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How well does SO-DIMM stand up to shock and vibration?

Critical Link’s System on Modules use a SO-DIMM connector, and we sometimes get asked just how well this type of connection will stand up to shock and vibration for applications that really get a workout.  This is a good question, and if the answer were “it doesn’t”, customers with apps where there’s a whole lot […]
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How the MityDSP got its name

Every once in a while we’re asked how the MityDSP – the original member of Critical Link’s Mity family – got its name.  Were we paying homage to MIT? (Or to James Thurber’s Walter Mitty, but forgot to add a second “t”?) Does “mity” have some special engineering meaning that only Critical Link was familiar […]
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Partner Focus: Timesys for Embedded Open Source Linux

In developing our System on Modules (SoMs), we look to incorporate the best available hardware and software components – components that support the purpose of each SoM, and that are produced by partners that share our commitment to quality.  Our MitySOM-3359 SoM is embedded in a lot of applications that require sophisticated UIs and 3-D […]
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Is DSP Dead? Not Really.

With Gene Frantz, the father of DSP, retiring from TI, I thought it might be time to once again revive a question that comes up every few years (sometimes even because Gene has raised it): is DSP dead? Believe me, since many of our SoM’s incorporate DSP, and, in turn, are used in our customer’s […]
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