What is Software IV&V?

We all interact with software in our daily lives—you’re utilizing countless software programs to read this article on your phone or computer right now. Of course, software goes well beyond a computer screen. Software drives some of the most critical applications in the world, from defense systems to medical equipment, even the car you drive. […]

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How Does a Display Actually Work?

Most of us spend more time than we should staring at a display. It’s a big part of our jobs, and our daily lives outside of work (you’re probably reading this on a display right now!). For those in safety- and mission-critical applications, displays even play life-saving roles. But did you ever wonder, how do […]

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Four Examples of SiMD IV&V Gone Wrong

When we go to a hospital or doctor’s office to be treated, we know that sometimes things might not go perfectly. Typically, we worry about the human elements. What happens if I don’t respond to the prescription my doctor gives me? What if a mistake during a routine surgery leaves me injured? However, one all-too-real […]

Four Examples of SiMD IV&V Gone Wrong

NVIS Display Selection Guide

Certain operating environments for ruggedized systems call for the need to be unseen. This is where Night Vision Imaging Systems (NVIS) come in. In simplest terms, these infrared-driven solutions allow operators to use their tactical equipment, without emitting significant light. As you could imagine, the most popular application is military. These systems are found in […]

Australian Army soldiers from 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, test the new Mark 47 L40-2 lightweight automatic grenade launcher at Port Wakefield in South Australia on 2 September 2016.

What are the True Costs of Saving when Purchasing Ruggedized Equipment?

Ruggedized electronics are found worldwide in many markets today: military, industrial, marine, mining and others. While they are all seeking the benefits of longevity and durability, each application tends to have its own set of requirements. Sometimes these specifications come with a higher price tag when compared to off the shelf solutions that appear to […]

Minimum Order Quantity Kits, Explained

We understand that many customers cannot afford an MOQ on their finished product, whether due to a lack of budget or a lack of immediate requirement for multiple units. In order to accommodate one-piece orders, we offer something called an “MOQ Kit,” which is composed of the bill of materials that require MOQ purchases.

Confidence Testing

People count on our rugged display systems to withstand the pressures of the harshest environments on (or off) Earth. So how can you know that your rugged monitor will work in the field, without it being formally certified? We achieve this through a process called “Confidence Testing.”

Why Configuration Management & Revision Control Matters

It might sound easy to maintain equipment that was originally designed and developed before I was even born. However, as supply chains evolve and change over time, so does the availability of crucial aspects of the Bill of Materials for a particular part. We wouldn’t be able to continue building these legacy systems without a dedicated approach to Configuration Management & Revision Control.