COLUMBIA, Md., Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eurotech, a leading supplier of embedded technologies, products, and systems, today announces they have been selected to supply embedded computers to a medical original equipment manufacturer (OEM) that specializes in diagnostics solutions. The value of the six-month contract is about 1.5M USD.
The Eurotech Sphere II will allow the customer to meet market demand and extend the lifecycle of chemistry analyzers using ARM technology. Used to test for diseases in just minutes, these products connect to a laboratory information management system that collects all results into an electronic medical record.
The Sphere II is a full-featured single board computer with robust I/O, storage, and versatility features. Based on the Cirrus® EP9315™ ARM9 RISC-based processor, Sphere II provides the forum for a powerful system with low power consumption. It features rich graphics to XGA with comprehensive on-board I/O including three serial ports, Ethernet 10/100baseT, USB host and an AC97 stereo codec, all in a small form factor that can operate without fans or heatsinks.
"Medical OEMS can extend their product lifecycle by taking advantage of our state-of-art platforms," said Greg Nicoloso, Chief Executive Officer of Eurotech Inc. "Eurotech offers embedded computers pre-installed with software layers that makes them application-ready platforms, allowing customers to reduce time-to-market."
Eurotech (ETH.MI) is a global company that integrates hardware, software, services, and expertise to deliver embedded computing platforms and sub-systems to leading OEMs, system integrators and enterprise customers for successful and efficient deployment of their products and services. Drawing on concepts of minimalist computing, Eurotech lowers power draw, minimizes physical size and reduces coding complexity to bring sensors, embedded platforms, sub-systems, ready-to-use devices and high performance computers to market, specializing in defense, security, transportation, industrial and healthcare segments. By combining domain expertise in wireless connectivity as well as communications protocols, Eurotech architects integrated solutions that simplify data capture, processing and transfer over unified communications networks. Our customers rely on us to simplify their access to state-of-art embedded technologies so they can focus on their core competencies. Learn more about Eurotech at www.eurotech.com.
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