OpenVPX Standard Hits Five Years of Enabling Interoperability in Military Embedded Systems
John McHale with Military Embedded Systems discusses with industry experts how the OpenVPX standard has evolved since it's debut in 2010.
CERDEC becomes VITA's sponsor member followed by Curtiss-Wright initiative to support the U.S. Army's MORA
At the AUSA 2015 show, VITA announced their newest sponsor member, the U.S. Army’s Communications-Electronics Research, Development, and Engineering Center (CERDEC), who is developing the U.S. Army’s Modular Open RF Architecture (MORA).
Trusted Boot in COTS Computing
Mike Slonosky discusses the architects and integrators challenges as customers implement increasing requirements for safety- and security-critical applications.
What’s Next After VPX?
Steve Edwards discusses the past and present of standards such as VPX's ability to handle the demands of high-performance embedded computing applications.
The SBC Challenge
The growing deployment of single board computers in military systems brings with it a number of engineering challenges.
JLTV: The VICTORY Vanguard
We discuss the C4ISR/EW [Command, Control, Communication, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance/Electronic Warfare] Interoperability (VICTORY) initiative and its application on JLTV.
Reduced SWaP, COTS in Space, and Budget Constraints in the Rad-Hard World
John McHale with Military Embedded Systems discusses radiation testing and qualification requirements for defense and space agencies are getting tougher and embracing TOR standards.
Dual-Node SBCs: A Hardware-Based Approach to Red/Black Architecture
As the need for data security increases, the need to support both encrypted data and less sensitive data within the same system is also on the rise.
Product Teardown: Maximizing Functionality Through Dual-Node Processing
Jerry Gipper of VITA Technologies describes the broad range of challenges from security to scheduling aerospace and defense applications must support.
For COTS, Small is the Next Big Thing
The aerospace and defense embedded COTS market has started to see whole new classes of small and ultra-small line-replaceable unit (LRU) offerings.