Gumstix Computers Now Support Displays

Sep 05, 2007, 01:00 ET from Gumstix, Inc.

    PORTOLA VALLEY, Calif., Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Gumstix, Inc., maker of
 the world's smallest full-function computers, today announced the
 consoleLCD-vx(TM) expansion board which, when combined with a 4.3" Samsung
 LCD panel, creates an industry leading computer for the OEM, educational
 and hobbyist markets.
     "Hook up the Samsung LCD screen, plug in a keyboard, connect to a
 network and the gumstix computer becomes a very small but fully functional,
 Linux computer," said W. Gordon Kruberg, CEO and President of Gumstix.
 "And, with the easy access that we provide to purchasing one unit at a time
 or thousands of units a month, Gumstix minimizes acquisition and ongoing
 deployment costs, leaving more money and resources for other high-value
 projects and tasks".
     Used on a verdex(TM) motherboard, the consoleLCD-vx expansion board
 brings out a combination of USB Host, display, touch screen, three RS232
 serial ports and GPIO lines. The verdex motherboard also provides access to
 wireless and ethernet networking as well as flash storage.
     Available online at, the consoleLCD-vx expansion
 boards are 80 x 34 mm and cost $ 49 per board. Volume discounts are posted
     About Gumstix, Inc.
     Founded in 2003, Gumstix develops and sells full function miniature
 computers to software VARs and hardware OEMs in over sixty countries. Built
 on an open source platform, the gumstix product line supports the growing
 networking and wireless devices markets and offers motherboards, expansion
 boards, and full computers. The company focuses on commercial product
 designers, network managers and software engineers and also sells directly
 to students, professors, robotics enthusiasts and hobbyists.
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