Mercury PowerBlock Compact Rugged Computer

Posted: May 5 2008, 12:03pm CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 7:53am CDT, in News | Notebooks and PCs


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Mercury Computer Systems announced its new line of ultra compact and rugged computers. Mercury says that its new PowerBlock computers put more than 100 GFLOPS of processing power in the palm of your hand.

The PowerBlock 50 system is an embedded computer designed for small platforms in the 6 to 10 pound range. The system is optimized for real-time image, sensor, and signal processing. Cooling for the system is via liquid and the computer overall measures 4” x 5” x 6”.

"The PowerBlock 50 was specifically designed to help our customer base pursue 6- to 10-pound payloads, and revolutionizes the ability to perform extreme computing in space- and weight-constrained applications," said Brian Hoerl, Vice President of Sales for Advanced Computing Solutions at Mercury Computer Systems. "With groundbreaking processing density and a flexible development environment, the PowerBlock 50 extends Mercury's strategy of enabling new levels of computing power for systems embedded in small platforms."

Via Mercury Computer

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