‘System-in-one’ Multimedia PC for retail, kiosk and industrial applications

From: Trident
Published: Mon Jun 25 2007

Redhill, UK, 25 June 2007. industrial control applications alike with a compact ‘system-in-one’ PC that integrates a high performance multimedia processor, a touch screen and optional wireless communications in a slimline case.

Based on a 1GHz VIA Eden processor, the MMC from Trident is a fanless system-in-one with a 10.2" wide screen touch panel LCD. Supporting Microsoft® Windows® XP or Linux operating systems, it is compatible with most multimedia, digital signage, kiosk and HMI applications, making it ideal for the implementation of multimedia embedded systems for retail, vending and industrial environments. The unit, which can be operated in landscape or portrait orientation, is supplied with Ethernet connectivity as standard. WLAN connectivity can be added optionally.

In order to ensure a satisfying experience when running multimedia applications, MMC is equipped with VIA UniChrome Pro II AGP graphics, with MPEG-2/4 WMV9 hardware decoding, and VIA Vinyl 6 channel audio. Trident is offering the platform with three levels of storage, based on the same processor. These are the MMC 10.2 BB barebone, the MMC 10.2 512 with 512MB of DDR2 RAM, and the MMC 10.2 512/40 which adds a 40GB HDD. All three run from a 12V DC supply.

MMC features VESA compliant mountings, making it compatible with most industry standard wall, ceiling and desk monitor supports. The overall dimensions of the screen including housing are 181mm x 283mm, and the PC is just 38mm deep. MMC weighs 2100g.

About Trident
Trident is one of Europe’s leading technical franchised distributors of displays, interface kits, single board computers, panel PCs, printers and card readers as well as providing an extensive range of value added services.

The company is part of the Abacus Group and has offices in the UK and across Europe with presence in The Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, and Italy.

Due to their years of expertise and vast product portfolio Trident operate in most markets including industrial, retail, public information, marine, hospitality, transport, multi-media kiosks, EPOS, broadcast, security, defence and medical hardware.

Differentiated by its unrivalled technical expertise across a very broad portfolio, customers are able to consult Trident specialists on the most appropriate solution to meet their particular needs.

For further information visit: www.trident-uk.co.uk

About Abacus Group plc
Abacus Group plc is one of the leading distributors of electronic components in Europe, with directly owned companies having locations in every major European electronics market.

Abacus Group companies are marketed in four groups:
Abacus Electronic Component Distribution (ECD) has a portfolio of 180 franchises within 12 trading operations providing technical distribution services through locally based sales offices.

The Specialist Distribution group covers businesses offering displays and communications expertise, and includes Trident, Axess and TDC.

Abacus Own Brand encompasses Dubilier and Eledis and Components offering competitively priced, quality passives, electro-mechanical components and batteries.

Alpha 3 Manufacturing provides electromechanical sub contract manufacture, under three trading operations: DEM Manufacturing, CTL Manufacturing and CCS Electronics.

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Reader enquiries: for further details please contact:
Trident, Perrywood Business Park, Honeycrock Lane, Salfords, Surrey, RH1 5JQ.
Tel: +44 (0) 1737 780790, Fax: +44 (0) 1737 771908.
Email: sales@trident-uk.co.uk, or visit: www.trident-uk.co.uk.

Press Contact: Peter van der Sluijs / Elaine Hodson
Neesham Public Relations
Tel: +44 (0) 1296 628180
Email: peterv@neesham.co.uk / elaineh@neesham.co.uk

Company: Trident
Contact Name: Elaine Hodson
Contact Email: elaineh@neesham.co.uk
Contact Phone: 01296 628180

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