Power-efficient COM Express computer on module with Intel Atom introduced by Kontron

ECHING, Germany, 27 April 2012. Kontron AG in Eching, Germany, is introducing the COMe-cCT6 COM Express compact computer-on-module based on next-generation Intel Atom processors with 32-nanometer technology. The company’s energy-efficient multicore module for cost- and power-sensitive applications like kiosks and digital signs.

The module in three multicore performance levels. Compared to embedded computing applications based on previous generations of Intel Atom, it offers twice the graphics capability, as much as 28 percent higher processor performance, and half of the processor thermal design power.

The module measures 95 by 95 millimeter. Integrated decoding hardware keeps processor load to a minimum when decoding 1080-pixel videos, and runs on a 4.75-to-20-volt DC power supply. Power management Intel Deeper Sleep and Intel Rapid Start Technology. The module also enables connected usage in which an instant Internet connection is available.

The Kontron COMe-cCT6 has as much as 4 gigabytes of fast on-board DDR3 800/1600 system memory, integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3600/3650, HDCP support via HDMI 1.3a, and DisplayPort 1.1. Systems designers can connect monitors via the common LVDS and VGA interfaces.

The board offers two SATA II 300-megabyte-per-second interfaces, eight USB 2.0 ports, Gigabit Ethernet, and three PCI-Express x1 lanes. On-board flash memory is available as an option. Software support includes Wind River VxWorks 6.8, Linux, Windows XP, XPe, WEC 7 and WES 7 where Windows 8 support is planned.

For more information contact Kontron online at www.kontron.com.

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