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Avionics FACE lift

FACE - the Future Airborne Capability Environment - is highly representative of the modular, open architecture, industry standards-based systems that are at the heart of Abaco's broad product line. In this article for Military Embedded Systems, Charlotte Adams reviews the current status - and how Abaco continues to respond to the requirement.

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Abaco Systems Announces Software Tool to Speed and Reduce Cost of Development While Maximizing Performance

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— March 8, 2016 Abaco Systems today announced AXIS EventView, an innovative software tool designed to enable customers to reduce the complexity, time and cost of developing, testing and debugging sophisticated multi-processor, compute-intensive embedded applications while maximizing their performance. EventView, previously available as part of Abaco’s complete AXISPro software development environment, is now offered as a...

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Abaco Systems Announces High Performance Graphics Card with Unique Flexibility for SWaP-constrained Applications

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— February 29, 2016 Responding to the growing demand for very high performance graphics capability, together with the need to accommodate a broad range of resolutions, aspect ratios and legacy displays, Abaco Systems today announced the GRA113 3U VPX Rugged High Performance Graphics Board. The GRA113 represents the latest development in Abaco’s growing range of products based on NVIDIA’s market-leading GPU technology. The...

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Meet Abaco Systems

In the transition from being the embedded computing business within GE's Intelligent Platforms business to Abaco Systems, some things haven't changed. Some very important things have changed, however. Find out more here .

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Bernie Anger: An Interview

In this EE Catalog article , Chris Ciufo - Editor-In-Chief, Embededd Systems Engineering - talks to Abaco Systems CEO Bernie Anger about the transition from being the rugged embedded computing business of GE's Intelligent Platforms division to being a brand new, standalone company.

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Abaco Systems Recognized by Mentor Graphics for Innovative Design

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— February 9, 2016 Abaco Systems today announced that it was chosen by Mentor Graphics as the winner of “Best Overall Design” in Mentor’s 26th annual PCB Technology Leadership Awards. The award acknowledges engineers and designers who use innovative methods and design tools to address today’s complex PCB systems design challenges and produce industry-leading products. The honor recognizes the design of Abaco’s recently-announced...

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Is there space for 3U and 6U VPX?

Richard Kirk, Abaco's Director of Core Computing, talks to Caroline Hayes of Embedded Systems Engineering in an article about the growing power and capability of the increasingly ubiquitous 3U VPX form factor.

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Rugged computers look to the data center

In this article for Military & Aerospace Electronics, editor John Keller talks to Abaco product manager David Pepper about the changes that are transforming what's possible with rugged embedded computing.

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Abaco Systems Announces DSP282 High Performance Multiprocessor for Demanding Applications in Harsh Environments

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— January 19, 2016 Responding to the growing customer requirement for more compute power per chassis slot for demanding applications, Abaco Systems today announced the DSP282 6U OpenVPX rugged multiprocessor. Designed for processor-intensive systems deployed in harsh environments such as radar, sonar and image- and sensor processing, it delivers up to 665.6 GigaFLOPS of throughput per card slot as well as supporting advanced 3D...

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Abaco Systems Announces Upgraded Software Development Tool to Ease and Speed Development of HPEC Applications

BILLERICA, MA.— January 12, 2016 Abaco Systems today announced an upgrade to its AXIS MPI high performance message passing middleware that will deliver a substantial performance improvement as well as support for GPUdirect™. AXIS MPI was formerly only available as part of Abaco’s unique, innovative AXIS (Advanced Multiprocessor Integrated Software) software development environment, but is now being made available standalone. Concurrently, Abaco...

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New High Performance Single Board Computer from Abaco Systems Delivers Enhanced Security Support for Sensitive, Mission-Critical Applications

HUNTSVILLE, AL.— JANUARY 5, 2016—Abaco Systems today announced the SBC347D rugged 3U VPX single board computer. Featuring the Intel® Xeon® Processor D-1500 Family, the SBC347D will use versions of the processor that offer support for up to 16 cores (which Intel will make available in the first quarter of 2016). The SBC347D is specifically designed for demanding high performance embedded computing (HPEC) military/aerospace applications such as...

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Abaco Systems Wins Substantial Order from BAE Systems to Support Upgrade of Spearfish Torpedo

HUNTSVILLE, AL.— DECEMBER 15, 2015—Abaco Systems announced today that it had secured orders with an initial value of £7.5 million (~$11.5 million) from BAE Systems Maritime Services business in the UK. Abaco’s rugged embedded computing solutions will be used within the ESCU (Electronic System Computer Unit) that will control the Royal Navy’s Spearfish Heavyweight Torpedo in deployment, providing advanced real time signal processing of the...

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GE’s Leading-Edge Skylake SBC is More Than the Hardware

In a world of industry standards, it's easy to assume that all products conforming to those standards are pretty much the same. Take 3U VPX single board computers, for example. Surely they all do the same, perform the same? In fact: no. At Abaco Systems, industry standards are the starting point for our innovation - not the end of our aspirations. Take our recently-announced SBC328, for example. In this article , Chris Ciufo, editor-in-chief,...

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Abaco Systems, former GE embedded technology and systems business launches, prioritizes innovation and customer service

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— December 7, 2015—Abaco Systems, an industry-leading supplier of sophisticated, open architecture electronic systems for aerospace, defense and industrial applications, today announced its separation from the General Electric Company (GE), opening a new chapter in the company’s history. “This is a momentous day for Abaco Systems,” said Bernie Anger, president and CEO of Abaco Systems. “Today, we start the next stage in our...

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How to select the right bus analyzer

In this interview with Woodrow Bellamy of Aviation Today, GE avionics applications engineer Bill Tilman discusses the importance of choosing the right bus analyzer and how to go about it.

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