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Date: 10/22/2015
Advantech-Innocore Harnesses the Power of the New AMD Embedded R-Series SOC for its Latest Casino Gaming Platform
October 22nd , 2015 Taipei –  Advantech-Innocore, the established leader in specialized computer platforms for casino gaming and lottery, is pleased to announce the latest member of its highly successful DPX® S –Series products, the DPX-S440. Based on the new AMD Embedded R-Series SOC (formerly codenamed “Merlin Falcon”) high performance embedded platform, the DPX-S440 is a hugely capable single board integrated solution with a full feature set of I/O, COMs, storage and advanced security designed specifically for the gaming industry.

 
Featuring the AMD Embedded R-Series SOC with AMD Radeon™ R7 Graphics the DPX-S440 gives the gaming OEM “Best in class” integrated GPUperformance with the capabilities to drive higher resolution displays including up to three 4k displays for the next generation of immersive graphics- intensive gaming machines.

The AMD Radeon™ R7 Graphics in the R-Series SOC platform pushes the performance bar of integrated graphics up considerably with 3rd Gen Graphics Core Next Architecture (Up to 8 CU) sporting features including Direct X 12 support as well as UVD 6 with H.265 4K 60fps decode.
Three independent monitors are supported via three DisplayPort 1.2 DP++ ports and for even higher performance the standard PCI-Express graphics card slot allows the DPX-S440 to support the latest discrete graphics cards.

 
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“Immersive graphics and GPU compute are becoming evermore important in a number of industries, ranging from gaming to medical imaging and even networking,” said Scott Aylor, corporate vice president and general manager, AMD Embedded Solutions. “We’re pleased that Advantech-Innocore chose the new AMD Embedded R-Series SOC as the basis for their new DPX-S440 single board computer. With superior GPU compute capabilities, it’s an ideal fit.”  The AMD Embedded R-Series SOC platform ensures customers a long lived and future ready platform.  As the latest member of the field proven DPX-S Series, the DPX-S440 is backwards compatible with previous models giving existing customers an easy migration path to the fastest technology available. The DPX-S440 supports Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 and embedded Microsoft operating systems as well as Linux.

The all-in-one platform offers all the hardware interfaces, onboard features and security needed for a typical slot machine for the regulated casino gaming market. The gaming subsystem is field proven and approved by regulatory labs for markets worldwide. Leveraging this proven technology combined with the latest AMD high performance R-Series SOC APUs, the gaming OEM can benefit from low risk, fast time to market for the next generation gaming product.

Key Features

·         Very high performance AMD® R-Series SOC platform

·         Dual and Quad Core SOC APUs

·         Comprehensive gaming features

·         High performance integrated AMD Radeon and/or PCI-Express graphics

·         Easy integration for gaming applications

·         Full featured Driver API for IO and security

·         Proven format