Editor's note: GE Intelligent Platforms changed its name to Abaco Systems on 23 Nov. 2015 as a result of the company's acquisition last September by New York-based private equity firm Veritas Capital.
THE MIL & AERO VIDEO BLOG, 20 Oct. 2014. What can happen when systems designers apply digital high-end gaming technology military embedded computing? The answer is a lot, as technologies such as general-purpose graphics processors (GPGPUs) -- designed originally for gamers -- yield space- and power-efficient parallel processing capability.
Military & Aerospace Electronics Chief Editor John Keller talked with Dustin Franklin of GE Intelligent Platforms last week at the Association of the U.S. Army conference and trade show in Washington.
Franklin discusses what happens when the high-end technology developed by the video game industry is applied to defense embedded systems applications. Hint -- the devices get very small.