AAEON Releases Newest UP Board, UP Xtreme Lite

July 29, 2020 Perry Cohen

AAEON released its newest UP Board, the UP Xtreme Lite, which features 8th Gen Intel Core processors including the i3, i5, and i7 (formerly Whiskey Lake).

“With Intel’s 8th Generation Core processors and scalable design, the UP Xtreme Lite offers great performance and value for developers who require greater performance for their applications,” said the product manager at AAEON’s UP Division. “With great expandability and support for AI applications, UP Xtreme Lite helps to bridge the gap to more powerful solutions for developers on a budget.”

The latest edition of UP Board provides scalability and supports up to 16 GB SO-DIMM memory and SATA III (6.0 Gb/s) available with SATA port and M.2 2280 slot. Further, its expandability includes M.2 2230 E-Key slot, M.2 2280 M/B-Key supporting two PCIe [x1] lanes and M.2 3042/3052 B-Key.

Per the company, UP Xtreme Lite is designed to be quickly adaptable to any edge computing application. For easy connection, it has four USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports, two COM ports, 40-pin HAT header, and more on-board connectors.

As far as networking goes, UP Xtreme supports Wi-Fi expansion and includes SIM card modules and two Gigabit Ethernet ports – making it ideal for IoT or edge network gateways. Additionally, it supports 5G modules and 4G/LTE communication.

For more information, visit www.aaeon.com.

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