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Abaco Announces Modular Solution to Ease Development, Upgrade of Camera Link-based Systems

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— October 17, 2017 Abaco Systems today announced the FMC422 Dual Camera Link FMC (FPGA mezzanine card). VITA 57.1 FMC compliant, it is designed for demanding, mission critical video processing applications that require high performance capture or output together with FPGA processing. The FMC422 is ideally suited for high bandwidth deployments such as degraded visual environments, active protection systems and autonomous vehicles...

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Abaco Systems Names Rich Sorelle Chief Executive Officer

HUNTSVILLE, AL – October 2, 2017 – Abaco Systems (“Abaco”), a provider of leading-edge rugged, embedded mission-ready systems, today announced the appointment of Rich Sorelle as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Abaco is a portfolio company of Veritas Capital. “The embedded computing market is at a vibrant and exciting stage,” said Mr. Sorelle. “Over the past two years, Abaco has established itself as a leading, independent...

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Image-processing programming: Hope for non-nerds?

In this article for Military Embedded Systems, Charlotte Adams looks at what’s involved in designing and delivering the vision systems that are becoming an integral part of today’s military platforms, and the role middleware can play in easing their development.

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Abaco Announces First Small Form Factor Mission Ready Systems Based on Innovative Lightning Platform

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— SEPTEMBER 26 2017 — Abaco Systems today announced the MCS1000 and GVC2000 , the first two mission ready systems to be based on the company’s innovative Lightning platform. The rugged, small form factor MCS1000 mission ready mission- or display computer is ideal for I/O-rich applications where there are multiple target platforms or unique interfaces required on the computing solution. The system features the Intel® Xeon® E3...

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Abaco Announces Innovative ‘Lightning’ Mission Ready Systems Platform to Substantially Reduce Cost, Lead Time

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— SEPTEMBER 12 2017 — Abaco Systems today announced the unique Lightning platform that is designed to substantially reduce the cost and time involved in developing leading edge rugged embedded mission ready systems. Lightning-based systems are designed to be delivered to precise customer requirements in weeks rather than months with a high degree of I/O customization, resulting in significant cost and time savings. Systems based...

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Abaco Introduces Low Price, Easy to Use, Rugged Monitor and Analysis Tool for MIL-STD-1553 Users

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— September 5, 2017 Abaco Systems today introduced the innovative BT3-USB-MON Bus Monitor that is designed to make the monitoring and analysis of MIL-STD-1553 signals significantly easier, more convenient and more affordable. It is designed to help users easily visualize and record 1553 bus traffic for development, testing, trouble-shooting and debugging. Uniquely at its price point, it includes built-in scope outputs, further...

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AUTOTESTCON here we come

Our newest avionics product (official launch September 5) is making its debut on the stand of our partner TEVET at AUTOTESTCON (Schaumburg, Illinois: September 11-14) – and we’ll be there with them. AUTOTESTCON is described as the world’s premier conference that brings together the military/aerospace automatic test industry and government/military acquirers and users to share new technologies, discuss innovative applications, and exhibit...

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We'll be at GTC Europe!

October 10 – 12 sees us at the Internationales Congress Center in Munich, Germany at GTC Europe – an annual event hosted by our friends at NVIDIA and attended by anyone and everyone who is involved in the exciting world of AI and Deep Learning. One of the most exciting things that AI and Deep Learning can enable is autonomy – such as self-driving cars. On our stand, we’ll be showing a demonstration of how Abaco can uniquely deliver autonomous...

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Come and join us in Nova Scotia!

We’ll be at DEFSEC Atlantic 2017 (Cunard Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada: September 5 – 7) with our partner J-Squared , demonstrating how we’re working together to deliver the industry’s most advanced rugged embedded computing solutions. DEFSEC is one of Canada's premiere aerospace, defense, security and marine exhibitions and gives attendees the opportunity to network with the major suppliers to Canada's $30 billion+ ongoing defense...

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3U OpenVPX plus 40-gig Ethernet - best of both worlds

In this article for Military Embedded Systems, Charlotte Adams looks at how 40 Gigabit Ethernet is transforming what’s possible with 3U VPX systems – making the smaller form factor a real contender for the most demanding applications.

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Abaco Upgrades AXISLib Signal Processing, Math Libraries to Deliver Enhanced Performance for Radar, Signals Intelligence Applications

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— AUGUST 1 2017 — Abaco today announced an upgraded version of its AXISLib signal processing and math libraries for Intel®-based system architectures. The enhancements will help developers of sophisticated, high intensity, mission critical applications such as radar and signals intelligence to achieve even higher performance from the underlying hardware. AXISLIB is part of Abaco’s AXIS software development environment for HPEC (...

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Abaco Announces Availability of LynxOS-178 2.2.4 to Speed Development and Reduce Cost of Safety Certifiable Systems

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— JULY 6 2017 — Continuing to build its safety certifiable portfolio and capability, Abaco Systems today announced availability of the LynxOS®-178 2.2.4 real time operating system from Lynx Software Technologies (formerly LynuxWorks™) for Abaco’s DO-254 certifiable SBC 314 3U VPX single board computer (SBC). Because both the SBC314 and LynxOS-178 are true COTS (commercial off-the-shelf) products, customers can take advantage of...

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Creative uses of FMC

This article , introduced by Jerry Gipper, editor of VITA Technologies, looks at how the FPGA Mezzanine Card (FMC) standard has become the de facto mezzanine standard for anyone wanting a modular solution for platforms using an FPGA [field-programmable gate array], and examines some of the creative ways in which engineers are leveraging its modularity.

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High-speed Ethernet meets the armored cavalry

Modern graphics processing systems do a great job at delivering vital visual information to those who need it. But: it's easy to overlook the importance of getting the data to the processor in the first place - and then getting it to wherever it's needed in the vehicle. In this article for Military Embedded Systems, Charlotte Adams looks at how the problem is being addressed.

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Abaco Brings Greater Bandwidth to Leading Edge Radar Applications with New High Performance FMC+ Direct RF Conversion Module

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— June 12 2017 Responding to the accelerating trend towards wider bandwidth multi-channel receivers in modern radar systems, Abaco Systems today announced the FMC134 FMC+ FPGA Mezzanine Card Direct RF Conversion Module. It brings industry-leading ADC performance and density: the card can operate as a 4-channel receiver at 3.2GSPS or a 2-channel receiver at 6.4GSPS. Using 16 of the available 32 high speed JESD204B lanes, the...

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