Collins Aerospace, one of the world’s leading suppliers of aviation components, has announced a new partnership with technology company Intel to use the latter’s processors in its Perigon flight control computers. The Perigon computers will use Intel’s Atom x6400E processor. The advanced semiconductors will help the Perigon reach elevated computing powers, which is will be required for future applications like autonomous flight.
President of Power & Controls for Collins Aerospace, Henry Brooks, said:
“Perigon connects decades of experience in flight control computing from Collins with industry-leading processing expertise from Intel. This powerful combination of cutting-edge technologies will provide customers with a unique, next-gen solution to enable new performance capacity in future commercial and defense platforms.”