iWave Systems iW-RainboW-G27M SMARC 2.0 SoM Features NXP i.MX8 QuadMax Processor

We’ve previously seen SECO will soon launch SM-C12 SMARC 2.0 SoM powered by NXP i.MX 8M processor, but there’s not the only company working on a SMARC 2.0 compliant system-on-module powered by the latest NXP 64-bit Arm processor, as iWave Systems iW-RainboW-G27M module should be coming up soon with a more powerful NXP i.MX 8QuadMax Arm Cortex A72/A53/M4 processor coupled with 4GB LPDDR4 RAM by default. The i.MX8QuadMax SMARC System-on-Module targets “complex embedded application of consumer, medical and industrial embedded computing applications”. iWave Systems iW-RainboW-G27M specifications: SoC – NXP i.MX8 QuadMax processor with 2x Cortex-A72 @ 1.8 GHz, 4x Cortex-A53 @ 1.2 GHz,2 x Cortex-M4F @ 266 MHz, 2x Vivante GC7000XSVX GPUs, and a 4K H.265 decode & 1080p h.264 enc/dec capable VPU System Memory – 4GB LPDDR4 (Expandable) On-module Storage – 16GB eMMC Flash (Expandable), micro SD slot, optional 256MB QSPI Flash On-module Connectivity – 2x Gigabit Ethernet PHY,  WiFi  & Bluetooth LE module USB –  USB 3.0 4-Port …

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Compact Renesas RZ/G1C based ARM Linux Single Board Computer Exposes 100 Expansion Pins

iWave Systems has released a new business card sized single board computer (SBC) with iW-RainboW-G23S, which looks somewhat similar to a Raspberry Pi 3 board, but is equipped with Renesas RZ/G1C single or dual core ARM Cortex A7 processor, up to 2GB RAM, Gigabit Ethernet, and provides plenty of I/Os through 3 headers for a total of 100 pins. Target applications include HMI & access control, industrial control, healthcare devices, point of sale, IoT, home & office automation, and white goods & appliances. iW-RainboW-G23S board specifications: SoC – Renesas RZ/G1C Dual/Solo ARM Cortex-A7 processor @ 1.0 GHz with PowerVR SGX531 3D GPU System Memory – 512 MB DDR3 (expandable up to 2GB) Storage – 2MB SPI Flash  (expandable), 8GB eMMC Flash (expandable), and micro SD connector Video Output/Input – 1x HDMI output port,  1x CVBS input RCA jack, optional 1x CVBS output RCA jack/header Video – HD encode/decode Connectivity – 100/1000Mbps Ethernet USB – 2x USB 2.0 host ports, 1x micro …

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iWave Systems iW-RainboW-G25D is a SMARC 2.0 Compliant Snapdragon 820 Development Kit

iWave Systems previously launched iW-RainboW-G25S single board board powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor. The company is now back with a new Snapdragon 820 development kit called iW-RainboW-G25D that complies with SMARC 2.0 SoM specifications. The kit include a SoM with 3GB RAM, 32GB storage, WiFi and Bluetooth connected to a SMARC compliant baseboard, and optionally features a 5.5″ AMOLED touch screen display. iWave Systems iW-RainboW-G25D development kit specifications: APQ8096 SMARC iW-RainboW-G25M SoM: SoC – Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 (APQ8096) quad core Kryo CPU with Adreno 530 GPU @ 624MHz, Hexagon 680 DSP @ 825 MHz (no  modem) System Memory – 3GB LPDDR4 RAM Storage – 32GB eMMC Flash, micro SD slot Connectivity PCIe to Gigabit Ethernet + PHY 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi + BT4.1 Low Energy (BLE) GPS/GNSS receiver 314-pin MXM 3.0 edge connector as per SMARC 2.0 specifications SMARC Carrier Board Storage – M.2 slot (back), SATA, SD card slot (back), SPI flash Display – 5.5″ HD AMOLED MIPI DSI display …

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Linux based iWave Systems OBD-II Dongle Comes with 4G LTE and GPS

OBD-II dongles that you connect to your car’s OBD-II port have been around for several years, but they were initially simple devices with USB or Bluetooth connectivity that you control with your smartphone or computer. More recently we’ve seen more complex OBD-II head-up-diplays, and boards such as Macchina M2 open source hardware OBD-II board that takes various XBee modules for 4G, Ethernet, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, and so on. iWave Systems, a company better known for their system-on-modules, has now unveiled their own OBD-II dongle with NXP i.MX 6UL processor running Linux, and integrating 4G LTE and GPS by default. iWave Systems OBD-II dongle specifications: Processor – NXP i.MX 6UL ARM Cortex-A7 processor @ 528/696MHz Memory –  256 MB DDR3 (Optionally upgradeable to higher capacity) Storage – 256 MB NAND Flash (optionally upgradeable to higher capacity). Connectivity – Built-in 4G Modem with antenna, optional WiFi & Bluetooth 4.0 LE module Positioning – GPS Receiver Sensors –  Accelerometer,  Gyroscope, Magnetometer Car Interface …

