Crystal Group Inc., a designer/manufacturer of rugged computer hardware for industry and defense, is introducing the first product in the new Crystal Group RACEâ¢ (Rugged Autonomous Computer Equipment) line, engineered to accelerate autonomous vehicle (AV), automated driving system (ADS), and unmanned (UAV) projects, the company said.
The Crystal Group RACE0161 high-performance, rugged computer is specifically designed to help engineers shorten development time, bringing autonomous vehicle innovations to market ahead of their competitors. The fast-paced autonomous industry is estimated to be worth trillions of dollars.
Autonomous driving technology is quickly ushering in a new economy predicted to achieve unprecedented growth and reach USD 7 trillion by 2050, according to a new study by Intel Corporation and Strategy Analytics. Crystal Group and Intel have partnered together to provide autonomous solutions for several OEM´s to date. The partnership will continue to tap the booming autonomous market with edge technology of Crystal Group´s new RACE offerings.
Crystal Group Inc., a technology provider of rugged computer hardware, specializes in the design and manufacture of custom and commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) rugged servers, embedded computing, networking devices, displays, power supplies, and data storage for high reliability in harsh environments. An employee-owned small business founded in 1987, Crystal Group provides the defense, government and industrial markets with in-house customization, engineering, integration, configuration management, product lifecycle planning, warranty, and support services.