Open System Architecture


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Open System Architecture

(operating system)
(OSA) A competitor to IBM's SNA.
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Quickly developed, these processors were designed using Mercury's sensor open system architecture (SOSA)-compatible building blocks that feature the latest data center processing power and scalability required by next-generation radars.
Adoption of open system architecture by telecom & IT, manufacturing, retail, and healthcare verticals drives the market for the open system PBBAs.
Under the agreement, Hughes and other industry participants will conduct research studies to deliver a series of recommendations for modernizing the BFT system architecture to improve interoperability and resiliency, as part of an Open System Architecture (OSA) consortium working to achieve more flexible network tracking of friendly force locations.
"Thanks to its adaptive open system architecture, our new digital multi-channel control system will easily integrate in metal customers' existing conversion processes and automation concepts," says Maurizio Brancaleoni, global business development manager at Henkel's European Functional Coating Equipment Center in Funo di Argelato (Bologna), Italy.
"Pentek is working with other SOSA members and is committed to lending our experience in meeting open system architecture challenges."
Founded in 1975, eSOL is the premium partner of AUTOSAR (Automotive Open System Architecture), a consortium organized by automakers and suppliers that standardizes automotive software platforms.
Multiple defense acquisition initiatives provide guidelines for the use of open system architecture to make the development of systems more efficient and effective.
The automaker stated that the new open system architecture for in-car infotainment was launched in the Q8 sport concept, which will eventually allow the development of connectivity services to be greatly accelerated.
They detail a method to calculate the reliability of priority-driven, real-time components in terms of timing failures; a delayed-decision cycle detection method that can detect and prevent spoofing attacks; an AUTOSAR (Automotive Open System Architecture)-compliant automotive platform for meeting reliability and timing constraints; an eight-point process for determining the cause of failures with real-world cases in which the process was used; how accelerated testing technology (ART/ADT) can predict reliability and durability; how to achieve reliable sensor-fusion despite sensor system complexity and inconsistent reliability; and how to improve domain controller availability while maintaining functional safety in mixed criticality automotive safety systems.
Open System Architecture for Condition Based Maintenance (OSA-CBM) is a needed open standard which in particular addresses interoperability and enterprise systems integration of the IVHM applications [15, 16, 17].
GNOMAD is based on an open system architecture, using low profile antennae designs, in a reduced size, weight and power profile.

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