COLUMBIA, Md., Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eurotech , a leading supplier of embedded technologies, products, and systems, today announces they have been selected to supply embedded computers  to a medical original equipment manufacturer (OEM) that specializes in diagnostics solutions. The value of the six-month contract is about 1.5M USD.
The Eurotech Sphere II will allow the customer to meet market demand and extend the lifecycle of chemistry analyzers using ARM technology . Used to test for diseases in just minutes, these products connect to a laboratory information management system that collects all results into an electronic medical record.
The Sphere II is a full-featured single board computer with robust I/O, storage, and versatility features. Based on the Cirrus® EP9315™ ARM9 RISC-based processor, Sphere II provides the forum for a powerful system with low power consumption. It features rich graphics to XGA with comprehensive on-board I/O including three serial ports, Ethernet 10/100baseT, USB host and an AC97 stereo codec, all in a small form factor that can operate without fans or heatsinks.
"Medical OEMS can extend their product lifecycle by taking advantage of our state-of-art platforms," said Greg Nicoloso, Chief Executive Officer of Eurotech Inc. "Eurotech offers embedded computers pre-installed with software layers that makes them application-ready platforms, allowing customers to reduce time-to-market."
Eurotech (ETH.MI) is a global company that integrates hardware, software, services, and expertise to deliver embedded computing platforms and sub-systems to leading OEMs, system integrators and enterprise customers for successful and efficie