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Inforce Computing To Launch Quad Core Development Platform
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Inforce Computing To Launch Quad Core Development Platform

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Inforce Computing To Launch Quad Core Development Platform

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Richard Harris Richard Harris

Development Platform to Utilize Qualcomm Technologies’ Snapdragon™ S4 Pro APQ8064 Processor with Support Programs For Developers
Inforce Computing, innovative supplier of embedded processor modules and single-board computers, today announced  the launch of the SYS6440 development kit, which runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon™ S4 Pro APQ8064 processor from Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM).   Ideal for quickly developing media rich applications such as video conferencing, thin clients, digital signage, audio processing, industrial, medical applications, and video surveillance, the SYS6440 development kit is available off-the-shelf from Inforce, and is supported by real-time OEM development support plans.
Based on the Qseven™ System on Module (SOM) IFC6400, available from Inforce, the SYS6440 is a comprehensive development kit that provides developers the necessary tools to accelerate their product design cycle, and is equipped with a comprehensive suite of on-board IOs and peripherals including a 4-inch MIPI-DSI LCD multi-touch display, MIPI-CSI 20MP Omnivision® Camera and sensors.
The SYS6440 development kit is also designed to maximize the rich multimedia features of the Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064 processor and its quad-core CPU architecture, and is available with Android and Embedded Linux operating system support packages.
“Qualcomm Technologies sees tremendous potential for its Snapdragon processors in the embedded space, and we are delighted to see Inforce launching the SYS6440 development kit,” said Tia Cassett, Sr. Director of Business Development, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. “With the Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064 processor at the heart of the SYS6440 development kit, embedded developers now have access to a high-performance, low power processor with industry leading multimedia features.”
The Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064 processor offers the latest CPU architecture and includes128-bit FPU, optimized to deliver industry-leading performance to power ratio.  The APQ8064 processor’s four cores are dynamically scalable for voltage and frequencies, and are enhanced further by the integrated dedicated DSP and sensor hub subsystem. With a comprehensive suite of integrated features, the Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064 processor will help enable a diverse set of media-rich, smart embedded applications in extremely low-footprints.
“In the last few years, we have seen the smartphone platform revolutionize mobile computing markets with unmatched performance, amazing multi-media capabilities and sophisticated human interface technologies, and we are now seeing the same foundation of technologies enabling a host of new-generation embedded devices,” said Inforce’s CEO Jagat Acharya.  “We are thrilled to include the Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064 processor in our developing platform level solutions for this rapidly evolving segment as we continue supporting OEMs by bringing additional innovative solutions that help them compete in a global market, as well as help create an eco-system of software and peripheral providers to bring our customers closer to their targets.” 
Inforce specializes in OEM support and custom embedded design services.  There are a variety of distinct support packages that fit your support requirement for your product development. This ecosystem for developers helps accelerate time-to-market and risk avoidance of product failure which ultimately decreases the project’s total cost ownership.
SYS6440 development kit includes a Mini-ITx standard form-factor Carrier Board, with Qseven™ System on Module with Snapdragon™ APQ8064 processor, Sensor Board Module, Camera Module, Battery and LCD Touch Screen Display and will be available for $599.  The development kit and Qseven™ module will be available for purchase at www.inforcelive.com, and for more information about these products.
Interested in learning more about Inforce’s Development Platform SYS6440?
Attend Embedded World February 26th-28th, in Nuremberg, Germany to have a first-hand look at what Inforce’s platform is capable of for the embedded market. We will be located at the Qualcomm Booth #4-634.
About Inforce Computing
Inforce Computing supplies high performance processing, networking and embedded hardware platforms based on widely-used open standards for real life applications. Inforce products offer high-density computing solutions in small, eco-aware footprints that are being deployed today to enable the next generation of mobile devices. OEMs and system developers can choose from a rich selection of standard off-the-shelf and customer-ready reference platforms. Founded in 2007 by embedded industry professionals, Inforce is backed by experienced management and leadership that promote innovative thinking.

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