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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.

Taking video display/distribution further: Getting to 360 degree situational awareness - Story

September 10, 2010
The High Definition (HD) video commercial market has increased the number of camera and sensor types and the resolution of flat-panel displays. In turn, this has motivated designers of video distribution systems for military ground vehicles to seek ways to deliver 360? Situational Awareness Systems (360? SASs) while respecting the Size, Weight, and Power (SWaP) limitations of existing ground-vehicle platforms.

UAV system architectures: The next evolution - Story

August 25, 2010
Network-centricity and recent advances in high-speed serial fabric technologies, along with legacy device bridging methodologies, enable highly flexible UAV system architectures to meet the rapidly changing demands of the 21st century battlefield, while shortening time-to-market and mitigating risks.

I/O mezzanines for FPGA-based reconfigurable computing - Story

August 11, 2010
Is PMC, XMC, or FMC best for reconfigurable FPGA-based computing? The answer hinges upon design issues. However, depending on application requirements, it is probable that rugged FPGA I/O will be served by the PMC, XMC, or FMC open standards.

Getting the most out of multicore processors - Story

July 14, 2010
System integrators can now combine multiple applications with the emergence of multicore SoCs for better optimization.