EFCO (Taiwan) - EFCO, a world-class supplier of industrial PC, gaming and EMS solutions, today introduced its SmartAIO U7-300 Series that offer broad industrial interface support. Based on the latest Intel® Atom™ processors and highly-integrated Qseven CPU modules, the new EFCO SmartAIO computers are extremely compact measuring just 138 x 100 x 57 mm (5.43 x 3.93 x 2.24 inches). EFCO designed its SmartAIO Series for maximum network interoperability offering essential gateway connectivity for today’s Internet-of-Things (IoT)-ready automation applications.
Meeting the broad I/O needs of factory automation including Industrial IoT/4.0, and applications in the transportation, food and digital signage industries, the series’ extended application-specific interface support includes 2x Gigabit Ethernet ports, 4x USB (2x USB 3.0, 2x USB 2.0), 1x HDMI, 2x RS-232, 2xRS-232/422/485, 8-bit Isolation GPI, 8-bit Isolation GPO and Audio (1x Line-out, 1x MIC-in). In addition, EFCO can provide customized I/O modules enabling OEMs to reduce development time and costs and meet shorter customer delivery schedules.
The SmartAIO U7-300 offers wide input voltage (+9 V – +32 V) matching a diverse range of power requirements and supports industrial temperature operation from 0 ° C to + 60 ° C. The latest industrial PCs from EFCO are also equipped with slots for half and full-size PCI Express mini cards that can be used to support wireless functionality such as 3G/4G LTE and Bluetooth. Optional operating systems including Microsoft Windows 8 / Windows 8 embedded, Windows 7 / Windows 7 Embedded Compact or Linux are available. The new PC series complies with the FCC regulations (Class A), and bears the CE mark ensuring they meet EU safety, health and environmental protection requirements.
The new EFCO SmartAIO industrial computers will be available second quarter 2017.