Nexcom VMC220 Vehicle Computer - to meet today’s global challenges
In recent years climate change has given rise to a global food resource crisis bring the efficiency of the agriculture industry into focus. With rising commodity costs and land increasingly being taken out of use for food product the sector will looking for more efficient methods to maximise efficiency.
Meanwhile in the mining sector, modern mining management systems use a central dispatch controller to monitor all truck and equipment activities within an operation. With global shipping we are experiencing a combination of labour shortages, COVID-19 shutdowns and rise in demand for the holiday season causing a perfect storm of port management issues. This is creating a perfect storm resulting in a flood of container ships waiting to access ports.
In the public works sector such as Waste Management, vehicle telematics is used to provide residents with real time information with vehicle locations, service routes and work progress.
The New ARM based VMC220
The Nexcom VMC220 is the ideal mobile computing for a number of industry segments such as material handling, port logistics, waste and recycling trucks, fleet management and factory automation.
The unit is an 8” all-in-one robust vehicle mount computer rated to IP65 / IK08 sealing levels and compliant with MIL-STD-810G. This unit features a 1000 nits sunlight readable display and PCAP touch.
The VMC220 is powered the latest NXP i.MX8M Quad processor, and has System Ready-IR certification in progress and can run both Android and Linux operating.
Like all Nexcom fixed vehicle computers the unit features full ignition smarts with ON/OFF time variable battery guard and a wide 9-60v input. Standard build includes Ublox GPS, 4GB RAM 32GB eMMC; upgrade features on request include secondary storage via M.2, WLAN and WWAN wireless modules, an RFID module plus an optional 20min battery back up to enable safe OS shutdown.
The VMC220 is rich in I/O featuring multiple USB and RS232 ports and GPIO and can support 4 x analogue cameras. There is also an optional backup battery to enable safe system shutdown when power in removed by internal CANBUS systems.
- 8" TFT LCD monitor with projected capacitive touch screen
- Built-in NXP i.MX 8M Quad low-power processor, up to 1.3 GHz
- IPS LCD with wide viewing angle and resolution 1280 x 720
- Sunlight readable capability: 1,000nits LCD brightness
- Complete IP65 waterproof
- Touch panel cover thickness 3mm for IK08 protection
- Back-up battery for approx. 20 min of operation (optional)