PL-80270 is an Economical 4.3 inch Fanless Open Frame Touch Panel Computer designed
as a Human Machine Interface (HMI). The fanless device can be used in a number
of application environments including amusement/arcade center management
systems, medical, manufacturing and process control systems. It provides
graphics-based visualization of specialized computer processes such as
programmable automation controllers (PAC), programmable logic controllers (PLC)
and distributed control system (DCS). The PL-80270 is able to communicate with
back-end management systems via an onboard Ethernet port.
The device includes Windows CE 6.0 OS installed on
the Flash ROM. In addition, WIN provides a driver, API and sample code. Sample
code covers Digital I/O, card-reader, RS-232, NVRAM, 2D graphics, multi-media
playback and networking.
Parallax Inc. is known for developing the Basic Stamp microcontroller development board and educational accessory kits. In addition to developing a user-friendly educational platform to learn about 8-bit microcontrollers and software programming, it created a multicore 32-bit chip called the Propeller.
Researchers working with additive manufacturing have said multimaterial techniques will allow industry “to fabricate materials with combinations of density, strength, and thermal expansion that do not exist [yet].”
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