PC/104 and Arm-based Single Board Computers, COM-Express Modules and Industrial-Grade Embedded Computers

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VersaLogic is a leading developer of rugged embedded computers for OEMs of unmanned systems. Our industrial-grade embedded processing units (EPUs) and single-board computers (SBCs) are ideal for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), drones, unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) and other autonomous vehicles.

Embedded Computers for UAVs

Our industrial-grade COTS embedded computing boards are designed for demanding applications in the harshest environments, such as avionics & UAV flight control, video processing for targeting and machine vision, and more.

Customization of our embedded products is available even in low quantities, with options including conformal coating, BGA underfill, BIOS/splash screen configuration, application-specific testing, and custom labelling.

COM Express Embedded Processing Units

Our rugged, industrial-grade COM Express embedded computing boards feature an integrated Intel Gen-7 graphics core, providing hardware-accelerated MPEG-4/H.264 and MPEG-2 video encoding and decoding.

System interfaces include Gigabit Ethernet with network boot capability, one USB 3.0 port, four USB 2.0 ports, and two serial ports, with a SATA 3 Gb/s interface for high-capacity storage. A range of flexible solid-state drive (SSD) options are catered for with on-board eMMC Flash, a microSD socket and a Mini PCIe socket with mSATA support. The Mini PCIe socket also accommodates plug-in A/D, Wi-Fi modems, GPS receivers, MIL-STD-1553, Ethernet, Firewire, and other mini cards.

Grizzly (ESU-5070) COM Express Embedded Server

The Grizzly is a rugged compact server based around an Intel 16-core processor and designed specifically for high-speed processing and data collection applications in harsh environments. With up to 128 GB of ECC memory, it is protected against single-bit memory errors which can occur in outer space and at high altitudes.

VersaLogic Grizzly embedded server

The embedded server features two 10 Gigabit Ethernet SFP+ ports and four Gigabit Ethernet ports, two Mini PCIe sockets and a PCIe x4 M.2 site for on-board I/O expansion and storage, as well as a variety of additional interfaces such as USB, serial and digital I/O, and SATA.

Based on the COM Express Extended form factor, the Grizzly is fully tested and production-ready, designed for full industrial temperature operation (-40° to +85°C) and to MIL-STD-202H specifications for shock and vibration.

Osprey (EPU-3311) COM-Express Embedded Processing Unit

The Osprey is a highly compact and rugged embedded computing platform based around an Intel Atom E38xx “Bay Trail” processor, with single, dual, and quad-core options. With a slightly larger footprint than a credit card and a thickness of one inch, it is ideal for highly SWAP-constrained UAVs, drones and robotic platforms.

Osprey (EPU-3311) COM-Express Embedded Processing Unit

The rugged system has been designed to operate within industrial temperatures of -40° to +85°C, and meets military MIL-STD-202G specifications for shock and vibration.

Raven (EPU-3312) Com-Express Embedded Processing Unit

The Raven is a compact, rugged low-power embedded computer equipped with an Intel Atom E38xx “Bay Trail” processor, with single, dual, and quad-core options. With a four inches square footprint and a thickness of one inch, it is ideal for space-constrained unmanned systems with low power budgets.

With a wide input voltage range of 8 to 30 volts, the Raven is fully compatible with 12 or 24V systems, making it easy to integrate with a wide variety of unmanned vehicles. In addition, it features Reverse Voltage Protection and Over Voltage Protection for enhanced field durability and reliability.

Raven, (EPU-3312) Com-Express Embedded Processing Unit

The rugged system can operate within industrial temperatures of -40° to +85°C, and meets military MIL-STD-202G specifications for shock and vibration. Soldered-on RAM and latching SATA, Ethernet, power, and main I/O connectors provide additional robustness in harsh environments.

PC/104 Single Board Computers

Our PC/104 single board computers are lightweight platforms based around the industry standard footprint of 108mm x 96mm. They are ideal for SWaP-constrained UAVs and unmanned systems with harsh environment applications, having been designed to industrial temperature operation standards (-40° to +85°C) and qualified to military MIL-STD-202G specifications for shock and vibration.

Bengal (EPMe-30) PC/104 Single Board Computer

The Bengal is a low-power, high-performance SBC based around an Intel Atom E38xx “Bay Trail” processor, with single, dual, and quad-core options and up to 8GB RAM. Its integrated Intel Gen 7 graphics core supports DirectX 11, OpenGL 4.0, and H.264/MPEG-2 encoding and decoding.

The Bengal is built on the new “PCIe/104 OneBank” format. It is compatible with the PCI/104 Express format and includes a legacy PCI connector and a single bank high-speed PCIe connector, providing flexible system expansion options.

Bengal (EPMe-30) PC:104 Single Board Computer

Lion (EPMe-42) PC/104 Single Board Computer

The Lion is a high-performance SBC based around a dual-core 2.8Ghz Intel 7th generation Core “Kaby Lake” processor, with up to 16GB RAM. Its integrated Intel HD Graphics 620 core supports DirectX 12, OpenGL 4.4, and H.264/MPEG-2 encoding and decoding.

The Lion is built on the new “PCIe/104 OneBank” format. It is compatible with the PCI/104 Express format and includes a legacy PCI connector and a single bank high-speed PCIe connector, providing flexible system expansion options.

Lion (EPMe-42) PC:104 Single Board Computer

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BayCat (EPM-31) PC/104 Single Board Computer

The BayCat is a low-power, high-performance SBC based around an Intel Atom E38xx “Bay Trail” processor, with single, dual, and quad-core options and up to 8GB RAM. Its integrated Intel Gen 7 graphics core supports DirectX 11, OpenGL 4.0, and H.264/MPEG-2 encoding and decoding.

The BayCat is built on the PC/104 form factor, and includes ISA and PCI connectors, allowing direct interfacing with PC/104-Plus plug-in boards and providing easy upgrading of legacy systems to a powerful 4th generation Atom processor.

BayCat (EPM-31) PC:104 Single Board Computer

SandCat (EPM-39) PC/104 Single Board Computer

The SandCat is a low-power SBC based around a dual-core Intel “Bay Trail” processor, with up to 8GB RAM. Its integrated Intel Gen 7 graphics core supports DirectX 11, OpenGL 4.0, and H.264/MPEG-2 encoding and decoding.

The BayCat is built on the PC/104 form factor, and includes ISA and PCI connectors, allowing direct interfacing with PC/104-Plus plug-in boards while allowing easy upgrading of legacy systems that may have specialist I/O capabilities.

SandCat (EPM-39) PC:104 Single Board Computer