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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 leading independent supplier of embedded computing, Input/Output, communications, measurement, simulation, power and systems products for commercial, industrial and military applications built on a Configurable Open Systems Architecture™ (COSA®). COSA offers the greatest modularity, flexibility, adaptability and configurability in the industry that accelerates our customers’ time-to-mission. COSA supports a Modular Open Systems Approach (MOSA) that delivers the best of both worlds: custom solutions from COTS components with No NRE. For over 50 years, companies like Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Northrop Grumman and Raytheon have leveraged NAI’s capabilities to meet the demanding requirements of a wide range of processing, 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