krtkl (“critical”) is a San Francisco-based hardware company providing edge-computing solutions to companies developing high-integrity systems and products in the areas of robotics, automation, video processing, and communication. krtkl's offerings include off-the-shelf compute modules and development platforms, pre-integrated software and IP packages, and contract engineering and integration services. Examples of commercial projects and applications: multi-camera synchronization and video compression for process automation and smart retail, "hard" real-time motor control and path planning for industrial robotics, low-power/high-endurance remote sensing for military and defense, and bandwidth-heavy data collection and edge processing for preventative maintenance.