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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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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
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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.
INOX-F15C-ULT3 fanless panel PC
Supplier news
04/08/18 - ICP Electronics Australia introduces an all-new 15-inch stainless steel fanless panel PC, powered by Intel’s 6th generation Skylake ULT processors.
The AEX-119P is ideal for mission-critical applications in harsh environments.
Supplier news
01/08/18 - Interworld Electronics announces a new range of ATEX certified 19-inch stainless steel displays designed specifically for explosive environments.
ICP DAS' TPD-433-M2 touch HMI device
Supplier news
31/07/18 - ICP Electronics Australia introduces ICP DAS' TPD-433-M2, a new 4.3-inch touch HMI device designed for building and home automation applications.
IBX-660 data collection server
Supplier news
29/07/18 - ICP Electronics Australia introduces the new IBX-660 industrial data collection server featuring a rugged design for deployments in harsh environments.
ACP-1106 Series rugged multi-touch panel computer
Supplier news
29/07/18 - Interworld Electronics introduces the new ACP-1106, a compact wide screen multi-touch panel computer from Aaeon.
BOXER-6640 embedded box PC
Supplier news
26/07/18 - Interworld Electronics announces the release of the BOXER-6640 multi-core embedded controller from Aaeon.

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