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Trimble Week Number Rollover Details

Trimble Week Number Rollover Details

Trimble Week Number Rollover Details 

Trimble have brought to our attention an upcoming event that could affect the performance of their GPS devices.

The Problem

On April 6, 2019 there will be a GPS rollover that could affect all GPS / Timing units in the world, regardless of manufacturer.  

The Background

In addition to providing accurate location information, the Global Positioning System provides accurate timing information to many critical systems – power grid, communications, financial markets, emergency services, and industrial control to name a few. It also includes the ability to transmit the proper date and time to a receiver by supplying the receiver with the current week and the current number of seconds into the week. This allows the receiver to translate the date and time into a more typical format – day, month, year, and time of day.

However, the ...

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Manufacturer:
Trimble
Published:
Thu, 28 Mar 2019

New Products

Virtium StorFly mSATA SSDs - Industrial mSATA SLC/MLC SSD

Virtium StorFly mSATA SSDs - Industrial mSATA SLC/MLC SSD

StorFly® mSATA (MO-300) SSDs are optimal storage solutions for medical, networking and embedded applications that require high performance in a small form factor.

StorFly mSATA offers a superior solution for system designs that implement SATA connectivity over a widely-used socket that has the added benefit of industry-standard clamping mechanism, making them ideal for wearable or vehicle computers and other high shock and vibration applications.

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Virtium
Published:
Fri, 24 May 2019

Virtium StorFly 2.5 SATA SSDs - Industrial SATA SLC/MLC SSD

Virtium StorFly 2.5 SATA SSDs - Industrial SATA SLC/MLC SSD

StorFly® 25 2.5 inch SATA SSDs are ideal for industrial automation, networking, server, blade and medical applications that require high performance in an industry-standard 2.5” form factor. They are ideal as rugged alternatives to 2.5” HDDs and are also used in many military and ruggedized portable computers and data recorders.

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Manufacturer:
Virtium
Published:
Fri, 24 May 2019

Virtium StorFly CFast SATA SSDs - Industrial SATA SLC/MLC SSD

Virtium StorFly CFast SATA SSDs - Industrial SATA SLC/MLC SSD

StorFly® CFast SATA SSDs match the storage requirements of industrial automation, networking and medical applications that demand high performance in a small, framed form factor.

CFast is the same footprint as a CompactFlash, but offers a plug-in SATA interface. CFast SSDs can be used in either fixed or removable devices, but unlike moving to SD, most ATA-based software can be directly leveraged into new SATA CFast designs.

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Manufacturer:
Virtium
Published:
Fri, 24 May 2019

Diamond Systems Jethro - I/O Rich carrier for NVidia Jetson

Diamond Systems Jethro - I/O Rich carrier for NVidia Jetson

Jethro offers a compact, low-cost solution for the implementation of high-performance computing solutions based on the NVidia Jetson TX2/TX2i computer modules. Jethro provides access to most I/O features of the Jetson modules, including camera, Ethernet, USB, and serial. In addition, it features a unique data acquisition circuit with analogue input, analogue output, and digital I/O to enable Jethro to interface to the "real world" of analogue and digital sensors and controls.

All I/O on Jethro uses latching connectors for increased resistance to shock and vibration. This plus an operating temperature range of -40 to +85°C make Jethro an ideal choice for deploying Jetson computing technology in vehicle or outdoor environments.

Diamond provides a complete Linux BSP for Jethro with built-in support for all I/O including the data acquisition features. A GUI provides convenient real...

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Manufacturer:
DSC
Published:
Fri, 24 May 2019

Diamond Systems Ziggy - Low-cost system for NVidia Jetson

Diamond Systems Ziggy - Low-cost system for NVidia Jetson

The ZiggyBox provides a compact and highly cost-effective solution for AI at the edge and machine learning applications for industrial and lab applications. It is based around the NVIDIA® Jetson™ TX2/TX2i advanced computing module with NVIDIA Pascal™-family GPU technology. The Jetson module is housed in a rugged miniature enclosure measuring only 2" x 3.5" (5 cm x 9 cm).

ZiggyBox offers easy access to the most popular Jetson I/O features, including Ethernet, USB 3.0 / 2.0 / OTG ports, HDMI display, and 2 RS-232 ports. The built-in carrier board adds a valuable data acquisition circuit with real-world analogue and digital I/O features and software support. An integrated heat sink provides reliable operation at up to 85°C without forced air. With its integrated Linux OS and table-top / DIN rail mounting options, ZiggyBox is ready to be deployed wherever the combination of high-...

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Manufacturer:
DSC
Published:
Fri, 24 May 2019

Diamond Systems Ziggy - Low-cost carrier for NVidia Jetson

Diamond Systems Ziggy - Low-cost carrier for NVidia Jetson

Ziggy offers a compact, low-cost platform for evaluation of Jetson computer modules as well as the implementation of a marketable solution for AI and machine learning applications. Ziggy provides access to the most popular I/O features of the Jetson modules, including camera, Ethernet, USB, and serial. In addition, it features a unique data acquisition circuit with analogue input, analogue output, and digital I/O to enable Ziggy to interface to the "real world" of analogue and digital sensors and controls.

Diamond provides a complete Linux BSP for Ziggy with built-in support for all I/O including the data acquisition features. A GUI provides convenient real-time control of the data acquisition I/O.

The ZiggyBox™ is a cost-effective, compact, complete turnkey Jetson computing solution consisting of a Jetson TX2/TX21i module installed on a Ziggy carrier board and housed in an en...

