Designing a stylish and reliable panel PC for a smart home
A smart home makes technology an integral part of the home.
Technology allows all aspects of the home to be combined within a single system, giving
greater control, easier control and better overall performance. But bringing all the different components together in a seamless, user-friendly way is a challenge.
Networking, Internet connections, video cameras, microphones and multiple sensors and other add-ons require a computer to pull many elements of the system together. But how to pick that computer, when it needs to provide all the computer power needed, while retaining the good looks that are needed when placed in a non-office area of the house.
This case study looks at the difficulties faced in such a setup and how IEI Technology created a panel PC designed to perfectly fit in a smart home.