INTERFACE: The Edge Electronics Blog

Social Distancing Signage

Posted by Amanda @ Edge on Jun 11, 2020 10:22:25 AM

Buildings and facilities will need plenty of tools to assist with major operation changes in order to meet COVID-19 recovery requirements. Throughout the day, crowd levels will need to be actively monitored, the number of people allowed in may need to be limited (especially during busier times of day), and social distancing rules will need to be enforced.

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Topics: Diversity Supplier, COVID-19, Pandemic Prep, MRO Solutions

Healthy Hardware made from Bactericidal Copper Alloy

Posted by Amanda @ Edge on May 28, 2020 1:47:48 PM

COVID-19 has started many conversations about what we can all be doing as facility managers, business owners, and citizens in general to be prepared for major health threats in the future.  As we aim to reopen and readjust our facilities with employee and public safety in mind, having the cleanest touch surface solutions is critical.

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Topics: COVID-19, Pandemic Prep, MRO Solutions, Grainger

Large-Scale Disinfecting Solution

Posted by Amanda @ Edge on May 28, 2020 1:47:18 PM

As facilities in New York and around the country plan to reopen safely, it’s important to have a plan for frequent and effective large-scale cleaning solutions for your entire workplace.

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Topics: COVID-19, Pandemic Prep, MRO Solutions, Grainger

Higher Education Deferred Maintenance

Posted by Amanda @ Edge on May 28, 2020 1:46:52 PM

Seasonal and unexpected school and campus shutdowns can be challenging to any team of maintenance staff. Most higher education institutions have experienced their fair share of deferred maintenance, but when facility managers aren’t able to provide preventive maintenance or secure needed upgrades to systems, roofing, plumbing, or the like, the problem gets worse. Ultimately, these maintenance delays will lead to an emergency that requires immediate intervention and can no longer be postponed. And more often than not, this prolonged problem will be much more expensive to fix!

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Topics: COVID-19, Pandemic Prep, MRO Solutions, Grainger

COVID-19 Update

Posted by Amanda @ Edge on Mar 24, 2020 4:42:17 PM

As an essential business, Edge Electronics is taking the proper steps and precautions to provide, safe, responsive, and complete service during this global health crisis. We are working together with our industry-leading manufacturers to continue to supply necessary components and hardware to medical, military, and industrial manufacturers, as we well as much needed PPE, disinfecting and related products to government agencies.

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Topics: Customer Service, COVID-19

When will the Micron 7300 NVMe SSD be Available?

Posted by Amanda @ Edge on Jan 29, 2020 1:51:18 PM

Customers looking for the latest and greatest NVMe SSD from Micron are all asking the same question: When will the 7300 be available to order?

If we were to take a guess, we'd say the official announcement of a target release date is right around the corner. 

During the third quarter of 2019, Micron announced its highly anticipated 7300 series NVMe SSD – the future of mainstream NVMe storage for the masses. After its release, the 7300 will be Micron’s latest long-life, high performance endurance drive for enterprise storage.

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Topics: Micron, SSDs, Storage

A Look at the Benefits of Full HD Panels in an Industrial Setting

Posted by Amanda @ Edge on Sep 3, 2019 5:09:45 PM

Traditionally - in industrial applications - FHD LCDs were only very popular in gaming and graphics-heavy display applications. But, because FHD resolution panels allow for finer graphics and crisper images, these display offerings are quickly becoming the standard for manufacturers in industries where every detail is paramount, such as the medical, military and broadcast industries, or where consumers have very high expectations or are viewing high definition content such as the inflight entertainment (IFE) industry.

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Topics: LCD Solutions, FHD, Industrial Applications

A Brief Introduction to QLC Technology

Posted by Amanda @ Edge on Aug 29, 2019 5:11:50 PM

The ability to analyze and read data instantly may just be the most important trend in today’s fast paced data industry. Where read-intensive workloads are concerned, Micron’s quad-level cell (QLC) NAND flash technology is redefining storage.

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Topics: Micron, SSDs, NAND Flash

Fingerprint Cards AB's FPC-BEP, a Biometric Software Platform for Payments

Posted by Amanda @ Edge on Aug 28, 2019 11:36:19 AM

The FPC-BEP - a small, power-efficient, complete hardware solution by Fingerprint Cards AB - is optimizing touch payment transaction speed, convenience, and security. This Biometric Software Platform, FPC-BEP, is ideal for manufacturers of payment cards, wearables, and USB dongles. It can run Fingerprints’ new, optimized algorithm, or a 3rd party one, making it compatible with many applications and projects.

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Topics: Semiconductors, Fingerprint Sensors, Biometrics

10 Applications that Should Transition from HDD to QLC SSD

Posted by Amanda @ Edge on Aug 27, 2019 3:58:49 PM

If your current HDD workload is responsible for reading data over 80% of the time and relies on random reads and sequential writes, it’s time to consider upgrading to QLC NAND technology.  The main focus here is on performance-sensitive, read-intensive applications that would benefit from having faster capacity for less, meaning the ability to process and read information instantly – a major concern for a number of applications in today’s data space! This key performance improvement makes Micron’s 5210 a solid replacement for the following HDD operations:

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Topics: Micron, Memory, SSDs