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Rugged Fanless Embedded Computer supports IoT applications.

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Rugged Fanless Embedded Computer supports IoT applications.

Apr 01, 2016 - Powered by 2-core Intel® Celeron® N3000 or 4-core Intel Pentium® N3000 CPUs, 200 x 200 x 45 mm RICH-33B0-8171 features WADE-8171 Mini-ITX board. Up to 8 GB DDR3L SO-DIMM supports 1,333/1,600 MT/sec, and Intel HD Graphics architecture supports up to 3 displays with 4K max resolution. Along with mini PCIe interface for wireless connectivity options, connectivity is fostered via HDMI, VGA, and 2 COM (RS-232/422/485) ports with 2.5 in. HDD/SSD as well as mSATA storage interfaces.

American Portwell Technology - Newark, CA

Original Press Release

Portwell Releases a Rugged Fan-less Embedded System Powered by Intel Pentium and Celeron Processor N3000 Product Families

Press release date: Mar 30, 2016

RICH-33B0-8171 is Ideal for Kiosk, Digital Signage, Medical, and Factory Automation Applications

FREMONT, CA. – American Portwell Technology, Inc., (http://www.portwell.com) a wholly owned subsidiary of Portwell, Inc., a world-leading innovator in the Industrial PC (IPC) market and an Associate member of the Intel® Internet of Things (IoT) Solutions Alliance, announces the release of the RICH-33B0-8171. This fan-less embedded system features a choice of the Intel® Celeron® processor N3000 product family with dual cores and the Intel® Pentium® processor N3000 product family with four cores. The rugged and compact design of the RICH-33B0-8171 offers low power consumption, making it the perfect solution for applications in kiosk, POS, digital signage, medical, and the harsh environments of factory automation.

The new rugged RICH-33B0-8171 is equipped with the Portwell WADE-8171 Mini-ITX board. Based on the Intel® Pentium® and Celeron® processor N3000 product families with a 6W thermal design power (TDP), this board features Intel® HD Graphics architecture which supports up to 3 displays with a maximum resolution of 4K and twice the performance of the previous generation. The compact RICH-33B0-8171 embedded system also features DDR3L SO-DIMM up to 8GB supporting 1333/1600 MT/s; one HDMI on the rear I/O with resolution up to 3840 x 2160; one legacy VGA interface support; two COM ports for RS-232/422/485 selected by jumper; and multiple storage interfaces with 2.5” HDD/SSD, as well as mSATA. In addition, the Portwell RICH-33B0-8171 is designed especially for IoT applications. The tiny and exquisite box (200mm x 200mm x 45mm) integrates the Mini PCIe interface to provide wireless connectivity options, such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 3G/4G/GPS, and NFC functionalities. It serves as an ideal solution as an IoT gateway.

Thanks to the Intel® Pentium® and Celeron® processor N3000 series’ advancements, Portwell’s RICH-33B0-8171 embedded system delivers up to quad-core processing power and high graphics capabilities while on a compact and fan-less platform. Moreover, the rugged and compact RICH-33B0-8171 supports temperature ranging from 0ºC to 60ºC for harsh environment operations, while its fan-less design makes silent operation, reliability, low maintenance, and cost reductions possible.

With its greater processing power, Intel® HD Graphics, and flexible support for I/O interfaces, the RICH-33B0-8171 is indeed an ideal solution to fulfill the requirements of rich I/O and the demand for 4K-2K resolution.

Product details: http://www.portwell.com/products/detail.php?CUSTCHAR1=RICH-33B0-8171.

Product availability: In addition to American Portwell Technology, Inc., the Portwell RICH-33B0-8171 rugged fan-less embedded system 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 an Associate member of the Intel® Internet of Things 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 communication appliances for both OEMs and ODMs. American Portwell is an ISO 9001, ISO 13485, ISO 14001 and TL 9000 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 info@portwell.com or visit us at http://www.portwell.com.

Intel, Celeron and Pentium are registered trademarks of Intel Corporation in the United States and other countries. All other products and company names referred to herein may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies or mark holders.

Media Contact:
Susan Wei
Marketing Executive
American Portwell Technology, Inc.
510-403-3354
susanw@portwell.com

Product Contact:
Jason Chen
Product Manager
American Portwell Technology, Inc.
510-403-3362
jasonc@portwell.com