Avnet Integrated Ready-to-use computer-on-modules

Jens Plachetka, Manager Board Platforms, Avnet Integrated: »By integrating AMD's R1000 processors into high-performance COM Express modules, we are responding to increased market demand for a technical solution that offers high graphics performance with low power dissipation and optimized costs. The integration of R1000 processors into SMARC 2.0 modules is in preparation.«

High graphics performance with low power dissipation: Avnet Integrated has integrated AMD's recently introduced R1000 embedded processor family into COM Express Type 6 modules.

The new processor technology can be quickly implemented in compact embedded systems with the ready-to-use computer-on-modules. The desired performance data can be scaled via the processor platform.

The R1000-based module platform in COM Express Compact format is characterized by high graphics performance, which can also replace an external solution, and low power dissipation of 12 to 25 W. The module platform is based on the R1000 standard. In addition to the R1000 APU with two cores, the modules integrate a dual channel DDR4 memory with optional ECC. In addition to the common embedded interfaces such as PCI Express, there are connections for up to three independent 4k displays. Some module variants are designed for the industrial temperature range from -40 °C to +85 °C. The module versions are available in a variety of sizes. The boards developed for the embedded market are available at least ten years after the processor's product launch.

Typical applications for the R1000-based COM Express module family are applications with high graphics requirements and large data volumes, e.g. in medical technology, HMI systems, gaming and entertainment products.

The R1000 embedded processor family has the same architecture as AMD's V1000 processors. Both processor families are socket compatible and thus allow application-specific scaling in terms of performance and costs. In addition to the R1000, Avnet Integrated also offers V1000-based product variants to provide customers with the full power spectrum. Samples will be available from August 2019 and volume production is planned for the end of 2019.