Around this time of year there tends to be a flurry of activity in most companies as
product families are created or updated for the coming year. Concept designs
and platforms can be used to test customer interest at tradeshows and on
roadshows so that specifications can be finalized to maximize market appeal. When
resources are tight it is a good idea for OEMs to find a partner to help them
get the show on the road.
Custom system design services can quickly get you a prototype of your product
idea. By turning ideas into reality, you can gather customer input and mitigate your risk when
entering a new product category or utilizing a new product technology, such as
multicore, content security or advanced management technologies. By selecting a
vendor with a broad product line of motherboards, SBCs and systems as your design
partner you can make sure that you achieve the optimum configuration. Once you have
zeroed in on a processor, your design partner should use the chipset designed for
that processor, so that you can access to the full capabilities and performance of the
What does that mean to you? If your vision is a new fanless small form factor system,
you can take advantage of the Intel GMA 500 controller that supports full hardware acceleration
of H.264, MPEG2, VC1 and WMV9, as well as up to 4 streams of HD audio by using
the Kontron KTUS15/minITX motherboard with the Intel® Atom™ and the Intel®
System Controller Hub US15W combination.
Get ready for 09.
Kontron – Nancy Pantone