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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    High-Performance Embedded Applications: The SUMIT Standard

    Stackable Unified Module Interconnect Technology (SUMIT) has garnered a ground breaking technology in the form of a new interconnect standard which makes it applicable in the medical, aerospace and military applications. The designers have come up with a single connector or double connector system due to the pressing need of...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Myths and Realities of Real-Time Linux Software Systems

    While this paper presents an overview of the issues and concerns commonly experienced by deterministic computer systems, it is not intended to be a substitute for a detailed analysis of one specific system requirements or operational priorities. In summary, a thorough examination of the capabilities and limitations of using Linux...

    Provided By VersaLogic

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Investigating Latency Effects of the Linux Real-Time Preemption Patches (PREEMPT RT) on AMD's GEODE LX Platform

    When it comes to embedded systems, real-time characteristics like low-latency, deterministic behavior and guaranteed calculations are of utmost importance and there has been an increasing market demand for real-time features on embedded computers. This paper presents results of benchmarking a standard Linux kernel against a real-time Linux kernel (with PREEMPT_RT...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    Seismic Recorders Rely on VersaLogic's PC/104-Plus SBC

    Geometrics approached VersaLogic while looking for a PC/104-Plus solution for their application. To support their field use of the units, a small footprint and rugged board-level product was essential. In addition, exceptional reliability and long term availability were critical in order to avoid costly down-time and to ensure a stable...

    Provided By VersaLogic

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Myths & Realities of Real-Time Linux Software Systems

    This paper addresses some of the differences between real-time and general purpose operating systems. This includes an analysis of several common misconceptions including performance issues, latency, hard vs. soft real-time systems, programming APIs and the software kernel. In addition, there are suggestions for implementation options to convert Linux to a...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Installing and Running QNX Neutrino on an Embedded System

    This paper is a quick-start guide to the QNX Neutrino operating system, with special consideration given to VersaLogic products. It can help to familiarize new users with QNX and avoid some of the common pitfalls encountered during installation and operation. QNX Neutrino is the latest offering from QNX Software Systems,...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Laser-Based Security System Relies on VersaLogic for Processing Power in Extreme Weather Conditions

    Effective nighttime security is a critical deterrent to crime and terrorist activity around the world. Often the rugged environmental conditions prove to be a challenge for security systems. Extreme heat or cold weather can wreak havoc on sensitive electronic equipment that is fine-tuned to operate within specific parameters. The Vumii...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    AntaresX Mobile Command System Relies on VersaLogic's Cobra, an EBX Single Board Computer

    Emergency equipment such as the AntaresX Mobile Command Center needs high processing power and the reliability of a ruggedized embedded computer to support its mission critical applications. Designing a product with an extended lifetime guarantee was also essential to the engineering design team at Future Concepts. During the design-in phase...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Trek Aerospace and VersaLogic Corp. Soar With New Generation UAV

    Like many OEMs, Trek Aerospace needed an embedded solution with long-term availability and excellent support. VersaLogic's RoHS-compliant Puma platform was selected, as it draws only 5W during operation and less then 800mW in standby mode. With 3 USB ports, 3 COM ports, an LPT port and a 10/100 Ethernet interface,...

    Provided By VersaLogic

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Walking on Thin Ice - VersaLogic's Cobra EBX Platform Used by GeoAcoustics to Survey Polar Ice Cap

    Among the challenges that scientists face is how to accurately measure ice thickness, to truly reflect the volume of the ice contained in areas with complex cracking and ridging. New technology now makes this possible. The Gavia autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) from Hafmynd, Iceland, has returned from its latest trip...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Futuristic Advertising Relies on VersaLogic Computing Power

    Vert Inc.'s "VID", or Vert Intelligent Display, is a mobile video graphics display module that mounts to the top of taxicabs and receives advertising media through a wireless internet connection. The VID uses GPS to identify its location and change advertising messages to correspond with advertiser's geographic selections. This technology...

    Provided By VersaLogic

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    CaridianBCT Uses VersaLogic Single Board Computers for Automated Blood Collection System

    CaridianBCT designs automated blood collection systems that collect a combination of red blood cells, platelets and plasma from donors. At the heart of the FDA-approved Trima system is a VersaLogic EBX single board computer that automates the process and increases the efficiency of blood collection. The state-of-the-art technology uses cell...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    BarcoView Selects VersaLogic for Display Station

    BarcoView relies on VersaLogic's VSBC-8 EBX board as the onboard embedded computer in its high-performance graphics display systems. The BarcoView DS 251 Display Station is designed for use in naval, airborne, and ground-based command and control facilities. It incorporates a rugged LCD with a Pentium III VSBC-8 and custom BarcoView...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    VersaLogic's PC/104 SBC and Expansion Modules Embedded Within Personal Flying Machine

    The SoloTrek needed a very compact, lightweight, low-power, fanless computer with a variety of I/O options. The computer also had to be extremely reliable, since lives could depend on its continuous operation. The Panther and expansion modules from VersaLogic fit the bill, with their high reliability, small 3.6" x 3.8"...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    VersaLogic SBC Offers New Level of Sophistication and Functionality in Cataract Removal Device

    VersaLogic Corp., a leader in embedded computer products, stated that Advanced Medical Optics, Inc. (AMO) has selected its VSBC-6 EBX-compliant Pentium single board computer as the onboard embedded computer in its new high-performance cataract removal, or phacoemulsification, device. The portable device, known as the Sovereign Compact system, breaks the cataract...

