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Infotainment PC

Large Format Infotainment Panel PCs

Powerful, Large-Format Touchscreen Panel PCs make Infotainment a Reality Infotainment, as a term, has been around since the early 1980s, usually used to describe entertaining news or an informational presentation that was also enjoyable. Today, the definition of Infotainment has evolved. In some uses, it describes a website or social media app designed both for information and entertainment – but more and more frequently, it is being used to describe computer hardware specially designed to… 

HMI Touchscreen

Touchpanel PC Human-Machine Interfaces for Controlling Equipment

The superior amount of data available from today’s manufacturing equipment is surprising. PLCs and PACs are capable of sending swaths of data about performance. Even certain pieces of manufacturing equipment themselves are able to send data on performance and necessary maintenance, a change in paradigm called “Industry 4.0”. Production recipies and processes can be changed on the fly, and multiple pieces of equipment can be monitored and adjusted from a single station. In the past,… 

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Announcing Large-Format Panel PCs – the 21.5” PPC-6721

Panel PCs have become the preferred option for industrial control, equipment control, home and entertainment control systems everywhere. Their simple adaptability – no need for custom switches and buttons – means they are easier to work with, faster and cheaper to install, and that they provide a more customized control scheme than is otherwise possible. For these applications, a compact, efficient touchscreen and profile that fits into existing cabinets or wall-boxes is ideal. Estone Technology… 

Open-Frame Panel PC Mounting

Mounting Open-Frame Touchpanel PCs

Selecting and Mounting Open-Frame Touchpanel PCs In our line of work, software and computer hardware needs flexibility, to support various operating systems and applications. The physical hardware of a rugged computer system needs no less flexibility. Kiosks, industrial equipment, and other devices featuring touchpanel PCs need a computer system that will work with the footprint and overall design planned for the device. In what kind of environment will the device operate? Will the touchpanel be… 

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Top Applications for Tablet Computers in Medicine

You may often hear it said – tablet computers and panel PCs are becoming more and more common throughout the healthcare and medical industry sectors. And it is true – According to a new report by Ricoh, 74% of hospitals that have embraced tablets are more efficient than their non-tablet-using competition, and a report by Research and Markets predicted that the mHealth market would grow more than 25% annually though 2023 – indicating that most… 

Broken Tablet Kiosk

The Hidden Costs of Using a Consumer Tablet when a Panel PC is More Appropriate

You’ve seen them, here and there – iPads and Android Tablets anchored in place on a kiosk, display stand, piece of signage, or a special purpose booth with a special mount, or maybe even zip ties and double-sided tape. When in need of a Panel PC for human-machine interaction purposes, data collection, or retail operations, the urge to use a consumer grade tablet can be strong. After all, they’re affordable, easily available, and familiar to… 

Various Inputs On PPC-4210 Panel PC

Versatile, POE Ready All-in-One Panel PCs Simplify Automation – PPC-4207 & 4210

It’s a fact – no matter what industry you’re a part of, or what industries you serve, automation is a growing part of everything with in it. Human-Machine Interaction, whether it’s controlling industrial equipment or accepting retail payments, is now a part of nearly every aspect of our days. For years, Human Machine Interactions (HMIs) have been the domain of buttons, switches, dials, and keypads, but over the past decade, touchscreens have become ubiquitous, offering… 

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Estone Technology to join other IoT Partners at ‘Intel Partners Connect 2018

National Harbor, MD  – Estone Technology will be attending the upcoming Intel Partners Connect event from March 13-15th at the Gaylord National Harbor, in Maryland. Three days of learning and networking will be complimented with an expo event where Intel Partners and sponsors will be able to share the products and services that are expanding the IoT and the future of electronics. Estone Technology has been a partner in Intel’s Embedded Alliance since 2010, and…