IBASE Technology, manufacturer of single board computers and embedded systems, is introducing the SI-18 Signature Book – an ultra-compact digital signage player powered by the AMD Embedded G-Series APU.
The AMD Embedded G-Series APU, packs two (2) CPU cores and eighty (80) GPU cores on one piece of silicon. It supports applications DirectX® 11, Direct Compute 11, OpenCLTM 1.1 and OpenGL 3.2 . Also included is AMD’s UVD3 hardware video decoder which handles full HD playback of MPEG2, MPEG4, H.264, WMV9 and VC-1 video streams.
The SI-18 measures 4.9” x 4.9” x 1.3” and features an industrial grade all metal chassis with integrated mounting brackets. Near universal display compatibility is ensured by the Hybrid-DVI connector supporting DVI, HDMI and VGA displays. SI-18 systems come standard with an AMD Embedded G-Series T56N processor, 2GB of DDR3 memory, 160GB of hard drive storage and gigabit Ethernet Maximum power consumption is an efficient 25 Watts.
“IBASE has been ahead of the game in terms of understanding that qraphics quality and multi-display capabilities are key attributes for the maturing digital signage market,” said Buddy Broeker, director, Embedded Solutions, AMD. “As a long-time AMD Embedded Solutions technology partner, we know iBASE is on the cutting-edge for digital signage systems and their adoption of the AMD Embedded G-Series platform will let their customers take advantage of the unique size, power and performance advantages of our APUs.”