PORTWELL EXTENDS FAMILY OF MINI-ITX EMBEDDED SYSTEM BOARDS
WITH NEW INTEL® CORE™ 2 QUAD/CORE 2 DUO PROCESSORS
New WADE-8180 features high performance
Integrated graphics with DDR3 memory support

FREMONT, CALIF.—July 28, 2009—American Portwell Technology, Inc., (http://www.portwell.com) a wholly owned subsidiary of Portwell, Inc., a world-leading innovator in the embedded computing market and a member of the Intel® Embedded and Communications Alliance (Intel ECA), announces WADE-8180, the latest addition to its growing family of Mini-ITX embedded system boards.

Built with Intel’s latest Q45 Express and ICH10DO chipset, WADE-8180 takes advantage of the Intel Core™ 2 Quad and Core 2 Duo technologies. Two 240-pin DIMM sockets support dual channel DDR3 SDRAM memory up to 8GB for faster system responsiveness and support of 64-bit computing. VGA/DVI-D provides dual display with a third display available through the board’s PCI-E x16 slot. WADE-8180 also includes RAID 0/1/5/10, Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 1.2 and Active Management Technology  (AMT) 5.0, four SATA ports, dual GbE LAN ports, dual COM ports and eight USB ports for faster I/O, and support for Microsoft® Windows® XP Embedded, XP, Vista and CE operating systems and Linux® operating system.

Available now, WADE-8180’s ability to drive two displays simultaneously makes it particularly suitable for gaming applications. It is also ideal for applications in industrial control and automation, multimedia, kiosk, digital signage, print imaging, digital surveillance and network security.

Feature rich with the latest technology

According to Jimmy Chang, American Portwell Technology’s product marketing manager, the company has designed and developed the new WADE-8180 full of useful features that will help OEMs and ODMs bring extra benefits to their customers. “For example,” says Chang, “the Intel Core 2 Quad processor with AMT provides application security, manageability and energy efficient performance. The Intel Q45 chipset with built-in GMA X4500 delivers a great combination of graphics performance and features to meet the expanding needs of today’s business users.”

Improved security
Frank Shen, American Portwell Technology’s product marketing director points out that by supporting AMT 5.0, the latest version of Intel Active Management Technology, the new WADE-8180 Mini-ITX embedded system board provides customers with enhanced functions such as remote alerts, secured access and access monitor, fast call for help and remote scheduled maintenance.
“Our customers not only benefit from American Portwell’s ability to consistently provide the most up-to-date technology and features,” Shen confirms, “but they also gain peace of mind from the long life cycle support inherent with every Portwell product.”

Product details:

WADE-8180 product details: http://www.portwell.com/products/detail.php?CUSTCHAR1=WADE-8180

About American Portwell Technology
American Portwell Technology, Inc., is a world-leading innovator in the Embedded Computing market and a member of the Intel® Embedded and Communications Alliance. American Portwell Technology designs, manufactures and markets a complete range of PICMG computer boards, embedded computer boards and systems, and rackmount systems for both OEMs and ODMs. American Portwell is both an ISO 9001:2000 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.

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Product and Technical Contact
Jimmy Chang
Product Marketing Manager
American Portwell Technology, Inc.
510-403-3318

jimmyc@portwell.com

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