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Manufacturer:
DSC
Published:
Fri, 24 May 2019

Diamond Systems Elton -  Carrier System for NVIDIA Jetson AGX

Diamond Systems Elton - Carrier System for NVIDIA Jetson AGX

With its NVIDIA Xavier computing power, rugged design, and PCIe/104 expansion capability, Elton offers the ideal platform for implementing high-performance computing and AI applications in mobile and harsh environments.

Elton utilizes the NVIDIA Jetson AGX Xavier embedded computer module to deliver unmatched performance for AI, machine learning, image processing, and other compute-intensive tasks. The Xavier module delivers up to 30 TeraOps in performance (3 x 1013 operations per second) at a maximum power dissipation of 30 watts. Xavier also offers scalable performance for applications requiring lower overall power consumption of 10 or 15 watts. The module runs at 32 TOPs on a 512-core Volta GPU with Tensor Cores and accelerators, enabling high-performance AI-powered autonomous machines like never before. At 87 x 100mm (3.4 x 3.9") it is slightly bigger than the other Jetson modul...

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Manufacturer:
DSC
Published:
Fri, 24 May 2019

Diamond Systems Stevie - NVIDIA Jetson AGX/TX2 Translator

Diamond Systems Stevie - NVIDIA Jetson AGX/TX2 Translator

Stevie™ is a unique “translator” board that enables the Ziggy and Jethro TX2 carriers to be used with the higher performance AGX Xavier module. Stevie™ adds an M.2 PCIe NVMe flash socket, 2 CAN ports and an additional USB 3.0 port, as well as a socket for connecting high-performance cameras, thus rounding out the TX2 carriers to provide a complete platform for taking advantage of Xavier’s superior performance and features.

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Manufacturer:
DSC
Published:
Fri, 24 May 2019

Virtium StorFly M.2 SSDs - Industrial M.2/NGFF SLC/MLC SSD

Virtium StorFly M.2 SSDs - Industrial M.2/NGFF SLC/MLC SSD

StorFly® M.2 SSDs deliver an optimal solid-state storage solution for embedded and industrial systems that require high performance in a small form factor.  They are available with SATA, PCIe or TuffDrive USB 3.1 interfaces.

M.2 requires less power and generates less heat, which improves the devices’ reliability in systems where space is limited and airflow minimal, if not absent entirely. This provides system designers with the capability to scale their capacity by allowing the integration of multiple SSDs all within a limited power budget or system footprint.

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Manufacturer:
Virtium
Published:
Fri, 24 May 2019

Virtium TuffDrive® eUSB  - SLC USB 2.0 Storage Device

Virtium TuffDrive® eUSB - SLC USB 2.0 Storage Device

TuffDrive® eUSB embedded USB 2.0 and 3.0 SSDs are ideal solutions for networking, embedded and industrial applications that require a modest amount of storage and utilize Altera, Cavium, Freescale, Renesas, Xilinx or other chipsets that may not have an integrated SATA interface. Even if a host system does have integrated SATA, many engineers find embedded USB modules beneficial for storing system configuration information and for providing a backup repository for data in DRAM in the event of a system-level power-down.

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Virtium
Published:
Fri, 24 May 2019

Virtium TuffDrive® USB Keys  - SLC USB 2.0 Storage Device

Virtium TuffDrive® USB Keys - SLC USB 2.0 Storage Device

TuffDrive® USB long and short 2.0 and 3.0 USB keys are ideal solutions for networking, embedded and industrial applications that require a modest amount of storage and utilize Altera, Cavium, Freescale, Renesas, Xilinx or other chipsets that may not have an integrated SATA interface. Even if a host system does have integrated SATA, many engineers find embedded USB modules beneficial for storing system configuration information and for providing a backup repository for data in DRAM in the event of a system-level power-down.

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Manufacturer:
Virtium
Published:
Fri, 24 May 2019

Virtium TuffDrive P25 2.5” PATA - 2.5” PATA (IDE) SLC SSD

Virtium TuffDrive P25 2.5” PATA - 2.5” PATA (IDE) SLC SSD

TuffDrive® P25 2.5” PATA solid-state drives (SSD) are designed for the unique capacity, workload and product lifecycle requirements of a broad range of embedded systems including networking, industrial automation, medical and gaming equipment as well as point-of-sale terminals and data recorders and legacy computing systems.

TuffDrive P25 PATA SSDs are rugged, high-performance alternatives to hard-to-find PATA hard drives.

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Manufacturer:
Virtium
Published:
Fri, 24 May 2019

Virtium TuffDrive CompactFlash - Industrial CompactFlash SLC SSD

Virtium TuffDrive CompactFlash - Industrial CompactFlash SLC SSD

TuffDrive® CompactFlash (CF) cards are optimal storage solutions for the rugged requirements of single board computers and a variety of embedded systems ranging from point of sale terminals to networking equipment to industrial automation. They include field upgradeable firmware functionality. Despite some companies exiting the CompactFlash business, Virtium is committed to this form factor in the industrial embedded market.

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Manufacturer:
Virtium
Published:
Fri, 24 May 2019

Virtium TuffDrive SD - Industrial SLC SD Card

Virtium TuffDrive SD - Industrial SLC SD Card

Virtium’s TuffDrive SD (Secure Digital) cards are designed for the unique capacity, workload and product lifecycle requirements of a broad range of embedded systems including networking, industrial automation, medical and gaming equipment as well as point-of-sale terminals, military data recorders and wearable computers. TuffDrive SD cards deliver stable configuration for long product life, can operate over a wide temperature range and eliminate the need for frequent product re-qualification

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Manufacturer:
Virtium
Published:
Fri, 24 May 2019