<%@LANGUAGE="VBSCRIPT"%> Portwell -- Product release -- WADE-8XXX Series Mini-ITX ESB

WADE-8XXX series based on Intel® Core™ 2 Duo/Core 2 Quad processor


FREMONT, CALIF. -- August 8, 2007 -- In response to market demand for a simplified embedded system board (ESB) that combines greater computing power, a smaller footprint, and lower power consumption with increased product longevity, American Portwell Technology, Inc. -- a wholly owned subsidiary of Portwell, Inc., a world-leading innovator in the Industrial PC (IPC) market and a member of the Intel® Communications Alliance -- announces the WADE-8056/8066/8156/8556/8656 series, a family of Intel® Core™ 2 Duo/Core 2 Quad processor-based Mini-ITX embedded systems boards.
The WADE-8056/8066/8156/8556/8656 Mini-ITX ESB family is built with the Intel Q965 GMCH and GME965 chipsets, and operates with latest Intel’s multi-core processors such as Core™ 2 Duo, Core 2 Quad, and is also backward compatible with the Pentium® 4/Celeron® D /Celeron F processors. The Mini-ITX ESB family provides a portfolio choice for any application in the medical equipment, digital signage, kiosk, network device, semiconductor equipment and automation control markets.

Featuring the family
The WADE-8056/ 8066 / 8156 / 8556 / 8656 family embraces a range of processors; selections of single or dual display interfaces; a variety of LAN ports, expansion capabilities and peripherals; and cost savings made possible by its greater computing power, lower energy consumption and product longevity. Features of the WADE-8056/8066/8156/8556/8656 family include:

Each member of the WADE-8056/8066/8156/8556/8656 family features a compact 170 mm x 170 mm (6.69˝ x 6.69˝) form factor that weighs a mere 0.43 kg (0.94 lbs).

Increased computing, lower power, longer lifespan
“Portwell’s Mini-ITX ESB family keeps pace with the latest developments of Intel’s new multi-core processors,” says Jack Lam, American Portwell Technology’s senior product marketing manager. “With its wide selection of features and small Mini-ITX form factor,” Lam adds, “the new WADE-8056/8066/8156/8556/8656 ESB family offers robust computing power and reliability for embedded applications that need the latest Intel® technologies, and customers who are seeking increased computing, lower power consumption, and a longer product lifespan.

Custom embedded systems

  •  “American Portwell Technology also offers custom boards if the standard embedded boards do not satisfy a customer’s special needs,” explains Frank Shen, American Portwell Technology’s product marketing director.

“In addition to the board solutions,” Shen adds, “American Portwell Technology also offers a portfolio of complementary Mini-ITX chassis, which further simplify system solutions easier for customers.”

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American Portwell Technology, Inc., is a world-leading innovator in the Industrial PC (IPC) market and a member of the Intel® Communications Alliance. American Portwell Technology designs, manufactures and markets a complete range of IPC systems, computer boards, communication appliance and Panel-PCs 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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Product Manager Contact information:
Jack Lam
Senior Product Marketing Manager
American Portwell Technology, Inc.