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Military Embedded Systems

Field Intelligence

An industry perspective from GE Intelligent Platforms

SWaP changes image processing

Charlotte Adams GE Intelligent Platforms

Situational awareness is essential for survival on the battlefield. But while satellites and large surveillance resources packed with sensors and signal processing hardware serve the needs of higher echelons, it has traditionally been difficult to get data to small detachments and individual soldiers within tactical timelines.

PCI Express switches to P2P in OpenVPX

Charlotte Adams GE Intelligent Platforms

Of all the serial switched fabrics in OpenVPX systems, PCI Express (PCIe) has perhaps the least sex appeal. PCI has, after all, been at the heart of PC architectures from time immemorial – and its offspring, PCI Express, continues to play a key role in modern PCs. But for OpenVPX systems designers in the know, PCIe’s an invaluable asset – especially since an important limitation has been addressed: The Peer-To-Peer (P2P) performance challenge.