Axiomtek introduced their rBOX103 DIN-rail fanless embedded system. The rBOX103 supports the Intel Atom Z510PT and Z520PT processors. The embedded box features 2 GB DDR2 system memory, two CAN 2.0 A/B interfaces, serial ports, two isolated Ethernet (one 10/100/1000Mbps and one 10/100Mbps), USB 2.0 ports, VGA output, and CompactFlash socket. The Axiomtek rBOX103 will be available at the end of January 2012. The embedded system is ideal for CAN-based applications that need high-speed transmission and efficient error detection mechanisms.
ACCES I/O Products introduced the PCIe-ICM Series of isolated PCI Express serial communication cards. The PCIe-ICM family features a x1 lane PCI Express connector, four or two ports of isolated, software selectable, RS-232, RS-422, and RS-485 serial protocols. The PCIe-ICM modules is available now. Prices range from $269 to $479, depending on model. The ACCES I/O boards are ideal for retail, hospitality, automation, gaming, shipboard, defense, point of sale systems and kiosks. The PCIe-ICM cards install as standard COM ports in all operating systems including DOS, Linux (including Mac OS X) and Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/7.