open-system architecture

open-system architecture

[′ō·pən ¦sis·təm ′är·kə‚tek·chər]
(computer science)
The structure of a computer network that allows different types of computers and peripheral devices from different manufacturers to be connected together.
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As an integral part of the Navy's plans for implementing open-system architecture for the network-centric tactical warfare environment, these systems support rapid data exchange between cooperative forces and are key components in the Navy's fleet modernization initiatives.
As an integral part of the Navy's plans for implementing open-system architecture for the network-centric tactical warfare environment, our systems support rapid data exchange between cooperative forces and are the cornerstones in the Navy's fleet modernization initiatives.
EBI's open-system architecture will also enable integration with MIA's Airport Operation Information System (AOIS), its centralized airport operations database.
We chose INTEGRITY-178B from Green Hills as our first choice of RTOS for MOSArt because we strongly believe that this is the best product on the market for building ARINC 653-based modular open-system architecture avionics subsystems," said Jean-Christophe Monfret, research and development software manager, BarcoView -- Avionics.
Once awarded the contract, the team kept their approach to acquisitions, using commercial off-the-shelf technologies and open-system architecture designs.
The Turkey 737 AEW&C airborne system contains a mission computing subsystem featuring a flexible, open-system architecture, and includes a Turkish-built electronic support measures subsystem and an extensive communications suite.
With its open-system architecture and close alliances with the networking industry's leaders in IP delivery systems and Gigabit Ethernet technology, SeaChange is poised to quickly capture advanced developments to lend extraordinary benefits to their customers.
The USX1000 open-system architecture allows easy integration with key partner products and services.
Based on PXI(TM)/CompactPCI standards and GenRad's patented 3-D switching technology, the PXIscan open-system architecture provides integrated functional test and measurement switching capabilities for digital, analog and mixed-signal test requirements.
Brown, president and chief operating officer of Litton, stated: ``The Litton system selected by the Air Force utilizes an open-system architecture as well as a significant degree of commercial off-the-shelf technology.
The WebTV open-system architecture and new HP image-enhancement technology will optimize printing from the Internet on a new printer platform, the television.