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Industrial Embedded Computing Pioneer WINSYSTEMS Names Bill Biancaniello New Chief Operating Officer Following Retirement of 30-Year Executive

September 21, 2020
Bill Biancaniello, COO, WINSYSTEMS

Electronics manufacturing veteran with diverse expertise, record of driving exponential growth assumes strategic position at U.S.-based manufacturer poised to elevate its industry reach GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas – September 21, 2020 – Leading U.S. industrial embedded computer designer and manufacturer WINSYSTEMS today announced the appointment of its new COO, Bill Biancaniello, effective August 28, 2020. In… Read More »

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Embedded Engineering During a Pandemic

August 31, 2020

As I wrote in my last blog (AI at the Edge: From Demo to Reality), we’re more than six months into the COVID-19 pandemic, and the way out could still be months or longer away, depending on which “experts” you believe. Here in Texas, where WINSYSTEMS is located, some districts are getting ready to send their children… Read More »

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WINSYSTEMS Debuts Panel PC With Plentiful I/O Options, Durability and Security for Mil/COTS and Industrial IoT Applications

August 28, 2020

Open-frame PPC3-12-413 delivers abundant connectivity and powerful continuous performance in -10°C to +70°C environments with PC/104-Plus and Mini-PCIe expansion GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas – September 1, 2020 – Innovative embedded computing leader WINSYSTEMS today unveiled an I/O-rich open-frame industrial panel PC for extreme operating temperatures. The rugged PPC-12-413 single board computer is unique among panel PCs… Read More »

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AI at the Edge: From Demo to Reality

August 25, 2020
AI at the Edge

Can you believe that we are more than six months into the COVID-19 pandemic? Many “experts” thought it would be over by now. Unfortunately, no one seems to know for sure what the future holds, and that’s particularly true for trade shows and conferences in the embedded and IoT spaces. We also don’t know what… Read More »

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MBR-Formatted Embedded Systems Still Common Today

August 11, 2020

The Master Boot Record (MBR) partitioning scheme has been with us since the invention of the PC. While it has many great qualities, it also imposes limitations on current hardware. For example, it limits the size of block addresses to 32 bits and four partitions, each with a maximum capacity of 2 TBytes. This can… Read More »

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Yocto Project Enables Custom Content, Open Source Collaboration

August 7, 2020

The Yocto Project, a collaboration under the auspices of the Linux Foundation, is an open-source distribution that gives developers the ability to collaborate on projects involving embedded devices. The project provides a space to create custom Linux-based systems by offering the tools and support needed to create and develop any embedded device, regardless of architecture. With… Read More »

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Use Conditions Matter for Industrial Embedded Systems

July 29, 2020

What happens if the embedded system you are designing fails in the field? The answer will vary greatly depending on your end application or use case. A vending machine going down may be inconvenient and costly but does not compare to the potential risks of medical equipment failing or providing incorrect data. Similarly, the risk… Read More »

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Your highly reliable source for USA-made embedded computing solutions

July 27, 2020

No question: The arrival of COVID-19 created concerns about supply chain disruptions among technology leaders supporting critical infrastructure. A logical response: Emphasize U.S.-made products and components. The imperatives of speed to market, quality and security require partners who are knowledgeable, nimble and responsive enough to keep pace with schedules and requirements. Count on U.S.-based WINSYSTEMS… Read More »

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