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Rugged COTS-based computing platform

10 October 2018 Computer/Embedded Technology

North Atlantic Industries has leveraged its modular and adaptable COSA architecture to provide application-ready systems for harsh air, land and sea environments. These rugged COTS, preconfigured and tested systems, allow rapid deployment with less risk, and no non-recurring engineering costs.

The highly adaptive, scalable Custom on Standard Architecture (COSA) approach optimises reliability, size, weight and power, as these systems seamlessly integrate with the company’s field-proven processing, intelligent multifunction I/O and communications boards that feature high packaging density and flexibility. Communications and I/O functions can easily be interchanged based on customer requirements without affecting the design of the overall system, resulting in numerous efficiency and cost benefits.

The flexibility and adaptability of the COSA architecture allows systems engineers to quickly meet requirements for various rugged applications that range from ground-based and naval systems, to manned and unmanned aerial payloads in data acquisition, data distribution, vehicle management, actuator control, fire control, targeting and more.

The application-ready systems support Intel, NXP or ARM –A9 processors and a full suite of I/O and communications functions.



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