Military Embedded Systems

Webcast Archive

Sponsored by: Curtiss-Wright & Mercury Systems
Nov 16, 2022 2PM EDT (9 days, 17 hours ago)
One of the key differentiators of the Technical Standard for the Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA) Reference Architecture, Edition 2.0 snapshot 1 is that it looks to adopt existing standards first in order to benefit from years of design and development experience. One such standard is OpenVPX...
Sponsored by: Elma & Samtec
Nov 10, 2022 2PM EDT (15 days, 17 hours ago)
It is common knowledge that the 3U OpenVPX form factor is integral to The Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA) Technical Standard. It enables interoperability and commonality in military systems for radar, electronic warfare, signals intelligence, and more. What is less known is that a smaller...
Sponsored by: Siemens
Nov 08, 2022 11AM EDT (17 days, 20 hours ago)
To reach net-zero emissions by 2050, the aviation sector must rapidly accomplish its complete technology transformation. Moreover, this schedule tightens even more considering the radical changes in aircraft architectures and technologies required to reach commercial maturity: new fuels, fuel sys...
Sponsored by: Micron & Mercury
Nov 01, 2022 2PM EDT (24 days, 17 hours ago)
As the United States emphasis on microelectronics increases, the focus on leveraging advanced technology from trusted and secure semiconductor manufacturers is critical. The strategic collaboration between Micron and Mercury brings together key industry leaders through true customer focus, technolog...
Sponsored by: Siemens
Oct 25, 2022 11AM EDT (1 month ago)
Globally, aviation accounts for 4.9% of the CO2 and non-CO2 emissions. Industry is taking steps to reduce aircraft emissions and improve fuel efficiency in an effort to combat climate change but with twice as many air travelers expected by 2037, those efforts alone will not be enough. It’s clear...
Sponsored by: Annapolis Micro Systems, LCR Embedded Systems, Mercury Systems, nVent/Schroff
Sep 14, 2022 2PM EDT (2 months, 11 days ago)
It’s been nearly 30 years since the famous COTS memo was sent by then Secretary of Defense William Perry, stipulating the use of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) components wherever and whenever possible in military systems. While COTS procurement is now an accepted form of doing business, the main c...
Sponsored by: Abaco Systems
Aug 31, 2022 4PM EDT (2 months, 25 days ago)
Being able to rapidly vet and scale commercial unmanned aerial system (UAS) technology for military applications is a critical goal of the U.S. Department of Defense. The Blue sUAS 2.0 project for the Defense Innovation Unit is an example of such an approach. This program consists of 5 lines of effo...
Sponsored by: LCR Embedded Systems, nVent/Schroff, Pixus Technologies
May 25, 2022 2PM EDT (6 months ago)
It has been said “With great power comes great responsibility.” In modern military electronics systems that mantra might more accurately be “With great processing capability comes a great responsibility to get the heat out.” Whether it’s a graphics processor, a general-purpose processor, or an FPGA,...
Sponsored by: RTI
May 24, 2022 11AM EDT (6 months, 1 day ago)
The unbridled aggression from adversaries in the Ukraine has underscored the need to create a military posture that positions the U.S. and its coalition partners in a constant state of readiness with real-time information and decision-making. To bring focus to this effort, the U.S. Department of Def...
Sponsored by: Aitech, Curtiss-Wright
May 04, 2022 2PM EDT (6 months, 21 days ago)
Now that the Technical Standard for the Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA) Reference Architecture, Edition 1.0 has been published, it is only a matter of time before products that are currently aligned to SOSA start going through the process to become conformant to the SOSA Technical Standard....
Sponsored by: Rambus
Apr 14, 2022 2PM EDT (7 months, 11 days ago)
From mission-critical military electronics to the billions of IoT devices in homes, offices and factories, the need for security is growing rapidly. The exponential rise in data creation, and new workloads such as AI/ML with demand for low latency, real-time operation, require rapid advancement in c...
Sponsored by: Wind River
Apr 12, 2022 11AM EDT (7 months, 13 days ago)
Unmanned aerial systems (UASs), unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs), unmanned surface vessels (USVs), and unmanned undersea vehicles (UUVs) continue to be force multipliers for the U.S. military operations. These platforms not only deliver lethality in wartime but also feed the Department of Defense (Do...
Sponsored by: Wind River
Apr 12, 2022 11AM EDT (7 months, 13 days ago)
Speaker: Capt. Shelby Ochs, USMC, co-program manager of Blue sUAS 2.0 project for the Defense Innovation Unit

