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IPv6: A Historical Perspective
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to the Internet, noting along the way that, with the benefit of hindsight, some things may well have turned out differently.

John begins by looking at some of the things that industry luminaries have said over the years – things that have become part of computing folklore, and that those individuals almost certainly wish they had never been reported as having said. He goes on to describe how the needs of two major stakeholders – the telecommunications industry on the one hand, and the computing industry on the other – were, eventually, reconciled.

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John Thomson

Hindsight is a Wonderful Thing
Anyone involved in communications – and, in this day and age, which military systems designer isn’t? – will be aware of the significance of IPv6, and its impact on the networks of the future. But how did we get to where we are today? John takes an entertaining and informative look at how the world has moved from telegraph and telex to the Internet, noting along the way that, with the benefit of hindsight, some things may well have turned out differently.


Applied Image Processing
Jamie Farmer
An Interview with Jamie Farmer
Jamie Farmer is managing director of GE Fanuc’s Applied Image Processing business. Here, he shares his thoughts on what’s going on in the market, the advanced technologies that are being deployed and that are under development, and GE Fanuc’s strategies to bring leading edge solutions to some of the world’s most demanding customers.
VPX Reference Guide
VPX Reference Guide
GE Fanuc is a leader in VPX technology, with a breadth of products and expertise unsurpassed in the industry. Want to know more about what VPX is and does? The recently-announced VPX Reference Guide goes into significant technical detail and includes numerous drawings and figures.
Customer Wins
GE Fanuc Announces
Significant Orders
In the past month or so, GE Fanuc has secured two important contract wins – from Turkish prime contractor Aselsan and from Airbus. You can find out about them by clicking below. Expect to read more about our successes in the coming months.
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Technical Needs & Challenges in Harbor Surveillance

Countering terrorist threats to harbors and coastal areas has created the need for a new range of high frequency sonar products, designed to detect and track specific surface and underwater targets such as divers, swimmers and water vehicles. This new white paper describes the latest approaches to acquiring and processing high frequency sonar signals and their advantages over traditional approaches.

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Upcoming Events, Seminars, Workshops

Where in the world is GE Fanuc? Just take a look you might be surprised to find that we will be in your neck of the woods in the very near future. Come find out what we’re up to at these upcoming events.
Date Event Location
May 21, 2009 Wind River Aerospace & Defense Regional Conference Manhattan Beach, CA
June 1-2, 2009 Avionics USA San Diego, CA
June 4, 2009 Wind River Aerospace & Defense Regional Conference Philadelphia, PA
June 17, 2009 Wind River Aerospace & Defense Regional Conference Arlington, VA

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