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New Embedded Computing Architecture Addresses Obsolescence

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Traditionally, clip-in ("mezzanine") modules have been used to add application-specific I/O functionality, with the generic CPU, memory and multimedia subsystem residing on the carrier card. The Computing Engine flips this around, using the baseboard to house static application-specific I/O and system interfaces, and the mezzanine module to implement CPU, memory and multimedia components that are most likely to change over the life of the application....

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