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New compact Kontron MediClient Panel PC with 10.4 inch SVGA touch display

New compact Kontron MediClient Panel PC with 10.4 inch SVGA touch display

Compact HMI for a wide range of cost-sensitive OEM medical applications

Eching/Duesseldorf, Germany, November 19, 2008 – At the MEDICA 2008 in Duesseldorf, Germany (Hall 15 / Booth E36), Kontron premiers the highly compact and cost-optimized 10.4 inch SVGA Kontron MediClient Panel PC for medical equipment OEMs.

The new Kontron MediClient 104 is a fanless medical Panel PC with a durable, lightweight plastic housing that offers IP65 protection and can be tailor-made to suit OEMs’ corporate designs. Despite its compact size, the Kontron MediClient 104 offers a comprehensive set of interconnects including dual Ethernet (10/100), dual USB 2.0, serial RS232 (opt. RS422/RS485) and an optional CAN bus interface. VESA arm mounting makes the fanless Kontron MediClient 104 the easy-to-integrate medical HMI for a wide spectrum of cost-sensitive OEM medical applications in operating theaters, emergency stations and other infection-sensitive areas that require sharp graphics and intuitive user interfaces in a space-saving, robust and hygienic design.

Scalable up to the Intel® Celeron® M processor with 1.0 GHz, the cost-optimized Kontron MediClient 104 features up to 1024 MB of RAM and a Compact Flash socket plus an optional 2.5 inch HDD for data storage. The 800x600, easy-to-read bright (230 cd/m²) TFT touch screen, which is usable with gloves and stylus pens, is resistant to disinfectants and detergents. The plastic housing (ABS UL94V0) is scratch-proof, corrosion resistant and chemical resistant for long life and easy cleaning.

Shock and vibration resistance, thermal stability and compatibility with EN60601-01 are standard features of the Kontron MediClient Panel PCs, as is long-term availability of at least 5 years. The fanless cooling concept not only reduces noise but also ensures very high reliability with a MTBF of more than 40,000 hours. The CE, FCC, cULus certified Kontron MediClient complies to US:FCC47 CFR PART15, Class A level, EN61000-6-2 and EN55022/A (CISPR22) regulations.

The Kontron MediClient 104 is available now. Windows CE.net, Windows XP Embedded and Embedded Linux are available as standard operating systems along with numerous protocols, including http, XML and RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol).

More information about the Kontron MediClient 104:
http://www.kontron.com/products/hmis+and+displays/panel+pc++micro+client/mediclient/mediclient+104.html

More information about Kontron solutions for embedded medical applications:
http://www.kontron.com/applications/medical/

Contact our sales team to learn more about this product family and about product customization by contacting us at:

Kontron America Sales
Phone: 888-294-4558
Email: sales@us.kontron.com

Contact our support team for any technical inquiries by contacting us at:

Kontron America Support
Phone: 800-480-0044
Email: support@us.kontron.com

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