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The Future of High-Performance Embedded Computing

The Future of High-Performance Embedded Computing

Much of the innovation in high-performance embedded computing starts with microprocessors.

10/24/2023
Guest Blog: From Evangelism to Mandate: The Rise of MOSA

Guest Blog: From Evangelism to Mandate: The Rise of MOSA

For many COTS [commercial off-the-shelf] vendors and VITA members, the Tri-Service Memo issued in January 2019 by the secretaries of the Army, Navy, and Air Force was the highest validation of several decades of their combined efforts.

09/07/2023
100-Gigabit Ethernet Done Right

100-Gigabit Ethernet Done Right

COTS suppliers have focused on increasing connectivity speeds within and between systems for decades, following the introduction of the VPX standard.

08/31/2023
Military Embedded Systems

Tactical Decision-Making Demands Increasing Speeds and Volume of Data Processing

For defense applications, responsiveness, accuracy, and precision have never been more critical to mission success.

08/03/2023
A Tour of VITA AFT Cooling Standards in 2023

A Tour of VITA AFT Cooling Standards in 2023

For critical and intelligent deployed embedded modules, air-flow-through (AFT) cooling describes an approach that brings the coolant much closer to heat-generating electronics than standard conduction-cooled approaches.

08/03/2023
The Evolving Use of Multicore Processors in Avionics

The Evolving Use of Multicore Processors in Avionics

Power, reliability and real-time computing capabilities are just some of the advantages of using multicore processors.

06/07/2023
Avionics International

Open or Out: U.S. Military Requirements for Modular Open Systems Architectures

Now that the Army has chosen its preferred Future Long Range Assault Aircraft in Bell’s V-280 advanced tiltrotor, the race is on to populate it with mission systems that will allow the machine to operate through adversaries’ sophisticated air defense systems.

03/21/2023
Military Embedded Systems

Optimizing 100G VPX

Currently, there are two options for VITA 46.30 connectors: the TE Connectivity RT3 and Amphenol R-VPX EVO2 connectors, both of which meet the ANSI/VITA 46.30 standard intended for 100G (4-lanes @ 25 Gbaud) systems, and potentially beyond.

03/20/2023
The Next Generation of Open-systems Embedded Computing Standards

The Next Generation of Open-systems Embedded Computing Standards

The SOSA technical standard for embedded computing hardware and software is beginning to provide tangible benefits for early adopters.

01/25/2023
Rugged Computers Take on the Shock and the Heat

Rugged Computers Take on the Shock and the Heat

Designers of rugged embedded computing systems, laptop computers, and tablet computers balance the need to operate in harsh conditions, as well as meet growing requirements for open-systems standards.

01/09/2023
DoD’s MOSA Mandate Drives CMOSS Approach to A-PNT

DoD’s MOSA Mandate Drives CMOSS Approach to A-PNT

The U.S. Army’s Mounted Assured PNT System (MAPS) program was initiated to replace existing GPS receivers and antennas in most of the Army’s ground vehicle variants.

12/01/2022
Military & Aerospace Electronics

Thermal-Management Techniques Take-on the Heat

It's nearly impossible to use power efficiently enough to eliminate waste heat altogether. Enhancing efficiency can help reduce waste heat -- but only to a degree.

10/27/2022