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Avionics sensor simulation and prototype design workstation using COTS reconfigurable computing technology
Author(s): James Falasco
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Paper Abstract

This paper reviews hardware and software solutions that allow for rapid prototyping of new or modified embedded avionics sensor designs, mission payloads and functional sub assemblies. We define reconfigurable computing in the context of being able to place various PMC modules depending upon mission scenarios onto a base SBC (Single Board Computer). This SBC could be either a distributed or shared memory architecture concept and have either two or four PPC7447 A/7448 processor clusters. In certain scenarios, various combinations of boards could be combined in order to provide a heterogeneous computing environment.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 May 2007
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 6561, Unmanned Systems Technology IX, 656124 (2 May 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.706525
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James Falasco, GE Fanuc Embedded Systems (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6561:
Unmanned Systems Technology IX
Grant R. Gerhart; Douglas W. Gage; Charles M. Shoemaker, Editor(s)

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