AXIOMTEK Launches SBC84820 ECX Embedded SBC for In-vehicle Infotainment

11/28/2005 - AXIOMTEK, an Associate Member of the Intel Communications Alliance (ICA), a community of communications and embedded developers and solution providers, is proud to launch the first SBC based on the new Intel® Embedded Compact Extended form factor SBC, SBC84820, the addition of the computing platform to its growing Pentium® M family line of SBCs. Available in a choice of configurations and options, the SBC offers developers a robust and reliable platform to build on with the added benefit of being able to realize faster times to market for new products.

This significant platform supported the onboard low voltage Intel® Pentium® M processor and ultra low voltage Intel® Celeron® M processors with processor speeds ranging up to 1.4GHz and 1GHz respectively. The Intel® ECX (Extended Compact eXtended) from factor calls for x86 architecture, CompactFlashTM storage devices, anti-vibration environments; and the ULV/LV CPU answered for less power consumption, minimal thermal output for a fanless solution. The tiny platform enables a plethora of in-vehicle infotainment applications, like a car.

It is powered by the Intel® 915GM and ICH*6M chipset. The Mobile Intel® 915GM Express chipset supports PCI Express bus architecture, a highly scalable general purpose I/O for the latest industry peripherals. The SBC84820 built-in Fast Ethernet port in default and offered optional full speed Gigabit Ethernet which through Intel® 82540QM Ethernet controller. The Mobile Intel® 915GM Express chipset integrates graphics function and supports dual channel LVDS for various embedded applications.

"The SBC84820 continues to strengthen our appeal to developers as they are able to come to one manufacturer for all embedded requirements," said Matthew Lee, Vice President of Embedded Computing Division. "Each time we introduce a new product to one of our product lines, we are addressing customer needs. This has historically been our commitment to our customers and it will continue to be our commitment in the future."

The tiny ECX platform supports one 200-pin DDR2 400 MHz memory with maximum 1GB SODIMM. Its outstanding display features with dual LVDS, DVI, TV-out and CRT for dual contents and different resolutions for advanced applications. In addition, AXIOMTEK's SBC84820 supported Serial ATA-150, PCI express expansion, AC'97 Audio, CompactFlashTM Type-II with DMA mode, and 4 USB 2.0 ports for high speed peripherals. It also offered stack-up add-on features as options.

This astonishing solution will be available in the middle of January, 2006. For more information or pricing, please contact your territory sales representative or

AXIOMTEK Co., Ltd. is one of the world's leading designers/manufacturers of PC-based industrial computer products. From its roots as a turnkey systems integrator specializing in data acquisition and control systems, AXIOMTEK has mirrored the PC evolution in various industries by shifting its focus toward the design and manufacture of PC-based industrial automation solutions. AXIOMTEK was established in 1990. The company has 220 employees in headquarters and subsidiaries in USA, China, Germany and France, with more than 110 employees in total. The company has appointed more than 60 distributor partners around the globe. AXIOMTEK offers IPC (Industrial PCs), ECP (Embedded Computing Platforms), PPC (Panel PCs), DAS (Data Acquisition Solutions), NA (Network Appliances) and Storage Solution product lines with more than 400 items.

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