    Provided By VersaLogic

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    VenturCom and VersaLogic Partner to Support Real-Time Operation of Windows NT Embedded for Rudder Control on U.S. Naval Destroyers

    An integrated hardware and software solution has been selected by Litton Marine Systems, Inc. (Charlottesville, VA) for a rudder control system on U.S. Naval Destroyers. The system combines VersaLogic's Panther PC/104-Plus single board computer with VenturCom's RTX real-time Windows NT Embedded technology for Windows, the companies announced today. Litton Marine's...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    ActivMedia Produces Mobile Robots Using VersaLogic SBC

    ActivMedia Robotics designs robots are used for artificial intelligence research by universities, defense department grantees, and corporate R&D labs. ActivMedia Robotics embeds VersaLogic's VBSC-6 EBX single board computer into a number of their mobile robot designs. For example, the robots can determine how to move an object that is too...

    Provided By VersaLogic

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Analogic Depends on VersaLogic SBC in Explosive Detection System

    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently granted certification for the eXaminer 3DX 6000, a new Explosive Detection System (EDS) designed to scan checked baggage at airports for explosives. Exceeding the FAA's stringent requirements for identification of difficult-to-detect plastic explosives in passenger baggage, the eXaminer is also lighter weight and has...

    Provided By VersaLogic

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Medical Device From HemoCleanse Depends on VersaLogic's Reliable Computers

    HemoCleanse, located in West Lafayette, Indiana, designs, develops, manufactures and distributes sorbent-based blood treatment systems. Consisting of a portable core machine and a disposable treatment kit, the machine moves fluids by alternating positive and negative pressure applied to a sorbent suspension in the dialyzer. A customized VersaLogic STD 32 Bus...

    Provided By VersaLogic

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Myths & Realities of Real-Time Linux Software Systems

    This paper addresses some of the differences between real-time and general purpose operating systems. This includes an analysis of several common misconceptions including performance issues, latency, hard vs. soft real-time systems, programming APIs and the software kernel. In addition, there are suggestions for implementation options to convert Linux to a...

    Provided By VersaLogic

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Installing and Running QNX Neutrino on an Embedded System

    This paper is a quick-start guide to the QNX Neutrino operating system, with special consideration given to VersaLogic products. It can help to familiarize new users with QNX and avoid some of the common pitfalls encountered during installation and operation. QNX Neutrino is the latest offering from QNX Software Systems,...

    Provided By VersaLogic

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Laser-Based Security System Relies on VersaLogic for Processing Power in Extreme Weather Conditions

    Effective nighttime security is a critical deterrent to crime and terrorist activity around the world. Often the rugged environmental conditions prove to be a challenge for security systems. Extreme heat or cold weather can wreak havoc on sensitive electronic equipment that is fine-tuned to operate within specific parameters. The Vumii...

    Provided By VersaLogic

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    AntaresX Mobile Command System Relies on VersaLogic's Cobra, an EBX Single Board Computer

    Emergency equipment such as the AntaresX Mobile Command Center needs high processing power and the reliability of a ruggedized embedded computer to support its mission critical applications. Designing a product with an extended lifetime guarantee was also essential to the engineering design team at Future Concepts. During the design-in phase...

    Provided By VersaLogic

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Trek Aerospace and VersaLogic Corp. Soar With New Generation UAV

    Like many OEMs, Trek Aerospace needed an embedded solution with long-term availability and excellent support. VersaLogic's RoHS-compliant Puma platform was selected, as it draws only 5W during operation and less then 800mW in standby mode. With 3 USB ports, 3 COM ports, an LPT port and a 10/100 Ethernet interface,...

    Provided By VersaLogic

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Walking on Thin Ice - VersaLogic's Cobra EBX Platform Used by GeoAcoustics to Survey Polar Ice Cap

    Among the challenges that scientists face is how to accurately measure ice thickness, to truly reflect the volume of the ice contained in areas with complex cracking and ridging. New technology now makes this possible. The Gavia autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) from Hafmynd, Iceland, has returned from its latest trip...

    Provided By VersaLogic

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Futuristic Advertising Relies on VersaLogic Computing Power

    Vert Inc.'s "VID", or Vert Intelligent Display, is a mobile video graphics display module that mounts to the top of taxicabs and receives advertising media through a wireless internet connection. The VID uses GPS to identify its location and change advertising messages to correspond with advertiser's geographic selections. This technology...

