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Charged with finding cost-effective integration for multicore platforms, the European Union’s (EU) Artemis EMC2 project finished at the end of May this year. A further initiative with CERN could mean the spirit of co-operation and the principles of open hardware herald an

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Model 911 | PCI/104-Express 4-Channel Frame Grabber with Audio Capture

When users want to create embedded video or imaging applications, they find that PC/104 boards and systems are the right choice for their designs, and plenty of products are still being introduced that meet this venerable and proven specification. The

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Consortium introduces new logo design in celebration of benchmark anniversary February 24, 2017, Sacramento, CA – The PC/104 Consortium will be celebrating our 25th anniversary at Embedded World 2017 from March 14 – 16 in Nuremberg, Germany. Visit us in

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The longevity and wide use of the PC/104 form factor has been largely a result of its ability to adapt to advances in technology while retaining backward compatibility to earlier modules. The advent of the OneBank® connector is an adaptation for board space and cost that fits in smoothly with existing systems.

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The PC/104 Consortium™ has announced the latest revision of the PCI/104-Express & PCIe/104 Specification, Revision 3.0, that provides an additional option called “OneBank®”. The PCIe/104 OneBank® utilizes a smaller, lower-cost bus connector which is compatible to the full size PCIe/104

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Whether it is a small form factor (SFF) computing product or a GPS module, a radio or a handheld display – or even an unmanned vehicle such as the Throwbot XT from Recon Robotics, which can be held and tossed one-handed – everything is getting smaller. This situation is especially true in military embedded-computing applications, where designers of radar, sonar, and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) equipment all want more signal-processing capability in the same footprint or smaller. This demand in turn puts pressure on designers of these devices to come up with new SFFs that can manage the thermal levels generated by modern processors in cramped quarters.

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When choosing a Board Support Package (BSP) for PC/104 products, it is essential to pick the right one out of the gate to ensure that the development process starts efficiently, and to prevent major obsolescence and costly expenses in the

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In this case study consideration is given to high-accuracy locomotive location detection systems with the help of GLONASS/GPS. The system can be used both in mainline railroad transport and industrial railroad transport enterprises that have their own fleets of locomotives and track infrastructure.

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