ARBOR Extends ARES Product Line with a Multi-port Fanless Controller for Automatic Fare Collection Systems

Modular ARES-1231 Box PC features 16 COM ports, 16 DIO ports, dual Gigabit Ethernet LANs and dual display support

ARBOR Technology, a leading provider of embedded computing solutions, has announced the ARES-1231 industrial embedded controller as an addition toA-1231 its automation product line. The industrial-grade Box PC is based on the quad-core Intel® Celeron® N2930 processor and supports up to 8 GB DDR3L SO-DIMM memory. Its extensive, customizable I/O capability enables interconnection with a large number of devices, sensors and ancillary equipment. The highly configurable ARES-1231 offers 16 COM ports, 16 DIO ports, six USB, dual Gigabit Ethernet LAN, and dual displays via HDMI and DVI.

The ARES-1231 Box PC meets customer demand worldwide. Thanks to its modular I/O design, durability, and reliable performance, the ARES-1231 has already been successfully deployed in gas station POS applications as well as in a major train station gate ticketing project.

The ARES-1231 compact, fanless embedded Box PC was designed to serve as AFC (Automatic Fare Collection) controller in automatic gate machines, ticket checking and vending machines. There are ample I/O ports to support multiple ticket gate controllers, assorted routers, audio systems and information displays. The device also comes with an RJ-11 port for extended connectivity.

As an industrial-grade Box PC, the ARES-1231 PC has a wide operating temperature range from -20 ~ 60°C, and operates on 12V DC input. It supports mSATA, has a 2.5” SSD drive bay for storage, and includes a half-size mPCIe socket for additional expansion.

Key Features:

  • Intel® Bay Trail SoC platform
  • Fanless design
  • 1x DVI-I and 1x HDMI connectors
  • 16x COM and 16x DIO
  • 1x USB 3.0/2.0 and 5x USB 2.0
  • 4x RS-232/422/485 w/ 5V/12V DC (DB9, DIP switch selectable); 12x RS-232/485

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ARBOR Technology Corp., founded in 1993, is a leading provider of Smart City and IoT solutions with more than 20 years of experience in providing customer-driven, high performance, and industrial strength computing solutions in various industries. ARBOR strives to provide complete solutions from board to system, computing to communication in healthcare, transportation, industrial automation, mobile computing, digital signage, retail, intelligent building and home. ARBOR is ISO-9001, ISO-13485 and ISO-14001-certifiied, supports a well-defined production process, and commits to deliver high quality products compliant with international standards. More information about ARBOR is available at

Contact Information

ARBOR Solution, Inc.

2032 Bering Drive
San Jose, CA, 95131

tele: 408.452.8900
fax: 408.452.8909

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