Don Dingee, Contributing Editor, OpenSystems Media
Having roamed the halls at CES and Bus&Board and reflecting on the announcements over the last few weeks since, I’m seeing three unmistakable trends taking shape that will drive the next phase of the VME industry: cooling, processing, and what I’ll call apexing.
Previous Bus&Board events were abuzz over which serial interconnect would win. News from this week’s event: the shooting war between interconnects has ended, and the three left standing have declared peace.
With the buildup toward a possible conflict in the Middle East and the continued concerns about homeland security, one of the key technologies to be deployed will be unmanned vehicles. Deployed on land and in the air, these unmanned vehicles will be us...