Industrial PC for Edge Computing

An IoT-enabled solution with a small footprint.

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Mitsubishi Electric Automation

Mitsubishi Electric Automation announced the release of its MELIPC Series of industrial-use computers for data computing, edge computing, remote monitoring, and the integration of hardware and software technologies.

The MELIPC Series is targeted towards OEMs and end-users running general manufacturing applications, and especially those who require a computing and data monitoring solution that takes up a limited amount of space with a small footprint. Most importantly, MELIPC is designed to enable Internet of Things on factory floors that have not been introduced to it yet, or improve it where it is already enabled.

MI5000, the flagship product, combines real-time equipment control and information processing in one solution. MI3000 contains a touch screen LCD panel and pre-installed software that allows users to run it as if it were an HMI. The midrange MI2000 is designed for wide-ranged system expansion, and the compact, low-cost MI1000 enables companies to begin introducing IoT on their factory floors. 

MI5000 includes two operating systems, VxWorks and Windows. It is compatible with the CC-Link IE Field industrial network, enabling high--speed data exchange at speeds of up to 1ms for real-time equipment control. It also uses Edgecross, an open software platform, to process and distribute data. All models in the MELIPC Series are have Windows preinstalled and various software that allows for edge computing and high speed data transmission.

More information on the MELIPC Series can be found at

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