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VIA ARMOS-800 Embedded System Features a Freescale i.MX537 based Pico-ITX Board

VIA Technologies has recently announced the VIA ARMOS-800, an fanless system designed around VIA VAB-800 Pico-ITX board powered by Freescale i.MX537 processor. The VIA ARMOS-800 provides a ruggedized low-power system for industrial and in-vehicle applications such as a digital signage.

VIA VAB-800 Pico-ITX board and  ARMOS-800 Embedded System

VIA VAB-800 Pico-ITX board and ARMOS-800 Embedded System

Here are VIA ARMOS-800 specifications:

  • Processor – 800MHz Freescale Cortex-A8 single core i.MX537
  • System Memory – 1GB DDR3-800 SDRAM using 128M x16 memory devices
  • Storage – „„ 4GB onboard eMMC Flash memory + ob-board micro SD connector
  • Graphics – Supports two integrated graphics processing units: an OpenGL ES 2.0 3D graphics accelerator and an OpenVGTM 1.1 2D graphics accelerator
  • Video Output – VGA and HDMI
  • Audio I/O – Line-In, Line-out, Mic-in connectors
  • Connectivity:
    • Ethernet – 10/100 PHY transceiver (SMSC LAN8720A)
    • Wi-Fi – Optional VIA 802.11n Wireless module VNT 9271
  • USB – 3x USB connectors + 1x on-board USB 2.0 pin header
  • COM – 1x D-Sub 9-pin female connector
  • CAN – 1x D-Sub 9-pin female connector (TI SN65HVD1050 CAN transceiver)
  • GPIO – 1x D-Sub 9-pin female connector (GPI x4 + GPO x4)
  • Misc – Integrated Watchdog timer, red & green LEDs
  • Power Supply – 5V DC. Typical power consumption: 3.14W
  • Dimensions – 150 mm (W) x 45 mm (H) x 108 mm (D)
  • Operating Temperature – VGA: 40°C up to 80 °C | HDMI: 20°C ~80°C

VIA provides support for Android 2.3 and Embedded Linux 2.6 for this embedded platform. You can find more information on ARMOS-800 product page.

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  1. January 24th, 2013 at 21:58 | #1

    Today they’ve released another similar product – VIA ARMTiGO A800: http://www.viaembedded.com/en/products/systems/2050/1/ARMTiGO_A800_%28Pico-ITX%29.html

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