ARM9 Industrial Box Computer comes pre-installed with Linux.

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Powered by 400 MHz Atmel AT91SAM9G45 SoC, Matrix-505 integrates 128 MB DDR2 SDRAM and 128 NAND Flash; fault-resilient booting function; as well as two 10/100 Mbps Ethernet, 4 RS-232/-485 serial ports, 2 USB hosts, and microSD socket within one metal box. Linux 2.6.38 OS, busybox utility collection, lighttpd Web server, and USB device drivers are pre-installed, and DIN-Rail and wall mounting allow flexible onsite installation. Computer is designed for headless application.

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Artila Releases Matrix-505 Linux Ready Box Computer

Palm size industrial computer for ubiquitous computing

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Artila Electronics, the leading solution provider for ARM based embedded computing, is proud to release Matrix-505 ARM9 Linux ready computer.  Matrix-505 is powered by Atmel AT91SAM9G45 400MHz SoC, 128MB DDR2 SDRAM and 128 NAND Flash with Linux 2.6.38 pre-installed.  A fault resilient booting function is implemented by using a backup Linux file system in the DataFlash which will automatically boot up Matrix-505 in case the primary NAND Flash fails.  The Matrix-505 integrates two 10/100 Mbps Ethernet, four high speed RS-232/485 serial ports,  two USB hosts and a microSD socket into a palm size metal box.  The DIN-Rail and wall-mounting capability also make Matrix-505’s onsite installation flexible.

Matrix is pre-installed with Linux 2.6.38 OS, busybox utility collection, lighttpd Web server, and various USB device drivers.  The dual independent Ethernet ports design provides high communication bandwidth and data redundancy.  Although Matrix-505 is designed for headless application, the VNC remote access and control software is available and can use a remote desktop to access Matrix-505’s application software which uses graphic user interface.

Matrix-505 is designed for simplicity in mind and its rock-solid performance making remote device monitoring straight-forward and dependable.

About Artila

Artila Electronics is an emerging force in the industrial computer field, dedicated to minimizing mass while maximizing utility. Unlike other industrial computer providers in the market who mainly use x86 plus Windows solutions, Artila focuses on ARM-core RISC CPUs with embedded Linux solutions, matched with Artila's 10 plus years of experience in RS-232/422/485 industrial communication and TCP/IP networking. Artila's product range consists of Serial-to-Ethernet embedded modules, ARM9/Linux box computers, and ARM9/Linux SOMs (system-on-modules).

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