Latest Stories

Application Briefs
Electronics & Computers

Helicopter Cabin Computer

Abaco’s hardware platforms will be deployed at the heart of a new helicopter cabin computer.

Articles
Manufacturing & Prototyping

How Augmented Reality Can Modernize Aerospace And Defense Manufacturing

Businesses are using AR to overhaul processes, drive efficiencies, reduce manufacturing errors, and improve their bottom line.

Application Briefs
Aerospace

Video Graphics Modules

WOLF Advanced Technology
Stouffville, Ontario, Canada
905-852-1163
https://wolfadvancedtechnology.com

WOLF Advanced Technology (“WOLF”) recently announced that NASA has chosen two WOLF video...

Application Briefs
Imaging

Rugged Server and Display System

General Micro Systems
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
(800) 307-4863
www.gms4sbc.com

General Micro Systems Inc. (GMS) recently announced that the U.S. Army will exclusively deploy powerful rugged server...

Application Briefs
Defense

Rugged Smart Displays

General Micro Systems, Inc.
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
800-307-4863

General Micro Systems, Inc.'s SD19 rugged smart display is being deployed for use in modernizing select U.S. Navy ships. This smart, all-in-one...

Application Briefs
Defense

Night Vision Displays

Daisy Data Displays
York Haven, PA
717-932-9999
www.makeitdaisy.com

United States Coast Guard officials required night-vision goggle compatibility for the flat panel display systems used in the...

Articles
Aerospace

Clamoring for More Entertainment

Consumer expectations for information and entertainment are creating big challenges for airlines that need to provide Internet access while providing inflight services that mirror what’s available in the...

Articles
Aerospace

Touch and Go

Since the digital revolution changed forever the pilot’s working environment, innovators and suppliers of cockpit systems have strived to provide a continuous stream of new developments and products that offer increasingly...

Articles
Test & Measurement

Synthetic Vision Guidance Systems Giving 2D data a 3D perspective

Synthetic Vision (SV) displays replace the pilot’s traditional 2D primary flight display (PFD) with a 3D perspective view display. The 3D SV perspective display is rendered...

Application Briefs
Information Technology

Integrated Underwater Security System

ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK
Winfrith Newburgh, Dorchester, UK
+44-1305-212400
www.uk.atlas-elektronik.com SIGNALIS SAS
Bezons, France
+33-1-39-96-44-44
www.signalis.com...

Articles
Defense

Business Jets Bounce Back

The business jet market has a resilience all its own. While defense spending has sharply declined, the commercial sector is over-flowing with multi-thousand order backlogs. But if business jet orders can tail off...

Articles
Aerospace

Avionics Heat Up, in a Good Way

The common feature shared by recent aviation platforms is the high level of systems integration, and the way in which information is displayed or made accessible, allowing previously unimaginable levels of...

Briefs
Unmanned Systems

Queuing Model for Supervisory Control of Unmanned Autonomous Vehicles

One critical aspect in developing a quantitative model of unmanned autonomous vehicle (UAV) operator and system performance has been to adopt a task-centric approach to...

Briefs
Physical Sciences

Localization of Head-Mounted Vibrotactile Transducers

T he human sensory systems most frequently used in military displays (vision and audition) are sometimes overloaded. When soldiers rely on visual or auditory displays, their situation...

Application Briefs
Defense

F-16 Full Mission Trainers

L-3 Communications announced that its Link Simulation & Training (L-3 Link) division has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Wright- Patterson Air Force Base near...

Articles
Aerospace

Pursuing Agile Signals in a Crowded Spectral Environment

For the capable RF engineer, continuous- wave (CW) and predictably repeating signals are no great challenge. However, design and troubleshooting become difficult when dealing with...

Articles
Aerospace

From the Lab to the Frontlines Flexible Displays Get Real

In her opening remarks at the AUSA 2012 on October 23, 2012, Heidi Shyu, assistant secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics and technology talked about a process she called...

Application Briefs
Electronics & Computers

Embedded Graphics Processor

Rockwell Collins (Cedar Rapids, IA), a designer of communications and avionics systems for the aerospace and defense industries, has selected the AMD Radeon™ E2400 embedded graphics processor for inclusion in...

Application Briefs
Defense

Computer RTOS

Software Controls Vehicle’s Mission-Critical Computers

General Dynamics UK recently specified Green Hills Software’s INTEGRITY® real-time operating system (RTOS) as the operating system software for all of the...

Articles
Electronics & Computers

Graphics Performance vs. Power Consumption in Embedded Systems Design

The rapid evolution of technology has given embedded developers more options than ever before in designing embedded graphics systems. The consumer electronics market, most...

Briefs
Electronics & Computers

Open Network Architecture for Army Vehicle Electronics

Army vehicle electronics networking is complex and challenging due to vendor-specific devices and interfaces. Military vehicles require 100% network uptime and security. The network must reduce vehicle clutter, focus on saving soldiers’ lives, and provide minimum latency. Battle...

Application Briefs
Defense

Projectors Enhance US Army Flight Simulations

The US Army Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center (AMRDEC), the Army’s focal point for aviation and missile platform research, has replaced its aging projectors with...

Briefs
Photonics/Optics

Photorefractive Polymers for Updatable 3D Displays

Photorefractive (PR) polymer composites developed for 3D display applications contain a copolymer as the hole-transporting host matrix. The copolymer approach is followed to reduce the phase...

Articles
Imaging

GigE Vision and Video Transmission in Military Vehicles

Video plays a crucial role in defense and security, and video streams are now used in armored vehicles for target acquisition, Local Situation Awareness, and other military...

Articles
Imaging

Data-Based Paradigm for Rapid Development of Advanced Avionics Displays

The database concepts, tools, and runtime software described in this article provide a methodology for creating advanced avionics human-machine interfaces (HMIs), such...

Briefs
Electronics & Computers

Interactive DataWall

The Interactive DataWall (IDW) is a computer-driven, high-definition display, large enough to be visible simultaneously to multiple observers, that presents information from multiple sources and exploits advanced...

Briefs
Information Technology

Intelligence Fusion System Tracks Mobile Targets

Current intelligence fusion systems are not accurately and quickly performing the intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) fusion necessary for tracking moving targets that use...

Briefs
Electronics & Computers

Weapon Data Link Demonstration

One of the US Air Force's goals is to reduce the time needed to strike time-sensitive targets, thus minimizing the adversary's perceived mobility advantage and leaving concealment as that enemy's primary...