Press Release Summary:
Operating between -40Â° and 75Â°C, XMB Mobile Server channels generated heat directly to case to prevent internal hot spots. Combined with Linux or WindowsÂ® using Octagon OS Embedder(TM) kit, XMB becomes core component to be programmed for wide variety of mobile applications. Standard I/O includes dual Ethernet, quad USB 2.0, dual serial, CRT and LCD video, and digital I/O. GPS, analog, GPRS, and video camera can be added via PC/104, PC/104-Plus, and XBLOK(TM) modules.
Original Press Release:
Expandable Computer Beats the Heat
Westminster, CO, June 1, 2006-Octagon Systems announced today, the XMB Mobile Server, the latest member of its I-CORE(TM) line of rugged computers with expandable I/O and fanless operation. The XMB is a "no compromise" design that optimizes the electrical, thermal and mechanical components for maximum reliability. The result is a powerful, yet fanless system in a rugged enclosure. The basic unit includes the processing power, power supply, memory and I/O for most applications. Combined with Linux or Windows® using the Octagon OS EmbedderTM kit, the XMB becomes a core component, ready to program for a foundation for a wide variety of mobile applications. Drivers for all hardware are included The PC architecture uses Linux, Windows® and other popular operating systems. Octagon has OS Embedder(tm) kits for easy installation of these operating systems as well as drivers for all the hardware. Standard I/O includes dual Ethernet, quad USB 2.0, dual serial, CRT & LCD video, and digital I/O. Because the XMB-1 is fully functional out-of-the-box, additional I/O such as GPS, analog, GPRS, video camera can be readily added via PC/104, PC/104-Plus and XBLOK(tm) modules. An option panel can be easily removed and punched for custom annunciators, connectors and controls. Generated heat is efficiently channeled directly to the case to help prevent internal hot spots. The XMB mobile server operates in ambient temperatures from -40° to 75° C, depending upon the processor speed, user options and mass storage devices. The single piece price is $2475 with volume discounts. OEM versions are available. Delivery is stock to four weeks. Background Octagon Systems is a leading manufacturer of embedded PCs for the -40* to 85* C environment and provides high reliability, PC-based solutions for a wide variety of applications including transportation, security, industrial control, and military. Octagon's quality management system was implemented in 1993 and is certified to the ISO 9001:2000 standard. Octagon manufactures its own products and has in-house certification and verification laboratory to meet various world standards. Located in Westminster, CO, Octagon has made rugged computers since 1981. For more information, please visit: www.octagonsystems.com/products/xmb-1.aspx Contact: Octagon Systems Corporation email@example.com www.octagonsystems.com 303-430-1500