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GE’s MAGIC1 Rugged Display Computer Chosen by Agusta Westland to Enable Safer Search and Rescue Helicopter Missions

HUNTSVILLE, AL.—APRIL 1, 2014—GE Intelligent Platforms (NYSE: GE) today announced that it had received orders from Agusta Westland of Italy for GE’s MAGIC1 Rugged Display Computer. The MAGIC1 will be part of Agusta Westland’s OPLS (Obstacle Proximity LIDAR system) which the company will offer on helicopters destined for search and rescue (SAR) deployment. Helicopters operating in SAR operations are often required to fly...

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VME and OpenVPX Stake Out Territory along the Continuum of Choices

COTS Journal - March 2014 Issue By: Michael Stern, Product Manager, GE Intelligent Platforms As OpenVPX strengthens its grip on new program designs, VME's legacy continues to hold a key position as a means for smooth technology upgrades of legacy systems. READ FULL ARTICLE

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GE Intelligent Platforms to Develop Solutions on NVIDIA Tegra K1 Processor

GE Intelligent Platforms is to develop and manufacture rugged high performance embedded computing (HPEC) and graphics solutions based on the NVIDIA Tegra K1 mobile processor. GE will be NVIDIA’s preferred provider of the new technology to serve applications in harsh environments, most notably to customers in the military/aerospace market. This is because the mobile processor features reductions in heat dissipation and weight. On Windows

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GE Brings Supercomputing Performance to Harsh Environments

HUNTSVILLE, AL—MARCH 26, 2014—GE Intelligent Platforms today announced the CRS 48.5 High Performance Embedded Computing (HPEC) Rugged Subsystem. A complete, integrated, pre-tested, ready-to-run subsystem enabling faster development/deployment at lower cost and risk, it uses the most advanced VITA 48.5 compliant air-flow through-cooling to allow the integration of up to eight quad core Intel® Core™ i7 processing nodes. This...

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GE Works with NVIDIA on Tegra K1-based, High Performance Embedded Computing Solution

SAN JOSE, CA.—GTC —MARCH 25, 2014—GE Intelligent Platforms (NYSE: GE) today announced at NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference (GTC) that it has signed an agreement with NVIDIA to bring products based on the NVIDIA® Tegra® K1 mobile processor to the embedded computing market. GE Intelligent Platforms will develop and manufacture rugged high performance embedded computing (HPEC) and graphics solutions based on Tegra...

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Future cooling concepts for HPEC programs

By: Charlotte Adams, Contributing Editor, Military Embedded Systems Military Embedded Systems - March 2014 Issue In High Performance Embedded Computing (HPEC) data centers, more powerful processors - with their greater heat output - are routinely accommodated by simply turning the air conditioning up a notch. However, high performance computing has now moved out of a data center and into the embedded world where cooling is not such a simple...

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HMIs as Troubleshooting Tools

Imagine using video as a diagnostic tool to troubleshoot one of your assembly lines. Here’s how it would work: A vision system would begin recording whenever an error occurs or a production process approaches a control limit. This scenario is not some far-off possibility. Manufacturers are already using it. Automation World...

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Statoil Selects GE Solution for Upstream Software and Services

GE Intelligent Platforms announces that Statoil has chosen GE’s Proficy® SmartSignal predictive-diagnostic software and services from GE’s Industrial Performance & Reliability Centre (Industrial-PRC) to improve the uptime and increase the reliability of heavy rotating equipment such as gas turbines, generators and compressors. Energy Global...

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Statoil Selects GE's Predictive-Diagnostic Software for Offshore Fleet

Norwegian oil and gas operator Statoil has chosen GE's Proficy SmartSignal predictive-diagnostic software and services in a bid to improve the uptime and reliability of heavy rotating equipment such as gas turbines, generators and compressors. Offshore Technology

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Software Enables Faster, More Cost-Effective Development of Sophisticated Multiprocessor HPEC Applications

HUNTSVILLE, AL.—FEBRUARY 18, 2014—GE Intelligent Platforms today announced an upgrade to its AXIS – Advanced Multiprocessor Integrated Software development environment. AXIS 6.0 provides support for the latest fourth generation Intel® Core™ i7 (“Haswell”) processors as well as for the most recent multicore processors from Freescale™ and NVIDIA®. AXISPro also now supports Open MPI, providing...

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Manufacturing Software Optimizes Quality and Responsiveness

Largest operator on the Norwegian continental shelf embraces predictive analytics for condition monitoring of heavy rotating equipment; comprehensive solution provides early warning of impending failure, and deep insight into overall equipment health. Automation World

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Control Convergence to Enhance Customer Value

Bernie Anger, general manager, Control & Communication Systems at GE Intelligent Platforms, explains the rationale behind the company’s recent announcement relating to the consolidation of its control platforms to enable the Industrial Internet. Control Engineering Europe...

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Statoil increases equipment reliability with GE’s software

Statoil embraces predictive analytics for condition monitoring of heavy rotating equipment. Comprehensive solution provides early warning of impending failure, and deep insight into overall equipment health. Offshore Energy Today

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Statoil Chooses Proficy® SmartSignal for Improved Uptime, Reliability and Equipment Insight

Largest operator on the Norwegian continental shelf embraces predictive analytics for condition monitoring of heavy rotating equipment Comprehensive solution provides early warning of impending failure, and deep insight into overall equipment health CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA — FEBRUARY 18, 2014 —GE Intelligent Platforms (NYSE: GE) announces that Statoil has chosen GE’s Proficy® SmartSignal predictive-diagnostic software and services from GE’s...

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GE Updates Manufacturing App Portfolio; Don Busiek Comments

General Electric's intelligent platforms business has unveiled enhancements to its suite of software applications for managing plant operations. Executive Biz

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