OnLogic (www.onlogic.com), global industrial computer manufacturer and solution provider, has announced the release of the TM260 Industrial Thin Client, the newest addition to their line of ThinManager® Ready solutions. The TM260, which ships with ThinManager Ready BIOS making it easy to set up out of the box, is the first ThinManager Ready thin client to offer Wi-Fi boot capabilities.
“We are excited that OnLogic is supporting this technology that we know will be impactful for our customers,” says Kim Gonzalez, ThinManager Product Manager, from Rockwell Automation. “An industrial wireless thin client solution will expand opportunities for ThinManager deployment in places that have previously been difficult or impossible. Our customers have been asking for this capability for applications where visualization must be mobile. The visualization and management experience remains the same as any other ThinManager Ready terminal, but now without the reliance on pulling cable to receive ThinManager firmware and terminal configurations.”
OnLogic’s ThinManager Ready hardware is leveraged by industry leaders for smart factory solutions. OnLogic industrial thin clients enable centralized management and, with support for up to 3 native displays, provides more visibility into the operations of a facility. ThinManager Wi-Fi boot allows users to boot their system through a Wi-Fi connection rather than wired ethernet, a frequently requested feature among ThinManager users that was not possible prior to the release of the TM260. ThinManager can now be used on mobile equipment, like a forklift, robot, or utility vehicle, or in areas where it’s not possible to add a network drop, opening up new possibilities for users interested in leveraging ThinManagers wide array of client management capabilities.
“We are excited to provide Wi-Fi boot functionality in conjunction with ThinManager Version 13.2,” says Hunter Golden, Product Manager at OnLogic. “Not only does this enable our customers to expand the use of thin clients throughout their facilities but does so in an easy to use fashion, deployable right out of the box. This feature set has been requested for a long time and we are proud to be first to market with this complete solution.”
The TM260, built around OnLogic’s Helix 330 industrial computing platform, is preconfigured for ThinManager OS. It’s powered by the latest Intel® Celeron® and Pentium® processors in a low profile fanless system with 1x or 2x 1GbE LAN ports. The TM260 joins a newly simplified OnLogic ThinManager Ready product line that supports the newest versions of ThinManager, so that customers can easily select the right industrial thin client solution that meets their needs. Wi-Fi boot is expected to be available on additional OnLogic ThinManager systems in the future.
Each ThinManager Ready thin client from OnLogic is extensively tested and certified for compatibility by ThinManager. A ThinManager Ready BIOS is pre-loaded onto OnLogic’s thin clients at the time of assembly. This step reduces cost and time associated with warehousing and imaging systems. When the system boots it automatically downloads firmware from ThinManager and looks for ThinManager servers on the network, making setup straightforward.
OnLogic’s TM260 is available to purchase now by visiting onlogic.com/tm260/. The full line of ThinManager Industrial Thin Clients by OnLogic can be found at onlogic.com/thinmanager-thin-clients/. For assistance with configuration, OnLogic Solution Specialists can be reached by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 802-861-2300
OnLogic is a global industrial computer manufacturer who designs highly-configurable, solution-focused computers engineered for reliability at the IoT edge. Their systems operate in the world’s harshest environments, empowering customers to solve their most complex computing challenges, no matter their industry. Founded in 2003, the company has offices in the U.S., the Netherlands, Taiwan and Malaysia. OnLogic has helped more than 70,000 customers worldwide advance their ideas with computers that are designed to last, built to order and delivered in days. Learn more at onlogic.com or on YouTube at youtube.com/onlogic.