Linux Powered Apalis iMX8 SoM Built On NXP’s QuadMax
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Linux Powered Apalis iMX8 SoM Built On NXP’s QuadMax

Toradex, a Swiss embedded technology firm announced the world’s first embedded board built on NXP’s i.MX8 QuadMax back in Mar. 2017. Recently, Toradex has opened early access for selected customers to the SODIMM-style Apalis iMX8 module. A sign-up form offers the potential for...

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Microchip’s New Open Source SAMA5D27 SOM Module Runs Mainline Linux
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Microchip’s New Open Source SAMA5D27 SOM Module Runs Mainline Linux

American microcontroller manufacturer company Microchip has unveiled an open source, mainline Linux ready “SAMA5D27 SOM” module. This module is based on a SiP implementation of its Cortex-A5-based SAMA5D27 SoC with 128MB RAM. The 40 x 38mm module is also compatible with...

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Hardware Acronyms: SiP, SoC, SoM, CoM, SBC – What Are They?
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Hardware Acronyms: SiP, SoC, SoM, CoM, SBC – What Are They?

If you are new into hardware or still familiarizing yourself to the hardware ecosystem, you will realize some common terms often appear which could sometimes sound confusing or something out of rocket science, but it's not. Here's a quick look at five common terms used in hardware...

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New Mini-ITX Form Factor Open-X 8M Development Kit Is Built Around i.MX8M Module
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New Mini-ITX Form Factor Open-X 8M Development Kit Is Built Around i.MX8M Module

The Canada based company Intrinsyc has announced the Open-X 8M System on Module (SOM) a month ago. Now Open-X 8M is followed up with a Mini-ITX form factor Open-X 8M Development Kit build. The kit includes a GbE port, dual USB 3.0 ports, M2 expansion, and much more user-friendly...

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Microchip MC1409UK – MPU based system on module
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Microchip MC1409UK – MPU based system on module

Simplify industrial-grade Linux® designs with SAMA5D2 MPU-based system on module (SOM) with Microchip's MC1409u. There is a great deal of design effort and complexity associated with creating an industrial-grade microprocessor (MPU)-based system. The ATSAMA5D27-SOM1, which contains...

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OpenEmbed Releases em3399 Rockchip RK3399 SoM plus an Evaluation Kit
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OpenEmbed Releases em3399 Rockchip RK3399 SoM plus an Evaluation Kit

The RK3399 processor from Rockchip has seen adoption in some boards in recent times. The Rockchip RK3399 processor has been deployed on boards like the Odroid-N1 board, Firefly's Firefly-RK3399, the Theobroma RK3399-Q7 SoM, and more recently the Shenzhen Xunlong's Orange Pi...

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InnoComm NXP i.MX8M System on Module – An Advanced Video Processing SoM with Connectivity
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InnoComm NXP i.MX8M System on Module – An Advanced Video Processing SoM with Connectivity

Last year (2017), NXP announced its new applications processors, the i.MX 8 series. The i.MX 8M family of applications processors based on Arm® Cortex®-A53 and Cortex-M4 cores provide industry-leading audio, voice and video processing for applications that scale from consumer home...

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iWave releases first Xilinx Zynq 7000 based SOM Module
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iWave releases first Xilinx Zynq 7000 based SOM Module

The Zynq 7000 family based on the All Programmable SoC architecture are processor-center platforms that offer software, hardware and I/O programmability in a single chip. iWave Systems which has released several Altera based FPGA system on modules has just announced its SODIMM (Small...

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