This 15-inch, wall-mountable LCD Panel Computer is built for factory automation, facility monitoring, machine automation and environmental monitoring. It runs on a VIA Eden 667 MHz processor mounted on a 3.5-inch embedded board, and has a 512MB memory capacity in a 144-pin SO-DIMM socket. It has a Realtek 8139 C PCI PnP Base-T Ethernet controller, and a VGA controller with up to 32 MB of shared memory handles the display. It has a 4-Wire resistive touch screen, three RS-232 ports and an optional PCMCIA slot for wireless communications. It also has a 16-bit PC/104 extension connector, onboard CompactFlash Type-1 socket, and optional 2.5-inch hard drive. It is available in North America for immediate delivery, starting at $1,500.
During a teardown of the iPad Air and Microsoft Surface Pro 3 at the Medical Design & Manufacturing Show in Schaumburg, Ill., an engineer showed this "inflammatory" video about the dangers of maliciously mishandling lithium-ion batteries.
The Window Watcher stops the burglar before he does damage or enters the house. House alarm service companies set off alarms and call the service only after the burglar has damaged and entered the house.
If you’re designing a handheld device or industrial machine that will employ a user interface, then you’ll want to check out the upcoming Design News Continuing Education Center course, "Engineering Principles Behind Advanced User Interface Technologies.”
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.