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GE Announces Portable ARINC 429 USB Adapter to Speed Monitoring, Test and Debugging of Avionics Systems

HUNTSVILLE, AL.—OCTOBER 23, 2013—GE Intelligent Platforms (NYSE: GE) today announced the intelligent, high density RAR-USB ARINC 429 USB Adapter. Designed for users to test ARINC systems and for debugging, monitoring and analyzing bus traffic and data recording, it is bundled with the BusTools ARINC GUI to deliver a powerful, flexible tool. The RAR-USB takes advantage of the ubiquitous USB interface, meaning that it can be used in...

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New Quad Core HPEC Platform from GE Doubles Performance in Mission-Critical Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Applications

WALTHAM, MA —SEPTEMBER 10, 2013—GE Intelligent Platforms (NYSE: GE) today announced the DSP281 at the IEEE HPEC Conference (Waltham, MA: 10-12 September). A rugged dual node quad core 6U OpenVPX High Performance Embedded Computing ( HPEC ) deployed server platform, the DSP281 is the third in a new family of products from GE to harness the increased performance of 4th generation Intel® Core™ i7 (‘Haswell’) chip...

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Miniature Automatic Video Tracking and Image Stabilization Solution Reduces Program Risk, Cost, Time-to-Market

WASHINGTON, DC —AUGUST 12, 2013—GE Intelligent Platforms (NYSE: GE) today announced the ADEPT3100 rugged miniature automatic video tracking and image stabilization solution at AUVSI (12 – 15 August, Washington D.C. – Booth 3153). By providing a proven, commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) solution, the ADEPT3100 can help reduce program risk and cost and minimize time-to-market. Designed specifically for environments in which...

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GE Adds 6U VME Single Board Computer Featuring 4th generation Intel® Core™ i7 architecture

HUNTSVILLE, AL —AUGUST 8, 2013—GE Intelligent Platforms (NYSE: GE) today increased the number of products it offers based on the quad-core 4th generation Intel® Core™ i7 architecture (‘Haswell’) with the announcement of the XVR16 6U VME rugged single board computer. The improved capabilities of the XVR16 will allow it not only to address existing command/control applications, but also to be deployed in more...

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Capturing, Processing, and Transmitting Video: Opportunities and Challenges

By: Chris Jobling, Product Manager, Applied Image Processing, GE Intelligent Platforms Military Embedded Systems July 2013 Issue The proliferation of unmanned vehicle platforms - in the air, on the ground, and in the water - has provided an unparalleled opportunity to expand intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance operations. Choosing the optimal blend of functionality, performance, reliability, and cost is the key challenge in optimizing...

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New Software from GE Allows Customers to Gain Maximum Benefit from 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processors

HUNTSVILLE, AL —July 18, 2013—GE Intelligent Platforms (NYSE: GE) today announced a significant upgrade to its AXISLib integrated software development environment that will speed the development of High Performance Embedded Computing (HPEC) applications. AXISLib-AVX release 2 enables users of GE’s recently-announced SBC326 rugged OpenVPX single board computer , as well as GE’s entire family of soon-to-be-announced...

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GE Works With Georgia Tech Research Institute to Understand Neurological Injuries of Wounded Soldiers

HUNTSVILLE, AL —JULY 16, 2013—GE Intelligent Platforms (NYSE: GE) today announced that it has been working closely with the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) to help improve the understanding of neurological injuries that can sometimes result for soldiers wounded by improvised explosive devices (IEDs). At the heart of the solution are GE’s commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) Rugged Systems, which are designed to reduce cost,...

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New Multi-Fabric Switch from GE Enables Development of Complex, Scalable, High Performance Computing Systems

HUNTSVILLE, AL.—JULY 11, 2013—GE Intelligent Platforms (NYSE: GE) today announced the PEX431 multi-fabric switch and PMC/XMC carrier card. Designed to enable the development of complex, scalable, high performance 3U VPX systems in today’s increasingly-connected military/aerospace world, it is characterized by significant flexibility. The PEX431 complements GE’s recent announcement of the SBC326 3U VPX single board...

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Rugged Ethernet Switch from GE to go aboard MQ-8 Fire Scout Helicopter Drone

Military & Aerospace Electronics June 2013 Issue By John Keller U.S. Navy aircraft experts needed rugged Ethernet switches for the Northrop Grumman MQ-8 Fire Scout unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). They found their solution from GE Intelligent Platforms in Huntsville, Alabama. Officials of the Naval Air Systems Command at Patuxent River Naval Air Station, MD, have announced their intention to issue a new contract to GE for fifteen RES-210...

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CPU bypass: Critical signal processing operation

General-Purpose computing on Graphics Processing Units (GPGPU), using massively parallel GPUs to execute thousands of math instructions simultaneously and repetitively, is a boon to signal processing. But its use in real-time scenarios has been limited by the traditional involvement of the Central Processing Unit (CPU) in Direct Memory Access (DMA) transactions. READ FULL ARTICLE ** This article appears in the June 2013 edition of Military...

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GE Announces Availability of LynxOS® 7.0 for its Single Board Computers to Bring Greater Security to Military/Aerospace Applications

HUNTSVILLE, AL.— June 6, 2013—GE Intelligent Platforms (NYSE: GE) today announced availability of LynxOS® 7.0 from LynuxWorks™ on its 3U OpenVPX SBC312 and SBC324 rugged single board computers. It is also available on GE’s 6U VME EP2A single board computer. The LynxOS 7.0 real time operating system brings new levels of security to demanding military/aerospace applications. LynxOS 7.0 includes a new military grade...

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Roving Reporter: High Performance Embedded Computing Platforms Choices

By: Jerry Gipper, Editorial Director at OpenSystems Media GE Intelligent Platforms puts such an emphasis on HPEC that they formed a HPEC Center of Excellence. Through this center, GE Intelligent Platforms can engage early with customers to help with architecture definition, develop application-ready systems, and then provide post sales application support and services all with the emphasis on the needs of HPEC applications. GE Intelligent...

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New Single Board Computers from GE to Feature 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processor Technology

HUNTSVILLE, AL—June 4, 2013—GE Intelligent Platforms (NYSE: GE) today announced the SBC326 rugged 3U VPX single board computer. Featuring the quad-core 4th generation Intel ®Core™ i7 processor, it will provide outstanding performance per watt while helping to minimize size, weight and power (SWaP) in deployed subsystems – making it ideal for constrained environments such as manned- and unmanned vehicles. Concurrently...

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Ethernet and 1553 Share a Long Path of System I/O Legacy

COTS Journal - June 2013 Issue By: Clarence Peckham, Senior Editor MIL-STD-1553 and Ethernet have a long history of usage as data buses for many applications. After forty years, where do they stand as solutions for military applications? READ FULL ARTICLE

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Encryption and the Migration to COTS Technologies

By: Rubin Dhillon, Senior Business Development Manager, GE Intelligent Platforms Jim Kelly, Product Line Manager, Juniper Networks Military Embedded Systems - May 2013 Issue The network is becoming increasingly crucial to the world's armed forces. Unsurprisingly, it uses the same technologies that are proven in the commercial world, with much of the equipment sourced by the armed forces being of COTS origin. But the military needs a level of...

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