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IoT Gateway leverages Intel Quark SoC X1000 series.

July 18, 2014 - Adopting single-core 32 nm IntelŽ Quark™ SoC X1000, Portwell PI-81A0 integrates such features as dual 10/100 Fast Ethernet, one USB 2.0 Host port, one USB 2.0 Device port, and 8-channel ADC input interface. There is also 512 KB on-chip flash memory, SRAM, and integrated DDR3 memory controller (support up to 2G@800MTs) as well as optional WiFi or wireless module. Wind River OS system and McAfee security software solutions are also included, and customization is available.
Original Press release

American Portwell Technology
44200 Christy St.
Fremont, CA, 94538

Portwell Announces PI-81A0 IoT Gateway based on Intel Quark SoC X1000 Series

FREMONT, CALIF. — Portwell, a premier member of the IntelŽ IoT Solutions Alliance (ISA), announced the Portwell PI-81A0 IoT gateway based on the new IntelŽ Quark™ SoC X1000 series as part of the IntelŽ Gateway Solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT).

Portwell brings many years of embedded computing expertise in the industrial automation, network security and medical equipment markets for an extensive variety of Intelligent Gateway applications. In addition to this version of the IntelŽ Quark™ SoC X1000 series based solutions, Portwell also plans to offer other IntelŽ architecture based Intelligent Gateways, many will be packaged with Wind RiverŽ Intelligent Device Platform (IDP) and McAfeeŽ Security stack.

The Portwell PI-81A0 adopts the single-core 32nm IntelŽ Quark™ SoC X1000. The PI-81A0 IoT gateway is designed with several highly-integrated features, including dual 10/100 Fast Ethernet, one USB 2.0 Host port, one USB 2.0 Device port, and 8-channel analog-to-digital convertor input interface. In addition, it features 512-kilobytes of on-chip flash memory, SRAM and an integrated DDR3 memory controller (support up to 2G@800MTs), and an optional WiFi or Wireless module.

The PI-81A0 includes Wind River operating system and McAfee security software solutions.  Portwell also provides speedy customization support and service for volume OEMs, including hardware design, mechanical design, complete system integration and manufacturing.

Product details:

Product availability: In addition to American Portwell Technology, Inc., the Portwell PI-81A0 IoT gateway is also available through Arrow Electronics, Inc. and Avnet, Inc.

About American Portwell Technology

American Portwell Technology, Inc., is a world-leading innovator in the embedded computing market and a Premier member of the IntelŽ IoT Solutions Alliance. American Portwell Technology designs, manufactures and markets a complete range of PICMG computer boards, embedded computer boards and systems, rackmount systems and network appliances for both OEMs and ODMs. American Portwell is an ISO 9001:2008, ISO 13485:2003 and ISO 14001:2004 certified company. The company is located in Fremont, California. For more information about American Portwell’s extensive turnkey solutions and private-label branding service, call 1-877-APT-8899, email or visit us at

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Product Contact:

Scott Chen

Product Manager

American Portwell Technology, Inc.


Media Contact:

Susan Wei

Marketing Executive

American Portwell Technology, Inc.

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