SBC targets industrial IoT

January 06, 2019

Susan Nordyk-January 06, 2019

Running under Linux, the TS-7180 single-board computer (SBC) from Technologic Systems is useful for industrial control automation and remote monitoring management, including unmanned control rooms, automatic asset management, and asset tracking. Powered by a low-power NXP i.MX6 UltraLite processor with multimedia support, the TS-7180 comes in two configurations with either 512 Mbytes or 1 Gbyte of RAM.

The board also packs 4 Gbytes of eMMC MLC flash memory that can be configured as 2 Gbytes of pseudo-SLC for enhanced system integrity. A 16-kbit FRAM provides nonvolatile storage that allows reliable data retention without the complexities, overhead, and system-level reliability problems of EEPROM. Additionally, TS-SILO supercapacitors provide up to 30 seconds of reserve power in the event of a power failure, enabling safe system shutdown.

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