ADLINK Extends 3U VPX Product Portfolio to Include Rugged, High Performance GPGPU Blade
VPX3G10 offers high resolution graphics capabilities for defense, radar, sonar, UAV and ground vehicle applications
SAN JOSE, CA – ADLINK Technology, a leading global provider of cloud-based services, intelligent gateways, and embedded building blocks for edge devices that enable the Internet of Things (IoT), today introduced the VPX3G10, featuring a discreet VPX graphics blade with the 384 CUDA core NVIDIA GeForce GT 745M GPU matched with the NVIDIA VPX GPGPU card for multi-core parallel processing power. The VPX3G10 is designed to enhance CPU multi-events processing and video decoding efficiency, big data comparison and system simulation computing power, and graphics processing performance while also reducing large CPU load and supporting optimal output of multiple video streams in each of up to four displays.
The 3U VPX3G10 GPGPU blade is offered in both conduction-cooled (VPX3G10-R2) and air-cooled (VPX3G10-A1) models and is compatible with our VPX3000 3U processor blade, featuring a quad-core Intel® Core™ i7 processor with QM77 Express chipset. The VPX3G10 offers 2GB of GDDR5 memory, providing high-bandwidth access to data during massively parallel GPGPU algorithm processing, and follows the VITA 46.4 PCI Express® on VPX Fabric Connector specification. A maximum of four display output channels can be active at any one time, with support for single-link DVI x4 and VGA x1 to P2 ports (VGA on front panel in air-cooled model). Additional features include PCIe x16 Gen3 (x16/x8/x4/x1) ports and OS support for Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Red Hat Linux 6.5.
"Our latest 3U VPX platform is proof of our commitment to the VPX form factor and its rugged applications,” said Yong Luo, head of ADLINK’s Embedded Computing Product Segment. “The VPX3G10’s high resolution and high performance graphics capabilities are ideally suited for military uses such as 3D and tactical simulation, as well as surveillance, soldier training, and geographic database systems.” The VPX3G10 GPGPU blade and VPX3000 processor blade are available as part of a VPX development solution to help customers reduce technical risks, development time and associated costs. ADLINK’s VPX starter kit provides the necessary hardware—including backplane, test frame and peripheral cards—and standard BIOS/firmware for system verification, board-to-board communication validation and compatibility testing.
ADLINK Technology is enabling the Internet of Things (IoT) with innovative embedded computing solutions for edge devices, intelligent gateways and cloud services. ADLINK’s products are application-ready for industrial automation, communications, medical, defense, transportation, and infotainment industries. Our product range includes motherboards, blades, chassis, modules, and systems based on industry standard form factors, as well as an extensive line of test & measurement products and smart touch computers, displays and handhelds that support the global transition to always connected systems. Many products are Extreme Rugged™, supporting extended temperature ranges, shock and vibration.
ADLINK is a Premier Member of the Intel® Internet of Things Solutions Alliance and is active in several standards organizations, including PCI Industrial Computer Manufacturers Group (PICMG), PXI Systems Alliance (PXISA), and Standardization Group for Embedded Technologies (SGeT).
ADLINK is a global company with headquarters in Taiwan and manufacturing in Taiwan and China; R&D and integration in Taiwan, China, the US, and Germany; and an extensive network of worldwide sales and support offices. ADLINK is ISO-9001, ISO-14001, ISO-13485 and TL9000 certified and is publicly traded on the TAIEX Taiwan Stock Exchange (stock code: 6166).
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