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North Atlantic Receives Platinum Innovation Award For 3U OpenVPX Sensor Interface Unit SIU36

BOHEMIA, NY – October 2020 -- North Atlantic Industries, Inc. (NAI), a leading supplier of embedded computing solutions and power supplies, announces that the company’s new configurable sensor interface unit has been recognized by Military & Aerospace Electronics and Intelligent Aerospace as being a technological innovation solution to difficult aerospace and defense systems design challenges.

The innovative solution honored by Military & Aerospace Electronics and Intelligent Aerospace is the SIU36 3U OpenVPX Sensor Interface Unit as a platinum-level winner in the publications' 2020 Innovators Awards.

The SIU36 leverages NAI’s 3U OpenVPX boards to deliver off-the-shelf solutions that accelerate deployment of size, weight, and power consumption (SWaP)-optimized systems in military air, land, and sea applications.

The SIU36 features six 3U OpenVPX card slots; support for as many as 18 I/O and communication smart functions; more than 70 modules to choose from; with embedded computing support for Freescale PowerPC QorIQ T2080, Intel Core i7, or ARM Cortex-A53.

NAI is a specialized provider of embedded electronics, power supplies and computing for sense & response intensive, military and aerospace applications. We accelerate our clients’ time-to-mission with a unique approach based on our Configurable Open Systems Architecture™ (COSA®) that delivers the best of both worlds: custom solutions from standard COTS components. For over 50 years, companies like Boeing, Northrop Grumman and Raytheon have leveraged our capabilities to meet the demanding requirements of a wide range of I/O and communication-centric applications, and do so with uncompromising quality, efficiency and responsiveness. Information about NAI and its products can be found at