Military Embedded Systems

Webcast Archive

Sponsored by: Afuzion, RTI
Oct 20, 2020 2PM EDT (10 hours, 30 minutes ago)
This webinar will deliver an introduction to avionics safety standards, and specifically RTCA DO-178C for software. It will cover the required documents for achieving DO-178C safety certification and the challenges of creating commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) certification evidence for commercial av...
Sponsored by: Abaco, Elma, Pentek
Oct 08, 2020 2PM EDT (12 days, 10 hours ago)
As military radar, signals intelligence (SIGINT) and electronic warfare systems get more complex so does the associated signal integrity challenges. These signal integrity concerns didn't even exist 10-15 years ago. Today as signal density for connectors continues to get tighter as footprints get sm...
Sponsored by: ACT, LCR Embedded Systems, nVent Schroff
Sep 15, 2020 2PM EDT (1 month, 5 days ago)
Radar, electronic warfare, and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) systems all depend heavily on superior signal processing solutions that often leverage commercial processors, graphics processors, FPGAs, etc. These devices provide unprecedented performance but also create headaches...
Sponsored by: Abaco Systems, Concurrent Technologies, Crystal Group, Wind River
Jul 21, 2020 11AM EDT (2 months, 30 days ago)
Innovation in today's military systems -- whether flight systems, cybersecurity, electronic warfare, radar, etc. -- often comes from leveraging commercial technology. This is very true when it comes artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), game changers in many industries. Defense lea...
Sponsored by: Curtiss-Wright, Milpower Source
Jul 15, 2020 2PM EDT (3 months, 5 days ago)
The Army’s C4ISR/Electronic Warfare Modular Open Suite of Standards (CMOSS) initiative, launched by the Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC) C5ISR Center (formerly CERDEC), is a modular open systems architecture (MOSA) that essentially integrates multiple capabilities into one box for...
Sponsored by: Annapolis Micro System, Epiq Solutions, Pentek, TE Connectivity
Jun 24, 2020 2PM EDT (3 months, 26 days ago)
Elements of the Sensor Open System Architecture (SOSA) technical standard are leveraging standards developed by the VITA Standards Organization, specifically VITA 65, also known as OpenVPX. VITA has also become a participating member of the SOSA Consortium along with the Air Force, Army, and Navy. T...
Sponsored by: ADLINK, Aitech, Mercury Systems
Jun 16, 2020 11AM EDT (4 months, 4 days ago)
Thanks to modern sensors, networked communications, wearable computing today’s warfighter is inundated with data whether piloting a jet, performing Special Operations, or analyzing data from an unmanned aircraft’s ISR payload. To avoid being overwhelmed, they need the data to be filtered reliably, a...
Sponsored by: CoreAVI, Lynx, Twin Oaks
Jun 11, 2020 11AM EDT (4 months, 9 days ago)
FACE Technical Standard, Solving Portability and Affordability Challenges in Avionics. Currently about 70% to 90% of aircraft avionics capability is implemented in software. That level is unaffordable and unsustainable. The Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE) Technical Standard was develop...
Sponsored by: Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions, Elma Electronic, Wind River
May 20, 2020 2PM EDT (5 months ago)
Reduced size, weight, and power - cost (SWaP-C) describe nearly every military program’s requirements for electronics — be they tech refreshes or new Radar designs. System integrators want solutions with increased performance, lower power, and lower costs and they want them in the same or smaller fo...
Sponsored by: Abaco Systems, Annapolis Micro System, Elma Electronic, Pentek, Inc.
Apr 29, 2020 2PM EDT (5 months, 21 days ago)
The Sensor Open System Architecture (SOSA) Consortium — led by the Air Force, Army, and Navy — reduces costs and development time by applying open-architecture principles in a practical and consensus-driven way for new C4ISR, radar, and electronic warfare platforms. The strong ecosystem behind VITA...
Sponsored by: AdaCore, Lynx Software, RTI
Apr 01, 2020 2PM EDT (6 months, 19 days ago)
Modern and future avionics systems for commercial and military applications are based on open architectures and will be leveraging reuse of hardware and software elements via common interfaces for hardware and common application programming interfaces (APIs) for software. Driving this trend are Init...
Sponsored by: Real-Time Innovations (RTI)
Mar 31, 2020 2PM EDT (6 months, 20 days ago)
The FDA is increasing its focus on cybersecurity in medical devices and hospital systems. At the same time, technical trends like IoT connectivity, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence are increasing the attack surface of these devices and systems. The medical industry is joining other indu...
