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VME obsolescence prompts thoughts of alternatives

In her regular column for Military Embedded Systems magazine, Charlotte Adams looks at the implications of a key VME component becoming obsolescent, and what the possible ways forward are for VME users. Read the whole article here .

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CUDA: An Introduction

CUDA – NVIDIA’s GPU architecture and programming API for harnessing the power of their massively parallel graphics processors – has been a de facto go-to for many performance-oriented developers since it was first released in 2006. In this article for RTC Magazine, GE's Dustin Franklin describes why that's the case. Read the full article here .

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Headed for Embedded

Embedded World, one of the industry's largest shows, took place in Nuremburg at the end of February. GE announced two significant COM Express products, including one - the rugged mCOM10-K1 - featuring NVIDIA GPU technology that delivers 326 GFLOPS of performance yet consumes 10 watts or less of power. NVIDIA blogger Jesse Clayton describes the show here .

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Critical Computing

In this article by Courtney Howard, executive editor of Military & Aerospace Electronics magazine, she talks to GE's Chris Lever who is General Manager, Embedded Systems at GE Intelligent Platforms. Read the full article here .

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GE Rugged: Opportunity beyond the Battlefield

Here’s a Q&A with the man charged with beating GE’s rugged high-rel swords into ploughshares targeting transportation, industrial, energy…and more mil/aero platforms. GE—famously intending to be #1 or #2 in all target businesses—sees great synergy in applying the experience and expertise it has developed in rugged hardware, software and services—what the company calls “GE Rugged”—in the mil/aero market and applying them much more broadly,...

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GE has an extensive range of HPEC solutions - such as the DSP281 multiprocessor - designed for the harsh, demanding environments that are typical of military deployments.
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GE to Help US Air Force Define High Performance Embedded Computing Architectures of the Future

HUNTSVILLE, AL.— MARCH 24, 2015—GE’s Intelligent Platforms business (NYSE: GE) today announced that it had been awarded a contract that will see the company undertaking a six month research program to help the United States Air Force define open architectures for future generations of radar processors onboard USAF platforms. The program will be carried out at GE’s HPEC Center of Excellence in Billerica, MA. The study involves the benchmarking...

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Rich Carpenter, Chief of Software Strategy
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The Industrial Internet: Big Machines, Big Data, Big Impact

In this episode of the future of work podcast, Forbes' Jacob Morgan speaks with Rich Carpenter who is the Chief of Strategy for GE's Intelligent Platforms division. Carpenter shares fascinating insight around how connected machines (usually very large machines) and devices are going to impact our economy, our jobs, and our future. He shares several examples and provides some great advice for business leaders and employees alike. Carpenter also...

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Astrobotic's moon lander features GE/NVIDIA GPU technology
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GE to Demonstrate at GTC how Rugged GPU-Enabled Embedded Computing can Enable Moon Landing, Exploration

HUNTSVILLE, AL.— March 17, 2015— At NVIDIA’s annual GTC – GPU Technology Conference (San Jose, March 17-20) - GE’s Intelligent Platforms business will be delivering a compelling demonstration of how combining NVIDIA’s expertise in GPU technology and GE’s expertise in rugged embedded computing solutions will allow high performance computing in the most challenging, inhospitable environments – onboard a spacecraft, and on the surface of the moon...

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The RAR-XMC ARINC 429 High Density XMC Interface from GE Intelligent Platforms
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GE Broadens Range of Cost-Effective, High Performance Avionics Solutions with XMC for ARINC 429

HUNTSVILLE, AL.— MARCH 10, 2015— GE’s Intelligent Platforms business (NYSE: GE) today announced the RAR-XMC ARINC 429 High Density XMC Interface for deployment on many single board computers. Available in a range of configurations to match customer needs, the RAR-XMC extends still further the breadth and depth of GE’s cost-effective, high performance avionics offering with complete, integrated databus functionality for ARINC 429 and related...

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GE Argues for Ethernet Backbone

Just when you think everything new in the industry is really just a series of upgrades, manufacturers surprise you with some serious innovations. But given the ever-escalating complexity of manufacturing systems, the exponential growth of connections among devices and workers that is the Internet of Things (IoT), and the persistent threat from cybersecurity and safety realms, innovation is exactly what is needed. GE is talking about an...

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Rich Carpenter, GE at the ARC Forum 2015
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Industrial Internet Journey Begins with Asset Management

Whether you call it the Internet of Things, Industry 4.0, or the Industrial Internet, it’s all about connecting machines, processes and people wherever they may be. As one of the principal protagonists of Industrial Internet, GE has been very vocal about how this initiative will transform industry. Speaking with Rich Carpenter, GE’s chief technology strategist, while attending the ARC Forum earlier this month, he stressed that the Industrial...

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New COM Express Module from GE Brings New Levels of Performance to Applications Constrained by Power Consumption and Size

HUNTSVILLE, AL.— FEBRUARY 24, 2015— GE’s Intelligent Platforms business (NYSE: GE) today announced at Embedded World (Nuremberg, Germany – 24-26 February) the mCOM10K1 Type 10 Mini COM Express Module. Based on the NVIDIA® Tegra® K1 system-on-chip (SOC) - enabling it to deliver 326 GFLOPS of performance, well beyond the performance typically associated with Mini COM Express - it is ideal for applications where very high performance in data-...

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GE Intelligent Platforms fully rugged bCOM6-L1700 Type 6 COM Express Module
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New Module from GE Brings Benefits of COM Express Architecture to Harsh Environments

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA.— FEBRUARY 24, 2015—GE’s Intelligent Platforms business (NYSE: GE) today announced at Embedded World (Nuremberg, Germany – 24-26 February) the fully rugged bCOM6-L1700 Type 6 COM Express Module. Differentiated from ‘commodity’ COM Express modules by its high performance, extreme durability and low lifetime cost of ownership, it features the latest R-Series System-on-Chip (SoC) from AMD, providing it with not only superior...

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GE has won an order valued at ~$100m to equip the the British Army’s SCOUT Specialist Vehicle (SV) platforms
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GE Intelligent Platforms Secures ~$100 Million Order from General Dynamics UK for British Army SCOUT SV Program

HUNTSVILLE, AL and TOWCESTER, ENGLAND.— FEBRUARY 3, 2015—GE’s Intelligent Platforms business (NYSE: GE) has announced that it has secured orders from General Dynamics UK valued at £64 million (~$100 million) to provide a range of embedded computing subsystems that will be deployed onboard the British Army’s SCOUT Specialist Vehicle (SV) platforms. The scalable, open architecture subsystems – which include Ethernet switches, gateway processors,...

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Prequalified system-level COTS takes the load

With military budgets under fire and program schedules increasingly pinched, design managers are focusing more than ever on cost. Gone are the days of gold-plated programs entailing high risk of cost overruns and schedule breaches. Suppliers are on the hot seat to deliver systems within tight cost and time constraints. READ MORE...

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