Introducing the all-new UP Squared 6000, a powerful AI-enabled platform based on the latest Intel® technology

UP Squared 6000 edge and board

UP Squared 6000 (based on Intel Elkhart Lake)

UP Square 6000

UP Squared 6000 Edge (based on Intel Elkhart Lake)

UP Squared 6000 Edge, a 5G compatible platform

UP Squared 6000 offers superior performance and scalability compared to previous generations. […] a small single board computer that’s AI-ready for reliable real-time performance at a budget price.

– Fredy Hsu, product manager

EINDHOVEN, THE NETHERLANDS, December 15, 2021 / – UP Bridge the Gap, a brand owned by AAEON, a leading manufacturer of AI Edge hardware solutions, is delighted to announce that the new UP Squared 6000 is available for pre-order and will start shipping in February 2022.

UP Squared 6000 is the newest addition to the extensive UP Squared line. It offers superior scalability and performance over previous generations and is available as both a board and a compact on-board system.

Based on the latest Intel Atom® X6000E and Intel series® Pentium® and Intel® Celeron® N and J series processors (formerly Elkhart Lake), UP Squared 6000 delivers up to 1.7 times the compute performance and twice the performance for 3D graphics compared to the previous generation. With flexible I / O loading and powerful compute capabilities, the UP Squared 6000 is a surprisingly power efficient platform.

This new generation of Intel® processors is enhanced for IOT and brings new artificial intelligence, security, and real-time capabilities to edge customers. It is ready to tackle the challenges faced in the IoT industry, including edge complexity, capital costs, data protection and security challenges, as well as a range of environmental conditions.

UP Squared 6000 is available in four different SKUs to provide scaling functionality. The industrial SKU is supplied with the Intel Atom® x6425RE, which is optimized for automation, robotics, and industrial applications. It is activated with Intel® Time Coordinated Computing (TCC) and is supplied with Intel® i210 Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN) via its 2.5 Gb LAN port for reliable real-time performance. In addition, the integrated TPM 2.0 and in-band ECC ensure safe and secure networking. A carrier board can be added via a 100 pin docking connector to expand the Intel® Programmable Services Engine (Intel® PSE).

Carrier card for UP Squared 6000 (coming in 2022) will expose all PSE I / O on the Intel Atom® x6425RE and Intel Atom® x6413E processors. It will offer a programmable 40-pin HAT and CAN bus as well as an additional SATA, micro-USB (PSE debugging port), UART, RS232, SATA with power connector, mini PCIe slot, micro-SIM slot , and two additional gigabit ethernet ports.

Further expansion is possible on the UP Squared 6000 with three M.2 expansion slots. Expansion slots include an M.2 3052 B dongle to support 5G connectivity, an M.2 2280 M dongle to add AI accelerator or high-speed NVMe storage, and an M.2 2230 E dongle to add Wi-Fi and Bluetooth® Functionality.

“UP Squared 6000 offers superior performance and scalability compared to previous generations. It is specially designed for use in robotics, industrial manufacturing and automation, ”said Fredy Hsu, product manager for AAEON’s UP Bridge the Gap brand. “Together with Intel, we are delivering a small single board computer that is AI ready for reliable real-time performance at a budget price. “

UP Squared 6000 is available as both a plank and a compact edging system. The UP Squared 6000 board and the UP Squared 6000 Edge are available for pre-order now and will ship in February 2022.

The UP Squared 6000 Edge Computing Kit, a system solution kit based on the UP Squared 6000 with the additional support card, will be available soon in 2022. It comes with preinstalled software, including Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and 5.13 Kernel, l ‘Intel® Distribution of the OpenVINO ™ toolkit, and more.

Highlights of the UP Squared 6000 specification:
• Processor: Intel® Atom® X6000E Series, Intel® Pentium®, and Intel® Celeron® N and J series processors (formerly Elkhart Lake)
Intelligence® Celeron® N6210, up to 2.60 GHz
Intelligence® Pentium® J6426, up to 3.00 GHz
Intel Atom® x6413E, up to 3.00 GHz
Intel Atom® x6425RE, 1.90 GHz
• Intelligence® UHD Graphics
• LPDDR4 on-board memory, max. 8 GB
• Up to 64 GB of eMMC storage
• 40-pin HAT connector
• 1x RS232 / 422 (in Intel Atom® x6413E, Intel Atom® SKU x6425RE only)
• Supports 5G module via M.2 3042/3052 B key
• Support AI module or NVMe storage via M.2 2280M dongle
• Supports Wi-Fi 5/6 and Bluetooth® by key M.2 2230 E
• Carrier card support for Intel Atom® x6413E, Intel Atom® X6425RE references only

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About AAEON and UP Bridge the Gap
Established in 1992, AAEON is a leading designer and manufacturer of industrial IoT and AI Edge solutions. With continuous innovation as a core value, AAEON provides high quality and reliable computing platforms, including motherboards and industrial systems, rugged tablets, integrated AI Edge systems, uCPE network appliances, and LoRaWAN solutions. WWAN.

UP Bridge the Gap is a brand founded by AAEON Technology Europe in 2015. The UP team aims to bring innovation in technology, business models and integrated solutions. The UP team works with market leaders in different vertical markets to develop integrated solutions and build a large online community to work closely with developers.

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