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Powering the Amazing Growth in AI Processing

October 4, 2018
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Powering the Amazing Growth in AI Processing

Recently, a post on the OpenAI blog revealed that the amount of compute used in the largest AI training runs has been doubling every 3 ½ months since 2012.

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Webinar Rebroadcast: Designing Power Systems for Modern Railway Applications

August 31, 2018
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Webinar Rebroadcast: Designing Power Systems for Modern Railway Applications

Our webinar, Designing Power Systems for Modern Railway Applications, is now available to view on-demand. The webinar is essential viewing for any engineer designing electronic systems for the rail industry

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A Five-Year Quick Comparison of the Top500 & Green500

A Five-Year Quick Comparison of the Top500 & Green500

The Top500 list started in June 1993, making the recent June 2018 ranking its 25th anniversary. The Top500 list ranks installed high performance computing systems by computational power.

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The Challenging Power Demands of a Bus WiFi System

June 12, 2018
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The Challenging Power Demands of a Bus WiFi System

The expectations of public transportation are increasing rapidly, particularly when it comes to on-board facilities. Although almost every traveler will carry a cell phone, they expect on-board WiFi to provide a better connection

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Webinar: Designing Power Systems for Modern Railway Applications

June 1, 2018
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Webinar: Designing Power Systems for Modern Railway Applications

On Wednesday, 13 June, Kai Johnstad and Vamshi Domudala of Vicor will present a webinar for engineers designing rail applications

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High Power Density Enables Retrofitting of Redundant Power Sources

May 9, 2018
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High Power Density Enables Retrofitting of Redundant Power Sources

A manufacturer of flow meters was upgrading the design of one if its products to improve accuracy and reliability. As the product was fundamental to safety, they wanted to add a back-up 48V supply using a battery,

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Power-to-Weight Ratio: The Key Metric for Tethered UAVs

April 3, 2018
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Power-to-Weight Ratio: The Key Metric for Tethered UAVs

UAVs (“drones”) are being used for many different applications. Maximizing flying time is one of the most important things designers of these systems must consider

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