June 2012

Welcome to all new readers of Bits & Pieces!

Hectronic and Acal Bfi are sister companies since a year now. We are convinced that our joint offer is strong. M2M is a great example. That’s why I send Bits & Pieces to Acal BFi customers as well.

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Magnus Fritzson
Market Communications Manager


M2M in embedded applications
- Trends, components and integration

Ericsson foresees 50 billion connected devices in 2020. Annual M2M growth today is nearly 30%. All vertical markets are contributing.

One application is particularly interesting. The initial interest was low among customers. But when Volvo car corporation added functionality and an app for smartphones sales rose dramatically.

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Beginners guide to embedded computing

Some of you are perhaps not all that familiar with embedded computers but are curious and wish to find out more. This guide is for you. No previous knowledge is needed to gain an understanding.
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Mitsubishi replaces Optrex sales in Nordic countries

The same display products are offered by Hectronic AB and Acal BFi Nordic AB, in cooperation, in the Nordic countries. Mitsubishi Electric will discontinue deliveries to Optrex from September 30, 2012 and onwards. 
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For automotive applications

-20°C to 70°C and support for GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPRS and 3G/3.5G.
ART-5450 Product Page »

ISO-7637, E-mark and sockets for wireless modules.
eBOX310-830-FL Page »

M2M custom design

Third generation Intel Core i3/i5/i7

Mini-ITX embedded motherboard based on the Intel Ivy Bridge processor.
- 3 independent displays -
- 4xUSB 3.0, 6xUSB 2.0 -
- 2xSATA 3.0, 2 SATA 2.0 -

Cutting edge COMs
Order samples now!

Qseven module based on AMD G APU T40R/T40E with on-chip Radeon 6250 GPU.
H6059 Product Page »

COM Express (R2.0, Type 2) module with Intel Atom N2600, 3.5W TDP and dual-core CPU.
H6816 Product Page »

For feedback you are always welcome to contact me by e-mail: magnus.fritzson@hectronic.se

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