Thin clients enable users to access virtualized applications and information from centralized servers. In modern process control, thin clients are a cornerstone of Industry 4.0 / Internet of Things (IoT) and DCS virtualization strategies. Commercial-grade thin clients do not function well in process control areas.
Pepperl+Fuchs offers industrial box thin clients that are tailored to industrial environments. They provide the latest technology inside compact, ruggedized aluminum housings that can withstand the stress of 24/7 operation in challenging ambient conditions. Engineered for extended longevity and reliability, industrial box thin clients from Pepperl+Fuchs feature fanless cooling with no moving parts and temperature ranges from -20 to +60 °C. Industrial box thin clients meet performance requirements for virtualized or web-based infrastructure and support centralized management software for thin client architectures.
In all kind of industries, control rooms serve as central spaces to monitor and control processes and support engineers in production management. The BTC12, which is equipped with two display ports for two Ultra HD monitors, provides real time overviews of the processes at all times. With its rugged design and an extended temperature range, it can be flexibly installed in the control room—mount it on or under a desk, or even store it in a drawer. Learn more about the benefits of the BTC industrial box thin client in applications like this.
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