Strategic Test introduced their TX-28S Computer-on-Module. The TX-28S system-on-module is based on the 454 MHz Freescale i.MX283 processor. It features 64 MByte DDR2 SDRAM, 128 MByte NAND flash memory, and 200-pin SODIMM connector. The TX-28S is ideal for embedded fanless applications where low-price, small-size and low-power consumption are critical factors. The TX28S module is priced at $49 each in 10k quantities. A hardware reference platform, the Development Kit-5, is also available. The Development Kit-5 is priced at $999.
Blue Chip Technology introduced the RM2 Computer on Module. The RM2 COM is based on the ARM Cortex A8 processor. The Blue Chip RM2 single board computer features a small footprint (50mm by 50mm), low power consumption, 256Mbytes or 512Mbytes mobile LPDDR memory, 400 MT/s and on-board 256Mbytes to 1Gbytes NAND Flash memory for code storage. The board is ideal for industrial applications like automotive, public transportation, medical, defense and energy.
ADLINK Technology introduced the Express-HRR COM Express Type 6 Computer-on-Module. The Ampro by ADLINK Express-HRR is based on the quad/dual-core 2nd Generation Intel Core i7 processor and Mobile Intel QM67 Express Chipset. It features two SODIMM sockets (up to 16GB ECC 1333MHz DDR3 memory), three DDIs for DisplayPort/HDMI/DVI/SDVO, eight PCIe x1 and one PCIe x16 (Gen2) for graphics (or general purpose x8/4/1), two SATA 6 Gb/s, two SATA 3 Gb/s, Gigabit Ethernet, and eight USB 2.0 interfaces.
Gumstix introduced their Overo Sand Computer-On-Module. The Overo Sand COM features the Texas Instruments OMAP3503 application processor, 256MB of DDR (no NAND Flash), up to 1200 Dhrystone MIPS performance, microSD card slot, and TPS65950 Power Management. The Gumstix Overo Sand COM is an entry level board and is ideal for simple product designs and production needs. The Overo Sand Computer-On-Module is priced at $99 each (1,000 units quantity).
Congatec introduced the conga-EAF Computer-on-Module (COM). The congatec conga-EAF features a choice of seven AMD G-Series processors, two Serial ATA interfaces, native 32-bit PCI (Rev. 2.3), dual EIDE, four USB 2.0 ports, ISA bus, 2two COM, PS/2, 10/100M Ethernet and high-definition audio. A choice of LVDS, CRT, DisplayPort, HDMI or DVI graphics interfaces is also provided. The conga-EAF board is available now in volume production. Prices start at $255.
ADLINK Technology introduced the Express-LPC compact COM Express module. The computer-on-module features an Intel Atom processor, two SODIMM sockets (up to 4GB of DDR3 memory), five PCI Express x1 lanes, Intel I/O Controller Hub 8 Mobile chipset (ICH8M), Gigabit Ethernet, three SATA channels, Parallel ATA channel, 32-bit PCI bus and Low Pin Count bus (LPC). The ADLINK Express-LPC is ideal for robotics, test and measurement, medical diagnostics and industrial automation. The Express-LPC computer-on-module is available now. Price starts at $249.
The phyCORE-AM3517 System on Module (SOM), from PHYTEC America, features the Texas Instruments Sitara ARM Cortex-A8 AM3517 microprocessor, NEON SIMD Coprocessor, Vector floating point (FP) co-processor, POWER SGX Graphics Accelerator Subsystem for 3D graphics acceleration. The Computer on Module (COM) also supports the AM3505 MPU. The PHYTEC phyCORE-AM3517 is ideal for medical, industrial control, high-performance video, imaging, and graphics intensive applications.
ADLINK Technology introduced the ETX-PVR Extreme Rugged ETX Computer-on-Module. The Ampro by ADLINK ETX-PVR board includes either the single core Intel Atom N450 processor or a dual core Intel Atom D510 processor. It features Intel’s SpeedStep and Hyper-Threading Technologies, ISA, parallel support, PCI, four USB 2.0 ports, two SATA 3 Gb/s ports, DDR2 memory (up to 2 GB), 4GB solid state drive (soldered), Gigabit Ethernet, two RS-232 ports, and an IDE (PATA) channel. Ampro by ADLINK ETX-PVR modules are available now in sample quantities.
Kontron introduced the microETXexpress-OH Computer-on-Module. The Kontron microETXexpress-OH is based on the AMD Embedded G-Series Accelerated Processing Units (APUs). The board features COM Express compact form factor, two memory sockets (up to 8 Gbytes of DDR3 RAM), 6x PCI Express x1 lanes Gen 2.0, 4x SATA 3, Gigabit Ethernet, 6x USB 2.0, VGA, LVDS, DisplayPort and DVI/HDMI. The Kontron microETXexpress-OH is ideal for gaming, kiosk POS/POI systems, large display panels, multimedia walls, professional AV equipment, mobile devices, test and measurement systems, mobile 3D ultrasound scanners and imaging systems.
Kontron announced the ETXexpress-SC Computer-on-Module. The ETXexpress-SC features the Intel Core i7 2715QE quad-core processor, Intel Mobile QM67 I/O Hub, USB 3.0, COM Express basic form factor, enhanced Intel Turbo Boost Technology, Intel Advanced Vector Extensions and Kontron Embedded Application Programming Interface (EAPI) middleware. Samples of the ETXexpress-SC with Type 2 Pin-out will be available this quarter. The type 6 versions will be available in the second quarter.