Press Release

Portwell’s Intel® Core™ i7-based MicroATX Motherboard
receives editor’s choice award
PC/104 and Small Form Factors 2010 Resource Guide acknowledges
Portwell’s PEB-9738VGA for keeping kiosks current

FREMONT, CALIF.—May 18, 2010 -- American Portwell Technology, Inc., ( a wholly owned subsidiary of Portwell, Inc., a world-leading innovator in the embedded computing market and an Associate member of the Intel® Embedded Alliance is pleased to announce that the PEB-9738VGA— a microATX motherboard based on the Intel® Core™ i7 processor and Mobile Intel QM57 Express chipset —has been chosen to receive the prestigious Editor’s Choice Award from PC/104 and Small Form Factors 2010 Resource Guide. The PEB-9738VGA is the ideal choice for applications in point-of-sale (POS), kiosk and digital signage.

“Keeping kiosks current”
Chris Ciufo, OpenSystems Media Group Editorial Director and Editor of PC/104 and Small Form Factors, selected Portwell’s PEB-9738VGA for his Editor’s Choice Award in the 2010 PC/104 and Small Form Factors Resource Guide and featured the product on page 57 of the publication. Ciufo describes the PEB-9738VGA as “the next-generation processor board that succeeds the PEB-9737VGA, which powers the proof-of-concept POS system Intel debuted at the National Retail Federation Convention last year.” He highlights the fact that the PEB-9738VGA, “equipped with the Intel Core i7 processor and Mobile Intel QM57 Express chipset, this microATX motherboard incorporates Intel Intelligent Power-Sharing Technology, providing better performance and power consumption than Core 2 Duo processors as well as improved graphics capabilities compared to GM45 chipsets.”

Greater security and energy efficiency
In addition to delivering greater performance-per-watt and graphics performance, the PEB-9738VGA features Intel vPro™ technology with new Intel Active Management Technology 6.0 and offers improved power management and greater security to allow the administrators to better manage systems remotely. This in turn reduces maintenance costs and increases energy savings.


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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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Susan Wei
Marketing Executive
American Portwell Technology, Inc.

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