WASHINGTON — October 10, 2022 AMETEK Abaco Systems today introduced its first graphics and video processing card – the GRA116S – based on the NVIDIA® Ampere™ GPGPU and aligned to the Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA™) Technical Standard.
Unveiled at the 2022 AUSA Annual Meeting and Exposition, the 3U VPX form factor card is built on the new NVIDIA Ampere 4500 general-purpose graphics processing unit (GPGPU). According to the manufacturer, the Ampere 4500 offers latest generation RT, tensor and CUDA cores, as well as PCIe Gen 4 and NVIDIA video codecs.
Delivering higher speeds and more bandwidth, the rugged, commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) card simplifies avionics, ground transportation, radar, and other installations and reduces integration risks. It features PCIe Gen 4 connections for much faster data transfer when compared to previous generations, reaching up to 16GT/s.
“The GRA116S shows our commitment to the DoD, the OpenGroup, and industry to deliver more technology aligned to the SOSA standard,” said Mike Underwood, Abaco division vice president / business unit manager. “It will give integrators and end users confidence Abaco has the solution they need and keep them at the forefront of technology without replacing existing hardware.”
About Abaco Systems
Abaco Systems is a global leader in commercial open architecture computing and rugged embedded electronics. With more than 30 years of experience in aerospace & defense, industrial, energy, medical, communications and other critical sectors, Abaco’s innovative solutions align with open standards to accelerate customer success.
Abaco Systems is a business unit of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with 2021 sales of more than $5.5 billion.
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