In military avionics, SWaP is a major challenge. As major contractors refresh and redesign electronics systems, in light of less funding availability, they are asking their suppliers to create smaller, less expensive, subsystem solutions, such as data ...
An industry perspective from GE Intelligent Platforms
Image processors flex for heavy amounts of remote video data.
Radar apps are picking up the trend towards COTS and Open Systems Architectures (OSAs).
Software-based switch management solutions are the right medicine for reducing overhead and maintaining the longevity of military networks.
Because of their data reduction capabilities, Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) are seeing playing time in sensor applications, and in some implementations have begun to outperform traditional CPUs.
Old-timers in the military’s logistics establishment wax nostalgic about the good ol’ days of MIL-SPEC, when the U.S. Defense Department was a power in the semiconductor market and could depend on long-term supplies of its own made-to-order...
Rugged smart displays equipped with their own computing resources are in the modernization plans for U.S. Army ground combat vehicles, not your living room.
High-speed data throughput and faster interboard communications in a rugged form factor - InfiniBand-on-VPX enters ISR.
Demanding data acquisition trends of the modern military require more capable chips and more comprehensive SDKs for signal processing application development.
High-bandwidth tactical communications look to IP for connectivity, but data security concerns with such protocols loom large.