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Advantech Releases the 3.5” SBC and Box Computer Based on Qualcomm‘s First Embedded Solutions for Industrial IoT Applications

Date: 6/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

Advantech, a global leader in the embedded computing market, is glad to announce the release of the ARM-based 3.5” SBC RSB-4760 and Box Computer EPC-R4760, the world’s first embedded solution powered by Qualcomm ARM® Cortex®-A53 APQ8016 Quad core high performance processor. As computing performance, power management, and multi-wireless connectivity are the key requirements for an Industrial IoT gateway, Advantech’sRSB-4760and EPC-R4760 adopts the Qualcomm APQ8016 platform which provides the best combination to meet these requirements. With extra secured encryption features and various embedded OS support, RSB-4760 and EPC-R4760 are the best Industrial IoT gateway solutions in the market for a multitude of embedded applications.

Computing Performance

RSB-4760 and EPC-R4760 adopt Qualcomm’s APQ-8016 SoC, which integrates four ARM Cortex-A53 processor cores, Adreno 306 high efficiency graphic engine and a 64-bit LPDDR2/3 memory controller, giving RSB-4760 and EPC-R4760 amazing computing power and excellent user experience for high performance applications.

Power Management 

An innovative design of Power Management IC (PMIC) is also provided by Qualcomm for APQ-8016 platform which provides outstanding power efficiency in the mobile/handheld device area. RSB-4760 and EPC-R4760 feature the same PMIC targeting low power consumption applications for ubiquitous operating environments.

Multi-wireless Connectivity

RSB-4760 and EPC-R4760 integrate on-board wireless solutions including Wi-Fi, BT, and GPS, with extra mini PCIe, M.2, and SIM card slot. Customers are also allowed to expand 3G/LTE connectivity by add-on modules. All of this makes RSB-4760 and EPC-R4760 become multi-wireless connective ready solution for your industrial IoT applications.

Embedded Software

Support For software support, RSB-4760 and EPC-R4760 provide different layers of software services for assisting customers during their application design-in phase. Start from OS selection, RSB-4760 and EPC-R4760 offer Dabien Linux, Yocto Linux, Ubuntu Linux, Android and Win 10 IoT core options. For middleware layer, Advantech adds WISE-PaaS/RMM API ready for RSB-4760 and EPC-R4760 to help customers to access and control H/W features easily and quickly, such as GPIO, Backlight, Watchdog Timer and more. And for cloud services, RSB-4760 and EPC-R4760 can connect to Microsoft’s Azure Cloud, Amazon Web Services (AWS) or other 3rd party solutions to obtain advanced cloud services for different IoT application.

Advantech’s bundle of hardware/software features and customized services make 3.5” SBC RSB-4760 and Box Computer EPC-R4760 the unsurpassed choice for new Industrial IoT application development.

RSB-4760 and EPC-R4760 Key Features

  • Qualcomm ARM® Cortex®-A53 APQ8016 Quad core up to 1.2 GHz 
  • Onboard 1GB LPDDR3 memory and 8GB eMMC 
  • 1 HDMI, 1 RS-232/422/485, 1 GbE, 2 USB 2.0, 8 GPIO 
  • Highly integrated on-board wireless connectivity - Wi-Fi, BT, and GNSS 
  • Connectivity expansion capability - M.2, mini-PCIe §  Wide voltage range DC power input  
  • Supports Android, Linux and Win 10 IoT Core

Advantech 3.5” SBC RSB-4760 and Box Computer EPC-R4760 are available now! Please contact Advantech sales and authorized channel partners to learn more about it. For more information on Advantech’s RISC products and services, visit risc.advantech.com now!