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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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New Rugged Single Board Computer from GE Takes Advantage of Intel® ‘Broadwell’ Processor to Deliver Leading-Edge Performance

HUNTSVILLE, AL.— JUNE 25, 2015—GE Energy Management’s Intelligent Platforms business (NYSE: GE) today announced the SBC347A rugged 3U OpenVPX single board computer (SBC). Based on the latest ‘Broadwell’ processor technology from Intel®, it delivers higher performance and greater functionality than previous generations of SBC while maintaining the same power envelope. The SBC347A is the first in a number of Broadwell-based products that GE plans...

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Emerging Trends in Avionics

As in many other parts of the military and aerospace world, the pressure on costs is intense; the need to minimize - eliminate, even - risk is no less so. Time-to-market is becoming increasingly critical as competition becomes fiercer. It’s no surprise, then, that avionics customers are increasingly turning to COTS solutions. Here , Dave Bursky of Extension Media looks at what’s going on in the avionics market, and how GE is responding.

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Getting the most out of ARINC 429

In an era when technologies seem to come and go with remarkable frequency, it's reassuring to find some that have stood the test of time over several decades. One such technology is the ARINC 429 avionics bus protocol which is widely used in both commercial and military aerospace applications - and continues to find favor in, for example, Boeing's 787 Dreamliner. In this article for Military Embedded Systems, Charlotte Adams looks at how ARINC...

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Keeping cool with hot electronics

Of all the challenges facing designers - and users - of embededd computing solutions destined for deployment in harsh environments, managing heat is perhaps the most daunting. In this article , John Keller, editor of Military & Aerospace Electronics, talks to GE's Bill Lueckenbach about the innovative technologies that GE has devised that could transform what's possible.

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The Promise of COM Express

Cost pressures continue to bedevil military programs. Years of fighting have taken a toll on equipment, while years of sequestration have made upgrading or replacing the equipment more difficult. Budget constraints require everyone involved to pay the utmost attention to life cycle costs at all levels of procurement. Step forward, rugged COM Express. Historically, it's not an architecture that the military has paid much attention to - but...

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VME obsolescence prompts thoughts of alternatives

In her regular column for Military Embedded Systems magazine, Charlotte Adams looks at the implications of a key VME component becoming obsolescent, and what the possible ways forward are for VME users. Read the whole article here .

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CUDA: An Introduction

CUDA – NVIDIA’s GPU architecture and programming API for harnessing the power of their massively parallel graphics processors – has been a de facto go-to for many performance-oriented developers since it was first released in 2006. In this article for RTC Magazine, GE's Dustin Franklin describes why that's the case. Read the full article here .

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Headed for Embedded

Embedded World, one of the industry's largest shows, took place in Nuremburg at the end of February. GE announced two significant COM Express products, including one - the rugged mCOM10-K1 - featuring NVIDIA GPU technology that delivers 326 GFLOPS of performance yet consumes 10 watts or less of power. NVIDIA blogger Jesse Clayton describes the show here .

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Critical Computing

In this article by Courtney Howard, executive editor of Military & Aerospace Electronics magazine, she talks to GE's Chris Lever who is General Manager, Embedded Systems at GE Intelligent Platforms. Read the full article here .

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GE Rugged: Opportunity beyond the Battlefield

Here’s a Q&A with the man charged with beating GE’s rugged high-rel swords into ploughshares targeting transportation, industrial, energy…and more mil/aero platforms. GE—famously intending to be #1 or #2 in all target businesses—sees great synergy in applying the experience and expertise it has developed in rugged hardware, software and services—what the company calls “GE Rugged”—in the mil/aero market and applying them much more broadly,...

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GE has an extensive range of HPEC solutions - such as the DSP281 multiprocessor - designed for the harsh, demanding environments that are typical of military deployments.
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GE to Help US Air Force Define High Performance Embedded Computing Architectures of the Future

HUNTSVILLE, AL.— MARCH 24, 2015—GE’s Intelligent Platforms business (NYSE: GE) today announced that it had been awarded a contract that will see the company undertaking a six month research program to help the United States Air Force define open architectures for future generations of radar processors onboard USAF platforms. The program will be carried out at GE’s HPEC Center of Excellence in Billerica, MA. The study involves the benchmarking...

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Astrobotic's moon lander features GE/NVIDIA GPU technology
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GE to Demonstrate at GTC how Rugged GPU-Enabled Embedded Computing can Enable Moon Landing, Exploration

HUNTSVILLE, AL.— March 17, 2015— At NVIDIA’s annual GTC – GPU Technology Conference (San Jose, March 17-20) - GE’s Intelligent Platforms business will be delivering a compelling demonstration of how combining NVIDIA’s expertise in GPU technology and GE’s expertise in rugged embedded computing solutions will allow high performance computing in the most challenging, inhospitable environments – onboard a spacecraft, and on the surface of the moon...

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The RAR-XMC ARINC 429 High Density XMC Interface from GE Intelligent Platforms
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GE Broadens Range of Cost-Effective, High Performance Avionics Solutions with XMC for ARINC 429

HUNTSVILLE, AL.— MARCH 10, 2015— GE’s Intelligent Platforms business (NYSE: GE) today announced the RAR-XMC ARINC 429 High Density XMC Interface for deployment on many single board computers. Available in a range of configurations to match customer needs, the RAR-XMC extends still further the breadth and depth of GE’s cost-effective, high performance avionics offering with complete, integrated databus functionality for ARINC 429 and related...

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