Liantec introduced the ITX-QM77 industrial mini-ITX motherboard. The board is based on the Intel Ivy Bridge (IVB) computing platform. It supports the Intel 3rd generation Core i3 / i5 / i7 mobile processors and 2nd generation Core i3 / i5 / i7 mobile processors. The Liantec ITX-QM77 motherboard features up to 16 GB of memory, onboard dual Intel Gbit Ethernet, HDMI, DVI, HD audio, SATA-III 6Gbit/s, SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports, x16 PCI Express slot and Mini-PCIe / USB MiniCard socket.
American Portwell Technology introduced the WADE-8012 Mini-ITX embedded system board. The Portwell module supports the Intel Q67 chipset and the latest 2nd generation Intel Core processor platform (formerly codenamed Sandy Bridge). The WADE-8012 features six SATA (two SATA 6.0 Gbps and four 3.0 Gbps ports) connectors, RAID 0/1/5 and 10, support for the latest PCIe 2.0 (one PCI Express x16 slot) device, two long-DIMM memory slot for DDR3 SDRAM up to 8GB, up to 8 USB 2.0 ports (4 on rear I/O and 4 on board), VGA / HDMI / DVI-D, and two Gigabit Ethernet.
GE Intelligent Platforms introduced the SBC324 3U OpenVPX rugged single board computer. The SBC324 is based on the 2nd Generation Intel Core i7 processors (codenamed Sandy Bridge). The SBC324 SBC features a quad core processor (up to 2.1GH), up to 8GBytes of DDR3 1.333GHz memory, a range of PCI Express backplane configurations, an XMC site with I/O, two 10/100/1000BaseT Gigabit Ethernet interfaces, VGA graphics, HD audio, two SATA channels, four USB 2.0 ports, a PS/2 keyboard/mouse port, and two RS-232/422 COM ports. The SBC is ideal for size-, weight- and power-constrained applications in harsh environments (ie: unmanned vehicles).