Eurotech and Freescale collaborate for the development of COM Express offerings based on QorlQ(tm) processors

Eurotech and Freescale collaborate for the development of COM Express offerings based on QorlQ(tm) processors

Eurotech to offer Freescale's QorIQ(tm) multicore processors in COM Express form factors

Amaro (Italy), June 14, 2010 – Eurotech is working with Freescale Semiconductor to establish a range of offerings that deploy the latest QorIQ™ processors from Freescale in the standard.

Eurotech’s new lineup of single-board computers is intended to help systems designers leverage the performance and energy efficiency of Freescale’s QorIQ multicore processors in a standard form factor.

“Through this effort, Eurotech extends its technology portfolio to include the most advanced Freescale multicore products available,” said Giampietro Tecchiolli, VP and CTO of the . “This initiative will expand Eurotech’s product portfolio and open new opportunities for growth in segments such as Networking, Defense and Medical”.

By releasing a family of COM Express modules and development kits based on QorIQ processors, Eurotech will empower customers worldwide with a very flexible foundation for the implementation of solutions targeted at a large number of applications.

By unleashing the capabilities of the QorIQ platform in the COM Express form factor, Eurotech offers a clear path to a broad range of solutions able to address the requirements of established applications such as industrial real-time control as well as new and demanding technologies, such as (, also known as 4G).

It is expected that the availability of the new range of boards and development kits will continue the strong market adoption that QorIQ devices are experiencing.

About Eurotech

Eurotech, a global company listed on the Milan stock exchange (ETH.MI), integrates hardware, software, services, and expertise to deliver embedded computing platforms and sophisticated systems to leading OEMs, system integrators, and enterprise customers for successful and efficient deployment of their products and services. Drawing on concepts of minimalist computing, Eurotech lowers power draw, minimizes physical size, and reduces coding complexity to bring sensors, embedded boards and platforms, stand-alone systems, and high performance computers to market, specializing in a number of vertical segments, such as Transportation, Medical, Healthcare, Security, Defence, Energy and Industrial. By combining domain expertise with state-of-art computing and communication technologies, Eurotech architects integrated solutions that simplify data capture, processing, and transfer over unified communications networks. Our customers rely on us to simplify embedded computing so they can focus on their core competencies. Learn more about Eurotech at www.eurotech.com .

“Freescale and the Freescale logo, are trademarks of Freescale Semiconductor, Inc., Reg. U.S. Pat. & Tm. Off. QorIQ is a trademark of Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. All other product or service names are the property of their respective owners. © 2010 Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.”

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