Digital Signage Displays support x86 processor technologies.

Press Release Summary:

Powered by Microsoft® Windows Embedded OS, 42 in. Smart Module Digital Signage Displays are wrapped in steel housings, suited for outdoor and high traffic environments. Built-in light sensor auto-adjusts brightness in respect to ambient light conditions. Units feature 1.8 cm bezel, which when bundled with CAT 5 extender module, makes displays suitable for video/wall tile systems. Interactivity is optimized by adding touchscreen, motion sensors, or pushbutton technology.

Original Press Release:

AIS to Distribute Digital Signage Systems through Avnet Technology Solutions, Americas

Line features Microsoft® Windows Embedded offering, a powerful operating system platform for digital signage systems

Irvine, CA - American Industrial Systems, Inc. (AIS) introduces Smart Module Digital Signage Displays powered by Microsoft® Windows Embedded operating system. The latest in x86 technologies are designed into our compact slot module, which simply slides into the side, making replacing and upgrading easy. Our vibrant displays are wrapped in rugged steel housings, ideal for outdoor and high traffic environments. AIS' smart module technology will provide the flexibility and scalability the market demands supported through superior logistic support from Avnet Technology Solutions.

Currently available in 42" size, the monitor features an ultra-thin bezel (1.8cm), which is perfect for video wall/tile systems when bundled with our CAT 5 extender module. Also available is a built-in light sensor, capable of auto-adjusting the brightness in respect to ambient light conditions, maximizing optical view ability 24/7. Enhance your digital signage with interactivity through the additional of touch screen enhancements, motion sensors, or pushbutton technology; giving a personal touch and increasing customer exposure.

Smart Modules are available from lower power consumption Intel® Atom(TM)-based platforms to high powered Intel® Core(TM)2 Duo systems, all powered by Windows Embedded, which delivers in-box support for the latest x86 processor architectures, including componentized driver support for wide range of add-on options. The familiar windows architecture provides developers with the tools and technology to create cutting-edge features and experiences, pioneering the digital signage entertainment future.

Avnet Technology Solutions, Americas, the leading solutions distributor, has expanded its portfolio to include AIS Smart Module Digital Signage Displays. Avnet's North American OEM and reseller customers will now have additional offerings to help them create more complete solutions involving display technologies.

Please visit Microsoft's booth (#513) at KioskCom / The Digital Signage Show co-located at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center May 6-7 where AIS new Smart Modular Digital Signage LCD Monitor will be on display.

AIS Smart Module Digital Signage Display

o 42" TFT-LCD Panel (32", 46", and 52" coming soon)

o Rugged Thin-Bezel Steel Enclosure

o High Brightness and Transflective Sunlight Readability Enhancements Available

o Touchscreen Compliant

o Light Sensor Built-in

o Smart Module Technology Complaint

AIS Smart Module Digital Signage Player

o Operating System: Microsoft® Windows Embedded

o Wireless Connectivity

o Mini-PCI Expandability (GPS, Ext. Peripherals)

o Easy service and upgrading

o Compact Form Factor

o TV Tuner Module (SMTV200); CAT 5 Extender Module (SMCA)

o Lower Power Consumption Intel® Atom(TM) Flash Player Module (SMD200)

o High Power Intel® Core(TM)2 Duo Modules (SMI45)

About American Industrial Systems, Inc.

AIS is a leading global designer and manufacturer of specialty Industrial panel PC, industrial displays, industrial automation, and digital signage solutions for customers in the industrial, commercial, public service, and medical markets. AIS specializes in designing and manufacturing cost-effective LCD and embedded computing products for the industrial market, as well as ODM/OEM applications worldwide. Whether your vision involves off-the-shelf displays or highly customized embedded computing solutions, AIS can supply the experience, technology, and resources you need to build it right and get you to market first. For additional information on AIS products and services, please call AIS toll-free at (888) 485-6688 or visit:

Contact Avnet Technology Solutions at 1-877-ASK-AVNET (1-877-275-2863) or


American Industrial Systems, Inc.

Alan Wong, 949-681-7461

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