Press Release

Portwell’S new MINI-ITX Embedded Board provides
Low Power with Integrated High Performance Graphics
New AMDY-7000 Series combines a high quality
display interface and flexible I/O options

FREMONT, CALIF. —May 1, 2012 —American Portwell Technology, Inc., (http://www.portwell.com) has released the AMDY-7000 Series of new Mini-ITX embedded system boards providing an economical solution for applications that require powerful high quality graphics output with low power consumption.

The new AMDY-7000/7001/7002 Series models are powered by AMD® Fusion™ G, Turion™ II Neo and Athlon™ II Neo processors with powerful ATI HD 6320 and HD 4200 graphics engines. Depending upon the model, the low power consumption ranges from a mere 12W to 25W; DDR3 SO-DIMM memory supports up to 8GB; dual display is achieved through VGA/DVI/HDMI/LVDS and dual LVDS is available on model AMDY-7002; the series supports PCIe x1, PCIe x16 or half-size mini-PCIe depending on the model; dual GbE is based on a PCIe x1 high bandwidth I/O interface; and ATI HD 6320 and HD 4200 provides powerful graphics performance.

American Portwell’s AMDY-7000 Series Mini-ITX embedded system board is available now for applications such as point-of-sale (POS), lottery, medical, gaming, high-resolution digital signage, surveillance security monitoring and supports a low power, high performance x86 fan-less DC option for information kiosks.

American Portwell Technology, Inc., is a wholly owned subsidiary of Portwell, Inc., a world-leading innovator in the embedded computing market and a Premier member of the Intel Intelligent Systems Alliance.

Vivid graphics with enriched colors

 “Customers using high quality graphics in today’s market expect their images to snap and that’s just what the AMDY-7000 Series is designed to do,” says Robert Feng, American Portwell Technology’s product marketing manager. “The AMDY Series not only supports comprehensive options for display connectivity including DirectX 11 3D, but an additional PCIe expansion interface is also available for ATI Hybrid Crossfire technology that can support up to six independent displays for high-end digital signage applications. What’s more,” Feng adds, “the new AMDY-7000 Series’ rich I/O provides industry control with optional features such as powered COM ports and four to eight USB ports for POS peripherals, plus SATA II/III and CFast.”

Powerful graphics performance and longer product life cycle

Frank Shen, American Portwell Technology’s VP of product marketing, points out that the new AMDY-7000 Series meets the needs of applications that require high performance graphics with low power consumption. The dual LVDS capability will definitely benefit applications in the gaming and medical markets that require two LCD displays.
“All in all,” Shen confirms, “our customers not only benefit from American Portwell’s ability to consistently provide the most up-to-date technology and features, but they also gain peace of mind from the long life cycle support inherent with every Portwell product.”

Product details:

AMDY-7002 (based on dual-core AMD Fusion G T56N processor): http://www.portwell.com/products/detail.php?CUSTCHAR1=AMDY-7002

AMDY-7001 (based on dual-core AMD Turion II Neo N54H and AMD Athlon II Neo N36L and single-core AMD Athlon II Neo R44L processor): http://www.portwell.com/products/detail.php?CUSTCHAR1=AMDY-7001

AMDY-7000 (based on single-core AMD Athlon II Neo R44L processor): http://www.portwell.com/products/detail.php?CUSTCHAR1=AMDY-7000

About American Portwell Technology

American Portwell Technology, Inc., is a world-leading innovator in the embedded computing market and a Premier member of the Intel Intelligent Systems Alliance. American Portwell Technology designs, manufactures and markets a complete range of PICMG computer boards, Embedded computer boards and systems, rackmount systems and network appliances for both OEMs and ODMs. American Portwell is both an ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 13485:2003 certified company. The company is located in Fremont, California. For more information about American Portwell’s extensive turnkey and private-label branding solutions, call 1-877-APT-8899, email info@portwell.com or visit us at http://www.portwell.com.

All products and company names referred to herein may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies or mark holders.



Product and Technical Contact

Robert Feng
Product Marketing Manager
American Portwell Technology, Inc.
510-403-3371
robertf@portwell.com

Media Contact
Susan Wei
Marketing Executive
American Portwell Technology, Inc.
510-403-3354
Susanw@portwell.com

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