Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing
Curtiss-Wright Controls Optimizes its Continuum Vector Signal Processing Subroutine Library for Intel(r) Processors with 256-bit AVX
Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing has announced an enhanced, updated version of its comprehensive DSP function library, Continuum Vector, that is optimized for use with Intel's new 2nd Generation Core i7 processors. Designed for use in aerospace and defense signal processing applications such as radar, sonar, and SIGINT, the Continuum Vector DSP function library provides a rich set of signal processing subroutine building blocks. It speeds the development of embedded signal processing systems and eases the migration of hundreds of legacy platforms based on AltiVec-based DSP libraries to new Intel processor based designs.
Curtiss-Wright Controls Launches Industry's First Fermi architecture NVIDIA(r) GPGPU 3U OpenVPX(tm) Engine
Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing (CWCEC) has announced its first 3U OpenVPX general purpose graphics processing unit (GPGPU)- multi-core engine, the VPX3-491 GPU Application Accelerator. The small form factor VPX3-491 features an NVIDIA(r) GPU based on the NVIDIA Fermi architecture with 240 CUDA(tm) cores. Integrated into subsystem, the VPX3-491 functions as a co-processor attached to a host Intel(r)-processor board and takes advantage of the new PCIe Expansion Plane definitions in the VITA 65 OpenVPX standard to provide off the shelf backplane support for high-speed interconnection between pairs of SBC/GPU. The combination of 2nd Generation Intel processors, gen2 PCI Express interconnect and 240 NVIDIA CUDA cores raises the performance bar for compact systems for demanding military digital signal processing (DSP) applications such as C4ISR, EO/IR, and SatCom.
Curtiss-Wright Controls Ships Highest Performance Processor/GPGPU Signal and Image Processing Boardset
Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing has announced the first deliveries of its new CHAMP-AV8 and VPX6-490 signal and image processor boards, the industry's highest density and highest performance fabric bandwidth VPX modules. The two modules, both designed to meet the most demanding SIGINT, COMINT and radar processing applications, together with CWCEC's FPGA engines and FMC I/O modules, deliver the industry's most comprehensive and highest performance single board computer (SBC) and GPGPU solutions for the most demanding HPEC applications.
Curtiss-Wright Controls Unveils New Family of Affordable, Highly Available, High Performance Subsystems for Military Ground Vehicles
Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing (CWCEC) has announced the availability of a new class of affordable highly available, high performance distributed computing subsystems designed specifically to meet the U.S. military's current goals for increasing the use of low-cost open standards-based COTS electronics in Military Ground Vehicles.
Curtiss-Wright Controls Announces New Conduction Cooled FPGA-Accelerated JPEG2000 Video Compression XMC Card
Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing has announced a new conduction cooled (CC) variant of its popular XMC-280 JPEG2000 video compression XMC mezzanine card. The new XMC-280 CC is an open standards-based module that speeds and simplifies the integration of high performance, visually lossless video compression into rugged military systems. The XMC-280 captures, compresses, decompresses and displays two channels of video at resolutions up to 1080p and 1920x1200. The XMC-280 CC is designed for demanding military applications, such as situational awareness, that require the distribution or recording, display and storage of mission-critical video.
Curtiss-Wright Controls Introduces New Family of 5-Slot 6U VME Rugged Multi-Platform Mission Computer Sub-Systems
Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing (CWCEC) has introduced a new 6U five-slot convection-cooled rugged 3/4 ATR-style subsystem, the MPMC-9655 Multi-Platform Mission Computer (MPMC). Developed by CWCEC's Embedded Systems group in High Wycombe, U.K., the MPMC-9655 can be configured with a 6U VPX, VME or VXS backplane, and features a power supply supporting MIL_STD-704A with 50ms hold-up. This high-performance, compact packaged COTS (PCOTS) subsystem is ideal for system designers that require a non-ITAR-restricted subsystem solution to speed and simplify the development and deployment of rugged embedded applications for the European and APAC markets.
Curtiss-Wright Controls Introduces New Family of 5-Slot 3U CompactPCI or OpenVPX(tm) Rugged Multi-Platform Mission Computer Sub-Systems
Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing (CWCEC) has introduced a new family of 5-slot natural convection-cooled rugged ½ ATR-style 3U CompactPCI and VPX systems. The MPMC-935x family of Multi-Platform Mission Computers, developed by CWCEC's Embedded Systems group in San Diego, CA, features a built-in power supply and payload modules from CWCEC's family of embedded computing boards. These modules include Intel(r) and Power Architecture(r) processor boards, Xilinx(r) FPGA processors, and a variety of I/O modules to meet any program requirements. Curtiss-Wright offers six standard MPMC-935x configurations that range from one (1) to five (5) processing nodes and offer I/O complements of serial ports, Gigabit Ethernet switching, graphics and more.
Curtiss-Wright Controls Introduces New Family of Cold-Plate Cooled 3U CompactPCI Rugged Multi-Platform Mission Computer Sub-Systems
Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing (CWCEC) has introduced a new family of compact, conduction-cooled rugged ½ ATR-style 3U CompactPCI systems. The ultra-compact MPMC-931x family of Multi-Platform Mission Computers, developed by CWCEC's Embedded Systems group in San Diego, CA, comes in five standard configurations. Each of these fully developed system configurations features an integrated 28VDC power supply and either a DCP-124P SBC Power Architecture(tm) 7448 single board computer (SBC) or a DCP-1201 Intel(r) Core(tm)2 Duo SBC. In addition, the MPMC-931x couples these processing capabilities with a variety of I/O modules to meet specific program requirements such as graphics, ARINC 429, MIL-STD-1553, Gigabit Ethernet Switching, and more.
Curtiss-Wright Controls' New Low-Power VME SBC Upgrades Earlier SBCs with 6x Performance and Similar Cost
Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing (CWCEC) has introduced the low-cost, ultra-rugged SVME/DMV-194, the newest addition to its industry leading family of cost-effective, low power VME single board computers (SBCs). The 6U VME64 SVME/DMV-194, based on a Freescale(tm) Power Architecture(tm) QorIQ P2020 processor with dual 1.2 GHz cores, delivers 6x the compute performance, at nearly the same cost, than was available from earlier VME designs, such as CWCEC's 179. This rugged air- or conduction-cooled SBC is ideal for upgrading existing SWaP-C constrained systems based on older PowerPC or Power Architecture processors.
Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing (CWCEC) has announced the availability of its new enhanced family of Skyquest(tm) rugged displays for use on airborne platforms. The new family of Dual LED Backlit Skyquest Displays, available in configurations from 10.4" to 20", provides a unique way of delivering Night Vision Goggle (NVG) filtering, and features LED illumination with wider color range, less heat dissipation and less light performance degradation than experienced with older cold cathode tube displays.