ADLINK Launches Smart Touch Computers with Future-Proof Design
SMARC computer-on-module design concept provides maximum flexibility for scaling and upgrading applications
San Jose, CA – ADLINK Technology, Inc., a leading global provider of cloud-based services, intelligent gateways, and embedded building blocks for edge devices that enable the Internet of Things (IoT), today introduced its latest panel PC for industrial applications, the Smart Touch Computer (STC). Designed using the Smart Mobility Architecture (SMARC) computer-on-module concept to offer maximum flexibility and scalability when developing and upgrading end solutions, the STC is available with 10.4”, 12.1” and 15” touchscreen displays (STC-1005/1205/1505) and is powered by a quad-core Intel® Atom™ processor E3845. The STC features an IP65-rated front panel to withstand harsh environmental conditions, is designed for easy installation and maintenance, and meets the demanding requirements of a wide range of industries.
The Smart Touch Computers' thin, compact aluminum enclosure is not only attractive but also provides a front bezel with IP65-rated protection, shielding them from dust and water jets, enabling increased system uptime and easy cleaning to boost productivity. ADLINK STCs are available with either projected capacitive or 5-wire resistive multiple touchscreen options for easy operation.
“ADLINK’s Smart Touch Computers provide engineers and system integrators the benefits of both standard and custom platforms in a single future-proof design,” said Richard Tai, head of ADLINK’s Display Computing Product Segment. “In addition, the SMARC computer-on-module design concept supports different operating systems to meet specific end-user application requirements.”
Unlike conventional panel computers, ADLINK STCs leverage the SMARC design concept to simplify the process of implementing different solutions to meet specific requirements with one uniform platform. STCs are also equipped with standard I/O ports and also feature a proprietary expansion slot allowing customization for specific application requirements.
ADLINK’s Smart Touch Computers support VESA and panel mounting and can be installed in a control cabinet or on a support arm to suit different working environments. For data storage, an externally accessible SATA drive and SD card slot are provided for easy maintenance and updates.
ADLINK Technology is enabling the Internet of Things (IoT) with innovative embedded computing solutions for edge devices, intelligent gateways and cloud services. ADLINK’s products are application-ready for industrial automation, communications, medical, defense, transportation, and infotainment industries. Our product range includes motherboards, blades, chassis, modules, and systems based on industry standard form factors, as well as an extensive line of test & measurement products and Smart Touch Computers, displays and handhelds that support the global transition to always connected systems. Many products are Extreme Rugged™, supporting extended temperature ranges, shock and vibration.
ADLINK is a Premier Member of the Intel® Internet of Things Solutions Alliance and is active in several standards organizations, including PCI Industrial Computer Manufacturers Group (PICMG), PXI Systems Alliance (PXISA), and Standardization Group for Embedded Technologies (SGeT).
ADLINK is a global company with headquarters in Taiwan and manufacturing in Taiwan and China; R&D and integration in Taiwan, China, the US, and Germany; and an extensive network of worldwide sales and support offices. ADLINK is ISO-9001, ISO-14001, ISO-13485 and TL9000 certified and is publicly traded on the TAIEX Taiwan Stock Exchange (stock code: 6166).
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