PRLog - Jan. 18, 2012 - SON, Netherlands -- Advantech releases the cutting-edge graphics digital signage media player ARK-DS306 and it will be showcased at the upcoming Integrated Systems Europe in Amsterdam. The ARK-DS306 is powered by an AMD Embedded G-Series APU with the AMD A50M Fusion Controller Hub system chipset, and provides a power-efficient platform for high-performance multi-media content delivery. Based on this new APU platform, ARK-DS306 offers an outstanding visual experience with full multi-media capability, while maintaining very low power consumption. It is an excellent high performance solution for versatile digital signage applications.
Cutting-edge Graphics Performance with Power-efficient Design
ARK-DS306 is powered by either a dual-core AMD Embedded G-Series APU, model G-T40N at 1.0GHz or the single-core model G-T44R at 1.2 GHz, and also option of low power dual core model G-T40E at 1.0 GHz or the single-core model G-T40R 1.0 GHz paired with the AMD A50M FCH system chipset and 1 x DDR3 memory support up to 4 GB. The AMD Embedded G-Series APU features a very low 9-watt Thermal Design Power (TDP) and enables a fanless design, which provides a power-efficient platform for high-performance multi-media content delivery. ARK-DS306 offers cutting-edge graphics performance, but with low power consumption.
Compact and Fanless with Versatile I/O Functions
Though only a compact 204 x 44.2 x 118.2 mm, the ARK-DS306 provides versatile multiple expansion slots and I/Os, such as 2 x video output interfaces: VGA + HDMI, 2 x USBs, 2 x COMs (RS-232), audio IOs and supports internal 1 x Mini PCIe interfaces for add-on functions such as wireless networks and TV tuner cards.
ARK-DS306 will be available in the middle of March in Europe. For more information, please contact Advantech sales representative, or visit our website. http://www.advantech.eu/
AMD Embedded G-Series APU-based DigitalSignage platform
-Single- or dual-core AMD Embedded G-Series processor + AMD A50M FCH, 1 x DDR3 memory support up to 4 GB
-Support for DirectX®11, 2D/3D acceleration, dual display: HDMI, VGA
-Supports 2 GLAN, HD audio, I/O interface with 2 x COMs, 2 x USBs
-Highly expandable via internal Mini PCIe interface (e.g.: WLAN, 3G or TV tuner)
-2 x RS-232 ports for convenient system integration and applications
-Compact, low-profile design for easy installation
-Supports VESA mounting
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Advantech is a leader in providing trusted, innovative products, services and solutions, offering comprehensive system integration, hardware, software, customer-centric design services, embedded systems, automation products, and global logistics support.