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SBCs: Inforce 6640, iWave iW-RainboW-G25S, and DragonBoard 820c

We’ve already covered Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 system-on-modules such as Intrinsyc Open-Q 820 and Inforce 6601, which can be used with baseboards that are suitable for development, but so far I had not seen a single board computer (SBC) powered by the processor optimized for mass production and suitable for integration into products. Bu this is about to change, as three Snapdragon 820 SBCs are now (or soon will be) available with Inforce Computing 6640, iWave iW-RainboW-G25S, and DragonBoard 820c. Inforce 6640 SBC Inforce Computing 6640 Single Board Computer specifications: SoC – Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 quad core Kryo processor with 2x cores @ up to 2.2GHz, 2x cores @ up to 1.6GHz, Adreno 530 GPU, Hexagon 680 DSP System Memory – 4GB LPDDR4 Storage – Up to 64GB UFS 2.0 flash, microSD slot Video Output / Display Interface – 2x 4-lane MIPI-DSI DPHY 1.2 , 1x HDMI 2.0 interface for touch screen displays Audio – WDC9335 audio codec; 4x line out; …

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iWave Systems iW-RainboW-G20M-Q7 SoM Features Renesas RZ/G1M Cortex A15 SoC

iWave Systems has unveiled a new Qseven 2.0 compliant system-on-module part of their RainboW family with iW-RainboW-G20M-Q7 module powered by Renesas RZ/G1M dual core ARM Cortex A15 SoC, and targeting industrial and automotive applications with over 10 years of support. iW-RainboW-G20M-Q7 module specifications: SoC – Renesas RZ/G1M dual core ARM Cortex A15 @ 1.5GHz with PowerVR SGX544MP2 GPU @ 520MHz System Memory – 1GB DDR3(expandable) Storage – 4GB eMMC Flash (expandable) + 2MB SPI NOR Flash for boot code, and optional Micro SD Slot Connectivity – 1x Gigabit Ethernet  PHY USB – 2 Port USB HUB I/Os via 230-pin Qseven edge connector: Storage – 1x SATA , 1x SDHC USB – 1x USB3.0 host, 2x USB 2.0 hosts, or 1x USB 2.0 device Display – 1x LVDS Connectivity – 1x Gigabit Ethernet Audio – 1x I2S Audio 2x PWM, 2x I2C, SPI, CAN, UART, GPIOs 1x PCIe (multiplexed with SATA) JTAG or UART Console Other expansion connectors: 80-pin header 1 with 24bpp …

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iWave Systems Introduces RainboW-G16M µMXM SoM Powered by Freescale Vybrid ARM Cortex A5 / M4 SoC

iWave Systems has unveiled new microMXM system-on-modules powered by Freescale Vybrid dual core ARM Cortex-A5 @ 500Mhz and Cortex-M4 @ 167 Mhz SoC. Rainbow-G16M modules target applications that can leverage the Cortex M4 MCU for real-time tasks, and the Cortex A5 core for application processing such as industrial process control & kiosks , smart grid, medical / healthcare devices, smart connected devices, and battery operated handheld devices. Here are the module specifications: SoC – Vybrid VF6x Series Controller with ARM Cortex A5 core @ 500Mhz, and Cortex M4 core @ 167 MHz System Memory – 256 MB DDR3 (Expandable upto 1GB) Storage 256MB NAND Flash (Expandable up to 2GB) QSPI Flash (Optional) EEPROM (Optional) On Board peripherals support: On module 10/100 Ethernet PHY JTAG Header for processor (Optional) Open SDA Header (Optional) DIP Switch for boot settings (Optional) 314-pin MXM PCB Edge Connector Interfaces: 10/100 Ethernet PHY interface 2nd RMII or Camera (8bit) interface 24bpp RGB LCD interface USB – …

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iWave Systems Launches RainboW-G12M-Q7 SoMs Powered by TI Sitara AM389x/DM816x Processor

iWave Systems, an embedded systems company based in Bangalore, India, has unveiled new Qseven Modules powered by Texas Instruments Sitara AM389x/DM816x ARM Cortex-A8 microprocessor clocked up to 1.5 GHz. Rainbow-G12M-Q7 modules target applications such as Single-Board computers, network and communication processing, industrial automation, human machine interface (HMI), medical electronic devices, video surveillance systems and interactive Point-of-Service (PoS) kiosks. Here are the modules specifications: CPU – TI AM389x/DM8168 ARM Cortex-A8 based Sitara Processor operating up to 1.5 GHz Memory: 1GB DDR3 SDRAM 128 MB NAND Flash On-Board Micro SD slot  230-pin Qseven Edge Connector: 1x PCIe v2.0 1x HDMI 1.3 2x SATA LVDS channel 1 x USB 2.0 Host | 1x USB 2.0 device I2S Port SD/SDIO SPI & I2C ports  Expansion Connector: Gigabit Ethernet HD Video IN/OUT Ports Analog Video OUT Audio IN/OUT ports UART, GPIOs Form factor –  Qseven R1.20 compatible (70mm x 70mm) Temperature Range –  0 to 70°C Power Input –  5V / 2A The company provides …

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