SAN DIEGO - Engineers at Arizona Digital in Scottsdale, Ariz., and General Micro ystems in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., demonstrated VMEbus technology that delivers more than ten times the performance of existing VMEbus systems during the Bus & Boards conference last month.
BURNABY, British Columbia - Engineers at Spectrum Signal Processing have developed a new digital signal processing (DSP) architecture for their signals intelligence products, based on the Texas Instruments TMS320C6202/C6203- DSP chips.
When engineers at the Baltimore-based Second Order Systems Group needed to upgrade the radars on the U.S. Navy's fleet of P-3C Orion anti-submarine warfare aircraft, they were operating under a tight deadline and had to have the embedded computers immediately.
Systems designers at Northwest Airlines needed a display system for their Airport Surface Management System at the Detroit airport. They found their solution in the active-matrix liquid crystal displays from Image Systems Corp. of Minnetonka, Minn.
WASHINGTON - Stan Levine, acting director of the U.S. Army Digitization Office in the Pentagon will deliver the keynote address April 17 to COTScon East 2000, the third annual conference and exhibition dedicated to electronic systems design with commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) components and software, at the Renaissance Washington D.C. Hotel in Washington, D.C.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Engineers at Rockwell Collins of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, are offering a wireless data communications tool that enables personal computers and other data-input devices to exchange text and pictures at fast data rates over HF radio links.
WASHINGTON - Defense contractors and their suppliers can breathe a little easier about the availability of money for their hardware programs with the Defense Department's $60 billion request for the critical procurement category of the $291.1 billion DOD budget request.
LAS VEGAS - Although helicopter use is forecast to continue increasing through the first decade of the new millennium, operators also are expected to keep each aircraft in service longer than in years past, creating an overall relatively flat market, according to industry prognosticators.
CHELMSFORD, Mass. - Engineers at Signal Processing Systems (SPS) in San Diego are using Mercury Computer Systems multicomputers originally used for medical imaging for a sonar system on Swedish navy submarines.
TEMPE, Ariz. - Leaders of Lansdale Semiconductor Inc., an aftermarket integrated circuit manufacturer in Tempe, Ariz., sold their 1985-vintage 10,000-square-foot wafer fab to semiconductor startup Primarion Inc. on Feb. 3. Terms of the sale were not disclosed.
WASHINGTON- The big news at NASA is the space agency's reversal of its budget declines of the past seven years. The Clinton Administration's request for NASA is $14.1 billion for fiscal year 2001, which begins Oct. 1. That's up $435 million from this year's spending level of $13.6 billion.
Today's attack submarine crew must pursue more than enemy submarines; an ever-widening set of responsibilities are pushing submarine designers to upgrade as quickly as possible with COTS, as well as to find innovative new technologies on the commercial market
Military and aerospace electronic applications still lack a coherently standard approach to microprocessors, despite a long and frustrating history of attempts to settle on just a handful of computer components
Leveraging the power of server-class processors is no longer relegated to the confines of data centers. Through several innovations, Mercury Systems has ruggedized Intel’s server-class chips for deployment. ...
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According to presenters from Kontron and Gedae Inc., there’s were a way to cut that time in half – or more – and produce a sensor-processing prototype in six to nine months, rather than a year and a ha...