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What is Edge AI Enabling in Industrial Computing Applications?

Similar to how cloud computing evolved over the last decade to the de facto way of storing and managing data, Edge AI is taking off. Edge AI is one of the most notable trends in artificial intelligence, as it allows people to run AI processes without having to be concerned about security or slowdowns due to data transmission. And its impact is notable in industrial embedded computing, since it allows platforms to react quickly to inputs without access to the cloud. We asked some Edge AI partners: If analytics can be performed in the cloud, what is the benefit of an Edge AI approach, especially as it’s related to industrial embedded computing?

Membership in the NVIDIA® Partner Network

We are taking AI Computing to the next level! Find out how our membership in the NVIDIA® Partner Network complements the designs of our rugged computing systems to deliver enhanced deployable systems specifically designed to operate in harsh environments.

Partners Corner: A Fresh Look at CompactPCI Serial

CompactPCI Serial has enjoyed notable success in rugged embedded industries thanks to its modularity, scalability and cost efficiencies. It’s a modular, open standard that has great application opportunities in applications where it can withstand most tough environmental requirements. After all, it’s widely used in the railway and transportation industry. For this blog, we asked a few CompactPCI Serial community members this question: What are some aspects that engineers should know about when evaluating CompactPCI Serial as a potential system architecture?

PCIe vs. Ethernet: is it really a this-or-that choice?

A recent discussion about what was known as the "Fabric Wards" led to a conversation about the merits of PCIe and Ethernet, especially in applications using open standards form factors such as VPX, SOSA and CompactPCI Serial.

Nimble Design Principles Are Shaping Custom Case Selection

Designing the right case for a specific application can be very challenging. As technology companies move to a more nimble design and development process, there’s an increasing need for cost-effective standard products that can still offer elements of customization. By starting with a diverse standard product offering, designers can work through their thought process to formulate an idea, and then tailor that concept to their specific desires and needs.

Signal Integrity is Critical in High-Density Backplane Designs

As more performance is increasingly required of backplanes, while maintaining reliability, the more critical the design.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Powers a New Era of Intelligent Embedded Computing

AI-based computing is enabling multiple levels of insights and safety advancements across all industries. Considerations for harnessing that computing power and applying it to applications that live in harsh and rugged environments are the topic of this blog.

You heard that right! The MR50 and Sound Techniques cool sound system

There was never any doubt whose switches Sound Techniques would use on their sound board.

Forty Years On - Can VME Still Compete?

VME is celebrating forty years since its inception and still boasts a substantial installation base

How AI is Applied in Embedded Computing Systems Designs Aligned to SOSA

Taking certain design principles into account will enable meeting system requirements.

How to Design an Electronics Cabinet for Harsh Environments

Six important questions every system designer should ask when selecting a cabinet to house their electronics equipment.

Tactile Function and Smooth Operation Are Key to Reliable Industrial Knobs & Switches

What good is the knob or switch on a “control panel” if the components fail to “control”?

Thomas Hermann Reflects on First Year as Elma CEO

One Year Into the Pandemic and as the Elma Group’s CEO

OpenVPX Helps Build Interoperable Military Systems

The objectives of MOSA—to improve system capabilities, compatibility, and cost—are predicated on a tight collaboration between government and industry.

OpenVPX Establishes Permanent Earth-to-ISS Communications

An ATR has particular resistance to high levels of shock and vibration, and therefore does not bend as much as other enclosures, making it an ideal choice to serve up in the International Space Station.

How Chassis Management Improves OpenVPX System Development

Chassis Managers have three primary functions to help keep systems healthy, manage system power, and ensure proper cooling.

Take the Guesswork Out of Cabinet Configuration

Making informed decisions about your cabinet design doesn’t need to be frustrating.

How Connectivity is Changing in the Face of SOSA

Ethernet has become the primary network technology specified for use in systems aligned to SOSA™.

Quality Solutions That Meet Customer Expectations

This blog starts with a story - about surfing.

Optimizing Rugged Power Solutions

Power Conversion Optimization in High-reliability Rugged Embedded Systems

MOSA Addresses Modular Systems Trends for Defense

Joint efforts between the DoD, government agencies, and industry over the past two years have resulted in a collaborative effort to adopt a common platform through the development of an open standard.

The Future of Thermal Design

As electronics keep getting smaller, design engineers continue to establish new ways to dissipate the heat.

The ABCs of the DoD

So many acronyms! Commonly used acronyms related to defense and industry standards and technologies

New Thermal Management Standards Improve OpenVPX

New Thermal Management Standards Improve Heat Dissipation in OpenVPX Systems

Factors of Increased Heat Generation in OpenVPX Systems

It’s no secret that higher performance means higher thermal management requirements.

Anatomy of a Card Retainer

How Design Impacts the Success of Securing and Cooling Circuit Card Assemblies