SolidRun updates its quad-core iMX6 MicroSom for IoT applications

Posted 10/10/2016 7:07:27 AM by RICHARD HARRIS, Executive Editor

SolidRun updates its quad-core iMX6 MicroSom for IoT applications
SolidRun, an Israel based developer of System on Modules (SoMs), Single Board Computers (SBCs), and Industrial PCs will be announcing the industry's smallest iMX6-based microSoM designed for industrial IoT applications. At 47mm by 30mm, the iMX6 microSoM from SolidRun pacls is the smallest of its kind and offers many advanced features that would be typically reserved for the carrier board, including: memory, power management, FlexCan, UART interfaces that support RS232 and RS485, as well as options for flash memory and WiFi/Bluetooth.

SolidRun's latest NXP iMX6 based System-on-module is ideal for consumer, automotive and industrial-grade IoT applications based on Android or Linux operating systems, and can be implemented as a fanless application which reduces the potential of heat and dust-related failures and offers reliable long-term operation and performance.

Features offered:

- Can be outfitted with a single-core, dual-core or quad-core microprocessor

- Can be packed with memory options from 512MB to 2GB

- Option for industry-standard WiLink8 chip for 802.11a/b/g/n WLAN and Bluetooth 4.0

Advantages include:

- Broad levels of integration

- Power-efficient processing capabilities

- High-definition video capabilities

- Multilevel memory system

- Smart speed technology that enables the designer to deliver a feature-rich product, requiring levels of power far lower than industry expectations

- Dynamic voltage and frequency scaling

- Powerful graphics acceleration

- Interface flexibility

- Integrated power management throughout the device

- Advanced hardware-enabled security

To jumpstart development on new applications, SolidRun also offers their popular Hummingboard carrier board options that feature tons of connectivity options, including, USB, HDMI, RJ45 and more. 

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About the author: RICHARD HARRIS, Executive Editor

As the Publisher and Editor for App Developer Magazine, Richard has several industry recognitions and endorsements from tech companies such as Microsoft, Apple and Google for accomplishments in the mobile market. He was part of the early Google AFMA program, and also involved in the foundation of Google TV. He has been developing for mobile since 2003 and serves as CEO of Moonbeam Development, a mobile app company with 200 published titles in various markets throughout the world. Richard is also the founder of LunarAds, a mobile cross-promotion and self-serv mediation network for developers. He has been a featured presenter at trade-shows and conferences, and stays active with new projects relating to mobile development.

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