Rugged, Fanless Embedded Computing for Industry 4.0 and Factory Automation
Industrial Computers are ruggedly designed to smoothly integrate into connected industrial automation control systems. Fanless design and rich I/O compatibility present durable, scalable industrial IoT compute solutions for faster processing and connectivity. Applications include industrial robotics, factory automation, defense, maritime, surveillance, smart city, and more.
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Fanless & Cable-less
Shock And Vibration
TPM 2.0 Security Module
Industrial Computers with CPU Socket
High-Performance, Powerful Processing Solutions
Industrial Computers with socket type CPUs apply numerous processing cores to handle larger workloads with flexible processing options. Socket type processors in industrial computers offer higher performance but require special cooling designs. A key benefit from Premio industrial computers is our ability to passively cool 35W/65W TDP socket type processors in a completely fanless design and still support wide range of temperatures for the harshest factory floors to streamline automation.
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Industrial Computers with SoC
Low-Power, Efficient Processing Solutions
Industrial Computers with system on a chip (SoC) CPUs offer ideal, lightweight processing for IoT gateways and powerful fanless mini pcs. Unlike socket type architectures, the SoC is physically soldered to the printed circuit board and incorporates the most critical industrial computer components like multi-core processors, integrated graphics processing units, and high-speed I/O connections without a dedicated PCH. . The SoC’s small size and reduced power consumption (up to 15W TDP) make it ideal for compact, low-power industrial computers with lighter workloads that require enterprise reliability for IoT workloads.
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Industrial Computer for Industry 4.0
Industrial computers drive the efficiency and insight enrichment at the heart of Industry 4.0. Engineered and manufactured to endure the challenging physical conditions of a variety of industrial environments, industrial computers are high-performance, scalable upgrades to traditional single-purpose PLCs. By consolidating numerous workloads within a single, versatile industrial computer, points of failure and overall hardware footprint are reduced. Strong localized compute and low-latency communication generate real-time actionable insights, inform inference analysis applications and enable sophisticated automation.Learn More About Industrial Automation ...
Ruggedized for Harsh Conditions at the Edge
Industrial computers play a significant role for industrial automation workloads by feeding data pathways in compute, storage, and connectivity at the rugged edge. As the demand for low-latency processing sets the stage for greater automation in harsh conditions, specialized computer designs push these industrial computers to new boundaries and deliver better results.
- Eliminates hardware failure caused by fan
- Forgoes vulnerable ventilation openings
- Extends industrial computer MTBF
- Noiseless operation
- Avoids signal degradation and latency
- Provides high shock & vibration tolerance
- Eliminates cable routing & cable matching problems
- Wide voltage range
- Over voltage protection
- Over current protection
- Reverse protection
The industrial computers’ extended temperature threshold accommodates a vast range of challenging thermal conditions.
Expansion Capabilities Powerful Acceleration
- Riser Cards to support multiple PCIe/PCI configurations
- Balanced Architecture in PCIe 3.0 x16 performance models
- Capable to drive powerful GPUs
- Modular Cooling fans available for additional thermal dissipation
An industrial computer is a specific type of computing system engineered to manage a variety of factory and industrial workloads for machine automation, manufacturing equipment and new-age autonomous robotics.
- Workload Consolidation: Industrial computers have the processing capacity to accomplish several tasks simultaneously, reducing hardware footprint
- IoT Connectivity: Rich wired I/O and wireless connection technologies incorporate legacy and leading-edge equipment, and data transmissions from remote and mobile environments.
- Reliability: Intelligent design and rugged features fortify industrial computers against the severe and challenging physical factors encountered in a variety of industrial environments
- Scalability: Industrial computers boast modular design allowing for interchangeable expansion options.
- Security: Trusted platform modules with TPM 2.0 standards enable hardware boot security, encryption and cybersecurity protections.
- Intelligent Automation: Powerful processing and performance acceleration options enable real-time inference analysis and machine learning for richer, data-driven autonomy at the rugged edge.
Most industrial computers share rugged design concepts that utilize fanless cooling technology, cableless connections to eliminate moving parts, and resistance to some level of dust and water intrusion.
Absolutely. Many industrial computer components used are available and can last up to 15 years, providing a long-term embedded computing roadmap, which major semiconductor designers' support. This is especially important for factories that may not have the ability to upgrade or retrofit with the latest automation technology every few years.
Both. With rich I/O integration, multi-protocol support and upgradable capabilities, industrial computers seamlessly integrate old equipment with the latest to form a responsive industrial IoT edge network. Upgradable and patchable industrial computers lend greater reliability and security to traditionally vulnerable legacy equipment as facility operators converge OT with IT.
Yes, Industrial computers can serve as cloud gateways for industrial IoT edge networks. By efficiently delegating select IoT applications to cloud resources, industrial computers free up processing capacity for tasks demanding local compute for real-time action. Cloud access also streamlines application upgrades and security patching for embedded systems with access constraints.
Premio industrial computers are certified to deploy cloud platforms like Microsoft Azure IoT and AWS IoT Greengrass. The platforms connect, monitor, and improve control of IoT assets to simplify enterprise system launch and management. The platforms draw advanced compute capabilities from the cloud to apply locally for latency-free performance and insights.
- Manufacturing and Industrial Automation: Industrial computers are used to manage motion control systems for data logging, inspection, and analysis for better manufacturing productivity.
- Interactive Kiosks: Many new and emerging markets are beginning to embrace industrial computers for machine automation and self-service kiosks as a means of reducing staffing costs and improving overall customer satisfaction.
- Automated Inspection, Metrology and Testing Equipment: Industrial computers integrated with more automation capabilities ensure high precision and assured quality of parts. This creates a more efficient and effective manufacturing process and reduces the number of defective products from going to market, creating better value and productivity for manufacturing.
- Security and Surveillance: The fanless rugged design of industrial computers makes it ideal for challenging surveillance applications. Industrial computers can support multiple PoE ports that provide stable connections to IP cameras providing video recorded on the device.
- Underground Mining: The harsh nature of underground mining requires specially designed industrial computers able to withstand dust exposure, extreme temperatures and vibrations. These key features support reliable. mission critical performance as the industrial computer captures valuable telemetry for construction and digging sites.
- Maritime and Military: Industrial computers are designed to survive tough operating conditions on shipboard and ground control operations. Low maintenance and long operating life meet requirements and schedules of military operations.