AMD Offers New Products, Expands AMD64 Longevity Program to Further Support Embedded Market
-Second-Generation AMD Opteron processors and AMD Athlon 64 X2 dual-core processors added to AMD64 Longevity Program; AMD Geode LX900 processor debuts; increased support for AMD's embedded systems customers-
Embedded World, Nürnberg, GERMANY -- February 13, 2007 --At the Embedded World Exhibition & Conference this week, AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced the next step in the evolution of its embedded business - including the addition of Second-Generation AMD Opteron processors and AMD Athlon 64 X2 dual-core processors to the AMD64 Longevity Program, plus the release of the new AMD Geode LX900@1.5W processor. With a commitment to lowering customers' time to market, AMD is also offering several new Reference Design Kits (RDKs). Spanning high-end to very low power embedded markets, these new AMD solutions are part of a continued focus on delivering a stable, consistent, high-performance architecture for embedded designers.
"Today we are significantly expanding our embedded market support," said Greg White, vice president, Embedded Computing Solutions Division, AMD. "We believe that only AMD can offer embedded designers scalable and powerful, yet energy- and cost-efficient, products and solutions that leverage the most flexible x86 platforms available. Our customer-centric approach to innovation means we offer solutions that not only meet, but also exceed design requirements and performance expectations."
As a testament to the broad adoption of AMD processors by embedded designers and the support of AMD's vision for the future in the embedded market, WIN Enterprises also announced today that it is offering the first Single Board Computer (SBC) embedded design featuring the Second-Generation AMD Opteron processor with DDR2 memory. More information is available at www.win-ent.com.
"WIN Enterprises is excited to be the first AMD embedded industry technology partner to provide a single board computing solution based on the Second-Generation AMD Opteron processor," said Matt Stevenson, Chief Architect of WIN Enterprises. "The use of the processor in embedded designs represents a significant advancement in providing cost-effective, small form factor computing that will serve an ever-widening range of applications." Read more...