EFCO announced the partnership with congatec to support industrial computer modules carrier board series design service for all congatec’s COM Express® Type 6, Type 7, SMARC and Qseven® modules. EFCO also provides a system-level customization solution with a combination of carrier boards assembled with design-in computer modules, thermal solution and necessary peripherals to fulfill customers’ needs for various vertical applications, including factory automation, machine vision, in-vehicle, surveillance, GPU computing, IOT and edge computing.
The carrier board houses the application-specific connectivity and interfaces such as USB 3.0, multiple Ethernet ports (optional PoE), UART, Display port, miniPCI expansion etc. The new carrier boards will be also equipped with the company’s eKit software package, based on its propriety artificial intelligence algorithms, providing all systems with monitoring and system analysis.
Facilitating embedded system customers
“Being a strategic partner with congatec, EFCO will provide standard carrier board amount all popular industrial computer modules platform, reducing the barriers for embedded system integration, bringing extreme reductions in time and expenditures for embedded customers,” stated Bryan Lin, General Manger of EFCO. “The partnership between EFCO and congatec brings unique value to facilitate embedded system customers can address a broader range of applications with time-to-market solution. With 20 years of experience, EFCO has a wide range of ready-to-use sustainable and scalable solutions that are compatible with the latest technologies and hardware vendors.”
“congatec’s modules have been deployed into in a variety of industries and applications, such as industrial automation, medical, entertainment, transportation, tele-communication, test & measurement and point-of-sale,” said Fred Barden, congatec Vice President Worldwide Sales. “Together, we will partner to offer consolidated end-to-end solutions, which can ensure the product quality as well as empower customers’ applications in an efficient way.”