Press Release: Ready-to-run Touch-it CE Pico-ITX Embedded Kit powered by Toradex Computer on Module
Nürnberg, Germany – February 26th, 2014 – Toradex is pleased to announce their partnership with Christ-Elektronik GmbH, a subsidiary of Otto Christ AG, specializing in Panel PCs, Touch Panels, measuring devices and special electronic devices for Car Wash Systems. Toradex’ collaboration with Christ-Elektronik has yielded an innovative and easy-to-use Embedded Systems Kit powered by a Toradex Colibri T20 module based on NVIDIA® Tegra 2, ARM® Cortex-A9.
The Touch-it CE Pico-ITX kit offers touch solutions that can be easily integrated into an existing system targeted for various applications such as Industrial Automation, Home Automation, Medical, HMIs, Digital Signage, Automotive and much more. The package contains Display, Touch, Touch extension, LVDS Cable, Pico-ITX board and Colibri Module with Codesys software and thus offering engineers a comprehensive ready-to-use Embedded Systems Kit. Christ-Elektronik also provides Visbee, a platform independent visualization software along with this kit, which developers can use to create applications in their usual development environment. The kit is available in combination with 7”, 10.4” and 15” displays.
“We’re excited to announce that Christ-Elektronik offers hardware building blocks around our Colibri modules and enhanced development tools in a convenient package, helping developers to simplify and speed up the development cycle”, said Dr Ronald Vuillemin, Chairman of Toradex. “Leveraging our extensive knowledge of touch solutions, we have built an Embedded Systems kit offering comprehensive development environment, and thus dramatically reducing the development time from months to days for quick solutions to support new and emerging market segments”, said Franz Reichle, Executive Director of Christ-Elektronik.
About Toradex Computer-on-Modules
The pin-compatible Colibri and Apalis ARM embedded computer on module product families are based on NVIDIA® Tegra™ 2 & 3, NXP®/Freescale (Vybrid™ VF50, VF61) and iMX6, as well as Intel/Marvell® XScale™ (PXA270, PXA300, PXA310, PXA320). Colibri and Apalis modules deliver cost-performance optimized designs. These small form factor modules are highly miniaturized and encapsulate complex computer system on module hardware and software technology for fast and easy embedded product development. Toradex ARM computer modules come with a pre-installed Windows Embedded Compact image, along with the respective runtime license under the Microsoft OEM ID 45746. Linux and Android BSPs are also available.
Toradex specializes in embedded computing technology, offering a broad range of highly miniaturized yet powerful pin-compatible embedded computer modules based on ARM processors complemented by extensive support directly from the engineers. Founded in 2003 and headquartered in Horw, Switzerland, the company’s network stretches across the globe with additional offices in the USA, Vietnam, China, India, Brazil and Japan. For further information, visit http://www.toradex.com.
Christ-Elektronik GmbH is a subsidiary company of Otto Christ AG. The main products of Christ-Elektronik are Panel PCs, Touch Panels, Measuring Devices and Special Electronic devices for Car Wash Systems. The company is headquartered in Memmingen. In year 2013, they reported a turnover of 12 million Euros. For more information, visit http://www.christ-elektronik.com/.