Eurotech Launches CPU-1440, a Low Power PC/104+ Board With True ISA and DOS Support

The CPU-1440 is the latest fanless, low power platform for x86 embedded applications that need rugged performance, long term support and compatibility with legacy hardware and software

COLUMBIA, Md., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eurotech , a leading supplier of embedded technologies, products and systems, today announces the launch of the CPU-1440, a new low power PC/104+ module based on the Vortex86DX processor. At less than 4W of power consumption and fanless operation, the CPU-1440 provides x86 compatibility for legacy applications using DOS, as well as for more current PC/104+ embedded applications using Linux and Windows CE.

The flexibility and performance capabilities of Eurotech's CPU-1440 make it ideal for installations requiring rugged construction and high reliability, such as those in transportation applications. The CPU-1440 features soldered down RAM and an onboard Flash Disk with extended temperature range options (-40 to +70 degrees C).

This small form factor board (97 x 100mm) offers PC/104 and PC/104+ bus expansion with true ISA support, providing a simple to use, very efficient platform for existing and new applications.

With a streamlined design and fully featured development kits, the CPU-1440 is the ideal platform for any application where robustness and reliability are a must, such as in machine controllers, sealed thin clients, POS and MMI systems, industrial gateways and many more.

CPU-1440 Development Kit

Eurotech development kits offer a ready to run application development environment with a choice of preinstalled operating systems and drivers. The CPU-1440 Development Kit allows users to start application development immediately: featuring the CPU-1440 board, a break out board giving standard peripheral connectors, the user's choice of pre-ported operating system (DOS, Linux or WinCE) and an integrated display, this easy to use development kit cuts development time and allows full access to all board features.

Availability – The CPU-1440 board and Development Kit are available to order now.

About Eurotech

Eurotech is a listed global company (ETH.MI) that integrates hardware, software, services and expertise to deliver embedded computing platforms and sub-systems to leading OEMs, system integrators and enterprise customers for successful and efficient deployment of their products and services. Drawing on concepts of minimalist computing, Eurotech lowers power draw, minimizes physical size and reduces coding complexity to bring sensors, embedded platforms, sub-systems, ready-to-use devices and high performance computers to market, specializing in defense, transportation, industrial and medical segments. By combining domain expertise in wireless connectivity as well as communications protocols, Eurotech architects platforms that simplify data capture, processing and transfer over unified communications networks. Our customers rely on us to simplify their access to state-of-art embedded technologies so they can focus on their core competencies. Learn more about Eurotech at www.eurotech.com.