Curing the longevity of supply blues
We discuss the longevity of supply concerns that can keep embedded military program managers up at night in the Power Architecture Today Blog.
Data Storage Faces Network-centric Future
John Keller with Military & Aerospace Electronics discusses how rugged data storage is dominated by solid-state disks but rotating hard disks are emerging with data security and sharing functions.
M-Code Brings Next-Gen GPS to SWaP-Constrained Ground Vehicles
Mike Southworth discusses the combination of today’s latest COTS hardware and command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR) modernization initiatives.
AltiVec is back
NXP’s new T-series processor has brought back the AltiVec floating point SIMD instruction set, the heart of many defense and aerospace digital signal processing (DSP) applications for the last two decades.
Close to the Action: Small, remote and connected-new approaches to flight test instrumentation
Flight test instrumentation (FTI) engineers face a number of challenges when instrumenting aircraft, including an increasing push to reduce weight of equipment and wiring, gather more and more data, and the need to meet demanding time schedules while ensuring no data is lost.
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.
Broadwell chip boosts GPU performance for COTS SBCs
Aaron Frank discusses the benefits of Intel's new Broadwell processor to embedded defense 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.