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Navigating NIS2: The Significance of Cybersecurity in OT Networks
Navigating NIS2: The Significance of Cybersecurity in OT Networks
Industrial computing devices and embedded systems are becoming increasingly interconnected as part of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Industry 4.0 initiatives. This connectivity brings numerous benefits, such as improved efficiency, predictive maintenance, and data-driven insights. However, this advancement has an ever-present downside: it introduces new cybersecurity challenges. Improvements in cybersecurity technologies and practices are continuously being developed to address the...
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Windows 11 IoT Licence Policies Explained
Windows 11 IoT Licence Policies Explained
Since 1985, Microsoft has been releasing and regularly updating its Windows operating system to coincide with the evolving needs of its users. Used from personal devices to enterprise systems and more, the history of releases includes milestone updates such as the addition of the Start menu and taskbar for Windows 95, the first industrial OS in 1996 with the Windows Embedded Compact OS, and its successor, Windows 10 IoT Enterprise, released in 2015. Becoming familiar with the different editions ...
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Mind the Gap: How Embedded Computing Bridges the Distance Between Tracks and Technology
Mind the Gap: How Embedded Computing Bridges the Distance Between Tracks and Technology
Modern railways are seeing enhanced efficiency, safety, and overall performance of daily operations thanks to the continuous advancements in technology. At the heart of its ongoing progression is the use of embedded PCs. Compact computing systems drive the railway industry towards new levels of automation and intelligence, designed to operate seamlessly within railway infrastructure and revolutionise how we manage today's rail networks.These ruggedised PCs provide essential solutions such as rea...
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NVIDIA® Jetson Orin™: A Breakthrough in Industrial Edge AI
NVIDIA® Jetson Orin™: A Breakthrough in Industrial Edge AI
First released in August 2022, NVIDIA’s latest and greatest addition to the Jetson series marks a staggering leap forward in AI capabilities. The Jetson Orin, available in three distinct versions—that being Nano, NX and AGX—is a powerful series of System-on-Modules that are revolutionising Edge AI as we know it.These powerful modules, ranging from 20 to 275 TOPS with an impressively small form factor, can manage a remarkable number of AI operations per second. This makes them, ...
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Celebrating 30 Years of Growth and Achievement
Celebrating 30 Years of Growth and Achievement
Impulse Embedded was founded in 1993 by Graham Whitehouse with just four members of staff, the original vision for Impulse Embedded arose from the desire to connect UK companies with global technology and support our customers’ unique projects. We have achieved this from the beginning by being the familiar link between our customers and our reliable manufacturing partners. From these humble beginnings to the present, 30 years later, the company has grown substantially – including som...
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Our Enrolment in the MOXA MTSC Program
Our Enrolment in the MOXA MTSC Program
Last month, two of our valued team members, Connor Richardson and Matt Westwood, travelled to the vibrant city of Munich in Germany to gain their MOXA Technical Support Certification (MTSC).The city, ...
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How Repeatable Processes Fortify the VELA Rack
How Repeatable Processes Fortify the VELA Rack
After enjoying the Early May Bank Holiday last week, our engineers were back bright and early to build more of our embedded computers and industrial devices. The first task they faced? Building 16 ide...
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Impulse Embedded Renew JOSCAR Certification
Impulse Embedded Renew JOSCAR Certification
As of February 2024, we have been re-accredited by JOSCAR, the Joint Supply Chain Accreditation Register operated by Hellios. JOSCAR provides a centralised database where suppliers can undergo a stand...
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Our ‘Why’: What is the Power Behind the Purpose?
Our ‘Why’: What is the Power Behind the Purpose?
Behind every business is the 5 ‘W’s – Who, What, When, Where, and Why. Who are the driving forces behind its operations? What products or services shape its identity? When did it tak...
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Edge or Cloud: Which Computing Paradigm Should You Choose?
Edge or Cloud: Which Computing Paradigm Should You Choose?
Both Edge and Cloud computing are computing paradigms that involve data processing and storage. While these two different approaches can be used for differing needs in the landscape of technology, it&...
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Uniting for Victory: Impulse Embedded Backs Chesterton AFC Women & Girls
Uniting for Victory: Impulse Embedded Backs Chesterton AFC Women & Girls
We take great pride to announce that we are sponsoring Chesterton AFC Women & Girls football club (CAFC) in dedication to supporting and uplifting our local community and women in sports. We firml...
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What are the Benefits of Using an Efficient Power Supply?
What are the Benefits of Using an Efficient Power Supply?
The power supply, often overlooked despite being the beating heart of a computer system, is not just an essential piece of equipment. Utilising an efficient power supply can also lead to cost-cutting ...
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The Rugged In-Vehicle Computing Workstation for Railway & AIoT Applications
The Rugged In-Vehicle Computing Workstation for Railway & AIoT Applications
The IVX-1000 from Vecow is an updated, in-vehicle computing workstation powered by the latest Intel 13th Gen Core i9, i7, i5, and i3 processors. The innovative, EN50155-compliant system is rich in fea...
