Advantech has announced that it is expanding its range of embedded systems with the new AMD Ryzen V2000 Series for its Mini-ITX and COM Express products.

According to Advantech these embedded products will be able to deliver improved levels of performance and accelerate the 'revolution' in Edge AIoT applications.

The AMD Ryzen Embedded V2000 Series employs an innovative 7nm process technology. The ‘Zen 2' cores and high-performance AMD Radeon graphics package deliver breakthrough performance combined with much lower power consumption. This optimised architecture offers 15 percent improved performance in Instructions Per Clock (IPC), with a higher number of cores delivering up to 30 percent better single-thread CPU performance and up to 40 percent enhanced graphics performance when compared with the previous generation.

Intended for markets such as retail, medical, automation and gaming, as well as embedded applications in Thin Client, MiniPC and Edge systems, the first samples of the upcoming products - the SOM-6872 (COM Express Module) and the AIMB-229 (mini iTX) - will be available at the beginning of 2021.

Both will feature an AMD Embedded Ryzen 7nm SoC with AMD V2000 APU and eight cores with 16 threads. TDP rating of 12~25W and 35~54W are available, using FP5 BGA footprint. Each system boasts a 7th Generation RADEON Graphics Core, with up to seven computing units running at 1.6GHz. Decode & Encode for H.265 are supplied as standard with 10b HEVC.

Four independent video streams use four independent display pipes. Dual channel memory offers up to 64GB.

The SOM-6872 includes up to three DDI ports; DP1.4/ HDCP 2.3; HDMI HDCP 1.4 & 2.3; LVDS 2-CH 18/24-bit; eDP1.3 and VGA.

The AIMB-229 comes with two DP++ (via USB-C connector); two HDMI 2.0; two LAN Ports; eight USB Ports; two M.2 Slots; 16-bit GPIO; six COM Ports, and TPM.

Further V2000 products are set to be launched by Advantech during 2021.

"Our customers rely on us to deliver innovative embedded products with superior performance and reliable hardware design to accelerate the revolution of Edge AIoT applications. The planned longevity with CPU and GPU integration of the V2000 Series from AMD will help us continue to offer leading performance to the embedded market," said Rex Lee, Director at Advantech.