OSM Size-S compliant LGA system-on-module is powered by NXP i.MX 8XLite processor

iWave Systems has launched another system-on-module compliant with the SGET OSM (Open Standard Module) standard with the iW-RainboW-G46M powered by NXP i.MX 8XLite Cortex-A35 processor designed for V2X and IIoT applications and following OSM Size-S (30x30mm) form factor

The new system-on-module follows the iW-RainboW-G40M module with NXP i.MX 8M Plus processor and OSM Size-L (45x45mm) form factor launched at the beginning of the year. The iW-RainboW-G46M comes with 2GB RAM and 8GB flash by default, Gigabit Ethernet, PCIe, and CAN interfaces among others, and can operate in a wide -40°C to +125°C temperature range.

OSM Size-S iMX 8XLite system-on-module

iW-RainboW-G46M specifications:

  • SoC – NXP i.MX 8XLite Dual/Solo Cortex-A35 processor @ up to 1.2 GHz with Cortex-M4F real-time core, on-chip V2X accelerator (but no GPU, no VPU)
  • System Memory – 2GB LPDDR4 (expandable)
  • Storage – 8GB eMMC Flash (expandable)
  • 332 balls contact grid with
    • Display – 18-bit RGB LCD interface
    • Audio – 1x I2S
    • Networking – 2x Gigabit Ethernet (RGMII), including one with AVB
    • USB – 1x USB 2.0 OTG, 1x USB 2.0 host
    • 2x CAN ports
    • 1x PCIe Gen3
    • 15x GPIOs
    • Up to 3x UART, 1x SPI, 2x I2C
    • 1x JTAG
  • Power Supply – 5V, 2.5A
  • Dimensions – 30 x 30mm (OSM 1.0 standard Size-S)
  • Temperature range – -40°C to +125°C
  • AEC-Q104 Grade

iW-RainboW-G46MThe company provides Linux 5.4.7 (or higher) and Android 11 (or higher) BSPs for the module, with Ubuntu OS also mentioned. iWave Systems expects it to be used in Vehicle-to-Vehicle communication (V2V), Vehicle to Infrastructure (V2I) and Vehicle to Network (V2N) applications, as well as Industrial IoT, control, and connectivity applications. A development kit for the system-on-module is also available, but no details were given about it. The earlier iW-RainboW-G40M devkit is a Pico-ITX carrier board, so it might be the same for the new i.MX 8XLite module.

Pricing has not been made public, but we do know the board is part of a 10-year product longevity program, so it will be available at least until 2032. Additional information may be found on the product page.

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