Avalue announced the ESM-GM45 Computer-on-Module. The ESM-GM45 supports the Intel Core 2 Duo and Celeron M CPU. The COM Express module uses the Intel GM45 and ICH9-M chipset. The module features four SATA, eight USB 2.0, four PCI, four PCIex1, and one PCIex16 expansion bus. The board supports Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows XPe, Windows CE, and Linux. The ESM-GM45 Computer-on-Module is available now.
Kontron introduced three new Kontron ETXexpress-PC Computer-on-Modules. The new COM Express modules feature support for the Mobile Intel GM45 Express and Mobile Intel GL40 Express chipsets. Samples of the new Kontron ETXexpress-PC Computer-on-Modules are available now. Series production will start by the end of this quarter. The new boards support Linux, VxWorks, and the Windows OS family (including Windows Vista, XP, 2000, XPe, CE and Windows 7).