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COMs vs. Single Board Computers – Part 1

November 6, 2020

Part 1:  SBCs Offer an All-in-one Small Form Factor Solution When the topic of computer-on-modules (COMs) versus single-board computers (SBCs) first arose, I thought, “what is there to write about?” Everyone knows the difference between these two platforms. But as I dug deeper, it became clear why people still ask questions. In fact, there’s so… Read More »

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To Pi or Not to Pi with Arm-Based SBCs For Industrial Applications

October 19, 2020
To Pi or Not to Pi?

The Raspberry Pi has taken the embedded industry by storm. Everyone from high schoolers up to mainstream embedded developers are taking advantage of the architecture’s ease of use and large base of open-source software. But a key question that must be asked is whether the Pi is appropriate for industrial applications. First, some background. Raspberry… Read More »

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WINSYSTEMS Enters Industrial Computer-on-Module Market With COM Express® Type 10 Mini Module Based on Intel E3900 Series SoC Processor

October 5, 2020

U.S.-manufactured COMeT10-3900 module includes TPM-2.0 onboard for security and LPDDR4 RAM for Industrial IoT performance in -40C° to +85°C operating environments GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas – October 6, 2020 – American embedded computing leader WINSYSTEMS today announced the first release in its newly debuting computer-on-module product line: the COMeT10-3900 COM Express® Type 10 mini module. Although… Read More »

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Using SBCs to “Sense” at the Edge

September 30, 2020

  Using SBCs to “Sense” at the Edge The latest round of single-board computers (SBCs) are being designed either with sensors themselves, or the I/O that’s needed to connect to various sensors. READ MORE>>

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WINSYSTEMS Releases Three PC104 I/O Module Upgrades Delivering 10 Years of Added Production Life, Design Flexibility, and Full Backward Compatibility

September 30, 2020

PCM-MIO-A-1, PCM-UIO48C-16 and PCM-UIO96C-16 modules incorporate latest technology and provide highly reliable performance in industrial -40C to +85C operating environments GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas – September 30, 2020 – Embedded computing trailblazer WINSYSTEMS today introduced three redesigned PC104 data acquisition and control modules that simplify I/O expansion, support long-term availability for new designs and provide a… Read More »

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Conformal Coating for Industrial Embedded Systems

September 24, 2020

There are many embedded applications, particularly on the industrial side, where it makes sense to apply a conformal coating. A conformal coating is generally a thin polymeric film, measured in tenths of millimeters, that conforms to the contours of a printed circuit board. Its purpose is to protect the board’s components against moisture, dust, chemicals, and… Read More »

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WINSYSTEMS Introduces Compact Industrial Panel PC With PC/104-Plus Expansion, Unique I/O Mix for Extreme Operating Temperatures

September 22, 2020
WINSYSTEMS PPC3-6.5-407 Industrial Panel PC with PC104 Expansion

Open-frame PPC3-6.5-407 offers 6.5-inch TN LCD panel and continuous performance in  -10C to +70C operating environments for Mil/COTS and industrial control applications GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas – September 22, 2020 – Embedded computing innovator WINSYSTEMS today debuted a compact yet I/O-packed open-frame industrial panel PC for extreme operating temperatures. The rugged PPC3-6.5-407 single board computer is… Read More »

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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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