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April 2013

Special Feature

GPGPUs Stake Out Territory beside FPGAs for Military Signal Processing

With the number of FPGAs and GPGPUs available in the marketplace, there are multiple choices for designers of signal processing systems. There is no simple answer of which type of prRead More...

Exploiting GPGPU RDMA Capabilities Overcomes Performance Limits

GPU technology has increasingly found favor in military/aerospace applications because of the significant opportunity it presents to apply its inherently massively parallel architectRead More...

System Development

Smart Munitions and Small UAVs Wrestle with SWaP Hurdles

Smart munitions and small UAV payloads both share an increasing appetite for highly integrated, low-power embedded computing. Selecting the right embedded electronics and embedded coRead More...

Tech Recon

Upgrades and Autonomy Improvements Lead UGV Technology Advances

Since operations in Iraq and Afghanistan began, the DoD has acquired and deployed thousands of unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) and support equipment. The systems support a diverse raRead More...

UGV Requirements Push Evolution in HPEC Performance

As modern warfare changes, so must the technical innovations from global defense sector technology partners. The changing face of military engagements, fewer troops on the ground, moRead More...

Technology Focus

Non-Standard Boards Target Function over Form

The growing demand for small non-standard form factor boards shows no signs of waning. In fact, it’s picking up steam as the magic of semiconductor integration translates into Read More...

Small Non-Standard Boards Roundup

3.5-Inch SBC Combines Atom E6xx CPU and 1 Gbyte DRAM Acrosser Technology offers a 3.5-inch SBC, the AR-B6051, which carries the Intel Atom E640 and E620. Acrosser takes advantage of thRead More...