Podcast: Autonomous Trucks

The Crystal Group’s latest “Rugged Advantage Podcast” or RAP Number 7 on Autonomous Trucks has just dropped.  In these Podcasts, the Crystal Group delves into relevant and current rugged electronic engineering topics in today’s changing world.    If you enjoy these and want to be notified when they drop – simply click this link and subscribe. And remember if you are in Australia or New Zealand and want more information on the Crystal Group range, then contact us.

RAP7 Topic: When Rugged Autonomy meets the Road.

Snipet: With trucks moving 65 percent of freight in America.  Trucking companies are seeking autonomous technology fueled by artificial intelligence to improve operating efficiencies and safety. At roughly 80,000 pounds, a self-driving truck requires extreme computing power.  To process massive amounts of sensor data for real-time situational awareness and split-second decision making in any conditions. Micah Snodgrass and Les Arnold, two of Crystal Group’s technical directors, discuss the balance of power, performance and precision needed to drive the fast-changing discipline of autonomous trucking.

Click here for RAP7 on Autonomous Trucks.

 

About Crystal Group, Inc.

Firstly, the Crystal Group, Inc., a technology leader in rugged computer hardware.  They specialise in the design and manufacture of custom and commercial rugged serversembedded computing, networking devices, displays, and data storage for high reliability in harsh environments. In addition, employee-owned small business founded in 1987.  Whereby, they provide Defence, Government and Industrial markets with in-house customisation, engineering, integration, configuration management, product life-cycle planning, warranty, and support services.

Secondly, Crystal Group products meet or exceed IEEE, IEC, and military standards.  For example MIL-STD-810, 167-1, 461, and MIL-S-901.  Also they are backed by an industry-leading, 5-plus-year warranty with in-house support.  Plus equipment is manufactured in the company’s Hiawatha, Iowa, USA, facility. In addition, they are certified to ISO 9001:2015/AS9100D quality management standards.

Finally, Metromatics proudly sell, service and support the full Crystal Group range of products to our customers in Australia and New Zealand.

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