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GMS prepares for US Army future digital requirements

8th December 2018 - 11:40 GMT | by Gerrard Cowan in Belfast

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General Micro Systems (GMS) is looking to future US Army server and display requirements, with the company researching artificial intelligence (AI), video enhancements, and other upgrades for the customer’s systems. 

GMS won an $88 million army contract in late 2017 to provide rugged server and display systems that run the multifunction video display (MVD) software used on medium mine protected vehicles (MMPV) Type II (Pictured).

This deal sees GMS provide the army with dense, ultra-rugged servers that use the same Intel Xeon E5 processors that Apple includes in its ‘Pro’ line of products. The US Army developed the MVD software.

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Gerrard Cowan is an author having recently published his world-renowned book 'The Machinery'. He …

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