AMD & Samsung has been buzzing around the news lately, pertaining to rumors related to the foreseeable acquisition of the smartphone giant to AMD. This news isn’t about that, as AMD just announced a partnership with Samsung pertaining to their Embedded R-Series products. Read more on how AMD is shaping up Samsung’s digital signage systems.

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AMD recently announced that the AMD Embedded R-Series accelerated processing unit (APU), previously codenamed “Bald Eagle,” is powering the latest set-back-box (SBB) digital media players from Samsung Electronics, Co., Ltd. With high performance, low power, and broad connectivity, the new Samsung SBB-B64DV4 is an ideal fit for demanding signage applications that transform Samsung SMART Signage Displays into inclusive digital tools for a wide range of business needs.

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Using AMD’s Embedded R-Series APUs, Samsung SBB media players for digital signage deliver breakthrough HD graphics performance and support multi-video stream capabilities up to two displays, all in a power efficient and ultra-compact form factor.

“Digital signage is a key vertical for the AMD Embedded business,” said Scott Aylor, corporate vice president and general manager, AMD Embedded Solutions. “The AMD Embedded R-Series APU enables leading digital signage providers to harness high levels of compute and graphics performance within a low-power design envelope. AMD Embedded Solutions help designers at Samsung achieve aggressive form factor goals and drive down system costs while providing the rich multimedia their digital signage customers’ demand.”

The AMD Embedded RX-425BB APU combines a high performance x86 CPU with an integrated, discrete-class AMD Radeon™ R6 graphics processing unit (GPU) in a low-power configuration to minimize heat dissipation constraints and meet demanding energy efficiency requirements. The processor utilizes AMD’s latest Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture, created for advanced graphics applications and parallel processing capabilities.

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