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In the initial development effort, Mercury and ITT will combine forces to implement and demonstrate the portability of the CANWAC (Constant Amplitude Network Waveform Adaptive Combiner) algorithm. Mercury will provide ITT with its Waveform-Ready(TM) processing platform and Component Portability Infrastructure(TM) (CPI(TM)) middleware. CPI simplifies programming and greatly improves code portability, interoperability, and performance in FPGA- and DSP-based heterogeneous processing environments, by providing well-defined waveform component APIs with a set of infrastructure building blocks that act as a hardware abstraction layer. The Mercury Waveform-Ready processing platform combines the latest processor, transceiver, and interconnect technologies with CPI to help customers rapidly meet the challenge of leveraging evolving standards and emerging technologies.
Mercury believes a common technology baseline can be deployed to cover a range of mission requirements. "Leveraging the advantages of an open architecture with a software-programmable environment will be critical to affordably and rapidly developing new applications, and inserting new technologies into deployed mission-critical systems," said Terry Ryan , Senior Vice President and General Manager of Mercury Federal Systems, Inc. "Together with ITT Electronic Systems, we will make this possible, as we have the necessary capabilities to develop open solutions that will enable new and emerging threats to be detected, countered, and tracked in a time-critical manner."
Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. - Where Challenges Drive Innovation
Mercury Computer Systems is the leading provider of computing systems and software for data-intensive applications that include image processing, signal processing, and visualization. With a strong commitment to innovation, our expertise in algorithm optimization, systems development, and silicon design is blended with software application knowledge and industry-standard technologies to solve unique computing challenges. We work closely with our customers to architect solutions that have a meaningful impact on everyday life: detecting aneurysms; designing safer, more fuel-efficient aircraft; identifying security threats; discovering oil; developing new drugs; and visualizing virtually every aspect of scientific investigation.
Mercury's comprehensive, purpose-built solutions capture, process, and present data for the world's largest medical imaging companies, 8 of the 10 top defense prime contractors, and other leading Fortune 500 and mid-market companies in semiconductor, energy, telecommunications, and other industries. Our dedication to performance excellence and collaborative innovation continues a 24-year history in enabling customers to stay at the forefront of the markets they serve.