Nuvoton NuMicro MA35D0 is a low-cost dual-Core Arm Cortex-A35 microprocessor for industrial edge applications

NuMaker IoT-MA35D0-A1 Dev Board

The Nuvoton NuMicro MA35D0 series is a cost-effective, dual-core Arm Cortex-A35 MPU designed specifically for edge IoT applications. The specifications of this MPU are very similar to the Nuvoton MA35H0, and it looks more like a low-power low-cost version of the NuMicro MA35D1. The MPU features integrated, stacked DDR SDRAM options (128MB or 256MB) to reduce PCB complexity and BOM costs. It also offers some security options with Arm TrustZone, secure boot, cryptographic accelerators, and a True Random Number Generator, making it ideal for industrial applications. The MPU also offers various peripherals and connectivity options including 2x Fast Ethernet (IEEE 1588 v2) interfaces, high-speed USB, SD3.0/eMMC, three CAN FD, eleven UART, and more. Additionally, the MA35D0 MPU supports touchscreens and a TFT LCD controller with resolutions up to 1280×800. Nuvoton NuMicro MA35D0 Series specifications: CPU Sub-system  2x Arm Cortex-A35 cores running at up to 650 MHz L1 Cache – 32 Kbytes instruction […]

Synaptics Astra platform takes SL1620, SL1640, or SL1680 Arm CPU module for Edge AI applications

Astra Machina Foundation Series Dev Board

Synaptics has unveiled its new Astra platform with a range of SoC and a development kit for edge AI applications. These new processors and a supporting development kit are built to provide out-of-the-box AI capabilities for IoT devices, reducing reliance on cloud-based AI. This new Synaptics Astra Platform is built around three main SoCs. The SL1680 is built for multi-modal IoT applications and features a quad-core Arm Cortex-A73 CPU, dedicated 7.9 TOPS NPU, and 4K video. The SL1640 is a cost and power-optimized SoC with a quad-core Cortex-A55 CPU and 1.6+ TOPS NPU. Finally, the SL1620 is a graphics and AI accelerator with a quad-core Cortex-A55 CPU and dual-core Imagination BXE-2-32 GPU but does not feature an NPU. The development kit features a module design where the new swappable compute modules allow flexible configurations. The devkit will support open Yocto Linux distribution and Synaptics AI toolkit for quick AI integration. […]

Ronetix launches NXP i.MX93 SoMs in SMARC and OSM-L form factors

RNX iMX93 SMARC

Austrian embedded equipment manufacturer, Ronetix, has released two i.MX93 system-on-modules (SoMs): the RNX-iMX93-OSM that follows the Open Standard Module (OSM) form factor, and the RNX-iMX93-SMARC compliant with the SMARC 2.1 (smart mobility architecture) standard. Ronetix i.MX93 SoMs are powered by the NXP i.MX93 processor featuring a 64-bit dual-core Arm Cortex-A55 application processor running at 1.7GHz and a Cortex-M33 core running at 250MHz for low-latency and real-time tasks. The SoC supports up to 2GB LPDDR4 RAM and 512GB eMMC storage, and the integrated Arm Ethos-U65 microNPU offers up to 0.5 TOPS of computing power for machine vision applications and intelligent energy management (IEM). Applicable for industrial automation and IoT, the SoMs also feature two CAN and Ethernet interfaces to aid high-speed data transfer. Other hardware featuring the i.MX93 that we have covered recently include the ADLINK OSM-IMX93, MaaXBoard OSM93, and Ka-Ro Electronics’ QS93. The RNX-iMX93-SMARC system-on-module comes in 82 x 50mm […]

IBASE ISR500 fanless Edge AI computer and digital signage player features MediaTek Genio 510 or 700 SoC

Mediatek Genio 700 Edge AI computer

IBASE Technology ISR500 is a fanless digital signage player and Edge AI computer powered by either a MediaTek Genio 510 hexa-core Cortex-A78/A55 processor or Genio 720 octa-core Cortex-A78/A55 SoC with a real-time AI performance up to 3.2 TOPS. The system ships with 4GB RAM and 64GB eMMC flash, features two HDMI video outputs, a gigabit Ethernet port, a few USB ports, a 3.5mm audio jack, a COM port, and an M.2 socket for wireless expansion. IBASE ISR500 specifications: SoC (one or the other) MediaTek Genio 700 (MT8390) Octa-core CPU – Dual-core Cortex-A78 @ 2.2GHz with 256KB L2 cache, hexa-core Cortex-A55 @ 2.0GHz with 128KB L2 cache, shared 2MB L3 cache GPU – Arm Mali-G57 MC3 with support for OpenGL ES 1.1/2.0/3.2, Vulkan 1.0/1.1, OpenCL 2.2 AI accelerator – Tensilica VP6 MediaTek APU 3.0 up to 3.2 TOPS VPU Video Encode – 4Kp30 H.265/H.264 Video Decode – 4Kp75, AV1, VP9, H.265/H.264 […]

