Air-cooled boards get rugged

May 2006
Electronics Weekly;5/31/2006, Issue 2243, p22
Trade Publication
The article reports that Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing has expanded its line of Intel Core Duo processor based computer boards with air-cooled and conduction-cooled ruggedised variants on VME, CompactPCI and VITA 46 platforms. The supplier is also extending its current offering of operating systems with support for Solaris, Windows XP Embedded, and Linux on specific platforms. The boards are targeted for a broad range of commercial, semi-rugged and rugged military applications, including naval and wide body aircraft platforms, ground radar stations and flight simulators. There is also the option for customization, such as I/O mapping and special markings.


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