ACCES I/O Products introduced the PCIe-COM family of PCI Express serial communication cards. PCIe-COM features both DB9 and RJ45 connectivity and a selection of 8, 4, or 2-ports of software selectable RS-232, RS-422, and RS-485 serial protocols. The serial communication cards include a x1 lane PCI Express connector which can be used in any available x1, x2, x4, x8, x12, or x16 PCI Express expansion slot. Prices range from $179 to $549, depending on model. The PCIe-COM is ideal for retail, hospitality, automation, gaming, defense, point of sale, and kiosk systems.