Nano Interface Unit
Configure with one I/O or communication function module—
Over 100 different modules to choose from
NAI’s NIU1A contains an integrated power supply, one function module slot, and an optional ARM® Cortex®-A9 processor. This small, low-power unit is ideally suited for rugged military, industrial, and commercial applications. It delivers off-the-shelf solutions that accelerate deployment of SWaP-optimized systems — in less time, with NO NRE.
The NIU1A includes BSP and SSK support for Wind River® Linux and VxWorks®, and for Xilinx® PetaLinux (w/optional ARM Processor). In addition, SSKs are supplied with source code and board-specific library I/O APIs to facilitate system integration.
- 1 intelligent function module
- 100+ modules to choose from
- COSA® architecture
- Optional ARM® Cortex®-A9 Dual Core 800MHz Processor: 512 MB DDR3L SDRAM, 4 GB SATA II NAND Flash (up to 32 GB option)
- 2x 10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet ports or 1x 10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet port and 1x USB port
- Wind River® Linux and VxWorks®, and Xilinx® PetaLinux OS support (w/optional ARM processor)
- 6.80" W x 1.70" H x 2.50" D
- 1.2 lb. (499 g)
- 28 VDC input; < 15 W power dissipation
- MIL-STD-461F, MIL-STD-810G, & MIL-STD-704F
- Continuous Background Built-In-Test (BIT)
- VICTORY Interface Services (contact factory)
- Operating temperature: -40° C to +71° C
The NIU1A includes BSP and SDK support for Wind River® VxWorks® / Linux and Xilinx® PetaLinux tools. In addition, software support kits are supplied, with source code and board-specific library I/O APIs, to facilitate system integration. Each I/O function has dedicated processing, unburdening the SBC from unnecessary data management overhead.
Background Built-In-Test (BIT)
BIT continuously monitors the status of all I/O during normal operations and is totally transparent to the user. SBC resources are not consumed while executing BIT routines. This simplifies maintenance, assures operational readiness, reduces life-cycle costs and— keeps your systems mission ready.
The NIU1A includes SSKs to support multiple operating systems. In addition, SSKs are supplied with source code and board-specific library I/O APIs to facilitate system integration.
Accelerate Your Time-to-Mission™ With COSA®
NAI’s Configurable Open Systems Architecture™ (COSA®) offers a choice of over 70 smart I/O, communication, and Ethernet switch functions, providing the highest packaging density and greatest flexibility of any multifunction I/O board in the industry. Preexisting, fully-tested functions can be combined quickly and easily in an unlimited number of ways. Each I/O function has dedicated processing, unburdening the system Single Board Computer (SBC) from unnecessary data management overhead.
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Just How Configurable Are NAI's COTS Systems?
Need more or less configurations than the NIU1A? Choose from NAI's standard COTS configurable systems that you can populate with pre-integrated boards, smart function modules, power supplies and software libraries of your choice.
(w x h x d)
Weight / lbs.
|Board Slots||Board Formats|
|NIU1A||6.8” x 1.5” x 2.5”||< 1.2||1||N/A||Integrated System|
|NIU2A||7.0” x 3.0” x 2.5”||< 2.75||2||N/A||Integrated System|
|NIU3A||7.23" x 5.51" x 3.18"||< 5.9||3||N/A||Integrated System|
|NIU3E||7.2" x 6.6" x 3.0"||< 6||1||N/A||Integrated System|
|SIU31||4.71” x 2.35” x 8.71”||< 5||3||1||cPCI|
|9.4” x 5.7” x 3.9”||< 11||6||2||OpenVPX|
|SIU33||4.71” x 4.78” x 8.71”||< 10||9||3||cPCI|
|SIU33V||4.71” x 4.78” x 8.71”||< 10||9||3||OpenVPX|
|SIU34||9.4” x 5.7” x 5.9”||< 16||12||4||OpenVPX|
|SIU35||7.13” x 4.76” x 8.71”||< 15||15||5||cPCI, OpenVPX|
|SIU36||7.13“ x 4.71“ x 8.91“||< 23||18||6||OpenVPX|
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