It’s been nearly a century since most manufacturers housed their operations under a single roof, and even then, there were multiple buildings if not multiple sites. The last several decades have seen the advent of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), cloud, edge computing and automation along with the use of industrial tablets. These tools […]
Today, the rugged tablet is commonly used across sectors like manufacturing, oil and gas, healthcare, defense, energy/utilities and more. One key performance parameter in these environments is ingress protection (IP) rating – resistance to ingress of dust and water into the device. For business-critical operations, the best rule of thumb is to always err on […]
Rugged Android Tablets and Commercial Tablets are now essential to many industries and work environments. While the sleek designs, availability, and apparent cost-effectiveness of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) tablets may seem attractive, these devices are not always the best choice. When deciding on the right tablet, it is essential to know what you need from the […]
For companies designing next generation electronic devices for the medical, industrial, or military industries, there are several modern development processes that can accelerate time to market. The first process involves using a commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) single board computer (SBC) as the main processor board for the new product design. Instead of starting from scratch designing all […]
After 15 years of creating new rugged, mobile devices, SECO USA has become an expert in accelerating time-to-market for new device designs. Here we discuss three embedded system options for fast time-to-market. For questions or inquiries, please contacts us. To request a future vlog topic, email firstname.lastname@example.org. .
Today we have a video overview of SECO USA’s modified COTS products and services. What are modified COTS? What are the advantages? And some examples of our own board and tablets modified products and services. Have a video suggestion? Email it to email@example.com.
The Freescale i.MX 6 ARM processor is dominating the market in next generation special-purpose embedded devices for the medical, military, and industrial markets. Examples of such embedded devices include a medical blood analysis device, a military handheld for situational awareness, and a diagnostic instrument to monitor vibration for machine health management. Today I’m going to […]
A short video overview of our Freescale i.MX 6 single board computer, the Fury-F6.
What may surprise business owners, program managers, and systems engineers is that technology may not be the most important aspect when making form-factor decisions. The success or failure of a new product design may depend on the actual business model of the commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) provider. In recent years companies have moved away from designing in […]