PLYMOUTH, Minn. — Microelectronics scientists at two U.S. semiconductor companies are perfecting an application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) for high-speed data communications that is able to move photons and electrons over the same substrate.
WASHINGTON - Pentagon leaders took another step toward switching on their Global Information Grid when they awarded competing contracts to Lockheed Martin and Boeing for the Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS).
WASHINGTON — Officials at Xilinx in San Jose, Calif., and Sandia National Labs in Albuquerque, N.M., have developed what they claim to be the industry's first stand-alone triple-module-redundancy (TMR) software tool for programmable devices for space.
WARREN, Mich. — U.S. Army leaders are using a technology standards organization called the Weapon System Technical Architecture Working Group (WSTAWG) to help ensure that its future vehicular electronics (vetronics) systems are interoperable and fit into the concept of "net-centric warfare."
The electronic and optoelectronic technologies of the future battlefield will help manned and unmanned vehicles interact with commanders and foot soldiers over global and theater-level radio and telecommunications networks to provide unprecedented situational awareness and maneuver capability to U.S. and allied ground troops. By John Keller
Liquid-crystal displays still dominate military and aerospace applications, and big improvements are on the horizon for this technology. Yet new technologies over the next several years are set to introduce flexible, conformal displays that could be part of clothing or rolled up like a scroll.
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...