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Rugged COM express module delivers powerful graphics
An ultra-rugged COM Express module for rail, public transportation and industry applications, such as data acquisition, infotainment, transcoding and live 3D, has been introduced with the CB71C. It is compatible with COM Express Type six Pin-Out and conforms to the VITA 59 standard, which specifies robust mechanics to ensure reliable operation even under the harshest environmental conditions.
Research for IT security solutions in the railway market
It has been announced that MEN is now part of the HASELNUSS consortium of DB Netz AG, the Fraunhofer Institute, Sysgo and TU-Darmstadt for the development of hardware-based safety platforms for railway control and security technology. Thanks to experience in the safety-critical transport sector, MEN can advise the research project on questions relating to safety architecture.
In-house test laboratory gets DakkS approval
The in-house test laboratory at MEN MikroElektronik has been accredited by the German accreditation body DAkkS, according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005 for EMC, environmental simulation tests and safety of electrical equipment. With accreditation according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005, MEN can now supply recognised test reports for further approvals of the end system.
16 Cores on high performance 6U VMEbus with Intel Xeon D
The new multicore SBC A25 from MEN offers up to 16 independent CPU cores, a variety of I/O options and an FPGA-based VMEbus interface. The board is already used by the Swiss research institute CERN in the world's largest particle accelerator due to its extreme computing power. The A25 is a powerful multicore VMEbus board, based on Intel's Xeon D-1500 server CPU. The board is available in versions with 4, 8 and 16 cores and thus provides a co...
Multi-display controller offers full HD for 7 to 15” panel PCs
Offering full HD for panel PCs ranging from 7 to 15” in size, the CC10S multi-display controller card has been introduced by MEN. The controller, which measures 95x95mm, provides dual-channel LVDS with a maximal resolution of 1920x1200 pixels.
Maintenance-free box computer is IP65 rated
A rugged, maintenance-free box computer designed for data acquisition has been released by MEN Mikro Elektronik GmbH. The BC50R, which is IP65 rated, features USB, digital input and output, GigE, CAN and legacy serial I/Os implemented on rugged M12 connectors.
Ethernet switch offers POE+ in 3UCompactPCI format
Men Mikro’s unmanaged Ethernet switch G304 uses Power over Ethernet Plus (PoE+) and a direct Ethernet to CPU connection via the P1 connector for reliable communications in several harsh and mobile applications. Based on the CompactPCI Serial standard in 3U, the robust switch also conforms to the railway standard EN 50155.
Wireless access point tracks railway applications
The EN 50155-compliant NM50 wireless access point meets all the requirements of modern railway applications. In addition to its robust design, the new unit comes with a wide range power supply for voltages between 14.4 and 154 VDC. Developed by Men Mikro Elektronik, the new wireless access point is especially designed for demanding rail and automotive applications, and operates over an extended operating temperature range from -40 to +85°C.
Safe CompactPCI PlusIO SBC with QNX support
Men Mikro has introduced the F75P single-board computer that brings functional safety to the board level, using redundant Intel Atom processors. The safe QNX operating system and the corresponding certification package make the F75P a SIL 4 certified turn-key solution. Two out of a total of three Intel Atom E680T processors are set up to be a redundant control unit with 1.6 GHz and 512 MB DDR2 RAM, running with a safe QNX BSP.
CompactPCI board offers platform to railway applications
The new 3U CompactPCI board F403 with 16 bidirectional digital I/O channels has been designed specifically for modern railway applications. It is suited for many different control functions, such as door-locking control and interior lighting. The board supports a total of 16 bidirectional digital I/O channels, organised into four optically isolated groups for reliable data transmission with four channels in each group.
Low-power COM based on ARM processor technology
Based on the new VITA 59 - Rugged COM Express standard and equipped with the ARM i.MX 6, the CC10C not only has a leading role in terms of robust COM Express compatible modules, but is also the first standard product from MEN in the low-power COM area using ARM processor technology.
Compact COM targets mission critical applications
Equipped with an Intel Core i7 processor, the CB70C COM module from Men Mikro Elektronikx offers high computing performance on a small form factor board. Based on the new Rugged COM Express standard, it is also well suited for use in mission-critical applications. Rugged COM Express or VITA 59 is a new standard which is based on the proven PICMG COM Express standard.
MEN Mikro Design the SC27 Intel Atom SBC for Panel PCs
The SC27 single-board computer was specially designed for demanding display applications with particularly little space. It controls panel PCs with screen sizes starting from 7. With its rugged, maintenance-free and fanless design, it excels in critical industrial controls as well as in driver desk solutions and infotainment systems in trains and buses or in HMIs in the automotive sector.
Strong Performance on cPCI PlusIO with 3rd Generation Intel Core i7
Based on the latest Intel Core i7 platform, the F22P offers a strongly improved graphics performance and higher computing performance while having a similarly low power consumption. Being another member of the scalable CompactPCI and CompactPCI PlusIO family, the SBC sports the same robustness and flexibility as its predecessors.
Equita Holding Secures Independence for MEN Mikro Elektronik
In the framework of a succession plan Equita Holding signed a purchase agreement on the acquisition of the majority of shares in MEN Mikro Elektronik on March 26, 2013. Manfred Schmitz – in his capacity as CEO and co-founder of the company – will reinvest major portions of his shares – under participation of further members of the management team.
Box PC with AMD G-Series APU for Data-Intensive Industrial Applications
MEN presents another member of their family of modular box and panel PCs. Offering a high-performance processor from the AMD Embedded G-Series, the I/O required in the market, a wide-range PSU with 16 to 36 V and a robust, maintenance-free enclosure, the BC50I is especially suited for demanding industrial applications.
G22 - Third Generation Intel Core i7 on cPCI Serial
Equipped with the latest generation Intel Core i7 processor MEN's second CompactPCI Serial SBC offers especially high performance for data-intensive applications. Beside increased computing performance, the G22 also excels with high graphics performance as well as state-of-the-art I/O functionality.
New Box PC Expands Breadth of AMD G-Series APU Offerings: Low-Power AMD G-T16R APU up to Dual-Core AMD G-T56N APU
MEN Mikro Elektronik announces the release of the BC50M box computer based on the latest AMD Embedded G-Series Accelerated Processing Unit (APU). The robust and maintenance-free BC50M (formerly called the BC1) is based on an innovative modular design that offers flexible display and I/O solutions with optimal performance for mobile applications such as use in trains, commercial vehicles, airplanes, and mobile machines.
CompactPCI Serial Multi-Display Controller G214 with AMD Radeon GPU E6760
MEN's latest CompactPCI Serial peripheral board G214 offers excellent graphics performance thanks to the AMD Radeon E6760 GPU and is especially suited for multi-display applications. It is used in control rooms for (video) surveillance, in simulators, in professional audio/video equipment as well as in digital signage applications.