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AI enabling Nvidia Jetson Orin NX Frame Grabber Cards
AI enabling Nvidia Jetson Orin NX Frame Grabber Cards
Powered by NVIDIA Jetson Orin NX bundled with JetPack 5.1 100 TOPS AI inference performance  Software-programmable per-port power on/off control Neousys Technology, an industry-lea...
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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Promote
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Promote
As a company, we have taken significant strides to reinforce our commitment to our environmental responsibility. With a clear understanding of the pressing need for businesses to contribute to a green...
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AI-MXM-H84A – MXM Module with four Hailo-8 processors for Edge AI
AI-MXM-H84A – MXM Module with four Hailo-8 processors for Edge AI
The AI-MXM-H84A from leading embedded solutions provider Aetina, is an MXM Embedded Graphics Accelerator for AI processing, to aid the development of Deep Learning and Neural Network processing at the...
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X86 Single Board Computers the size of a Raspberry Pi, suitable for the most demanding applications
X86 Single Board Computers the size of a Raspberry Pi, suitable for the most demanding applications
By now you have probably heard of the Raspberry Pi, a small compact development board originally designed to provide individuals with access to programmable hardware at an affordable price from that b...
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2.5” Single Board Computer from Advantech enabled for Edge AI applications.
2.5” Single Board Computer from Advantech enabled for Edge AI applications.
Octa-core ARM Cortex CPU with dual-core Artificial Intelligence Processing Unit. Three 4-lane MIPI camera interfaces supporting vision processing at the edge. Modular expansion system for tailoring th...
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The feature rich Embedded PC that excels in AI inference at the Edge
The feature rich Embedded PC that excels in AI inference at the Edge
Powered by Intel 12th Gen Alder Lake processors 250W power support for NVIDIA GPU cards Superfast 2.5G network support for Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN) ASRock’s IEPF-9010S-EY4 is a high-...
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How GMSL cameras can enhance the use of AI applications
How GMSL cameras can enhance the use of AI applications
What is GMSL?GMSL and GMSL2 (Gigabit Multimedia Serial Link) are multi-purpose, low-power interfaces for transmitting high-speed, high-resolution video, power, and bidirectional control data over coax...
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Transcend and Impulse Embedded distribution partnership for industrial memory and storage solutions.
Transcend and Impulse Embedded distribution partnership for industrial memory and storage solutions.
Transcend, a globally recognized leader in the manufacture of industrial storage solutions and Impulse Embedded - one of the UK's leading industrial PC and embedded solutions providers, have announced...
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Aaeon launches BOXER-8640AI Embedded BOX PCs Powered by New NVIDIA Jetson AGX Orin.
Aaeon launches BOXER-8640AI Embedded BOX PCs Powered by New NVIDIA Jetson AGX Orin.
Rich I/O including 4x Gigabit PoE ports packed into a compact device 200 Terra Operations per second of INT 8 compute performance  Latest JetPack 5.0 software development kit, makes app...
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The Price of your Industrial Computer System in 2022
The Price of your Industrial Computer System in 2022
For system integrators and OEMs who use industrial computers or IIoT devices in their systems it’s a safe bet that many will have seen price increases in their supply chain recently. What frustr...
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UNO-148 Scalable Tiger Lake DIN-Rail Control PC
UNO-148 Scalable Tiger Lake DIN-Rail Control PC
Features low-power yet high-performance 11th Gen Tiger Lake Intel Core processors2kV isolated I/O and wide input voltage ideal for industrial control applications2.5GigE LAN supports Intel Time-S...
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SPC-6000 - Configurable Elkhart Lake Embedded Computer
SPC-6000 - Configurable Elkhart Lake Embedded Computer
Latest ultra-low power (just 12W TDP) Quad-core Intel Atom x6425RE Elkhart Lake processorVHub AIoT Solution Service supports OpenVINO based AI accelerator and Edge AI applications2.5GigE LAN...
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UNO-137 Integrated IoT Edge PC for Industry 4.0 Applications
UNO-137 Integrated IoT Edge PC for Industry 4.0 Applications
Compact ruggedised industrial computer with front-facing I/O for space-limited applicationsSuper fast connectivity with support for 5G cellular expansion modulesModular expansion design allows I/O and...
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Ultra-compact box PCs featuring Intel Elkhart Lake 10nm Atom processors
Ultra-compact box PCs featuring Intel Elkhart Lake 10nm Atom processors
Elkhart Lake processors give 80% performance increase over previous Apollo Lake Atom processorsPOC-40 has a footprint similar to the size of a credit card, but still provides rich I/OPOC-400 is DIN-ra...
