VDX3-EITX, A Public Transportation Systems Solution, has now passed ISO 7637-2 and ISO 16750-2 Certification

April 13, 2021

Automotive Control Application Requirements

In Automotive Control-related applications in public transportation systems, the main requirements for these products are high reliability (shockproof, waterproof), ease of connectivity (wireless), and safety. Utilizing the various abilities of the controller data can be shared and analyzed simultaneously; while the public transport system is operating, the relevant data and location can be recorded from the industrial computer in the transport vehicle. Through the readers installed on the traffic vehicles with the RFID, the traffic information can be quickly obtained and then sent to various control and operating centers.



Load Dump Surge Protection Circuit Design

In automotive electronics, transient power surges may cause permanent damage to electronic equipment. Quick changes in the power supply in certain specific scenarios are more likely to cause damage to the equipment. The ISO 7637-2 and ISO 16750-2 tests have formulated relevant specifications, such as corresponding power supply test requirements in scenarios like sudden load changes, reverse battery connection, and overvoltage. The emphasis is on testing the anti-interference ability of electronic equipment under these power transients. Sufficient protective measures must be reserved in the hardware design to suppress these extreme power supplies' impact.

Extended Reading: ISO_7637, ISO_16750



VDX3-EITX, an SBC with load dump protection circuit design has passed ISO 7637-2 and ISO 16750-2

VDX3-EITX, an industrial-grade single board computer designed with a load dump protection circuitry, prevents the effects of large voltage spikes and has passed ISO 7637-2 and ISO 16750-2 certifications (Standard Certifications for passenger cars and commercial vehicles). VDX3-EITX uses the DM&P SoC Vortex86DX3 1GHz processor, supports 2GB DDR3 memory, SATA DOM, and Compact Flash as the default storage device.

The I/O interface of the VDX3-EITX includes LAN, Giga LAN, VGA, 24-bit LVDS, RS232/RS485, USB, CAN bus, Audio and DIO; The operating temperature range is -40°C to +85°C and supports +12 to +24 VDC power input. Utilizing the I/O support of VDX3-EITX, you can achieve access to alarms (USB), broadcasting systems (Line-in/out), GPS (RS-232/485), POI (LCD), door control (GPIO), car dashboard (CAN bus), and RFID applications (RS-232/485). This, along with other traffic information is then transmitted to the traffic control center and cloud information platforms using WLAN so that all passengers can find relevant information.




The recommended operating system for VDX3-EITX is Windows 7 (or earlier versions of Windows), Windows Instant Operating System, Ubuntu, Debian, VxWorks and QNX. The rich assortment of functions offered in the VDX3-EITX are not only configured for public transport systems but can also be used for industrial automation, intelligent vehicle management equipment, data acquisition, robot and machine control, etc.


ICOP has a wide selection of ITX SBCs such as Mini-ITX, PICO-ITX and E-ITX. For more information on the ITX Board from ICOP, please visit: here




Features of VDX3-EITX:

  • DM&P SoC Vortex86DX3-1GHz
  • 1GB/2GB DDR3 onboard
  • Operation Temperature: -20 ~ +70°C / -40 ~ +85°C (Optional)
  • Passed ISO 7637-2 and ISO 16750-2 Certifications
  • Load Dump Protection Circuit Design
  • Support EtherCAT
  • Support +12 to +24 VDC Power Input
  • Standard Board Size Design (170 x 120mm)



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