Nematron Europe adds EP1016 Windows CE/Thin Client platform to the Formula Embedded Systems Range:

02 June 2008

The EP1000 Series of fanless processing platforms is designed to meet a multiplicity of computing tasks in the sub 15” Embedded Panel sector.

Designed for challenging environments the EP1000 Series is an ideal platform for running Industrial Automation software under Windows CE or XPe or for Factory Floor IT Thin Client applications running in conjunction with Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services.

For Windows CE applications pre-installed software configurations cater for Windows CE versions 5.0 & 6.0. For server-centric computing models where Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services are utilised the device includes Thin Client image support for a Windows CE.NET 5.0 thin client OS image, a thin client shell, FTP & VNC servers and MS-IE, RDP and ICA Thin Client protocols. The XPe Thin Client support includes a Windows XPE Thin Client OS image and the MS-IE, RDP and ICA Thin Client protocols; making the device ideal for deployment in shop floor based ERP Client applications. Factory installed Thin Client software includes a Remote Network Management Utility for client management. For mission critical applications demanding functions such as Server Redundancy Management and Failover EP1000 can also be supplied ACP ThinManager ready.

The EP1016 is the first release in the range and offers a 10.4”, 256K colour SVGA resistive touch screen display with 800 x 600 resolution under an IP65 aluminium front bezel. The chassis shares many design characteristics of the larger and popular 15” & 17” format Formulas whilst running in a totally fan-less configuration.

The standard 500MHz AMD Geode processor is supported by 128MB of DDR dynamic RAM and features up to 4GB of highly ruggedized IDE Industrial Flash Memory storage as standard; while support for On-board and removable Compact Flash Type II is also amongst the options. The EP1016 supports extensive communication capability including 2 x USB, 2 x LAN, 2 x PS/2, 1 x RS232, Audio In/Out and a VGA Port. The power supply connector and all I/O connectors are conveniently mounted on a recessed I/O plate on the lower side of the chassis with space for additional communication ports. The mother board also supports a 1~255 second programmable watchdog timer and 8 Bit digital I/O Other options include a stainless steel bezel and although designed for the Embedded Market the unit can also configured for duty as a small Panel PC with a factory fitted 2.5” Hard Drive and a complete Windows XP Professional installation.

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