New 15-inch touchscreen panel PC delivers cost effective reliability in harsh industrial environments

Resistive touchscreen panel PC is the latest evolution in Hoffmann and Krippner’s well proven Flexx-IPC® range

Input device specialist Hoffmann + Krippner has introduced its latest touchscreen panel PC for use in a wide variety of industrial applications that demand rugged design combined with high quality hardware. Designated as the Flexx-IPC®-L-T Advanced, this new range has been developed in a direct response to customer needs for long life and flexibility. Featuring IP65/NEMA rating as standard, the Flexx-IPC®-L-T Advanced is ideal for deployment where the PC’s need to be protected from moisture and liquids or the front panels need to be regularly washed down.

Unlike capacitive technology devices, resistive touchscreen technology can be operated efficiently in environments where gloves need to be worn due to the manufacturing process. This allows for reliable input of critical manufacturing parameters. Typical uses will see the new range being adopted in industrial, food processing, medical, pharmaceutical and automotive manufacturing facilities.

Flexx-IPC®-L-T Advanced industrial PC’s combine a 15-inch resistive touchscreen with extensive I/O connectivity and a variety of processor and memory configurations. As well as customising the software, hardware and touchscreen, system builders and integrators can specify turnkey front panel designs to further enhance human machine interface (HMI) and system ‘look and feel’ in accordance with customer-, application- or environment-specific requirements. Custom options include the addition of company branding and logos, the specification of colour schemes and the labelling of individual keys to specific customer and application requirements.

Based on a 1.6GHz Intel Atom CPU, with power consumption as low as 20W and up to 32GB of solid state Flash storage, the Advanced model is optimised to deliver an excellent power/performance ratio. Flexx-IPC®-L-T is supplied with Microsoft Windows Compact 7 (CE7) as standard, with Options for Windows 7 and Windows 7 Embedded standard.

For further information call Ian Ritson, Hoffmann + Krippner Limited now on +44 (0) 1223 421889 or email i.ritson@flex-ipc.co.uk

Datasheet for download: http://www.flexx-ipc.com/download.html

For further information and reader enquiries please contact:
Ian Ritson
Hoffmann + Krippner Limited
St. John’s Innovation Centre
Cowley Road
Cambridge
CB4 0WS
Tel:                  +44 (0) 1223 421889
E-Mail:            i.ritson@flex-ipc.co.uk

About Hoffmann + Krippner

Founded in 1972, Hoffmann + Krippner has become a global leader in the design and development of high-quality and innovative input solutions for a diverse range of industries ranging from electronics and industrial automation to medical, pharmaceuticals and food processing. The company, which has its headquarters in Buchen, Germany, offers a broad portfolio of technologies that ranges from standard membrane keyboards to completely customised input systems encompassing housing, electronics and software.

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Founded in 1972, Hoffmann + Krippner has become a global leader in the design and development of high-quality and innovative input solutions for a diverse range of industries ranging from electronics and industrial automation to medical, pharmaceuticals and food processing. The company, which has its headquarters in Buchen, Germany, offers a broad portfolio of technologies that ranges from standard membrane keyboards to completely customised input systems encompassing housing, electronics and software.

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