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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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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 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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GE Intelligent Platforms DAQMAG2A Rugged Display Computer
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New Rugged High Performance Display Computer from GE Minimizes Cost, Risk and Time-to-Market

HUNTSVILLE, AL.— JANUARY 20, 2015—GE’s Intelligent Platforms business (NYSE: GE) today announced the high performance DAQMAG2A Rugged Display Computer. Designed to minimize cost, risk and time-to-market for prime contractors, systems integrators and OEMs developing sophisticated video capture, processing and transmission applications with multiple inputs and outputs, it is qualified to the DO-160G Environmental Conditions and Test Procedures for...

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New Rugged High Performance Display Computer from GE Minimizes Cost, Risk and Time-to-Market

HUNTSVILLE, AL.— JANUARY 20, 2015—GE’s Intelligent Platforms business (NYSE: GE) today announced the high performance DAQMAG2A Rugged Display Computer. Designed to minimize cost, risk and time-to-market for prime contractors, systems integrators and OEMs developing sophisticated video capture, processing and transmission applications with multiple inputs and outputs, it is qualified to the DO-160G Environmental Conditions and Test Procedures for...

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Frost & Sullivan Award
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Frost & Sullivan Applauds GE’s Contribution toward Enabling the Vision of Smart Factories by Developing Real-Time Operational Intelligence for Plant Floor Processes

GE provides value-added workshops and training to help customers realize the potential of the company’s revolutionary automation software solutions MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — December 17, 2014 — Based on its recent analysis of the human machine interface market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes GE’s Intelligent Platforms business with the 2014 Global Frost & Sullivan Company of the Year Award. GE’s foresight in using real-time operational...

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Using VITA 75 and standards-based modular design to address SWaP-C challenges

By: David Pepper, Product Manager/Technologist, GE Intelligent Platform Military Embedded Systems, December 2014 Issue As the world's armed forces look to deploy computing capability and unmanned vehicles ever closer to the battlefield edge, size, weight, and power (SWaP) are at a premium. The use of modular building blocks such as COM Express (PICMG COM.0) and/or XMC (VITA 42) – and, for packaging, the rugged small form factor (VITA 75) –...

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Digital Image Processing
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Digital Image Processing

By: Charlotte Adams, Contributing Editor, Military Embedded System Military Embedded Systems, November 2014 Issue High-definition (HD) digital electro-optic and infrared sensors are shoveling ever-more data into the battle space. How can soldiers get that information quickly enough to act on it in a timely manner? Intel data traditionally has been the preserve of the higher echelons, while trickle-down information has been the lot of the...

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Using COTS Software to Reduce HPEC Complexity

EE Catalog, Military & Aerospace - November 2014 By: Chris A. Ciufo, Editor-in-Chief, Embedded; Extension Media Coding for multi-processing HPEC sounds hard, but there are ways to save time and lower risk with slick COTS tools. High-performance embedded computing (HPEC)—the kind that shrinks a super computer into an OpenVPX-sized rugged ATR box—solves the complex problems that power AESA radars, identify buried IEDs from 200 miles up, or...

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GE Provides Customers with New Levels of Performance with Launch of New Single Board Computer
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GE Provides Customers with New Levels of Performance with Launch of New Single Board Computer

HUNTSVILLE, AL.—NOVEMBER 25, 2014—GE’s Intelligent Platforms business (NYSE: GE) today announced the SBC314 rugged 3U OpenVPX single board computer. It offers a choice of multicore processor options to enable an optimum performance per watt solution to be deployed in applications such as mission computing and ISR (intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance). The SBC314 is available with Freescale™’s Power...

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Brilliant Manufacturing
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GE Drives Brilliant Factory Concept Home

GE's Intelligent Platforms business has not made a secret of the fact that probably its biggest customer is GE itself. But that’s not to say that it doesn’t have its share of customers outside its own corporate structure, or that the arrangement makes business easygoing. What it means is that Intelligent Platforms' development team has been spurred on my having one of the biggest, most demanding OEMs out there be really tough on them and really...

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