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The Implications of TSMC's Global Chip Shortage
The Implications of TSMC's Global Chip Shortage
You may not have heard the name TSMC, but the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company is working around the clock to help manufacturing and technology companies around the world recover from a glob...
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The MAX-Q470A 10th Gen. Core Micro-ATX Motherboard with 5G
The MAX-Q470A 10th Gen. Core Micro-ATX Motherboard with 5G
The MAX-Q470A is the latest micro-ATX industrial motherboard from Aaeon Technology, featuring a 5G compatible M.2 3052 socket and built to run the latest Intel 10th Gen. Core LGA1200 processor series....
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5 Ways Manufacturing is Turning to the Digital Age
5 Ways Manufacturing is Turning to the Digital Age
Digitising industry is nothing new, but manufacturing is one area which has appeared to lag behind the rest when it comes to moving to the digital world. But now, according to Forbes, the majority of ...
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UNO-247 Fanless Edge PC for Demanding IIoT Applications
UNO-247 Fanless Edge PC for Demanding IIoT Applications
Advantech’s UNO-247 is a fanless entry-level Internet of Things (IoT) Edge computer. Equipped with an Intel Celeron J3455 processor, plentiful I/O ports with VGA, and HDMI display interfaces, the UNO-...
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Ultra-fast AI computing made easy with the SKY-6420 GPU server
Ultra-fast AI computing made easy with the SKY-6420 GPU server
Increase performance with the SKY-6420 19” 4U rack-mount system from Impulse Embedded. This scalable dual Intel Xeon based GPU computing platform server for cloud based AI inference  allows you to con...
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UNO-420 PoE powered Data Sensing Gateway for the Edge
UNO-420 PoE powered Data Sensing Gateway for the Edge
The UNO-420 from Advantech is a compact fanless data sensing gateway built around a low power Intel processor and with a comprehensive I/O interface including three programmable serial ports and eight...
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W24IKWS-MHL2 - Rugged 4K Ultra HD Wall-mount Panel PC
W24IKWS-MHL2 - Rugged 4K Ultra HD Wall-mount Panel PC
View critical data in sharper detail with the W24IKWS-MHL2, a rugged 4K ultra HD wall-mount Panel PC featuring the Intel 7th Gen. Core i5-7200U 2.5GHz processor and Intel HD 620 graphic capability.Wit...
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The POC-500 AMD Ryzen Embedded PC from Impulse Embedded
The POC-500 AMD Ryzen Embedded PC from Impulse Embedded
The POC-500 series is a step up in performance for ultra-compact embedded PCs. It features the AMD Ryzen V1000 4 core 8 thread embedded processor offering up to 3x the performance over previous POC mo...
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UK in 5th place in the autonomous vehicle race
UK in 5th place in the autonomous vehicle race
A report released this week shows that the UK is in 5th place in the race for driverless cars.Various key players in the automotive industry like BMW, Mercedes, Volkswagen and Volvo amongst others, br...
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USB - Choosing the right bus in Automation
USB - Choosing the right bus in Automation
Ubiquity in electronics can be defined by a variety of components, from PCBs to CPUs, many of which emerge for a time, some of which were developed decades ago and remain fundamental to this day. Univ...
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Top trends that will define intelligent manufacturing in 2019
Top trends that will define intelligent manufacturing in 2019
Since the start of the first industrial revolution, manufacturing seems to have been the driving force in pushing industrial transformation forward. Today, we are in the middle of the fourth industria...
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6 IoT trends and predictions that you’ll want to hear about in 2019
6 IoT trends and predictions that you’ll want to hear about in 2019
Once considered a niche technology for start-ups, is now made up of thriving technology that global businesses are building their futures on. The IoT has quite literally changed the way we live, and w...
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Workforce challenges solved with Industry 4.0 technologies
Workforce challenges solved with Industry 4.0 technologies
Are you struggling to recruit for manufacturing roles that you once found straightforward to fill? Many people believe manufacturing jobs are disappearing, yet Forbes report that the struggle may lie ...
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A collaborative approach to Smart City projects will breed success for the UK
A collaborative approach to Smart City projects will breed success for the UK
It is reported that by 2040, 65% of the world’s population will be living in cities, and as cities throughout the globe prepare for this explosion in population numbers, Smart City technologies ...
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Smart Cities will be fuelled by edge computing, according to global data centre CEO
Smart Cities will be fuelled by edge computing, according to global data centre CEO
According to Serverfarm CEO Avner Papouchado, not enough is being done by administrations to develop a smart city infrastructure which will ensure longevity and reliability, and he is calling for heav...
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The Nuvo-5100VTC - a rugged in-vehicle computer for harsh environments
The Nuvo-5100VTC - a rugged in-vehicle computer for harsh environments
Perfect for mobile surveillance and other in-vehicle applications and featuring the Intel 6th Gen. Core i7/i5/3 'Skylake' processors, it exhibits superb CPU and GPU performance. Customers looking for ...
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