Hosted by Dawn M.K. Zoldi (Colonel, USAF, Retired), Founder & CEO of P3 Tech Consulting LLC & host of the Dawn of Drones Podcast
Sponsored by: Crystal Group
Apr 12, 2022 12PM EDT (7 months, 13 days ago)
Whether processing the intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) data collected by unmanned vehicles; coordinating manned/unmanned teaming; or countering swarms of drones, unmanned applications are dependent on artificial intelligence (AI) solutions and will become even more so in the fut...
Sponsored by: Afuzion, RTI, Sagetech
Apr 12, 2022 1PM EDT (7 months, 13 days ago)
Whether you call them UAVs, UASs, RPAs [remotely piloted aircraft], or just plain drones, they are not only a key force multiplier for the U.S. military but are also becoming a larger part of civilian airspace. While flight control technology for manned aircraft is well established and has many proc...
Sponsored by: Elma, Mercury
Apr 12, 2022 3PM EDT (7 months, 13 days ago)
In 2019, Air Force, Army, and Navy leadership mandated that the U.S. military use a Modular Open Systems Approach (MOSA) for new program designs and refreshes, calling MOSA a “warfighting imperative.” MOSA strategies are now being applied across multiple domains – air, sea, land, space, and electrom...
Sponsored by: Wind River
Mar 29, 2022 12AM EDT (7 months, 28 days ago)
While cryptographically protecting data at rest and in motion has become commonplace for military embedded systems that could fall into enemy hands, one vulnerability persists: the security of data or code as it’s moved into and used within working memory. In this web seminar, experts from Idaho...
Sponsored by: Wind River
Mar 17, 2022 1PM EDT (8 months, 8 days ago)
The latest generation multi-core processors deliver high-performance compute and advanced security features, which can be used with real-time operating systems to meet safety and regulatory requirements for avionics systems. The FAA CAST-32A position paper defines objectives for the use of multicore...
Sponsored by: RTI
Feb 23, 2022 11AM EDT (9 months, 2 days ago)
In early 2019, Air Force, Army, and Navy leadership issued a joint memo mandating that the U.S. military use a Modular Open Systems Approach (MOSA) for new program designs and refreshes, calling MOSA a “warfighting imperative.” Now, as of 2021, MOSA is the law, as Congress passed legislation requiri...
Sponsored by: RTI
Feb 23, 2022 11AM EDT (9 months, 2 days ago)
This briefing will describe the Army’s push for modular open system architecture approaches across all C5ISR systems, to include current S&T activities and Acquisitions plans. CMOSS comprises a family of standards that together allow for system functional decomposition across clearly defined hardwar...
Sponsored by: RTI
Feb 23, 2022 11AM EDT (9 months, 2 days ago)
When most people think of a MOSA strategy for military aviation platforms, the Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE) Technical Standard usually comes to mind first. FACE, which enables the reuse of software elements across multiple avionics platforms, is in fact one important tool in the MOS...
Sponsored by: Annapolis Micro Systems, Flex-Logix, and Mercury Systems
Feb 23, 2022 1PM EDT (9 months, 2 days ago)
As adversarial threats continue to become more complex, U.S. military electronic warfare (EW) and signal intelligence (SIGINT) solutions must be able to adapt more quickly. For decades, these systems have been closed architectures based on proprietary system and component designs, all of which have...
Sponsored by: Curtiss-Wright, Elma Electronic, Milpower Source, and Systel
Feb 23, 2022 3PM EDT (9 months, 2 days ago)
MOSA is not just about open architectures like SOSA, FACE, or CMOSS, but it also involves how those initiatives and standards can applied across all domains – air, sea, land, space, cyber, and spectrum – to create a MOSA ecosystem. Such an ecosystem enables the DoD to deploy capability more quickly...
Sponsored by: Micron & Fornetix
Feb 01, 2022 2PM EDT (9 months, 24 days ago)
In light of the "Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity" signed May 2021, and government technology planners looking to leverage more cloud architectures and IoT technologies, securing the services that involve the cloud has become critical. The Government’s trusted supply chain eff...
Sponsored by: NI
Jan 26, 2022 11AM EDT (9 months, 30 days ago)
As threats and countermeasures evolve, researchers and systems engineers are challenged with bringing new radar capabilities from concept to the lab to fielded systems. A major obstacle on this journey is the time it takes to migrate IP from simulation to firmware, and to build up boards and infrast...