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Author: Christopher Browning

Why Use Rugged PCs At The Edge?

Why Use Rugged PCs At The Edge?

Smart Technology, (Almost) Everywhere After hearing the initial buzz around the “Internet of Things” and how connected devices were the future, it was hard not to joke about refrigerators sending Tweets when you ran out of eggs. While it is amazing we can get real-time inventory updates from the icebox, that IoT has permeated nearly […]

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What are Video Processing Units (VPUs)? A Look at the Brave New Future of Edge Computing

What are Video Processing Units (VPUs)? A Look at the Brave New Future of Edge Computing

As technology continues to advance at a rapid pace, the benefits of this development continuously trickle down and integrate into more of the things that impact our lives. This is particularly true for object recognition and deep learning – computers that can understand that the photo you posted online was of your cat, or detect […]

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Keeping Your (PC) Cool – An Introduction to Fanless PC Cooling

Keeping Your (PC) Cool – An Introduction to Fanless PC Cooling

Since when does cooling something down mean heating it up? Since physics, for starters. But also where passively cooled fanless computers are concerned. To understand how fanless PCs cool, you first need to understand how the beer in your fridge is kept cold. (Go ahead and grab one, we’ll wait.) That perfectly-chilled craft IPA got […]

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Electromechanicals & PCs – Don’t Be Shocked!

Electromechanicals & PCs – Don’t Be Shocked!

Today’s manufacturing facilities contain a blend of old and new technologies. Advanced sensors, lasers, motion control tables, and machine vision systems are used in conjunction with the workhorses of the industry – solenoids, coils, relays, and primary logic controllers (PLCs). While this modern technology can improve workflow efficiencies, it also brings new challenges to the […]

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Purpose Built Design: A Different Approach to Industrial Computers

Purpose Built Design: A Different Approach to Industrial Computers

Building a complete, computer-connected application is no small undertaking. Balancing factors and requirements like project budget, operating environment, remote access, security, and support for legacy devices can be overwhelming, to say the least. As engineers and builders ourselves, we know firsthand how complex selecting the right system can be. In this post, we want to […]

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