PICO-i.MX6UL and DWARF - ready for Brillo - TechNexion

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New Taipei City, 27.Oktober 2015TechNexion announces PICO-i.MX6UL System-on-Module for Google Brillo OS

 

Googles OS Brillo is a lightweight embedded OS, based on Android that is open, extensible, secure and applicable to a variety of devices.

Brillo’ comes with ‘Weave’ Googles communication API, which easily allows ‘Brillo’ devices to communicate and exchange with each other or store data in the cloud.

 

TechNexion provides with the PICO-IMX6UL System-on-Module (SoM) the fitting hardware for this new operating system. The PICO Module is equipped with a Freescale i.MX6 UltraLite Processor (Cortex-A7 Core) and is a very compact, ubiquitous computing, high performance SoM that are highly optimized for mobile Internet of Things applications.

 

Connectivity is given by Gigabit Ethernet, WiFi (802.11ac) and Bluetooth 4.0.

 

Memory ranges from 256MB over 512MB to 1GB DDR3

 

Available with on-board eMMC Memory (default 4GB, others available on request) or SD-Card Slot.

 

Using a pin-compatible scale-able platform that not only utilizes the “Edison” connector connectivity for sensors and low-speed I/O, but also adds additional expansion possibilities for multimedia and connectivity.

 

Additionally the “DWARF” platform eases proto-typing and accelerates time to market by offering a complete platform; introducing a large number of ready to use sensors like 3d-Accelerator, Gyroscope or Altitude-meter and available I/O’s to take advantage of todays’ technology and communication challenges, giving our customers’ cutting edge technology that can easily be expanded and implemented into Industry 4.0 applications. The schematics are freely available for the DWARF Carrier board.

 

TechNexion’s Brillo Page is here:

http://technexion.com/solutions/brillo

 

The Freescale announcement is here:

http://blogs.freescale.com/processors/2015/10/freescale-joins-google-in-enabling-brillo-access-to-the-developer-community/

 

And for more information you can find the Google announcement here:

http://googledevelopers.blogspot.tw/2015/10/building-brillo-iant-devices-with-weave_27.html

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