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Single Board Computer
Rear Mount HMI
Panel Mount HMI
Flush Mount HMI
DIN Rail
Vending Machine Controller
Our Services
Case Studies
Videos of our products

How can we help you and why should you take our ARM based products including embedded computers and HMI ?G+F HMI solutions from CDS give you a ‘one stop shop’ of ARM based HMIs with options of Single Board Computer, Display, touchscreen, mounting frame, and operating system loaded on and tested to give you EXACTLY the solution you require.  NO searching for suitable components and then checking suitability / compatibility as well as ensuring long term availability.  The high quality designed and manufactured in Germany products guarantee quality, reliability and add true value to the end product.  See below the basic steps to arrive at the best Human Machine Interface HMI) for your product.  Our HMI products are suitable for many varied applications and products, with fully customisable options available.

 

  1. The basis of our HMI systems is the ARM Based Single Board computer made from high end industrial components with the following options below , plus others to be added

 

  1. We pair our board with other high end components to complete the high end HMI, and then load on your software operating systems including Linux, Android, or Windows.

 

 

  1. You can then choose the fully customisable mounting option that best meets your requirements  to give you the complete highly reliable HMI solution.

 

 

  1. Now you are ready for your specific application and requirement!

So why buy our Human Machine Interfaces?

  1. Unparalleled ‘Made In Germany’ Quality and reliability
  2. Flexible Core designs
  3. Fully customisable
  4. Total Hardware and Software solution
  5. Compact, neat and clean designs.
  6. Accepted as unequalled Best in class products
  7. It’s YOUR SOLUTION!

 

See our videos below so you can visualise and appreciate the quality.

 

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Single Board Computer

The use of our turnkey pre-integrated embedded computer systems minimizes development risks and saves time, money and headaches. Avoid unnecessary stress and take profit from our experience and our highly scalable platform concept with uniform software distribution. We integrate the standard operating systems Linux, Android or Windows “application ready” for you. This way you do not need to worry about operating system, drivers or libraries and can focus your resources totally on the applications. Our systems are as reliable as durable and are proudly manufactured in Germany by ourselves ensuring highest quality.

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Rear Mount HMI

To enable a simple installation into your device, we offer our single board computers for HMI applications as matched turnkey systems including touch display and housing. The rear mount HMI is installed from the inside of the front panel and easily fastened with screws. We are happy to advise you on the selection of suitable sealings or scratch-resistant cover foils.

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Panel Mount HMI

To enable panel mount installation into your device, we offer our single-board computers for HMI applications as matched turnkey systems including touch display and housing. The panel mount HMI is installed from the front into a cutout in the front panel. The system as a whole can then be fixed with screws from the inside or with clamping screws versus the front panel. This design type features extreme robustness and is particularly suitable for quick installation into control panels or consoles. It is also easy to mount as it can stand larger cut tolerances. Pre-assembled seals allow high IP protection classes without big effort. On request, Cover glass or foil can be individually printed to the customers’ needs.

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Flush Mount HMI

You want a modern HMI with a continuous glass or plastic front and many design options? You want a seamless or even flush integration into your terminal? For this kind of demands we offer our single-board computers as matched turnkey systems including touch display and housing in Flush Mount HMI design. The assembly is carried out from the front into a cutoff of the front panel. The fastening is performed individually and depending on the overall concept from the device inside.

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Din Rail

Some of our turnkey pre-integrated single board computers can also be purchased “boxed” in a rugged housing for DIN rail mounting. This saves you time and money and avoids development risks and unnecessary stress. Take benefit from our experience and our highly scalable platform concept with uniform software distribution! We integrate the standard operating systems Linux, Android or Windows “application ready” for you. This way you do not need to worry about operating system, drivers or libraries and can focus your resources totally on the applications. Our systems are as reliable as durable and are proudly manufactured in Germany by ourselves ensuring highest quality.

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Vending Machine Controllers

SANTVEND is a modern, newly developed Linux-based vending machine control system. An MDB interface for connecting payment systems, as well as the 3G/4G modem, makes SANTVEND ready for the Internet of Things. Thanks to the powerful graphics unit, High Resolution touch displays can be operated. The proven vending machine controllers in the Garz & Fricke family can be regarded as being state of the art replacements for conventional vending machine controllers. What’s more, in many cases, our controllers represent the only available solution for converting existing vending machines so that they can take advantage of modern payment systems and telemetry, as well as complying with child protection laws.

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Services Overview

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Case Studies

You would like to learn more, where our HMIs have been integrated successfully? What were the exact requirements, which way have special challenges been solved? How did the interaction between Hard-and Software during the implementation process run? How had the cooperation between Garz & Fricke, technology-partners and the customer been setup? You will find the answers in the case studies below, which might help you to find the perfect solution for you forthcoming HMI-projects.

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Product Videos

You want to learn more about the latest HMI-systems or single components as touches, displays and ARM-based SBCs? In the Garz & Fricke You-Tube Channel our technical specialists are explaining our broad product and service-portfolio. Which components are included in our starterkits? Which HMI-form factors do we offer? How can these be mounted into a housing? This and much more is explained illustratively in the following videos.

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For more in-depth information including the embedded systems we support, which operating systems, open-source Linux sources, real time extensions using PREEMPT_RT, Android our choice is the Android Open Source Project (AOSP), and our extensive development environments (SDK = Software Developers’ Kit) please click here to contact us.