Mission Critical PC/104-Plus Module


PC/104-Plus Intel Bay Trail E3800 Platform, Industrial -40C-85C Operating Specifications for Embedded Applications

Intel Bay Trail Atom E3825/E3845 processor options with 64-bit architecture and high performance graphics controller. Offers exceptionally low power consumption up to 10W. DDR3 memory up to 4GB with ECC support.

Industrial -40-85C operating specifications. All components soldered on board providing extreme resistance to impact and vibration for mission critical applications. Optional conformal coating for marine or wet/humid environments. Continue reading

HMI rugged railway Panel PC featuring 10.4″ display

More and more manufacturers of rugged embedded electronics are focusing on railway solutions. The panel PCs for railways should meet strict industry requirements: they have to be compact, light weighted ,resistant to multiple shocks and vibrations, compliant to EN50155 and other standards. Rugged railway Panel PC  BS04 stands out from a bunch of similar products due to its smart design and customization options. This is why I prepared a short overview of the product, mentioning the main technical characteristics and distinctive design elements:

HMI rugged railway Panel PC BS04 , brief description

Rugged Panel PC for railway transport BS04 features 10.4″ display, dual core 32bit/64bit Intel PineviewD (D510) х86 CPU,  1 GB soldered DDR2 SDRAM is designed to withstand electromagnetic and mechanical shocks, as well as wide temperature ranges.

Harsh environment conditions

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3.5″ embedded SBC Intel Atom Bay Trail E3825/E3845

 3.5″ Embedded single board computer, Intel Atom E3825/E3845 (Bay Trail):

Fastwel introduces 3.5” Embedded SBC Micro Module with the 4th generation Intel® Atom™ Bay Trail E3800 processor family onboard system-on-chip (SoC), low power consumption, fanless operation and extended operating temperature range -40C-85C. Processor options include dual-core E3825 and quad-core E3845.

Stack PC Expansion connector:

StackPC connector of 3.5″ SBC CPB909 combines main requirements of Stack modules in PC/104-Express format and complements their functionality with up-to-date widespread high-speed interfaces such as: Continue reading

Smart parking systems, CCTV, and traffic safety at Intertraffic Amsterdam.

Past week Fastwel visited a famous international trade fair “Intertraffic” in Amsterdam. The focus of this post is to highlight some of the presented solutions, including: CCTV and smart parking systems, traffic management and safety applications. The show, however, was devoted not only to the above mentioned solutions.The industry leading system integrators and technology suppliers demonstrated the latest achievements in the following segments: Continue reading

Space CompactPCI Serial — a new working group to extend specification.

Dear readers, I’d like to share some industry news with you. This autumn, a new working group, «Space CompactPCI Serial» was launched in order to adjust the current CompactPCI Serial specification to the particular requirements for space applications by creating a sub-standard. The sub-committee was initiated by PICMG member companies and well-known industry leaders, such as Airbus Defense & Space, Thales Alenia Space, and STI Spacetech and assembled by Manfred Schmitz, CEO of MEN Mikro Elektronik GmbH.

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NAND flash storage solutions overview

Dear readers, here’s a brief overview* of the most recent, innovative and curious NAND flash storage solutions, including iSLC technology, data erasing solutions and the latest development by Micron&Intel — 3D NAND Flash solution. The overview is based on a presentation by Noud Bertens, Innodisk, during the Telerex event (Breda, the Netherlands, 14/10/2015) where Fastwel has been invited as as special guest.

*Fastwel and Innodisk are system partners in the field of embedded flash storage. A range of rugged CPU modules in CPCI, PC104, StackPC form-factors, manufactured by Fastwel, comes with Innodisk memory products.

iSLC — a new approach to Single Level Cell technology.

iSLC is a new, cost efficient, but at the same time effective solution. iSLC provides high performance with 30000 Program Erase Cycles and the Initial data retention period of 10 years. This is 10 times more effective than the  Continue reading

Rugged embedded systems for aerospace at MAKS2015

Organizers of global trade shows, competing each other for the audience, every year arrange even more remarkable and impressive shows. For that matter the International Aviation and Space Expo has no match. Therefore,  I’d like not only to share the engineering information and tell our readers about the new products presented by Fastwel at the exhibition and forum, but also to share our impressions of the amazing International Pilot Team Show.

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