New Embedded Technology introduced their A-Brain mobile robot compact COM Express baseboard. The mobile compact computer baseboard features two low profile RJ45 Gigabit LAN connectors, Mini-PCIe I/O board socket, eight USB 2.0 ports, four RS-232 ports, VGA, and eight digitally buffered GPIO. The fourth serial port can also configured as a RS-422/485 interface (factory option). The A-Brain mobile compact computer baseboard is available now. Prices range from $249 to $569 depending on features and options.
MSC Vertriebs introduced a family of Qseven Starter Kits with a 70 x 70mm form factor and Intel Atom processors. The starter kits include a MSC’s 3.5″ Qseven baseboard, a MSC’s Qseven module, heatspreader, heatsink, and an integrated power supply with cable connectors. Each Qseven kit features a ready-to-run Linux installation in the 4Gbyte Flash Disk integrated on the module. A TFT kit can also be ordered. The LCD kit comes with the appropriate cable kit and full implementation in the Qseven module’s Graphics BIOS.
MSC Vertriebs’ MSC Q7-MB-EP1 embedded platform is designed for the development of embedded systems based on a power saving Qseven module. The baseboard is ready-to-use for small and medium production quantities in order to save extensive in-house development. The 3.5″ modules are mounted via a MXM connection on the baseboard. MSC Vertriebs offers three types of the MSC Q7-US15W Qseven module based on an Intel Atom processor varying in main features like CPU performance and number of SATA ports and PCI Express x1 lanes. The scalable computer-on-modules are ideal for mobile, battery-operated, and fanless systems.