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Micromax Announces Artila ARM9 Linux Industrial Computer for Portable, Reliable Control

Wollongong, N S W—August 8, 2013—Micromax, a provider of industrial electronic products and automation solutions for 45 years, announces the Artila Electronics Matrix-516, the new generation of its ARM-based box computers. Artila’s Matrix-516 industrial box computer is a small form-factor, Linux-ready computing platform that offers reliable, 24/7 unattended control at low-power consumption levels.

The Matrix-516 is ideal for a variety of industrial applications, including intelligent transportation systems, building automation, energy-saving systems and factory automation. It ensures high performance with a 400MHz Atmel AT91SAM9G20 CPU, 64MB SDRAM and 128MB NAND Flash. It is adaptable, offering multiple I/O interfaces, including 2 LANS, 8x isolated RS-485 serial ports, 2x USB hosts, 1x micro-SD and 21x GPIOs. The Matrix-516 offers easy development of C or C++ programs or web-based applications such as SQLite+ and PHP.

The Matrix-516 includes a failsafe design and a Linux environment that is highly scalable and configurable. It includes a Data Flash with a backup Linux file system, which provides system recovery and startup if necessary. For portable control, the Matrix-516 has a pre-installed Linux OS, allowing users convenient operation via Telnet or transfer files using FTP. Advanced customization is also available upon request.

About Artila

Artila Electronics is an emerging force in the industrial computer field, dedicated to minimizing mass while maximizing utility. Unlike other industrial computer providers in the market who mainly use x86 plus Windows solutions, Artila focuses on ARM-core RISC CPUs with embedded Linux solutions, matched with Artila’s 10 plus years of experience in RS-232/422/485 industrial communication and TCP/IP networking. Artila’s product range consists of Serial-to-Ethernet embedded modules, ARM9/Linux box computers, and ARM9/Linux SOMs (system-on-modules). Please visit www.artila.com for more product information.

Micromax has been providing high technology electronic products and automation solutions to Australian industry for more than 45 years. For more information, contact Micromax at 5 Orangegrove Ave, Unanderra, N S W 2526. FreeCall: 1300 760 699. Phone: (02) 4223 7600. Fax: (02) 4271 8091. Email: info@micromax.com.au.

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