Autonomous Vehicles & Systems

Accelerate your automated, unmanned, or autonomous vehicle (AV) project with Crystal Group RACE™ – Rugged Autonomous Computer Equipment. Crystal Group RACE rugged computers and development kits are engineered to put your autonomous vehicle (AV), automated driving system (ADS), and unmanned vehicle (UAV/UAS, UGV, and UUV) projects on the fast track to market. Reduce development time, save money and speed past competitors – while keeping safety the top priority. Crystal Group RACE systems pack impressive compute power, data-handling capabilities, and storage capacity into a compact and reliable rugged solution that withstands harsh conditions – including potholes, collisions, and extreme temperatures that could cause traditional systems to fail.

Leveraging 35 years of experience tailoring high-performance, fail-safe rugged hardware for hundreds of defense missions and challenging industrial/commercial applications, Crystal Group RACE systems are built for safety and reliability.  When lives are on the line, commercial and military industry leaders, including major automotive OEMs and top technology companies, choose Crystal Group.

Jump-start your autonomous or unmanned project today with Crystal Group RACE autonomous computer equipment. Solutions are available off-the-shelf or customized to specific requirements, including the award-winning, Internet of Things (IoT)-based autonomous vehicle rugged computer design, developed in close collaboration with Intel®.


The Crystal Group RACE0161 combines impressive compute power, data-handling capabilities, and storage capacity in a compact, rugged solution capable of withstanding harsh environmental conditions, including potholes, collisions, and extreme temperatures that are likely to cause traditional systems to fail. Specifically designed for unmanned and autonomous driving vehicles, this turnkey solution is ideal for both military and commercial/industrial applications.

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RS363S15F Rugged 3U Server

Crystal Group’s award-winning RS363S15F Rugged 3U Server combines high-performance computing and high-capacity data storage in a small size, weight, and power (SWaP) package with a depth under 15 inches (38.1 cm) for the autonomous vehicles market. Available in custom or off-the-shelf configurations with a choice of the latest Intel XEON® class Broadwell processors, up to 1 terabyte (TB) of DDR4 memory, AC or DC power supply, optional liquid cooling.

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Crystal Group’s President and EVP of Engineering explain how decades of rugged military computing experience led the way to pioneering autonomous driving systems with Intel® and leading OEM’s worldwide. Special guest, Jack Weast, Intel’s Principal Engineer & Chief Architect of Autonomous Driving Solutions, explains how Intel’s partnership with Crystal Group minimized development time and increased the safety and security of autonomous driving technology.