American Portwell Technology, Inc., (https://www.portwell.com), a world-leading innovator in Industrial PC (IPC) and an Associate member of the Intel® Internet of Things (IoT) Alliance, announces the LEAD-PD, -PND and -PPC series, a new family of panel PC products designed for the IoT market as a robust, functional and flexible multi-touch human machine interface (HMI). According to Jack Lam, American Portwell Technology’s product marketing director, the new LEAD series provides a rich portfolio of touch displays or fanless panel PCs with a variety of connectivity and computing flexibility. “Besides the option of two sizes and two colors,” Lam confirms, “the new LEAD series features full HD 10-point projective capacitive touch screen with stylish, slim and bezel-free outlook. Plus,” Lam adds, “a solid IP65 water- and dust-proof front panel, and fast time to market”.
Lam suggests applications for Portwell’s LEAD series include smart hospital/healthcare, such as information terminal, bedside infotainment, telemedicine and self-check system. Smart retail applications include digital signage, recognition, customized advertisements/ promotions, merchandise locations, self-checkout and delivery. Kiosk applications include point of interest, point of information in hospitality locations such as hotel or restaurant; transportation such as parking lot, train station, airport; library, exhibition hall; government infrastructure; industrial/factory automation; facility management; intralogistics or smart warehouse and much more.
LEAD Series: Common Features
The LEAD series currently consists of three subsets” explains Maria Yang, American Portwell’s product marketing engineer. “LEAD-PD series, a Touch Display with multi-touch function; LEAD-PND series, an ARM-based flat panel PC that supports Android™ operating system with wireless connectivity; and LEAD-PPC series, utilizing Intel Atom® Dual Core® processor compatible with Win 10 IoT, Linux and Android operating system.
According to Yang, all three models share the following common features: display sizes of 21.5˝ or 23.6˝; back shell colors in black or white—the white shell made of medical-grade, flame-retardant plastics; full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution wide-screen display; 16:9 ration panel; P-CAP and 10-point multi-touch glove operation; fanless, stylish and bezel-free design, suitable to face end users; standalone or VESA® 75mm x 75mm mounting options; ingress protection rating of IP65 water- and dust-proof front panel; certified to CE (EN 55032 and EN 55024), FCC 47CFR Part 15 Subpart B and EN 60068-2-6 for vibration and shock absorption.