NORCO announced the Automatic Fare Collection System (AFC) family. The AFC series include the AFC-6571, AFC-6572, AFC-6573, and AFC-6574 embedded systems. The industrial computers consist of a central computer, code/sorting machine, station computer, AFC field apparatus (in/out gate, bidirectional gate, ticket vendor, office ticketing machine and automatic ticket checker), tickets and communication network. They are ideal in gates or turnstiles, automatic and semi-automatic ticket vendors.
Kontron introduced the KM2M806XT Machine-to-Machine (M2M) deployable system. The Kontron KM2M806XT is based on the Intel Atom 600 MHZ processor. It features three USB ports, accelerometer, dual HDMI, HD audio, GB Ethernet, and 4GB internal MicroSD card. The Kontron KM2M806XT is ideal for M2M applications that must operate in extended temperatures and industrial environments.
WIN Enterprises introduced the PL-80160 network services platform. The 2U PL-80160 supports Intel Xeon Core i7, Core i5, Core i3, and Pentium Dual Core processors. The Win PL-80160 features four unbuffered ECC or non-ECC DDR3 1066/1333MHz DIMM sockets (memory up to 16GB), 3.5″ SATA HDD, CompactFlash, dual USB 2.0 port, RJ-45 console port, LED indicators, PCI-E by8 slot, PCI-E by8 Golden Fingers connector, and PCI slot. OEM quantity pricing for PL-80160 begins at $1391. Evaluation units are available now.
The Trenton TRC4007 industrial computer is a compact rackmount chassis system with a built-in LCD display and keyboard tray. The TRC4007 features a 4U computer enclosure, 800 x 600 LCD screen resolution, and five-year factory warranty. The TRC4007 combines single board computer options such as the Trenton JXT6966 SBC with two quad-core processors and a BPC7041 PCI Express 2.0 backplane. The TRC4007 is ideal for machine control, process control, Mil-COTS control systems, and other applications requiring stability, longevity and performance.
DuroPC introduced the RAC163 4U rackmount computer system and the TWR137 ATX mini tower. Both systems feature 3.0GHz Pentium 4 CPU, 1GB RAM, Intel 865G chipset, VGA, four serial (COM) ports, two ISA slots, five 32-bit PCI slots, AGP-8x expansion slot, dual LAN (1×10/100, 1×10/100/1000 Base-T), 48X DVD-RW, 160GB HDD, power supply, keyboard, mouse, and Windows XP Pro. Prices start at $995 for both systems.
The Kontron OM6060 MicroTCA platform is a compact and modular development platform. It is ideal for prototypes in test equipment, packet processing and industrial applications. The OM6060 supports multiple CPUs with I/O-boards over PCIExpress (PCIe) without need of an extra PCIe fabric switch. PCIe fabric clocks are generated on the OM6060 backplane. The Kontron OM6060 is configured for the design, evaluation, and test of small, compact, and highly integrated multiprocessor systems.
ADLINK Technology introduced the EOS-1000 compact vision system. The EOS-1000 features the Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 processor, four independent PoE (Power over Ethernet) ports, data transfer rates up to 4.0 Gb/s, two RS-232/485, four USB, 32 isolated digital lines, dual storage options (HDD and CompactFlash), high computing power, and multi-camera imaging. The EOS-1000 is available now with a list price of $1635. The EOS-1000 is ideal for applications such as 3D vision robotic guidance.
ACROSSER rolled out ACE-MINI ITX chassis wtih I/O for gaming systems. The ACE-MINI contains an ACE-B2019 PCI bus gaming I/O card, a power supply, and an enclosure that supports most Mini-ITX motherboards. The ACE-MINI also includes a software development kit. The software development kit contains API, device drivers, and a demo program to support Windows XP embedded and Linux operation systems.
Kontron announced the 2U Butterfly Backplane xPB-6E5PO for PICMG 1.3-based system designs. The Kontron 2U backplane xPB-6E5PO is designed for 5.0 GT/s throughput and features the latest frame grabbers, graphics and network cards. The space-saving butterfly backplane was developed for image processing, gaming, infotainment, and networking applications. The Kontron 2U PICMG 1.3 Backplane XPB-6E5PO is now available.
Dialog Semiconductor introduced the DA9057 system level power management IC. The DA9057 is a highly integrated power management, audio and user interface controller for multimedia players, portable navigation systems and other handheld devices. The DA9057 features five on-board dc/dc converters that support 24-bit stereo audio headphone playback on a 5mW power budget. The DA9057 combines a flexible power sequencer with a fully programmable filter/mixer engine to support a wide variety of ARM-based multimedia processors.