Avalue's EPI-QM57 Gained an "Editor's Choice" Award From, PC/104 and Small Form Factors Magazine, A Leading Publication in the Embedded Computing Industry
Taipei, Taiwan. May, 2010
Avalue’s January launched product, EPI-QM57, was chosen as an Editor's Choice product award, published in the 2010 PC/104 and Small Form Factors Resource Guide. This award from OpenSystem Media is aimed at the latest SFF computing boards which are equipped with the Intel® Core™ i3/i5/i7 products, and gives it a quick look at various board-level applications in today’s embedded markets. The EPI-QM57 is a form factor of EPIC, with next-generation Intel® Core™ i7 processors adopted and new Windows 7 OS compatible.
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No matter whose idea Windows 7 was, the latest and greatest OS from Microsoft is making its foray into the embedded small form factor space. Taking advantage of this momentum, Avalue Technology has released the EPI-QM57 EPIC board with support for Windows 7 and other Windows flavors as well as Linux OSs. Two CPU options are available for the EPI-QM57: Intel Core i7-620LE or the ultra-low-voltage Core i7-620UE, featuring Intel Turbo Boost and Hyper-Threading technologies. The board’s rich I/O set includes one EIDE, two COM, four SATA, and eight USB 2.0 ports plus 16-bit GPIO and an external CompactFlash socket. One PCI Express x1 interface and an optional 34 mm ExpressCard slot enable expansion for wireless connectivity, video, or extra storage in addition to the 4 GB of SDRAM available. Besides supporting DVI, dual-channel 18/24-bit LVDS, VGA, and dual-display configurations, the board integrates a touch-screen interface allowing Panel PC setup and two GbE interfaces for rapid connection.
About Avalue Technology
Avalue Technology is a professional industrial computer manufacturing company, which is dedicated to developing the x86 and RISC architecture products, including embedded computers, single board computers （SBC）, Systems-on-Modules / ETX （SoM / ETX）, industrial motherboards, all-purpose panel PCs, and barebone products, etc. Having expanded, Avalue offers its expertise on PCB / Assembly / BIOS version control and after-sales all type of services. An ISO-9001 certified company, Avalue Technology offers assurance to customers in every aspect of its business. With its headquarter located in Taiwan, Avalue has global branch offices, including one one in Shanghai to handle the local market, and two in the United States, New Jersey and California. In addition, Avalue Technology operates an extensive distribution network to accommodate and serve customers all over the world. www.avalue.com.tw