Gumstix Computers Now Support Displays
Portola Valley, Calif., September 5, 2007 – Gumstix, Inc, maker of the world's smallest full-function computers, today announced the consoleLCD-vx™ expansion board which, when combined with a 4.3” Samsung LCD panel, creates an industry leading computer for the OEM, educational and hobbyist markets.
“Hook up the Samsung LCD screen, plug in a keyboard, connect to a network and the gumstix computer becomes a very small but fully functional, Linux computer,” said W. Gordon Kruberg, CEO and President of Gumstix. “And, with the easy access that we provide to purchasing one unit at a time or thousands of units a month, Gumstix minimizes acquisition and ongoing deployment costs, leaving more money and resources for other high-value projects and tasks”.
Used on a verdex™ motherboard, the consoleLCD-vx expansion board brings out a combination of USB Host, display, touch screen, three RS232 serial ports and GPIO lines. The verdex motherboard also provides access to wireless and ethernet netorking as well as flash storage.
Available online at www.gumstix.com , the consoleLCD-vx expansion boards are 80 x 34 mm and cost $ 49 per board. Volume discounts are posted online.