VIA Technologies introduced APC Rock and Paper. APC Rock is a board for prototyping projects. It is a complete redesign of the original APC module. APC Paper, which features a recycled cardboard case, is an embedded computer for connecting to the Internet without the need for Windows applications. Both Rock and Paper run a custom Android system built for keyboard and mouse input.
element14 and Raspberry Pi launched a new 512MB board version of the credit-card sized computer. The Raspberry Pi 512MB board is priced at $35. This is the same price as the previous board, which only has half the RAM as the new model. The additional memory enables the Raspberry Pi to run a future version of an Android 4.0 operating system. The Raspberry Pi 512MB computer is ideal for multimedia, high-memory and mobile applications.
WinSystems introduced the PPM-DC-ATX power supply. The PC/104-Plus DC/DC power supply is ideal for PC/104, EPIC, and EBX single board computers that support ATX power controls. The PPM-DC-ATX features a wide voltage input range from 10 to 50 volts, which allows the unit to operate with 12, 24, or 48 volt battery-operated or distributed DC power systems. The WinSystems PPM-DC-ATX power supply is available now for $249.
VIA Technologies introduced the EITX-3002 Em-ITX form factor board. The VIA EITX-3002 features VIA VX900H media system processor, 1.2GHz VIA Nano X2 E-Series or 1.0GHz VIA Eden X2 dual core processor, 17cm x 12cm Em-ITX form factor, onboard DC-to-DC converter, HDMI port, VGA port, two Gigabit Ethernet ports, dual COM ports, two USB ports, two USB 3.0 ports (optional), and power and HDD activity LEDs. The VIA EITX-3002 board is ideal for medical, healthcare, industrial and building automation, digital signage, kiosk, POI/POS, gaming and surveillance applications.
Habey USA introduced the MITX-6910 Sandy Bridge cloud capable board. The MITX-6910 module features Socket LGA 1155 (for Intel Sandy Bridge 2nd generation i3/i5/i7 processor), dual mini-PCI, two SO-DIMM slots (up to 8GB memory), two SATA 3.0, eight USB 2.0, six Serial ports, dual Gigabit Ethernet, HD audio, two DVI-I display output, internal LVDS, and dual independent displays support. The Habey MITX-6920 is ideal for scalable cloud computing applications like digital signage applications and storage servers.
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, announced that, with the assistance of Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited and Fujitsu VLSI Limited (hereafter collectively called Fujitsu), Cadence has developed a standardized die model that provides ASIC and microcontroller (MCU) designers with a comprehensive chip-package-board co-design solution.
Concurrent Technologies introduces a leading edge high performance 3U VPX-REDI single board computer based on Intel’s latest dual-core processors. The TR 501/36x is designed to comply with the OpenVPX VITA 65 standard, and utilizes the 1.86 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo SL9400 processor and the Intel® GS45 mobile class chipset both from the Intel® embedded roadmap, ensuring long term availability. The board supports up to 8 Gbytes DDR3-1066 soldered SDRAM and a wide variety of I/O interfaces including an XMC site. The rugged conduction cooled variant, TR 501/36xRC, supports VPXREDI Type 1 Two Level Maintenance.