Sponsored by: DDC-I
Mar 12, 2020 11AM EDT (7 months, 8 days ago)
Certification authorities and industry suppliers have invested in numerous studies and discussions over recent years to identify the issues multicore processors pose for safety critical systems. Formalized positions of these efforts are the FAA CAST-32A Positioning Paper. The crux of this paper (r...
Sponsored by: TE Connectivity
Feb 20, 2020 11AM EDT (8 months ago)
Once the realm of science fiction, directed energy weapons – laser, RF, sonic, etc. – are becoming a key element for military forces worldwide. They will be force multipliers on the battlefield, but they still present many technological hurdles for designers to overcome – especially with managing po...
Sponsored by: RTI
Dec 18, 2019 11AM EDT (10 months, 2 days ago)
The modern field-training paradigm requires rapidly deployable, secure simulated environments. Modeling, Simulation, and Training (MS and T) systems need to be assembled and reconfigured in an agile manner from ready-made, commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) components with response times closely match...
Sponsored by: Annapolis Micro Systems, Elma Electronic, Kontron, Pentek
Nov 14, 2019 11AM EDT (11 months, 6 days ago)
The defense acquisition community is looking to reduce costs and development time via open-architecture principles in a practical and consensus-driven way with all three services Air Force, Army, and Navy working together. This tri-service convergence effort set itself up for success since it is dri...
Sponsored by: Afuzion, DDC-I
Oct 24, 2019 11AM EDT (11 months, 27 days ago)
Designers of modern avionics systems are leveraging technology such as multicore, graphics processing, and other key commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) technologies. The performance benefits these innovations bring to the flight deck are game changing, however challenges remain when it comes to the saf...
Sponsored by: Atrenne Computing Solutions, Kontron, nVent Schroff
Jul 18, 2019 11AM EDT (1 year, 3 months ago)
Modern processors, graphics processors, FPGAs, etc. provide untold performance benefits, but also generate excessive amounts of heat. Getting rid of this heat and keeping electronics cool is essential for designers of electronic warfare, radar, and other processing-intensive military applications. T...
Sponsored by: TE Connectivity
Jun 12, 2019 11AM EDT (1 year, 4 months ago)
Copper and optical interconnect technologies play a significant role in next generation rugged embedded computing, with the drive toward higher speeds and smaller form factors. Join our panel of industry-recognized experts on June 12 at 11 AM EST who will discuss the levels of electronic packaging –...
Sponsored by: ADLINK Technology, LCR Embedded Systems
Dec 13, 2018 2PM EDT (1 year, 10 months ago)
In 21st century electronic warfare, one of the most decisive factors behind victory is the ability to aggregate massive amounts of data and process those streams into insightful, actionable outcomes. Data processing can distinguish between noise and a viable target where the speed of that processing...
Sponsored by: CoreAVI, Curtiss-Wright, Wind River
Nov 14, 2018 11AM EDT (1 year, 11 months ago)
As avionics systems get more complex and more dependent on commercial processing technologies and software tools it is crucial that these commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) hardware and software solutions be certified to Design Assurance Level (DAL) A. This webcast of industry experts will cover the be...
Sponsored by: Annapolis Micro Systems, Curtiss-Wright, Elma Electronic
Oct 30, 2018 2PM EDT (1 year, 11 months ago)
Military intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) sensors are essential to not only winning battles by maintaining the peace and keeping adversaries in check. As threats continue to evolve and get more sophisticated so must ISR sensor processing systems by leveraging the latest commercia...
Sponsored by: Afuzion, Lynx Software Technologies
Oct 11, 2018 2PM EDT (2 years ago)
Avionics are under pressure to consolidate onto multi-core systems in order to meet SWaP-C (Size, Weight, Power and Cost) objectives. Physical separation and secured federated communication infrastructure is no longer sufficient for secure and safe system development. Certifiably safe avionics on mu...
Sponsored by: BlackBerry
Oct 02, 2018 11AM EDT (2 years ago)
Cybersecurity threats are becoming increasingly prominent in embedded applications including automotive, medical, industrial, aerospace and defense. Securing these systems has become difficult due to dramatic increases in software complexity, often driven by a multi-tiered supply chain as well as a...
Sponsored by: Wind River, Rockwell Collins
Sep 27, 2018 2PM EDT (2 years ago)
You chose a multi-core processor platform for your next avionics system. Although this gives you a lot of potential benefits in terms of reduced costs, spares management and obsolescence, it also adds a layer of complexity in terms of safety certification.