Transportation

Tough applications that are always on the move

Speed. Vibrations. All-year climates. Ready no matter the weather.

Transportation comes in many different shapes and forms. Yet whether it is a high-speed train, an eighteen-wheeler, an aircraft, or even a container ship, the need for rugged high-quality hardware remains the same. Vehicles face tough environments and so must all their equipment.

Photo of a European truck driving on a desolate road

Life on the road. On the sea. In the air.

The transportation sector presents unique opportunities and challenges for digital solution providers. On the one hand, the transportation sector stands to gain an incredible amount from digitization, yet on the other hand, its unique challenges make it a difficult sector to digitize.

Vehicles and their equipment are – justifiably – expected to work without a hitch any time of the year and in any weather. Moreover, equipment is expected to handle shocks and vibrations, not to mention dealing with extreme temperatures and unreliable power supply.

Fortunately, technological advances are making it possible to bring the transportation sector into the future, too.

Container ship part of the global logistics network
Aircraft parked at a U.S. airport

For example, commercial surveillance solutions and fleet management systems are bringing a safer and more efficient future to vehicles used in logistics, relying on big data generated by sensors and cameras to improve safety and profitability.

Similarly, public transportation uses advanced systems that keep passengers safe and informed about their journeys at every step of their journeys. And that is not to mention all the information fed to pilots, drivers, and captains.

Data is moving to the center of the transportation sector, but tackling this explosion of data in a way that is compatible with the transportation sector’s unique demands is the real challenge.

The blades of an aircraft's jet engine

Key challenges

Massive quantities of data

Cameras and sensors generate enormous quantities of data that equipment must be able to store and process.

Critical systems and a need for reliability

Transportation applications cannot afford to compromise on reliability as any mishap and malfunction can have disastrous effects.

Every type of environmental challenge

Constantly varying climate conditions and a consistently tough working environment are business as usual for equipment used in the transportation sector.

Our solutions

High capacities and high performance

Our storage solutions are available in high-capacity configurations featuring performance ideal for tackling the transportation sector’s tough requirements.

Engineered for maximum reliability

With patented technologies and a passion for ruggedness, we make sure that all our products provide the highest level of reliability.

Ready for action in any application

We offer a wide range of standard form factors and offer custom form factors along with advanced hardware and firmware customization, ensuring that our products are fit for fight in even the most specialized systems.

Exascend's engineering solutions to transportation challenges

Recommended technologies

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Adaptive Thermal Control

Patented technology that improves device reliability and keeps sustained performance at the highest possible level while preventing overheating.

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Wide temperature

Uncompromised wide-temperature support made possible by industrial design, careful BOM selection, as well as stringent in-house manufacturing and validation.

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Power loss protection

In addition to standard firmware algorithm-based sudden power loss protection, tantalum capacitors are available as an optional feature to ensure that all in-flight data are safely stored in the event of a power failure.

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AES-256

Provides a high level of data security with military-grade encryption – perfectly suited for applications where security is a top priority.​

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TCG Opal

Optional security feature that ensures compliance with the Trusted Computing Group's specifications for communicating with self-encrypting drives.

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