24 February 2009 Module drives performance up RadiSys Corporation has introduced the RadiSys Procelerant Z500 module, a 85 x 70mm module compatible with the Type 2 COM Express pin out. The module enables equipment manufacturers to shrink devices, stretch battery life and increase processing performance while also cutting manufacturing costs. The Procelerant Z500 module has feature support specifically for handheld and mobile applications, such as 1GB memory down, a MicroSD socket, a slim line profile and an extended input voltage range for battery power. In addition, the module incorporates General Software Embedded BIOS with accompanying design tools that supports implementation of a smart battery subsystem and thermal management. The Procelerant Z500 module also adds capabilities to the integrated processor and chipset, such as SATA storage support and Gigabit Ethernet network connectivity. Author Chris Shaw Comment on this article Websites http://www.radisys.com Companies RadiSys Ltd This material is protected by MA Business copyright See Terms and Conditions. One-off usage is permitted but bulk copying is not. For multiple copies contact the sales team. What you think about this article: Add your comments Name Email Comments Your comments/feedback may be edited prior to publishing. Not all entries will be published. Please view our Terms and Conditions before leaving a comment.