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January 10, 2005

From Eurotech S.p.A.

Eurotech to release powerful Railway-GSM/Tri-band GPRS Module

Contact Name: Andrea Cargnelutti
Contact Email: a.cargnelutti@eurotech.it
WebSite: http://www.eurotech.it/main/whatsnewssnfe.asp?SubM=whatsnew&Sub2M=44

Amaro, Udine (Italy) January 10, 2005 - Eurotech today announce that is going to release a new PC/104 module that will be the ideal choice for onboard computing applications requiring worldwide wireless GSM/GPRS roaming, precise GPS positioning or systems for mobile GSM-R communications on railways.  
Two versions of the COM-1288 will be available: one with the support for the standard triple band GPRS and a version supporting the GSM-R band for railways applications in the European and Asiatic areas.  
Onboard features will include two free RS-232 serial ports supporting full interrupt sharing, onboard SIM card slot, headset interface, 16 bit programmable digital I/O, and two automotive level digital inputs for connecting any 12V or 24V digital device. System expansion will be easy using the onboard I2C bus.  
Formed in 1992, EuroTech SpA manufactures a complete range of embedded computer boards and integrated systems based on the PC/104, PC/104-Plus and CompactPCI standards. All EuroTech products are highly integrated and suitable for transportation, industrial and telecommunication applications. For more information, visit www.eurotech.it or call +39.0433.485411.  
The Eurotech Group (www.eurotech.com) is a global family of technology companies focused on standards-based embedded and high-performance computing solutions. With operations in Europe, North America and Asia, the Group serves the industrial, transportation, defense, aerospace, medical, and research sectors. The Eurotech Group includes Eurotech (www.eurotech.it), Parvus Corporation (www.parvus.com), Erim (www.erim.fr), Neuricam (www.neuricam.com ), Exadron (www.exadron.com), Ascensit (www.ascensit.com), and IPS (www.ipssistemi.it).