by Future Transport-News
05 Dec 2022
Suppliers NEXCOM International Co., Ltd.
VTC 1031 and nROK 1031 Compact PCs Pave Way for Vehicle and Railway Applications
In modern society, providing high-speed public wireless communication is significant in fulfilling commuters’ busy lifestyles. NEXCOM responds by introducing the VTC 1031 and nROK 1031, their compact mid-range vehicle and railway PCs respectively. Equipped with Intel Atom® x6413E processor, I/Os, and expansion slots, it offers convenient wireless gateway, video surveillance, and AI Edge computing safety, maximizing the adventure experience for everyone.
Based on Intel Atom® x6413E 1.5GHz quad-core processor, the VTC 1031 and nROK 1031 offer overall improved performance. It has one SO-DIMM DDR4 slot with 4GB of memory as standard, one 2.5” SATA 3.0 slot, and one M.2 Key M for SATA 3.0. Although the compact VTC 1031 and nROK 1031 measures 180 x 180 x 50 mm and 180 x 180 x 60 mm respectively, they support VGA/HDMI displays and expansion modules, perfect for traffic applications.
Through technology advancements, the VTC 1031 and nROK 1031 offer an M.2 Key E and M.2 Key B to support the latest Wi-Fi 6/6E and 5G module respectively. This new technology brings an amazing wireless gateway experience to operators and passengers alike, delivering extreme speed, low latency, and high-density connections for tasks, entertainment, or infotainment. Compatible with 5G Sub-6 modules and Wi-Fi 5/6/6E (2.4/5/6GHz) modules with client mode, real AP, and full Wi-Fi router functionality for hundreds of simultaneous connections.
The VTC 1031 and nROK 1031 offers RJ45 and the ruggedized M12 X-coded connectors correspondingly, with –C2 SKU models consisting of a dual PoE board for video surveillance camera connection. PoE cameras bring safety through platform surveillance for accident avoidance, and a coupling monitor to ensure connection among railway vehicles. In ensuring further safety, all recorded footage will be sent and stored in the NVR, ready to be exported and shared whenever necessary.
AIs are proven to improve traffic safety by increasing convenience while reducing detection and reaction time toward potential accidents. For this concern, both –C2 SKU models are designed with AI Edge computing capabilities via PoE cameras. Compatible with either Hailo AI or Google Coral AI accelerator, it emphasizes safety by assisting in traffic light recognition, intrusion, drivers’ behavior or pantograph inspection through inferencing. For convenience, it also monitors seat occupancy and passenger counting for space optimization. Other capabilities include a built-in GNSS module to track arrival time and bus route optimization as well as freight management and the operating systems of the railway.
The VTC 1031 and nROK 1031 are exceedingly reliable advanced platforms for vehicle and railway applications, paving the path for a smart city.
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