An in-vehicle computer, powered by the 1.91GHz Intel Atom quad-core E3845 SoC, has been introduced by ARBOR Technology. Providing security, communication and energy control, the ARTS-1450 is suitable for in-vehicle surveillance and fleet management in police cars, buses, ambulances and trucks, among others.
Featuring dual SIM sockets and dual WWAN modules, the device enables seamless switching between different carriers, with double the bandwidth. Alongside a GPS module, the computer can be used for navigation, tracking and route optimisation. For connection to WiFi, Bluetooth, HSUPA and 3G/4G modules, the ARTS-1450 features 3 mini-PCIe sockets.
The device is optionally available with an embedded CAN BUS2.0B interface, which can be used for vehicle safety control and surveillance. Via 3G/4G, messages generated from the vehicle, including temperature, pressure, oil and engine speed, can be collected and controlled, providing a continuous real-time communication between drivers and the control centre. This allows managers to monitor vehicle status from anywhere at anytime. For security, the computer features 4-channel CCTV.
The ARTS-1450, which measures 20x18cm and weighs 1.5kg, features four COM ports, 1 USB 3.0 port and two USB 2.0 ports. MIL-STD-810G compliant, the device has a fanless chassis and a wide operating temperature range of -40 to +70°C, making it suitable for use in demanding automotive applications.