congatec announced the conga-BAF COM Express Basic Module. The conga-BAF is based on the AMD Embedded G-Series platform. The module features the AMD Hudson E1 Fusion controller hub, dual-channel DDR3 memory (up to 8 GByte), six PCI Express x1 Lanes, eight USB 2.0 ports, four SATA, one EIDE, and one Gigabit Ethernet interface. Graphics interfaces include VGA, single channel LVDS, DisplayPort and DVI / HDMI for enabling the direct control of two independent displays. The Conga-BAF board is available now. Prices start at less than $300 US.
CompuLab announced the fit-PC3 industrial PC (IPC). The fit-PC3 is based on AMD Embedded G-Series Platform. The fit-PC3 embedded system is designed to host an extension card that can be easily tailored for custom I/O requirements. The miniature fanless IPC measures only 6.3″ x 6.3″ x 0.98″. The fit-PC3 will be offered at a variety of configurations. CompuLab will be offering OEM service based on the fit-PC3 design. The AMD Embedded G-Series platform features an integrated low power x86 CPU and discrete-class advanced GPU on a single accelerated processing unit (the APU).
AMD introduced their new Embedded G-Series processor for embedded systems. The Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) features AMD Fusion technology and a low-power, x86 CPU based on the Bobcat core with a DirectX 11-capable GPU and parallel processing engine. The G-Series is ideal for digital signage, internet-ready set top boxes, mobile and desktop thin clients, casino gaming machines, point-of-sale kiosks, small form factor PCs, and single board computers (SBCs). Companies like Advansus, Compulab, Congatec, Fujitsu, Haier, iEi, Kontron, Mitec, Quixant, Sintrones, Starnet, WebDT, and Wyse will be launching embedded systems based on the AMD Embedded G-Series soon.