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New PCI Express Mini Card from MEN Micro Enables Wireless Voice Communications

Mini card simplifies audio functionality in critical networks (July 22, 2014)

BLUE BELL, Pa., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --MEN Micro Inc., a world-renowned provider of embedded computing and I/O solutions for mission-critical industrial, mobile and harsh environment applications, now offers the PX4, a mobile phone voice interface PCI Express Mini Card. The new card provides cost-effective wireless audio transmissions in rugged, mobile applications such as railway and on-road vehicle networks.

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The new PX4 can be integrated into MEN Micro's full line of rugged, flexible box PCs. This allows voice and phone functionality across many popular communication networks to be easily incorporated into a mobile system.

Developers no longer need to implement a separate, costly audio system that enables the driver to call the control room or the control room to make an announcement to the passengers, for example.

The new Mini Card supports the transmission of the audio data via Ethernet or analog signals through a USB interface. An additional PCI Express Mini Card (Telit HE910) for wireless functions like UMTS, LTE or Edge mounted on the PX4 makes mobile telephony possible. One SIM card slot is also available.

All box PCs from MEN Micro are specially designed for demanding operation in buses and railway systems or in agriculture and building machines. Working at an extended temperature range of -40 degrees C to +85 degrees C, they conform to EN 50155 and can be certified to E-mark.

Technical Specifications:

  • 1 USB audio streaming controller for mobile wireless cards
  • 1 slot for additional PCI Express Mini Card
  • Mobile phone functionality with UMTS, LTE, Edge, GPRS, etc.
  • Integrated SIM card socket
  • -40 degrees C to +85 degrees C screened
  • Prepared for conformal coating

Pricing for the PX4 is $250. Delivery is six to eight weeks ARO.

For additional information, visit or contact Stephen Cunha, Phone: 215-542-9575; E-mail:

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About MEN Micro Inc.
Since its founding, MEN Micro has focused on innovation, reliability and flexibility to develop standard and custom computing solutions that employ the highest technology levels. The company's computing solutions are used in harsh mission- and safety-critical environments found in the transportation (rail, road, air, sea) and industrial (automation, power & energy, medical, mining) markets.

With more than 250 employees worldwide, MEN Micro provides a robust offering of highly reliable embedded COTS boards, rugged COMs, scalable box PCs, safe computers and supporting devices widely used in extreme environmental conditions.

In addition to its full customization support, the company's core competencies include x86 and RISC processor architectures, development rules for safe applications, analog I/O design, FPGA technology and Windows, Linux and real-time operating systems as well as RAMS and obsolescence management.

The company is certified to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 (environment), EN 9100 (aerospace) and IRIS (railway) quality management systems, provides systems according to ISO 7637-2 (road traffic) requirements and is a member of several industry associations, including VITA and PICMG.

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