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See Through the Fog for Secure, Reliable Industrial Computing

June 25, 2021
Fog Computing

Fog computing is a relatively new layer in distributed networks. The industry consortium, the OpenFog Consortium, founded by Arm, Cisco, Dell, Intel, Microsoft, and Princeton University, released its reference architecture for fog computing just four years ago, in February 2017. The meteorological moniker places it as a computing layer that is below the Cloud, but… Read More »

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Design, Develop and Deploy Embedded Solutions Faster with Qt and WINSYSTEMS

June 22, 2021
WINSYSTEMS and Qt Partnership

  Highly reliable embedded systems start with secure, rock-solid hardware designs, such as those provided by WINSYSTEMS. The application software provides the unique functionality systems developers require for their embedded product solutions. The Finnish software company, Qt, has based its highly efficient and flexible development platform on the principle of reducing coding effort to accelerate… Read More »

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Implement 8 IoT Security Features in Days Not Months

June 9, 2021
Free Embedded Cybersecurity Webcast

Don’t Risk Becoming the Next Colonial Pipeline Story Cybersecurity is more critical than ever, as evidenced by the SolarWinds and Colonial Pipeline attacks causing major disruptions, hazards, and shut-downs. As billions of IoT devices are deployed each year, adversaries are becoming more adept at taking advantage of vulnerabilities in critical operational technology systems causing significant… Read More »

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Lessons Learned from the Colonial Pipeline Attack

June 9, 2021
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Cybersecurity attacks that affect our daily lives serve as massive wake-up calls to improve our IoT and Operational Technology (OT) security. The recent cyberattack on the Colonial Pipeline disrupted oil and gas distribution along the East Coast of the U.S., causing gas shortages and higher prices, and mass hysteria in some places. And it showed… Read More »

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U.S. Representative Beth Van Duyne Visits WINSYSTEMS

June 9, 2021
Beth Van Duyne, R-TX

On June 7th, U.S. Representative Beth Van Duyne (R-TX) visited WINSYSTEMS corporate campus in Grand Prairie, Texas. After a short meet-and-greet and brief tour, the congresswoman sat down with company management and department heads for a conversation centered on promoting increased manufacturing in the U.S. and highlighting some of the challenges small manufacturers are currently… Read More »

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WINSYSTEMS and Partner to Provide Secure Industrial Embedded IoT Platform and Edge Computing Solutions for Complete Product Life Cycle

June 8, 2021

Affordable, scalable integrated platform speeds time to market, enables pre-deployment testing and ensures compatibility of hardware and software for highly reliable connected devices GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas – June 8, 2021 – Longtime industrial embedded computing leader WINSYSTEMS today announced its partnership with, a leading open-OS platform provider for lifetime deployment of secure Linux-based IoT… Read More »

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TPM 2.0-Compliant COM Modules Answer Call for Cybersecurity Upgrades

May 12, 2021
US-Made Industrial COM Modules with TPM 2 Hardware Security

As more computational power is required at the Edge, embedded systems are often required to adapt for additional functionality, together with extensive connectivity and sensor inputs for the expanding Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). The Cybersecurity Improvement Act (2020) defines the minimum security requirements for IoT devices and vulnerability disclosures. Although focused on IoT devices… Read More »

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Choose the Best xPU Combination for Edge AI Computations

April 27, 2021
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In our last blog, Which xPU? Understand the Differences Between Edge-Based Processors, we went through the different types of processing elements that might show up on an Edge computer, along with a description of each of the function types. This list included CPUs (central processing units), GPUs (graphical processing units), TPUs (Tensor processing units), and… Read More »

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