ADI Engineering Introduces Ocracoke Island Single Board Computer

ADI Engineering, a leading supplier of single board computers and custom design-through-production solutions for embedded Intel® architecture technology, announced its new Ocracoke Island SBC single board computer for the Intel® EP80579 Integrated Processor product line. ADI’s new product allows OEMs to deploy the Intel EP80579 Integrated Processor immediately in a wide variety of applications such as small-to-medium business (SMB) and enterprise security and communications appliances, WiMAX and Wi-Fi converged access devices, IP media servers, VoIP gateways, industrial automation, SMB and home network attached storage, and others.

Key features of the Ocracoke Island SBC include:

  • Intel® EP80579 Integrated Processor with Intel® QuickAssist Technology at 1200 MHz or 600 MHz (fanless operation at 600 MHz)
  • DDR2 DIMM supports up to 4GB, up to 800 MHz, optional ECC
  • Gigabit Ethernet: Two standalone ports and 4-port managed switch, with passive failover for inline security applications
  • 802.11 a/b/g/n, WiMAX, 3G wireless expandability via dual MiniPCI slots and a PCI Express MiniCard slot
  • Trusted platform module
  • Two SATA 2.0 ports
  • Two CAN ports
  • PCI Express slots: x1 and x4
  • Four USB 2.0 host ports
  • Two RS-232 ports
  • FXS, FXO, T1, E1 expansion with High Speed Serial (HSS) mezzanine cards
  • -40 to +85C extended temperature version available in OEM quantities

“The bold innovation of the Intel EP80579 Integrated Processor allows OEMs to benefit from the substantial advantages of Intel architecture technology in a highly integrated single chip solution,” said Steve Yates, President, Founder and CTO of ADI Engineering. “ADI is excited to support Intel’s new System on Chip with a small form factor board optimized to the needs of deeply embedded security, wireless, communications, VoIP, storage, and industrial applications.”

“The integrated accelerators in the Intel EP80579 Integrated Processor support Intel QuickAssist Technology for bulk encryption, hashing and public/private key generation, and data path and TDM acceleration,” said Rose Schooler, general manager, Intel Performance Products Division. “These Intel architecture SoCs with products such as the ADI Ocracoke Island SBC, will help customers develop a wide range of security, IP telephony, WiMax and Wi-Fi routing applications.”

The Ocracoke Island SBC is available in production volumes as a low-cost single board computer. ADI also offers turnkey OEM appliances based on its new SBC. Development kits for the Ocracoke Island SBC are available to enable evaluation of the Intel EP80579 product line and development of software for the new ADI board.

ADI and its partners Intoto, Axxcelera and Insyde Software will showcase multiple demonstrations of the Ocracoke Island SBC as a WiMAX access and security device at the Intel Developer Forum. Please visit ADI’s booth #150 in the System on Chip Community.

About ADI Engineering Inc.
ADI Engineering Inc. is a leading provider of single board computers and custom design-through-production services for embedded Intel® Architecture processors. Founded in 1990, ADI helps OEMs to get their Intel-based products to market quickly and with low risk. Headquartered in Charlottesville, VA, ADI Engineering is a privately held company and is an Associate member of the Intel® Embedded and Communications Alliance ( For more information about ADI Engineering, please call (434) 978-2888.

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