Distributor Rutronik presents the new palm-sized UBC-220, an ARM-based compact box computer powered by a Freescale ARM® Cortex™-A9 i.MX6 Dual Lite high-performance processor. Designed with compact size, high capability, and superior connectivity, UBC-220 is an ideal indoor computing gateway suitable for smart buildings, parking lots, and public spaces.
Advantech’s UBC-220 is equipped with a Freescale ARM® Cortex™-A9 i.MX6 Dual Lite 1GHz processor, 1GB of onboard memory, and 4GB of eMMC flash memory storage. Featuring dual display support for Full HD 1080P HDMI and single-channel LVDS, UBC-220 is an ideal solution for HMI and instant signage. In addition, with USB 2.0 and OTG expansion compatibility, as well as Gigabyte Ethernet and dual mini-PCIe slots for optional Wi-Fi and 3G modules, the box computer has the connectivity to bridge multiple devices in the same network and efficiently acquires raw data for the next generation of cloud-based services. Furthermore, the palm-sized UBC-220 supports various mounting methods including VESA, DIN rail, and flexible wall mounting. With the specially designed VESA bracket, UBC-220 can be integrated with Advantech openframe monitors to provide a fanless standalone system with rich I/O capabilities that supports device management for complex IoT infrastructures.
As the default operating system, UBC-220 is equipped with embedded Linux. For experienced Yocto Linux developers, Advantech also provides a Yocto Linux board support package as an optional design-in service. Advantech also provides a complete software toolchain, Linux source code package, and software support service for SW developers, intending to develop a new-generation IoT gateway based on UBC-220. It offers not only a stable H/W platform, but also the software package and service enable customers to more easily and quickly develop their own apps. In addition to Linux support, an Android OS image and BSP source code for application development are offered, Android Apps can also be integrated.
About Rutronik (www.rutronik.com)
Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente GmbH is third largest distributor in Europe (Europartners Distribution Report 2014) and the number ten worldwide (EBN, May 2014). The broadline distributor offers semiconductors, passive and electromechanical components in addition to boards, storage, displays & wireless products. The company's primary target markets are the automotive, medical, industrial, home appliance, energy and lighting industries. The company bundles all products and services for specific embedded applications from the product areas of boards, storage, displays, wireless and peripherals under RUTRONIK EMBEDDED. RUTRONIK SMART brings together sensors, wireless components, micro-controllers, power management and safety solutions for devices within the Internet of Things (IoT). Expert technical support for product development and design-in, individual logistics and supply chain management solutions as well as comprehensive services complete its customer-oriented, forward-looking range of services. The company, established by Helmut Rudel in Ispringen/Germany in 1973, employs more than 1,300 staff worldwide and achieved Group sales of EUR740 million in the 2014 fiscal year.