Taipei, Friday, March 24, 2017 04:21 (GMT+8)
scattered showers
Taipei
18°C
AMD introduces APU for embedded market
Press release; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES [Thursday 20 January 2011]

AMD has announced immediate availability of the new AMD G-series accelerated processing unit (APU) for embedded systems. The AMD G-series, based on AMD Fusion technology, delivers a complete, full-featured embedded platform and incorporates the new low-power, x86 CPU based on the Bobcat core with a DirectX 11-capable GPU and parallel processing engine on a single piece of silicon.

Embedded systems based on the G-series are available today or expected to launch in the coming weeks from companies including Advansus, Compulab, Congatec, Fujitsu, Haier, iEi, Kontron, Mitec, Quixant, Sintrones, Starnet, WebDT and Wyse, the vendor said.

Expected products include graphics-intensive solutions like digital signage, Internet-ready set top boxes (STBs), mobile and desktop thin clients, casino gaming machines, point-of-sale (POS) kiosks, and small form factor PCs, as well as single board computers (SBCs).

The open development ecosystem for the G-series platform includes multiple BIOS options, support for various Microsoft Windows, Linux, and real-time operating systems, the integrated OpenCL programming environment, and source-level debug tools.

AMD also provides a dedicated design support team to help customers create distinctive new products and bring them to market quickly as well as online resources include an embedded developer portal, AMD embedded product selection guide and customer-submitted details on available boards and complete systems, the company said.

AMD G-series platform specifications

Item

Detail

CPU

1 or 2 x86 Bobcat CPU cores with 1MB L2 cache, 64-bit floating point unit and 1.6GHz clock speed.

TDP

9W and 18W

Memory

DDR3 800-1066 memory with support for 64-bit channel and 2 DIMM slots.

Graphics output

DirectX 11 capable graphics engine

Source: Company, compiled by Digitimes, January 2011

Applications based on AMD G-series platform

Applications based on AMD G-series platform
Photo: Company

Realtime news
  • Samsung, eSilicon tape out 14nm network processor with Rambus 28G SerDes solution

    Bits + chips | 7h 7min ago

  • Apple iPhone 6s tops list of best-selling smartphones for 2016, says IHS

    Mobile + telecom | 7h 10min ago

  • ASE says no plan to set up local site in US for packaging services

    Bits + chips | 7h 12min ago

  • SAS suffers net loss per share of NT$2.77 for 2016

    Before Going to Press | 7h 23min ago

  • Digitimes Research: 3G/4G becomes mainstream in India in 2016-2017

    Before Going to Press | 7h 24min ago

  • Nintendo expects to ship 20 million Switch devices in first year, say Taiwan makers

    Before Going to Press | 7h 26min ago

  • Everlight Electronics nets NT$4.13 per share for 2016

    Before Going to Press | 7h 27min ago

  • Lenovo plans to offer 3-5 Mods smartphone accessories a quarter

    Before Going to Press | 7h 28min ago

  • Chunghwa Telecom procures 4G equipment from Nokia

    Before Going to Press | 7h 31min ago

  • AUO procures TFT-LCD equipment

    Before Going to Press | 7h 32min ago

  • India market: Handset sales proportion from online channels rises to nearly 35%

    Before Going to Press | 7h 32min ago

  • Systex nets NT$4.50 per share for 2016

    Before Going to Press | 7h 35min ago

  • Bright Led Electronics to hand out 2016 dividend of NT$0.80

    Before Going to Press | 7h 36min ago

  • GMT to deal out 2016 dividend of NT$5

    Before Going to Press | 7h 38min ago

  • TSMC to begin 7nm tape-out in 2H17

    Before Going to Press | 7h 38min ago

  • Win Semi to deal out cash dividend of NT$4.50 for 2016

    Before Going to Press | 7h 39min ago

  • SPIL to pay NT$1.75 cash dividend for 2016

    Before Going to Press | 7h 46min ago

  • InterServ International to not hand out 2016 dividend

    Before Going to Press | 7h 48min ago

  • Oppo actively tapping overseas markets

    Before Going to Press | 7h 49min ago

  • Audio IC firm C-Media 2016 profits fall to 3-year low

    Before Going to Press | 7h 50min ago

Pause
 | 
View more
UMC
Intel strategies in the mobile device market
Analysis of China revised domestic semiconductor industry goals
  • Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets

    As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various mobile broadband markets in ASEAN and looks at the respective trends in 4G LTE development for those markets.

  • 2015 global tablet demand forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a 2015 forecast for the global tablet market and analyzes the strategies of key market players such as Google, Apple, Intel, and Microsoft.

  • 2015 China smartphone panel trend forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the strategies of key China-based major panel makers BOE, Tianma and IVO for attacking the different market segments through technology and pricing, and their relationship to local vendors Huawei, Lenovo, ZTE, Xiaomi and Coolpad.