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Abaco Announces ImageFlex Release 2.0 for Faster, Simpler Development of Advanced Applications for Autonomous Vehicles

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— March 27 2018 Abaco Systems has announced Release 2.0 of its powerful, flexible ImageFlex image processing and visualization toolkit at the GPU Technology Conference. Leveraging the enormous power of GPU technology, ImageFlex provides an easy-to-use API framework to considerably speed and simplify the development, optimization and maintenance of advanced AI applications – especially those targeted at autonomous vehicles...

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FPGA-based embedded computing board for EW, radar, and digital beamforming introduced by Abaco

Our new VP889 FPGA board for electronic warfare applications has caught the eye of Military & Aerospace Electronics magazine.

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Abaco Systems Names Christopher G. Cummins Chief Operating Officer

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— 12 Mar 2018 Abaco Systems, a global leader in rugged embedded computing systems for aerospace, defense and industrial applications, today announced the appointment of Mr. Christopher G. Cummins as Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Cummins will be responsible for all operational functions including engineering, manufacturing, quality, procurement, and logistics. In addition, he will work with the executive team...

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The path to smarter, autonomous radar and EW platforms

In this article for Military Embedded Systems, Marina Iriarte, Technology Editor, talks to Abaco's Director of Business Development, Technology Peter Thomson, about the role artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning techniques are playing in building the electronic warfare systems of the future.

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Abaco Announces High Performance 3U VPX FMC+ FPGA Carrier Featuring Xilinx Ultrascale+, Zynq Ultrascale+ Technology

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— 6 March 2018 Abaco Systems today announced the VP889 high performance FPGA processing board, which features Xilinx®’s latest Ultrascale+™ device, together with Zynq® Ultrascale+ technology for advanced security. In line with Abaco’s commitment to provide customers with simple, cost-effective upgradability/technology insertion that enables them to reach new levels of performance, the VP889 delivers a form, fit and function...

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MIL-STD-1553: Do we know too much – or too little?

In this blog post for Military Embedded Systems, Abaco Director of Product Management, Advanced RF and DSP Haydn Nelson wonders whether we take MIL-STD-1553 too much for granted, and whether familiarity is breeding contempt.

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Abaco Systems to Offer CoreAVI’s COTS-D DO-254/ED-80 DAL A Certifiable Hardware IP Solutions to Military and Civil Avionics Markets

Embedded World, 2018, Nuremburg, Germany - February 27, 2018 - Core Avionics & Industrial Inc. (“CoreAVI”) and Abaco Systems, a global leader in open architecture rugged embedded systems, unveiled today their strategic partnership to bring COTS DO-254/ED-80/DO-178C/ED-12C certifiable hardware and software solutions to military and civil avionics markets. CoreAVI offers the industry’s first COTS Hardware IP solutions which are safety...

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Minimizing Latency in Mission-Critical Video Processing Applications

In this article (page 6) for Embedded Systems Engineering magazine, Abaco's Director of Product Marketing for Advanced RF and DSP, Haydn Nelson describes how combining the inherent flexibility of FPGA technology with a modular hardware architecture that complies with industry standards makes sense.

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Abaco Systems Names William Read Chief Financial Officer

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. Abaco Systems, a leading-edge provider of rugged, embedded systems, today announced the appointment of William Read as Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Read will be responsible for all financial transactions and functions, including accounting, compliance, tax, treasury, reporting, planning, analysis and risk management and will work with the executive team to develop key strategies to accelerate growth. “We...

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Making COTS great again

In this article for Military Embedded Systems magazine, Charlotte Adams looks at what COTS was supposed to do - speeding availability and reducing the cost of the technology needed by the military - and how it is once again fulfilling its original promise.

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VITA technologies round table

Abaco’s Richard Kirk and Haydn Nelson join this industry round table , organized by EE Catalog, to discuss what’s going on with the technologies that underpin so many major military programs.

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Electronic warfare systems and open standards at AOC show

In this article for Military Embedded Systems magazine, editor-in-chief John McHale talks to Abaco’s Haydn Nelson, who is Director, Product Management, Advanced RF and DSP. They discuss electronic warfare (EW) technology, the impact of open standards in the EW community, software defined radios (SDRs), and the buzz on the floor the Association of Old Crows (AOC) Annual Meeting Association of the U.S. Army’s (AUSA) last month in Washington.

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Abaco Appoints CoreEL Technologies as Exclusive Distributor for India

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.—November 21, 2017 Abaco Systems today announced that it has appointed CoreEL Technologies as its exclusive distributor in India, effective November 1. CoreEL will market, sell and support the full range of Abaco’s products, including single board computers; graphics processors; network switches; RF, DSP and FPGA products; and mission ready systems. More than 1.3 million Indians work in the country’s military/aerospace industry,...

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Minimizing Latency in Mission-Critical Video Processing Applications

In this article for Embedded Systems Engineering, Haydn Nelson - Director of Product Management for RF and DSP at Abaco – looks at how modularity and the use of FPGAs can enable latency to be minimized in advanced video applications while also allowing the design of systems that are both flexible and easy to upgrade in response to changing requirements.

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Meet us at AOC

November 28-30 we'll be at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC at the 54th Annual AOC International Symposium and Convention - an annual event hosted by the Association of Old Crows and attended by leaders in electronic warfare technologies. Come by our stand (Booth 230) to discuss the benefits of a COTS platform approach to building state of the art electronic warfare systems – and the challenges involved in turning them...

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