SOURCE: American Industrial Systems, Inc.

October 20, 2009 03:00 ET

AIS Releases a Low Cost Touchscreen Panel PC Line for Industrial HMI Interfaces, Process Control and Automation

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - October 20, 2009) - American Industrial Systems Inc. (AIS), has introduced a new low cost Touch Screen Panel PC line featuring Intel® Celeron and Core 2 Processors packaged in a rugged aluminum steel enclosure to withstand tough industrial environments. Integrated touchscreens, aluminum IP65 rated front bezels, and industrial grade LCD panels are standard equipment throughout the line. They are currently available in 7", 12", 15", and 17" sizes; the 7" and 12" feature the fanless Intel® Ultra Low Voltage Celeron M processor, leveraging the best cost & performance ratio. For a high power solution the 15" and 17" Panel PC run on the Intel® Core 2 Duo Platform with Intel® Q965 Chipset, which meets the requirements of the most interactive and system demanding clients. From fanless to high performance AIS can provide a solution to meet the demands of today's applications ranging from machine HMI control, process monitoring, digital signage, HVAC control and similar industrial requirements.

The units are encased in an aluminum and steel housing, protecting the components from harsh industrial environments including shock/vibration, dust, water, and temperature shocks. Standard VESA spaced holes and flush panel mounting options are available for easy deployment integration into existing or new systems. With touchscreen capability, ruggedized housing, and optional wireless connectivity, the AIS' Low Cost Panel PC line is a powerful cost effective unit to answer the demand for semi-ruggedized touchscreen computers in the industrial marketplace.

Pricing for AIS Industrial Touch Screen Panel PCs Starting at $699

Features and Benefits:

--  Intel® Ultra Low Voltage Celeron M Processor (7" & 12" models)
--  Intel® Core 2 Duo w/ Q965 Chipset (15" & 17" models)
--  IP65 Compliant Dust & Water Resistant Front Bezel
--  Industrial Grade LCD Panel
--  Built-in Resistive Touchscreen
--  Windows & Linux OS Compliant
--  Rugged Aluminum & Steel Housing
--  Optional Wireless Capability
--  Wide Voltage Range Input 9-27V (12" only)
--  Designed for 24/7 Continuous Operation

About American Industrial Systems Inc.

AIS is a leading global designer and manufacturer of specialty industrial panel pc, rugged tablet pc, industrial display and digital signage solutions for customers in the industrial, commercial, public service, and medical markets. AIS specializes in designing and manufacturing cost-effective LCD and embedded computing products for the industrial market, as well as ODM/OEM applications worldwide. Whether your vision involves off-the-shelf displays or highly customized embedded computing solutions, AIS can supply the experience, technology, and resources you need to build it right and get you to market first. For additional information on AIS products and services, please Call AIS toll-free at (888) 485-6688 or visit:

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