Datasound Laboratories announced the ACS-2701 box PC. The DSL embedded system features 1.6GHz or 1.1Gz Intel Atom CPU, up to 1GB RAM, 10/100Mbps LAN, USB 2.0 and serial ports, CRT output, and IP67 aluminium die cast enclosure. The ACS-2701 embedded box PC is ideal for factory automation, food production, outdoor monitoring and control systems in dusty or wet environments.
Texas Instruments announced the H.E.A.T. (harsh environment acquisition terminal) evaluation module (EVM). The high-temperature data acquisition system includes a complete set of TI signal chain components qualified for extreme temperature operation from -55°C to 210°C. The H.E.A.T. EVM is test-oven ready and qualified to operate up to 200 hours at oven temperatures of up to 200°C. The board is available now for $5,749. All individual high-temperature semiconductor components in the H.E.A.T. EVM are available in both a high-temperature ceramic package, and in Known Good Die (KGD) for smallest package integration.