Analogix and ICE Computer Partner on Ultraportable Pocket PCs with SlimPort interface

Modular PCs can connect to any screen using SlimPort

Monday, June 2, 2014 3:00 pm PDT

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SANTA CLARA, Calif.
"Today’s consumers are expecting smaller, cost-effective and more flexible computer platforms, as they are managing more and more content on the go"

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ICE Computer and Analogix Semiconductor, Inc. are announcing ICE’s xPC™ series of smartphone-sized, modular pocket PCs featuring a built-in SlimPort® interface solution from Analogix Semiconductor, Inc. during this week’s 2014 Computex show in Taipei, Taiwan.

The ultraportable xPC™ computer platform offers two versions, both of them using the Analogix SlimPort transmitter IC ANX7808: xPC™ PRO based on Intel Haswell/ Broadwell and xPC™ based on Intel Bay Trail platform.

“Today’s consumers are expecting smaller, cost-effective and more flexible computer platforms, as they are managing more and more content on the go,” said Scott Ma of ICE Computer. “Our xPC™ is compatible with the majority of displays, meaning that users can choose the best display for the best experience on any given project, as well as using already-owned display devices to share their content, thanks to their built-in SlimPort capabilities.”

“We’re proud to be part of this dynamic personal computing experience,” said Andre Bouwer, vice president of marketing for Analogix. “ICE’s xPC™ pocket PC with its SlimPort® display connectivity allows users to attain new levels of mobility without giving up any of the performance they are used to.”

Analogix Semiconductor is the leading supplier of DisplayPort-compliant semiconductors and IP products used in notebooks, tablets and other mobile devices. The DisplayPort standard is an innovative, packetized digital interface for high-resolution video and audio that was developed by the Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA).

About Analogix Semiconductor

Analogix Semiconductor, Inc. designs and manufactures semiconductors for the digital multimedia market, from portable devices such as smartphones to high-end graphics cards and large, high-definition displays. Analogix is the market leader in providing end-to-end interface connectivity semiconductor solutions for DisplayPort, including the SlimPort family of products. The DisplayPort standard is an innovative, packetized digital interface for high-resolution video and audio that was developed by the Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA). SlimPort branded products are compliant with the DisplayPort and the Mobility DisplayPort (MyDP) standard.

For more information visit www.analogix.com or follow us on Twitter @Analogix and @SlimPortConnect.

About ICE Computer

ICE Computer is a provider of modular computers for Internet, Communication, and Entertainment (ICE™). A startup company with an R&D team in Silicon Valley and a manufacturing team in Taiwan, ICE Computer has been developing modular computers for more than two years.

Analogix and SlimPort are trademarks or registered trademarks of Analogix Semiconductor, Inc. All other trademarks and trade names are the property of their respective owners.

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