Rheinmetall continues work with laser weapon tech

Having completed a successful series of comprehensive trials in December 2018, Rheinmetall has confirmed that its weapon station can be armed with lasers in the 100 kW output power range. During the tests, which were conducted in Switzerland at the company’s Ochsenboden test centre near Zürich, drones and mortar rounds were successfully engaged at operationally…

Nilesat builds broadcast playout facility with PlayBox servers

PlayBox Neo has completed a large broadcast playout system for Nilesat at its headquarters in Cairo. One of the largest telecommunication networks in the Middle East, Nilesat provides a wide range of satellite-based facilities including transmission of over 700 television channels, 600 of which are free-to-air. The new system was provided by PlayBox Neo channel…

An on-board rail networking solution

When train cars are switched, re-configure network settings is normally required. Thus, railway operators need to have enough knowledge of Ethernet. This not only increases the cost of labor but also result in additional time.Making it flexible for easy maintenance is biggest challenge for on-board network solution. In most of train application, many train cars…

Syslogic intel demos at SPS IPC Drives

At the 2018 edition of the SPS IPC Drives trade show held in Nuremberg, Germany, ’embedded systems’ specialist Syslogic showcases its portfolio of industrial PCs and touch panels as well as new artificial intelligence (AI) technology. Syslogic specialises in embedded systems for demanding applications. The company’s industrial PCs and touch panel computers are used in…