New module offers higher performance for medical healthcare, retail and IoT applications

02-03-2017 | Portwell | Subs & Systems

Portwell has announced the release of the PCOM-B642VG, a Type 6 COM Express Basic (125mm x 95mm) module based on the 7th generation Intel Core desktop processor (codenamed Kaby Lake-S) and Intel Q170, H110 and C236 Express chipset. The device is the company’s second module with desktop CPU and one of their new ideas to offer customers higher computing power but lower cost compared to mobile solutions.

The module supports Intel Turbo Boost Technology via Intel Core i5 and i7 processors, Intel vPro Technology via Q170 chipset for superior remote capabilities and Intel Hyper-threading Technology via Intel Core™ i7 processors. It’s also designed with new advanced features offered by the 7th generation Intel Core processors that boost IoT designs from the edge to the cloud, including Intel® SGX (Software Guard Extensions), Intel MPX (Memory Guard Extensions), additional HSIO (High Speed Input/Output) with increased flexibility, and expanded HW/GPU accelerated codec support. In addition, the device delivers greater graphics performance, stunning Ultra HD 4K display across three independent displays, as well as faster 3D and video playback capability, while maintaining improved energy efficiency. These enhanced features and performance translate into improved security and reduced manageability cost, making the device an ideal solution for medical healthcare systems, defence equipment, retail systems and IoT application design across a broad spectrum of industries.

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