congatec has released a technical article designed to help readers identify the best credit card sized form factor – a major step within the design evaluation process of all new connected rugged mobile devices, in vehicle systems, IoT appliances and gateways as well as thin clients up to mini edge and cloud servers.
At the same time as Intel launched the new Apollo Lake processors, the SGET released the SMARC 2.0 specification, leading engineers to ask which of the three credit card sized form factors should I choose – COM Express Mini, Qseven or SMARC 2.0?
The article covers:
- The history of Computer-on-Modules (COMs)
- Advantages of each module
- How fabless board-level vendors such as congatec can help