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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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GE Intelligent Platforms NETernity GBX411 Ethernet Switch
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GE Announces Fully Managed 3U VPX Rugged Ethernet Switch with Industry-Leading Flexibility, Switch Management Software and High Performance

HUNTSVILLE, AL.— SEPTEMBER 29, 2 015— GE Energy Management’s Intelligent Platforms business (NYSE: GE) today announced the NETernity™ GBX411 Fully Managed 3U VPX Layer 2/3 Ethernet Switch. Offering a variety of combinations of Gigabit Ethernet and 10Gigabit Ethernet connectivity, it allows customers a range of options to meet their network requirements. Its GE Rugged design enables it to be deployed with absolute confidence on air, ground and...

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GE's SBC328 3U VPX SBC features Intel "Skylake" technology
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GE Takes Advantage of Latest Intel Processor to Deliver Leading Edge Performance from New Rugged 3U VPX Single Board Computer

HUNTSVILLE, AL.— SEPTEMBER 01, 2015— GE Energy Management’s Intelligent Platforms business (NYSE: GE) today announced the SBC328 GE Rugged 3U VPX single board computer (SBC). Based on the latest Intel® Xeon® processor (“Skylake”), it is designed to deliver optimum performance in a range of demanding high performance embedded computing (HPEC) applications in harsh military/aerospace environments such as electronic warfare, radar/sonar, command...

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“GE Rugged” Proves Itself in Space

HUNTSVILLE, AL.— AUGUST 13, 2015— GE Energy Management’s Intelligent Platforms business (NYSE: GE) today announced that its CR11 single board computer (SBC) has been successfully deployed and is fully operational onboard the International Space Station (ISS) as part of the continuing experiments by the European Space Agency (ESA) taking place way above the earth. The CR11 is at the heart of the supporting infrastructure of ESA’s Plasma Kristall-...

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How To Get Started With Embedded Virtualization on GE's MAGIC1

In this blog post, Wind River's Mark Hermeling, discusses how to get started with embedded virtualization using a GE Intelligent Platforms MAGIC1 rugged display computer. In the featured video, Mark demonstrates how easy it is to combine VxWorks, Linux, and Windows on the MAGIC1 -- powered by a 3U VPX single board computer based on 4th generation Intel Core i7 quad core processing technology. By consolidating multiple workloads on a single multi...

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Sonar processing: Back to basics

In this article for Military Embedded Systems, Charlotte Adams looks at the decisions faced by organizations looking to deploy sensor processing, and compares and contrasts the alternatives available. Read more here .

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Sensor processing platforms add performance, cut SWaP for the Industrial Internet

As the Industrial Internet demands more out of resource-constrained industrial data acquisition systems, sensor processing platforms are required to add performance while reducing size, weight, and power (SWaP). Rubin Dhillon, Marketing Director of the Embedded Systems division at GE Intelligent Platforms talks with Brandon Lewis of Industrial Embedded Computing magazine, about GE’s approach to developing “brilliant machines,” and how off-the-...

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