A panel PC has the functionality of a computer and yet is limited to about the size of a monitor sometimes even smaller. A panel PC is capable of providing peripheral functionality through audio, video, USB, LAN, PS/2, compact flash, serial ports, parallel ports and even PCI bus expansion slots. They can be provided with PCI backplanes, or ISA backplanes they can even be all in one single board computers. They are also easily mounted or hung on the wall which allows a panel PC to be utilized virtually anywhere. Panel PCs are provided with TFT LCD in sizes 7”, 10.4”, 12.1” and 15” with touch screen capabilities.
These low cost compact systems can be used for applications such as industrial automation, human machine interface (HMI), KIOSK, Vehicle PC, CNC Controller and many other industries.