2013 iF Product Design Award-Winning SI-38 Digital Signage System from IBASE
IBASE Technology Inc.
11F, No. 3-1, Yuan Qu St., Nankang
Press release date: December 4, 2012
Taipei, Taiwan - IBASE Technology Inc. (TASDAQ: 8050), a leading manufacturer of industrial motherboards and embedded systems, has once again excelled in the iF product design award 2013 competition for its SI-38 digital signage system, after winning the 2012 Computex Taipei d&i Gold Award and Industrial Innovation Achievement Award.
For 60 years, the iF product design award has been an internationally recognized label for award-winning design and the iF brand has become a symbol for outstanding achievements in design. The jury considered criteria such as design quality, finish, choice of materials, degree of innovation, environmental impact, functionality, ergonomics, visualization of intended use, safety, brand value and branding and aspects of universal design.
Out of 3,011 entries, the award-winning SI-38 is an ultra slim embedded system designed specifically for digital signage applications. Powered by an accelerated processing unit (APU) with discrete class graphics and multiple display outputs, the system has a 26mm-thick chassis that is nevertheless slender enough to disappear into the tightest spaces behind displays. It is built around a die-cast aluminum thermal frame that serves simultaneously as the entire system's structural backbone, thermal conduit, airflow divider, HDD rail, EMI shield and mounting bracket. To ensure long-term reliability with a minimum acoustic footprint, the cooling airflow is segregated from the electronics to keep contaminants out.
"Our commitment to excellence led us to design the SI-38 not only with a refined appearance but, functionality-wise, also with superior processing and graphics performance that meet our customers' demands," says C. S. Lin, president of IBASE Technology Inc.
The SI-38 is designed to run graphics intensive applications with a level of performance previously exclusive to discrete GPUs. The system is also capable of decoding multiple H.264, WMV9, MPEG-4 and MPEG-2 video streams totally in the graphics subsystem, freeing the CPU cores for other tasks. It supports iSMART, IBASE's green technology with EuP/Erp power saving, auto power on/off scheduler and power resume functions, to improve the environmental performance. The SI-38 offers unmatched flexibility in peripheral, network and display connectivity. USB 3.0, RS-232, Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11n WiFi, Bluetooth and 3G-Wireless interfaces are available. The unit has been tested and certified by world-class digital signage software companies including SCALA, Omnivex, DISE, Stinova and YCD.
About IBASE Technology
Founded in 2000, IBASE Technology (TASDAQ: 8050) is an ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 certified company that specializes in the design and manufacturing of industrial PC products. IBASE provides OEM/ODM services tailoring products to customers' requirements. Current product offerings from IBASE include single board computers, Mini-ITX boards, Disk-Size SBC, ETX CPU modules, embedded systems, industrial panel PCs and network appliance for various applications in the automation, digital signage, gaming, entertainment, medical, military and networking markets. IBASE is committed to delivering innovative, practical and dependable solutions for an ever-evolving industrial computing landscape. For more information, please visit www.ibase.com.tw.
IBASE Technology Inc.
11F, No. 3-1, Yuan Qu St., Nankang, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C. (Nankang Software Park)
Web Site: www.ibase.com.tw