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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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BOXER-6839 embedded box PC
Supplier news
13/10/18 - Interworld Electronics introduces the new BOXER-6839 embedded box PCs from Aaeon, featuring Intel 6th/7th Generation Core processors.
FABS Series stainless steel HMI panel PC
Supplier news
03/10/18 - Interworld Electronics introduces a new line of food grade stainless steel HMI panel computers for the food and beverage industry.
MEX: Celebrating 25 years of Maintenance Management
Supplier news
19/09/18 - Leading Australian maintenance software experts MEX is celebrating their 25th anniversary this year.
Viavi MTS-5800 handheld network tester
Supplier news
18/09/18 - Measurement Rentals introduces the new Viavi MTS-5800 handheld network tester (10Mbps to 10G) to their extensive test and measurement rental fleet.
VisionApp 360 software eliminates time-consuming and costly programming work for the user
Supplier news
30/08/18 - Three-dimensional and software-aided object measurement holds enormous potential for industrial users.
The IBR115 2.5-inch SBC and the IBR117 3.5-inch extended temperature SBCs
Supplier news
29/08/18 - Backplane Systems Technology announces the release of two new single board computers (SBCs) by iBASE Technology.
The new tDS-724i and tDS-734i device servers
Supplier news
21/08/18 - ICP Electronics Australia introduces two new Serial-to-Ethernet device servers from ICP DAS.
Cicoil network cables
Supplier news
19/08/18 - Treotham presents a range of highly flexible networking cables from Cicoil, rated for Class 1 clean room use.
The Nuvo-7160GC is a ruggedized GPU-aided edge computing platform designed for modern machine learning applications
Supplier news
19/08/18 - Backplane Systems Technology introduces the new Nuvo-7160GC rugged GPU computing platform from Neousys Technology.
The XP-9x71-WES7 series XP-9171-WES7, XP-9371-WES7 and XP-9771-WES7
Supplier news
19/08/18 - ICP Electronics Australia introduces ICP DAS' new XP-9x71-WES7 series Windows embedded Standard 7 based PACs powered by Intel's E3845 1.91GHz Atom CPU.
DRPC-130-AL Can Bus fanless embedded system
Supplier news
13/08/18 - iEi Integration introduces the new DRPC-130-AL, a CAN Bus fanless DIN-Rail embedded system, powered by the Intel Atom x5-E3930 processor.
IMBA-Q370 industrial motherboard
Supplier news
12/08/18 - ICP Electronics Australia introduces the new IMBA-Q370 from iEi Integration.

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