iBase’s IB995-based PICMG 1.3 full-size CPU card

iBase’s IB995-based PICMG 1.3 full-size CPU card is a slot-card server designed for the 8th Gen and 9th Gen (codenamed “Coffee Lake Refresh”) of Intel’s Core Processors with support for up to 8 cores and CNVi architecture for wireless connectivity devices. The new CPU card delivers cutting-edge performance with intelligent security and hardware monitoring features for real-time applications in process control, surveillance or Imaging in the field of automation, transportation, medical technology and digital surveillance markets.

This full-size CPU card is currently available in three models, integrated with different chipsets: C246 (IB995AF-C246), Q370 (IB995AF) and H310 (IB995EF) – all of which feature an M.2 storage interface with NVMe (Non-Volatile Memory Express) that enables rapid storage with write speeds of up to 3500MB/s (7 times over SATA SSDs), and up to 32 GB of DDR4-2166/2400 memory.

Additionally, the board offers advanced TPM 2.0 to provide a high level of hardware-based security that carries out cryptographic operations for access control and authentication and prevent phishing attacks. With Intel AMT 11.6, remote maintenance of operating systems and Hardware enables IT managers to protect networked computers to improve service quality and reduce service operation costs.

The IB995 provides a wide range of interface and expansion flexibility. These include DVI-D, DVI-I and 24-bit dual channel video outputs, and three USB 2.0, five USB 3.0, five SATA III with RAID, four serial ports and two M.2 sockets (M/E key). It also comes with two Gigabit Ethernet, a PCIe x16 (from backplane), and four PCIe x1 expansion slots (configurable as one PCIe x4). The number of USB 3.0 and SATA varies, depending on the IB995 series.

Key features include:

  • 9th/8th Gen Intel Xeon E / Core i7/i5/i3 Pentium QC/DC processor, up to 4.7GHz
  • 2x DDR4 DIMM, max. 32GB
  • 2x PCI-E Gigabit LAN
  • Intel processor integrated graphics, supports DVI-I / DVI-D / LVDS
  • 3x USB 2.0, 5x USB 3.0, 5x SATA III, 4x COM
  • 2x M.2 socket (M/E key)



iBase’s SI-323-N 3x 4K fanless digital signage player

Backplane Systems Technology has released iBase’s SI-323-N 3x 4K fanless digital signage player powered by AMD Ryzen-embedded R1000 SoC.

SI-323-N is a triple-HDMI digital signage player based on the AMD Ryzen-embedded R1000 SoC with AMD Radeon Vega 3 graphics that enables unparalleled graphics performance and optimal power efficiency. This compact and fanless player is designed with hardware acceleration to support 4K @60Hz resolution for each independent display and suitable for space-constraint deployment.

This unit  brings together the performance of the Zen CPU and Vega GPU architectures. AMD’s Eyefinity technology helps eliminate the complexity of programming multi-screen signage for users to enable them to project different display configurations according to their needs.

The SI-323-N features energy-saving and remote monitoring technologies with iBASE iCONTROL for power-on/off scheduling, automatic power recovery and low temperature boot protection, as well as hardware EDID (Extended Display Identification Data) that prevents display problems caused by disconnection of cables, unrecognised displays or power interruption.

Furthermore, the new built-in display monitoring function helps monitor display status from the field sites continuously. It comes with 8GB of DDR4 system memory, two Gigabit Ethernet, and expansion interface such as Mini PCIe, M.2 E-Key for wireless functions, and M.2 M-Key for storage and works with both Windows 10 IoT Enterprise and Linux Ubuntu operating systems.

Features include:

  • iCONTROL intelligent energy-saving and observer remote monitoring technologies
  • AMD Ryzen-embedded R1000 SoC
  • 3x HDMI 2.0 with independent audio output support
  • Built-in hardware EDID emulation and display status monitoring functions
  • 2x DDR4-2400 SO-DIMM, dual channel, Max. 32GB
  • 1x Mini PCI-E (full-size) for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 4G LTE or capture card options
  • 1x M.2 E-Key (2230) for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth options
  • 1x M.2 M-Key (2280) for storage
  • Compact and fanless design

iBase launches new IoT gateways with TPM security

Backplane Systems Technology has released iBase’s New AGS100T/AGS102T IoT Gateways with TPM Security.

The AGS100T/AGS102T compact fanless platforms offer maximum reliability and longevity support, featuring wide-range operating temperature ranging from -40°C to 70°C depending of CPU required with dimensions of 160 x 110 x 44mm. Both models are suitable for space-constrained applications in harsh environments that require devices equipped with Trusted Platform Module (TPM) technology.

Powered by Intel’s Apollo Lake Atom x7/x5 series, Pentium N4200, and Celeron N3350 SoCs, the systems enable seamless and secure data flow to the cloud in IoT-focussed applications with enterprise-grade security, and easy manageability.

