An on-board computer or on-board computer , engl. On-Board Computer System (OCS) is an embedded system used in vehicle , shipping and aviation technology. The device is used to monitor and display operating and environmental conditions and, in some cases, directly for navigation .
There are many types of on-board computers, depending on the purpose:
- Bike computer
- On-board computers for automobiles
- Machines in general, especially vehicles (construction machinery, agricultural machines)
- In addition to the vehicles for all equipment involved in the logistics transport chain (from loading activities with cranes and forklifts to transport robots in warehouse facilities)
- On-board computers in aircraft
- on ships
- on spaceships , satellites and the like. One example is the Apollo Guidance Computer .
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