Press Release

Compact 3.5" embedded system board provides advanced features
and architecture only available from second-generation CPU

FREMONT, CALIF.—April 20, 2010— Customers using first-generation Intel Atom processors will be pleased to hear that American Portwell Technology, Inc., ( has released a new 3.5˝ compact embedded system board that includes all of the performance enhancing advanced features gained from Intel second-generation single core and dual core Atom processors. The new compact (5.75˝ x 4.00˝ or 146mm x 105mm) PEB-2780VG2A embedded system board is perfect for a whole range of applications such as medical devices, industrial automation and handheld gaming, home entertainment, network devices, high-end vending machines and in-vehicle infotainment, and non-security-based applications such as VPN, network monitoring and gateway.

Based on Intel Atom N450 (single core) and D510 (dual core) processor with Intel 82801HM I/O controller, the PEB-2780VG2A supports DDR2 667 non-ECC system memory up to 2GB, dual display via VGA and LVDS, dual Gigabit Ethernet, onboard 12V DC input, two SATA interfaces, one 44-pin IDE connector, Type II Compact Flash socket, six USB ports, four serial ports and GPIO. Expansion capabilities include a connector with PCI-E x1 signal for a daughter board.

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

Advanced features and architecture to boost performance

“Customers that use first-generation Intel Atom processors and need some extra features will be very happy to see this product,” states Jack Lam, American Portwell Technology’s senior product marketing manager. “The faster CPU—up to dual core 1.66 GHz—and advanced features—such as the Intel 64 architecture and superb graphics now possible with integrated Intel DX9 graphics and Intel Dynamic Video Memory Technology 4.0—will help boost performance significantly.”

Fanless configuration and long product life cycle

According to Frank Shen, American Portwell Technology’s product marketing director, the compact PEB-2780VG2A board benefits from the Atom processor’s low power and low heat so it can function as a fanless and battery-operated configuration to provide greater flexibility and cost-savings. What’s more,” Shen continues, “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.”

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About American Portwell Technology
About American Portwell Technology American Portwell Technology, Inc., is a world-leading innovator in the Embedded Computing market and an Associate member of the Intel® Embedded 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 or visit us at

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Product and Technical Contact

Jack Lam
Sr. Product Marketing Manager
American Portwell Technology, Inc.

Media Contact
Susan Wei
Marketing Executive
American Portwell Technology, Inc.

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