By Liz White, ERJ staff
Boston, Massachusetts-Ampro Computers Inc. and White Electronic Designs Corp, have together produced a prototype industrial computer, “contained entirely within a 5.5 x 8 inch keypad enclosure,” the two firms announced 13 Sept.
This novel device couples Ampro’s ReadyBoard, EPIC-compatible single-board computers with White’s elastomer keypad, mounted over sealed keypad circuitry. As a result, the rugged computer is highly resistant to contaminants and ideal for users who need to be able to clean and/or disinfect the keypad surface.
The keypad is backlit…