Automotive Applications


Rugged Xeon Server controls and regulates traffic

The system is used to regulate traffic. The server receives data from video cameras and visualizes the data. The unit is mounted on a road pole in a special 19" rack.

  • Takes data from video cameras and visualizes the data
  • Mounted on poles next to crossings (19" rack)
  • Integrated HW RAID
  • IPMI, 2x 10Gbps ports for fiber or copper
  • Operation at extended temperature
  • Convection cooled, dust protection
  • Long term availability
  • Xeon D-1548, 2x 256GB SSD, 4x 2TB HDD, IPMI, 4x 1GB Ethernet, 2x 10GB Ethernet


MXCS-1587RK Server for military Applications

The IP54 protected MXCS server is used in various military applications.

  • 19" Rack, 2HE, IP54
  • Intel Xeon D-1587 (16 Core, 32 Threads, 2,3 GHz, 24MB Cache)
  • 128 GB DDR4 ECC Memory, RDIMM with cooling mechanism
  • RAID Controller (up to 8x 2.5 SSD)
  • OS Linux
  • Long term availability
  • Meet or exceed MIL-STD-461, MIL-STD-810, EN60068...


GUARD-FS3 Rugged Switch/Router

Monitoring system installed on armored transport vehicle.

  • Compliant with military environment
  • Copper & fiber ports
  • WIFI
  • Supplied as Open Frame solution
  • Fanless
  • Extended temperature -40°C to +85°C
  • Conformal coating
  • Long term availability


µMAGBES-A10OH integrated in Tanks

Reliability and robustness are key features for a monitoring system installed on a tank.

  • Managed 10-port GigE Switch with locking headers
  • Ruggedness & small size of the switch
  • Customer customized cooling plate
  • Special cooling concept
  • Extended temperature -40°C to +85°C
  • Supplied as Open Frame solution


Communication Router

  • Built in fire brigades vehicles
  • Inter communication between different Fire Brigades (or Defense)
  • Rugged, Extended Temperature
  • Long term availability

Weeding without Chemicals with MPL

  • Solution is able to weed at a distance of only a few centimeters close to the crop row
  • i7 Quad Core embedded computer (PIP39)
  • 4 x PoE to connect 4 LAN cameras with integrated lights
  • Integrated UPS system
  • Galvanic isolated, fanless

Autonomous Transport System

  • 8-port network switch with M12
  • Most rugged solution in the market
  • Sensors are connected on the switch
  • 9 x M12 connector on smallest space
  • All ports are Gigabit capable
  • Works with 5-36VDC

Unmanned Racing Car

  • PIP is mounted externally on the racing car
  • PIP39 open frame with header version and coating (forward straight)
  • MAGBES Switch open frame with header version and coating
  • Main computer for data processing and controlling
  • Key points: Rugged, compact, handling and reliability

Oil Exploration

  • PIP is mounted externally on the truck chassis
  • PIP11-1 with CAN expansion, formerly a PIP 8-1
  • All parts in extended temperature
  • Reliability and robustness, as it is being used on truck out in the dessert next to oilfield, is essential and a must

Data Logger for car development & test

  • PIP product used as data logger
  • The PIP7 is mounted below the glove box and is used to collect, process, and display data (digital and analog)
  • Key points: compact, rugged, 8-28V power supply, flexible

High Speed Camera for crash tests

  • Worlds most compact High-G, battery operated camera
  • up to 32'000 frames per second
  • up to 100G for +/-15ms in 3 axes
  • 5.2Gb internal Memory
  • Extreme temperature -40°C up to +85°C
  • Firewire and Gbit Ethernet
  • Designed & produced by MPL

In-Vehicle Data acquisition and analysis in race car

  • PIP computer installed in a race car
  • Connected to the various systems by CAN-bus
  • The acquired data is stored on the computer, sent to the pit crew and displayed to the driver. Based on this information, the team makes its decisions for the best strategy.
  • System runs under Linux

Car Diagnostic Interface

  • Communication module Intranet/Internet and direct link to car-company
  • Depopulated PIP with 3 LAN Interfaces
  • Remote maintenance, all under Linux
  • Reliability of PIP was key, as each car during maintenance is connected over the PIP to the car-company for updates

PIP used as embedded car PC

  • Development of Driver Awareness System
  • Key points: compactness, ruggedness, and flexibility of the PIP, and capability for custom developed LVDS interfaces
  • PIP and other required equipment was built in the trunk without any shock absorbers. The panel is integrated in the dash board

Ticketing system in Buses

  • Public Transport fare collection
  • Accepts Magnetic Cards and Smart Cards
  • Linux Operating System
  • Special BIOS solution (Postscreen)
  • Specific carrier board designed and produced by MPL
  • SW support for all drivers by MPL
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