed for deployment in the harshest environments. This is the...

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Abaco Systems Announces FORCE2 Open Reference Computing Environment for Cost-Effective Development of Certifiable Applications Compliant with the FACE™ Initiative

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— MARCH 22 2016 Abaco Systems today announced the FORCE2 Open Reference Computing Environment designed to support the planned development of safety-critical, DO-254/DO-178 certifiable applications compliant with the FACE™ initiative. The FORCE2 will be demonstrated at Quad-A (The Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit: Atlanta, GA – April 28-30). A rugged, pre-integrated small form factor system for mission computing and avionics...

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Abaco Systems Launches VICTORY Switch-compliant Rugged Ethernet Switches with Industry-leading Port Density for Size and Weight

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— March 15, 2016 Abaco Systems today announced the RES3000 family of rugged, fully-managed Ethernet switch appliances. The VICTORY switch-compliant RES3000 switches are characterized by their industry-leading port densities coupled with their class-leading small footprint, rich feature set, minimal power consumption, excellent flexibility and low cost. Three versions are initially available, offering solutions with 12 or 24...

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