AGS100T/AGS102T gateways come with an extra advanced security TPM 2.0 chip to provide a high level of hardware-based security. By using TPM together with Windows 10, these devices carry out cryptographic operations for access control and authentication. TPM enables integrity measurements during system boot and makes TPM-based Key unavailable outside the TPM to prevent phishing attacks and authorization value guesses.

The Rugged AGS100T feature 4GB DDR3L-1866 DO-DIMM, 64GB MLC industrial-grade mSATA SSD, dual-display ports (DVI-I and DisplayPort), 4x USB 3.0, 2x GbE, 2x COM, DC-in Terminal block for 9V~36V Input and over/under/reverse voltage protection. The AGS102T has the same features as the AGS100T but has two extra serial ports for COM3/COM4 and GPIO 4-in & 4-out multi-purpose interface.

Expansion are available with a full-size Mini PCI-E, 2230 M.2 E-Key Socket for WLAN & BT, a 3042 M.2 B-Key Socket for WWAN & SSD, mSATA Socket (Mini PCI-E), and a 2242 M.2 B-Key Socket for mSATA SSD.

Features of the product include:

  • Intel Atom x7-E3950/x5-E3940/x5-E3930 / Pentium N4200 / Celeron N3350 Series processors
  • Rugged and fanless design
  • Over/under/reverse voltage protection
  • Wide-range operating temperature from -40°C to 70°C (12W Max. CPU) and -20°C to 60°C (6W CPU) (E Series CPU)
  • 9V~36V DC wide-range power input
  • Supports DIN-Rail mount and wall mount & TPM 2.0
  • 2x RS232/422/485 (AGS100T) / 4x RS232/422/485 (AGS102T)
  • GPIO 4-In & 4-Out with isolation (AGS102T)

iBase Technology’s BYTEM-123-PC, EN50155-certified vehicle-based HMI

The BYTEM-123-PC is based on the quad-core Intel Atom processor E3845 and EN50155 certified for railway applications. It provides high computing performance and low power consumption, silently operating at temperatures from -40°C to 75°C. Meeting EN50155 standards, the units support input voltages including 24V (default) as well as 72V and 110V (options).

The BYTEM-123-PC front panel provides IP65 protection to make it dust proof and providing the ability to wash down the screen, and also IP54 rating for the whole unit. To enhance functionality and performance of the BYTEM-123-PC, iBASE has included two-finger multi-touch screen to enable users with greater control of the user interface.

The BYTEM-123-PC supports a range of I/O and expansion capabilities, this includes  support  for M12 connectors for power input and 10/100M Ethernet communication, two USB 3.0, one USB 2.0, Gigabit Ethernet controllers for system and software installation or maintenance. The systems also support VESA mounting and an optional rack mounting kit for fitting into different kinds of installations.

Key features:

  • EN50155 certificate
  • Optical bonding
  • Front bezel IP65 and full IP54 protection
  • 24V DC power input with M12 connector, 48V DC, 72V DC or 110V DC as options
  • Two M12 LAN ports and one M12 USB port
  • Movable and programmable membrane keypad
  • Additional rack mount kit


IP68 waterproof signage player with Intel HD graphics 4EU

Backplane Systems Technology has announced the release of the new SW-101-N IP68 waterproof signage player with Intel HD Graphics.

It is a waterproof digital signage player designed for use in both indoor and harsh outdoor environments. This rugged fanless signage player is integrated with a 1.91GHz Intel Atom E3845 quad-core processor and Intel HD graphics (Gen 7-LP) 4EU.

Ruggedly built to withstand dust, water, and extreme temperatures, the SW-101-N’s stable operation and reliability in harsh industrial environments is ensured. It meets IP68 standards, allowing it to handle submersion in water for up to 30 minutes at a depth of 1.5 metres. The player’s black waterproof enclosure utilises a C3 HDMI connector and M12 I/O interface connectors for 2x USB 2.0, 1x Gigabit LAN, 1x RS232, DC power input, and digital I/O. The 2x N type antenna jack connectors also have a waterproof design for extra assurance. In addition to being fanless, the unit has a wide-range operating temperature of -40°C~75°C.

Its iCONTROL and Observer technologies for intelligent control and remote monitoring functions, feature auto on/off power scheduling, power resumption, remote system temperature/voltage monitoring, and low temperature boot protection. The standard model has 4GB of DDR3L-1333 system memory, 64GB mSATA storage, and 12V DC-in support. Additional features include a Watchdog timer, wall mounting, and Mini PCIe expansion for optional wireless modules.

Key features include:

  • iCONTROL intelligent control and observer remote monitoring technologies
  • Intel Atom processor E3845 quad core CPU
  • 1x DDR3L 1333 SO-DIMM w/o ECC, Max 8GB
  • Intel processor integrated graphics device, supports 1x HDMI Port (C3 connector)
  • 2x USB 2.0, 1x RS232, 1x Digital I/O (M12 Connector)
  • 1x Mini PCI-E for 3G/LTE or WiFi module, 1x mSATA for storage
  • -40°C~75°C wide-range operating temperature
  • Waterproof fanless design with IP68 Rating