AAEON Debuts Compact Debian 11 IoT Edge PC with NXP i.MX8M Plus

Technology manufacturer AAEON has marked its latest foray into the industrial PC market with the introduction of a new IoT Edge computer. The machine sports a fanless and compact design, with dimensions of 140.76 x 98.2 x 48 mm, and comes preinstalled with Debian 11. This turnkey solution is ideal for immediate deployment in a range of IoT applications.

The heart of this robust machine is the NXP i.MX8M Plus Quad Cortex-A53 processor. It possesses an impressive suite of built-in memory and storage options, starting from 2GB LPDDR4 and 16GB eMMC and scaling up to 4GB LPDDR4 and 32GB eMMC for high-demand scenarios.

AAEON’s IoT Edge device is not just limited to powerful processing and storage. It is equipped with multiple connectivity options including two GbE LAN ports, two USB 3.0 ports, and HDMI output, ensuring versatile integration with various peripherals and networks. For those looking for industrial connectivity, the inclusion of two CAN-FD channels and dual RS-232/422/485 serial ports offer a significant advantage.

The new SRG-IMX8P machines also boast a wide input voltage range from 9 to 36 volts DC and an operating temperature spectrum from -20°C to 70°C, making them suitable for harsh industrial environments. The computers are compliant with various industry standards such as UL61010 and IEC61000, affirming their reliability and safety in critical applications.

Potential customers can look forward to flexible options such as Wi-Fi and LTE models, made accessible with a friendly minimum order quantity. Furthermore, businesses requiring different operating systems have the option for custom orders, with Android 13, Windows 10 IoT, and Yocto support available on a project basis.

This product release stands as a testament to AAEON’s commitment to providing adaptable and durable industrial computing solutions, with the backing of their status as an NVIDIA Elite Partner and an Intel Titanium Partner. They continue to serve the Japanese market through V-net AAEON, offering tailored services to meet local customer needs.

FAQs about AAEON’s New IoT Edge Computer

What is the AAEON’s latest product?
AAEON has introduced a new IoT Edge computer that is fanless, compact, and designed for immediate deployment in a range of IoT applications.

What operating system does the IoT Edge computer come preinstalled with?
It comes preinstalled with Debian 11.

What are the dimensions of the device?
The dimensions of the IoT Edge computer are 140.76 x 98.2 x 48 mm.

What is the processor used in this IoT Edge device?
The device is powered by an NXP i.MX8M Plus Quad Cortex-A53 processor.

What memory and storage options does it have?
The device comes with memory options starting from 2GB LPDDR4 and 16GB eMMC, scaling up to 4GB LPDDR4 and 32GB eMMC.

What connectivity options does the IoT Edge device offer?
It offers two GbE LAN ports, two USB 3.0 ports, HDMI output, two CAN-FD channels, and dual RS-232/422/485 serial ports.

Is the device suitable for industrial environments?
Yes, it has a wide input voltage range of 9 to 36 volts DC and an operating temperature from -20°C to 70°C and complies with industry standards like UL61010 and IEC61000, making it suitable for harsh industrial environments.

Can the computer’s operating system be customized?
Yes, custom orders for different operating systems including Android 13, Windows 10 IoT, and Yocto are available on a project basis.

What does being an NVIDIA Elite Partner and an Intel Titanium Partner imply for AAEON?
These partnerships indicate AAEON’s commitment to providing high-quality and adaptable industrial computing solutions.

How does AAEON serve the Japanese market?
AAEON serves the Japanese market through V-net AAEON, which offers tailored services to meet local customer needs.

Definitions:
IoT (Internet of Things): A network of physical objects embedded with sensors, software, and other technologies to connect and exchange data with other devices and systems over the internet.
NXP i.MX8M Plus Quad Cortex-A53: A processor model known for its performance and energy efficiency, commonly used in embedded systems.
LPDDR4: Low Power Double Data Rate 4, a type of memory used for fast processing while conserving power.
eMMC: Embedded MultiMediaCard, a type of storage commonly used in electronic devices like smartphones, tablets, and laptops.
GbE LAN: Gigabit Ethernet Local Area Network, a standard for transmitting Ethernet frames at a rate of one gigabit per second.
CAN-FD: Controller Area Network Flexible Data-rate, a communication protocol used especially in automotive environments to connect electronic control units.
RS-232/422/485: Standards for serial communication used for connecting computers and peripherals.
UL61010, IEC61000: Safety and electromagnetic compatibility standards for laboratory, test equipment, and industrial products.

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