Computer Industry

The computer industry is driven by the mass market. Widely deployable standard components offer an unequalled cost-performance ratio. Tailor-made solutions targeting small markets are exposed to increasing pressure and are disappearing. Since Clayton M. Christensen’s book ‘The Innovator’s Dilemma’, this process has been termed ‘disruptive innovation’. To achieve such technological leaps, leading American computer manufacturers have placed their trust in SCS. The expertise of SCS in this context lies in the integration of a very large number of cheap components into an extraordinarily powerful whole. The required technologies include:

  • High speed networks (proprietary, Gigabit Ethernet, 10Gigabit Ethernet, camLink, GigE Vision)
  • Efficient SW libraries for communication
  • Software drivers
  • Parallel file systems
  • Massive parallel processing with CPUs, GPUs and FPGAs

For the operation of scaling parallel systems with thousands of components, readily accessible and easily maintained individual modules are just as necessary as high failure tolerance through the redundant system design and reliable failover mechanisms.

Computer Industry – Blog Postings

  • Have a TEE with PolkadotHave a TEE with Polkadot
    Together with our client, the Web3 Foundation, we’ve published a blog about our trusted off-chain computing platform SubstraTEE which improves confidentiality, scalability and interoperability of blockchain solutions: Have a TEE with Polkadot More technical detail and a live demo with private token transactions is given in the recording of our recent meetup: This project is open source and ...
  • SCS enhances privacy on blockchainsSCS enhances privacy on blockchains
    SCS has received a development grant from the web3 foundation in Zug for developing a privacy enhancement for blockchains that are based on  Parity Substrate, such as Polkadot and its parachains. SCS will leverage Trusted Execution Environments, namely Intel SGX, to enable use cases requiring enhanced confidentiality or integrity of decentralized computation. This means that you will ...
  • Usability as a success factor in Machine Learning projects
    Also in ML projects the usability of the user interface is key to success. On the IBM Watson Platform, PDF documents can be used for the training of Machine learning (ML) algorithms. For this purpose, a large number of documents need to be annotated manually. The annotation is an time-consuming work. Making a suitable tool available for ...
  • TechEvent: SVUPP – Telemedicine aids newbornsTechEvent: SVUPP – Telemedicine aids newborns
    At the third TechEvent this year Dr. med. Thomas Baumann and Dr. med. et phil. Stefan Essig have shown us how telemedicine can support pediatricians when diagnosing hip dysplasia.   SVUPP is the Swiss association for pediatric ultra sound applications. Thanks to the new SVUPP Exchange Portal, the vision for telemedicine, designed for practicing pediatricians in Switzerland ...