Collins Brings Multicore Processing to Flight Control Computers

Perigon multicore
Perigon uses three dissimilar multicore processors for redundancy and safety.
Credit: Collins Aerospace
Multicore processors have driven substantial increases in computing power for commercial applications, but their use in aircraft—and particularly in safety-critical avionics such as flight control systems—presents significant challenges. To unlock the potential of that computing power for safety...
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