Press Release

Portwell expands its family of Mini-itx embedded system boards
with Intel® Core™ i7/i5/i3 mobile processors and AMT 6.0
New WADE-8020 supports dual display and mobile Intel QM57 Express chipset

FREMONT, CALIF. —September 23, 2010 —Users of the latest Microsoft® Windows® 7 operating system will be pleased to hear that American Portwell Technology, Inc., ( has released WADE-8020, a new Mini-ITX embedded system board that takes full advantage of Mobile Intel QM57 Express chipset to provide increased mobile computing performance and graphics.

At the heart of the new WADE-8020 is Intel’s Core i7/i5/i3 mobile processor, which is aimed at users who need the solutions that the previous Core 2 Duo and Core 2 Quad cannot provide. In addition to the Mobile Intel QM57 Express chipset, WADE-8020 includes: two SODIMM that support dual channel DDR3 SDRAM up to 8 GB; dual display via VGA/DVI/HDMI/LVDS; four SATA connectors up to 3Gb/s with RAID 0, 1, 5, 10; one PCI, one PCI-E x1 and one Mini PCIe; dual GbE based on PCI-E x1 high bandwidth I/O interface; Intel Active Management Technology (AMT) 6.0; and Inter Hyper-Threading Technology (Intel HT).

American Portwell’s WADE-8020 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 kiosk.

American Portwell Technology, Inc., is 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.

Control and secure remote assets

 “Customers using the new WADE-8020 will benefit from the combination of the Intel Core i7/i5/i3 multi-core mobile processor with Intel HT technology,” says Robert Feng, American Portwell Technology’s product marketing manager, “because it provides high performance computing power, while AMT 6.0 hardware-based security management technology allows their IT department to remotely manage and secure networked computers out-of-band as well control over system assets and an improved ability to discover, diagnose, verify, isolate and update.”

Powerful computing performance and longer product life cycle

Frank Shen, American Portwell Technology’s product marketing director points out that the new Intel Core i7/i5/i3 mobile processor enables WADE-8020 Mini-ITX embedded system boards to deliver powerful computing performance. SATA 2.0. (up to 3Gb/s with RAID 0, 1, 5, 10) supplies a high-speed storage solution. What’s more,” Shen adds, “the Mobile Intel QM57 Express chipset provides an integrated high-end graphics solution for full HD 1080P.”

“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.”

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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

Robert Feng
Product Marketing Manager
American Portwell Technology, Inc.

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

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