Embedded Systems a Lone Bright Spot in the Coronavirus Gloom

2020 is proving a particularly bad year for the global economy, thanks to the rampaging COVID-19 pandemic that has shut down cities around the world. Regardless of how many people are actually being infected, the impact of the coronavirus is being felt across industries ranging from hospitality to electronics. But not all economic activities have […]

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Employee Spotlight – Judy Roberts

Hey there! I’m Judy Roberts, Accounting Admin here at Global. I’m also the resident Dog Aunt and Party Planner, as it goes. I love my job, and who wouldn’t with those job duties ?. I started at Global 6 years ago and have learned so much here. Day to day, I handle credit checks, receivables, […]

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Employee Spotlight – Teri Heatherington

Hi, I’m Teri Heatherington, the Controller for Global American, and I handle and oversee all Global’s accounting functions. I’ve always worked in a manufacturing and technical environment, and I especially like the small business atmosphere, so that’s what brought me to Global 18 years ago this month. I immediately loved it here! I was hired […]

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CAN bus and Embedded PCs – What’s to know?

As of this year, Cisco estimates that over 30 billion devices are connected to the internet, the cloud and to each other. That number is expected to balloon to over 75 million within the next five years. As this number rises, it opens new possibilities for pre-Internet of Things (IoT) devices, such as CAN bus. […]

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Windows 7 Support Has Ended, Now What?

Last month, Microsoft ceased updating or providing support for their very popular Windows 7 Operating System. While Microsoft and its partners like Global American had enough notice, it’s still been a difficult pill to swallow for Embedded PC users. Launched in 2009, Netmarketshare reports suggest that Windows 7 may still be used on 39% of […]

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Employee Spotlight – Gary Shalek

Hi, I’m Gary Shalek, your Senior Tech and RMA Lead at Global. Thirteen years ago, I walked in the front door and filled out an application and it’s been full steam ahead since. I was hired as a Hardware Tech and, back then, we were building a lot of slotted SBC Assemblies and working with […]

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Employee Spotlight – Andrea Delgado

Hi, my name is Andrea and this year I celebrated my eleventh year at Global. My position has changed and grown since that day in 2008 when I was hired to work with Cathy as Sales Administrator. My day-to-day is pretty crazy as I wear many hats. In addition to processing sales orders and handling […]

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It’s January – We’re Thinking About Wide Temperature Applications

This time of the year, we New Englanders are very accustomed to inclement weather. With our average winter temperatures hitting -6°C, our mind is on Embedded Products that can sustain the elements. If you’re lucky, you’re living someplace more temperate, but any PC (board or peripheral) that is housed outdoors or with limited airflow, dissipation […]

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