<%@LANGUAGE="VBSCRIPT"%> Portwell -Product Release - PEB-2736, Intel ATOM Processor ECX Embedded Board

PEB-2736 with ECX form factor, and UMPC-2710


Taipei, Taiwan April2, 2008 -- Portwell Inc., a world-leading innovator in the Industrial PC (IPC) market, announced today the new PEB-2736, utilizing the Intel ECX form factor, and the new UMPC-2710, both based on the Intel Atom processor Z500 series and the Intel System Controller Hub US15W. The new micro-architecture of the Intel platform benefits a range of low-power systems and handheld mobile devices in applications such as Portable POS, Medical Healthcare, Mobile Kiosk, Entry-Gaming, Digital Signage and In-Vehicle Infotainment.

The PEB-2736 is specifically designed to operate at a very low power consumption of less than 10 watts at full loading. It supports dual display by LVDS and SDVO connector. The modular SDVO and SDIO board architecture can be easily customized to meet the customer’s time to market and proprietary requirements.

“We realize that computing power requirement and operation in extreme environment are the keys for in-vehicle infotainment application,” says Don Chang, president of Vertical Market Service Business Unit, Portwell, Inc. “The existing micro-power solution in the market can’t support enough computing power. Today’s customers need a solution with fanless low-power consumption, compact size and versatile IOs for infotainment. PEB-2736 -- based on the Intel Atom processor -- can meet the demands of infotainment systems.”

The PEB-2736 supports one SO-DIMM memory slot for DDR2 SDRAM up to 1GB, and comes with one IDE, one CompactFlash® socket, two RS232, high definition audio CH5.1, six USB2.0 and three SDIO ports. Wireless application can be accomplished via mini-card socket on optional daughter card.

The UMPC-2710 supports multiple I/O interfaces such as SD/SDIO/MMC/USB. With its peripheral-enriched interface, UMPC-2710 can be built with various sensors and modules, and is ideal for industrial applications.

“We realize more and more industry applications aspire to deliver their services via mobile devices,“ says Edgar Chang, president of Portwell, Inc. “The UMPC-2710 -- also based on the Intel Atom processor -- will support our clients as they embrace the new mobile age,” he explains.

The UMPC-2710 also supports dual display by LVDS internal panel and VGA-Out, and a SO-DIMM memory slot for DDR2 SDRAM up to 1GB. In addition, UMPC-2710 comes with built-in Bluetooth 2.0 and WLAN 802.11n.

“The Intel Atom processor provides a fanless, compact solution that meets the requirements of the market segments Portwell serves,” said Jonathan Luse, director of marketing, Low Power Embedded Products Division, Intel Corporation.  “The UMPC-2710 will deliver a low power solution for these industrial applications.” 

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About Portwell

Portwell Inc, an Associate Member of the Intel Embedded and Communications Alliance, designs and manufactures Network and Security Appliance along with a full range of IPC products (SBC, Backplane, Redundant Power Supply, Rackmount & Node Chassis), Embedded Architecture Solution and DVR system platform. We provide complete R&D and project management services to speed customers' time to market, reduce project risk and cost. Portwell is also an ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified company that deploys quality assurance through product design, verification and manufacturing cycle.

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 in-vehicle infotainment systems, embedded computer boards and systems, and rackmount systems for both OEMs and ODMs. 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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