National Instruments introduced the NI PXIe-8133 quad-core embedded controller. The PXIe-8133 features the Intel Core i7-820QM processor, 2 GB of DDR3-1333 MHz RAM, and the option of Windows XP or Windows 7 32-bit operating system. For memory-intensive applications, engineers can upgrade to 8 GB of system RAM and the Windows 7 64-bit OS. The NI PXIe-8133 controller also is available with an extended temperature option and solid-state hard drives for harsh environments.
Kontron announced four quad-core Kontron Industrial Silent Severs (KISS). All four KISS 2U KTQ45/Flex support Microsoft Windows and Linux. They are available either as a standard configurable system or customized and delivered as a tested and independently-certified solution. The CE certified and UL qualified Kontron Industrial Silent Servers KISS 2U KTQ45/Flex are available in EMEA now and selected models will be available in North America and APAC in late Q2 2010.
WIN Enterprises introduced the PL-80210 embedded system. The PL-80210 box computer features an AMD AM2+ processor socket that accommodates the AMD Phenom/Athlon and X2/Athlon processors. Pricing for the PL-80210 embedded system starts at $571 without CPU in OEM quantities. Evaluation units are available now. The Win PL-80210 is ideal for amusement and arcade games, electronic roulette, and video slot machines.
American Portwell Technology announced the CAR-4000 1U Platform Communications Appliance. The CAR-4000 is based on the quad-core Intel Xeon processor 3400 series (formerly codenamed Lynnfield) or Intel Core i5 or Core i3 processor (formerly codenamed Clarkdale). The CAR-4000 is ideal for security applications such as Enterprise Internet Security, Firewall, WAN optimization, Unified Threat Management, Network Access Control, Network Behavior Analysis and Triple Play broadcasting for both the enterprise and medium-sized offices.
The Kontron AM5030 is an Advanced Mezzanine Card with a quad-core processor. The AM5030 board features the Intel Xeon processor LC5518, which is based on the latest Intel microarchitecture and delivers with its 45nm process technology even lower power consumption and higher integration. The double-wide, full-size AMC module supports RedHat Linux, Windows 7, Windows XP and Windows 2008 Server. The Kontron AM5030 will be in serial production by the second quarter.