Robots are saving lives by performing a wide range of military missions, such as neutralizing roadside bombs, inspecting suspicious vehicles and detecting warfare agents and radiation. If human life is at risk, the military is sending a robot whenever possible.
Tackling more complex combat assignments, robotics manufacturers are packing in as much computing power as possible. One of the challenges is squeezing the latest processors, I/O and memory into compact devices; and as a result, system developers are turning to COM Express boards. However, military equipment manufacturers also require a solution that is battlefield-ready....
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