FPGA or GPU? - The evolution continues

A GE Intelligent Platforms perspective on embedded military electronic trends


By: Charlotte Adams, Contributing Editor, Military Embedded System

Military Embedded Systems, September 2014 Issue

The long-term trend in embedded military-signal and image-processing applications seems to be the adoption of the GPU as the primary processing engine, with the FPGA in a supporting role as the data pipe between the antenna and the GPU. Central processing units (CPUs) would play a management role, interpreting the results of the GPU and sending the “answer” to the user.