by Larry Desjardin, Modular Methods LLC
The AXIe standard is clearly focused at the test and measurement market. But that doesn’t mean it can’t find applications outside of instrumentation. One of those may just be Mil/Aero (Military and Aerospace) embedded systems.
AXIe is based on AdvancedTCA®, a successful industrial computing architecture deployed widely in telecom networks. There has been a lot of discussion in ATCA groups about being able to address the Mil/Aero market with either ATCA or MicroTCA®, a smaller derivative. Indeed, ATCA is a natural fit for network elements within Mil/Aero networks, and there have been a few deployments.
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