Concurrent Technologies’ I/O Intensive Plug in Card Chosen for Next Generation Land Based Vehicles

Enhanced Graphics Capabilities at a Competitive Price

Concurrent Technologies, a world leading specialist in the design and manufacture of high-end embedded computer boards for critical applications, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a £1.6 million contract by a major European defence prime contractor to supply its recently launched I/O Intensive 3U VPX Plug in Card. The contract is to be delivered over multiple years and the customer is expected to use the product as the controller in an electronic vision system for its next generation land-based vehicles.

Designed in alignment with the SOSA™ Technical Standard, TR K9x/6sd-RCx is targeted for use in a variety of Situational Awareness and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) applications that need a combination of general-purpose processing augmented with image processing and Artificial Intelligence (AI) acceleration. The Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics integrated into the product provides 96 Execution Units for AI and acceleration when utilized by an OpenCL, oneAPI or OpenVINO™ application.

As an Intel Titanium IoT Solutions partner, Concurrent Technologies has access to the latest processing technologies, enabling the creation of powerful solutions for critical application. In this case,
TR K9x/6sd-RCx demonstrates our ability to deliver a solution with vital graphics capabilities, under significant time constraints, at a competitive cost.

Jason Wilkes, Sales Director of Concurrent Technologies, commented:

“We are delighted that one of our latest computer boards, that was designed and developed in the UK, has been selected as the basis of this prestigious program. By delivering leading edge products quickly to the market, we are positioning Concurrent Technologies as the premier supplier of processor solutions for critical applications.”

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