Configurable Open System Architecture (COSA) - North Atlantic Industries

COSA® Technology

Configure Boards & Systems Easily for a Complete COTS Solution

NAI's Configurable Open Systems Architecture™ (COSA®) helps customers meet unique requirements through the combination of a modular architecture, over 70 off-the-shelf smart function modules and unique Intellectual Property (IP) advantages that eliminate the need to design custom boards and data acquisition systems for most sense-and-response applications.

With a breadth and depth of I/O processing capability that is unmatched, COSA supports a wide range of complex and time-critical requirements in a distributed, intelligent, software-driven approach that will make you rethink the way you engineer power-critical and I/O intensive mission systems.

Contact Us today to learn more about the unique advantages that COSA can bring to your project.

Rapidly Mix, Match & Build

  1. Select Board, Rugged System or Single Board Computer subject to your system requirements.

  2. Customize it in modular fashion - selecting from more than 70 available, fully tested I/O, Communication or Ethernet switch functions.

  3. Leverage our free software libraries, our source-code and comprehensive API to jump-start development & speed your time to test.

  4. Easily adjust board configuration to add or swap functional capabilities if requirements change.

Configurable Open Systems Architecture Modules, Boards, and Systems

Configurable Open Systems Architecture Software and Processing


NAI's COSA Architecture is helping some of the world's largest aerospace, defense and industrial companies meet complex requirements with high-density solutions in less space, with lower power requirements, no NRE and faster timelines than is possible with alternative solutions.

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View our full list of COTS Products or Smart Function Modules.

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