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What is an Industrial Computer?
An industrial computer is a PC that has been designed for rugged environments. This means that it can handle a few knocks here and there, and that the manufacturer has made the componentry to a specific standard and can meet a range of environmental conditions unsuitable for consumer-grade computers.

What sort of environments should an industrial computer be protected against? Temperature, dust, dirty and water are just a few of the conditions that an industrial computer should be able to work in without users having to worry if they are going to break down. Ingress Protection, or IP, standards such as IP65, IP66 and IP67 are used to alert users that their computer can handle industrial environments.

Componentry within an industrial computer will be ruggedised if it designed to withstand vibrations when installed in a ship or vehicle. This means the parts will be built to a much higher standard.

Finally, all industrial computers come with an imbedded operating system that can offer up to 15 years of use, which is different from consumer applications whereby the operating system needs to be upgraded every three or four years.
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ADP-1XX0A Series 5.6" to 12.1" industrial monitors
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27/11/18 - Backplane Systems Technology introduces a new range of 5.6" to 12.1" industrial monitors from Aplex Technology.
Crystal RE1014 rugged embedded computer
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25/11/18 - Crystal Group presents a new range of embedded computer systems that are field-tested to withstand shock, vibration and harsh environments.
Nuvo-5026E fanless embedded PC with dual PCIe slot expansion cassette
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22/11/18 - Neousys Technology's Nuvo-5026E fanless embedded computers feature a dual PCIe slot expansion cassette to meet various industrial applications.
BYTEM-123-PC industrial panel PCs
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20/11/18 - iBASE Technology's BYTEM-123-PC is an EN50155 certified Intel Atom processor E3845 Quad-Core 12.1" transportation projected touch industrial panel PC.
OFP Series modular panel PCs
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19/11/18 - Backplane Systems Technology introduces iBASE Technology's new OFP Series full-flat modular panel PCs, powered by Intel's 7th Generation of processors.
Crystal’s RS114PS18 1U rugged carbon fibre server
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14/11/18 - Crystal Group presents a new 1U rugged carbon fibre server designed and field-tested to provide failsafe and long life performance in extreme conditions.
SINTRONES' new ABOX-5200 fanless box PC
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11/11/18 - Backplane Systems Technology introduces a brand new ABOX-5200 fanless box computer from SINTRONES.
APLEX's ARCHMI Series fanless panel PCs
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05/11/18 - The ARCHMI Series fanless computers have a flat bezel design that allows the user to perform gestures in the screen corner with zero obstacles.
AFOKAR-08A-RK39 in-vehicle panel PC
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01/11/18 - ICP Electronics Australia introduces IEI's new AFOKAR-08A-RK39 in-vehicle panel PC series featuring a powerful but low energy Rockchip processor.
Winmate multi-touch M-Series HMI
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30/10/18 - Backplane Systems Technology introduces Winmate's new modularised design M-Series HMI featuring Intel Kaby Lake processor.
Now as a standard feature: OPC UA simplifies the communication of industrial hardware with IT systems
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28/10/18 - The new TBEN-L RFID module available from Turck Australia comes with an integrated OPC UA server.
Mustang-F100-A10 PCIe accelerator card
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28/10/18 - ICP Electronics Australia introduces IEI Integration's new Mustang-F100-A10 high performance PCIe accelerator card, which supports the OpenVINO toolkit.

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