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Designing and testing for reliability: Ruggedizing vetronics to survive - Story

April 29, 2011
When using COTS for ruggedized vetronics systems and subsystems, designing in cutting-edge technologies ? such as metal matrix composite enclosures ? and employing test methodologies including MEMA, RGT, and SRT will help ensure Size, Weight, Power, and Cost (SWaP-C) success.

Off-the-shelf radiation resilience: A case for RADHARD COTS - Story

April 11, 2011
RADHARD COTS double as an earthbound fallout shelter for ground vehicle sensors, displays, control systems, communications, and other electronic applications.

VPX router gets dolled up for FIPS crypto cert - Product

March 29, 2011
Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing's VPX3-685 secure router is undergoing FIPS 140-2 Level 2 cryptographic validation at NIST under the Cryptographic Module Validation Program (CMVP).

Open standards for digital video drive common infrastructure - Story

February 21, 2011
Gaining video sensor data interoperability combined with open standards and a common infrastructure network will allow COTS vendors to keep up with sensor growth in military platforms that provide critical missions support and save lives.

Mezzanines continue to evolve - Story

February 21, 2011
SBC designers need to anticipate both a large number of mezzanine vendors and future growth in performance and capability, and must address overspecification and unused resource issues to create a standard, long-term future.

Strategies for mitigating the threat of counterfeit devices - Story

December 09, 2010
The issue of counterfeit devices is highly problematic in mission-, life-, and safety-critical applications, but strategies can be employed to ensure components are exactly what they appear to be.

The promise of Open APIs: Is write-once software in our future? - Story

October 06, 2010
The embedded military market is poised to take the next big leap in improving time to deployment through the adoption of Open APIs to speed system application development. Open APIs can ease heterogeneous hardware technology integration, drastically cutting time, cost, and complexity for building larger multimode systems.