OPS Product

Open Pluggable Systems Explained

The problem with displays is the sheer variety of standards in use. HDMI, DVI, VGA – there are a number of technologies in use, and finding a system that works with everything can be difficult. And that’s before going into things like graphics and ultra-wide display support. Whether you want to deploy a digital signage […]

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Industrial PC

5 Factors to Consider Before Buying an Industrial PC

Choosing the right embedded system to power your industrial application is crucial. To help you make the correct decision, here are 5 things to keep in mind when you are shopping for an Industrial PC. 1: Longevity Product lifecycles can be tricky. It is common to pick an older processor to save costs, only for […]

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A Crash Course to PCIe Gen 5.0

Motherboards supporting PCIe Gen 5.0 have just started hitting the shelves, and it won’t be long before graphic cards and SSDs taking advantage of the speed boost follow suit. Let’s find out what’s changed in the new standard. An Introduction to PCI-Express Peripheral Component Interchange Express or PCIe is the technology that enables you to […]

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EOL processor

What to Do When Your Chipset Reaches End-of-Life

End-of-Life (EOL) is probably the most dreaded word for any business owner. No one wants to suffer delays in their work when their setup is rendered obsolete by an EOL declaration by the manufacturer. But what exactly does EOL mean? Do you really have to switch technologies? How can you plan ahead to avoid losses? […]

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Giada DK310 Digital Signage System

It may not seem like it, but a digital signage system is one of the most demanding applications for an embedded computer. Apart from requiring powerful video processing capabilities, these systems are often mounted at higher elevations and must keep working for long periods of time without maintenance. Because of this, only a few specialized […]

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Panel PC

What is Better – Panel PC or Rugged Box PC with Touch Screen Display?

Embedded computers come in various form factors. Most commercial and industrial applications pair these PCs with touch displays to make them more intuitive to use. But the manner in which the display is integrated is important as well. You can go for a Panel PC, which combines the computer with a touch screen display in […]

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PCIe

PCIe Gen 4 Explained

The Peripheral Component Interconnect Express or PCIe as it is usually known is the most powerful interface for installing additional components on a motherboard. Offering higher data transfer rates than any other serial bus, PCIe ports are the preferred means for attaching expansion cards like a GPU or a Wi-Fi card. And like any other […]

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medical tablets

Uses For Medical Tablets

Full-fledged desk computers are rarely found in medical settings, and with good reason. They take up space that could be better used for diagnostic devices, and serve as distractions due to their noisy fans. Even if you install terminals powered by slim fanless systems, input devices like keyboards and mice accumulate germs and are not […]

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