    Provided By VersaLogic

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    CaridianBCT Uses VersaLogic Single Board Computers for Automated Blood Collection System

    CaridianBCT designs automated blood collection systems that collect a combination of red blood cells, platelets and plasma from donors. At the heart of the FDA-approved Trima system is a VersaLogic EBX single board computer that automates the process and increases the efficiency of blood collection. The state-of-the-art technology uses cell...

    Provided By VersaLogic

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    BarcoView Selects VersaLogic for Display Station

    BarcoView relies on VersaLogic's VSBC-8 EBX board as the onboard embedded computer in its high-performance graphics display systems. The BarcoView DS 251 Display Station is designed for use in naval, airborne, and ground-based command and control facilities. It incorporates a rugged LCD with a Pentium III VSBC-8 and custom BarcoView...

    Provided By VersaLogic

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    VersaLogic's PC/104 SBC and Expansion Modules Embedded Within Personal Flying Machine

    The SoloTrek needed a very compact, lightweight, low-power, fanless computer with a variety of I/O options. The computer also had to be extremely reliable, since lives could depend on its continuous operation. The Panther and expansion modules from VersaLogic fit the bill, with their high reliability, small 3.6" x 3.8"...

    Provided By VersaLogic

  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    Seismic Recorders Rely on VersaLogic's PC/104-Plus SBC

    Geometrics approached VersaLogic while looking for a PC/104-Plus solution for their application. To support their field use of the units, a small footprint and rugged board-level product was essential. In addition, exceptional reliability and long term availability were critical in order to avoid costly down-time and to ensure a stable...

    Provided By VersaLogic

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    VersaLogic SBC Offers New Level of Sophistication and Functionality in Cataract Removal Device

    VersaLogic Corp., a leader in embedded computer products, stated that Advanced Medical Optics, Inc. (AMO) has selected its VSBC-6 EBX-compliant Pentium single board computer as the onboard embedded computer in its new high-performance cataract removal, or phacoemulsification, device. The portable device, known as the Sovereign Compact system, breaks the cataract...

    Provided By VersaLogic

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    VenturCom and VersaLogic Partner to Support Real-Time Operation of Windows NT Embedded for Rudder Control on U.S. Naval Destroyers

    An integrated hardware and software solution has been selected by Litton Marine Systems, Inc. (Charlottesville, VA) for a rudder control system on U.S. Naval Destroyers. The system combines VersaLogic's Panther PC/104-Plus single board computer with VenturCom's RTX real-time Windows NT Embedded technology for Windows, the companies announced today. Litton Marine's...

    Provided By VersaLogic

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    ActivMedia Produces Mobile Robots Using VersaLogic SBC

    ActivMedia Robotics designs robots are used for artificial intelligence research by universities, defense department grantees, and corporate R&D labs. ActivMedia Robotics embeds VersaLogic's VBSC-6 EBX single board computer into a number of their mobile robot designs. For example, the robots can determine how to move an object that is too...

    Provided By VersaLogic

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Analogic Depends on VersaLogic SBC in Explosive Detection System

    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently granted certification for the eXaminer 3DX 6000, a new Explosive Detection System (EDS) designed to scan checked baggage at airports for explosives. Exceeding the FAA's stringent requirements for identification of difficult-to-detect plastic explosives in passenger baggage, the eXaminer is also lighter weight and has...

    Provided By VersaLogic

  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Medical Device From HemoCleanse Depends on VersaLogic's Reliable Computers

    HemoCleanse, located in West Lafayette, Indiana, designs, develops, manufactures and distributes sorbent-based blood treatment systems. Consisting of a portable core machine and a disposable treatment kit, the machine moves fluids by alternating positive and negative pressure applied to a sorbent suspension in the dialyzer. A customized VersaLogic STD 32 Bus...

    Provided By VersaLogic

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    High-Performance Embedded Applications: The SUMIT Standard

    Stackable Unified Module Interconnect Technology (SUMIT) has garnered a ground breaking technology in the form of a new interconnect standard which makes it applicable in the medical, aerospace and military applications. The designers have come up with a single connector or double connector system due to the pressing need of...

    Provided By VersaLogic

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Myths and Realities of Real-Time Linux Software Systems

    While this paper presents an overview of the issues and concerns commonly experienced by deterministic computer systems, it is not intended to be a substitute for a detailed analysis of one specific system requirements or operational priorities. In summary, a thorough examination of the capabilities and limitations of using Linux...

    Provided By VersaLogic

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Investigating Latency Effects of the Linux Real-Time Preemption Patches (PREEMPT RT) on AMD's GEODE LX Platform

    When it comes to embedded systems, real-time characteristics like low-latency, deterministic behavior and guaranteed calculations are of utmost importance and there has been an increasing market demand for real-time features on embedded computers. This paper presents results of benchmarking a standard Linux kernel against a real-time Linux kernel (with PREEMPT_RT...

    Provided By VersaLogic