ADLINK unveils Intel Atom x7000RE & x7000C Amston Lake COM Express and SMARC 2.1 modules

Intel Amston Lake COM Express module

ADLINK has released two Intel Atom X7000RE & x7000C Amston Lake-powered modules with the cExpress-ASL COM Express Type 6 Compact module and the LEC-ASL SMARC 2.1 system-on-module both offered with up to 16GB LPDDR5 soldered-down memory and 2.5GbE networking. The modules are designed for high-performance, low-power, and ruggedized edge solutions running 24/7, and with support for Intel TCC and Time Sensitive Networking (TSN), the modules are also suitable for hard-real-time computing workloads required by use cases such as industrial automation, AI robots, smart retail, transportation, network communication, and more. Intel Atom x7000RE and x7000C Amston Lake processors The announcement came as a surprise because I had never heard about Intel Amston Lake processors so far. It might be because they were just announced and all seven SKUs are embedded parts with two to eight cores, and as a result, they may not quite get as much coverage as consumer processors. […]

8devices TobuFi SoM is designed for drones, robotics, and advanced audio systems

8devices TobuFi SoM

8devices has recently introduced TobuFi, a Qualcomm QCS405-powered System-on-Module (SoM) featuring dual-band Wi-Fi 6 and Wi-Fi 5 capabilities. The device also features 1GB LPDDR3, 8GB of eMMC storage, and multiple display resolutions. It also offers various interfaces, including USB 3.0, HDMI, I2S, DMIC, SDC, UART, SPI, I2C, and GPIO. In previous posts, we covered 8devices product launches like the Noni M.2 WiFi 7 module, Rambutan and Rambutan-I modules, Habanero IPQ4019 SoM, Mango-DVK OpenWrt Devkit, and many more innovative products. If you’re interested in 8devices, feel free to check those out for more details. 8devices TobuFi SoM specifications: SoC – Qualcomm QCS405 CPU – Quad-core Arm Cortex-A53 at 1.4GHz; 64-bit GPU – Qualcomm Adreno 306 GPU at 600MHz; supports 64-bit addressing DSP – Qualcomm Hexagon QDSP6 v66 with Low Power Island and Voice accelerators Memory – 1GB LPDDR3 + 8GB eMMC Storage 8GB eMMC flash SD card – One 8-bit (SDC1, 1.8V) and one […]

Radxa NIO 12L – A low-profile MediaTek Genio 1200 SBC with Ubuntu certification for at least 5 years of updates

Radxa NIO 12L

Radxa NIO 12L is a low-profile single board computer (SBC) based on the MediaTek Genio 1200 octa-core Cortex-A78/A55 SoC with a 4 TOPS NPU that got Ubuntu certification with at least 5 years of software update, and up to 10 years for extra payment. The board comes with up to 16GB RAM, 512GB UFS storage, HDMI, USB-C (DisplayPort), and MIPI DSI video interfaces, a 4K-capable HDMI input port, two MIPI CSI camera interfaces, gigabit Ethernet and WiFi 6 connectivity, five USB ports, and a 40-pin GPIO header for expansion. Radxa NIO 12L specifications: SoC – Mediatek Genio 1200 (MT8395) CPU Quad-core Arm Cortex-A78 @ up to 2.2 to 2.4GHz Quad-core Arm Cortex-A55 @ up to 2.0GHz GPU Arm Mali-G57 MC5 GPU with support for OpenGL ES1.1, ES2.0, and ES3.2, OpenCL 1.1, 1.2 and 2.2, Vulkan 1.1 and 1.2 2D image acceleration module APU – Dual‑core AI Processor Unit (APU) Cadence […]

Variscite DART-MX95 SoM – Edge Computing with dual GbE, 10GbE, Wi-Fi 6, and AI/ML capabilities

Variscite DART MX95 SoM

Introduced at Embedded World 2024, the Variscite DART-MX95 SoM is powered by NXP’s i.MX 95 SoC and features an array of high-speed peripherals including dual GbE, 10GbE, and dual PCIe interfaces. Additionally, this SoM supports up to 16GB LPDDR5 RAM and up to 128GB of eMMC storage. It features a MIPI-DSI display interface, multiple audio interfaces, MIPI CSI2 for camera connectivity, USB ports, and a wide range of other functionalities, making it highly versatile for a variety of applications. Previously, we have covered many different SoMs designed by Variscite, including the Variscite VAR-SOM-6UL, Variscite DART-MX8M, and Variscite DART-6UL SoM, among others. Feel free to check those out if you are looking for products with NXP SoCs. Variscite DART-MX95 SoM Specifications SoC – NXP i.MX 95 CPU Up to 6x 2.0GHz Arm Cortex-A55 cores Real-time co-processors – 800MHz Cortex-M7 and 250MHz Cortex-M33. 2D/3D Graphics Acceleration 3D GPU with OpenGL ES 3.2, […]