Power-stingy single-board computer from General Micro Systems aims at hand-held or body-worn military applications

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif., 16 June 2010. General Micro Systems Inc. (GMS) in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., is introducing an Intel Atom-based rugged single-board computer called the Atom XPC40x with extremely low power consumption for embedded computing in hand-held or body-worn aerospace and defense applications.

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RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif., 16 June 2010. General Micro Systems Inc. (GMS) in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., is introducing an Intel Atom-based rugged single-board computer called the Atom XPC40x with extremely low power consumption for embedded computing in hand-held or body-worn electronics in aerospace and defense applications.

The rugged computer board accommodates 64 gigabytes of storage via onboard solid-state disk in its 3.5-by-2.5-by-0.5-inch package, has 533 MHz DDR-2 SDRAM, and is powered by a 1.6 GHz Intel Atom processor that provides 512 kilobytes of cache memory. This CPU board is built to MIL-STD-810F.

The embedded computer offers high-performance graphics with 3D acceleration, and includes five USB-2.0 ports and support for two Express Mini Cards for Wi-Fi, CanBus or other user I/O. the board consumes power at 3 Watts average, and 10 Watts peak, and is designed to operate at -40 to 85 degrees Celsius with a maximum thermal gain of 5 C above ambient.

The Atom XPC40x and XP40x support Windows XP/XPE, LINUX and VxWorks. For more information contact General Micro Systems online at www.gms4sbc.com.

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