Modified COTS and Why You Should Use It

Commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) refers to products that are sold in commercial markets that may be procured for government-funded use. Motivations for the use of COTS products include cost savings and faster times to deployment. COTS electronics typically consist of circuitry and associated software designed by private enterprise. These products are available for purchase by multiple buyers, across multiple products, and in multiple application spaces. InHand’s Fury-F6 is an example of a COTS electronic product: This single board computer (SBC) contains a Freescale i.MX 6 ARM processor, has on-board memory, a variety of standard peripherals, with Android or Linux operating systems....

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Welcome to InHand InSights!

  Hello, I’m Carlos Valeiras; CEO of InHand Electronics. I’d like to introduce and welcome you to the new InHand Electronics’ blog. Here we will be discussing interesting topics regarding embedded computing, design for embedded applications, handheld and mobile designs, and hot topics in the technology industry. We will have contributions from our engineers, our sales and marketing team, and our production team. In addition, we hope to bring you ideas and tips for getting your products to market quicker and within your budget. Here at InHand we spend a great deal of time and resources designing our own off-the-shelf...

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