Multi-touch panel PC for rugged applications
The TPC-1840WP from Advantech is a widescreen multi-touch panel PC specifically designed for manufacturing control environments, building automation, and HMI applications.
Advantech’s TPC-1840WP is an 18-in. widescreen multi-touch panel PC specifically designed to provide easier operation and boost productivity in manufacturing control environments, building automation, and other HMI applications.
The TPC-1840WP features a widescreen ratio of 16:9. The multi-touch capabilities, provide even greater control and viewing of information shown using Advantech’s SUSIAccess and WebAccess management software. Several third-party partner HMI/SCADA software packages have been tested on this panel with excellent results, the company said.
The TPC-1840WP uses an AMD dual-core processor with independent graphical processing unit which provides support for Microsoft Windows 8 and DirectX11 so it can handle more complicated and detailed graphics.
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey