Embedded Avionics, Military

Crystal Group Launches Rugged Embedded Computer for Airborne Applications

By Woodrow Bellamy III | July 1, 2016
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[Avionics Magazine 07-01-2016] Iowa-based computer manufacturer Crystal Group has announced the launch the RE1312 rugged embedded computer, designed to bring powerful computer processing capabilities to airborne and other transportation platform applications. 

Crystal Group’s RE1312 Rugged Embedded Computer offers a lightweight, compact, scalable solution for use in a variety of on-board manned and unmanned ground, air and sea vehicles. Photo: Crystal Group.

The RE1312 Rugged Embedded Computer is a ruggedized system based on Intel Core-i7 Gen6 dual or quad core processors. The system can be configured with up to 32GB, non ECC DDR4 of memory.  Along with six USB 3.0 ports the compact unit offers two 15mm SSD or three 9mm SSD storage options which are externally removable. The system’s LGA 1151 socket supports HDMI and DVI-I video output options.

"It’s a perfect fit for data intensive applications including signal intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, and transit case integration," says Jim Shaw, executive vice president of engineering for Crystal Group.

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