Category Archives: Applications

Our computer hardware works in embedded applications ranging from automotive to medical. The latest news in embedded applications for application developers.

Bay Trail Offers Performance Boost for Industrial and Embedded Markets

Much has been made of Intel’s new Bay Trail processor family as a new-and-heavily-improved generation of Atom processors, but the fact is, there’s so much more going on under the hood. Yes, there’s finally an energy-efficient, 64-bit capable Intel processor … Continue Reading

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It’s All About Options: Small Form Factor Computers With Expansion

In the world of small form factor computers, our options are often limited, and the flexibility to customize solutions and fit expansion cards is reduced for a couple of reasons: 1. Motherboard Restrictions – Due to the smaller footprint of … Continue Reading

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pfSense® Firewalls: What are they and why should I use one?

The firewall, that ubiquitous piece of technology that should be a part of every network, is a crucial choice. Many networking engineers look to Cisco as the default, but a growing number are using open source firewall options like pfSense® … Continue Reading

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System Comparison: Intel “Ice Canyon” NUC vs AG960 NUC

Late last year, Intel released the 4-by-4-inch Next Unit of Computing Form Factor. Housed in a tiny case of Intel’s own design, their NUC system, the DC3217IYE “Ice Canyon”, offers consumers a smart, super-small solution for home media and desktop … Continue Reading

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Rackmount Cases, You Say? The MK100 is the Last 1U’ll Ever Need!

Alright, it’s a cheesy pun. But we’re serious: As far as 1U rackmount cases go, the MK100 is so strong and versatile that we can’t imagine why you’d need another. Why’s that? Let’s take a look at the specs.

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