Kontron D3713-V/R

27 July 2020 First of all, the new processors of the AMD Ryzen Embedded V1000 and R1000 series are of course to be emphasized. With their respective graphics performance, they are among the best solutions that the embedded market has to offer and this at a price-performance ratio…

Key Microsoft support dates

13 March 2020 Products Released Life Cycle Start Date Mainstream Support End Date Extended Support End Date Service Pack Support End Date Microsoft Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry Enterprise 25/11/2013 10/07/2018 11/07/2023   Microsoft Windows NT Embedded 4.0 30/08/1999 30/06/2003 11/07/2006   Microsoft Windows XP Embedded Service Pack 1…

Display Visibility a Problem in Sunlight?

30 January 2020 Display Visibility a Problem in Sunlight? When Displays are manufactured the touch screen or glass is layered onto a module, which leaves a tiny air gap. In outdoor environments or where high brightness prevails this can be a problem. A problem which is caused by…

Now is a good time to consider moving from WES7

7 October 2019 Now is a good time to consider moving from WES7 Context The latest version of Windows Embedded Standard (WES) 7, Service Pack 1, is already well into it's extended support date period which is set to officially stop in October 2020. Microsoft has changed direction…

Reliable and secure wireless technology for IoT

13 August 2019 Reliable and secure wireless technology for IoT   IoT is a great solution for industrial applications where there are devices installed in the field, in buildings, lights or in the streets. These devices need monitoring and managing, gone are the days of routine check on…

Flash Drives, Myths and the Truth.

21 June 2019 The Durability Myth: SSDs Do Not Last Long SSDs do wear out, just like any other storage solution such as the HDD. However, flash technology has advanced by leaps and bounds in recent years, and SSDs now employ many endurance-stretching technologies. One of the measures…

Choosing a TFT LCD Display Module

23 May 2019 Choosing a TFT LCD Display Module The TFT display is now the de-facto standard for most applications so how do you choose which is the right display for your application? There are a number of questions to be asked and many factors to be considered…

RMTS resistive multi-touch screens

11 April 2019 10-point multi-touch for industrial environments   Mildex Optical Inc, a worldwide leader in resistive touch screen technology offers a 10-point multi-touch solution based upon proprietary resistive touch technology.   Equipped with superior optical characteristics and dedicated controller our RMTS is the number one choice for…

Is Wireless always the only way to IIoT/IoT your building?

11 March 2019 Is Wireless always the only way to IIoT/IoT your building? David Bates of Review Displays While there is a wide range of wireless technologies available, sometimes you will be able to use existing infrastructure to create a reliable and secure communication system within your buildings.…

Micro LED'S are they the future?

30 January 2019   Samsung announced its new MicroLED tech last year with a giant TV called ‘The Wall’. This year the company is making a comeback, but with a smaller and more logical 75-inch 4K TV using the same MicroLED technology.  The new display tech uses millions…

Intel Cannon Lake release date, news, and rumors

6 September 2018 Remember how Intel was going to release Cannon Lake in 2016? And, then when it got pushed back to 2018? Well, according to Intel’s Q1 financial results we won’t see the long-awaited follow-up to Kaby Lake until 2019 – at least in a consumer-ready state. But, at least Intel is…

eDP, the future of industrial displays

19 August 2018   Today’s personal electronic devices continue to get smaller and easier to use, with more performance and functionality. Such advances are often driven by technology hidden from the consumer, behind the sleek industrial design and elegant user interface. Video quality improvements are one example. A…