With all we’ve learned with the Gen3 and Gen4 pixels, we’re ready to design our own single-board ERGO pixel that will have all the functionality we want. Simon is prototyping the system with a Texas Instruments development board, writing the code to make it dance, and designing a custom printed-circuit board (PCB) that puts everything, G-M detector and all, on a single board. The Gen5 system will incorporate an LCD touch-screen, so the operator won’t even need to connect a keyboard and monitor. Simon says he’ll have an operating prototype by summer’s end. More news to follow!