Crystal Group Offers White Paper on Rugged Electronics Required for Direction Finding and Locating Systems

31/01/2017 15:18

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Crystal Group Offers White Paper on Rugged Electronics Required for Direction Finding and Locating Systems

HIAWATHA, Iowa, Jan. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Crystal Group Inc., a trusted designer/manufacturer of combat-proven rugged commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) and custom computers, displays, switches, and storage devices, announced the availability of a new white paper that provides system engineers with an overview to understand why ruggedized electronics are critical components of Direction Finding and Locating Systems.

The ability to detect, analyze and locate sources of radio-frequency signals has become increasingly important in many use cases. Direction finding and locating systems, also known as radio direction finding devices, are typically used in aerospace and defense, public safety, homeland security, law enforcement, and other fields to detect and locate electronic signals.

The white paper, "Direction Finding and Locating Systems Require Rugged Electronics," outlines the latest rugged computer and network technology for deployment in hostile environments of extreme temperature and vehicle-caused shock, including an explanation of how signal detection technology works and the potential benefits.

Furthermore, the white paper describes how Crystal Group and technology partner, Elesia S.p.A of Italy, provided SAAB Medav Technologies (SMT) with rugged computer and networking components as part of SMT's complete direction finding and location system. The comprehensive, ground-based system features transportable shelters, antennas, rugged electronic gear, and processing software that can withstand years of use in extreme conditions.

Download Crystal Group's white paper, "Direction Finding and Locating Systems Require Rugged Electronics" in PDF format at

About Crystal Group Inc.

Crystal Group Inc., an employee-owned small business located in Hiawatha, Iowa, USA, is a technology innovation leader specializing in both custom and COTS products for defense, government and industrial markets since 1987. Crystal Group designs and manufactures installation-ready rugged servers, displays, networking devices, embedded systems, power supplies and storage devices that fit critical applications in demanding environmental conditions.

The company is certified to quality management standards AS9100C:2009 and ISO 9001:2008. Crystal Group products meet and exceed MIL-STDs 810, 167-1, 461, MIL-S-901, IEEE and IEC industrial standards. Additionally, the company offers integration services, configuration management, product life-cycle planning and 5+ year warranties.

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