GMS In-house Engineering Capabilities

  • 100% Designed and manufactured in the USA—headquarters located in Rancho Cucamonga, CA
  • 100% In-house hardware/software development
    • PCB printed circuit board design (PCB); over 39 years of experience
      • GMS’s core IP is our processor module technology and GMS has five “Computing Engines”
        – Atom, Core i7, Xeon D, Xeon E5 (single and dual socket), and Scalable Xeon (single, dual and quad socket)
    • Flex cable design
    • Backplane design for VME, cPCI and VPX (3U/6U), OpenVPX (6U)
    • High speed signal simulation and analysis
    • Mechanical design and in-house prototyping
    • Thermal management (-40°C to +85°C operation)
    • Patented conduction cooling techniques and air-cooling solutions allow GMS to offer very small rugged systems that run at 85°C without processor throttling
    • Over 30 operating systems used in GMS’s history
      • Currently standardizing on Windows and Linux distributions; in-house BSP capability for RTOSes like VxWorks
    • System BIOS Development
      • GMS owns the source code for licensed images of American Mega Trends (AMI) BIOS to protect against cyber threats or add features like fast boot
      • Modify and optimize BIOS features in-house (no-reliance on third parties for support)
    • System Health Reporting
      • System Health Monitoring (SHM) – (Driver)
      • Baseboard Management Controller (BMC)
      • POST – Power on Self-Test
      • In-system environmental sensors and monitoring
    • Programming for embedded microcontrollers, FPGA, GPU and DSP
    • Custom application development as required by the customer
  • Fast-turn prototyping for customer product concepts
  • Standard product verticals – Small Form Factor, SBCs and ATR chassis, Displays, Rackmount Servers and Networking products

Our Mission

Since its inception in 1979, General Micro Systems, Inc. (GMS) has been true to its mission statement: To Become the World’s Leading Technology Independent Supplier of Computing Engines, while Providing the Best Price/Performance, Quality and Customer Support, Demanded by Our Current and Our Future Customers.

All GMS products are proudly designed and manufactured in the U.S.A.

Contact Us

General Micro Systems, Inc.
8358 Maple Pl. Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91737

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