Embedded Computer Hardware

The Rise of Low-Power Processors

Low-power processors have long played second fiddle to desktop chips. Companies tend to focus on creating the next ‘fastest’ processor, with the budget segment being a secondary concern. Not anymore. With its new Tiger Lake lineup, Intel firmly signaled its changed priorities. Clashing head-on with AMD’s successful Ryzen series of chips, the Tiger Lake processors […]

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How the MiTac E600 Can Boost Your Industrial System

MiTAC E600  Industrial and frameworks are known to be reluctant to change, hanging on to legacy systems as long as they don’t outright stop working.  And with good reason; transitioning to a new system is not as simple as plugging in a new computer, but often requires widespread changes throughout the framework to integrate with […]

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Digital Signage with Air Purifier

With the concerns raised over air quality over the past few years, ensuring a clean airflow within the closed confines of a commercial establishment has become a priority. But installing a whole new system to cater to this need alone might be a bit inefficient, not to mention expensive. But what if you could include […]

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Employee Spotlight

Employee Spotlight – Cathy Perault

Hi, I’m Cathy Perault and I’m the Customer Success Manager at Global. This month, I’ll be celebrating my 15 year anniversary here, and I’ve enjoyed every moment of it! Granted, we’ve seen some ups and downs, like most businesses, but I’ve learned and grown. I value our customers and feel proud of the service and […]

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Choosing the Right Embedded Computer for Pharmaceuticals

When people think of computer-assisted manufacturing, they imagine an advanced assembly line building complex machines. Although that is a common application of technology in an industrial setting, powerful computers are more useful in applications of a microscopic scale, where precision is of paramount importance. Pharmaceuticals, for example, require rigorous inspections and quality control. With the […]

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The Need for Rugged Surveillance Systems

There was a time when CCTV cameras were only installed as a security measure in commercial establishments. Surveillance systems have come a long way from then. Today, surveillance is more about keeping track of your business operations, ensuring integrity as well as an adherence to norms. As such, the tools of surveillance have evolved too, […]

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Employee Spotlight – Leah Walsh

“What’s an Industrial Computer?” This was my question to Nizar almost 14 years ago when he asked me to come work at Global. I pursued a Liberal Arts degree with a major in English Journalism at UNH, had my own byline as a feature writer in the Boston Globe, and then moved on to a […]

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Keep Your Operations Running Smoothly with Rugged Computers

We are all aware of the typical idiosyncrasies of home computers. They need to be protected from dust, temperature variations, humidity, not to mention physical impacts. This fragility makes normal computers ill-suited for most commercial activities, whether it is serving as a simple billing station in a retail shop or coordinating a complex manufacturing process […]

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