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August 2015

Marching to the Numbers

Marching to the Numbers

Figure 0. Figure 1. 7,000+- Number of rotary, fixed wing and unmanned Army platforms-including Apaches, Blackhawks, Chinooks and Gray Eagles-the will receive upgraded systems to proviRead More...

Special Feature

Evolving VITA 46.11 to a Full ANSI/VITA Standard

Essentially all VPX systems need management functionality. VITA 46.11, which was adopted as a draft standard for trial use (DSTU) in late 2013, defines a standardized approach that can Read More...

Pre-Integrated Systems Take Mission-Oriented Focus

Gone now are the days pre-integrated box-level systems were just a niche or specialty segment of the embedded computing industry. Today they've been just a common as the single board coRead More...

System Development

FPGAs Advances Improve Radiation Mitigation for Remote-Sensing Satellites

Satellite downlink bandwidth is not keeping up with sensor-resolution increases in today's remote-sensing space payloads. This is leading to a serious processing bottleneck. In order foRead More...

Tech Recon

Rugged Storage Solutions Advance on All Fronts

Tasked to manage and store massive amounts of data, technologies like memory arrays comprised of RAID module, rotating disks, SSD and sophisticated interfaces all provide vital solutionRead More...

Technology Focus

COM Express Faces a Bright Future in Highly Integrated Systems

Tracing a lineage back to mezzanine boards followed by processor-based mezzanine boards, the Computer-on-Module (COM) concept captured a clear foothold in military embedded designs. COMRead More...

Data Sheet: COM Express Boards

  Figure 1 Type 6 COM Express Core i7 Card Features Programmable Power Acromag's XCOM-6400 is a basic size platform (95 x 125mm) processor module with Type 6 interconnects. SeveRead More...