HARDWARE SOLUTIONS

Hardware designs are at the core of what we do; we deliver cutting-edge solutions that work

Since 2003, CEI has designed high-performance, complex solutions for commercial, industrial and military customers – land, sea, air and space. Our designs consist of a wide range of technology spanning from low-Cost, Size, Weight and Power (C-SWaP) embedded platforms to 36-layer, blind-via, via-in-pad, micro-via, 600W Software Defined Radios (SDRs) in 6 months to enable titans of industry to capture new market space. No matter what your hardware requirements are, CEI can provide custom solutions. 

CUTTING-EDGE CAPABILITES

  • Digital, Analog & Mixed Signal Designs
    • RF-System in Package (RF-SiP) & Discrete Components
    • Analog-to-digital & Digital-to-analog Conversion Hardware & Software
  • Technology Agnostic
    • X86, FPGAs, GPUs, ARM, PPC & More!
  • Bleeding-Edge Components & Technology
  • Custom & Standard Form Factors
  • High Speed I/O
    • PCIe Gen 4, 100GbE, SerDes, LVDS, Etc.
  • Analog & RF Up To 340 GHz
  • Rapid Development
    • 38-layers, 10K Component Designs
  • Advanced Design Techniques
    • Blind-via, Via-in-pad, Micro-via
  • Power & Thermal Solutions > 600 W 
  • Ruggedized & High Reliability 
  • Industrial – Low-Cost / Design For Manufacturing
  • Space Design – Radiation Tolerant / Redundancy
  • Cyber & Anti-tamper

PCB DESIGN SOLUTIONS

Vortex - Intel Agilex PCIe Card
  • Turn-key Solutions – Hardware, Software, Manufacturing & Integration
  • System & Board Level Architecture Specification
  • Component Selection, Production Cost Analysis & Schedule
  • Part Entry / Symbol Creation
  • Schematic Drawing / Capture
  • Power & Timing Analysis
  • Netlist, BOM & Artwork Generation
  • Tools:
    • Altium
    • Hyperlinx
    • AWR AXIEM & Microwave Office 
    • CST
    • SiWave – Power Analysis

SUB-/SYSTEMS

SPS-49 RADAR

  • Prime Integrator for Tech. Refresh
  • UHF-band / 250nmi Range
  • Reducing Multiple Racks to Single DREX+
  • RIF & OTA Funding

SKYLINE - Air-to-air Collision Avoidance Radar

  • Skyline is an advanced airborne, pulsed-Doppler radar
  • C-Band AESA
  • Modular Design
  • Majority of radar processing in 3 FPGAs Programmed in Simulink
  • Air to Air & Ground to Air Detection

PRODUCTS