VIA Technologies introduced the quad core VAB-820 Pico-ITX embedded ARM board. The VAB-820 module features a 1GHz quad core Freescale iMX 6Quad ARM Cortex-A9 processor. Sample units of the VIA VAB-820 Pico-ITX board are available now. The module is ideal for advanced industrial, energy management and in-vehicle applications.
Direct Insight announced the TRITON-TX6Q system-on-module. It features Freescale i.MX6Q processor, four ARM Cortex-A9 cores, 1GB to 2GB of high performance 64-bit DDR3-1066 RAM and 128MB NAND Flash. The TRITON-TX6Q will be available in early 2013. The 68mm x 31mm system-on-module is ideal for medical devices, digital signage, security, and industrial multimedia applications.
Extreme Engineering Solutions introduced the XPedite5650 Mini COM Express module. The X-ES XPedite5650 board features the Freescale QorIQ P2041 quad-core processor, up to 4 GB of DDR3-1333 ECC SDRAM, one x2 and two x1 PCI Express interfaces, two Gigabit Ethernet ports (one 1000BASE-T and one 1000BASE-X), two serial ports, two USB 2.0 ports, and two SATA 3.0 Gb/s ports. The XPedite5650 COM Express module is ideal for industrial, communications, and military applications where Size, Weight, and Power (SWaP) are critical.
Blue Chip Technology recently introduced the RM3 single board computer. The ultra small SBC is based on the Freescale dual and quad core ARM Cortex 9 processors. The system on module supports dual high resolution independent displays (HDMI/DVI, LVDS, RGB), CAN, SATA, USB, UART, I2C and camera. Current OS support includes Linux and Android operating systems. Windows Embedded Compact 7 and Windows 8 support will be available soon. The RM3 SBC is ideal for digital signage, telematics, industrial control, instrumentation, medical devices and data logging applications.
ADLINK Technology recently introduced their EOS-1200 embedded vision system. The EOS-1200 supports the second generation Intel Core i7 quad core processor and the IEEE 1588 precise time protocol. The embedded system features four independent gigabit power over Ethernet (PoE) ports, data transfer rates up to 4.0 Gb/s, four serial ports, two USB 3.0 ports, 32 PNP/NPN isolated digital I/Os, two SATA interface, CFAST slot, internal USB port, and 1 kbit programmable EEPROM. The EOS-1200 is available now. Prices start at $1885. The system is ideal for multi-camera imaging applications like factory automation and food and packaging inspection.
Congatec launched the conga-TM67 COM Express Basic Type 6 module. The conga-TM67 supports the second generation of Intel Core processors. The congatec board features up to 8 GByte dual-channel DDR3 memory, seven PCI Express Lanes, PCI Express Graphics (PEG) x16 Lanes, eight USB 2.0 ports, four SATA interfaces with RAID support, EIDE and 1GB Ethernet interface. The conga-TM67 module is available now. Prices start at less than $500. The board is ideal for gaming, medical technology, automation and digital signage applications.
Concurrent Technologies introduced the VX 81x/09x and TR 80x/39x single board computers. The new SBCs support the quad-core Intel Core i7-2715QE processor and the dual-core Intel Core i5-2515E processor. The VX 81x/09x features up to 16Gbyte of ECC DDR3 SDRAM, configurable PCI Express fabric interface, dual Gigabit Ethernet, dual SATA600, dual PMC / XMC slots, dual serial RS232/422/485 ports, 6 USB 2.0 ports, dual independent display ports, on-board Compact Flash and optional 2.5 inch hard drive. The TR 80x/39x features up to 8Gbyte of ECC DDR3 SDRAM, configurable PCI Express fabric interface, dual Gigabit Ethernet or dual 1000Base-BX channels, dual SATA600, single XMC slot, serial RS232/422/485 port, dual USB 2.0 ports, independent VGA and display port all in a 3U VPX form factor.
Trenton announced the JXM7031 MicroATX (uATX) embedded motherboard. The JXM7031 features the quad-core Intel Xeon processor, compact uATX form factor, five-year factor warranty, 7+ years of vailability, and a combination of PCI Express 2.0, PCIe 1.1 and PCI option card slots. The Trenton JXM7031 is ideal for industrial automation, medical imaging, aerospace, military command and control, missile telemetry, human machine interface, process control, and semiconductor fabrication systems.
American Portwell Technology introduced the CAR-4003 1U network communications appliance. The CAR-4003 supports the quad-core Intel Xeon processor X3400, L3400 (formerly codenamed Lynnfield), Intel Core i5, and Core i3 (formerly codenamed Clarkdale) processors. The communications appliance features four DIMM slots with high speed 1333MHz dual-channel DDR3 ECC memory, dual x8 PCI Express Gen2 slot (8 GB/s bi-directional), two PCI-E x8 interface, fiber and copper port connections, 2×16 character LCD display module options, VGA pin-header, one 3.5″ or two 2.5″ Serial ATA Hard Disk Drive, and one on-board CompactFlash slot.
Freescale Semiconductor launched their QorIQ P3041 communications processors. Key features include a three-level cache hierarchy for optimized latencies, a hardware hypervisor for robust support of multiple operating systems within the device, a trusted boot architecture to ensure code is not tampered with or reverse engineered, efficient data path handling, and improved Serial RapidIO and SATA IP. The P3041 communications processor is scheduled to start sampling in Q4 2010 with qualification planned for 2H 2011.