July 17, 2009

Vehicle-Mount Computer Runs Linux

Article Source LinuxDevices
July 17, 2009, 11:19 am

Aaeon has introduced an Intel Atom-based controller intended for in-vehicle usage. The Linux-ready AEC-6831 includes two gigabit Ethernet ports, VGA and DVI-I video outputs, CompactFlash storage, and available redundant power supplies, according to the company.

The AEC-6831 is billed as being ideal for "rugged transportation environments" including those that feature high temperature -- up to 131 deg. F -- and ambient vibration. Featuring an internal DC-to-DC converter, the device operates on input power from 9VDC to 30VDC, but, for "power redundancy purposes," can also accept power from an external AC adapter, Aaeon says...

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